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  • Trump seeks inquiry into allegations claiming Obama tapped his phones

    Date: 2017-03-05 21:46:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:6638317

    NEW YORK, Feb 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday demanded a congressional inquiry into whether his predecessor Barack Obama abused the power of federal law enforcement agencies before the 2016 presidential election, a day after leveling ....

  • White House requests Congress investigate whether Obama administration abused power

    Date: 2017-03-05 16:14:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6637417

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - President Donald Trump is asking Congress to look into whether the Obama administration abused its investigative powers during the 2016 election, CNN reported Sunday, quoting White House press secretary Sean ....

  • Nigerian pirates release 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian Sailor

    Date: 2017-03-05 15:34:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6636777

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian sailor after they were kidnapped early last month on the cargo ship, Radio Free Europe reported on Sunday. Citing a human rights activist in Crimea, ....

  • Russian security forces bust criminal ring suspected of Daesh ties in Dagestan

    Date: 2017-03-05 14:47:00 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:58 - ID:6636433

    MAKHACHKALA, March 5 (MENA) - Russian police and security forces in the Dagestan region busted a criminal ring suspected of having ties with Daesh terrorist group, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) said. The Committee said the Islamist ....

  • EU, IOM help 2,500 refugee, migrant children to attend Greek schools

    Date: 2017-03-05 12:13:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:6635085

    GENEVA, March 5 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) is backing a special education program that is helping 2,500 refugee and migrant children go to school in Greece. IOM provides transport and bus escorts who accompany the children from their ....

  • Trump accuses Obama of ‘Nixon/Watergate’ wiretap — but offers no evidence

    Date: 2017-03-05 11:01:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:6634597

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - President Donald Trump angrily accused former president Barack Obama of orchestrating a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters in the run-up to last fall’s election, providing no ....

  • 61 insurgents killed during counter-terrorism operations in Afganistan

    Date: 2017-03-05 10:13:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:6633861

    KABUL, March 5 (MENA) - At least 61 insurgents were killed and 33 others wounded during a series of counter-terrorism operations across Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported quoting the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. “This ....

  • Italy coastguard says almost 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

    Date: 2017-03-05 09:14:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:15 - ID:6633513

    ROME, March 5 (MENA) – Some 970 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy’s coastguard said, as the numbers attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe continue to rise, Al Arabiya reported on Sunday. More than 13,400 ....

  • Tony Blair's secret White House summit as he launches astonishing bid to work for Donald Trump... as his Middle East peace envoy

    Date: 2017-03-05 09:13:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:6633565

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) - Tony Blair has attended a secret meeting at the White House to discuss working for Donald Trump, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The former Prime Minister held talks with Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner ....

  • Trump plans to sign updated travel ban early next week

    Date: 2017-03-05 08:13:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:6632917

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump is planning to sign an updated executive order banning travel from certain Middle Eastern and African countries early next week, possibly as soon as Monday, at the Department of Homeland ....

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