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Crashed EgyptAir flight's cockpit voice recorder recovered

Friday, 17 June 2016 10:33
Cairo: The Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said on Thursday that the cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 has been recovered but found damaged."The device has been recovered in several stages as it was found damaged, but the…

Iran files lawsuit against US over seized assets

Thursday, 16 June 2016 14:52
Tehran: Iran has filed a lawsuit against the US demanding compensation over the seizure of $2 billion worth of the country's assets by a top American court.President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Iran filed the lawsuit with the International Court…

EgyptAir MS804: Search vessel provides wreckage locations

Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:07
Cairo: The search vessel hired by the Egyptian government provided several locations of the wreckage of the EgyptAir flight MS804 recently crashed in the Mediterranean, the Egyptian Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee said in a report on Wednesday."Based on the wreckage…

UAE court sentences Muslim Brotherhood suspects

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:23
Dubai: A Federal Supreme State Security Court in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday issued jail sentences for 19 members of the Yemeni Muslim Brotherhood.The UAE government has banned the Muslim Brotherhood party and designated…

US drone attack kills three suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen

Monday, 13 June 2016 11:51
Aden: About three suspected al-Qaeda were when a US drone strike bombed a car in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Sunday night, a military official."A four-wheel drive vehicle was struck by missiles fired from a US drone in the…

Iraqi forces launch operation to free IS-held villages near Mosul

Monday, 13 June 2016 11:59
Mosul: Iraqi security forces successfully carried out an operation to free villages from Islamic State (IS) terrorists in the south of the IS-held city of Mosul, a military statement said.Iraq's army along with Kurdish security forces, known as the Peshmerga,…

Two injured in Beirut explosion

Monday, 13 June 2016 11:53
Beijing: China launched a satellite to support its global navigation and positioning network at 11:30 p.m. local time on Sunday.The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province, was taken into orbit by a Long…

Eight killed in Syria bombings

Saturday, 11 June 2016 17:37
Damascus: At least eight people were killed in a twin bomb attack on a suburb of Damascus which is home to Syria's holiest Shia shrine, state media reported.Some 13 other people were wounded in the blasts, which were caused by…

High alert in Israel for first Friday prayers of Ramadan

Friday, 10 June 2016 16:55
Jerusalem: Israeli security forces were on high alert for the first Friday prayers offered in Ramadan, two days after four Israelis were killed in a Tel Aviv shooting attack.Thousands of Israeli police officers and border police guards were deployed throughout…

18 IS militants killed in Syria

Thursday, 09 June 2016 14:57
Ankara: At least 18 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in Syria in an operation carried out by Turkish military and the US-led coalition, an official said on Thursday.About 14 IS targets were destroyed in the operation conducted on Wednesday,…