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  • British PM issues powerful new pledge to combat extremism

    British PM issues powerful new pledge to combat extremism

    Date: 2014-06-15 13:10:55 GMT - United Kingdom - Variety - SN:28 - ID:779194

    Muslim clerics in the UK who inflame terrorism by denouncing free speech, equality and democracy will be opposed in a ‘muscular’ new defense of ‘British values’, the Daily Mail quoted British Prime Minister David Cameron as pledging Sunday. In a ....

  • Israeli forces push into northern Gaza Strip

    Israeli forces push into northern Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-01-18 15:28:37 GMT - palestine - Variety - SN:33 - ID:506275

    Israeli occupation forces on Saturday pushed into northern Gaza Strip in a limited way in coincidence with heavy fire and warplanes. No casualties were reported. Local sources said an Israeli force pushed into east of Al Shouhadaa tomb toward ....

  • Next 48 hours crucial in Schumacher life - Doctors

    Next 48 hours crucial in Schumacher life - Doctors

    Date: 2013-12-31 10:25:19 GMT - United Kingdom - Variety - SN:15 - ID:471369

    LONDON, Dec 31 (MENA) - Doctors treating Michael Schumacher said on Tuesday that the next 48 hours would be crucial to save former Formula One driver's life. Earlier, Schumacher cracked his head on a rock during an off-piste skiing accident in ....

  • Swiss man flies over Japan's Mount Fuji

    Swiss man flies over Japan's Mount Fuji

    Date: 2013-11-07 08:18:42 GMT - Switzerland - Variety - SN:6 - ID:374366

    A former Swiss air force pilot Yves Rossy flew circles around Japan’s most revered summit, Mount Fuji, nine times last week, Fox news reported. Jetman’ Rossy built a custom jetpack system consisting of four engines modified from aircraft engines ....

  • Tuesday beginning of new Hijri year -- Iftaa

    Tuesday beginning of new Hijri year -- Iftaa

    Date: 2013-11-04 06:50:33 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:7 - ID:369378

    Egypt's Darul-Eftaa announced on Sunday that Tuesday will be the start of the new Hijri year. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. ....

  • 37,000 Panadol tablets seized with pilgrim at airport

    37,000 Panadol tablets seized with pilgrim at airport

    Date: 2013-10-27 08:38:20 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:6 - ID:356476

    Cairo Airport authorities seized 37,000 pills of Panadol, one of the world's leading paracetamol-based pain relievers,in the possession of a female pilgrim returning from Mecca. While ending her arrival papers, the customs officers suspected a ....

  • 3 killed, 7 injured in Baghdad violence

    3 killed, 7 injured in Baghdad violence

    Date: 2013-10-01 18:40:36 GMT - Iraq - Variety - SN:20 - ID:317570

    Three people were killed and another seven injured in two separate violent incidents in Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said on Tuesday. One person was killed while five others were injured when unidentified armed men randomly opened fire in ....

  • US police arrest Terry Jones with 2,998 kerosene-soaked Korans

    US police arrest Terry Jones with 2,998 kerosene-soaked Korans

    Date: 2013-09-12 09:42:45 GMT - United Nations - Variety - SN:1 - ID:285544

    Florida officials have arrested radical anti-Islam preacher Terry Jones as he was on his way to a Sept. 11 event where he planned to burn 2,998 Korans, the BBC reported. Jones is best known for stoking Muslim anger by publicly desecrating the ....

  • Egypt plans to to set up national agency for space -- official

    Egypt plans to to set up national agency for space -- official

    Date: 2013-09-05 13:45:53 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:17 - ID:274886

    Egypt is planning to set up a national agency for space, said Head of the National Agency for Remote Sensing Medhat Mokhtar on Thursday. In statements to MENA, he added that the proposed agency will be an independent entity from the remote ....

  • Agriculture minister makes surprise visit to Giza Zoo, Orman Garden

    Agriculture minister makes surprise visit to Giza Zoo, Orman Garden

    Date: 2013-08-15 16:12:15 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:44 - ID:243144

    Agriculture Minister Ayman Farid Abu-Hadid made a surprise visit to Giza Zoo and Orman Botanical Garden after they were burned during clashes Wednesday when security forces dispersed a sit-in by supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi at the ....

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