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  • 2 people held in Germany in probe of possible attack plan

    Date: 2017-02-09 09:05:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:18 - ID:6490561

    BERLIN, Feb 9 (MENA) - Police in central Germany said that they have detained two known extremists in an investigation of possible plans for an attack, ABC News reported on Thursday. Police said the men — a 27-year-old Algerian and a 23-year-old ....

  • Pentagon looking to rent space at Trump tower

    Date: 2017-02-09 06:18:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:6489801

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) -The United States military is looking to rent space at Trump Tower for use when President Donald Trump returns to his longtime home in New York City, abc news reported. A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the ....

  • Jeff Sessions is confirmed as Attorney General despite fierce opposition from Elizabeth Warren,other Democrats

    Date: 2017-02-09 06:07:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6489737

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - The US Senate voted to confirm Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general of the United States on Wednesday after fierce opposition from Democrats including Sen. Elizabeth Warren as many question if he can ....

  • Pope criticizes Myanmar's illtreatment of Rohingya

    Date: 2017-02-08 16:47:03 GMT - Italy - World - SN:66 - ID:6487665

    ROME, Feb 8 (MENA) - Pope Francis has issued a strong defense of the right of Burma’s Rohingya Muslims to ‘live their faith’, and criticized the country’s government for an alleged campaign of persecution, The Independent reported on ....

  • UN agency seeks $2.1B to help war-stricken Yemenis this year

    Date: 2017-02-08 13:42:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:56 - ID:6486513

    GENEVA, Feb 8 (MENA) - A UN agency is seeking $2.1 billion this year to help people in Yemen, where a nearly two-year conflict has left thousands dead in the Arab world's poorest country, ABC News reported. The Office for the Coordination of ....

  • Egyptian parlt delegation inaugurates Egyptian pavilion in Berlin Fruit Logistica 2017

    Date: 2017-02-08 12:44:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:43 - ID:6485625

    BERLIN, Feb 8 (MENA) – A 12-member Egyptian parliamentary delegation and Egyptian Ambassador in Germany Badr Abdel Aati inaugurated the Egyptian pavilion in an exhibition for vegetables and fruits in Berlin known as Fruit Logistica 2017. In ....

  • Hollande meets security officials on threats to France

    Date: 2017-02-08 12:33:38 GMT - France - World - SN:42 - ID:6485817

    PARIS, Feb 8 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande met on Wednesday with members of the national security and defense council to discuss possible threats against his country and the measures taken to confront them. The French presidency ....

  • Trump ready to approve weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain that Obama blocked

    Date: 2017-02-08 11:17:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6485193

    WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (MENA) - The Trump administration is poised to move quickly to approve major weapons packages for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain that President Obama blocked during his final months in office over human rights concerns in both nations, ....

  • CIA director to pay visit to Turkey

    Date: 2017-02-08 08:31:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:15 - ID:6483765

    ANKARA, Feb 8 (MENA) - The director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Mike Pompeo is to visit to Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues. According to the office of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the visit was agreed upon during ....

  • China’s C919 passenger plane ready for maiden flight

    Date: 2017-02-08 08:16:30 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:6483713

    BEIJING, Feb 8 (MENA) - The C919 passenger plane, the first passenger jet built and designed by China, has completed most of the ground-based pre-flight evaluations, and is projected to see its first take-off before July of this year, Global Times ....

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