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  • Cameron: Donor nations pledge $10bn in vital aid

    Date: 2016-02-04 18:42:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:4251973

    LONDON, Feb 4 (MENA) - Donor nations meeting in London have pledged more than $10bn to help Syrians affected by the five-year conflict, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced. He said the money (£6.8bn) would provide millions in Syria with ....

  • Size of Daesh army 'remains the same' since last year, US official says

    Date: 2016-02-04 18:13:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:4251909

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - The number of fighters in the Daesh's army largely "remains the same" as it did a year ago, a US official briefed on the latest intelligence estimate tells Fox News. Officially, Daesh is estimated to have between ....

  • Obama pressed to open military front against Daesh in Libya

    Date: 2016-02-04 17:23:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:4251801

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is being pressed by some of his top national security aides to approve the use of American military power in Libya to open up another front against the Daesh. According to The New York Times, ....

  • Financial intelligence of Russia, Iraq, Iran, Syria agree to fight financing Daesh together

    Date: 2016-02-04 16:42:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:4251649

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Heads of financial intelligence services of Russia, Iraq, Iran and Syria have agreed to fight together against financing Daesh terrorist organization. Russia’s Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) told TASS on ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry confirm plans to hold meeting on Syria in Munich on Feb. 11

    Date: 2016-02-04 15:56:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:4250121

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry in a phone conversation on Thursday confirmed plans to hold a meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in Munich on February 11, TASS News ....

  • Assistant FM meets Italian amb. over death of Italian student in Egypt

    Date: 2016-02-04 15:13:34 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:85 - ID:4250305

    CAIRO, Feb 4 (MENA) - Assistant Foreign Minister for Office Affairs Hisham Seif el Deen met at his office Thursday Italian Ambassador to Egypt Maurizio Massari as part of following up the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni. During the ....

  • 90 Egyptian firms participate in Fruit Logistica exhibition

    Date: 2016-02-04 15:03:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:81 - ID:4250069

    BERLIN, Feb 4 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Germany Badr Abdel Atti said that his country participates in the Fruit Logistica exhibition with 90 companies which provide a high-quality products that can compete the international crops. This ....

  • EBRD loans Egypt USD 341 mln to upgrade oil, gas infrastructure

    Date: 2016-02-04 14:46:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:4250073

    LONDON, Feb 4 (MENA) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will give Egypt a loan of USD 341 million facility to Sonker company, EBRD official website said on Thursday. As part of a consortium, the EBRD is extending a USd ....

  • Egyptian agricultural exports increase to $ 2 bln - diplomat

    Date: 2016-02-04 14:29:15 GMT - Germany - World - SN:76 - ID:4249561

    BERLIN, Feb 4 (MENA) - The Egyptian agricultural exports increased to $ 2 billion, said Egypt's Ambassador here Badr Abdel Atti. The most important exports include citrus fruits (grapes, pomegranate and strawberry constitute 39 percent of it) ....

  • IRO re-settle Egypt's Syrian refugees in Canada

    Date: 2016-02-04 14:01:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:71 - ID:4249413

    CAIRO, Feb 4 (MENA) – The International Refugee Organization (IRO) and its partners, in cooperation with the Government of Canada, started operations to re-settle a number of Syrian refugees in Egypt in Canada. A statement by the UN media center ....

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