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  • Canada to move cautiously on lifting Iran sanctions - Trudeau

    Date: 2016-02-05 07:58:47 GMT - Canada - World - SN:12 - ID:4253453

    OTTAWA, Feb 5 (MENA) - Canada will not rush to lift sanctions against Iran, despite calls to scrap the measures quickly so Canadian companies can compete for contracts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, according to the Daily ....

  • State IG: Classified email found from Powell, Rice tenures

    Date: 2016-02-05 07:26:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4253333

    WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - An internal State Department probe has found that former secretary of state Colin Powell and top aides to former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, both Republicans, may have received classified information on personal ....

  • Obama is pressed to open military front against ISIS in Libya

    Date: 2016-02-05 07:03:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:4253245

    WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - President Barack Obama is being pressed by some of his national security aides, including his top military advisers, to approve the use of American forces in Libya to open another front against the so-called Islamic State, ....

  • US's Carter says focus in Libya is now on political change

    Date: 2016-02-05 06:59:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4253305

    WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday the United States was watching events in Libya very carefully but had made no decision on expanding its role there, according to the Daily Mail. Carter, on a visit to ....

  • Washington warns nationals from traveling to Turkey

    Date: 2016-02-05 06:40:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:4253241

    WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - The US Department of State warned US citizens against travel to southeastern Turkey due to an increased threat of terrorist attacks from both international and indigenous terror groups. US citizens should exercise caution ....

  • EU pledges over 3 bln euros to Syria and region this year - Tusk

    Date: 2016-02-04 21:41:09 GMT - Italy - World - SN:120 - ID:4252941

    ROME, Feb 4 (MENA) - The European Union pledged on Thursday to contribute over 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) this year to support Syria as well as Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, the countries bearing the brunt of the refugee crisis caused by the ....

  • State of emergency in Florida with Zika virus

    Date: 2016-02-04 19:43:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:111 - ID:4252513

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Thursday in the four counties where people have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, the ABC News reported. The four counties are Miami-Dade, Hillsborough, Lee and ....

  • 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, ....

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