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  • Cameron welcomes signing of Libyan political agreement

    Date: 2015-12-18 07:26:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:12 - ID:3950565

    LONDON, Dec 18 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed on Friday the signing of the political agreement among Libyan factions in the Moroccan city of Skhirat. "This outcome is an important step forward, paving the way for a new ....

  • California attacker's friend on terror charge

    Date: 2015-12-18 07:12:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:3950677

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - A friend of San Bernardino attacker Syed Rizwan Farook has been arrested on a charge of providing material support to terrorists, Sky News reported on Friday. Enrique Marquez, 24, faces three counts, including unlawful ....

  • White House denounces Carter use of personal email in business matters

    Date: 2015-12-18 07:01:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3950537

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - White House spokesman Josh Earnest described as being mistake the use of personal email in work-related matters by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. The US administration will not take any procedures against Carter, he ....

  • Washington welcomes signing of Libyan political agreement

    Date: 2015-12-18 06:53:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:3950541

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed on Friday the inking of a political agreement among Libyan rival factions to form a national unity government. In a statement released by the US Department of State, Kerry ....

  • UN adopts resolution to target Daesh finances

    Date: 2015-12-17 22:27:18 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:134 - ID:3950309

    NEW YORK, Dec 17 (MENA) - Finance ministers from the UN Security Council unanimously adopted on Thursday a wide-ranging resolution aimed at ramping up sanctions against Daesh and cutting off its revenue flows, Al Arabiya reported. US Treasury ....

  • Indonesian parliament speaker quits over extortion scandal

    Date: 2015-12-17 21:07:51 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:128 - ID:3950113

    JAKARTA, Dec 17 (MENA) - The speaker of Indonesia's Parliament, Setya Novanto, has resigned after allegedly demanding a $4 billion stake in the country's biggest mine, ABC News reported. Novanto quit late on Wednesday night while a parliamentary ....

  • Duma speaker describes NATO as "cancer tumor" of Europe

    Date: 2015-12-17 21:05:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:127 - ID:3950097

    MOSCOW, Dec 17 (MENA) - Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin has described NATO as a "cancer tumor" for Europe, the Tass reported. "I have a special attitude toward this organization which I consider to be a cancer tumor of the entire ....

  • Hollande says Cameron challenge to EU principles unacceptable

    Date: 2015-12-17 18:48:06 GMT - France - World - SN:114 - ID:3949549

    PARIS/BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (MENA) - French President François Hollande said Thursday it would be "unacceptable" for British Prime Minister David Cameron to question the European Union's founding principles. "If it is legitimate to listen to the ....

  • China supports Saudi-led Islamic coalition to combat terrorism

    Date: 2015-12-17 17:30:13 GMT - China - World - SN:105 - ID:3949177

    BEIJING, Dec 17 (MENA) - China on Thursday voiced support for an Islamic coalition of 34 countries that was announced by Saudi Arabia. "China supports the efforts made by Saudi Arabia and other countries in combating terrorism," Chinese Foreign ....

  • Cameron brands some MB factions as "possible extremists"

    Date: 2015-12-17 12:43:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:3946325

    LONDON, Dec 17 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has branded some factions of the Muslim Brotherhood as “possible extremists” but stopped short of immediately banning the group following a long-delayed official inquiry into its ....

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