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  • Daesh jihadists using human shields to avoid air strikes

    Date: 2015-11-20 11:52:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:3767802

    LONDON, Nov 20 (MENA) – The so-called Islamic State militants are hiding behind human shields to try to avoid air strikes from RAF drones and Tornado jets, according to The Telegraph. Extremist fighters are deliberately hiding among civilian ....

  • Paris attackers enemies of Islam, humanity -- Pakistani PM

    Date: 2015-11-20 10:36:35 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:29 - ID:3767782

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (MENA) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said those responsible for the Paris tragedy were enemies of Islam and humanity, Geo TV reported. In press statements after meeting with French Ambassador to Pakistan ....

  • France’s interior minister calls on EU to ‘wake up’ to terrorist threat

    Date: 2015-11-20 10:34:57 GMT - France - World - SN:28 - ID:3767814

    PARIS/BRUSSELS, Nov 20 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned that the European Union must "wake up" to the threat posed by terrorists in the wake of the attacks in Paris last Friday, France 24 reported. EU ministers are set ....

  • FBI head: No credible threat to US after Paris attacks

    Date: 2015-11-20 09:43:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:3767278

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - FBI Director James Comey said there is no credible threat to the United States following the Paris terror attacks, and that investigators have found no links between the attackers and the US, according to media ....

  • Western plans to expand sanctions against Russia "silly"

    Date: 2015-11-20 08:52:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:3767262

    MOSCOW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Chairman of the Russian State Duma Sergei Naryshkin termed Western plans to extend sanctions against Russia in light of the recent terrorist incidents as "silly". Naryshkin's remarks were mad in press statements on Friday. ....

  • French U.N. draft calls for ‘all necessary measures’ to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-11-20 07:47:32 GMT - France - World - SN:14 - ID:3766594

    PARIS, Nov 20 (MENA) - France urged the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to authorize countries to “take all necessary measures” to fight Daesh after the jihadists claimed responsibility for the Paris attacks. A draft resolution presented to the ....

  • North Korea offers working-level talks with South

    Date: 2015-11-20 07:42:52 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:13 - ID:3766798

    PYONGYANG, Nov 20 (MENA) - North Korea on Friday proposed working-level talks with South Korea next week, aimed at setting up a high-level dialogue that the two rivals had agreed to in August, according to the Guardian. The North’s official KCNA ....

  • US House votes to restrict Iraqi and Syrian refugees entry

    Date: 2015-11-19 20:38:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:3766158

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that tightens restrictions on the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees, amid security concerns, the BBC News reported. Dozens of Democrats joined Republicans as the ....

  • Serbia, Macedonia limit refugee passage: UNHCR

    Date: 2015-11-19 13:28:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:3763122

    GENEVA, Nov 19 (MENA) - The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday Serbia and Macedonia have limited refugee entries into their countries to Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans only. UNHCR spokeswoman Melita Sunjic said that the two ....

  • ٍSuspected ringleader of Paris attacks killed

    Date: 2015-11-19 13:07:29 GMT - France - World - SN:60 - ID:3763262

    PARIS, Nov 19 (MENA) - Suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud has been identified as one of those killed in a raid in Saint Denis, the Paris prosecutor said. His body was found riddled with bullets and shrapnel in an ....

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