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  • Obama: We're not losing against Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-21 22:15:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:2639409

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - Assessing his war on Daesh after the group overtook the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, US President Barack Obama said in an interview this week his strategy against the terrorists isn't failing. "I don't think we're losing," ....

  • Pakistani official says favorable political atmosphere after offensive against terrorism

    Date: 2015-05-21 22:00:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:128 - ID:2639405

    ISLAMABAD, May 21 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said that a ‘favorable political atmosphere’ is being built in the country following the launch of military offensive Zarb-e-Azb against terrorism in the tribal belt, ....

  • Guatemala interior minister, close ally of president, resigns amid political crisis

    Date: 2015-05-21 21:41:40 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:124 - ID:2639349

    GUATEMALA CITY, May 21 (MENA) - Guatemala's interior minister is stepping down amid a growing political crisis and calls for President Otto Perez Molina and officials close to him to resign, Fox News reported. Mauricio Lopez Bonilla is a former ....

  • Ukraine will not take part in creation of new Russian-Chinese helicopter

    Date: 2015-05-21 20:27:20 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:120 - ID:2639173

    KIEV, May 21 (MENA) - Ukrainian company Motor Sich will not participate in the creation of a Russian-Chinese helicopter, Yuri Tereschenko, head of Ukraine’s State Export Control, said, Sputnik reported. Thus, Tereschenko refuted the claims by ....

  • Germany charges 2 alleged members of Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-21 19:21:01 GMT - Germany - World - SN:113 - ID:2638881

    BERLIN, May 21 (MENA) - German prosecutors said Thursday they filed terror charges against two men they said were members of the Daesh group who traveled to Syria via Turkey in May 2014, Fox News reported. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that ....

  • Cab driver guilty of Iraq bomb murder

    Date: 2015-05-21 19:19:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:2638521

    LONDON, May 21 (MENA) - A cab driver has been found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq, in a roadside bombing, eight years ago, the BBC reported Thursday. Anis Sardar, 38, from Wembley in north-west London, built bombs as part of a ....

  • Germany to offer 26-million dollar aid to Tunisia

    Date: 2015-05-21 17:05:05 GMT - Tunisia - World - SN:100 - ID:2638125

    TUNIS, May 21 (MENA) - Germany is due to offer technical assistance worth 26 million dollars to Tunisia, said Fadel Hasyon, director of bilateral cooperation at the Tunisian Ministry of Development, Investment and International ....

  • FMs of GCC, EU to convene Sunday in Doha

    Date: 2015-05-21 16:26:22 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:93 - ID:2637841

    DOHA, May 21 (MENA) - The general secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced that a joint meeting of the 24 foreign ministers of the GCC and the European Union (EU) will be held in the Qatari capital Doha on Sunday. In a ....

  • Osama Bin Laden warned jihadists not to form Daesh - The Independent

    Date: 2015-05-21 13:37:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:2636321

    LONDON, May 21 (MENA) - A stock of documents found in the Pakistan compound where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 show that the al Qaeda leader warned jihadists against forming Isis, the very terrorist organisation that now controls large patches ....

  • Drop the term ‘single currency’ or we’re out, Cameron tells EU

    Date: 2015-05-21 08:53:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:2633757

    LONDON, May 21 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron is demanding that a special status for the United Kingdom be enshrined in the European Union as a way of keeping Britain in the Brussels club, the Times reported on Thursday. The prime ....

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