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  • Shoukry arrives in Paris as part of tour

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:42:28 GMT - France - World - SN:169 - ID:2037221

    PARIS, Feb 24 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived Tuesday night in Paris coming from Tunisia. During his short stay, Shoukry will meet Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal. The meeting is expected to take up ....

  • Qatar supports terrorist groups - US lawmaker

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:08:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:2037033

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) – The US Congress has warned that billions of dollars in US arms sales to Qatar could be enabling the Arab country's support for leading terrorist organizations and allies, according to a letter to the administration being ....

  • 3 Norwegians charged with helping Daesh in first Nordic case

    Date: 2015-02-24 21:05:50 GMT - Norway - World - SN:158 - ID:2036869

    OSLO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three men were accused in a Norwegian court on Tuesday of joining or aiding the Daesh organization, in the first case of its kind in the Nordics, Al Arabiya reported. Djibril Bashir and Valon Avdyli pleaded not guilty to ....

  • Missing schoolgirls: Police believe students have crossed into Syria

    Date: 2015-02-24 20:43:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:152 - ID:2036697

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Three British school girls feared to have left the UK to join Daesh have crossed the Turkish border into Syria, police believe. Police are attempting to track down Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old ....

  • Conservatives come second to Labour at 3 points in latest UK poll

    Date: 2015-02-24 19:12:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:144 - ID:2036005

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) - The UK Labour Party's lead is up from one to four points in this week's Ashcroft National Poll (ANP), conducted over the past weekend. "The party's 36% share is the highest recorded in the ANP since July, while the UK ....

  • France urges Libya feuding parties to agree on political deal

    Date: 2015-02-24 17:39:33 GMT - France - World - SN:132 - ID:2035953

    PARIS, Feb 24 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande urged Libya’s warring factions on Tuesday to agree on a political deal that would restore a functioning central government, legislature, and banking system and put an end to human ....

  • 37 insurgents killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-24 17:02:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:128 - ID:2035841

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) – As many as 37 insurgents have been killed in separate military operations in the past 24 hours, the Khaama Press cited Ministries of Defense and Interior as saying. A statement issued by the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday ....

  • Mysterious tunnel found near Canada sports venue

    Date: 2015-02-24 16:54:04 GMT - Canada - World - SN:125 - ID:2035717

    TORONTO, Feb 24 (MENA) - A sophisticated tunnel has been discovered near a major sporting venue and a university in Toronto, the Telegraph reported Tuesday. A municipal worker was walking through woods near York University and the Rexall Center ....

  • Taliban rejects reports on peace talks with Afghan government

    Date: 2015-02-24 16:06:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:118 - ID:2035477

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has rejected reports that the group has agreed to hold preliminary peace talks with the Afghan government, Khaama reported on Tuesday. "There have been many rumors swirling around ....

  • Eight killed in Czech Republic restaurant shooting, says mayor

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:53:31 GMT - Czech - World - SN:117 - ID:2035469

    PRAGUE, Feb 24 (MENA) - A mayor in the Czech Republic says at least eight people have died after a gunman opened fire in a restaurant, The Guardian reported Tuesday. Patrik KunĨar, mayor of Uherský Brod, said the gunman, a local man aged about ....

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