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  • Israeli ambassador to Germany calls on Jews to move to Israel

    Date: 2015-02-22 15:56:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:102 - ID:2020561

    BERLIN, Feb 22 (MENA) - Israel‘s ambassador to Germany has called on Europe‘s Jews to move to Israel in a report published on Sunday in the German press. There is currently a "wave of anti-Semitism" in Europe, Jakov Hadas-Handelsman told the ....

  • 4 feared killed in Bosnia coal mine accident

    Date: 2015-02-22 15:51:04 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:100 - ID:2020517

    SARAJEVO, Feb 22 (MENA) - Four people believed to be illegal miners were feared dead after a landslide at an opencast lignite mine at Dubrave in northeast Bosnia, according to Sky News. Mining inspector Nuraga Duranovic said at least four men are ....

  • US lawmaker pushes Obama to aid Egypt in Daesh fight

    Date: 2015-02-22 15:45:49 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:98 - ID:2020201

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - A senior Republican lawmaker told President Barack Obama she was prepared to block foreign aid money if the administration did not provide fighter jets and tanks to Egypt and arms to other regional allies fighting the ....

  • Maldives arrests ex-president for his move to arrest judge

    Date: 2015-02-22 13:50:52 GMT - Maldives - World - SN:85 - ID:2019421

    MALE, Feb 22 (MENA) - Maldives authorities arrested former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday, ordering him to stand trial for his 2012 decision to arrest a senior judge, according to ABC News. The news was carried ....

  • Poll: 57 percent of Americans favor sending US troops into Iraq, Syria to battle Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:54:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:2018241

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - A new poll finds that for the first time a majority of Americans would favor sending US troops to battle Daesh. According to a CBS News poll, 57 percent favor sending American troops into Iraq and Syria to take on ....

  • Pentagon chief: Training Afghan forces key to US mission

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:49:09 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:2018161

    KABUL, Feb 22 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that training and advising Afghan security forces is "becoming the heart" of a US military mission that is winding down after 13 years of war. Carter spoke to a gathering of about ....

  • Battle to retake Iraqi city looms as test of Obama’s Daesh strategy 2 last New York

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:29:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:2018125

    In preparation for the assault on Mosul, the United States and its allies are trying to weaken Daesh by cutting its supply lines. Kurdish forces, backed by American-led air power, have recently positioned themselves near an important crossroads at ....

  • Battle to retake Iraqi city looms as test of Obama’s Daesh strategy

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:29:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:2017921

    NEW YORK, Feb 22 (MENA) – American intelligence agencies and the Pentagon are struggling to determine how difficult it will be to retake Mosul, Daesh’s de facto capital in Iraq, as planning intensifies for a battle that is becoming a major test of ....

  • Italians laugh off Isil terror threat with travel tips

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:26:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:2017197

    LONDON, Feb 22 (MENA) - Jihadists' threat that they will conquer Rome sparked cheeky advice on how best to avoid the city's notorious traffic jams and invitations to enjoy the Chianti, the Sunday Telegraph reported. The video is chilling, even by ....

  • Netanyahu: 'Astonishing' that talks continue with Iran despite it hiding info from IAEA

    Date: 2015-02-22 11:24:30 GMT - Israel - World - SN:48 - ID:2017985

    GAZA CITY, Feb 22 (MENA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the international community on Sunday for continuing its talks with Iran without being troubled by that country's support for global terrorism. At Sunday's cabinet ....

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