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  • Obama: Daesh and al-Qaeda are a threat to the world

    Date: 2015-02-19 00:25:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:1996789

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 ( MENA) - US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the US is "not at war with Islam - we are at war with the people who have perverted Islam". He was speaking to representatives from 60 nations attending a three-day ....

  • Obama names Clancy Secret Service director

    Date: 2015-02-18 21:53:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:168 - ID:1996505

    Washington, Feb 18 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has chosen former chief of his personal security detail Joseph Clancy to head the Secret Service, the CNN cited a White House official as saying on Wednesday. By his choice, Obama disregarded ....

  • Blast hits Southern California refinery

    Date: 2015-02-18 21:17:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:164 - ID:1996493

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - n explosion rocked an Exxon Mobil refinery on Wednesday morning, triggering a huge smokestack flare, raining down ash and leaving four with minor injuries, company and local officials said. Workers fled the area, ABC ....

  • Scotland Yard to investigate footage of Chelsea fans on Paris Metro

    Date: 2015-02-18 18:56:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:147 - ID:1995609

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - British police are examining video footage of a group of Chelsea fans preventing a black man getting on to a Metro train in Paris, The Telegraph reported Wednesday. Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Football Unit are ....

  • Bosnia arrests suspected militants on way to Syria

    Date: 2015-02-18 18:52:12 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:144 - ID:1995737

    SARAJEVO, Feb 18 (MENA) - Bosnian police on Wednesday arrested six people on suspicion of planning to travel to Syria to join the Daesh group, according to Al Arabiya news network. Bosnia’s prosecutor said in a statement the six were members of ....

  • Ukraine receives humanitarian aid from Czech Republic

    Date: 2015-02-18 18:50:39 GMT - Czech - World - SN:142 - ID:1995761

    PRAGUE, Feb 18 (MENA) - The humanitarian aid sent by the Czech Republic arrived in Ukraine on Wednesday. Four lorries, a trailer, an ambulance and accompanying vehicles left the National Humanitarian Aid Base in Zbiroh in the Czech Republic on ....

  • Austria on high alert following Denmark terror attacks

    Date: 2015-02-18 18:37:18 GMT - Austria - World - SN:137 - ID:1995709

    VIENNA, Feb 18 (MENA) - Austria will keep a high level of security following the terror attacks in the Danish capital of Copenhagen over the weekend and will re-evaluate the situation, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said. Security ....

  • Racist Chelsea fans condemned by David Cameron for Paris Metro shame

    Date: 2015-02-18 17:55:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:134 - ID:1995585

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has described the actions of Chelsea supporters who appeared to racially abuse a black commuter as he tried to board a train in Paris as "extremely disturbing and very worrying", Mirror ....

  • 29 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-02-18 17:35:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:125 - ID:1995461

    KABUL, Feb 18 (MENA) - At least 29 Taliban militants were killed Wednesday in operations implemented by Afghan National Security Operation in southern Helmand province. Hundreds of national security forces took part in the operations, the ....

  • Egypt FM meets Arab Group in New York

    Date: 2015-02-18 15:21:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:94 - ID:1993965

    CAIRO/NEW YORK, Feb 18 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a meeting Wednesday with ambassadors of Arab Group, which comprises nearly two dozen Arab countries that are members of the UN. During the meeting, Shoukry reviewed a ....

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