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  • Egypt aims to restore confidence in economy – min.

    Date: 2015-02-26 14:43:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:126 - ID:2048753

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) – The Egyptian government is adamant to restore confidence in the national economy despite the difficulty of the target, Egyptian Finance Minister Hany Qadry said Thursday. Addressing the Middle East Congress on its second ....

  • Al-Qaida documents obtained in 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden compound read at US terror trial

    Date: 2015-02-26 12:27:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:2048141

    WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Declassified al Qaida documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound have been presented at the US trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot. Prosecutors rested their case ....

  • Prince William arrives in Japan to visit disaster-hit areas

    Date: 2015-02-26 11:52:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:94 - ID:2047821

    TOKYO, Feb 26 (MENA) - Britain's Prince William arrived in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon to visit areas in northeastern Japan that were hit hard by the March 2011 disasters and to survey venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Kyodo ....

  • Paper: Senior congress member links to MB

    Date: 2015-02-26 11:05:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:2047009

    Washington, Feb 26 (MENA) – The US Center for Security Policy released a dossier showing that Rep. Andre Carson, Democrat of Indiana, has long been personally associated with individuals and organizations tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. The ....

  • Britain gets tough on Muslim Brotherhood -- paper 2 last London

    Date: 2015-02-26 10:41:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:2047157

    Concerns about relationships with Middle East regimes have led to parts of the document being toned down. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have been pressing Britain for action against the movement, arguing that London has been a base for its international ....

  • Britain gets tough on Muslim Brotherhood -- paper

    Date: 2015-02-26 10:40:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:2046677

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) – Britain’s relations with key Gulf allies could be put in jeopardy as the government cracks down on the activities of the world’s largest Islamist movement but stops short of proscribing it as a terrorist organization, the ....

  • Avalanches in northern Afghanistan leave 186 dead

    Date: 2015-02-26 10:22:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:2046473

    KABUL, Feb 26 (MENA) - More than 180 people have been killed in north Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years, officials said on Thursday, according to The Irish Times. Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency ....

  • Egyptian, Russian FMs discuss boosting bilateral cooperation

    Date: 2015-02-26 10:18:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:2046265

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed Thursday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ways of boosting bilateral cooperation in accordance with agreements concluded during the recent visit by Russian ....

  • UK, Italian PMs discuss Ukraine, Libya

    Date: 2015-02-26 09:47:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:2045417

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed with his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi the latest developments in Ukraine and Libya. "The Prime Minister spoke to Prime Minister Renzi of Italy this afternoon about the ....

  • Army kills 14 Philippine rebels

    Date: 2015-02-26 09:44:58 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:50 - ID:2045593

    MANILA, Feb 26 (MENA) - US-trained army commandos on Thursday killed 14 militants belonging to the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the first major battle this year on a remote southern island, euronews reported. The Abu Sayyaf is the smallest ....

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