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  • German police arrest two suspected members of ISIS

    Date: 2015-01-22 12:42:19 GMT - Germany - World - SN:65 - ID:1797229

    BERLIN, Jan 22 (MENA) - Police have arrested two German men suspected of being members of insurgent group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the federal public prosecutors office said. Prosecutors said, however, there was no evidence ....

  • Egyptian people facing challenges courageously – Sisi in Davos – 3 Davos

    Date: 2015-01-22 12:19:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:60 - ID:1797341

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said that tolerant Islam should not be judged by the acts of stray criminals and murderers. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sisi said Muslims should fix themselves first to stop a minority from distorting "our ....

  • White House, Congress clash over Iran sanctions

    Date: 2015-01-22 11:56:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:1797353

    WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (MENA) - The Obama administration collided with Congress Wednesday over Iran sanctions, and both sides were girding for a brawl that appeared likely to stretch through the year, The Wall Street Journal reported on ....

  • Egyptian people facing challenges courageously – Sisi in Davos – 2 Davos

    Date: 2015-01-22 11:50:05 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:1797213

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi thanked founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Professor Klaus Schwab for inviting Egypt to attend the important event. History vouches for the awareness of the Egyptian people, who removed an ....

  • US-Cuba talks begin amid bilateral optimism

    Date: 2015-01-22 11:31:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:1796797

    HAVANA, Jan 22 (MENA) - The most senior U.S. official to visit Cuba in decades arrived here for talks on normalizing relations between the two countries, barely a month after President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced an end to 61 ....

  • Hammond warns against large-scale attacks by Daesh on UK, West

    Date: 2015-01-22 10:46:04 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:44 - ID:1796529

    LONDON, Jan 22 (MENA) – The so-called Islamic State militants could begin orchestrating terror attacks on the UK and other Western countries from their base in Syria unless urgent action is taken, the Foreign Secretary has warned, according to ....

  • UK spokesman praises US-led international alliance against Daesh conference in London

    Date: 2015-01-22 10:15:28 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:40 - ID:1795429

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) – British Government’s Arabic speaking spokesperson in the Middle East asserted the importance of conference of US-led international alliance against Daesh at the foreign ministers level planned to be held on Thursday in ....

  • Warning alarms ‘screaming’ on AirAsia flight before it plunged into Java Sea: report

    Date: 2015-01-22 09:37:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:1795953

    LONDON, Jan 22 (MENA) - Alarms were blaring as the pilots of AirAsia flight 8501 desperately tried to right the plunging passenger jet as it crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28, killing everyone onboard, according to a new report. Audio from the ....

  • South Korea’s president uncertain about visiting Moscow celebrations of Victory Day

    Date: 2015-01-22 09:08:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:1795701

    MOSCOW, Jan 22 (MENA) - A decision has not been taken so far that South Korean President Park Geun-hye will pay a visit to Moscow on May 9 for celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, ....

  • Row over Pakistan armed teacher plan

    Date: 2015-01-21 21:29:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:166 - ID:1794289

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 (MENA) - Teachers in north-western Pakistan have criticised a government plan to allow them to carry weapons to defend schools from militant attacks, the BBC reported Wednesday. Speakers at a teachers' convention in Peshawar ....

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