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  • Russia's Mufti: Publishing insulting cartoons 'unacceptable'

    Date: 2015-01-13 19:14:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:1736333

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - Grand Mufti of Muslims of Russia Talgat Tajuddin has said that publishing any cartoons insulting religious symbols is "unacceptable". Publishing such cartoons led to the death of innocent people, he said on Tuesday, noting ....

  • UN asserts Libyan dialogue to start Wednesday in Geneva

    Date: 2015-01-13 19:10:59 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:116 - ID:1736313

    GENEVA, Jan 13 (MENA) - The Libyan talks will start Wednesday in Geneva with the participation of Libyan parties, Corinne Momal-Vanian, UN spokesperson, said Tuesday. Head of the United Nations support mission in Libya Bernardino Leon held a ....

  • Report: Trauma of terrorist attacks in France left Jews scared

    Date: 2015-01-13 16:50:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:1733257

    NEW YORK, Jan 13 (MENA) - French Jews, already feeling under siege by anti-Semitism, say the trauma of the terrorist attacks last week has left them scared, angry, unsure of their future in France and increasingly willing to consider conflict-torn ....

  • Kerry to visit Paris for terror talks

    Date: 2015-01-13 16:41:24 GMT - France - World - SN:95 - ID:1733305

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - US secretary of state John Kerry is to travel to Paris Thursday for talks on countering extremist violence, said French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal. While in Paris, Kerry will be meeting French Foreign Minister ....

  • Rafsanjani: No power can bring Iraqis to their knees

    Date: 2015-01-13 15:31:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:79 - ID:1735101

    TEHRAN, Jan 13 (MENA) - Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council said the recent advances made by Iraqi troops and volunteer forces in their fight against the ISIL (Daesh) terrorists mark a significant milestone in the history of the war-stricken ....

  • Italian president to step down ‘within hours’

    Date: 2015-01-13 12:51:26 GMT - Italy - World - SN:59 - ID:1733065

    ROME, Jan 13 (MENA) - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano is to step down “within hours,” well before the 2020 expiry of his term, Italy’s Premier Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday, setting the stage for an uncertain search for a successor, Sky News ....

  • Libya spirals downward as West looks other way

    Date: 2015-01-13 12:23:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:1731465

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - Libya is well on its way to becoming the Middle East’s second war zone- with the same side effects of empowering radical jihadists and destabilizing neighboring countries, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The only ....

  • Beheading threat puts troops on high alert

    Date: 2015-01-13 11:11:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:1731953

    LONDON, Jan 13 (MENA) - Britain is on high alert for a beheading attack after jihadists were detected discussing plans to murder members of the armed forces, police officers and people working in the intelligence services. Monitoring by counter ....

  • Report: West struggles to halt flow of citizens to war zones

    Date: 2015-01-13 11:10:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:1731405

    NEW YORK, Jan 13 (MENA) - The New York Times said Western governments have struggled to stem the flow of their citizens traveling to fight in war zones in Muslim countries. It said they have increased surveillance of those who have expressed an ....

  • 7 terror convicts executed in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-01-13 09:42:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:31 - ID:1730793

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (MENA) - Seven terror convicts were hanged today in jails across Pakistan, including a junior technician at Pakistan Air Force who was involved in the attack on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, according to Daily News and ....

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