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  • Terrorists have nothing to do with Islam -- Hollande

    Date: 2015-01-09 20:34:55 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:1707649

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande says perpetrators of recent terrorist acts 'have nothing to do with the Muslim religion'. Hollande, in a televised speech, added "France has not finished with this threat," calling on the ....

  • 'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down terrorists websites

    Date: 2015-01-09 20:21:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:1707621

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) - Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the attacks on Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, were murdered, The Telegraph reported on Friday. The video ....

  • 2 hostages held in jewelry shop in southern France

    Date: 2015-01-09 20:16:18 GMT - France - World - SN:75 - ID:1707657

    MONTPELLIER, Jan 9 (MENA) - A police officer says two hostages are being held by a gunman in a jewelry store in the southern French city of Montpellier, ABC News reported on Friday. The officer, who could not be named speaking about an ongoing ....

  • Suicide bomber kills 5 outside mosque in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-01-09 20:14:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:1707545

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (MENA) - The Pakistani police say a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the city of Rawalpindi, next to the capital of Islamabad, killing five people, Fox News reported. Police officer Raja Abdul Rasheed says the ....

  • David Cameron: ‘We will give the security services whatever they need’

    Date: 2015-01-09 19:29:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:1707365

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) - David Cameron will step up his public support for Britain’s intelligence agencies as they demand greater powers to help fight Islamist extremism amid continuing coalition differences over the extent of state surveillance, The ....

  • Divisive moves linked to Western spy agencies: Iranian Leader

    Date: 2015-01-09 19:25:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:70 - ID:1707337

    TEHRAN, Jan 9 (MENA) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says "the enemy’s intelligence agencies are behind divisive plots hatched against Muslims", Press TV reported on Friday. “The hands that sow discord among Shias ....

  • Five killed in Paris kosher store siege

    Date: 2015-01-09 19:12:24 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:1707125

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - Five people were killed, including the gunman, and four were left critically wounded after a hostage drama in eastern Paris ended with a police assault. Gunfire erupted as police on Friday evening stormed the Jewish store, ....

  • US senator: Charlie Hebdo attackers don’t represent Islam

    Date: 2015-01-09 18:18:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:1707085

    WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (MENA) - US South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday said that people who attacked a Paris satirical newspaper don’t represent Islam. “The people who are attacking us and attacking France are motivated by religious ....

  • 90% of funds for Netanyahu primary contest comes from US -- Paper

    Date: 2015-01-09 18:09:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:1706973

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) - More than 90 per cent of the recent campaign contributions collected by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came from the US, The Independent quoted official records as showing on Friday. In previous campaigns, ....

  • Rumours sweep Twitter that Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro died

    Date: 2015-01-09 18:06:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:1707017

    LONDON, Jan 9 (MENA) - Twitter is abuzz with rumours that Cuba's former communist leader Fidel Castro has died, although the speculation has emerged close on the heels of the death of another high-profile person with the same name, Daily Mail ....

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