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  • 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 ....

  • Terrorism, violence in name of Islam reprehensible -- Rouhani

    Date: 2015-01-09 17:34:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:59 - ID:1706965

    TEHRAN, Jan 9 (MENA) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Friday censured terrorism and violence in the name of Islam in any part of the world, Press TV reported. "We condemn extremism, violence and terrorism whether in Palestine, Lebanon and the ....

  • Muslim groups give $100,000 to help Detroiters without water, say it's 'part of our faith to help'

    Date: 2015-01-09 17:21:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:1706881

    DETROIT, Jan 9 (MENA) - Two Islamic organizations are alleviating Detroit's water crisis with a generous donation that'll benefit some of the city's poorest residents, Huffington Post reported. Islamic Relief USA and the Michigan Muslim ....

  • Hostages freed in Paris Kosher supermarket crisis

    Date: 2015-01-09 17:19:26 GMT - France - World - SN:57 - ID:1706849

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - The hostage-taker at a stand-off at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris had been killed and hostages were freed, Le Monde newspaper quoted a police official as saying on Friday. That hostage-taker is believed to be one of ....

  • Letter bomb defused in Northern Ireland

    Date: 2015-01-09 16:58:36 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:56 - ID:1706781

    BELFAST, Jan 9 (MENA) - Sappers have defused a letter bomb sent to the Police Service of Northern Ireland's headquarters, the BBC reported Friday. The letter was addressed to the Chief Constable George Hamilton. It was delivered to the building ....

  • Suspects in Charlie Hebdo attack killed

    Date: 2015-01-09 16:42:47 GMT - France - World - SN:54 - ID:1706801

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - The two brothers suspected of massacring staff at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris have been killed and their hostage freed, Sky News reported on Friday. Gunshots were heard at the Dammartin-en-Goele factory where ....

  • Montrouge shooter suspected of having taken hostage in Porte de Vincennes

    Date: 2015-01-09 15:15:01 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:1706349

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - The perpetrator of Thursday's Montrouge shooting is suspected of having taken a hostage at Porte de Vincennes, south Paris, after firing gunshots around 15:00 on Friday, Global post reported. According to a report, the ....

  • 2 killed, 20 injured in manhunt for Сharlie Hebdo suspects

    Date: 2015-01-09 14:28:33 GMT - France - World - SN:45 - ID:1706005

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - Two persons were killed and 20 others injured in a shootout in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast Paris, where hostages from the Charlie Hebdo attack are being held, according to France 24. (MENA) AB/MA ....

  • Two killed in kosher store shootout in Paris

    Date: 2015-01-09 13:35:33 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:1705889

    PARIS, Jan 9 (MENA) - Two people have reportedly been killed in a shootout and hostage crisis at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris, Euronews reported. The gunman is believed to be the same man who killed a policewoman in Montrouge in Paris ....

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