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  • British PM: UK will not pay for British Daesh hostage

    Date: 2014-09-04 09:18:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:905726

    LONDON, Sept 4 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain will not pay a ransom for a UK hostage who the so-called Islamic State also known as Daesh extremists are threatening to kill. The Prime Minister told Sky News on ....

  • Troops from 15 countries to hold exercises in western Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-04 07:04:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:905495

    WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (MENA) - About 1,300 troops from 15 countries will participate in the Rapid Trident 2014 exercises in western Ukraine this September, representative for the U.S. armed forces’ European command Gregory Hicks told ITAR-TASS on ....

  • Obama to lead UN Security Council session on September 25

    Date: 2014-09-04 06:23:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:11 - ID:905492

    NEW YORK, Sept 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will lead a UN Security Council session on the threat of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria on September 25, Radio Sawa reported. The meeting will take place at the level of heads of state or ....

  • Ex-police chief says Erdogan helped Saudi terrorist enter Turkey

    Date: 2014-09-03 22:03:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:186 - ID:905382

    ANKARA, Sept 3 (MENA) - A Saudi businessman listed as a terror financier by international organizations entered Turkey with the help of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan several times even though he had been banned by the Cabinet from entering ....

  • EU countries agree to take sanctions against Russia at ambassador level

    Date: 2014-09-03 21:50:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:183 - ID:905361

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - The EU countries have agreed to take sanctions against Russia through a written procedure at the ambassador level, European Commission spokesperson Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen has said. The European Commission will present its ....

  • Hollande hints at military action against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-03 21:32:04 GMT - France - World - SN:181 - ID:905366

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has underlined the necessity to adopt a military response, if necessary, to confront the so-called "Islamic State" in line with the international law, Elysee said in a statement following a ....

  • Hagel: US Mission to 'degrade and destroy' ISIL

    Date: 2014-09-03 21:30:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:179 - ID:905365

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) – US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Wednesday unequivocally said that the US mission against the extremist group Daesh (ISIL) is to "degrade and destroy" the group. Hagel's comments came during an interview with ....

  • UNSC demands immediate release of peacekeepers detained in Golan

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:47:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:174 - ID:905362

    New York, Sept 3 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council called again Wednesday for the immediate and unconditional release of 45 United Nations peacekeepers seized late last week by an armed group in the Golan, the UN News Centre reported. ....

  • Paris slam Rafah terror attack

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:47:11 GMT - France - World - SN:173 - ID:905353

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) – France has condemned a terror act that targeted security forces in North Sinai, leaving 11 soldiers dead, said spokesman for French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal. Speaking at a press conference, Nadal offered condolences to ....

  • Biden: We will follow you ‘to the gates of hell’

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:39:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:169 - ID:905319

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden has vowed retaliation for the execution of two American journalists in recent weeks by the so called "Islamic State." During a speech at a Naval shipyard in New Hampshire, he warned the ....

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