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  • London attack puts Europe on alert over terror

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:59:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6734728

    WASHINGTON, March 24 (MENA) - Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday’s attack on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of ....

  • Russia bans over 23,000 websites promoting for Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:17:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:6734670

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) – Russia banned over 23,000 websites promoting for the terrorist organization of Daesh, according to Russian press sources. The sources said that Daesh actively promotes videos through the internet, adding that Russian ....

  • London attack: Police make two more significant arrests in terror investigation

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:16:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:6734698

    LONDON, March 24 (MENA) - British police say they have made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attacks on Westminster Bridge and the Parliament in London, ABC News reported on Friday. Metropolitan Police ....

  • Mufti of Australia condemns London terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-03-24 09:38:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:6734609

    CAIRO, March 24 (MENA) - Mufti of Australia Ibrahim Abu Mohammed condemned the terrorist attack that took place in London two days ago, saying that it is a religious and moral crime that contradicts the principles of Islam and harms the Muslims ....

  • Six militants killed in attack on Russian national guard outpost in Chechnya

    Date: 2017-03-24 07:23:45 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:10 - ID:6734444

    GROZNY, March 24 (MENA) - All six militants who attacked a Russian National Guard outpost early Friday in the Chechen Republic have been killed, Sputnik news agency quoted the National Anti-terrorism Committee as saying. The active phase of the ....

  • Canada lawmakers pass anti-Islamophobia motion

    Date: 2017-03-24 06:09:20 GMT - Canada - World - SN:3 - ID:6734404

    OTTAWA, March 24 (MENA) - Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia, The Inquirer ....

  • Germany bans mosque group after imam calls for killings

    Date: 2017-03-24 06:06:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:2 - ID:6734403

    BERLIN, March 24 (MENA) - German officials said they've banned an Islamic cultural association that ran a mosque in the central German town of Kassel due to extremist comments, The Sun Herald reported. Hesse state Interior Minister Peter Beuth ....

  • Senate confirms Trump pick Friedman as Ambassador to Israel

    Date: 2017-03-23 21:49:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6734323

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - The US Senate confirmed on Thursday David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel, Bloomberg News reported. Friedman was a bankruptcy lawyer whose history of support for Israeli settlements and opposition to a two-state ....

  • Al-Shabab claims to kill 17 soldiers in Somalia attack

    Date: 2017-03-23 21:30:24 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:94 - ID:6734292

    MOGADISHU, March 23 (MENA) - An organization that monitors extremist groups says al-Shabab has claimed to kill 17 soldiers and wound 22 in an attack in southwestern Somalia, Fox News reported. The SITE Intelligence Group said in a statement ....

  • British woman denies plotting against Rwanda's Kagame

    Date: 2017-03-23 21:23:11 GMT - Rwanda - World - SN:93 - ID:6734291

    KIGALI, March 23 (MENA) - A pregnant woman from the United Kingdom has appeared in court in Rwanda on charges of spreading state secrets to undermine President Paul Kagame, the BBC reported. Violette Uwamahoro, a Rwandan-British youth worker, ....

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