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Int’l community should take action to stop funding, arming of terror groups, Sisi tells French FM

Ahram Online | Thursday 8 June 2017   Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and France’s FM Jean-Yves Le Drian (Photo:Egyptian Presidency)   The international community should implement strict procedures to stop the funding and arming of terrorist organisations, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian during a meeting in Cairo on Thursday. In a press release ...

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Ethiopian prime minister visits Israel, strengthens ties between countries

Israel Hayom | Thursday June 8, 2017 Israeli, Ethiopian prime ministers discuss diplomacy, business, security • Ethiopian prime minister lauds Ethiopian Jewry as bridge between countries • Netanyahu praises Ethiopia for stance against terrorism, specifically al-Qaida affiliate in Africa. Hezi Sternlicht and Israel Hayom Staff Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in a ceremony at Netanya Academic College on Wednesday evening, ...

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US might expand laptop ban to 71 airports

Wednesday June 7, 2017 Kuwaiti social media activist Thamer al-Dakheel Bourashed puts his laptop inside his suitcase, March 23, 2017.PHOTO: AFP   WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The US government might expand a ban on larger electronics like laptops in aeroplane cabins to flights originating from dozens of airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the head of Homeland Security said ...

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Turkish Amnesty International head arrested for ‘Gulen ties’

By ANSA | June 7, 2017, 17:51 Along with 22 other attorneys. Was lawyer for Italian journalist     ISTANBUL – The Izmir prosecutor’s office issued 23 arrest warrants for attorneys, including the president of Amnesty International in Turkey Taner Kilic, for having ties to presumed coup leader Fethullah Gulen. Kilic was the attorney for Italian journalist Gabriele Del Grande, ...

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‘I’ve done something to the baby’: Mother accused of killing her 13-month-old daughter ‘phoned her husband after she fatally stabbed her in the throat’

Wednesday 7 June, 2017 By Australian Associated Press (PUBLISHED: 5 June 2017 | UPDATED: 18:31 BST, 5 June 2017)   Umal Sharif Abdurahman, 28, appeared in Magistrates Court late Monday The Melbourne woman has been charged with murdering her 13-month-old girl Court heard she called her husband and said she did ‘something to the baby’ The accused had a psychiatric ...

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Djibouti reduces diplomatic status with Qatar; Senegal recalls Doha envoy

By Staff writer, Al Arabiya English | Wednesday, 7 June 2017     Djibouti on Wednesday has reduced its diplomatic status with Qatar, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. Senegal also said on Wednesday it would recall its ambassador in Qatar and expressed its “active solidarity” with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries which have cut ties to Qatar. “Senegal has decided, ...

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Twelve dead as ISIS claims first attacks in Iran

Wednesday June 7, 2017 Members of Iranian security forces responding to an attack by gunmen at Iran’s parliament building, in central Teheran, on June 7, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS   TEHERAN (AFP) – Gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Iran’s parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader on Wednesday (June 7), killing 12 people in the first attacks in the country claimed ...

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