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Paris terror mastermind ‘was in UK’ months before attacks


كانون الأول 26, 2015 Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 28, said to have met up with British jihadists to seek “logistical support” from extremists The mastermind behind the Paris terror attacks is said to have slipped into Britain on a false passport just months before the atrocity that killed 130 people. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 28, ...

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Tornado causes damage, injures three in Birmingham, Alabama

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كانون الأول 26, 2015 A tornado struck Birmingham, Alabama, on Friday, damaging houses, uprooting trees and injuring at least three people in the state’s largest city, law enforcement and weather officials said. National Weather Service meteorologist Jody Aaron said the twister was confirmed to have touched down in the southwestern portion ...

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Salam to convene Cabinet over trash export


كانون الأول 18, 2015 BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam will convene a Cabinet meeting to discuss an export solution to the trash crisis “within days,” a senior aide told The Daily Star Thursday. Salam chaired at the Grand Serail a meeting of a ministerial committee tasked with arranging the particulars for ...

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EU summit to focus on refugee crisis, Brexit referendum

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كانون الأول 17, 2015 EU leaders gather in Brussels on Thursday for a two-day summit which will be dominated by the refugee crisis and Britain’s planned referendum on EU membership, as European Council president Donald Tusk seeks to wrap up negotiations with London on its EU renegotiation bid by February. Taoiseach ...

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Merkel challenges internal party critics of her refugee policy


كانون الأول 15, 2015 German chancellor Angela Merkel challenged internal party critics of her liberal refugee policy on Monday, warning that cowards and pessimists had no place in her Christian Democratic Union (CDU). In a barnstorming party conference speech, which received a 10-minute standing ovation, the CDU leader conceded the refugee ...

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