Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: GERMANY

Migrant crisis tops agenda at German-Turkey meeting

Europe’s migrant crisis is the main issue at a meeting in Berlin Friday of top officials from Germany and Turkey. Germany saw an unprecedented 1.1 million asylum seekers arrive last year, many of them fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and

Limiting German refugee intake not unethical, president says

Germany cannot take in all the asylum seekers who want to begin a new life there and it is not unethical of Berlin to limit the influx, President Joachim Gauck said on Wednesday, pressing other Europeancountries to share the burden.

1st suspect held over Cologne sex assaults

A 26-year-old Algerian man has become the first person arrested in connection with a string of sexual assault during New Year’s celebrations in Cologne that sparked a debate about Germany’s ability to integrate migrants. Prosecutors said that the unidentified asylum-seeker

Female refugees face abuse on migrant trail through Europe

Female asylum seekers face physical assault and sexual harassment on their journeys through Europe, Amnesty International warned in a report on Monday, calling on governments to offer more protection. The London-based human rights group interviewed 40 migrant women and girls

German defense minister raises prospect of Libya mission

Advances by Islamist militants in Libya pose a new threat to Europe and could unleash a new wave of refugees, Germany’s defence minister said on Monday, adding she did not rule out deploying German troops in the north African country.

End of Europe? Berlin, Brussels’ shock tactic on migrants

Is this how “Europe” ends? The Germans, founders and funders of the postwar union, shut their borders to refugees in a bid for political survival by the chancellor who let in a million migrants. And then — why not? —

Ex-Auschwitz medic, 95, to go on trial for complicity in 3,681 murders

A 95-year-old former medic at the Auschwitz death camp will go on trial next month on at least 3,681 counts of accessory to murder, German authorities said Monday. Hubert Zafke was a medical orderly at the camp from August 15,

Turkey asks Berlin to step up military involvement in Syria

Germany must step up its involvement in Syria if it wants to stem the flow of refugees into Europe, Turkey’s deputy prime minister Mehmet Simsek in remarks to German daily Die Welt on Saturday. “If Germany and others want to

EU extends Iran sanctions freeze by extra two weeks

The EU on Thursday extended a freeze on sanctions against Iran for another two weeks, clearing the way for their complete end once the U.N. certifies Tehran is complying with the terms of a historic nuclear deal. The International Atomic

ECB policymakers divided over China risks

ECB President Mario Draghi

Policymakers at the European Central Bank disagreed at their last meeting over how big a threat turmoil in China and other emerging markets pose to Europe’s modest economic recovery. The result of the Dec. 3 debate, for which a written

Anti-refugee right-wingers go on rampage in Leipzig

Over 200 masked right-wing supporters, carrying placards with racist overtones, went on a rampage in the eastern city of Leipzig on Monday night, throwing fireworks, breaking windows and vandalising buildings, police said. Emotions are running high in German cities after

Migrants attacked in Cologne amid tension

A group of Pakistanis and a Syrian were attacked in Cologne amid tensions over New Year’s Eve assaults in the city that have been blamed largely on foreigners, police said Monday. Six Pakistani nationals were attacked Sunday by around 20

Dutch to push intelligence sharing after missed signals in Paris

The Netherlands will push for greater sharing of intelligence data, including lists of suspected foreign fighters, at a gathering of global counter-terrorism officials on Monday. The Dutch, who hold the rotating European Union presidency, circulated a draft outlining the objective

Paris police attacker lived in German asylum shelter

German police on Saturday raided an apartment at a shelter for asylum-seekers in the western city of Recklinghausen that they say had been occupied by a man shot and killed as he stormed a Paris police station. North Rhine-Westphalia state

Merkel’s party calls for tighter laws after Cologne assaults

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is calling for stricter laws regulating asylum seekers after a string of New Year’s Eve sexual assaults and robberies in Cologne blamed largely on foreigners. The reports of the attacks on women by groups of men

German police spray anti-migrant protesters

Migrants who commit crimes should lose their right to asylum, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, toughening her tone as police in Cologne confronted right-wing protesters venting their anger at mass assaults on women on New Year’s Eve. Police

Germany mulls sending 100 troops to train Libyan army: media

Germany is considering sending more than 100 troops to train the armed forces of Libya, which is in turmoil due to rival political administrations and ISIS attacks, Der Spiegel magazine reported Saturday. “According to internal (government) plans German soldiers could,

German Muslims condemn Cologne attacks, fear consequences

Members of Cologne’s large Muslim community have joined the chorus condemning a string of assaults on women on New Year’s Eve that have shocked Germany. But some are also voicing concern that pointing the finger of blame at Muslims in

Powered by : © 2014 Systron Micronix :: Leaders in Web Hosting. All rights reserved

| About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclaimer | Contact Us |