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International

Emirates defends security amid cabin ban

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 22, (AP): The president of Emirates, the Middle East’s biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier’s Dubai hub on Wednesday and said the ban on personal electronics onboard US-bound flights came without warning. Tim Clark told The Associated Press that he only learned of …

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Europeans will not walk freely: Erdogan – Ankara sees EU as a haven for terrorists

ANKARA, March 22, (Agencies): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude. Turkey has been embroiled in a row with Germany and the Netherlands over the barring of campaign …

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US restricts electronic carry-ons on non-stop flights from Kuwait, others – Britain follows US lead … exempts Kuwait

WASHINGTON/LONDON March 21, (RTRS): The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. The US Department of Homeland Security said passengers traveling from those …

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Amir, Erdogan hold official talks

ANKARA, March 21, (KUNA): An official reception was held for His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah in Ankara Tuesday on the occasion of his state official visit to Turkey. His Highness the Amir was welcomed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The national anthems of both …

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‘Erdogan not welcome in Germany’ – Ankara may review ties with EU after vote

BERLIN, March 21, (Agencies): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has crossed a line by comparing Berlin’s government to the Nazis and he and other officials are no longer welcome in Germany, a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. The rebuke from Volker Bouffier, vice chairman of Merkel’s …

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HH Amir arrives in Turkey

ANKARA, March 20: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah and his accompanying delegation arrived Monday in the Turkish capital Ankara on an official visit. His Highness the Amir was received at the airport by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as senior government officials and top …

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Erdogan says jailed journalist a terrorist agent – Over 2,000 coup suspects detained

ANKARA, March 20, (Agencies): Turkish authorities detained more than 2,000 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year’s failed coup attempt, the interior ministry said on Monday. Turkey, which faces multiple security threats, including the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Islamic State …

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Speaker seeks concerted act against Israeli crimes – ‘UNHRC must prevent violations’

RABAT, March 20, (KUNA): It is imperative that Arab parliaments act in unison against Israeli violations of United Nations (UN) resolutions, Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Monday. Al-Ghanim made the remarks to open the 24th conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) in the Moroccan capital, where …

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Boko Haram victims share story of pain – World urged to #BringBackOurGirls

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Sa’a and Rachel, victims of Boko Haram’s atrocities in Nigeria, took centrestage at the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum in Dubai, with an impassioned plea to the world to save the 195 girls who are still missing. Sa’a was one of the 276 girls kidnapped …

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Person in custody after incident at White House gates

One person was in custody after a suspicious vehicle drove up to a White House checkpoint on Saturday night, the Secret Service said, after CNN reported that the driver claimed to have a bomb. CNN, citing two law enforcement sources, said there was no confirmation of any device in the …

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