Day: February 27, 2015

In snub to rebels, UAE embassy opts to stick close to Yemen president (dpa German Press Agency)

February 27, 2015

Cairo (dpa) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy in Yemen will move to the southern city of Aden, an official news agency reported, a show of support for the country’s president, who fled the capital, Sana’a, recently after a month of house arrest at the hands of Houthi rebels. The move is yet another […]

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PHL-hosted Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 attracts 127 student teams and 127 cars vying for honors (Philippines News Agency)

February 27, 2015

Shell EcoMarathon Asia 2015 opened its second Philippinehosted festivities with color and high energy under sunny skies right at the other side of the Rizal (Luneta) Park on Friday by welcoming over 120 teams from 17 countries, including newcomers Australia, Bangladesh, Oman and Saudi Arabia. The first crucial morning hours saw tiny cars that looked […]

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Osama Bin Laden aide convicted over 1998 Nairobi, Dar bomb attacks (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

February 27, 2015

NEW YORKA New York jury on Thursday convicted Osama bin Laden aide, Saudi exile Khalid al-Fawwaz, over the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in East Africa which killed 224 people.Prosecutors described 52-year-old Fawwaz as one of bin Laden’s most trusted lieutenants who conspired with Al-Qaeda across three continents for nearly a decade.The verdict followed […]

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