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British MPs have voted in favour of airstrikes against “Islamic State” (IS) in Syria. The motion specifically authorises airstrikes but not British troops on the ground. Samira Shackle reports from London.
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David Cameron has urged MPs to back UK airstrikes against ‘Islamic State’ in Syria. In a speech to the House of Commons, almost a fortnight since terror attacks in Paris killed 130 people, Cameron said that the terrorist organization is using its safe havens in northern Syria to launch plots against Britain. All seven plots in Britain this year were either plotted by ISIS or inspired by its propaganda, he said, using one of the alternate acronyms for IS
“Our talks have shown very encouraging progress, with shared analysis and commitment to swift progress and shared ideas on the way forward,” says Casson
We can not disclose all of our data, says British Foreign Minister
By Amira El-Fekki and Toqa Ezzidin The aftermath of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s first visit to the UK, which concluded this weekend, was controversial, due to concerns expressed by Britain and the US, claiming recent confirmations that the Russian Airbus A321 was downed by Sinai-based militants. The significance of Al-Sisi’s trip to London stems …
The UK is to begin repatriating British tourists who found themselves stranded in Egypt’s Sinai when flights were canceled two days ago. But Easyjet said Egyptian authorities had suspended some of its flights.
BP intends to pump investments of $3bn in gas field discovery over the next three years
After the invitation, the British government defended the initiative and vowed to discuss matters, “which are important to the UK’s national interests”, despite its condemnation of Morsi’s death sentence.
Banks are keen to loan to SMEs; now however is not the right time due to the high unpredictability in the economics in Egypt, says Levari Law Founder
Visit encompassed open discussions on aspects of cooperation to tackle challenges both countries face
France, Australia and the UK are considering joining a US-led coalition flying air strikes in Syria. They cite the refugee crisis as justification for military intervention, but can bombing put an end to the conflict?
British side expects the visit to enhance political and economical bilateral relations, says foreign micerpts are optional hand-crafted summaries of your content that can be usnistry
Outrage continues in response to Al Jazeera verdicts