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Saudi Arabia sentences 13 over plot to attack U.S. soldiers

Oct 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia sentences 13 over plot to attack U.S. soldiers

REUTERS - A Saudi court has sentenced 13 suspected members of an al Qaeda cell - 11 Saudis, a Qatari and an Afghan citizen - to up to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack U.S. soldiers in Qatar and Kuwait, the state news agency SPA reported. Separately, two Saudi citizens were sentenced to death on Monday after being convicted of attacking a police station with Molotov cocktails in Awamiya in the country's predominantly Shi'ite Muslim east, defence lawyers and Saudi media said #Politics #facebook #India #China #Japan #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Red Cross head says Ebola travel bans "irrational"

Oct 22, 2014

Red Cross head says Ebola travel bans "irrational"

BEIJING (Reuters) - Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, the head of the Red Cross said on Wednesday, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus. #Business #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America
Cuban doctors arrive in Liberia to fight Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Cuban doctors arrive in Liberia to fight Ebola

MONROVIA (Reuters) - A plane carrying some 50 Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Liberia on Wednesday to help treat victims of Ebola in the West African country, where a U.S. military mission is also deploying to fight the deadly virus. An Air Cubana jet carrying the 51 medical staff touched down at Monrovia's Roberts International Airport #Politics #Business #United States #India #France #Middle East #markets #Italy #Latin America #Mexico
Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad

Oct 22, 2014

Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army tanks and armoured vehicles on Wednesday fought off an advance by Islamic State militants on the town of Amiriya Fallujah, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, army sources said, part of a multinational effort to check the group's progress. #Business #Brazil #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion