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UK reviewing Muslim Brotherhood status: Cameron
Nov05

UK reviewing Muslim Brotherhood status: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said today [5 November 2015] the UK is urgently reviewing the status of Muslim Brotherhood and will publish its decision later this year. Cameron spoke to the news media while welcoming Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi at Number 10 Downing Street. Asked when Britain would review its policy toward Muslim Brotherhood, described by the reporter as “the mother of all terroristic...

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UK reopens Tehran embassy
Aug20

UK reopens Tehran embassy

Britain reopen its Tehran embassy, the scene over the years of numerous historical dramas, and thereby opened itself to delicate international brinkmanship amid an almost universal regional disdain for the West’s overture to Iran after the six-party nuclear agreement. In Britain and Europe at large, Britain’s move was universally welcome and followed similar overtures by Germany, France and other members of the European...

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UK condemns Baghdad market attack
Aug13

UK condemns Baghdad market attack

British Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood condemned the terrorist attack on a busy open market in Baghdad on 13 August 2015. In the early hours of the morning terrorists targeted innocent civilians at the Jameela market in Sadr City in the Iraqi capital, killing and injuring many people. Ellwood, Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, said Britain strongly condemns “this awful attack.” “I am saddened to...

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New UK rules to embed bankers’ accountability
Jul07

New UK rules to embed bankers’ accountability

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) today (7 July 2015) published what they said are “the final rules confirming the approach to improving individual accountability in the banking sector.” The final rules cover the Senior Managers Regime; the Certification Regime; and new Conduct Rules. The publication follows joint FCA-PRA final rules on variable remuneration (eg bonuses) in...

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UK winds up Helmand campaign
Oct26

UK winds up Helmand campaign

UK Armed Forces have ended combat operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, paving the way for the final transfer of security to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), the Ministry of Defence said Sunday (26 Oct 2014). As they have on the battlefield, MoD added, British troops stood shoulder-to-shoulder with colleagues from the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) to witness...

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