Germany, Denmark say alleged terrorist bomb plot Islamist in nature

Number of suspects arrested rises to 14; Islamic State flag found during search of suspect’s residence; authorities say they found ingredients for bomb

Danish and German authorities said Friday they had foiled a possible Islamist terror attack after a series of arrests in the two countries, adding however the danger did not seem imminent.

The plot appeared to target Denmark or Germany, investigators told reporters at Danish intelligence agency PET’s headquarters near Copenhagen.

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European powers blame Iran for ‘undermining opportunity’ for nuclear diplomacy

Britain, France and Germany ‘strongly urge’ Tehran to halt uranium metal production activities; analysts say narrow window of opportunity exists to bring US back into deal

The Bushehr nuclear power plant outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. (AP Photo/Mehr News Agency, Majid Asgaripour, File)

PARIS, France  — Iran risks losing the chance to fully realize the 2015 deal reducing sanctions in exchange for limits to its nuclear program after starting to produce uranium metal in the latest violation of the accord, European powers said on Friday.

There have been hopes that the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions could be revived through new talks under the administration of US President Joe Biden, after his predecessor Donald Trump walked out of the deal in 2018.

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German FM insists nuclear deal is best way to confront Iran’s ‘reckless’ acts

Speaking to INSS conference, Heiko Maas says Tehran’s missiles, proxies must also be addressed; calls for end to settlement construction

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks to the media after a meeting on the divisive migrant issue in Paris, France, July 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Iran’s missile program and “aggressive” activities across the Middle East must be addressed, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday.

“But the best tool for doing so remains the JCPOA,” Maas stressed, referring to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers known as the P5+1. “Although it may be far from perfect, it does give us more transparency than we ever had before.”

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European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying that Tehran has “no credible civilian use” for uranium metal.

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday Iran had informed it that it had begun installing equipment for the production of uranium metal. It said Tehran maintains its plans to conduct research and development on uranium metal production are part of its “declared aim to design an improved type of fuel.”

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Germany, France call for 2-states at 67-line, prior to Biden presidency

Jordan, Egypt, France, Germany denounce Jewish building over green-line.

US President-elect Joe Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The United States has an important role to play in relaunching an Israeli-Palestinian peace process that would create a two-state resolution to the conflict at the pre-1967 lines, the Munich Group said in advance of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20. The Munich Group — composed of the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Germany and France — met Monday in Cairo.

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Egypt, Germany, France, Jordan meet on reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

European foreign ministers sit down in Cairo ahead of Biden taking office, seeking to build on ‘positive regional context’ of Israel’s normalization deals with Arab states

From left to right, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, takes a photo with his cellphone of journalists, during a meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, ahead of a press conference at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, January 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Egypt on Monday hosted the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Jordan to discuss ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a week before US President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

In Cairo, the country’s Foreign Ministry said the aim of the meeting was to urge the Palestinians and Israelis to negotiate a “just and comprehensive political settlement” on the basis of achieving a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory Israel captured in the 1967 Six Day War.

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Watch: British Travellers “Held Against Their Will” At German Airports

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit news,

As chaos unfolded in the UK with the government touting an unverified ‘mutant strain’ of COVID to justify a fresh lockdown, video has emerged of British travellers being herded inside foreign airports and held against their will.

As EU nations began to shut down flights from Britain, some passengers have been caught up in the nightmare. Video from German newspaper BILD shows Brits forced to sleep in the same room at Hanover airport, after being refused entry to the country.

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