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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to run two Delhi-Sharjah flights daily


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to increase its market share, Middle East based budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said it will start operating two daily flight services ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Mahesh, Anaka bow out of world junior squash


July 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 11 (IANS) Indian challenge in the World Junior Individual Squash Championship ended as Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony lost their matches to Egyptian stars in the quarter-finals here.Mangaonkar ... Read more...

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Air Arabia introduces new baggage policy


June 24th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Air Arabia Sunday introduced a new online baggage policy, enabling passengers to pay for only the luggage weight they need.The policy, effective for all tickets ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to increase frequency from Nagpur


May 29th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a ... Read more...

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Remove sanction, Iran tells West


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.The parties involved in the ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader arrested in Egypt


February 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 29 (IANS) A senior leader of terror outfit Al Qaeda was Wednesday arrested at the Cairo International Airport after his arrival from Pakistan, official Egyptian news agency MENA ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ruling military pardons nearly 2,000 detainees


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 22 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council has approved the release of a total of 1,959 people detained in military prisons, state media reported.The move was approved by military ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued for Iraq’s vice president: official


December 20th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) The Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council, which is country's highest judicial body, has issued an arrest warrant for Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, said an interior ministry ... Read more...

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Iran demands apology from US


October 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iran has demanded an official apology from the US over a recent accusation that said Tehran plotted to kill the Saudi Arabian envoy to Washington, Press ... Read more...

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Iran to respond ’strongly’ to any ‘destructive’ US act


October 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday that Iran will respond "strongly" to any "destructive" act by the US against the ... Read more...

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Iran does not need assassinations: Ahmadinejad


October 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that Iran does not need to resort to assassinations to advance its policies, Xinhua reported citing satellite Press TV.Ahmadinejad made ... Read more...

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No ‘direct contact’ with US : Iran


October 15th, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran has denied the US claim of having direct contact with it over the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported."No ... Read more...

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US issues worldwide travel alert for its nationals


October 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans Tuesday after a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington was exposed."The Department of State alerts ... Read more...

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Obama calls Saudi envoy on assassination attempt


October 12th, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday called Saudi Ambassador to the US in the wake of two men accused of trying to assassinate him, the White ... Read more...

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Somalia hails UAE’s humanitarian efforts


September 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Somalia has lauded UAE government's support to the people of Somalia who are affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa.Receiving the UAE medical delegation ... Read more...

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Dipika Pallikal wins California squash event


September 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal defeated Tathreb Adel of Egypt to win the WISPA $9,000 Orange County Open in Irvine, California, Sunday.World No. 24 ... Read more...

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UAE medical team reaches out to famine victims


August 20th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A UAE medical mission has arrived to inspect health condition of thousands of refugees who walked long distances to reach scattered camps at Dadaab area on ... Read more...

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UAE airline wins Airbus award


June 12th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, a low-cost airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won an award from aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus for "operational excellence".The Sharjah-based Air Arabia ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health stable after unconsciousness


May 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 28 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was stable Saturday after he lost consciousness at a hospital Friday, an Egyptian official said.Mubarak suffered from hypertension ... Read more...

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Egyptian Saif al-Adel chosen as Al Qaeda acting chief


May 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Egyptian Saif al-Adel has been chosen "caretaker" head of the Al Qaeda after Osama bin Laden was gunned down by US commandos deep inside Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Syria introduces new reforms with 10,000 jobs


May 13th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 13 (IANS) Reflecting its determination to push forward reforms, Syria introduced a new package of reforms while the government troops ended its mission in the central province of ... Read more...

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Soya- egg yolk mix helps UK mum give birth after 3 miscarriages, failed IVF


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): A UK couple, who struggled to have a baby after three miscarriages and failed IVF treatments, are now proud parents of twins -- thanks to a mix of ... Read more...

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Dipika, Joshna in last 8


April 21st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa kept Indian hopes alive by advancing to the quarterfinals of the WISPA Indian Squash Challenger series here Wednesday.Second seeded Dipika, ranked ... Read more...

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UAE charity to conduct 100 heart surgeries in Bosnia


February 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) A voluntary health mission from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will conduct 100 open heart surgeries in Bosnia as part of its efforts to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s 9/11 mastermind killed Daniel Pearl: Report


January 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Khalid Sheik Mohammed, a top Al Qaeda leader and 9/11 attack mastermind, killed US journalist Daniel Pearl and even re-staged the killing by decapitating his victim so that ... Read more...

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Nawaz-Musharraf ‘ten-year exile agreement’ expires


December 11th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 11(ANI): The ten-year exile accord signed between former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has expired, a private TV channel has reported.Although Nawaz never ... Read more...

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Nawaz ‘disappointed’ Saudis by violating promise of abstaining from politics: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): During his exile, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised the Saudis not to engage in any political activity, but he violated his commitment much to ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia distances itself from WikiLeaks expose


December 1st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Dec 1 (IANS) The US cables exposed by WikiLeaks "do not concern the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", an official said after communications showed Saudi Arabia and other countries in the region ... Read more...

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Bin Laden appoints new commander to spearhead al Qaeda’s operations against West


November 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): Osama Bin Laden has reportedly appointed a new commander, Saif al-Adel, to carry out al Qaeda's offensive operations against the West.Al-Adel or 'Sword of the Just,' the ... Read more...

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Egypt wants more Indian tourists


October 14th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Aiming to touch 100,000-plus arrivals from India in 2010 and increasing it to one million by 2015, Egypt ended a two-day road show for tour operators in India, ... Read more...

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UAE doctors sign up for humanitarian mission


July 16th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 16 (IANS/WAM) Hundreds of doctors in the UAE have responded to the call of a hospital to treat patients abroad as part of a humanitarian mission. The Emirates International ... Read more...

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UAE launches mobile heart care centre


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has launched a mobile cardiology centre to provide free treatment to heart patients in the country. The centre run by the Emirates National Field ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed, 340 injured in Iraq attacks (Third Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 10 (DPA) Nearly 100 people were killed and around 340 injured in a series of bombings and armed attacks across Iraq Monday that the government described as an attempt to ... Read more...

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