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Egypt goes to poll to elect new president (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect a new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who ruled the country for three decades with ... Read more...

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Egypt’s presidential vote begins


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect their new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who had ruled for 30 years.The polling stations ... Read more...

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Egypt goes to polls Wednesday


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 22 (IANS) More than 50 million voters in Egypt will Wednesday decide who will lead them as president after more than a year since the fall of Hosni ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ruling military council chief meets president hopefuls


November 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 26 (IANS) Head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Hussein Tantawi Saturday met two potential presidential candidates and discussed with them the current situation ... Read more...

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Arab League states seek suspension of Syria


June 15th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of the Arab League member countries have proposed suspending Syria's membership in the organisation over violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protests by its government, the ... Read more...

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Arab League elects Egyptian foreign minister as new head


May 16th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League has elected Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby as its new secretary general, Egypt's Nile News TV channel said Sunday.Elaraby, 76, replaces Amr ... Read more...

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Egypt: Amr Moussa vows to fight unemployment, poverty


April 29th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS) Egypt's presidential candidate Amr Moussa has vowed to fight unemployment and poverty during his presidential campaign in southern Egypt, Xinhua reports.Moussa, who is to end his ... Read more...

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International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Arab League to ask UN to impose no-fly zone over Gaza


April 11th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 11 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) has said it will ask the UN to consider imposing a no-fly zone over the Gaza Strip to protect the civilians from ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed in Cairo, to hold talks with the new Govt.


March 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar 30 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed is presently on a two-day visit to Cairo during which he is expected to hold consultations with the new government ... Read more...

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Libya action by International Coalition criticized


March 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The international coalition led by the United States has been criticized for the bombardments of Libya. The coalition consisting of France, Britain and the United States started ... Read more...

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UN chief urges Libya to end violence against civilians


March 21st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Libyan authorities to immediately end violence against civilians, and asked the world to speak as one against the North ... Read more...

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Qatar to join foreign air raids on Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) Qatar has decided to participate in the military offensive by international forces against Libya, a French defence ministry spokesman said.Speaking at a press conference Sunday, Laurent ... Read more...

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Arab League urges UNSC to impose no-fly zone on Libya


March 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Mar 13 (ANI): The Arab League has urged the United Nations Security Council to impose a no-fly zone on Libya, increasing pressure on Europe and the US to take firm action ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels council seeks Arab League recognition


March 12th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's National Transitional Council, set up by anti-Gaddafi rebels as a ruling body in the east of the country, has urged the Arab League to ... Read more...

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Mohamed ElBaradei to run for Egyptian presidency


March 10th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar 10(ANI): Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has said that he plans to contest the first presidential elections to be held after mass demonstrations ended former President Hosni Mubarak's three-decade rule. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi launches air strikes, Egypt PM quits (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli/Sana'a, March 3 (IANS) The turmoil in the Arab world Thursday saw Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi ordering air strikes on a town held by anti-regime demonstrators even as Egyptian Prime ... Read more...

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Gadaffi accepts Chavez’s mediation offer


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has accepted an offer from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to mediate in the revolt against him, a media report said Thursday.According ... Read more...

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European Parliament says transition in Egypt could take at least a year


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Parliament on Tuesday said that the transition to democracy in Egypt could take at least a year and not six months as planned by the transitional ... Read more...

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Arab League chief to run for Egyptian presidency


February 28th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 27 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has expressed his intention to run in Egypt's next presidential election, Xinhua said, citing state TV."I am intending to participate in the ... Read more...

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Arab League chief Moussa may lead post-Mubarak Egypt


February 6th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): Former Egyptian Foreign Minister and Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has emerged as a potential compromise figure to lead the country's potentially dangerous transition. Moussa made a ... Read more...

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Arab League chief to talk to demonstrators


February 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa arrived Friday at the Tahrir Square, the site of a mass rally by Egyptian opposition protesters seeking the ouster of President ... Read more...

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Arab League for direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks


July 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 29 (DPA) The Arab League laid out its three main conditions Thursday for supporting direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, but the group remained doubtful if a stalemate could be broken. "I assure ... Read more...

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Around 16,500 Palestinians cross Egypt’s border with Gaza


June 25th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), June 25 (DPA) Around 16,500 Palestinians have crossed Egypt's border with Gaza since it was opened June 1 after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, a security source said ... Read more...

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Arab League chief calls for breaking Gaza siege


June 13th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, June 13 (IANS) Arab League chief Amr Moussa Sunday called for an immediate lifting of Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory. "The siege must be broken and lifted," Moussa told reporters after ... Read more...

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Thousands of Palestinians, aid cross Egypt’s border with Gaza


June 12th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), June 12 (DPA) More than 7,000 Palestinians have crossed Egypt's border with Gaza since it was opened after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, an Egyptian official said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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UAE to host meeting of Arab League, Pacific island states


May 13th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of the Arab states and the Pacific island nations will meet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in June to discuss cooperation between the ... Read more...

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Netanyahu, Mubarak discuss proximity talks in Egypt


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm el-Sheikh, May 3 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Monday to discuss Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace talks. Netanyahu met with Mubarak in the Red Sea resort of ... Read more...

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A new era of India-Arab economic ties dawns


August 23rd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) As the world fights an economic downturn, a new dimension is being added to trade and business relations between India and the Arab world, enhancing ... Read more...

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Arab League concludes summit emphasising Gaza reconstruction


January 20th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Jan 20 (Xinhua) Leaders of the 22-member Arab League (AL) concluded their summit meeting here Tuesday with resolutions emphasising Gaza reconstruction and condemning the Israeli offensive.The Arab leaders agreed to ... Read more...

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Arab ministers meet in Kuwait to discuss Gaza fighting


January 16th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Jan 16 (Xinhua) Arab foreign ministers kicked off an emergency meeting here Friday, with the situation in the Gaza Strip under unprecedented Israeli attacks topping the agenda. The foreign ministers ... Read more...

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Arab League to hold emergency meeting to discuss Gaza


December 28th, 2008 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 28 (Xinhua) The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting next Wednesday to discuss the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence in the Gaza Strip that left more than 200 people dead.Secretary General ... Read more...

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Spain wants closer ties with Arab world


July 8th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 8 (IANS) Spain has said it wants to forge closer ties with the Arab countries to end mutual misconceptions, resolve conflicts and build trans-cultural understanding, EFE reported Tuesday. King Juan ... Read more...

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Pranab meets Secretary General of Arab League


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok Dixit Cairo, July 3 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today met Secretary General of the Arab League (AL) Amr Moussa shortly before his departure for New Delhi ... Read more...

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Sudan’s opposition leader presents national reconciliation initiative


June 2nd, 2008 - 6:21 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Cairo, June 2 (Xinhua) A Sudanese opposition leader has announced a new initiative to achieve comprehensive national reconciliation in his country, the Egyptian state MENA news agency reported. Mohamed Othman al-Merghani, leader ... Read more...

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