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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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Spain, Egypt to create consortium to foster investment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced here Monday the creation of a Spanish-Egyptian consortium to foster bilateral investment and business activity."We're going to get a Spanish-Egyptian consortium under ... Read more...

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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla (Lead, correcting para eight)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla


September 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Egyptian president to visit China


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will pay a state visit to China from Aug 28 to 30 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao, said Foreign ... Read more...

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Pakistan can learn from Egypt shake-up, says daily


August 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's shake-up of the military top brass has "instructive connotations" for Pakistan, said a daily, observing there was "no accountability for the military's ... Read more...

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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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Egypt president orders defence minister to retire


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country's defence minister and a top military officer, pushing them into "retirement" but naming them as presidential advisors.Field ... Read more...

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Morsi appoints Hesham Qandil as Egypt’s new PM


July 25th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has appointed Hesham Qandil, a former water resources minister, as prime minister of the country and asked him to form the new ... Read more...

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Clinton, Morsi discuss US-Egypt relations


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held bilateral talks with newly-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Xinhua reported.The two leaders Saturday discussed Egypt's transition to democracy ... Read more...

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Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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No foreigners at Egypt president’s inauguration


June 29th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi has said there will be no foreign guests at his inauguration ceremony.Morsi will be inaugurated Saturday in Cairo."I was categorically against ... Read more...

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UAE congratulates new Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has greeted Mohammed Mursi on his victory in the Egyptian presidential elections.In a message, ... Read more...

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US, EU greet Egyptian president-elect on his win (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Brussels, June 25 (IANS) The US and European Union (EU) have greeted the Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party over his win in the presidential election of which ... Read more...

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US congratulates Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Describing Egypt's presidential election as a "milestone" in country's transition to democracy, the White House Sunday congratulated Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi over his win, Xinhua reported.Morsi ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for Mubarak


January 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Accusing Hosni Mubarak of ordering the killing of anti-regime demonstrators, a prosecutor in the former Egyptian president's trial has demanded death sentence for the leader who ... Read more...

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Five killed as gunmen attack police station in Egypt’s Sinai


July 30th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ARISH, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and dozens more were injured when clashes between unknown masked men and Egyptian security forces erupted in the northern Sinai city ... Read more...

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Players can run sports better than administrators: Maken


June 19th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Sunday blamed the country's sports federations for hindering the development of sports and said players who have made India proud would ... Read more...

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China not to compete with US in exerting influence in Middle East


March 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 14 (ANI): China's envoy to the Middle East, Wu Sike, has said that Beijing is not competing with Washington in exerting influence in the area, but is confident about its ... Read more...

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Rulers and their reigns in Middle East and North Africa


February 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) Here is a list of leaders in Middle East and North Africa who have been in power for years:Libya: Ruled by Muammar Gaddafi who came to power ... Read more...

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Take to the streets, internet groups urge Iraqis


February 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 25 (IANS) Internet groups on Facebook have urged Iraqis to take to streets Friday to "end corruption and sectarianism in Iraq". The call has come exactly a month after ... Read more...

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Algeria lifts 19-year-old state of emergency


February 25th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- The Algerian government has officially lifted its 19-year-old state of emergency, the official APS news agency reported.Demonstrators have been demanding the lifting of the state of emergency, which ... Read more...

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Algeria to lift 19-year state of emergency


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- Algeria's cabinet on Tuesday adopted an order to lift the nearly two-decade state of emergency, the official APS news agency reported.A statement from the Council of Ministers said ... Read more...

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Welcome back Egypt, wait for my book ‘Revolution 2.0′, tweets Ghonim


February 12th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Google executive Wael Ghonim, one of the principal organisers of the massive anti-Hosni Mubarak protests which resulted in the long-serving Egyptian president finally stepping down Friday night, tweeted ... Read more...

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I won’t accept diktats: Mubarak


February 11th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Thursday night said that he would not take instructions from others.In a televised address, Mubarak said "we don't take instructions from others and we will ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak may resign: Egyptian PM (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mumbarak may step down in the evening, prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said Thursday. Ahmed Shafiq told the BBC that the president may step down Thursday ... Read more...

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French PM admits to New Year’s holiday at Mubarak’s cost


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has admitted he enjoyed a New Year holiday in Egypt sponsored by President Hosni Mubarak.Fillon's office said his family were treated to a ... Read more...

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4,733 Malaysians evacuated from Egypt


February 6th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Malaysia has evacuated 4,733 of its nationals from Egypt, which is facing political turmoil due to mass protests against President Hosni Mubarak.Malaysians living in several Egyptian towns ... Read more...

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Egypt’s credit rating downgraded (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS) Egypt's credit rating and economic outlook have been downgraded by rating agencies due to the ongoing political unrest. Credit Agricole bank revised downward its growth forecast for Egypt ... Read more...

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Living in Cairo square, scripting a revolution


February 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The sprawling ground is overflowing with people filled with hatred for Hosni Mubarak. Thousands have made it their home. The food is free. The anger palpable. Welcome ... Read more...

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Egypt government offers talk with opposition


February 1st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) As protesters gathered for a million people march Tuesday, intensifying their agitation against Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule, the Egyptian president asked the newly appointed vice president to hold ... Read more...

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Egyptian president should step down, says Omar Sharif


January 31st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has said that Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's president should step down as he had failed to improve the standard of living for ordinary people."The president ... Read more...

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Spanish PM expresses support for democracy in Arab world


January 31st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Zaragoza (Spain), Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero expressed hope that the Arab countries where there have been anti-government protests in recent weeks will achieve "democratic reforms, freedom, ... Read more...

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