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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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Egypt safe for tourists, says president


August 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.Morsi was speaking ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Anaka, Mahesh in last eight


July 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony entered the quarterfinals of the World Junior Individual squash championship Tuesday in contrasting styles.Mangaonkar came through when his opponent Abdulla ... Read more...

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Anaka, Mahesh head Indian challenge in world junior squash


July 6th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 6 (IANS) Egyptians Marwan El Shorbagy and Nour El Sherbini have been given top billing in the men's and women's singles while double Asian junior champion Anaka Alankamony ... Read more...

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Egyptians launch Christian Brotherhood challenging Islamists


July 6th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 5 (IANS/AKI) A group of minority Coptic Christian activists in Egypt have formed a new political group, the Christian Brotherhood, to present a non-violent challenge to the Muslim ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi wins Egyptian presidency (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday by defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, ex-premier and a senior leader of Hosni ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Egypt passes constitutional amendments


June 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council has passed a few amendments to the constitution that will outline the future president's powers and responsibilities, state television reported.The text ... Read more...

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Egyptians vote for new leader


June 17th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 17 (IANS) Egyptians were Sunday participating in the second round of the presidential election, the first since Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down from his position by ... Read more...

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World is without borders, says Egyptian globetrotter (With Image)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) This 27-year-old Egyptian wants to travel to every country in the world.So far, Ahmed Haggagovic has visited 93 countries, India being the 93rd, carrying the ... Read more...

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Egyptians vote in presidential poll run-off


June 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptians are going to polls in the second round of presidential election Saturday, the first since Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down by an ... 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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11 Egyptians killed by assailants during protest in Cairo


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven people were killed on Wednesday after sit-in supporters of former Salafist presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu-Ismail were attacked outside Egypt's Defense Ministry, officials said ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia recalls envoy, closes embassy in Egypt


April 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Saturday recalled its ambassador in Egypt and shut down its embassy in Cairo and consulates in Alexandria and Suez over security concerns, the official ... Read more...

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PM quotes Iqbal in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday quoted lines of famous poet Muhammad Iqbal to retiring members of the Rajya Sabha."I have seen many fine members ... Read more...

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PM quotes Iqbal in Rajya Sabha


March 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Wednesday quoted lines of famous poet Muhammad Iqbal to retiring members of the Rajya Sabha."I have seen many fine members in this ... Read more...

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Egypt starts NGO workers’ trial


February 26th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) A trial of 43 workers - including 19 Americans and two Germans - from domestic and foreign non-governmental organisations who were charged with receiving illegal foreign ... Read more...

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Seven-story building collapses in Beirut, killing 27


January 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 25 people were killed on late Monday afternoon when a seven-story building collapsed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, officials said on Tuesday. A dozen ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns Darwish to enter semis, Ashour crashes out (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish 11-9, 8-11, 11-5, 11-3 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns his idol Darwish to enter semis


December 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish in the quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters ... Read more...

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Egyptians in UAE asked to register for elections


November 12th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) Egypt has opened online registration for its nationals living in the UAE ahead of the next parliamentary elections.Egyptian Ambassador to UAE Tamer Mansour ... Read more...

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Fire-stricken ferry sinks off Jordanian coast


November 7th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
AMMAN (BNO NEWS) -- An Egyptian ferry boat which caught fire off the coast of Jordan last week has sunk, state-run media reported on Monday. The blaze killed one passenger and injured ... Read more...

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Israel, Egypt to swap prisoners


October 25th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel and Egypt have agreed on a deal for the exchange of a suspected Israeli spy with 25 Egyptians, the Israeli prime minister's office said.Egyptian security ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan


October 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military rulers approve anti-discrimination law


October 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ruling military council on Saturday approved new amendments to the criminal code punishing all forms of discrimination, nearly one week after Coptic Christian protesters were attacked during ... Read more...

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Egypt amends law to tackle discrimination


October 16th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) ratified Saturday an amendment to the criminal law to tackle discrimination among the Egyptians as tension between the ... Read more...

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Three Indians in top 10 in World junior squash rankings


October 4th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Three Indians - Mahesh Mangaonkar, Abhishek Pradhan and Anaka Alankamony - figure in the top 10 junior rankings of the World Squash Federation announced Tuesday.Strong results ... Read more...

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Sean Penn joins Egyptian makeover efforts


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn has joined hands with Egyptians who are attempting to tell the world the country is a safe place to visit in ... Read more...

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Hundreds demonstrate across Egypt to demand Israeli ambassador’s expulsion


August 27th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of Egyptians on Friday called on their government to expel Israel's ambassador and condemned Israel's attack on Egyptian soldiers, the Al-Ahram state-owned newspaper reported.Hundreds of people gathered ... Read more...

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Pakistan to miss world junior squash after players refused visa


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Former champions Pakistan will not feature in the 2011 World Men's Junior Squash Championships getting underway in Belgium Wednesday after the Belgian embassy in Islamabad refused ... Read more...

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Mubarak disappointed at people’s apathy, says lawyer


June 30th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 29 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is "disappointed" at the people's lack of appreciation for the work done by him, his lawyer said.The 83-year-old Mubarak was ... Read more...

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Family of Haryana sailor ecstatic over his safe return


June 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) It was a moment of intense relief for the family members of Ravinder Gulia, an Indian sailor who reached India Friday after spending nearly 10 months ... Read more...

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New protests begin in Cairo


May 21st, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protests erupted in Cairo after the Friday prayers, with one group gathering at the central Tahrir Square in the wake of media speculation that ... Read more...

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