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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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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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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... 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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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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Indian envoys to Guyana, Guatemala, Morocco named


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Wednesday named three new envoys for its missions to Guyana, Guatemala and Morocco.Puran Mal Meena, who is a joint secretary in the external affairs ... Read more...

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Emergency re-imposed due to Egypt’s security situation: Tantawi


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 3 (IANS) The head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) Hussein Tantawi Monday said the security situation the country was passing through was the reason ... Read more...

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Egypt parliamentary polls to begin Nov 21


September 18th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's supreme election commission has proposed to hold elections to the country's parliament starting Nov 21, the Al Ahram newspaper said.Elections to both the upper ... Read more...

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Egyptians protest return of emergency laws


September 17th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptians on Friday gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to protest against military trials and the reactivation of emergency laws by military rulers, local media reported on Saturday.Protesters held ... 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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US embassy staff return to Cairo


April 30th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS/AKI) The US State Department has allowed non-essential staff and their families to return to Egypt and has announced that the embassy in Cairo will resume regular ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over which way Egyptian military-led by Mubarak’s ‘poodle’ will swing


February 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): The loyalties of the 470,000-strong Egyptian military are currently unclear despite the turmoil in the country, US officials and experts have said."The biggest question for the Egyptian military ... Read more...

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Fox News Journalist Greg Palkot Injured In Egypt Violence


February 4th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cairo, Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The violence in Egypt to end the reign of President Hosni Mubarak has reached new heights with reports of journalists and media persons being assaulted ... Read more...

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India issues advisory asking journalists to avoid troubled spots in Egypt


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): India on Thursday issued advisory after journalists covering the confrontations between pro- and anti-regime protesters in Cairo got into troubles.A number of Indian journalists have travelled in ... Read more...

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Pak embassy in Cairo to wait a bit ‘before going for the last straw’ to evacuate citizens


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 2(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Egypt, Seema Naqvi, has said that they would wait for another two to three days before evacuating the Pakistan nationals living in the crisis-hit country.According to ... Read more...

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New Zealand ready to fly out nationals from Egypt (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 31 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said Monday that the government may consider using defence force planes to get New Zealanders out of Egypt if the situation ... Read more...

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80 Thais stranded at Cairo airport


January 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 31 (IANS) Political unrest in Egypt has trapped about 80 Thais at the Cairo International Airport for three days, said a Thai foreign ministry's announcement here Monday.Foreign ministry spokesman Thani ... Read more...

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300 Indians returning from Egypt Monday (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Amid political upheaval in Egypt, around 300 Indians, mostly women and children, are returning to India early Monday morning aboard a special flight of Air India."The government ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday sent a special Air India flight to Cairo to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is caught up in a political ... Read more...

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Unrest swells in Egypt as cornered government bans Al-Jazeera (Roundup)


January 30th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 30 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's long reign seemed to teeter as unrest raged across the country despite the military moving on the streets to control tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Government arranges special flight for Indian community in Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30(ANI): The Central Government has arranged a special Air India flight, at the request of the Indian community in Egypt, in view of the prevailing conditions there.The special ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is sending a special commercial flight Sunday to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is in the middle of a political upheaval. ... Read more...

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India advises against travel to Egypt, all nationals safe


January 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India Saturday advised its nationals to avoid visiting Egypt, which is witnessing widespread anti-government riots in its capital Cairo."In view of the prevailing situation in Egypt, Indian ... Read more...

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US covertly backed rebel leaders behind Egypt uprising


January 29th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) The US secretly backed rebel leaders who are responsible for the uprising in Egypt and the American embassy in Cairo even helped a dissident to attend a summit ... Read more...

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US secretly backing Egypt’s rebel leaders


January 29th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.29 (ANI): The Obama administration is reported to be secretly backing leading figures behind the uprising in Egypt.According to The Telegraph, a "regime change" has been in the works for ... Read more...

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India strives to revive tea exports to Egypt


September 13th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 13 (IANS) Indian tea, which was the flavour of Egyptians till the nineties, is striving to win back its share of the lucrative market through aggressive ... Read more...

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Gaza aid ship docks in el-Arish, awaits instructions


July 15th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (DPA) A Libyan-commissioned ship with 12 crewmembers from Haiti, Syria and India carrying aid for the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, docked in the Egyptian port of el-Arish Thursday after an ... Read more...

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Arab League lauds UAE for anti-smoking efforts


June 7th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 7 (IANS/WAM) The Arab League Monday lauded the UAE for its anti-smoking efforts in the country. Salim Alkhadim Dhanhani, assistant to ambassador for political, economic and media affairs at the ... Read more...

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UAE donates 700 tonnes of aid to Gaza


May 28th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Rafah, May 28 (IANS/WAM) About 700 tonnes of food and emergency medical aid from the UAE have been sent to the Gaza Strip to help mitigate the deteriorating humanitarian condition of the ... Read more...

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On high alert: FIFA World Cup security concerns


November 24th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Clare Byrne Johannesburg, Nov 24 (DPA) The author of an article in Britain's Guardian newspaper on the subject of "why going to South Africa for the FIFA World Cup terrifies me" must ... Read more...

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Obama’s secret itinerary being speculated in Cairo


May 31st, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 31(ANI): Speculations are on the ripe in Cairo to figure out what the US President Barack Obama's itinerary would be during his visit to the capital city of Egypt ... Read more...

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India, Arab League discuss Middle East situation


July 3rd, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS) India and the Arab League Thursday discussed issues relating to the Middle East in a meeting External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee held with Arab League chief Amr Moussa. ... Read more...

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Britain refuses visa to Osama bin Laden’s son: report


April 30th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
London, April 30 (IANS) One of Al Qaeda head Osama bin Laden's sons, who is married to a British woman, has been denied permission to live with her in Britain, according to ... Read more...

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