Yemeni president sacks intelligence chiefs

September 12th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Sep 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday sacked heads of the national security agency and military intelligence, after two suicide car bombs targeted the country's defence minister ... 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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CIA ’secret army’ seeks to destroy Syria: Report

August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister, deputy killed in Damascus bombing (Lead)

July 18th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha and his deputy, Assef Shawkat, who was also President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in the ... Read more...

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India’s Negi is Asian chess champion

May 14th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City, May 14 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi and Irene Sukandar of Indonesia emerged champions of the Asian Continental Open and Women's championships respectively here Sunday.Negi ... Read more...

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Iraq official survives bomb attack

April 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS) The governor of eastern Iraq's Diyala province Saturday survived a roadside bomb explosion that targetted his convoy, Xinhua reported.Governor Hisham al-Hiyali was travelling Saturday near the ... Read more...

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Suchde crashes out of Punj Lloyd Squash, Ghosal plays Tuesday

December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian wildcard Siddharth Suchde could not match the pace of World No.3 Gregory Gaultier of France to lose 4-11, 1-11, 6-11 in the opening round ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host first WikiConference in India

November 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Aiming to tap the Indian community, the first WikiConference by the Wikimedia Foundation in this country will be hosted in Mumbai Nov 18, an official said.The ... Read more...

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State of terror prevails in two Tripoli neighbourhoods

March 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 4 (ANI): A state of terror has seized two working class neighborhoods here, with residents reporting constant surveillance, searches of cars and even cell phones by militiamen armed with ... Read more...

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‘Egyptian military’s role in detention and torture cases raise concerns’

February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 18(ANI): Human rights groups have said that the Egyptian military's continuing role in detention and torture of anti-government protestors raise new questions about its ability to midwife the country's democracy.According ... Read more...

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Yemeni president appoints new trade minister

January 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Saturday assigned a new trade and industry minister amidst social turmoil, the state-run Saba news agency reported on Sunday.Hisham Sharaf, who was ... Read more...

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‘Chameleon’ technology that could make tanks look like a cow!

January 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new technology that has been developed by scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank 'disappear', 'sweat' or even look like a cow.The system will ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki sentenced to ten years in prison

January 17th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Jan.17 (ANI): A Yemeni court has sentenced fugitive al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki to ten years in prison for his role in the murder of a French energy contractor. The ... Read more...

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‘Batman’ movies inspire real-world tank design

December 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have taken inspiration from the Batman movies to design seven new conceptual vehicles that may help fight crime.According to technology blog The Engineer, project leader Hisham Awad, ... Read more...

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How American Muslims coped with 9/11 aftermath

December 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): 'Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind' is a famous aphorism by Albert Einstein.Now a Tel Aviv University researcher is exploring the link between ... Read more...

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Matthew-Willstrop set up all England final in Punj Lloyd squash

December 18th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Top seed Nick Matthew defeated Egypt's Amr Shabana, who retired after losing the first two sets, 11-9, 11-4 to set up an all-England title clash with James ... Read more...

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Siddharth, Sandeep crash out of Punj Lloyd masters

December 14th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Two of the four Indians in the fray - Siddharth Suchde and Sandeep Jangra - lost their opening round of the $192,500 Professional Squash Association (PSA) ... Read more...

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Yemen charges US-born radical cleric Al-Awlaki for first time

November 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
San'a, Nov 3 (ANI): Facing intense U.S. pressure to crack down on al-Qaida, Yemen has reportedly put an American-born radical cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, on trial in absentia on Tuesday on charges ... Read more...

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12 historic sites worldwide ‘on verge of vanishing’

October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Twelve historic sites around the world have been identified to be at risk of irreparable loss because of mismanagement and neglect, a new report has suggested.The report, by ... Read more...

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Ground Zero developer determined to build mosque at 9/11 site

September 21st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 21 (ANI): Hisham Elzanaty, the Egyptian-born businessman and financer of the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero, has broken his silence for the first time after ... Read more...

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9/11 mosque site investor’s lawyer says Trump’s buy out offer is a ‘cheap’ stunt

September 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): A lawyer representing one of the eight investors of the Park51 site where a propsed mosque and community center near Ground Zero is to come up, has described ... Read more...

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Donald Trump offers to buy out New York City Park51 mosque

September 10th, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Donald Trump on Thursday offered to buy out the main investor involved in the controversial mosque project near Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, saying if the ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque man sued for ripping off insurance company

September 5th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): One of the financial backers of the proposed Ground Zero mosque has been sued for allegedly swindling nearly 1.8 million dollars from an insurance company.According to court documents, ... Read more...

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Key financial backer of Ground Zero mosque once contributed to ‘terror group’

September 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Egyptian-born businessman Hisham Elzanaty, who is a key financial backer of the proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero, has been accused of contributing to a US-designated terror group. ... Read more...

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Egypt to hold Arab economic summit

August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 22 (IANS) Egypt will hold the second Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit in January next year, Xinhua reported Saturday. Hisham Youssef, chief of cabinet for Arab League Secretary General, said ... Read more...

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Court dismisses graft charges against Malaysian Indian MP

August 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 5 (IANS) Malaysian Indian lawmaker P. Kamalanathan Thursday retained his parliamentary seat as a court dismissed allegations of corruption and electoral malpractice made by the losing candidate. The High Court ... Read more...

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Palestinians rally in Gaza against Israeli eviction order

April 22nd, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinians Wednesday rallied near a crossing point in northern Gaza Strip, protesting against an Israeli order that allowed the army to evict people from the West ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Yemen shooting

January 5th, 2010 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 5 (DPA) One policeman was killed and three were wounded following clashes at a demonstration in the city of Aden on Monday, police said. Brigadier General Abduallah Qairan, head of ... Read more...

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Egyptian politician Hisham Moustafa gets death sentence for pop diva lover’s murder

May 22nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): High-level Egyptian politician Hisham Talaat Moustafa, who also happens to be a friend of the country's President, has been sentenced to death in connection with the murder of ... Read more...

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The instigator of Susan Tamim’s murder receives a death sentence

May 22nd, 2009 - 1:32 am ICT by GD
In the early hours of 21st May, Thursday, an Egyptian tycoon and one of the premiere political figures of the country received a death sentence that was passed by a court in ... Read more...

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Egyptian tycoon gets death for Lebanese pop singer’s murder

May 21st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 21 (DPA) A Cairo court Thursday sentenced Egyptian real-estate tycoon and lawmaker Hisham Talaat Mustafa to death by hanging for the July murder of Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. The court ... Read more...

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Tycoon sentenced to death for killing Lebanese pop star beauty

May 21st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An Egyptian business tycoon and a security guard have been sentenced to death for the murder of Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim.Millionaire businessman Hisham Talaat Mustafa was found guilty of paying $US2 ... Read more...

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Ashour moves into final of Challenger squash

March 20th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Egyptian Hisham Mohammad Ashour staged an astounding rally after dropping the first two games to stun top seeded Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia and set up a ... Read more...

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Ghosal goes down to Beng from a high

March 20th, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) India's top ranked squash player Saurav Ghosal stared at defeat from the verge of victory as he went out of contention from the $30,000 PSA Indian Challenger squash ... Read more...

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Fuel crisis obliges Gazans to invent alternatives

April 26th, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, April 26 (Xinhua) Hisham Rezeq, a 32-year-old businessman in Gaza, bought a brand new car eight months ago, but he has to ride a bicycle to go to his workplace after ... Read more...

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