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Mubarak had name stitched into suit stripes


March 6th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had his name stitched into the stripes of swanky custom-made suits for around 10,000 pounds per suit.Magnified pictures in The Sun ... 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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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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Russian tourists not to leave Egypt despite unrest


February 1st, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tourists in Egypt have no plans to interrupt their vacations and leave the country hit by nationwide unrest, tour operators said Tuesday.According to the Association ... Read more...

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ElBaradei - a Nobel laureate in eye of Egypt’s political storm


January 31st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei, who has emerged a leading opposition figure in the political upheaval sweeping through Egypt, has rich experience in working at the UN ... 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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Egypt unrest: Mubarak fires cabinet as Obama intervenes (Roundup)


January 29th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) A combative Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak dramatically directed his cabinet to resign as US President Barack Obama told him to avoid a violent response to the growing ... 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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Abbas, Netanyahu agree to reach settlement in one year


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed to a one-year time-frame for reaching a peace agreement, the special US envoy to the region, ... Read more...

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Obama convenes Mideast peace talks


September 1st, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the first of a series of meetings Wednesday with leaders from the Middle East as he ... Read more...

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3,500 Palestinians cross Egypt’s border to reach Gaza


June 5th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), June 5 (DPA) Around 3,500 Palestinians crossed Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip since Egypt opened it last Tuesday after Israel's attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, a security source ... Read more...

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Egypt president to undergo gall bladder surgery


March 6th, 2010 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak is scheduled to undergo gall bladder surgery Saturday in Germany, state media reported. Egyptian state television had announced Thursday that Mubarak, who was in Berlin ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister, Mubarak meet in Egypt


January 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Jan 27 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak and Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak met in the Sinai resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh Wednesday. Ahead of the talks, officials from Mubarak's ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma calls for building a comprehensive economic partnership between India, Egypt


October 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Oct.29 (ANI): Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday called upon the business leaders of India and Egypt to work towards building a Comprehensive Economic Partnership between ... Read more...

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Obama sees encouraging signs towards Mideast peace


August 19th, 2009 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said Tuesday he has seen some encouraging sign of progress in the Middle East that could help move toward achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace ... Read more...

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Obama envoy holding first talks with Netanyahu government


April 16th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 16 (DPA) US special envoy George Mitchell met Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Thursday morning, holding his first talks in Israel since the new government of hardline Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Hamas denies reports of year-long truce with Israel (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Beirut/Cairo, Feb 2 (DPA) Hamas representatives Monday denied they had agreed to a one-year truce with Israel.The Lebanon-based spokesman of the Palestinian movement Hamas, Osama Hamdan, reiterated the movement's stance that there ... Read more...

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Egyptian court overturns jail terms for newspaper editors


February 1st, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (DPA) An Egyptian appeals court has thrown out jail sentences against four editors of opposition newspapers on charges of insulting senior members of the ruling party, lawyers for the ... Read more...

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Egypt summit pledges aid, support to Gaza (Lead)


January 19th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Sharm al-Sheikh (Egypt), Jan 18 (DPA) World leaders assembled in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm al-Sheikh Sunday called for a durable peace between Israelis and Palestinians and pledged aid and technical ... Read more...

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UN chief renews calls for immediate Gaza ceasefire


January 14th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 14 (DPA) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday renewed his calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and stressed that all UN member states are obliged to abide by Security Council ... Read more...

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Students protestors in Tehran burn pictures of Obama, Mubarak


January 14th, 2009 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 14 (DPA) Islamist students in Tehran Tuesday staged a protest in front of the Swiss embassy, shouting slogans in solidarity with Palestine and burning pictures of US president-elect Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Blair optimistic on Gaza ceasefire


January 12th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 12 (DPA) Former British prime minister and Middle East special envoy Tony Blair Monday said "elements were in place" for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.Speaking after a meeting with ... Read more...

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Israel says Egyptian truce efforts are ‘positive’


January 7th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 7 (DPA) Israel said Wednesday that it viewed as "positive" the Egyptian-French attempts to advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in the Gaza Strip.A terse official statement said: "Israel ... Read more...

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Mubarak to undertake second visit to India after 25 years


November 12th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohamed Hosny Mubarak will Visit India from November 16 to 19. Mubarak will be visiting this country after 25 years. He last came here in 1983 ... Read more...

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India committed to revitalizing NAM: Mukherjee


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India is committed to revitalizing the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee told Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak in Sharm el-Sheikh Wednesday. During their meeting which ... Read more...

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Israeli premier in Egypt for talks over truce with Hamas


June 24th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, June 24 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrived Tuesday in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on a quick visit during which he will discuss with Egyptian President Hosny ... Read more...

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Libyan leader rejects Euro-Mediterranean union


June 11th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tripoli, June 10 (DPA) Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi rejected Tuesday a French-proposed Euro-Mediterranean union, which he described as an "insult" to Arabs and Africans. The union, which was proposed by France and ... Read more...

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Bush to attend World Economic Forum meeting in Egypt


May 5th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, May 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will be among 12 heads of states and governments to attend the opening session of the World Economic Forum to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Palestinian factions agree to defuse tensions in Gaza Strip


April 30th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, April 30 (DPA) Palestinian factions have agreed to de-escalate the situation in the Gaza Strip during a meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the Egyptian government said in a statement Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Mediterranean Union will change the world: Sarkozy


April 30th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tunis, April 30 (DPA) The proposed Union for the Mediterranean will create prosperity and peace for everyone involved in it, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told Tunisian students Wednesday. "If it becomes reality, ... Read more...

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Egyptian president supports Sarkozy’s proposal for Mediterranean Union


April 23rd, 2008 - 4:35 am ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 23 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak Tuesday reiterated his support for the proposal by his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, for a union of European nations and countries along the Mediterranean ... Read more...

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Mubarak supports Sarkozy’s Mediterranean Union


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 22 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak Tuesday expressed support for the proposal by his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, for a union of European nations and countries along the Mediterranean rim. ... Read more...

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Mubarak set for talks at Kremlin on nuclear and arms trade


March 25th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, March 25 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak is expected strike a deal with Moscow during his visit on nuclear cooperation, the terms of which will depend on Russia's ambition to sell ... Read more...

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