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UAE, UN aid agency explore cooperation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have discussed joint cooperation during humanitarian emergencies.OCHA's Gulf office head Khaled Khalifa lauded ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN


July 9th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 9 (IANS) There are over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from UN Refugees Agency in coordination with the Lebanese government's relief committee and other non-governmental ... Read more...

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Kenya launches manhunt for German terrorist


May 13th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) Kenya's anti-terrorism police have launched a manhunt for a German national who sneaked into the east African country to plan terror attacks, a top police official ... Read more...

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Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one


March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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Spain to hand over Mubarak confidant


October 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Spanish government is ready to extradite Egyptian tycoon Hussein Salem, a confidant of former president Hosni Mubarak.Madrid had previously refused to hand over Salem, ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats expelled from Denmark


August 10th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 10 (IANS) Two remaining Libyan diplomats serving in Denmark would be sent home within the next five days, the Danish foreign minister has said."The two remaining diplomats are ... Read more...

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Motorsports:Vaidya, Uday bag honours


June 18th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) Driving a Maruti Gypsy, Manoj Vaidya (co-driver Uday Kumar) won the overall title in the 2,100 Kms Dakshin Dare Rally that concluded here on Friday.Competing in ... Read more...

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US’ first unmanned Predator attack destroys Libyan govt. multiple rocket launcher


April 24th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): The US military has confirmed that its first attack by an unmanned Predator drone aircraft has destroyed a Libyan government multiple rocket launcher near Misrata.Several hours ... Read more...

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Libyan army may allow tribes to fight rebels in Misrata


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 23 (ANI): Libya's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim has said that the army of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi might hand over the task of fighting rebels to local tribes over fears ... Read more...

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Systemic failure blamed for Bangladesh share market crisis


April 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) A probe committee said Thursday that systemic failure has allowed massive manipulation of the stock exchanges in Bangladesh, and also dismissed the view that political ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime committed to a ceasefire against rebels: Libya’s Deputy FM


March 19th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 19 (ANI): Libya's Deputy Foreign Minister, Khaled Kaim, has assured the Western powers that his government is committed to a ceasefire against the rebels.Kaim instead claimed that his country ... Read more...

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Egypt requested to intervene to rescue Indian hostages


March 7th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.7 (ANI): External affairs minister SM Krishna said he has expressed India's concerns over the rescue of Indian sailors taken hostage by Somali pirates, to Egypt.The pirates had hijacked the ... Read more...

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Anti-government protests in Morocco planned on Facebook


February 5th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Rabat, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) Moroccan authorities have okayed an anti-government protest being planned on the popular social networking site Facebook, a media report said.The media report said several Moroccan youth movements ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi plans oil storage plant in UAE


December 26th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Dec 26 (IANS/WAM) Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has plans to set up a petrochemical and oil storage facility in the United Arab Emirates.Mitsubishi's head of Strategy and International Cooperation in the Middle ... Read more...

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UAE sets up tourist information centre at F 1 venue


November 10th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has set up an information centre at the Yas Island which will host the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand ... Read more...

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Jamia Milia to organise Arab film fest


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia's India Arab Cultural Centre is set to organise the second Arab Film Festival in the university Oct 25-27.The three-day film fest aims at promoting ... Read more...

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President Patil’s thanks to international community for support in becoming member of UNSC


October 18th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday said that India is grateful to the international community for the support and the confidence shown by them to India's capability to ... Read more...

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Dubai-based firm to launch $400 mn equity fund in India


July 21st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based investment firm Evolvence Capital Wednesday announced its plan to launch a private equity fund in India, targeting a corpus of $400 million from institutional and high net ... Read more...

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Australian victims given drugs for sexual favours


July 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 11 (IANS) Two brothers in an Australian town sexually assaulted teenage girls for years and one of them gave his victims drugs in return for sexual favours, a court was ... Read more...

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Egyptian policemen charged with beating blogger to death


July 4th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Two Egyptian policemen have been charged with torturing a young blogger and allegedly beating him to death, the prosecution said. Mahmoud Salah Mahmoud and Awad Ismail Suleiman face charges ... Read more...

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South Africa World Cup gets off to flying start (Roundup)


June 12th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) The first World Cup in Africa got off to a flying start Friday as hosts South Africa organised a colourful opening ceremony and then kept the entertainment ... Read more...

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Canadian university to award honorary doctorate to Mukhtar Mai


June 11th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.11 (ANI) : The Laurentian University of Canada has decided to award an honorary doctorate degree to Mukhtar Mai, the rape victim-turned Pakistani women rights activist.According to a statement issued by ... Read more...

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Indian lobby influencing US-Pak relations: Ex-Pak envoy


June 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Pakistan's former ambassador to the United States Khaled Mahmood credited the US with being a valued ally of the country whose economic and military support was vital to ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of British journalist demand release of militants (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (DPA) Kidnappers of a British journalist held in Pakistan's remote tribal region have demanded authorities release scores of Islamic militants in exchange for the hostage. Asad Qureshi, together with ... Read more...

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Five killed in attacks in Iraq


May 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 8 (DPA) Five people were killed and more than six injured in attacks by militants in Iraq, police said Saturday. Two people were killed and two injured by a bomb exploded ... Read more...

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Men busted in Dubai may be new faces of terror: Experts


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): In the 1998 Baruch College yearbook, Wesam (Khaled) El-Hanafi was a young man on his way to the top, but 12 years later, he is an Al ... Read more...

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Two Brooklyn professionals charged of being Jihadists for Al-Qaeda


May 1st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 1 (ANI): A federal indictment has charged two Brooklyn men, Wesam (Khaled) El-Hanafi, 33, and Sabirhan (Tareq) Hasanoff, 34, with trying to modernize an Al Qaeda cell in Yemen. ... Read more...

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Sign free trade pact with India: Dhaka economists


April 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Bangladesh should sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India, two Bangladeshi economists have recommended. They cited the success of India's FTA with Sri Lanka and the latter's ... Read more...

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Others see growth in Bangladesh, local experts don’t


April 13th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Global financial and credit rating agencies have drawn a positive picture of Bangladesh's economy, but domestic experts see signs of stagnation and slowdown in investment. The International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia bans all things red in run-up to V-Day


February 12th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's religious police is up in arms this Valentine's Day and will be cracking down on stores selling red roses, heart-shaped products or red gift wraps.According ... Read more...

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Israel condemns Swedish report on IDF


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug.19 (ANI): Israel's Foreign Ministry has rejected a story in Sweden's largest circulation daily, Aftonbladet, that accused the Israel Defence Force (IDF) of abducting Palestinians to steal their organs, saying this ... Read more...

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New film records medical mission during 1971 war


July 27th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) A mission in which doctors, medical students and women volunteers saved the lives of many soldiers and freedom fighters during the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 has been ... Read more...

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Israeli Air Force kills senior Islamic jihad commander


March 5th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar 5 (ANI): Senior Islamic jihad commander Khaled Shalan was killed on Wednesday night in an Israeli Air Force missile strike on his car in Gaza.Another member of the ... Read more...

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Attack on Lankan cricketers resembles Mumbai attacks: IG Pak Punjab


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 3 (ANI): The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team today bore the hallmarks of the tactics used in the Mumbai strikes, Pakistan Punjab province Inspector-General, Khaled Farooq, said. Talking ... Read more...

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