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Egypt’s vice president under Mubarak dies in US


July 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Omar Suleiman, Egypt's vice president under Hosni Mubarak, who announced the president's resignation to the world, has died in a US hospital, CNN reported Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s national bank opens office in China


June 14th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its Shanghai Representative Office in China.NBAD has further expansion plans including Lebanon, Iraq, India, South Sudan and ... Read more...

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Egypt to announce Mubarak verdict June 2


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 23 (IANS) The verdict in the hearing for former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and former interior minister Habib Adly -- both accused of corruption and killing protesters -- ... Read more...

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US tourists kidnapped, released in Egypt


February 4th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped by local tribesmen in Egypt on their way back from a local monastery, but were later released ... Read more...

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Egyptian prosecutors demand death for Mubarak


January 6th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Prosecutors General's Office in Egypt has demanded a death sentence for former president Hosni Mubarak, the former interior minister and six other defendants.The hearing ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential polls in June 2012


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Presidential elections in Egypt will be held in June 2012, the country's military council has announced."Parliament elections will be carried out according to the earlier ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam held: Report


October 21st, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's second son Seif al-Islam was captured Friday in Libya's Zeltin city, 160 km east of the Libyan capital, Egypt's Middle ... Read more...

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Egypt confirms Israeli-Palestinian prisoners swap deal


October 12th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt has confirmed a deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of some 1,000 jailed Palestinians and Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the Egyptian MENA ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Egyptian parties divided on army official’s meeting


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) A consultant meeting held between Egyptian chief of staff of the armed forces Sami Anan and several political parties and movements pricked up divisions among parties ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Soccer fans and policemen injured in Cairo


September 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 140 people were injured in clashes between football fans and police following an Egypt Cup match in the Cairo Stadium between Al-Ahly and Kima ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gaddafi crosses Libya-Algeria border: Report


August 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) Six armoured vehicles, thought to be carrying Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his sons, have crossed the Libya-Algeria border, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported Saturday.Libyan ... Read more...

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World Bank grants $247 mn to Egypt


August 11th, 2011 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 11 (IANS) The World Bank's Institutional Development Fund (IDF) has attributed $247 million support to Egypt, Xinhua reported Thursday.The IDF will grant the fund worth $ 247.51 million ... Read more...

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Honchos to discussion global economy


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) About 50 global corporate leaders will discuss the future of global economy, markets and business in Mumbai Thursday at a roundtable planned as part of the ... Read more...

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Mubarak declines food, becomes ‘extremely weak’


July 27th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 27 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak refuses to eat food and has become "extremely weak", state news agency MENA reported Wednesday.Asim Azzam, a doctor who is looking ... Read more...

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Egypt detains Israeli man for spying


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS) Egypt has detained an Israeli on charges of spying in the country, state news agency MENA reported.The Supreme State Security Court ordered Sunday the man be ... Read more...

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Egypt deports Iranian diplomat suspected of spying


May 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat who worked at a special bureau in Egyptian capital Cairo and was arrested on charges of spying was deported Monday, state news agency ... Read more...

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Egyptian police officer sentenced to death


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) An Egyptian criminal court has issued the first death sentence to a police officer for killing protesters during the demonstrations that toppled president Hosni Mubarak, state ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife signs off assets, to be released on bail(Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutors will release former first lady Suzanne Mubarak on bail after she gave up her assets, Xinhua reported quoting the state-owned Nile TV Tuesday.Suzanne ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife hands over property to state


May 17th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suzanne, the wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, has signed documents to hand over her property to the state, Egypt's MENA news agency said.The ... Read more...

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Nine die in Egyptian sectarian violence (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has called an emergency cabinet meeting following sectarian clashes in Cairo that left nine people dead, Xinhua reported.Apart from the dead, ... Read more...

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Ferry capsizes in Egypt, 22 killed


April 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS) At least 22 people died and four had a narrow escape when a ferry sank in the Nile in southern Egypt, the official news agency MENA ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian minister goes on trial for mass shootings


April 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib el-Adly appeared before a criminal court Tuesday on charges of ordering the shooting of civilians during opposition protests in January, ... Read more...

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Egypt mulls transferring Mubarak to prison hospital


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 22 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud Thursday ordered prosecutors to examine the feasibility of transferring toppled president Hosni Mubarak to Tora prison's hospital in Cairo, Al-Masry ... Read more...

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UN hails Egypt’s pledge for transparent elections


February 18th, 2011 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 18 (IANS) The UN has welcomed Egyptian army's commitments to hold free and transparent elections as part of transition to democratic rule in the country."Turning now to Egypt in ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Cairo, casualties unknown


January 27th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A building collapsed in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on early Thursday morning, state media said, but few details were immediately available.The state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zee TV To Make Friday Nights More Interesting For Middle East!


January 26th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Now we all know about India’s leading television network Zee TV, don’t we? Be it the “saas bahu” soaps or the singing and dancing reality shows, all of us at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Egypt minister appointed World Bank Managing Director


September 26th, 2010 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian Investment Minister Mahmoud Mohieldin resigned from the government to become Managing Director of the World Bank, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak accepted ... Read more...

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Minnesota County declares war on hotel porn movies


September 11th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): The Winona County Commissioners, Minnesota, has banned any of its workers from staying at hotels that offer adult movies in its new "clean hotel" policy.The commissioners said ... Read more...

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Egypt discovers 2,000-year-old bronze coins


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 23 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered bronze coins dating back to the era of King Ptolemy III Euergetes who ruled Egypt in the 3rd century B.C., a media report said. An Egyptian ... Read more...

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Interpol asks for help to track down terrorists


April 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS/WAM) International security has become an urgency and countries should collaborate with Interpol by providing data to keep danger at bay and help track down terror perpetrators, a ... Read more...

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Go back to school, gang members told


January 30th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (EFE) After being in and out of juvenile detention facilities, Daniel Mora decided to change course and today spends his time persuading members of street gangs to go ... Read more...

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Bomb Blast rocks German Embassy in Kabul, 7 dead


January 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
At least 7 people have died after a fuel tanker "full of explosives" exploded in Kabul.As per Associated Press, atleast four US troups have been wounded.The German Embassy sits across the street ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Death toll of Cairo rockslide climbs to 61


September 10th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Sixty one people have been confirmed dead in Saturday's massive rockslide in the east of Cairo, the Egyptian MENA news agency reported Wednesday.Thirteen people out of the 58 ... Read more...

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Egypt road accident kills 10


August 17th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Cairo, Aug 17 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and 11 others injured Sunday when the minibus in which they were travelling rammed into a truck ahead in northern Egypt, a ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old cemetery found in Egypt


July 6th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Cairo, July 6 (Xinhua) A 5,000-year-old royal burial ground has been discovered by an Egyptian archaeological mission in southern Egypt, the official MENA news agency has reported. The ancient cemetery was found ... Read more...

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