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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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Egypt president orders defence minister to retire


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country's defence minister and a top military officer, pushing them into "retirement" but naming them as presidential advisors.Field ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to contest September polls


May 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 1 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's most powerful political forces, has announced plans to contest the September parliamentary elections.The Brotherhood's Shura Council (Consultative Council) decided in a ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood forms party to contest elections


May 1st, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 30 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's prominent political forces, announced Saturday it would form its own party to contest up to half the parliamentary seats in ... Read more...

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Bahrain king phones Egyptian military chief


February 15th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) Bahraini King Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa has telephoned the head of Egypt's ruling military council, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, a day after 14 people were injured in ... Read more...

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Post-Mubarak, Egypt army vows peaceful power transition (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Egyptian military committed itself to oversee the peaceful transition of power Saturday, a day after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt's president after ruling the country for 30 years.The ... 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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India, UAE discuss human rights issues


September 28th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS/WAM) Top officials from India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met here Tuesday and discussed human rights issues affecting the Indian community in the region. Indian Ambassador M.K. Lokesh ... Read more...

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Arab Americans protest CNN’s firing of senior editor Nasr


July 10th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Arab-Americans have expressed their anger over CNN firing its Senior Middle East News Editor Octavia Nasr.Nasr's 20-year career at CNN ended Wednesday after a tweet mourning the death ... Read more...

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Lebanese Shias mourning death of leader Fadlallah (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 4 (DPA) Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, the leading Shia cleric in Lebanon and a figure seen as being a spiritual mentor to Hezbollah, died Sunday aged 75. Fadlallah was admitted ... Read more...

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Interpol’s help sought in Madhya Pradesh’s international call scam


October 16th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Madhya Pradesh Police investigating the overseas call scam unearthed in the state's Damoh district nearly a week ago have approached Interpol to trace the call details, ... Read more...

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