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Joint efforts on in Cairo to reach ceasefire in Gaza
Cairo, July 26 (IANS) Egypt, the UN, the Arab League and the US are working together to reach a seven-day "humanitarian ceasefire" for the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza-ruling Hamas movement, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said Friday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:34:03 AM

Two top security officials gunned down in Egypt
Cairo, July 25 (IANS) Two senior Egyptian security officials were killed in an armed attack by gunmen Friday in Sheikh Zuweid city of the restive North Sinai province bordering Israel, a security source said.

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:02:10 PM

UN chief seeks Gaza truce for Eid ul-Fitr
Cairo, July 25 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called for an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in the strife-stricken Gaza Strip during the Muslim holiday of Eid ul-Fitr that will begin Monday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:50:04 PM

DG: No survivor in Algerian plane crash, probe launched (Roundup)
Algiers/Paris, July 25 (IANS) Algeria Friday declared a three-day national morning for the victims of the Air Algerie flight AH 5017 that crashed over Mali the previous day with no survivor yet found from the plane wreckage, media reports said.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:42:17 PM

Gaza toll reaches 835
G0aza, July 25 (IANS) The toll in the ongoing Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip has escalated to 835, with more than 5,300 injured, the health ministry in the coastal enclave said Friday.

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:18:03 PM

Wreckage of missing Algerian plane spotted in Mali
Algiers, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Algerian government has received unconfirmed reports from Mali about sightings of wreckage of a jetliner that disappeared in Malian airspace early Thursday with 116 people on board, Algeria's transport minister said.

Friday, July 25, 2014 12:22:04 PM

Algeria confirms missing aircraft crashed in Mali
Algiers, July 25 (IANS) Algeria Thursday confirmed that the missing flight AH 5017 of Air Algeria with 116 people on board crashed in Mali, media reports said.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:26:17 AM

Wrecks of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali
Algiers, July 25 (IANS) Wrecks of an Air Algerie flight that went missing earlier Thursday with 116 people onboard has been found in Mali, media reports said.

Friday, July 25, 2014 4:48:03 AM

Algerian plane with 119 on board missing, search on (Roundup)
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) An aircraft belonging to Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, with 119 people on board, disappeared early Thursday, 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, sparking a frantic search operation by French and Algerian air force jets.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:12:10 PM

Algerian plane with 119 on board missing
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) An aircraft belonging to Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, with 119 people on board, disappeared early Thursday, 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, media reported.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:08:04 PM

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