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UAE condemns attack on US consulate in Benghazi
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city, in which US ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:17:22 PM

70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:07:40 PM

Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:01:02 PM

30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting the Eygyt's health ministry.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 2:47:35 PM

Indian bank opens branch in South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 13 (IANS) State-owned Bank of India (BoI) has opened its first branch here in a move to enhance the relationship between South Africa and India while contributing to the overall development of the BRICS grouping.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 12:09:54 PM

Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:57:04 PM

Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city, an interior ministry official said.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 8:44:26 AM

US consulate set ablaze in Libya
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 2:41:08 AM

Abu Dhabi hosts information technology summit
Abu Dhabi, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The 6th information and communication technology summit of the Middle East's oil and gas sector opened in Abu Dhabi Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:46:12 PM

Kenya's coffee exports could hit $308 mn
Nairobi, Sep 11 (IANS) Kenya's coffee exports are expected to increase this year and could reach $308 million by the end of 2012, an official said.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 11:58:40 AM

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