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Egyptian parties divided on army official's meeting
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 in Egypt upon the coming elections in November.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 11:09:46 PM

Abu Dhabi to host Gulf transport ministers' meeting
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host a meeting of the transport ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Wednesday.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 8:42:48 PM

Abu Dhabi airport foresees 8 percent growth
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company Sunday said that in the November-March period it expects an 8 percent increase in aircraft movements.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 8:31:13 PM

Sean Penn joins Egyptian makeover efforts
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn has joined hands with Egyptians who are attempting to tell the world the country is a safe place to visit in the wake of the Hosni Mubarak regime's ouster.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 3:19:09 PM

Tunisian ex-president's daughter awarded jail term
Tunis, Oct 2 (IANS) The daughter of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison and fined by a court here, a media report said Saturday.

Sunday, October 02, 2011 4:15:07 AM

Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman's abductors
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in northern Kenya.

Saturday, October 01, 2011 10:28:17 PM

Government should reduce cost of doing business: UAE daily
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government and industry leaders need to identify challenges and arrive at solutions to reduce the cost of doing business, a prominent UAE daily has said.

Friday, September 30, 2011 11:03:52 PM

De Villiers to undergo surgery, out for four to six weeks
Johannesburg, Sep 30 (IANS) South Africa's new captain for shorter formats AB de Villiers will be out of cricket for four to six weeks after he was told to undergo surgery for his broken left hand middle finger. That means he will not be leading the T20 and ODI sides against Australia, prompting convener of selectors Andrew Hudson to say Champions League has not been kind to the Proteas.

Friday, September 30, 2011 4:32:30 PM

UAE, Finland discuss bilateral cooperation
Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Finland have discussed ways to strengthen their ties in the fields of justice, law and mutually cooperative programmes.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 11:06:12 PM

Abu Dhabi varsity to launch online courses
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi University has announced an e-learning programme that will offer undergraduate and postgraduate online courses starting this academic year.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 11:06:02 PM

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