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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development Bank, started here Monday.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:25:20 PM

Egyptian prosecutors question Mubarak's sons
Cairo, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian prosecutors questioned Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of the ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, said a spokesman for the Egyptian prosecutor's general office.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 11:01:02 PM

UAE's initiative to host conference on countering piracy hailed
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) The UN has hailed the UAE's initiative of hosting a conference April 18-19 in Dubai on countering piracy in the Indian Ocean.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:04:09 PM

UAE begins new humanitarian mission in Pakistan
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started its new humanitarian programme in Pakistan to help people affected by the floods which hit the country last August.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 9:55:36 PM

Is Mubarak still in Sharm el-Sheikh?
Cairo, April 17 (IANS) Conflicting reports emerged Sunday on the whereabouts of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak, as the state news agency claimed he was in a Sharm el-Sheikh hospital while an Egyptian newspaper stated he had been transferred to a medical centre 42 km east of Cairo.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 8:24:53 PM

Ethiopia's biggest dam to help neighbours solve power problem
Addis Ababa, April 17 (IANS) Ethiopia has begun constructing the country's biggest power project on the Nile that will be built totally by local engineers and technicians. It will benefit not only Ethiopia but also the neighbouring countries of Sudan and Egypt.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 12:17:22 PM

UAE to enrol one million volunteers for social work
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a campaign to enlist one million volunteers to work in community programmes related to health, environment, education and culture.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 9:29:40 PM

Egypt court orders dissolution of Mubarak's party
Cairo, April 16 (IANS) Egypt's supreme administrative court Saturday ordered the dissolution of the party of former president Hosni Mubarak and transfer of its assets to the government, state media reported.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 8:01:33 PM

BlackBerry services to continue in UAE
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) All BlackBerry services, including messenger, email and web-browsing, would continue in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a government statement said Saturday.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 7:52:03 PM

Somali pirates release ship with all Indian crew
Nairobi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Panama-flagged ship with a 15-member Indian crew after months in captivity, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 3:15:55 PM

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