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36 Muslim Brotherhood members die in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in a riot in Egypt when they attempted to escape while being moved to a jail, state news agency MENA reported.

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:04:40 PM

Re-elected Mugabe to be sworn in Thursday
Harare, Aug 19 (IANS) Robert Mugabe who has won re-election as the country's next president will be sworn in Thursday, days after his rival and country's prime minister withdrew a legal petition challenging his victory in the Zimbabwean presidential poll.

Monday, August 19, 2013 9:54:36 AM

Mass-wedding of 40 Emiratis held in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A mass wedding of 40 Emiratis was held in Abu Dhabi's Al Ain city with the cooperation of municipality authorities and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank.

Monday, August 19, 2013 9:50:37 AM

3,400 flood-hit families of Sudan get UAE aid
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has said 3, 400 families affected by floods in the Sudanese capital here have benefited from the first phase of relief aid.

Monday, August 19, 2013 6:36:41 AM

African defence ministers vow to enhance peace in region
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence ministers from East African countries have wrapped up their meeting here vowing to enhance peace and security in the troubled region.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:36:36 PM

Mangat wins 2013 Pearl of Africa Rally in Uganda
Kampala, Aug 18 (IANS) Uganda's Jas Mangat won the 2013 Pearl of Africa Rally Champion which ended in the Ugandan capital Kampala.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:22:39 PM

Egypt hails UAE's support in fight against terrorism
Cairo, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) Egyptian cabinet has appreciated the stand of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Libya, the Arab League and other friendly countries who announced their firm support to Egypt in its fight against terrorism.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:54:01 AM

Security forces clear Cairo mosque of Morsi's supporters
Cairo, Aug 18 (IANS) Security forces in Egypt have cleared a Cairo mosque following a long stand-off with Muslim Brotherhood supporters barricaded inside, reported BBC citing state media.

Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:30:35 AM

Egypt arrests brother of Al Qaeda leader
Cairo, Aug 17 (IANS) Egyptian security forces Saturday arrested Mohamed Zawahri, a brother of Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahri, reports said.

Saturday, August 17, 2013 8:22:10 PM

Authorities refuse to confirm new charges against Pistorius
Cape Town, Aug 17 (IANS) The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) refused to confirm that murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius faces two new charges.

Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:51:51 PM

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