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Ajman ruler issues decree on e-Government
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) In a bid to facilitate the electronic transformation and enable public departments benefit from modern technologies, a decree has been issued to set up the Ajman e-government.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 9:08:25 PM

UAE launches information exchange system for seizures
Abu Dhabi, Jun 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' federal customs authority (FCA) has launched a new system to exchange information about seizures at all customs outlets across the state.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 8:53:35 PM

Egyptians vote for new leader
Cairo, June 17 (IANS) Egyptians were Sunday participating in the second round of the presidential election, the first since Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down from his position by an uprising last February.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 7:24:06 PM

South Africa celebrates Youth Day
Johannesburg, June 17 (IANS) South Africa Saturday celebrated Youth Day with various activities across the country.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 2:05:18 AM

UAE mourns death of Saudi crown prince
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday expressed its sorrow over the death of Saudi Arabian crown prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the age of 73, following an illness.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 8:50:16 PM

Singer's album urges reopening of Algeria-Morocco border
Algiers, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Algerian rap singer will release an album of songs, calling on his country to reopen the border with neighbouring Morocco that was closed after a guerrilla attack in 1994.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:38:29 AM

UAE bank opens office in China
Abu Dhabi, June 15 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened an office in Shanghai, it was announced Friday.

Friday, June 15, 2012 11:02:58 PM

Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Constitutional Court has rejected the "political isolation law" that barred former president Hosni Mubarak's associates from politics.

Friday, June 15, 2012 4:53:49 AM

Egypt Supreme Court calls for parliament's dissolution
Cairo, June 14 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Court Thursday caused outrage after calling for the dissolution of the parliament's lower house in the country.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 9:15:58 PM

Tunisia's Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement to murder". He has already been sentenced to more than 66 years in prison.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 6:01:37 AM

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