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Egypt mulls transferring Mubarak to prison hospital
Cairo, April 22 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud Thursday ordered prosecutors to examine the feasibility of transferring toppled president Hosni Mubarak to Tora prison's hospital in Cairo, Al-Masry al-Youm daily reported.

Friday, April 22, 2011 10:10:28 AM

Egypt's general prosecutor mulls shifting Mubarak to jail
Cairo, April 21 (IANS) The Egyptian authorities were Thursday contemplating shifting ex-president Hosni Mubarak to a prison cell, MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 10:18:59 PM

NATO asks Libya's neighbours for assistance against Gaddafi
Cairo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western powers involved in the military operation in Libya have asked the country's neighbours for help in defending rebels against President Muammar Gaddafi's regime, an Algerian daily reported Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 8:38:44 PM

Abu Dhabi, Oman oil companies sign finance deal
Abu Dhabi, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Oman Oil Company (OOC) have signed an agreement on investments in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects and exchanging industry expertise.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 11:46:01 PM

GCC foreign ministers to discuss Yemen in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, April 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host a meeting Wednesday of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to discuss the situation in Yemen.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:21:20 PM

Ghana to host African amputee soccer championship
Accra, April 19 (IANS) Ghana will host the 3rd African amputee soccer tournament in October. It is expected to attract 12 teams from the continent, Xinhua reported Monday.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 4:31:29 AM

Switzerland to help Tunisia recover Ben Ali's assets
Tunis, April 18 (IANS) Swiss authorities have expressed their willingness to enable Tunisia recover assets of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family.

Monday, April 18, 2011 11:50:26 PM

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

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