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Arab League elects Egyptian foreign minister as new head
Cairo, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League has elected Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby as its new secretary general, Egypt's Nile News TV channel said Sunday.

Monday, May 16, 2011 8:43:38 AM

29 Bangladeshis held in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM) At least 29 Bangladeshis have been detained in Abu Dhabi for entering the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and working without proper authentication.

Sunday, May 15, 2011 9:41:24 PM

Over 3,000 protesters rally in Syria
Syria, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 3,000 protesters took to the streets in Syria Friday, despite two days of violent crackdowns on demonstrators, local media said.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 4:02:45 AM

Mubarak's wife in ICU after heart attack (Lead, changing dateline)
Cairo, May 14 (IANS) Egyptian former president Hosni Mubarak's wife, Suzanne Thabet, was moved to an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack Friday, Xinhua quoted the Egyptian state TV as stating.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:12:04 AM

Australian company to train UAE ministry staff
Abu Dhabi, May 13 (IANS/WAM) An Australian security company will train officials of the ministry of interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Friday, May 13, 2011 10:03:20 PM

Swiss museum to return 4,000-year-old relic to Egypt
Cairo, May 13 (IANS/AKI) Switzerland's Museum of Basel would return to Egypt an upright limestone slab dating back over 4,000 years.

Friday, May 13, 2011 4:16:47 AM

Prosecutors quiz Mubarak, wife
Cairo, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian prosecutors Thursday questioned former president Hosni Mubarak and his wife Suzanne while still under detention in hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 10:10:03 PM

Prosecutors quiz Mubarak, wife
Cairo, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian prosecutors Thursday questioned former president Hosni Mubarak and his wife Suzanne while still under detention in hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 10:09:26 PM

Emirates Palace christmas tree sets world record
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) A christmas tree at the Emirates Palace HOtel in Abu Dhabi has set a new Guinness Record as the world's most expensively dressed tree.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:34:51 PM

UAE concerts to focus on traditional instruments
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is organising two music concerts that would focus on traditional Arabic instruments, oud and qanon.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:04:59 PM

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