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West fears al Qaeda could seize Gaddafi weapons: Report
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US, France and Britain have asked Libya's neighbours to beef up security on their borders to prevent the possible smuggling out of weapons, Algerian paper al-Habar said.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 5:12:22 PM

UAE moon sighting committee to meet Aug 29
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) UAE Justice Minister Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri said the moon sighting committee will hold its meeting after the Maghreb (evening) prayer Aug 29, it was announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:16:25 PM

Gaddafi's son says Tripoli under government control
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, whom the rebels said they had arrested, appeared TV Tuesday accompanied by his supporters.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 9:12:40 AM

Libyan rebels search for Gaddafi
Benghazi/Tripoli (Libya), Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan rebels have vowed to capture Muammar Gaddafi as NATO continued air strikes on his compound in Tripoli early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:56:42 AM

Abu Dhabi among top tourist destinations: Expert
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi is one of the world's top tourism destinations due to its huge tourism infrastructure and services, said an expert Monday.

Monday, August 22, 2011 10:09:17 PM

Another row over India-funded presidential mansion in Ghana
Accra, Aug 22 (IANS) More than two years after the completion of the controversy-prone presidential mansion in Ghana's capital built with Indian support, another storm has engulfed the project, suggesting that the serving president cannot live there because of security concerns.

Monday, August 22, 2011 2:02:49 PM

Gaddafi's family not in Tunisia: Official
Tunis, Aug 20 (IANS) The Tunisian government has denied reports that the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was in Tunisia, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, August 20, 2011 8:14:44 AM

UAE medical team reaches out to famine victims
Nairobi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A UAE medical mission has arrived to inspect health condition of thousands of refugees who walked long distances to reach scattered camps at Dadaab area on the Kenyan-Somaliyan border.

Friday, August 19, 2011 11:48:54 PM

$8.9 mn raised for famine victims in Horn of Africa
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide telethon being organised in the United Arab of Emirates to raise funds for victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa, raised about 33 million dirhams ($8.9 million) on its second day.

Friday, August 19, 2011 10:43:53 PM

20 held in Egypt for attacks on police
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 20 people have been arrested in Egypt over attacks on police stations and gas pipelines, state media reported.

Friday, August 19, 2011 5:23:34 AM

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