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One killed in Ghana football club bus accident
Accra, July 14 (IANS) One person was killed and several others were injured when the official bus of the Ghana Premier League club Kumasi Asante Kotoko was involved in an accident, it announced.

Friday, July 14, 2017 10:52:11 AM

Egypt to open new areas in Red Sea for oil, gas exploration
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Mulla said on Thursday that new areas in the Red Sea will be open for bidding for exploration as part of Egypt's effort to expand oil, gas production.

Friday, July 14, 2017 4:52:03 AM

Tillerson meets Qatari authorities, closes tour in Persian Gulf
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) The US Secretary of State met in Doha on Thursday with the Emir of Qatar, in the framework of his tour to unlock the diplomatic crisis within the Gulf countries.

Friday, July 14, 2017 1:20:14 AM

UAE accuses Qatar-funded Al Jazeera of inciting hate, violence
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS) The anti-Qatar alliance has attacked the Doha-funded broadcaster al-Jazeera Arabic, accusing it of having "blood on its hands" and inciting hate, violence and discrimination.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:58:05 PM

Tillerson meets Kuwaiti Foreign Minister over Qatar crisis
Cairo, July 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Kuwait, a mediator in the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four Arab countries, on Thursday and met the country's Foreign Minister.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:58:04 PM

Ethiopian girls dominate 3,000m at World U-18 athletics
Nairobi, July 13 (IANS) Ethiopia dashed hosts Kenya's hopes for a gold on the opening day of the World U-18 Championships as Abersh Minsewo clinched the girls' 3,000m title.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:00:05 PM

President Sisi says Egypt rejects supporting, financing terrorism
Cairo, July 13 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday reiterated his country's stance against the support and finance of terrorism, state-run MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 4:28:04 AM

Qatar receives cargo of cows in response to Arab blockade
Cairo, July 12 (IANS) Qatar received a cargo of dairy cows by plane in a plan to produce dairy products in response to the commercial blockade imposed on the small gulf country by four Arab states, Baladna, the company responsible for the shipment, said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:44:06 PM

Egypt announces electronics ban lifted on US flights
Cairo, July 12 (IANS) Egypt's national carrier announced on Wednesday that the US has lifted the in-cabin ban imposed on the airline regarding carrying of electronic devices larger than a smartphone onboard the aircraft for flights from Cairo to the US.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:42:05 PM

Preeti's lone goal takes Indian eves to quarters of HWL Semi-Final
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Ace forward Preeti Dubey's brilliant goal in the 38th minute helped the Indian women's hockey team register a 1-0 win against Chile to advance to the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi Final here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:18:05 PM

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