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Mubarak's daughters-in-law banned from leaving Egypt
Cairo, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ministry of justice has imposed travel bans on two daughters-in-law of former president Hosni Mubarak, Al Ahram reported.

Friday, June 17, 2011 9:00:16 AM

Hosni Mubarak's aide arrested in Spain
Cairo, June 17 (IANS) Spanish authorities have arrested Egypt's fugitive businessman Hussein Salem, an accomplice of former president Hosni Mubarak, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 7:50:55 AM

UAE to create database on drug addicts
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to create a national database on drug addicts.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:20:47 PM

India to aid Ethiopia in implementing customs valuation system
Addis Ababa, June 16 (IANS) India will provide technical assistance to Ethiopia on implementation of a WTO compliant customs valuation system in the east African country, where weaknesses in tax collection are hampering economic development.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 6:48:24 PM

Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda chief
Cairo, June 16 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri has been appointed the new chief of Al Qaeda succeeding its founder Osama bin Laden, the Al-Arabiya TV reported Thursday.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:35:43 PM

Arab League states seek suspension of Syria
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of the Arab League member countries have proposed suspending Syria's membership in the organisation over violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protests by its government, the Egyptian Al Ahram newspaper said Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 7:35:52 AM

Hamas, Fatah to finalise unity government talks next week
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leaders of the recently reconciled Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah will hold a final round of talks on the creation of a new unity government in Cairo next week, a Fatah representative said Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 1:25:06 AM

Cricket Australia reinstate tri-series with India and Sri Lanka
Melbourbe, June 14 (IANS) After a four-year hiatus, Cricket Australia (CA) have reinstated the ODI tri-series with India and Sri Lanka in February in their summer schedule for the 2011-12 season.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 4:34:54 PM

UAE releases 100 bustards in Uzbekistan
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released 100 captive-bred Houbara Bustards into the wild in Uzbekistan as part of a wildlife programme.

Monday, June 13, 2011 8:22:34 PM

Egypt detains Israeli man for spying
Cairo, June 12 (IANS) Egypt has detained an Israeli on charges of spying in the country, state news agency MENA reported.

Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:57:25 PM

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