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UAE mourns death of Saudi crown prince
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday expressed its sorrow over the death of Saudi Arabian crown prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the age of 73, following an illness.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 8:50:16 PM

Singer's album urges reopening of Algeria-Morocco border
Algiers, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Algerian rap singer will release an album of songs, calling on his country to reopen the border with neighbouring Morocco that was closed after a guerrilla attack in 1994.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:38:29 AM

UAE bank opens office in China
Abu Dhabi, June 15 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened an office in Shanghai, it was announced Friday.

Friday, June 15, 2012 11:02:58 PM

Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Constitutional Court has rejected the "political isolation law" that barred former president Hosni Mubarak's associates from politics.

Friday, June 15, 2012 4:53:49 AM

Egypt Supreme Court calls for parliament's dissolution
Cairo, June 14 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Court Thursday caused outrage after calling for the dissolution of the parliament's lower house in the country.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 9:15:58 PM

Tunisia's Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement to murder". He has already been sentenced to more than 66 years in prison.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 6:01:37 AM

Man on trial for planning terror attacks on World Cup stadiums
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) A Pretoria court has begun hearings in a case where a man is accused of planning terror attacks on stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup before the championship finals.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 6:11:46 PM

Kenya to allow athletes to compete abroad prior to Olympics
Nairobi, June 13 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) will not deny elite athletes named in both the Olympics and Africa team a chance to compete at the Samsung Diamond League races in Europe prior to the London Games.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 5:46:16 PM

UAE, Portugal discuss tourism cooperation
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Portugal Monday discussed cooperation in the tourism sector.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 11:05:35 PM

Mubarak's supporters call for his release
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to a military hospital because of his poor health.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 7:32:08 AM

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