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Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:24:07 AM

Guinea closes borders to stop Ebola spread
Conakry, Aug 9 (IANS) Guinea Saturday closed its borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, media reports said.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:32:11 PM

21 Muslim Brotherhood supporters arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 21 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group were arrested in Egypt Saturday.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:28:03 PM

Nine Muslim Brotherhood supporters arrested in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 9 (IANS) Police has arrested nine supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group in an Egyptian city Saturday for blocking streets.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 6:10:04 PM

Egypt dissolves Muslim Brotherhood political party
Cairo, Aug 9 (IANS) An Egyptian court Saturday ruled to dissolve the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood's political wing, and liquidate all its assets, media reports said.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 5:42:12 PM

UAE airliner re-routes to avoid Iraq conflict airspace
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced that it will re-route its flights to avoid the conflict airspace in Iraq.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 4:28:04 PM

Guinea reports 495 confirmed Ebola cases
Conakry, Aug 9 (IANS) Guinea's health ministry, in its latest data on the Ebola epidemic in the country, showed 495 confirmed cases with 367 deaths, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 4:24:05 PM

Kenya coach Williamson eyes Africa Nations Cup
Nairobi, Aug 9 (IANS) For five years, he failed to get Uganda to the Africa Nations Cup, but it is a challenge that Scot Bobby Williamson is not ready to pass on.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 2:02:16 PM

Tunnels used for smuggling destroyed in Egypt
Cairo, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty tunnels that were being used for smuggling have been destroyed in Egypt, a military spokesman said.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 8:54:03 AM

Resume ceasefire, Egypt urges Palestinians, Israelis as conflict renews (Roundup)
Cairo, Aug 8 (IANS) The Egyptian Foreign Ministry in a statement Friday urged both the Palestinians and the Israelis to "return to commitment to ceasefire, and resume negotiations" even as Gaza came under attack resulting in the death of a 10-year-old boy.

Friday, August 08, 2014 8:10:04 PM

Libya okay with Arab, UN forces helping restore order: PM
Tripoli, Aug 8 (IANS) Libya does not oppose the idea of having Arab, African or UN forces in the country to help the authorities take control over the situation, Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has said.

Friday, August 08, 2014 5:58:08 PM

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