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    Arab League Chief, Ministers To Visit Ramallah To Discuss Aid

    A delegation of Arab ministers and high-ranking officials led by Arab League Chief Nabil Elaraby will visit Ramallah on Saturday to offer moral support and discuss financial aid for the Palestinian Authority, an Arab League source said on Wednesday.

    December 27, 2012 5:32
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    Egypt to grant Telecom Egypt a mobile license

    Egypt will grant Telecom Egypt a license by mid-2013 to provide mobile services and will later let mobile companies offer fixed-lined services using Telecom Egypt's infrastructure, the industry regulator said.

    December 27, 2012 5:30
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    CAPITAL CONTROL: Worried Egypt slaps new controls on travelling with cash

    Egypt has banned travellers from carrying more than $10,000 in foreign currency in or out of the country, as officials worry over pressure on its pound currency and a rush by Egyptians to withdraw their savings from banks.

    December 26, 2012 10:56
 
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    New constitution drafted by Mursi allies approved by Egypt

    Mursi's opponents say the new constitution could allow clerics to intervene in lawmaking, while offering scant protections to minorities and women. Mursi dismisses those criticisms, and many Egyptians are fed up with street protest movements that have prevented a return to normality.

    December 26, 2012 10:11
  • Sanctions pushing Iranian economy into recession

    Iranian businessman denies EU accusations

    Neither his Malaysia-based First Islamic Bank nor his more than 60 other companies had done anything wrong, he said.

    December 24, 2012 10:20
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    Emiratis told not to go to Lebanon

    The Gulf Arab state issued the warning because of "difficult and sensitive political circumstances" in Lebanon.

    December 23, 2012 4:50
 
  • EU enforces new and tougher sanctions on Iran

    Iran gets a fresh batch of sanctions

    The toughest EU measures yet, they include bans on financial transactions, sales to Iran of shipping equipment and steel, and imports of Iranian natural gas, adding to earlier bans, including on the OPEC producer's oil.

    December 22, 2012 6:53
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    Iraq is opening a new chapter

    The World Bank pledged $900 million to Iraq over the next four years to help it create jobs, build stronger institutions and improve social…

    December 19, 2012 8:40
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    “No” vote in Egypt referendum is a luxury for some

    Critics insist that the new constitution, far from ending the turbulence, will compound it by alienating many Egyptians, including Christians who make up 10 percent of Egypt's 83 million people.

    December 16, 2012 10:04
 
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    United States wants more with the Middle East

    The United States has free trade agreements with Oman and Bahrain, and individual trade and investment framework agreements with the four other GCC members.

    December 12, 2012 8:50
 
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