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  • Egypt IMF loan

    Emaar & Al Futtaim plan enormous Egypt investment

    Al-Futtaim did not say when the agreement on the venture might be finalised or when construction would be completed.

    October 3, 2012 8:54
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    Iran unblocks Gmail after complaints

    Despite the official announcement warning Iranians that Gmail would be blocked, Aghamiri had said last week that it had been an unintended consequence of an attempt to reinforce the block on YouTube

    October 1, 2012 4:02
  • Reuters Twitter Account Hacked

    Iran jury finds Reuters guilty over video script

    Reuters, the news arm of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information group, corrected the story after the martial arts club where the video was filmed made a complaint.

    October 1, 2012 8:41

    Iran’s Rial dives to historic low

    There was no clear reason for the latest slide in the value of the rial, which is traded in an informal market of money changers, where ordinary Iranians go to access hard currencies.

    September 30, 2012 9:16
  • Egypt IMF loan

    Egypt says IMF deal doesn’t need approval

    "In accordance with the constitutional declaration, any international agreement needs to be approved by the legislative authority, and in the absence of parliament, President Mohamed Mursi is empowered to take such decisions"

    September 25, 2012 8:49
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    France closes schools and embassies in 20 countries over controversial cartoon

    A controversial cartoon published by a French magazine has pressured France into taking precautionary measures, despite the government having warned the magazine against publishing

    September 19, 2012 2:35