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    Reuters blogging platform hacked, false Saudi blog posted

    The blogging platform of the Reuters News website was hacked and a false posting saying Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal had died was illegally posted on a Reuters journalist's blog, the company said on Wednesday.

    August 16, 2012 11:12
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    UAE tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

    The United Arab Emirates told its citizens on Wednesday to leave Lebanon immediately, the state news agency said, after a spate of kidnappings by gunmen belonging to a Lebanese Shi'ite clan.

    August 16, 2012 10:42
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    Saudi Aramco says virus shuts down its computer network

    Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) said its computer systems had been shut down by a virus late on Wednesday, but it added that production had not been affected.

    August 16, 2012 10:16
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    Orascom Telecom swings to quarterly profit

    Orascom controlled by Russia's Vimpelcom since 2011; Results last year weighed down by tax charges; Says underlying profit grows in Q2; Cites cost cuts, subscriber growth, more data use

    August 15, 2012 12:32
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    Egypt’s FIHC buys 21,000 tonnes of edible oils

    Egypt's state-owned Food Industries Holding Company (FIHC) bought 15,000 tonnes of sunflower oil and 6,000 tonnes of soybean oil in tender, traders said on Tuesday.

    August 15, 2012 12:02
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    Egypt’s GASC buys another 120,000 tonnes of wheat

    Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has bought 120,000 tonnes of Russian and Ukrainian wheat for Sept. 21-30 shipment on a free on board basis, the main government wheat buyer said on Tuesday.

    August 15, 2012 11:50