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Dubai Lynx 2013 comes to a close

Dubai Lynx 2013 announces final winners

The 7th Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony has taken place with a record crowd of 1,836 industry professionals from the MENA…

March 14, 2013 8:26
 

Egyptian trains collide and kill three

Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards on the country's railways, leading to a string of deadly accidents.

November 11, 2012 8:39
 
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Orasom Telecom says court upholds fine on Algerian unit

It said the court of appeal confirmed a judgement against Orasom Telecom Algerie (OTA) that consisted of fines of 99 billion Algerian dinars, worth about $1.3 billion.

May 28, 2012 5:32
 
Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arab League countries pressed Russia on Saturday to back their efforts to end violence in Syria at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Saturday attended by Russia's Sergei Lavrov.

March 10, 2012 4:43
 
US says ties with Egypt still strong after NGO row

US says ties with Egypt still strong after NGO row

The United States on Saturday reaffirmed its backing for Egypt's efforts to get a $3.2 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, despite the recent diplomatic standoff between Washington and Cairo over American pro-democracy activists.

March 4, 2012 11:04
 
Egyptian firm in fake Avastin scam proves elusive

Egyptian firm in fake Avastin scam proves elusive

The trail of counterfeit copies of the multibillion-dollar cancer drug Avastin leads to an address in a crowded Cairo suburb, with no sign of the firm named by international suppliers as the source of the product.

February 22, 2012 12:53
 
Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egypt releases Australian journalist, US student

Egyptian authorities have released an Australian journalist and an American student who were detained on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike, a judicial source said.

February 14, 2012 2:23
 
Egypt detains Australian journalist, US student

Egypt detains Australian journalist, US student

Egyptian authorities detained an Australian journalist and an American student on Saturday on suspicion they had distributed cash to workers and incited them to take part in a strike called by activists demanding an end to army rule, the state news agency said.

February 12, 2012 2:31
 
First official US visit discusses NGO case in Cairo

First official US visit discusses NGO case in Cairo

The top US military officer met Egypt's ruling generals in Cairo on Saturday and discussed the case of US pro-democracy activists charged in an investigation that has strained ties between Cairo and Washington.

February 12, 2012 2:29
 
Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Cairo airport authorities prevented an English woman, who is banned from leaving Egypt until the end of a probe into NGOs' handling of cash and other activities, from flying to Britain on Friday, airport sources said.

February 11, 2012 6:08
 
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