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Dubai International Airport best in Emea

Dubai International Airport wins award for best airport in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea) at the 2014 GlobeRunner Awards.

July 31, 2014 12:21
 
Glencore fights to save $26 billion Xstrata bid

Xstrata hands Glencore more time for Qatar talks

Xstrata to set fresh date for vote on Glencore's offer; Sources say vote likely to be set for September; Xstrata shareholders had been due to meet on July 12; Date likely at least 24 days after docs published this wk

July 9, 2012 5:00
 
Egypt’s Brotherhood claims majority in parliament vote

Egypt’s Brotherhood claims majority in parliament vote

The Muslim Brotherhood claimed in its own newspaper on Friday it had scored an outright majority in an election for Egypt's upper house of parliament after having emerged as the top party in an earlier lower house vote.

February 25, 2012 12:11
 
Egypt court rules parliament vote system unconstitutional

Egypt court rules parliament vote system unconstitutional

An Egyptian court has ruled that the voting system that elected the new parliament was unconstitutional, creating a fresh source of uncertainty as Egypt tries to set up a governing system a year after Hosni Mubarak was toppled.

February 22, 2012 12:51
 
Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

An Egyptian government building was set on fire on Sunday as protests disrupted the heart of Cairo for a fourth day and public figures demanded a faster transition to civilian rule.

February 5, 2012 12:51
 
Egypt’s Brotherhood leads on eve of run-off vote

Egypt’s Brotherhood leads on eve of run-off vote

Muslim Brotherhood is set for biggest share of vote while liberal rivals scramble to avoid Islamist landslide. Two more election rounds due as the government announcement is delayed to Wednesday.

December 4, 2011 4:54
 

Egyptian government to be announced Wednesday -paper

Egypt's new government will be announced on Wednesday, state owned al-Ahram newspaper quoted Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri as saying on Saturday.

December 4, 2011 10:03
 

Moroccan king scores landslide win in reform vote

Preliminary results show landslide 98.5 pct victory; Turnout at over 70 percent despite boycott calls; Opponents cry foul, allege vote-rigging; Morocco is ruled by Arab world's longest-serving dynasty - Reuters

July 2, 2011 8:01
 

Ukrainian parliament erupts in violent brawl over increasing influence of Moscow

Chaos erupts in parliament as Ukraine votes to extend presence of Russia's naval fleet in Black Sea.

April 28, 2010 9:13