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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
 
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
 
Iran says US presence in Gulf “not a new issue”

Iran says US presence in Gulf “not a new issue”

Revolutionary Guards official plays down US naval moves; Appears to back away from previous threats to Washington; Tensions high over new sanctions and nuclear activities

January 22, 2012 11:15
 
Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

The BBC takes a look at why London landmarks such as Harrods, the Shard and some of Canary Wharf being bought up with money from Qatar.

May 2, 2011 10:34
 

Qatari Diar makes first move into US property mkt

Diar to invest in fund to finance $700 mln development; Barwa Bank subsidiary to co-invest in and manage fund; Deal is company's first investment in US

April 5, 2011 1:45
 

Carlyle sees Mideast fundraising as “complicated”

Washington, D.C.-based Carlyle has nearly $90 billion under management.

October 19, 2010 1:29
 
A possible pastime for Dubai’s ladies of leisure

A possible pastime for Dubai’s ladies of leisure

The idea of starting a crowd-sourced health concious restaurant in Dubai sounds like a successful one.

August 21, 2008 11:05