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Etihad unveils plan to launch three new routes in H2 2015
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Etihad unveils plan to launch three new routes in H2 2015

Sunday, 21 September 2014 2:03 PM

Baku, Tbilisi and Dar es Salaam will be added to global network of Abu Dhabi-based carrier

Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks within days
Politics & Economics»

Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks within days

Sunday, 21 September 2014 12:09 PM

Fifty days of conflict left large parts of Gaza in ruins, more than 2,100 Palestinians and 76 Israelis dead

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt, says Pentagon
Politics & Economics»

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt, says Pentagon

Sunday, 21 September 2014 11:00 AM

Washington has lifted hold on the delivery of the attack helicopters, imposed last year after the military's ouster of President Mohamed Mursi

Egypt's EGPC says to buy 65% oil imports from UAE's ADNOC
Energy»

Egypt's EGPC says to buy 65% oil imports from UAE's ADNOC

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 4:31 PM

State oil company says government has approved one-year deal covering gasoline, diesel, heavy fuel and LPG

Qatar rejects accusation it sent weapons to Libya
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Qatar rejects accusation it sent weapons to Libya

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:06 AM

Prime Minister Abdullah Al Thinni claimed Doha sent three military aircraft loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group

Qatar's QNB lifts Ecobank stake in $283m deal
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QNB lifts Ecobank stake in $283m deal

Monday, 15 September 2014 5:57 PM

Qatar National Bank acquires a further 11% stake in pan-African lender, becoming its largest shareholder

Egypt's tourism could fully recover by end 2015 – minister
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Egypt's tourism could fully recover by end 2015 – minister

Monday, 15 September 2014 1:51 PM

Number of tourists could rise by 10% this year, says tourism minister Hisham Zaazou

Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli
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Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:26 AM

Government had already accused Sudan of having tried to arm an Islamist-leaning group which seized Tripoli last month

Egyptian aircraft suffers cracked cockpit window in hail storm
Transport»

Egyptian aircraft suffers cracked cockpit window in hail storm

Thursday, 11 September 2014 10:05 AM

Egypt Air Airbus A320-200 also damaged its nose cone in the dramatic weather

UAE firms sign contracts worth $19bn for West Africa
Banking & Finance»

UAE firms sign contracts worth $19bn for West Africa

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 2:01 PM

Forum held in Dubai sees eight West Africa countries benefit from public-private partnerships with UAE firms

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj
Healthcare»

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:38 PM

Gulf kingdom reportedly not planning to extend ban on pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to Nigeria

Dubai fund to buy $300m stake in Nigerian cement producer
Banking & Finance»

Dubai fund to buy $300m stake in Nigerian cement producer

Monday, 8 September 2014 2:03 PM

Dangote Cement says Investment Corp of Dubai has agreed to buy small interest in company

Arab League to back Iraqi, US campaign against ISIL
Politics & Economics»

Arab League to back Iraqi, US campaign against ISIL

Sunday, 7 September 2014 4:45 PM

Iraqi diplomatic source said Baghdad had proposed a draft resolution that would endorse its efforts to confront militants

Algerian jet in aborted landing over cabin water leak
Transport»

Algerian jet in aborted landing over cabin water leak

Sunday, 7 September 2014 12:19 PM

Airline confirmed a technical problem prompted the return to Algiers airport

Libya says Sudanese war plane loaded with ammunition for Tripoli enters its airspace
Politics & Economics»

Libya says Sudanese war plane loaded with ammunition for Tripoli enters its airspace

Sunday, 7 September 2014 10:59 AM

Former leader Gaddafi used to fund and supply rebels in the western Sudanese region of Darfur but bilateral relations have improved much since his overthrow


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