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Emirates wins court ruling to launch new Johannesburg flights
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Emirates wins court ruling to launch new Johannesburg flights

Thursday, 30 October 2014 1:46 PM

South African officials reportedly tried to stop fourth daily flight; is now being pursued through diplomatic channels

Libya
Politics & Economics»

Libya "very close to the point of no return", UN envoy warns

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:29 AM

Death toll from 2 weeks of street fighting between pro-gov't forces and Islamist armed groups in Benghazi has risen to 170

Hard Rock Int'l has Qatar in sights in MENA expansion plan
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Hard Rock Int'l has Qatar in sights in MENA expansion plan

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 1:36 PM

World famous US brand says it is in talks for new hotels in Qatar, Morocco, Egypt to follow up Dubai debut in 2015

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Tunisia's secular party Nidaa Tounes ahead in parliament election - source
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Tunisia's secular party Nidaa Tounes ahead in parliament election - source

Monday, 27 October 2014 10:49 AM

Result would be a setback for Islamist party Ennahda, which led a gov't in 2011 in the first free election after the fall of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali

More heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi sees death toll rise to 130
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More heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi sees death toll rise to 130

Monday, 27 October 2014 10:23 AM

Chaos continues to grip the major oil producer 3 years after the downfall and death of Muammar Gaddafi

Focus: Who's who guide to the Tunisian election
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Focus: Who's who guide to the Tunisian election

Sunday, 26 October 2014 11:17 AM

Only second free election since 2011 fall of Ben Ali

Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country
Healthcare»

Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 7:38 PM

Ministry of Health says passenger was quarantined for a few days after arriving from Liberia with symptoms

Egypt plans cash benefits in early 2015 to offset subsidy cuts
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Egypt plans cash benefits in early 2015 to offset subsidy cuts

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:52 AM

First phase for 2m people at cost of $350m

Egypt sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists
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Egypt sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 7:49 PM

Journalists were convicted in July on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation in a verdict that was widely condemned internationally

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for killing girlfriend
Culture & Society»

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for killing girlfriend

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 1:38 PM

Olympic and Paralympic track star is sent to prison for the negligent killing of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year

Egypt signs with six international firms to dredge new Suez Canal
Construction»

Egypt signs with six international firms to dredge new Suez Canal

Sunday, 19 October 2014 9:58 AM

UAE, Dutch, Belgian and US firms win contracts

Arabtec to launch $40bn Egypt housing project by year-end
Construction»

Arabtec to launch $40bn Egypt housing project by year-end

Sunday, 19 October 2014 9:26 AM

First homes will be delivered in early 2017

Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from
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Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from

Friday, 17 October 2014 9:58 AM

Thousands from Saudi Arabia and Morocco have flown to Syria to join the fight - report

Passenger from Liberia isolated at Dubai Airport for Ebola checks
Healthcare»

Passenger from Liberia isolated at Dubai Airport for Ebola checks

Thursday, 16 October 2014 9:17 AM

Male was suffering from diarrhoea but "all the indications until now exclude that the passenger has Ebola symptoms"

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Moroccan unions call national strike to protest economic reforms
Politics & Economics»

Moroccan unions call national strike to protest economic reforms

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:09 PM

Fuel subsidies already under reform, pensions next as the North African kingdom's finances comes under pressure


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