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Daesh attack on Iraqi checkpoint in Diyala foiled

BAGHDAD – 30 November 2017: The Iraqi security forces thwarted a Daesh attack on a checkpoint in northeastern Diyala province,…
Economics

Spain shrugs off effects of Catalan crisis on economy this year

MADRID – 30 November 2017: Spain's economy minister on Thursday shrugged off short-term effects on the economy from the secessionist…
Middle East news

Egyptian Family House holds in Brussels press conf. on terrorism

CAIRO – 30 November 2017: The international association of the Egyptian Family House plans to hold an international press conference…
Economics

ECB to shut the door on easy money by end-2018: Reuters poll

BENGALURU – 30 November 2017: The European Central Bank should shut the door on its monthly asset purchases next September,…
Economics

Sisi approves laws on nuclear power plants

CAIRO – 30 November 2017:President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Wednesday approved the law no 209 of 2017 on setting up…
Politics

Abbas bans issuing statements on reconciliation

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a decision to ban releasing statements that tackle national reconciliation…
Middle East news

Abbas issues decree to stop all statements on reconciliation

RAMALLAH – 29 November 2017: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a decree on Wednesday to stop at once all statements…
Middle East news

Mubarak: Proposals on resettling Palestinians in Egypt rejected

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Former President Hosni Mubarak said in a Wednesday statement he refused to listen to proposals…
Middle East news

Cabinet reviews report on developing Bir al Abd town in Sinai

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The Cabinet reviewed on Wednesday a comprehensive report on the duties carried out by various…
Middle East news

Conjunction of Mercury to be visible on western horizon over Middle East

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The conjunction of Mercury and Saturn, the two planets separated by 3 degrees celestial, will…
Economics

Chambers of Commerce praise lifting limits on dollar withdrawals

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FECC) appreciated the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE)…
Economics

Database on administrative sector’s employees completed

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The Planning Ministry has finished preparing a database on administrative sector’s employees and will complete…
Middle East news

Mubarak says rejected proposals on resettling Palestinians in Egypt

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Former President Hosni Mubarak said in a Wednesday statement he refused to listen to proposals…
Middle East news

Egypt stresses Palestinians’ legitimate right on their international day

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Egypt confirmed on Wednesday, on the anniversary of the International Day of Solidarity with the…
Travel

Kenya president lifts travel restrictions, saying all Africans can get visa on arrival

NAIROBI – 28 November 2017: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that any African can get a visa on…
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