Thursday, 23 November 2017

Tag Archives: Egypt

Brit women faces death penalty in Egypt for taking painkillers

Brit women faces death penalty in Egypt

CAIRO: Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull a British tourist she is facing the death penalty in Egypt for because she was carrying painkillers in her suitcase. As she claims the authorities of Egypt forced her after her confession to sign a 38-page Arabic confession beforen they locked her in a tiny cell ...

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Is the world going to end on September 23

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DOOMSDAY could be sooner than you think if you are to believe conspiracy theorists claiming a planet will collide with Earth on September 23. That’s this coming Saturday in case you had any last minute things to get done. Bible passages apparently supporting a centuries’ old prediction of the end ...

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Police raid in Cairo kills 10 militants

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CAIRO: Ten militants from Egypt’s Islamic State group affiliate were killed in a police raid and a near three-hour shootout in a residential neighbourhood of Cairo, security officials said. Five policemen were wounded in the clashes at two apartments in the densely populated eastern Cairo neighbourhood of Ard al-Lewa, officials ...

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Pakistan win IBSF World Team Snooker gold, silver medals

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HURGHADA: Pakistan 2 comprising of M Asif and Babar Masih won the IBSF World Team Snooker Championship 2017 gold medal after defeating Pakistan 1 consisting of M Sajjad and Asjad Iqbal 5-4 in the best-of-9 frames final played in Hurghada, Egypt, International Billiards & Snooker Federation reported. It was truly ...

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Egypt kills nine militants in Sinai

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CAIRO: Security forces have killed nine militants in the Sinai Peninsula and also destroyed 15 vehicles transporting weapons into Egypt across its western border, the military said in statements on Sunday. The “extremists” were killed in two separate incidents in the middle Sinai, but the military did not say when ...

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Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbors lift blockade

Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani (R) attends the opening meeting of the Arab Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, in the South Sinai governorate, south of Cairo, March 28, 2015. Arab League heads of state will hold a two-day summit to discuss a range of conflicts in the region, including Yemen and Libya, as well as the threat posed by Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Stringer - RTR4V98K

DOHA: Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbours to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said but added Doha still believed a solution was possible. The United Arab Emirates, which along with Saudi Arabia, Egypt ...

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Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU on how to pretend neighbourhood isn’t hostile

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DOHA/ISLAMABAD: After Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and even the Maldives severed their ties with Qatar today, Doha and Islamabad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on how to pretend the neighbourhood isn’t hostile. With Qatar’s neighbouring countries accusing it of harbouring terrorism, the ...

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Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut relations with Qatar

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LONDON: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar all cut off diplomatic contact with Qatar on Monday morning, after officially accusing the Gulf state of “sponsoring terrorism”. In what appears to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials claimed Qatar was responsible for supporting the ...

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Airlines must implement Electronic ban by Saturday: British goverment

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LONDON: Britain’s ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries must be implemented by Saturday, the government said. The airlines have until 0001 GMT Saturday (8.01am Saturday, Singapore time) to implement the measure. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation ...

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