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Consolation prize for beaten Germany and Uruguay

PORT ELIZABETH: Two-time winners Uruguay and three-time champions Germany clash here on Saturday in a match that neither side wanted to be contesting – the playoff to decide third place. Both coaches, Oscar Tabarez of Uruguay and Germany’s Joachim Loew will have a job on their hands to rouse their players for one last effort …

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Higher education revamp in Abu Dhabi

DUBAI: Higher education in Abu Dhabi, which is seen as integral to the success of the emirate’s future economy, was given a boost recently when the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) unveiled plans to overhaul the sector. In essence the education council hopes to enhance the current environment for local universities and reduce the number …

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Four die in Iraq attack by female suicide bomber, says official

RAMADI: A female suicide bomber blew herself up at the entrance to government offices in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday killing at least four people, an interior ministry official said. The attack comes amid a surge in violence which in past weeks has swept the province of Anbar and its capital Ramadi, …

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Zamalek may move for ex-Arsenal goalie Shaaban

CAIRO: Zamalek are considering making a move for former Arsenal keeper Rami Shaaban, the club’s football director said on Sunday. The Egyptian-born guardian, who came through the youth ranks of Zamalek, is currently playing for Swedish second-division side Hammarby Ifb. "An agent told us that Shaaban might be available in the close season," Ibrahim Hassan …

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World Cup Group E Preview: Denmark, Japan and more

RUSTENBURG, South Africa: Japan and Denmark will meet in a decider Thursday to determine the final team from Group E to advance to the next round of the World Cup. Japan needs at least a draw, while Denmark must win in order to reach the round of 16. Both teams have three points from two …

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Religious scholar opposes Christian leadership

CAIRO: During her appearance on the talk show “Manchet” with Gaber Al-Qarmouty, Islamic studies scholar, Souad Saleh stirred controversy after she said it is against the Islamic Sharia for a Christian to assume the presidential role in Egypt, seeing as it is a Muslim-majority country. In Saleh’s opinion, Christians should be given the opportunity to …

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Turkeyis ?? Bank opens office in Egypt

        Turkey’s ?? Bank on Tuesday inaugurated a representation office in Cairo, over half-a-century after the bank’s branch in Alexandria was shut down, reported Turkish new website Today’s Zaman. Speaking to reporters at a ceremony in Cairo, ?? Bank Director General Ersin Özince said its first branch in Egypt was opened in …

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Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore

GULF SHORES, Ala: Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil are crawling deep into marshes, never to be seen again. Marine scientists studying the effects of the BP disaster …

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World-Cup Friday Preview: England, Algeria and more

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: For all the attention on Wayne Rooney and his bid to break his England goal scoring drought, the focus on Friday’s World Cup match against Algeria will almost certainly be on the goalkeepers. If a draw against the United States was barely acceptable, only a win over Algeria will do for …

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Ireland to expel Israeli diplomat in Hamas killing row

DUBLIN: Ireland is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged Irish passports by suspects in the murder of a Hamas official in Dubai in January, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. The decision was taken by Prime Minister Brian Cowen’s government after investigations by police and passport office officials into the false documents …

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Lifestyle Highlight: Vintage Couture Jewelry: An Art and Addiction

An Italian artist and hobby collector of vintage couture jewelry, Maurizio Vetrugno has amassed a considerable collection of costume jewelry over the years that was oftentimes designed as accessories for the catwalk shows of Yves Saint Laurent, Balmain, Lanvin, Chanel and Schiaparelli: some of the heaviest names in the history of haute couture fashion. His …

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Total wins Putin support for Qatar in Russian LNG

PARIS: Oil major Total on Friday won Moscow’s support to bring Qatar into gas projects on Russia’s Yamal while pledging to tolerate no more delays with the launch of the giant Shtokman field, despite weak gas demand. Kremlin’s approval is key to any energy deal in Russia. Last year, Total won Moscow’s approval to sign …

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Australian shot in Gaza flotilla says he was left to bleed

SYDNEY: An Australian man shot when Israeli commandos stormed an aid flotilla heading for Gaza said Monday he had been left to bleed on the ship after being hit twice in the leg. Ahmed Luqman said he was onboard the flagship Mavi Marmara last week when a bullet ripped through his leg, cutting into his …

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Brotherhood join ElBaradei's campaign for change

CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood announced their participation in Mohamed ElBaradei’s campaign “Together for Change,” which aims to garner public support for a statement of seven demands for political reform. The former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited the Brotherhood’s guidance office on Saturday and met with the head of the group’s …

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Ship's crew seize back control from Somali pirates says EU

BRUSSELS: The crew of a Libyan cargo ship seized back control from Somali pirates on Wednesday after fighting in which some of their captors are believed to have died and a crew member was wounded, the EU said. "The hijacked Libyan-owned merchant vessel RIM reported that the crew had successfully retaken control of the ship. …

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Protestors call for opening Rafah crossing, expulsion of Israeli ambassador

CAIRO: Demonstrators protesting the Israeli attack on a civilian aid flotilla called for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador on Monday. Some 40 protestors gathered opposite the Egyptian foreign ministry and held a three-minute silence for the activists killed when Israeli commandos attacked the Mavi Marmara ship in international waters. Muslim Brotherhood MPs, members of …

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Serbia, Egypt sign agreement on air traffic

Serbia and Egypt signed a new agreement on air traffic cooperation, a bilateral agreement that defines commercial relations between air transporters, selection of airline companies, their nomination, security area, harmonization with world standards, and other issues. The document was signed by Serbian Infrastructure Minister Milutin Mrkonji? and visiting Egyptian Minister for International Cooperation Fayza Aboul …

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Sudanese president sworn in after election win

KHARTOUM, Sudan: Sudan’s president was sworn in on Thursday for another five-year term after an election marred by boycotts and fraud allegations — the only head of state to be re-elected while facing an international arrest warrant for war crimes. At his inauguration ceremony in the national parliament, Omar Al-Bashir pledged Sudan would not return …

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Police planned to disband parliament sit-ins, says rights group

CAIRO: Amonisto workers did not try to storm the People’s Assembly on Sunday, rights activist Khaled Ali said, suggesting that the decision to remove the protests near parliament had already been taken by security forces earlier the same day. There were “three rows of riot police which surrounded Amonsito workers on Sunday morning,” Khaled Ali, …

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Iran police vow to crack down on 'illegal' opposition rally

TEHRAN: Iranian police warned they would crack down on any unauthorized rallies after opposition leaders again called for demonstrations to mark the anniversary of last June’s disputed presidential election, the ILNA news agency reported on Tuesday. "Police will cooperate in legal rallies but they will crack down on illegal gatherings on special occasions or on …

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No decision yet on Vodafone stake bid: Kamel

Egypt’s communications minister said on Monday a final decision had not been made over whether landline monopoly Telecom Egypt would try to boost its stake in Vodafone’s Egyptian unit. Telecom Egypt, 80 percent owned by the Egyptian government, said on Friday it was considering options to enter Egypt’s competitive mobile market, including increasing its 45 …

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Beltone hosts MENA investment conference

Cairo-based investment bank Beltone Financial kicked off its third annual MENA Investment Conference in New York, to provide US institutional investors with a comprehensive update on investment opportunities and regulatory reform in the region. “In contrast to the global financial turbulence, the MENA region offers a diversified economy, conservative banking practices, regulatory reform and unprecedented …

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Oman: New strategy for tourism

MUSCAT: Officials responsible for developing Oman’s tourism strategy have announced the industry will be embarking on several new campaigns to attract additional visitors to the Sultanate in the coming season. The ambitious plans, which aim to take advantage of Oman’s infrastructure and regulatory improvements, will see the Sultanate look to increase visitors from neighboring Gulf …

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Egypt to rule on status of men married to Israelis

CAIRO: A court in Egypt is to rule next month on whether Egyptian men married to Israeli women are to be stripped of their citizenship, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday. "The High Administrative Court will issue its verdict in June," the source said, in a case that highlights Egyptian sentiment towards Israel, more …

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Egyptian Cup to go ahead as scheduled

CAIRO: The Egyptian FA competition committee chief Amer Barakat has firmly refuted reports suggesting that the Egyptian Cup might be cancelled. With several teams battling it out to avoid occupying the final relegation place in the Egyptian Premier League, a play-off might be needed to determine who will go down. Ghazl Mahalla (29 points), Arab …

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Ahly get Ismaili, Algeria's Kabylie in CL quarters

CAIRO: Egyptian champions Ahly have been drawn with Ismaili and JS Kabylie of Algeria in the CAF Champions League quarter-finals Group B. Last year’s finalists Heartland of Nigeria complete the crunch group, with matches expected to start on 16/17/18 July and end in September 2010. The other group of the last eight phase included title-holders …

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Ismaili to 'rest' Al-Hadari

CAIRO: Essam Al-Hadari will play no part in Ismaili’s remaining league games and is likely to miss the cup campaign as well. "We want to have our reserve keepers Mohamed Sobhi and Mohamed Fathi ready for cup games," Ismaili goalkeeping coach Ahmed Al-Dahrawi told FilGoal.com. "We have two games remaining, Sobhi will play one and …

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Ismaili to hold onto Salem

CAIRO: Ismaili defender Moatasem Salem had his transfer request turned down as the Dervishes’ coaching staff believes that his services are indispensable. The 29-year-old center-half, who was approached by Ahly and Zamalek of late, wanted to leave Ismaili because of a ‘personal issue’ that entails moving to Cairo. However, the coastal club are determined to …

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Zamalek's Ali set for league comeback

CAIRO: Alaa Ali is set to make his Egyptian Premier League comeback as he was named in Zamalek’s squad for their penultimate match this season against Asyut Petroleum. The White Knights’ midfielder was serving a three-match suspension for his misconduct while playing against Police Union. The squad also includes youngsters Mohamed Refai and Mohamed Ibrahim. …

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