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  • Supporters of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hold up his pictures as they wait for him to be transferred to a court, in front of Maadi military hospital in Cairo, Egypt, March 2, 2017.

    Hosni Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention.

  • *Marakez investment in Egypt could double in five years- CEO. CAIRO, March 22- Saudi-owned retail property developer Marakez is investing 15 billion Egyptian pounds in Egypt and could double that within five years as the country pushes through economic reforms. Those efforts received a boost in November when Egypt floated its currency, devaluing the pound, and...

  • *Marakez investment in Egypt could double in five years- CEO. CAIRO, March 22- Saudi-owned retail property developer Marakez is investing 15 billion Egyptian pounds in Egypt and could double that within five years as the country pushes through economic reforms. Those efforts received a boost in November when Egypt floated its currency, devaluing the pound, and...

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead, citing security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. and Britain, citing concerns about terrorist attacks, are not allowing passengers on some flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to bring laptops, tablets and certain other devices on board with them in their carry-on bags. The U.S. ban applies to nonstop U.S.-bound flights from 10 international airports in Amman,...

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead following security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. Britain took similar steps, with a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May saying...

  • DUBAI, March 21- New U.S.restrictions on passengers carrying electronics on some flights to the United States will be in place initially for nearly seven months before it is reviewed. A U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman termed that date "a placeholder for review" of the rule. The United States will this week restrict passengers travelling from...

  • WASHINGTON March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • DUBAI, March 21- New restrictions on passengers carrying electronics on U.S. flights will be in place for nearly seven months, an Emirates spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers travelling from 10 Middle East airports, including Emirates' Dubai hub, to stow electronic devices larger than a mobile phone with...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration confirmed Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travelers coming to the United States from 10 airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers coming to the United...

  • A separate government official confirmed an Associated Press report that the ban will affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Reuters reported earlier the ban would include airlines based in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. CNN, citing an unnamed U.S. official, said the ban on electronics on certain airlines was related to al Qaeda in...

  • CAIRO— The Latest developments related to the U.S. government move to bar passengers in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops and other electronics onboard direct flights to the United States:. Royal Jordanian flies from the Jordanian capital of Amman to New York, Chicago and Detroit. The official says Middle East Airlines, Lebanon's...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. and British officials said Tuesday the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn't based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about terrorists targeting jetliners. The U.S. ban affects flights from Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Cairo; Istanbul; Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;...

  • Royal Jordanian Airlines to ban laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics from carry-on baggage on all US-bound flights.

    The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights from bringing electronics in carry-on luggage.

  • The ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia. A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in Morocco; Doha in Qatar; Riyadh and...

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia Deputy Governor Vasily Pozdyshev will hold a presentation of new banking legislation- 0800 GMT. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Luci Ellis to speak at the ACT Launch of the Women in Economics Network. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • A gas flame is seen in the desert near the Khurais oilfield operated state oil giant Saudi Aramco, about 160 km (99 miles) from Riyadh.

    Aramco will resume shipping oil to Egypt, ending a five month hiatus that began in November.

  • MOSCOW- Bank of Russia First Deputy Chairman Sergey Shvetsov is scheduled to attend an information and training seminar for journalists hosted by Bank of Russia- 0900 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision.