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  • *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...

  • *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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank monetary policy meeting. MANILA- Philippine Central Bank Governor Amando Tetangco to deliver keynote speech at an awards night for the country's fixed income trading platform, at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel- 1000 GMT. LIMA- Central Bank of Peru interest rate decision.

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting.

  • KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine monetary policy meeting. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting.