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Abu Dhabi's Etihad boosts Virgin Australia stake

10/10/2013 2:15am
Etihad Airways says it has nearly doubled its stake in carrier Virgin Australia to 19.9 percent as part of the fast-growing airline's efforts to bolster international partnerships.

Morocco Cabinet reshuffle dilutes Islamist power

10/10/2013 10:45am
Morocco has announced a government reshuffle on the eve of parliament's new session that sees the Islamists giving up the key foreign affairs portfolio.

Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won't harm peace

10/10/2013 11:59am
Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries' historic peace deal, a Cabinet minister said Thursday, insisting that Israeli-Egyptian ties remain as close as ever.

Rebels in Iran kill 5 Revolutionary Guards

10/10/2013 2:17pm
An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting an armed group has killed five members of the elite Revolutionary Guards in a Kurdish area near the Iraqi border.

Freeze of aid whips up anti-US sentiment in Egypt

10/10/2013 4:41pm
Washington's decision to withhold millions of dollars in mostly military aid to Egypt is fueling anti-U.S. sentiment and the perception that Washington supports Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist president the military ousted in a July coup.