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Six Gulf nations aiming for simultaneous VAT adoption in January: UAE official

Feb 12 2017

DUBAI Policy makers in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are aiming to introduce a 5 percent value-added tax at the start of next year, despite administrative and technical obstacles, a senior United Arab Emirates finance official said on Sunday.

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Aug 24 2014

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the centre of Gaza City.

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Aug 23 2014

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the centre of Gaza City. | Video

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Aug 23 2014

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the center of Gaza City. | Video

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Aug 23 2014

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt fire and resume peace talks, but violence continued unabated with Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip and Hamas militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

Aug 06 2014

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave. | Video

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

Aug 06 2014

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave. | Video

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

Aug 06 2014

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave.

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

Aug 06 2014

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave.

Israel and Palestinians accept Egyptian-brokered truce, prepare for talks

Aug 04 2014

CAIRO Israel and the Palestinian factions, including Gaza's ruling Islamist Hamas movement, have accepted an Egyptian proposal to cease fire from 0500 GMT (1.00 a.m. EDT) on Aug. 5 for at least three days.

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