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Editor's Picks for 8 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
07 Sep 2012

Egypt Air aircrew suspended their strike, which started early on Friday, September 7, in a bid to have better working conditions including better insurance and an increase in staff numbers; the strike forced the company to suspend international flights for more than 12 hours.

Although a smoking ban in all closed public spaces went into force in Lebanon under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers, some people still sit in cafes, smoking water pipes and cigarettes.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Qatar Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim at the Presidential Palace headquarters in Cairo, where they held talks over the bilateral relations between the two countries and methods of increasing Qatari investments in Egypt.

A number of assailants attacked the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) on Wednesday, September 5, storming it with flammables and stones, causing damage to the building and terrifying its employees.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, where they discussed the latest regional developments as well as various Palestinian issues.

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Egypt’s President and Qatar Emir Meet...
Cairo, Egypt
By U.S. Editor
10 Aug 2012

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi met on Saturday, August 11, with Qatar's ruling Emir, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in Cairo, where they discussed the bilateral relations besides other Arab and regional issues.
Qatar’s Emir stated earlier that the intent of the visit was mainly to congratulate President Morsi on winning elections and assuming office.
Egypt’s Presidency Spokesman Yasser Ali said that the meeting touched upon the Qatari support for the Egyptian economy and the attraction of Arab and Qatari investments in Egypt, besides increasing the number of Egyptian laborers in Qatar, Egypt’s official state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: August 11, 2012
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: August 11, 2012
Length: 0:00:46
Video Size: 37.9 MB
Language: Arabic
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Camera: VCS

1. Tilt down, Egyptian Presidency headquarters in Cairo
2. Various shots of the meeting of President Mohamed Morsi with Qatar's ruling Emir, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani
3. Various shots of the Egyptian and Qatari delegations attending the meeting
4. Medium shot, Egypt’s PM Hesham Kandil during the meeting
5. Medium shot, Qatari PM and and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamad bin Jassim
6. Wide shot of the meeting
7. Wide shot of the Presidency headquarters in Cairo