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Iran says Russia to drop Azerbaijan radar plan
Tehran, June 17 (DPA) Tehran has received signals that Russia would drop its plan to share the use of the Gabala radar station in Azerbaijan with the US to ensure better protection against a possible Iranian missile threat, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said Sunday.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 6:21:25 PM

Vandals Rob Home of Late Yasser Arafat
Ramallah, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The residence of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat was the target of vandalism after Hamas took control of Gaza.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 5:50:44 PM

Curfew lifted in Baghdad
Baghdad, June 17 (DPA) Curfew was lifted in Baghdad Sunday, four days after it was imposed following a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in northern Iraq.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 5:50:03 PM

Hamas outlawed by President Abbas
Ramallah, June 17 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced Sunday that the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and all its affiliated groups are henceforth outlawed.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 5:04:05 PM

Iran-EU nuclear talks 'within days'
Tehran, June 17 (IANS) Iran Sunday said that talks between top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani and European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will be held 'within next few days', news agency IRNA reported.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 2:11:03 PM

'Boss' Rajnikant rocks Bahrain too
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) South Indian superstar Rajnikant's 'Sivaji: The Boss' created a record of sorts in Bahrain with theatres reporting 100 percent occupancy mainly from the Indian community.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 2:09:21 PM

UAE Indians hail Pratibha Patil's candidature
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) Indian expatriates in the UAE have welcomed the nomination of Pratibha Patil as the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate, saying the move will boost the country's image.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 12:46:06 PM

New Palestinian government signals peace: Olmert
Jerusalem, June 17 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he sees a partner for peace talks in the emergency Palestinian government appointed by President Mahmoud Abbas.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 9:01:26 AM

US to lift sanctions on Palestinian government
Ramallah, June 16 (Xinhua) US consul general in Jerusalem Jacob Walles told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday that the US would lift the embargo on the new Palestinian government once it was formed, pan-Arab satellite TV al-Jazeera reported.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 7:36:09 PM

Another Iraqi mosque is targeted in Basra attack
Baghdad, June 16 (DPA) Reprisal attacks between Shiites and Sunnis continued Saturday as gunmen clad as police commandos attacked a Sunni mosque in Basra Saturday.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 7:35:06 PM

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