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Iran calls for reforms in UN Security Council
Tehran, Nov 19 (DPA) Iran called Monday for reforms in the UN Security Council as a necessary step toward securing justice and global peace.

Monday, November 19, 2007 2:00:15 PM

28 killed in Saudi gas plant blaze
Riyadh, Nov 18 (DPA) At least 28 people working for Saudi Aramco gas plant in eastern Saudi Arabia were killed in a blaze caused by a leak in a gas pipeline, the company said in a statement Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 8:08:18 PM

Geo TV hints at options outside of Dubai (Lead)
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's private television network Geo TV, whose news channel Geo News was taken off air Friday midnight on orders from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities, might consider moving out of its Dubai office if a resolution to the problem is not reached soon.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:14:19 PM

US commander rules out military strike against Iran
Cairo, Nov 18 (DPA) The chief of the US Central Command Admiral William Fallon Sunday ruled out a possible strike against Iran and said Washington was mulling non-military options, instead.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:02:08 PM

Israel calls on Arabs to join Annapolis talks unconditionally
Jerusalem, Nov 18 (DPA) Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni called on Arab countries Sunday to join 'without conditions' the upcoming international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Annapolis in the US.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 6:12:37 PM

Car bomb kills three in Iraq
Mosul(Iraq), Nov 18 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off near a police patrol in central Mosul Sunday, killing three people and wounding 12 others, a local police source said.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:05:36 PM

'Pakistani channels blacked out in tune with foreign policy'
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stated that the country's neutral foreign policy and its 'positive and constructive role' in international affairs were the reasons for taking off the air the two Dubai-based Pakistani news channels, Geo News and ARY TV.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 3:41:50 PM

Iran, EU officials to meet in Vienna before nuclear talks
Tehran, Nov 18 (RIA Novosti) Iranian and the European Union (EU) negotiators are set to meet Nov 21 in Vienna to continue the preparations for the next round of talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 1:52:45 PM

Saudi Arabia to give $300 mn for climate research
Riyadh, Nov 18 (DPA) Saudi Arabia will allocate a grant of $300 million 'as a seed' for research on climate change, environment and energy resources, King Abdullah Abdel-Aziz said at the opening session of the third Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) summit.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 11:50:28 AM

US forces kill six insurgents in Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) US forces killed six suspected insurgents and captured 10 others in operations targeting terrorist networks in central and northern Iraq Saturday, the US military said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:50:11 PM

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