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UAE broadcaster bags IPL telecast rights
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) Dubai-based Arab Digital Distribution (ADD) has won a 10-year contract for exclusive coverage right of the Indian cricket board-promoted Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Monday, March 31, 2008 5:07:12 PM

55 countries to participate in Abu Dhabi oil meet
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS) More than 1,400 exhibitors from 55 countries will participate in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2008 (ADIPEC) Nov 3-6, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, March 31, 2008 5:05:28 PM

UAE to allow women to join judicial corps
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will soon revise its judiciary law to enable women to join the country's judicial corps.

Monday, March 31, 2008 5:04:36 PM

US Army admits killing 40 Iraqis in one day
Baghdad, March 31 (DPA) US troops killed more than 40 Iraqis in one day, including 25 'criminals' who had attacked US soldiers, the military reported Monday in Baghdad.

Monday, March 31, 2008 3:32:45 PM

Imtiaz Patel will not be next world cricket chief
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) South African Imtiaz Patel has withdrawn interest in taking over as the next International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive officer, it was announced by the world body here Monday.

Monday, March 31, 2008 2:56:49 PM

Air Arabia takes off for New Delhi
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) The Middle East's first budget airline Air Arabia launched its services to New Delhi Monday, its 11th destination in India.

Monday, March 31, 2008 12:12:44 PM

Rice promises to monitor Israeli steps
Jerusalem, March 31 (Xinhua) Visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice promised Sunday to monitor Israel's activities in the West Bank to verify if it was taking meaningful steps to improve the lives of Palestinians.

Monday, March 31, 2008 10:34:53 AM

The fight for Basra is about oil and power
Cairo, March 31 (DPA) US forces in Iraq are in danger of being drawn deeper into the power struggle between the country's Shia factions.

Monday, March 31, 2008 7:42:33 AM

Rice urged to pressure Israel to halt settlement activity
Amman, March 31 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice conferred Sunday with two Arab leaders, who urged Washington to lean on Israel to stop settlement activity in East Jerusalem as a prerequisite for successful talks with the Palestinians.

Monday, March 31, 2008 2:34:23 AM

Iraqi premier welcomes truce offer, offensive to go on
Baghdad, March 31 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki praised a move by radical Shia cleric, Moqtada al-Sadr, to withdraw his fighters from the streets of Basra and other provinces but the government said an offensive to restore security in some areas would continue.

Monday, March 31, 2008 2:25:28 AM

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