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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

Seven Hamas members' bodies found in Gaza
Gaza, June 16 (Xinhua) Seven bodies of Hamas members were found in the basement of a pro-Fatah security office in Gaza city, Hamas' military wing said Saturday.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 5:34:02 PM

Fatah grants amnesty to Hamas activists
Ramallah, June 16 (Xinhua) Al-Aqsa Brigades, the military wing of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement, Saturday granted amnesty to dozens of Hamas activists in the West Bank.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:21:26 PM

Tighter rules on carrying liquids at Dubai airport
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (Xinhua) Security rules on carrying liquids, aerosols and gels in hand baggage have been tightened at the Dubai International Airport and will be in place from Sunday.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 1:53:50 PM

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