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Bush to attend World Economic Forum meeting in Egypt
Cairo, May 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will be among 12 heads of states and governments to attend the opening session of the World Economic Forum to be hosted by Egypt May 18, a statement by the organisers said Monday.

Monday, May 05, 2008 8:30:47 PM

Talks with US on Iraq security 'useless': Iran
Tehran, May 5 (IANS) Iran said Monday its next round of talks with the US on Iraq security would 'make no sense' in the backdrop of intense US military offensive in the war-ravaged country, IRNA reported.

Monday, May 05, 2008 8:09:13 PM

UAE begins production at offshore gas field
Umm Al Qaiwain (UAE) May 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started producing gas from the offshore field located 20 km off Umm Al Qaiwain (UAQ) emirate, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, May 05, 2008 5:11:11 PM

UAE key driver of Middle East construction boom: research
Dubai, May 5 (IANS) With projects worth $931 billion currently under way, the UAE is a key driver, along with Saudi Arabia, of the $2.8-trillion Middle East construction boom, according to new research.

Monday, May 05, 2008 5:09:54 PM

Abu Dhabi to have world's largest chemicals complex
The UAE capital Abu Dhabi is set to have the world's largest chemical industrial complex by the year 2013.

Monday, May 05, 2008 5:08:45 PM

UAE to get seventh international airport (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, May 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to have its seventh international airport with the emirate of Ajman planning a new facility spread over 60 million square feet.

Monday, May 05, 2008 5:08:15 PM

Seven inmates die in Saudi Arabia prison fire
Riyadh, May 5 (DPA) At least seven inmates died and many others were injured in a prison fire in eastern Saudi Arabia, a senior security official said Monday.

Monday, May 05, 2008 4:02:02 PM

Iran says it won't bow to western threats
Tehran, May 5 (IANS) Iran has said it would not give in to the West's economic sanctions and would chart its own path to development, IRNA reported Monday.

Monday, May 05, 2008 4:00:56 PM

US air strike kills five in Iraq
Baghdad, May 5 (Xinhua) At least five suspected militants were killed and eight wounded in a pre-dawn US air strike in Baghdad's southern neighbourhood Monday, the police said.

Monday, May 05, 2008 2:39:30 PM

Syrian-Israeli contacts worry Iran, Hezbollah
Istanbul, May 5 (DPA) 'Will there be another war this summer?' is a question frequently heard in Arab capitals these days.

Monday, May 05, 2008 9:27:50 AM

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