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Al Qaeda has 6,000 suicide bombers in Iraq: Documents
Baghdad, May 6 (DPA) Iraqi security forces have found documents purported to belong to the Al Qaeda terrorist network in Iraq's Diyala province, which include names of 6,000 alleged suicide bombers in the country, an official newspaper said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 5:39:15 PM

Dubai public libraries use radio frequency identification
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) Public libraries in the Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have deployed RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system for managing information, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 9:48:00 AM

Israel plans to celebrate 60th birthday in big way
Tel Aviv, May 6 (DPA) Israel turns 60 this month, and despite its troubled history and the uncertainty in the Middle East - or perhaps because of it - the country plans to celebrate its birthday in a big way.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 8:31:39 AM

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

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