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Unity government only way out of crisis: Hezbollah
Beirut, June 28 (Xinhua) Hezbollah has said the formation of a national unity government was the only way out of the current crisis in Lebanon.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 9:51:00 AM

Iraqi journalist shot dead in Baghdad
Baghdad, June 27 (DPA) Iraqi journalist Hamed Sarhan was killed by gunmen in southern Baghdad, Iraq's press syndicate president Shehab al-Tamimi said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:36:36 PM

Hamas dismisses presidential decree banning armed militia (LEAD)
Ramallah/Gaza June 27(DPA/Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has banned all armed militias operating in the Palestinian territory, a decree which Hamas that controls Gaza Strip dismissed Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:30:53 PM

Female pharaoh Hatshepsut's mummy identified via DNA
Cairo, June 27 (DPA) The mummy of Hatshepsut, the most famous queen who ruled ancient Egypt, has finally been verified via DNA and scanning tests, Egypt's Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:53:53 PM

Russia says weapons sales to Syria under strict control
Jerusalem, June 27 (Xinhua) Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has told his Israeli counterpart Tzipi Livni that Russia's weaponry sales to Syria were subject to strict internal control and complied with Russia's international commitments, local popular daily Ha'aretz reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:37:07 PM

10 killed in Israeli, Hamas fighting
Gaza City, June 27 (DPA) At least 10 Palestinians were killed and 45 injured during heavy fighting with Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip Wednesday, hospital officials said.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:23:05 PM

Indian schools in Qatar hike fees
Dubai, June 27 (IANS) Expatriate Indian families in Qatar, already trying to cope with rising living costs, will now have to contend with higher school fees too.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:09:21 PM

Israeli army mounts strikes on Gaza, five killed
Gaza, June 27 (Xinhua) The number of Palestinians killed in Israeli military strikes on the Gaza Strip early Wednesday rose to five, with six others wounded, eyewitnesses and hospital officials reported.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 2:40:27 PM

Over 8,700 Indian expatriates apply for emergency papers in Dubai
Dubai, June 27 (IANS) Taking advantage of a new amnesty scheme launched by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government for illegal foreign workers, 8,793 expatriate Indians have filed applications for emergency certificates at the Indian mission here.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 1:56:04 PM

Coming up in Dubai: the world's 'tallest' building
Dubai, June 27 (IANS) The pattern of the virtually extinct desert flower Hymenocallis is the inspiration behind what is going to become the world's tallest building in this desert boomtown in the next one month or so.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 11:15:35 AM

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