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15 dead in Iraq, offensive launched at military academy
Baghdad, Sep 26 (DPA) A fresh wave of violence has struck two northern Iraqi provinces, killing at least 15, reports said Wednesday.`

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 4:00:44 PM

Bahraini employers demand cash for returning Indian passports
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Cases of Bahraini employers holding back passports and demanding money from many Indian workers are hampering the amnesty process launched last month, said Indian ambassador to Bahrain Balkrishna Shetty.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:19:43 PM

Iran says nuclear issue 'closed' as West threatens sanctions
New York, Sep 26 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared the dispute over his country's nuclear programme 'closed' even as Western nations threatened additional sanctions if Iran fails to stop its enrichment programme.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 9:13:12 AM

Six gunmen among 11 killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 25 (Xinhua) At least eleven people, including six gunmen, were killed in fresh violence Tuesday across war-torn Iraq, sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 4:51:52 PM

Iran releases last Iranian-American scholar on bail
Tehran, Sep 25 (DPA) The Iranian judiciary Tuesday confirmed the release of the last jailed Iranian-American scholar Ali Shakeri on a bail amounting to one billion rials (about $107,000), ISNA news agency reported.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 4:21:52 PM

New discovery in Tutankhamun tomb in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 25 (Xinhua) An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered some 20 intact clay pots sealed with cartouche of boy pharaoh Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Upper Egypt, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) said.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 12:40:44 PM

Suicide bomber kills 26, wounds 50 in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 25 (DPA) At least 26 Iraqis were killed and more than 50 others injured when a vest bomber blew himself up near a Ramadan iftar banquet inside a Shiite mosque in central Baquba city, sources said.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 10:30:05 AM

Islamic ideology essential to Iranian television
Tehran, Sep 25 (DPA) Television producers in Iran have a difficult task, and are under fierce pressure to compete with international broadcasters while placating the Islamic clergy.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 7:53:00 AM

Hamas urges Abbas not to meet Bush
Gaza, Sep 24 (Xinhua) The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Monday called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to cancel a meeting with US President George W. Bush in New York.

Monday, September 24, 2007 6:16:38 PM

Eight militants killed in Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, Sep 24 (DPA) Eight guerrillas were killed Monday by Iraqi and US forces in two separate operations in Hillah city suburbs, some 100 km south of the capital city, an Iraqi police source said.

Monday, September 24, 2007 5:06:41 PM

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