Gaza, Jan 31 (DPA) Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas exchanged abducted prisoners late Tuesday as a ceasefire between the rival movements continued to hold.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 10:43:06 AM
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) In his first interaction with the press after taking over as the new Consul General of India in Dubai, Venu Rajamony said the welfare of the Indian community in Dubai and the northern emirates shall be his top priority.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 3:11:25 PM
Gaza City, Jan 30 (DPA) Leaders of the rival Fatah and Islamic Hamas movements agreed under Egyptian mediation to a truce in the Gaza Strip that goes into effect at 3.00 a.m. Tuesday (0100 GMT), Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud al-Zahar announced.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:20:32 AM
Baghdad, Jan 29 (DPA) A law student and three teachers were abducted from Nahrein University in Baghdad, a statement issued by Iraq's higher education ministry said Monday.
Monday, January 29, 2007 6:23:09 PM
Tel Aviv, Jan 29 (DPA) The Palestinian rival movements Fatah and Hamas have agreed to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah's proposal to hold talks in Mecca to end fighting between the two main factions.
Monday, January 29, 2007 9:44:45 AM
Jerusalem, Jan 28 (DPA) In an historic decision, Israel's cabinet ratified the nomination of the country's first Arab-Muslim minister, voting to appoint Raleb Majadele minister without portfolio Sunday.
Sunday, January 28, 2007 6:07:43 PM
Beirut, Jan 28 (DPA) Israeli planes violated Lebanese airspace and dumped green balloons over the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanese security sources said.
Sunday, January 28, 2007 10:44:11 AM
Tehran, Jan 27 (DPA) Iran has condemned the order by US President George W. Bush allowing US military to capture or kill Iranian agents operating inside neighbouring Iraq, terming it a 'terrorist act,' Saturday.
Saturday, January 27, 2007 7:48:07 PM
Baghdad, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Five people were killed and 10 wounded in a suicide bomb attack while eight others were kidnapped in separate incidents of violence in Baghdad Saturday.
Saturday, January 27, 2007 5:15:13 PM
Gaza City, Jan 27 (DPA) Four more people were killed Saturday in armed clashes between rival Fatah and Hamas movement militants, raising the death toll since Thursday to 19, Palestinian police sources said.
Saturday, January 27, 2007 5:10:14 PM
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