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Presidential race adds to Lebanese political tensions
Beirut, Aug 23 (DPA) The heated race between Lebanon's political factions to agree on a common candidate for the upcoming presidential election is raising tensions yet further in a country already stymied by a 10-month-old political impasse.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 8:16:31 AM

20 killed in Iraq suicide car bomb attack (Lead)
Tikrit (Iraq), Aug 22 (Xinhua) Twenty people were killed and 50 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack Wednesday in Beiji town of northern Iraqi province of Salahudin, the provincial police personnel said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 5:34:40 PM

Suicide car bomb kills 11 in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Aug 22 (Xinhua) A suicide car bomber struck a police station in the town of Beiji in Salahudin province north of Baghdad Wednesday, killing 11 people and wounding 45, including policemen, the police said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 4:15:22 PM

Copter crash kills 14 American soldiers in Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, Aug 22 (Xinhua) Fourteen US soldiers were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in northern Iraq, the US military said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:50:39 PM

14 American soldiers die in copter crash
Baghdad, Aug 22 (Xinhua) Fourteen US soldiers were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in northern Iraq, the US military said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 1:41:23 PM

UAE may give expats grace period to leave country
Dubai, Aug 22 (IANS) Immigration authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are considering a grace period of one week to one month for amnesty seekers to leave the country after the special amnesty scheme ends Sep 2.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:11:57 PM

Iran ready to share nuclear research data
Tehran, Aug 21 (RIA Novosti) Tehran is prepared to share data on its controversial nuclear programme with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 8:17:55 PM

Gunmen kill seven of a family in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 21 (Xinhua) Gunmen shot dead seven members of a family, including two women and two girl children, near a town south of the Iraqi capital Tuesday, local police said.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 6:24:29 PM

New trial opens for Saddam aides
Baghdad, Aug 21 (Xinhua) An Iraqi court Tuesday began a new trial for 15 aides of former president Saddam Hussain over charges of crimes against humanity during the Shia uprising after the 1991 Gulf War.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 5:07:50 PM

Iraqi stops suicide attack, saves four US soldiers, eight civilians
Baghdad, Aug 21 (DPA) An Iraqi civilian has saved four US soldiers and eight Iraqis by getting in the way of a suicide attacker, the US military command reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 3:27:33 PM

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