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Clashes between militants, security forces kill 50 in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 19 (DPA) Armed clashes between militants and security forces during the festivities leading up to the Shia community's Ashura celebrations caused numerous deaths in two southern Iraqi cities.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 9:54:44 AM

US troops kill nine Al Qaeda members in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 18 (DPA) The US military in Iraq killed nine suspected members of the Al Qaeda terrorist network, while 24 people were detained, US statements and reports said Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2008 6:22:59 PM

Jeev, Kapur fail to get going in Abu Dhabi golf
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS) Early season jitters haunted the Indians at the Abu Dhabi Golf championships, as Jeev Milkha Singh (71) and Shiv Kapur (77) failed to get going Friday in the second round and looked set to exit early in the first of the three-event Middle East swing of the European Tour.

Friday, January 18, 2008 3:48:26 PM

Third Russian uranium shipment to Iran despite Israeli warnings
Tehran, Jan 18 (DPA) The third Russian fuel shipment arrived Friday at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran despite warnings by Israel.

Friday, January 18, 2008 3:45:07 PM

Listless start for Indian trio at Abu Dhabi Golf
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS) The rust showed as the Indian trio looked somewhat listless in the opening round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championships Thursday evening.

Friday, January 18, 2008 10:46:57 AM

Dubai marathon set to be richest race in history
Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) Nine months after Dubai launched the world's richest athletics event, the 2008 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon finally takes to the streets of the emirate on Friday with the biggest line-up in Middle East running history.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:29:30 PM

Millennium Equity gets into India's telecom tower business
Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Millennium Private Equity (MPE) has struck a deal with the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) to invest into an Indian telecom tower business, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:56:34 PM

Iranian nuclear chief heads to China ahead of UN talks
Tehran, Jan 17 (DPA) Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili departed Tehran Thursday for Beijing to meet Chinese officials ahead of next week's scheduled meeting of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:07:20 PM

Iran's trade grows despite US sanctions
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) A US congressional watchdog agency raised questions Wednesday about the effectiveness of two decades of US economic sanctions against Iran and urged a thorough review of the source of Iran's booming foreign trade.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:05:14 PM

Gaza air strikes kill five, rocket barrage on Israel
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 17 (DPA) Responding to a barrage of rocket and mortar fire, Israeli air strikes have killed five Palestinians in Gaza, including a boy, his father and uncle who died when a missile missed its target and hit their civilian car.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:02:10 AM

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