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Indian mission alarmed by increasing worksite accidents in Bahrain
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) To cash in on the construction boom in Bahrain by completing projects quickly, contractors are compromising the safety of foreign workers at worksites, the Indian ambassador has said.

Monday, October 22, 2007 11:31:40 AM

'US, Iraq agree to drop execution of Saddam's defence minister'
Baghdad, Oct 21 (DPA) The US and Iraq have agreed to drop the death sentence against Saddam Hussein's last defence minister, Sultan Hashim, the Dubai-based al-Arabya television channel cited unnamed sources as saying.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 8:33:18 PM

49 killed in US raids in Baghdad (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 21 (Xinhua) At least 49 people were killed in separate raids Sunday in the Shia dominated district of Sadr City in eastern Baghdad, the US military said.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 7:51:47 PM

Iran to send two negotiators for talks with EU
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran is sending two negotiators for nuclear talks with the European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana Tuesday, foreign office spokesman said Sunday.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 5:31:19 PM

Fatah rebels planned to kill Israeli premier: radio
Jerusalem, Oct 21 (DPA) A Palestinian militant cell planned an attack on the life of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert during his Aug 6 visit to the West Bank city of Jericho for talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel Radio reported Sunday.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 4:17:42 PM

US strike at Shia bastion kills 13
Baghdad, Oct 21 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed and over 52 injured in a US air strike in Baghdad's eastern neighbourhood of Sadr City early Sunday, an interior ministry source said.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 3:01:17 PM

We will reduce our enemies to ashes: Iranian general
Tehran, Oct 21 (RIA Novosti) Iran has the capability to fire 11,000 rockets at enemy bases within one minute if the country is attacked, a commander of the Revolutionary Guards Corps said.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 12:44:12 PM

Iran's atomic policy loses momentum as Larijani quits
Tehran, Oct 21 (DPA) Since his election in Aug 2005, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has failed to keep most of his promises, especially in the economic field.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 9:36:18 AM

Iran's new nuclear official and Solana meeting next week
Beirut, Oct 21 (DPA) European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will hold talks with Iran's new nuclear negotiator Saeid Jalili next week in Rome, Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema confirmed.

Sunday, October 21, 2007 9:23:41 AM

Three killed in Iraq, Sadrist newspaper attacked
Baghdad, Oct 20 (DPA) At least three civilians were killed and nine, including three women, were wounded when an explosive charge went off south of Baghdad Saturdays, media reports said.

Saturday, October 20, 2007 9:45:46 PM

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