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Dubai to host meet on coastal and port engineering
Dubai, Dec 23 (IANS) Dubai will host an international conference on coastal and port engineering to be attended by some 1,000 marine engineers and scientists.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 2:10:57 PM

Ferry accident in Nile kills 13 in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 23 (Xinhua) At least 13 people have been killed and three others missing in a ferry accident in southern Egypt, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 12:39:27 PM

Hamas rules out ceasefire with Israel in Gaza Strip
Tel Aviv, Dec 23 (DPA) Radical Islamic group Hamas has rejected speculation about an unconditional ceasefire with Israel, saying such an agreement would not be possible as long as Israel's Army continued to attack Palestinians.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 9:17:46 AM

Ferry accident in Egypt kills 11
Cairo, Dec 22 (Xinhua) At least 11 people were killed when a minibus fell into the Nile while it was driving aboard a ferryboat in southern Egypt Saturday, security sources said.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:49:27 PM

Saudi Arabia foils Al Qaeda terror plot
Riyadh, Dec 22 (DPA) Saudi Arabia's security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda linked group that had planned to carry out terrorist attacks during the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca, news reports here said Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 4:12:14 PM

Australia's Rudd says Iraq troops exit is near
Sydney, Dec 22 (DPA) Australia will withdraw its 550 combat troops by June, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said during a surprise visit to Iraq.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:51:42 AM

Iran's reformists hope to break Ahmadinejad's dominance
Tabriz (Iran), Dec 22 (DPA) Iranian reformists are quite aware of the fact that pushing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad out of power would not be an easy task as the president is not only backed by several highly influential ultraconservative clergy bodies but also by the powerful paramilitary Revolutionary Guards.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:48:18 AM

Tendulkar moves to seventh spot in ODI rankings
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is the lone Indian batsman to feature in the top-10 list as he moved up to the seventh spot in the one-day rankings, released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 6:52:06 PM

Chinese tourism to UAE set to increase
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) tourism industry is set to witness a large number of arrivals from China as the communist country's outbound tourism increases in tandem with rapid economic growth, WAM news agency reported.

Friday, December 21, 2007 5:26:48 PM

Australia stay at the top ODI rankings
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) A 2-0 series victory in the just-concluded Chappell-Hadlee series, further consolidated Australia's stranglehold as the top ODI Team. They are now clear six points ahead of second-placed South Africa in the latest LG IC Championship table released Friday. New Zealand remain at number three but dropped a point after their loss to the Australians.

Friday, December 21, 2007 5:22:48 PM

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