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Al Qaeda threatens to kill abducted soldiers, policemen in Iraq
Cairo, June 12 (DPA) Al Qaeda terrorists in Iraq have threatened to kill 14 soldiers and police officers they had abducted earlier, al-Arabiya news channel reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 4:42:44 PM

Egyptian mediators urge new truce amid clashes in Gaza (LEAD)
Gaza City, June 12 (DPA) Egyptian mediators urged rival Palestinian factions to discuss a new truce Tuesday, after at least 16 people were killed and dozens wounded overnight and the previous day in the worst Hamas-Fatah clashes in Gaza since such fighting peaked in mid-May.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 1:12:14 PM

Iraqi Sunni speaker ousted
Baghdad, June 12 (Xinhua) Iraq's legislators have voted to remove the outspoken Sunni speaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 10:50:23 AM

Indian mission in UAE gets 600 amnesty applications
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) The Indian mission here received some 600 applications from Indians for regularisation of their work permits on the first day of the opening of collection centres across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 10:22:09 AM

Top Fatah leader among 11 dead in new clashes
Gaza City, June 12 (DPA) A senior Fatah leader was among 11 people killed in heavy fighting between Hamas and Fatah gunmen in the Gaza Strip as yet another truce between the two sides was broken.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 9:19:06 AM

Fatah, Hamas agree on new truce
Gaza, June 11 (Xinhua) Palestinian rival factions Fatah and Hamas reached a new Egyptian-mediated truce Monday here in a bid to end infighting, Palestinian officials said.

Monday, June 11, 2007 4:26:33 PM

US arming Sunni groups in Iraq: report
Baghdad/New York, June 11 (DPA) US military leaders are supplying Sunni groups in Iraq with weapons and other armoury to fight Al Qaeda terrorists, The New York Times reported Monday.

Monday, June 11, 2007 4:25:52 PM

Israel launches spy satellite into orbit
Tel Aviv, June 11 (DPA) Israel successfully launched a new spy satellite, Ofek 7, overnight to Monday into orbit, Israeli media reported.

Monday, June 11, 2007 12:38:58 PM

Abbas, Olmert likely to attend international Quartet meeting
Cairo, June 11 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert are likely to take part in an international meeting over the stalled Middle East peace process in Egypt late June.

Monday, June 11, 2007 11:13:42 AM

Two killed in latest Palestine infighting
Gaza, June 11 (Xinhua) Two Palestinians were killed and seven wounded in the latest infighting between rival Fatah and Hamas militants in Gaza City.

Monday, June 11, 2007 10:41:12 AM

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