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Suicide tanker bomb kills 11 in Iraq
Tikrit, Sep 14 (Xinhua) A suicide fuel tanker bomb struck a police checkpoint in the town of Beiji in Salahudin province, 200 km north of Baghdad, Friday killing 11 persons, nine of them policemen, and wounding eight, a source in the provincial police headquarters here said.

Friday, September 14, 2007 6:00:12 PM

Chelsea unveil Etihad Airways as platinum sponsor
Abu Dhabi, Sep 14 (IANS) Etihad Airways, the national airline of Abu Dhabi, has signed a three-year deal as a platinum sponsor and official international airline partner of English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club.

Friday, September 14, 2007 5:28:21 PM

Arab League shuns Bush's Mideast meet until goals clear
Cairo, Sep 14 (RIA Novosti) None of the 22 Arab League countries will participate in the US-proposed Mideast peace conference in November until its goals have been clarified, the head of the Arab League has said.

Friday, September 14, 2007 1:42:31 PM

Bahrain launches rights booklet for expatriate workers
Dubai, Sep 14 (IANS) To make foreign workers aware of their rights and obligations after they land in Bahrain for work, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has come out with a new guide.

Friday, September 14, 2007 12:16:46 PM

Anti-Al Qaeda Sunni tribal leader killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep1 4 (DPA) Ten days after meeting US President George W. Bush, tribal leader and head of the Anbar Salvation Council Abdul-Sattar Abu Risha was killed 50 metres from his home in Ramadi in Iraq's Anbar province, media reports said.

Friday, September 14, 2007 10:05:59 AM

Hamas' Haneya says ready to meet Abbas anywhere
Gaza, Sep 13 (Xinhua) Deposed Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haneya of Hamas said Thursday he was ready to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah anywhere to hold dialogues and end the ongoing internal political crisis.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 8:29:39 PM

Car bomb kills four in Baghdad
Baghdad, Sep 13 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off at a heavily-populated district in north-eastern Baghdad Thursday, killing four people and wounding 10 others, a well-informed police source said.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 5:40:04 PM

Palestine group plans month-long rocket attacks against Israel
Gaza, Sep 13 (Xinhua) The Popular Resistance Committees (PRC), a militant group, Thursday announced rocket attacks against Israel lasting until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which began today.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 5:38:59 PM

Iraqi-US forces arrest mastermind in Tuz bombings
Baghdad, Sep 13 (DPA) Joint Iraq-US forces have arrested the mastermind in July's market bombings in the predominantly Turkman district of Tuz during a military operation in the Sulaiman Bik area, independent Voices of Iraq news agency (VOI) reported Thursday.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 4:59:20 PM

Iran set to continue controversial uranium enrichment programme
Tehran, Sep 13 (RIA Novosti) Iran has rejected UN calls to impose a moratorium on uranium enrichment and demanded new solutions to its controversial nuclear programme, the country's top nuclear negotiator said.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:48:37 AM

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