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Iran hikes minimum wage by 18.3 percent
Tehran, March 10 (Xinhua) Iran has raised its minimum wage by 18.3 percent for the next Iranian calendar year beginning March 21, the state television reported Saturday.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 5:52:19 PM

Hamas says EU position is more flexible
Gaza, March 10 (Xinhua) Minister of information in the Palestinian care taking government led by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said Saturday that the recent position of the European Union (EU) towards the Palestinians 'is more flexible.'

Saturday, March 10, 2007 5:51:11 PM

Defence ministers of Syria and Iran meet for talks in Damascus
Damascus, March 10 (DPA) The defence ministers of Syria and Iran, Hassan Turkmany and Mustafa Mohammad Najjar, Saturday met to discuss the latest developments in the region, Syria's official News Agency Sana said.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 5:12:05 PM

International conference starts in Baghdad; Iran, Syria attending
Baghdad, March 10 (DPA) An international high-level conference in Baghdad started Saturday with Syria, Iran and the US participating.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 5:10:20 PM

Iran insists on timely nuclear fuel supply by Russia
Tehran/Moscow, March 10 (RIA Novosti) The problem surrounding construction of Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant will stop if Russia fails to supply nuclear fuel to Iran in March.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 3:31:07 PM

Iraq neighbours' meet kicks off in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 10 (Xinhua) Iraq's neighbour conference aimed at halting sectarian violence in the war-torn country kicked off in Baghdad Saturday.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 3:21:38 PM

Islamic group threatens to kill German hostages
Baghdad, March 10 (Xinhua) A militant group threatened Saturday to kill a German woman and her son within 10 days if Germany did not withdraw its forces from Afghanistan.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 2:22:13 PM

Al Qaeda leader in Iraq detained
Baghdad, March 10 (DPA) Iraqi security forces have arrested Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, leader of the Al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq group in the Abu Ghraib area, media report said.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 10:48:45 AM

Saddam's judge flees Iraq
Cairo, March 10 (DPA) The Iraqi judge who sentenced Iraq's ousted president Saddam Hussein to death has fled Iraq seeking asylum in Britain.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 8:17:59 AM

Iran criticises IAEA over technical aid cut
Tehran, March 9 (DPA) Iran criticised the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Friday for partially or completely freezing 22 out of 55 technical cooperation projects with the Islamic state and accused the nuclear watchdog of following 'political motivations.'

Friday, March 09, 2007 6:09:52 PM

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