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Nawaz Sharif disregarded his pledge: Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Sep 11 (IANS) Deposed Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif had 'disregarded his pledge that he will stay away from Pakistan and politics', the Saudi government said on Monday.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 12:59:29 PM

At least 57 injured in attack on Israeli military base
Tel Aviv, Sep 11 (RIA Novosti) At least 57 Israeli soldiers were injured, some seriously, as a result of a rocket attack Tuesday on a military training base, an Israeli army spokesman said.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 12:05:47 PM

Sacked Hamas PM wants to hold talks with Abbas
Gaza, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Ismail Haneya, prime minister of the sacked Hamas unity government, intends to hold talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of the rival Fatah faction in Saudi Arabia, Haneya's office said.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 11:07:10 AM

30 Israeli soldiers injured as rocket hits barracks
Jerusalem, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Some 30 Israeli soldiers were wounded early Tuesday as a Qassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a training base of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), where the troops were sleeping, the Israeli military said.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 10:53:47 AM

India's ties with Israel don't worry Arab world: envoy
Jeddah, Sep 11 (IANS) India's growing defence ties with Israel have not caused concern in the Arab world, says a top diplomat, even as he restates New Delhi's commitment to the Middle East peace process and the creation of an independent Palestinian state.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 9:55:27 AM

Olmert, Abbas vow to work for success of Mideast meeting (Lead)
Jerusalem, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas vowed Monday 'to contribute to the success' of a planned international meeting on Middle East peace.

Monday, September 10, 2007 8:29:14 PM

US threatens Turkey over energy support to Iran
Tehran, Sep 10 (IANS) The US has threatened Turkey with sanctions for its energy cooperation with Iran, Mehr New Agency reported Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 8:15:04 PM

Olmert, Abbas issue joint statement, seek common ground
Jerusalme, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the Palestinian National Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a joint statement at the end of their meeting Monday, which says 'both leaders wish to contribute to the success of the upcoming international conference'.

Monday, September 10, 2007 6:57:24 PM

Iraqi PM says civil war prevented in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Monday his government had succeeded in preventing civil war in the war-torn country and that violence had dropped by 75 percent in Baghdad and other volatile provinces.

Monday, September 10, 2007 5:42:47 PM

European players start to mediate on prisoner exchange: Hamas
Gaza, Sep 10 (Xinhua) European sides have started to mediate between Hamas and Israel to achieve a prisoner exchange deal after Egypt stopped its efforts on the issue, an aide for Hamas leader Ismail Haneya said Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 5:41:51 PM

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