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Israeli premier faces new corruption charges
Tel Aviv, Feb 6 (DPA) Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert, under investigation for his role in a bank sale, faced new allegations of corruption after media reports claimed he helped a political supporter receive a government grant.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 9:16:08 AM

20 killed in Baghdad car bombings
Baghdad, Feb 5 (Xinhua) Twenty people were killed in two car bombs in the Iraqi capital Monday.

Monday, February 05, 2007 6:29:41 PM

Jordan slams Israel 'attempts' to make mosque changes
Amman, Feb 5 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II denounced what he called Israeli attempts 'to change the Islamic stamp' of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, the third holiest shrine in Islam, according to an official statement.

Monday, February 05, 2007 9:04:09 AM

Israeli cabinet approves Ashkenazi as new army chief
Jerusalem, Feb 4 (DPA) Israel's cabinet voted unanimously Sunday to confirm Gabi Ashkenazi as the incoming Israel Defence Force (IDF) chief of staff, replacing Lieutenant-General Dan Halutz, who resigned last month.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 8:15:59 PM

14 killed in Baghdad violence, 24 detained (LEAD)
Baghdad, Feb 4 (DPA) At least 14 Iraqis including six policemen were killed and 18 wounded in a new series of attacks in and around Baghdad Sunday following Saturday's devastating truck bombing that left at least 137 dead, authorities said.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 6:26:16 PM

Four Iraqi policemen killed
Baghdad, Feb 4 (Xinhua) Four Iraqi policemen were killed and nine people wounded in two roadside bomb attacks Sunday, a day after one of the deadliest single bombing that killed some 130 people.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 2:16:53 PM

Baghdad bombing toll rises to 137, US urges crackdown
Baghdad, Feb 4 (DPA) The death toll in a truck bombing at Baghdad's busy Sadriyah market rose to 137 and over 300 people have been wounded even as the US urged Iraq to get tough on insurgents.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 10:36:09 AM

Toll rises to 92 in Baghdad bombing (LEAD)
Baghdad, Feb 3 (Xinhua) The death toll rose to 92 and up to 200 people were wounded after a truck bomb went off at the Sadriyah busy market in central Baghdad Saturday, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.

Saturday, February 03, 2007 10:40:21 PM

Palestine slams Quartet decision on keeping embargo
Gaza, Feb 3 (Xinhua) Hamas-led Palestinian government Saturday condemned the decision of the Middle East Quartet of the US, European Union, United Nations and Russia to continue financial embargo against it.

Saturday, February 03, 2007 6:24:01 PM

Clashes in Gaza despite Fatah-Hamas truce
Gaza, Feb 3 (Xinhua) Heavy clashes resumed in Gaza Saturday despite a ceasefire agreement a day earlier between leaders of Palestinian mainstream movements of Fatah and the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).

Saturday, February 03, 2007 4:39:30 PM

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