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Two Israelis killed as militants infiltrate border point
Tel Aviv, April 9 (DPA) Palestinian militants infiltrated a crossing point on the Israel-Gaza Strip border Wednesday afternoon and fired mortars, killing two Israelis, authorities said.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 8:33:38 PM

Iran to build second enrichment plant by March 2009
Tehran, April 9 (RIA Novosti) Iran will build another uranium processing plant by next March, a deputy head of the country's nuclear energy organization said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 8:02:38 PM

UAE telecom operator's global user base touches 63 mn
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) The UAE's leading telecom services provider Etisalat has said the number of subscribers in its global network has touched 63 million.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:34:41 PM

UAE firm acquires 88 percent of Singapore retail chain
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) UAE-based Al Futtaim group has acquired 88 percent stake in Robinson, a Singapore-based retail chain.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:34:10 PM

Shapoorji Pallonji re-enters UAE with $599 mn projects (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) Leading Indian construction company Shapoorji Pallonji International FZE has re-entered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market, with eight projects worth 2.2 billion dirhams ($599 million) set for delivery over the next two years.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:33:36 PM

Seven killed in mortar attack in Iraq
Baghdad, April 9 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and more than 20 wounded in a mortar attack on the Shia-dominated neighbourhood of Sadr City in eastern Baghdad Wednesday, a witness and a security sources said.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:20:56 PM

India to be preferred location for global KPO industry: KPMG
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) India will continue to be the preferred location for the global knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) industry which is projected to be worth anywhere between $10 billion and $17 billion by the year 2010, a consultancy firm's new report has said.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 5:20:30 PM

Indian mission in Bahrain settles dispute between workers, sponsors
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian mission in Bahrain has resolved a dispute involving Indian workers who had filed a complaint of physical abuse against their local sponsors.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 2:41:26 PM

Intel to train two million teachers in Arab countries
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) The US based microprocessor giant Intel and United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation plan to train two million teachers in the Arab world by 2011, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 11:11:14 AM

Libya releases 90 Islamists with ties to Al Qaeda
Tripoli (Libya), April 9 (DPA) Libya has released 90 suspected radical Islamists with ties to the terrorist network Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden, with the intention of convincing them to support a modern Libyan state.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 9:07:53 AM

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