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Twin suicide blasts in Iraq kill 23 (LEAD)
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) At least 23 people were killed and 72 injured Monday in separate suicide attacks in central and northern Iraq apparently targeting police officers and recruits, security and medical sources said.

Monday, June 25, 2007 4:00:32 PM

Ariel Sharon's son given seven months in jail
Tel Aviv, June 25 (DPA) A Tel Aviv magistrate's court sentenced Monday the son of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon to seven months in jail for election fraud, reducing his original sentence by two months, Israeli media reported.

Monday, June 25, 2007 3:59:30 PM

Fifteen Iraqis killed in suicide bombing
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and 30 injured Monday when a suicide attacker detonated an explosives-laden tanker close to the police headquarters in Iraq's Bayji city, 200 km north of here.

Monday, June 25, 2007 2:22:21 PM

Indians, Pakistanis big buyers in new upscale Dubai addresses
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) Indians and Pakistanis are turning out to be big buyers in a series of new upscale neighbourhoods being developed by Emaar Properties in this swanky commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.

Monday, June 25, 2007 10:12:02 AM

Jordan's king meets Abbas ahead of Egypt summit
Amman, June 24 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II conferred Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the agenda of the upcoming four-party conference at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt, and urged participants to come up with a definite plan for re-launching the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 7:45:18 PM

Hamas considers Egypt summit a bid to isolate it
Gaza, June 24 (Xinhua) A senior Hamas leader Sunday termed the four-way summit to be held at Sharm al-Sheikh Monday as a bid to kill the Islamic movement which took control of the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 6:56:06 PM

Israel agrees to transfer frozen tax funds to Palestinians
Jerusalem, June 24 (DPA) Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release tax funds collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority as a means of strengthening the new emergency Palestinian government set up in the wake of the collapse of the Hamas-led national unity cabinet.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:51:00 PM

'Chemical Ali' defiant as he receives death sentence (LEAD)
Baghdad/Cairo, June 24 (DPA) Iraq's special tribunal Sunday found five defendants guilty in the late-1980s campaign against the Kurds, sentencing three to death and two to life prison terms. A sixth man was acquitted for lack of evidence.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:31:46 PM

Clashes in northern Lebanon kill eleven people
Abu Samra (Lebanon), June 24 (DPA) Eleven people were killed in the clashes between the Lebanese army and members of the Muslim militant group Fatah al-Islam in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanese security sources said Sunday.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 5:03:37 PM

Height the main issue over C'wealth Games 2010 village (LEAD)
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Height is the main issue that remains to be resolved between Emaar Emaar MGF, the lone bidder for the Commonwealth Games 2010 village in New Delhi, and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:50:12 PM

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