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Indians losing interest in Gulf jobs, rue employers
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) Once the ultimate job destination for many middle class Indians, Gulf countries now face a severe crunch of skilled workers from the country thanks to India's steady economic progress and rise in incomes, say company heads in the region.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:20:15 AM

Indians in UAE celebrate I-Day with gaiety
Dubai, Aug 16(IANS) Indian expatriates in the UAE celebrated India's 60th Independence Day by unfurling the tricolour, organising cultural events and distributing sweets.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:08:55 AM

American Jewish group takes Indian Muslims to Israel
Tel Aviv/New York/New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A delegation of Indian Muslim leaders are touring Israel in an unprecedented visit that is part of the American Jewish Committee's (AJC) efforts to showcase the country as a tolerant society and to improve Muslim-Jewish relations.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 10:58:49 AM

Palestinian PM denies reports of Fatah-Hamas contacts
Cairo, Aug 15 (RIA Novosti) Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has denied reports of contacts between the pro-presidential Fatah and rival Islamic movement Hamas to resolve their rivalry.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 6:33:39 PM

500 killed in Iraq suicide bombings (Lead)
Mosul (Iraq), Aug 15 (Xinhua) At least 500 people were killed and 375 injured in a series of bombings and mortar shelling that ripped through a village in Sinjar town of this northern Iraqi city, hospital sources said.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 3:47:45 PM

Bombings, mortar attacks kill 175 in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 15 (DPA) A series of bombings and mortar shelling ripping through an area near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul has left over 175 Iraqis killed and 200 wounded, according to an Iraqi Army spokesman.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 9:06:15 AM

At least 10 killed as truck bomb explodes on bridge
Baghdad, Aug 14 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and six injured when a truck bomb exploded on a strategic bridge north of Baghdad Tuesday, an Interior ministry source said.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 6:13:08 PM

Twenty20 World Championship awaits a host of stars
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) The countdown to the inaugural Twenty20 World Championship has begun in earnest with some of the world's top players gearing up for September's showpiece event.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:50:17 PM

Zaheer moves up to tenth in Test players' rankings
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) Zaheer Khan's brilliant performance in India's 1-0 series win over England propelled the fast bowler two places up to the 10th spot in the latest players' rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:49:39 PM

Hamas, Islamic Jihad leaders meet secretly in Damascus
Gaza, Aug 14 (Xinhua) Palestinian Hamas and the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movements have held a secret meeting in the Syrian capital Damascus, a Gaza-based Islamic Jihad leader announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:28:44 PM

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