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Iran allows UN inspectors to install cameras in nuclear plant
Tehran, Feb 2 (DPA) Iran Friday allowed International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to install monitoring cameras in the nuclear plant at Natanz in central Iran, the state news agency IRNA reported.

Friday, February 02, 2007 11:13:09 PM

Indian community's contribution to Bahrain praised
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) Bahrainis hold Indians, the oldest expat community in the country, in high esteem and value their contribution, says Bahrain's Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro. The minister was speaking after jointly opening the Homes of India property exhibition with Indian Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty in Manama.

Friday, February 02, 2007 12:46:59 PM

Husain tops Dubai Christie's sale with $441,600
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) India's high profile M.F. Husain's Untitled Woman and Horses sold for a record $441,600 as buyers blazed a bidding trail at Christie's second sale of International Modern & Contemporary Art.

Friday, February 02, 2007 12:36:02 PM

Fatah storms Hamas bastion in Gaza
Gaza, Feb 2 (DPA) Fatah fighters loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas early Friday stormed a Gaza university that is considered a Hamas stronghold, media reports said.

Friday, February 02, 2007 9:19:38 AM

Series win not enough to improve India's rankings
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) Inspite of a 3-1 series win over the West Indies in the four match one-day series India could not improve their rankings and are still lying sixth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day international team rankings.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 9:52:32 PM

Israeli legislators call for president's removal from office
Tel Aviv, Feb 1 (DPA) Around 40 Israeli members of Knesset (parliament) called for the removal from office of President Moshe Katsav, who is being investigated on several charges including rape, local media reported Wednesday.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 9:50:12 AM

Veil off - one woman's 'life-changing' decision
Cairo, Feb 1 (DPA) Egyptian ex-fashion model Naira El-Sheikh wore 'hijab', the Islamic headscarf, for more than five years. Her friends considered her 'an icon' for choosing 'piety' over anything else.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 8:00:09 AM

Fatah, Hamas exchange prisoners
Gaza, Jan 31 (DPA) Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas exchanged abducted prisoners late Tuesday as a ceasefire between the rival movements continued to hold.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 10:43:06 AM

Welfare of Indian workers will be top priority: Consul General
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) In his first interaction with the press after taking over as the new Consul General of India in Dubai, Venu Rajamony said the welfare of the Indian community in Dubai and the northern emirates shall be his top priority.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 3:11:25 PM

Fatah, Hamas agree to end inter-Palestinian fighting
Gaza City, Jan 30 (DPA) Leaders of the rival Fatah and Islamic Hamas movements agreed under Egyptian mediation to a truce in the Gaza Strip that goes into effect at 3.00 a.m. Tuesday (0100 GMT), Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud al-Zahar announced.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:20:32 AM

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