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Roadside blasts kill 19 in Iraq
Baghdad, March 7 (Xinhua) At least 19 people were killed and more than 30 injured when two roadside bombs went off in quick succession late Thursday in a busy market place in Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police source said.

Friday, March 07, 2008 1:33:34 AM

Hamas, Jihad delegation in Egypt for truce talks
Cairo, March 6 (Xinhua) A delegation from the Palestinian Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements arrived Thursday in Egypt for talks on the latest developments in the Gaza Strip, the Egyptian official MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 11:12:15 PM

US military kills nine Al Qaeda suspects in Iraq
Baghdad, March 6 (DPA) US and Iraqi forces killed nine suspected fighters from the Al Qaeda terrorist network in an operation in Talafar in northern Iraq, the US military and Iraqi officials said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 10:37:23 PM

Israeli forces cross Lebanese border (Lead)
Beirut, March 6 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Thursday crossed the Lebanese border in the south and advanced one km, but kept away from the UN demarcated 'Blue Line' Future TV reported.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:36:31 PM

Israeli forces cross border in south Lebanon
Beirut, March 6 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Thursday penetrated the border in south Lebanon towards the Ghajar area overseeing Wazani river, but stopped short of crossing the UN demarcated 'Blue Line', Future TV reported.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:25:38 PM

US may ask Egypt to mediate in Hamas-Israel talks
Ramallah (Palestine), March 6 (Xinhua) The US is likely to ask Egypt to mediate between Hamas and Israel to reach a ceasefire in the Palestinian territories, chief Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qurei said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 4:49:41 PM

Israel won't attack Gaza if rockets stopped: Olmert
Jerusalem, March 6 (DPA) Responding to Palestinian calls for a truce in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert reiterated that Israel would stop its attacks if rocket fire from the area at its southern towns and villages stopped.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 5:46:35 AM

Turkey bombs rebel positions in northern Iraq
Baghdad, March 5 (DPA) Turkish military helicopters Wednesday attacked positions of rebels from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq for the first time since Turkey ended a big offensive nearly a week ago, border guard sources said.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 10:26:41 PM

Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations: US
Jerusalem, March 5 (DPA) Israelis and Palestinians intend resuming peace negotiations, which Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suspended over the weekend, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said in Jerusalem Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 9:17:56 PM

Arab ministers' meet to discuss Lebanon, Gaza crisis
Cairo, March 5 (DPA) Eighteen Arab foreign ministers met Wednesday at the Arab League headquarters here to discuss the Lebanese political crisis and the latest attacks on the Gaza Strip, and to prepare the agenda for the Arab summit, scheduled to be held in Syria March 29.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 8:43:12 PM

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