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Israel labels Gaza 'hostile territory', imposes new sanctions
Jerusalem, Sep 20 (DPA) Reacting to a surge in Palestinian rocket attacks from the enclave, Israel has declared the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip 'hostile territory' and announced new economic sanctions, including cutting down on electricity and fuel supplies.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 11:02:18 AM

Rice, Israeli minister discuss Gaza
Jerusalem, Sep 19 (Xinhua) Visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to discuss Israel's decision to define the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip as a 'hostile entity'.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 9:07:00 PM

Bomb Blast in east Beirut, four killed
Beirut, Sep 19 (Xinhua) A bomb blast occurred Wednesday afternoon in Christian suburb east of Beirut, Lebanese TV reported.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 9:06:25 PM

Iran threatens to bomb Israel if attacked
Tehran, Sep 19 (Xinhua) A top Iranian military commander warned Wednesday his country would bomb Israel back if attacked by the Jewish state, Fars news agency reported.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 8:03:35 PM

Rice lands in Israel to advance Mideast conference agenda
Tel Aviv, Sep 19 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Israel Wednesday on a two-day visit to prepare for a US-sponsored Middle East peace conference this autumn, a spokeswoman for the US embassy in Tel Aviv said.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:52:05 PM

Hamas: any deal between Abbas and Israel non-binding
Gaza, Sep 19 (Xinhua) The Islamic Hamas movement Wednesday stated that it considered as 'non-binding' any agreement between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Israeli government.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 4:48:11 PM

Suicide attack foiled, 14 guerrillas killed in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), Sep 19 (Xinhua) Iraqi security forces thwarted a suicide car bomb attack which targeted an army base in the northern city of Mosul, some 400 km north of Baghdad, Wednesday killing 14 gunmen, an army source said.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 4:45:13 PM

Iran, EU to hold nuclear talks in October
Tehran, Sep 18 (IANS) Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Larijani and the EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana have agreed to hold talks in early October.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:41:38 AM

Four US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 19 (Xinhua) Four US soldiers were killed and at least three others injured in an explosion and a vehicle accident in Iraq, the US military said.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:09:41 AM

Bahrain track working to draw crowds for V8 race
Sakhir (Bahrain), Sep 19 (DPA) The Bahrain International Circuit has launched an aggressive marketing campaign ahead of the November Australian V8 Supercars race that it is hosting for the second time by targeting Australian and European markets and cutting ticket prices by a third.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 10:55:47 AM

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