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Stricter law for Haj operators in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has drafted a new law defining the role of Haj tour operators and providing stricter penalties for violators.

Monday, November 19, 2007 5:16:20 PM

20 Hamas members detained in West Bank
Ramallah, Nov 19 (Xinhua) The Israeli Army and the Palestinian security forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday arrested at least 20 Hamas members in separate operations in the West Bank, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.

Monday, November 19, 2007 4:16:13 PM

Suicide bomber kills 3 US soldiers, Iraqi children
Baghdad, Nov 19 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up in a group of US soldiers handing out toys to Iraqi children in Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, killing at least three children and three troops, US and Iraqi sources said Monday.

Monday, November 19, 2007 3:56:04 PM

Iran calls for reforms in UN Security Council
Tehran, Nov 19 (DPA) Iran called Monday for reforms in the UN Security Council as a necessary step toward securing justice and global peace.

Monday, November 19, 2007 2:00:15 PM

28 killed in Saudi gas plant blaze
Riyadh, Nov 18 (DPA) At least 28 people working for Saudi Aramco gas plant in eastern Saudi Arabia were killed in a blaze caused by a leak in a gas pipeline, the company said in a statement Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 8:08:18 PM

Geo TV hints at options outside of Dubai (Lead)
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's private television network Geo TV, whose news channel Geo News was taken off air Friday midnight on orders from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities, might consider moving out of its Dubai office if a resolution to the problem is not reached soon.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:14:19 PM

US commander rules out military strike against Iran
Cairo, Nov 18 (DPA) The chief of the US Central Command Admiral William Fallon Sunday ruled out a possible strike against Iran and said Washington was mulling non-military options, instead.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 7:02:08 PM

Israel calls on Arabs to join Annapolis talks unconditionally
Jerusalem, Nov 18 (DPA) Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni called on Arab countries Sunday to join 'without conditions' the upcoming international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Annapolis in the US.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 6:12:37 PM

Car bomb kills three in Iraq
Mosul(Iraq), Nov 18 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off near a police patrol in central Mosul Sunday, killing three people and wounding 12 others, a local police source said.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:05:36 PM

'Pakistani channels blacked out in tune with foreign policy'
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stated that the country's neutral foreign policy and its 'positive and constructive role' in international affairs were the reasons for taking off the air the two Dubai-based Pakistani news channels, Geo News and ARY TV.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 3:41:50 PM

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