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Abbas calls for Palestinian state during Bush term
Ramallah, Jan 10 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday called for the creation of a Palestinian state by the end of US President George W. Bush's term in office.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 5:12:31 PM

Iran presents own video of Persian Gulf incident
Tehran, Jan 10 (DPA) Iran presented Thursday its own video of the encounter between an Iranian speedboat belonging to the Revolutionary Guards and US vessels in the Persian Gulf.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 4:52:16 PM

About 151,000 Iraqis killed by war since 2003: WHO
New York, Jan 10 (DPA) The World Health Organisation said a large-scale household survey showed an estimated 151,000 Iraqis were violently killed since the US-led invasion of their country in March 2003 to the middle of 2006.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:33:39 AM

Arab League envoy sees chance of settlement in Lebanon
Beirut, Jan 10 (DPA) Arab League chief Amr Mussa said a solution to Lebanon's ongoing presidential crisis could be reached 'in a couple of days' and described his initial talks in the country as 'encouraging'.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:29:49 AM

Abu Dhabi will start golf's Middle East swing
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) The Asian swing of the European Tour will kick start with the $2 million Abu Dhabi Golf Championship next week.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:27:51 AM

Newly married Jeev ready to ring in new season
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh is ready to take on the golfing world after his marriage to childhood friend Kudrat last week in Chandigarh. Fresh after a five-week break, Jeev begins his 2008 season in the Middle East, where he will play three weeks in a row.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 9:18:08 AM

'Hopeful' Bush to push Israeli-Palestinian peace (Roundup)
Jerusalem, Jan 9 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Wednesday said he was 'optimistic' as he opened a three-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories aimed at advancing difficult, ambitious efforts to reach a peace deal by the end of his term.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 11:36:44 PM

Umpire Bucknor's removal averted political crisis: ICC
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ray Mali said Wednesday that removing umpire Steve Bucknor from the third India-Australia Test was a 'practical solution' that averted a political, diplomatic row between the countries.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:05:55 PM

New opportunity for peace in Mideast: Bush (Lead)
Tel Aviv, Jan 9 (DPA) US President George W. Bush arrived in Israel Wednesday at the start of a three-day visit and said that he saw a 'new opportunity' for peace in the in the Middle East.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:17:03 PM

Bush urged to help stop Israel's settlement expansion
Gaza, Jan 9 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement in Gaza Strip Wednesday called on US President George W. Bush to help in stopping expansion of Israeli settlement in the West Bank and lifting siege on the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:14:40 PM

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