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Hamas, Fatah fail to agree on dialogue agenda
Sanaa, March 23 (DPA) Talks between the Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah broke down Saturday after negotiators from the two rival factions failed to reach an agreement on a Yemeni plan to reconcile them.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 3:00:46 AM

Controversy over France taking in 500 Iraqi Christians
Paris, March 22 (DPA) A French government announcement that it will grant asylum to 500 Iraqi Christians stirred controversy Saturday, with opponents warning it amounted to discrimination against Muslims.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 9:29:53 PM

Sarkozy's remarks on missile threat baseless: Tehran
Tehran, March 22 (DPA) Iran Saturday said remarks by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Iranian missiles being a threat to France and Europe were 'baseless'.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:41:04 PM

At least 14 killed in fresh Iraq violence (Lead)
Baghdad, March 22 (DPA) At least 14 people were reported killed Saturday, including civilians, Iraqi police officers and US soldiers, in separate incidents across Iraq, US military and media reports said.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:04:53 PM

Roadside bomb attack kills four in Iraq
Baghdad, March 22 (Xinhua) Two US soldiers and two Iraqi civilians were killed in a roadside bomb attack northwest of Baghdad Saturday, the US military said.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 7:10:38 PM

Asset bubbles likely to develop in the Gulf
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Negative real interest rates across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are fuelling inflation and creating conditions for asset bubbles to develop, according to a new study.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:29:45 PM

Only deep recession will end high oil prices
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Only a deep global recession leading to a slowdown in the Asian markets can end high oil prices, according to a new report.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:28:47 PM

$43 bn worth of new airports, expansions in Gulf (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Gulf countries account for $43 billion of the $68 billion worth of new airport projects and expansions currently under way in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:28:05 PM

US troops mistakenly kill six anti-Qaeda fighters in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), March 22 (Xinhua) An American helicopter mistakenly opened fire on an Awakening Councils' group patrol in Salahudin province, killing six fighters of the group, a provincial police source said Saturday.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 3:45:23 PM

Russia to deliver armoured vehicles to Palestine
Jerusalem, March 22 (Xinhua) Israel has approved Russia's plan to deliver 25 armoured vehicles to Palestinian security forces in the West Bank, Israeli Defence Ministry spokesman Ronen Moshe said.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 1:18:44 PM

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