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Eid celebrated across United Arab Emirates
Dubai, Dec 20 (IANS) The festival of Eid Al Adha was celebrated with fervour across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 20, 2007 2:25:10 PM

Dubai's luxury hotel group plans 10 hotels in China
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (Xinhua) The Dubai-based luxury hotel group Jumeirah is planning to have at least 10 hotels in China in the next three years, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 4:44:50 PM

My body is torn, like my country: an Iraqi prostitute
Damascus, Dec 19 (DPA) The road up to Sednaya in the Damascus countryside is well lit at night. However, they are not the lights of the municipality, streetlights or illuminated civic buildings.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:50:21 AM

US opposes action destabilising northern Iraq: Rice (Lead)
Baghdad, Dec 18 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, on an unannounced visit to Iraq, said Tuesday that Washington was opposed to any action that would destabilise northern Iraq, in reference to a Turkish military offensive launched in the area to seek out Kurdish rebels.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:50:08 PM

14 killed in Iraq, Al Qaeda tunnels found
Baghdad, Dec 18 (DPA) A fresh spate of violence Tuesday left at least 14 dead and 19 injured in Iraq, where US troops uncovered what they said was a network of underground tunnels used by Al Qaeda insurgents to store weapons and launch attacks.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:05:12 PM

Media watchdog slams Iran for Internet cafe crackdown
Vienna, Dec 18 (DPA) An international media watchdog Tuesday condemned Iran's closure of internet cafes in Tehran and the continued detention of two cyber-dissidents.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:16:10 PM

Turkish troops move into northern Iraq (Second Lead)
Baghdad, Dec 18 (DPA) Turkish troops operating against Kurdish rebels have moved into Iraqi territory at the triangle where the borders between Turkey, Iraq and Iran meet, a Kurdish official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:15:09 PM

Over two million Muslims prepare for haj climax
Riyadh, Dec 18 (DPA) Over two million Muslims will begin Tuesday the ascension to the holy mount of Arafat, marking the peak of the annual haj pilgrimage.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:22:07 PM

Rice pays unannounced visit to Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 18 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Tuesday for a visit that had not been previously announced for security reasons, media reports said.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:21:14 PM

UAE company discovers new gas well in Egypt
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (Xinhua) Dana Gas of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the largest private-sector natural gas company in the Middle East, has discovered a gas well in its drilling concessions in Egypt, local newspaper Khaleej Times reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 4:47:35 PM

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