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US troops kill 14 in Baghdad neighbourhood
Baghdad, Sep 6 (Xinhua) US troops backed by aircrafts pounded a neighbourhood in western Baghdad Thursday, killing 14 people and wounding nine others, an Interior Ministry source said.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 12:46:59 PM

Saudi Arabia denies supporting Sharif's return to Pakistan
Riyadh, Sep 5 (DPA) A Saudi official denied Wednesday that Saudi authorities were encouraging exiled former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif to return to his home country.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 4:07:51 PM

Hamas downplays Blair Mideast peace mission, warns of war
Gaza, Sep 5 (Xinhua) The Islamic Hamas movement Wednesday downgraded Quartet on the Middle East envoy Tony Blair's tour of the Middle East and said it was part of a plan to wage a war in the region.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 3:22:28 PM

Blast kills at least 11 in Baghdad Shiite area
Baghdad, Sep 5 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and 21 wounded in a bomb blast Wednesday in a Shiite district of Baghdad, media reports said.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 2:03:16 PM

Israel to declare 'special situation' due to rocket attacks
Jerusalem, Sep 5 (Xinhua) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has decided to declare a 'special situation on the home front' in the Gaza vicinity area, a Defence Ministry spokeswoman said.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 11:08:00 AM

Malayalam daily to launch Bahrain edition
Dubai, Sep 5 (IANS) Well known Malayalam newspaper Chandrika will launch its Bahrain edition next week.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 11:03:04 AM

Lebanese cheer as troops defeat militants
Dora (Lebanon), Sep 5 (DPA) Thousands of people cheered Lebanese troops returning from north Lebanon as they entered Beirut after the army said it had killed at least 222 extremists during a more than three-month stand-off against militants.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 9:58:13 AM

Death sentences for three Saddam aides upheld
Baghdad, Sep 4 (Xinhua) An Iraqi appeals court has upheld the death sentence given to Ali Hassan al-Majid better known as 'Chemical Ali' and another two aides of the executed ruler Saddam Hussein over charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 5:35:01 PM

Israeli troops injure 4 Palestinians, arrest Hamas member
Ramallah, Sep 4 (Xinhua) Israeli troops wounded four Palestinians and arrested a Hamas member Tuesday in a ground operation in the West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian witnesses and paramedics said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 3:41:07 PM

Three killed in Baghdad violence
Baghdad, Sep 4 (Xinhua) Two roadside bomb attacks and gunfire during a US forces' raid in eastern Baghdad Tuesday killed three people and wounded seven, a police source said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 2:09:34 PM

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