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UAE airline to acquire six Airbus A320 aircraft
Dubai, Aug 17 (IANS) Etihad Airways will lease or buy six Airbus A320s over the next six months to add frequencies throughout the Middle East and feed traffic into its long-haul flights from Abu Dhabi.

Friday, August 17, 2007 2:06:36 PM

US finalizes deal on unprecedented military aid to Israel
Tel Aviv, Aug 16 (RIA Novosti) The United States Thursday signed an agreement with Israel under which it will provide its Mideast ally with a record $30 billion in military aid over the next ten years, a 25 percent rise on the current level.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 6:50:14 PM

Abbas outlaws Hamas militia
Ramallah, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has issued a decree outlawing the Hamas Executive Forces and ordering upto 7 years in jail for any one joining the militia of the rival group, a local news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 6:49:15 PM

Nine civilians killed, 87 gunmen held in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least nine Iraqis were killed and 17 wounded in a terrorist attack here while 87 suspected militants were detained in a mop up operation in Kirkuk city, 250 km northeast of the capital, media sources reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:01:04 PM

Most Indians working in the Gulf stay poor: report
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) Indians go to work in Gulf countries dreaming of huge salaries that will solve all their financial worries, but a majority of them stay poor, a survey has found.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:00:21 PM

Gulf no longer an el dorado for Indian workers? (Lead)
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) India's economic boom has made the Gulf less of an el dorado for its workers who used to earlier flock there for jobs, say company heads in the region.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 4:07:27 PM

Israel to provide 'economic horizon' for Palestinians
Jerusalem, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Israel will promote an economic plan to complement the agreement of principles with Palestine ahead of a US-proposed international peace conference later this year, local media reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 1:24:21 PM

UAE not to extend three-month amnesty
Sharjah, Aug 16 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government will not extend the three-month amnesty announced in June to allow foreign nationals present illegally in the country to get legal permits or leave the country without penalty, a senior official said.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 12:28:20 PM

Vietnamese psychic helps find soldiers' remains
Hanoi, Aug 16 (Xinhua) A mass grave of Vietnamese soldiers who are believed to have died in 1968 during the war against the US was recently found in central Vietnam with the help of a local psychic.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:25:33 AM

Tehran raps US intent to paint military as terrorists
Tehran, Aug 16 (DPA) Tehran has branded as illegal the alleged intention by the US government to formally apply the label of foreign terrorist organisation to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:20:58 AM

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