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Iran-US contacts in Egypt 'not even worth mentioning': Tehran
Tehran, May 6 (DPA) Contacts between Iran and the US on the sidelines of the Iraq conference in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt were 'not even worth mentioning,' said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 10:03:18 AM

Presidential polls heat up Lebanon's summer
Beirut, May 6 (DPA) Discussion on a presidential election posted for September to replace pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud is getting increasingly heated in Lebanon.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 8:39:15 AM

10 killed in Baghdad suicide attack (LEAD)
Baghdad, May 5 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber Sunday blew himself up at a police recruitment centre near a town west of Baghdad, killing at least nine police recruits and wounding 13, police said.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 8:46:58 PM

Hamas rejects US benchmark proposal
Ramallah/Gaza City, May 5 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday presented to the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) the latest US proposal setting deadlines for confidence-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians but was rejected by Hamas

Saturday, May 05, 2007 8:36:33 PM

UAE aware of threats facing the region: Khalifa
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said the country is aware of the threats facing the region but has been able to counter it by constructive engagement and a judicious foreign policy, WAM news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 6:53:42 PM

One policeman killed in Baghdad car bomb attack
Baghdad, May 5 (Xinhua) At least one policeman was killed and more than five wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a police station in western Baghdad Saturday, an interior ministry source said.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 4:08:23 PM

US, Iran talk on Iraq
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), May 5 (Xinhua) Iran and the US held expert level talks on the sidelines of an international meeting on Iraqi security here despite Tehran's harsh words against Washington.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 11:45:16 AM

Israeli troops kill three Palestinian militants
Ramallah, May 5 (Xinhua) Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinian militants near the West Bank city of Jenin, Palestinian security sources said.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 10:59:48 AM

15 killed in latest Iraq violence (LEAD)
Baghdad, May 4 (DPA) At least 15 people died in latest Iraq violence including eight people, one a five-month-old baby, killed by two bombs targeting a police officer and the chairman of the city council in the northern city of Kirkuk, local media reports said Friday.

Friday, May 04, 2007 9:25:31 PM

Too early to withdraw foreign troops from Iraq: Russia
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), May 4 (RIA Novosti) It is too early to withdraw foreign troops from Iraq, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said at an international conference on Iraq here Friday.

Friday, May 04, 2007 6:40:06 PM

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