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Lebanon military says Fatah-al Islam group defeated
Beirut, June 22 (RIA Novosti) The Lebanese defence minister has confirmed that the resistance of Islamic militants at a Palestinian refugee camp in north Lebanon had been crushed.

Friday, June 22, 2007 4:13:32 PM

PLO calls for general elections
Ramallah, June 22 (DPA) The Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has called for general elections in the Palestinian territories 'as soon as possible'.

Friday, June 22, 2007 12:00:20 PM

Jerusalem Gay Pride parade begins amid protests
Jerusalem, June 21 (DPA) Thousands of members of Israel's gay community flocked to Jerusalem Thursday afternoon as the city's controversial Gay Pride parade got underway, amid a heightened police presence ahead of expected demonstrations by ultra-orthodox Jews opposed to the event taking place in the holy city.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:16:43 PM

Abbas, Olmert to meet in Egypt
Jerusalem, June 21 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian National Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will meet at a four-way summit in Egypt next week, Israel's Army Radio reported Thursday.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:57:21 PM

Suicide attack kills 13 in Iraq
Baghdad, June 21 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber Thursday killed at least 13 people and wounded over 30 in Iraq's Sulaiman Pek town, north of this capital.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 2:19:07 PM

Additional flights to tackle rush of Indian expatriates
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) Air-India and Indian are planning to run additional flights for Indian expatriates opting to come back to the country under the three-month amnesty scheme announced by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 1:47:04 PM

Hundreds demonstrate in Israel against Jerusalem Gay parade
Jerusalem, June 21 (DPA) Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Israelis demonstrated in Jerusalem, burning garbage containers and throwing stones at police to protest the annual Gay Parade planned in the city Thursday, Israel Radio reported.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:04:53 AM

Abbas accuses Hamas of assassination plot
Ramallah, June 21 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas' exiled leader Khaled Meshaal, based in Damascus, of plotting to assassinate him.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 9:24:48 AM

Panesar highest rated England spinner in 30 years: ICC
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) A series tally of 23 wickets against the West Indies helped England's Monty Panesar become the highest rated England spinner since Derek Underwood in 1977, it was announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 8:51:50 PM

'Basic foods in Gaza to run out within days'
Ramallah, June 20 (DPA) Basic food products, notably flour, rice and sugar, are due to run out in the Gaza Strip in little more than a week unless international aid organizations are allowed to continue bringing in fresh supplies, senior Palestinian officials warned Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 5:29:21 PM

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