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Al Qaeda leader in Baquba arrested
Baghdad, May 23 (DPA) Joint Iraqi-US forces have arrested an Al Qaeda leader in the Iraqi city of Baquba, 60 km north-east of Baghdad, reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 2:27:20 PM

'Iran's military prepared to defend country'
Tehran, May 23 (Xinhua) The chief commander of the Iranian army's Ground Force, Brigadier General Mohammad Hossein Dadras, has said Iran's armed forces are prepared to defend the country's territorial integrity against foreign invasions.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 12:34:07 PM

Israeli airstrikes, rocket attacks continue on Sderot
Tel Aviv, May 23 (DPA) More rocket attacks by radical Palestinian groups were reported late Tuesday on the southern Israeli town of Sderot, as were more Israeli retaliatory airstrikes.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 9:30:48 AM

Guns boom after 40-minute ceasefire in Lebanon (LEAD)
Beirut, May 22 (DPA) A ceasefire called by Fatah al-Islam, a group suspected of links to the Al Qaeda terror network and battling the Lebanese army in northern Lebanon for three days, lasted only 40 minutes Tuesday, sources said.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:37:21 PM

IAEA inspectors arrive in Iran
Tehran, May 22 (Xinhua) Two inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Iran Tuesday to visit the country's nuclear sites.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 4:13:06 PM

NRI claims compensation from Air India Express (LEAD)
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) banker in Abu Dhabi has sued Air India Express for compensation claiming the airlines cancelled his confirmed Mangalore-Abu Dhabi ticket without intimation.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 1:47:40 PM

Israel launches air strikes on Gaza amid rocket fire
Tel Aviv, May 22 (DPA) - Israeli aircraft fired rockets at two buildings in the central Gaza Strip Tuesday, pushing ahead with an aerial campaign against Palestinian militant factions after a week of intense rocket fire from the Strip.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:29:23 PM

Lebanese army ready for ceasefire with militants
Beirut, May 22 (DPA) The Lebanese army is ready to impose a ceasefire if Fatah al-Islam militants with links to Al-Qaeda halt attacks against its troops in northern Lebanon, a Lebanese security source has said.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:11:35 AM

NRI files compensation claim against Indian carrier
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) banker in Abu Dhabi has sued Indian carrier Air India Express for compensation claiming the airlines cancelled his confirmed Mangalore-Abu Dhabi ticket without intimation causing him harassment.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:05:32 AM

Israel threatens Mashaal, Gaza airstrikes kill five (SECOND LEAD, Changing dateline)
Gaza City, May 21 (DPA) Israel Monday threatened to assassinate top Hamas political leaders, including Khaled Mashal, as it pressed on with air strikes in Gaza in response to a week of intense rocket fire from the Gaza Strip at its southern territory.

Monday, May 21, 2007 9:32:13 PM

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