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Three soldiers killed in Iraq (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 20 (DPA) Two British soldiers were killed and three wounded when an explosive device went off Thursday near their patrol in Amara, the British Ministry of Defence said Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2007 7:16:14 PM

130 soldiers poisoned in northern Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), April 20 (Xinhua) Up to 130 Iraqi soldiers were taken ill after they ate poisoned food at a military base in northern Iraq Friday, provincial police said.

Friday, April 20, 2007 6:31:58 PM

Virginia Tech victim Professor brought to rest in Israel
Jerusalem, April 20 (Xinhua) Professor Liviu Librescu, an Israeli citizen shot dead while trying to protect students in a classroom in this week's Virginia Tech shooting in the United States, was buried Friday morning at a cemetery in the Israeli city of Ra'anana.

Friday, April 20, 2007 5:30:45 PM

Israel to ask US for world's most advanced jets
Jerusalem, April 20 (Xinhua) Israel is interested in receiving the most advanced fighter jets in the world from the US, in order to maintain its militant deterrent in Middle East, Israeli daily the Jerusalem Post reported Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2007 4:22:31 PM

Rocket attack kills US soldier in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 20 (Xinhua) An American soldier was killed and two others wounded on Thursday when a rocket hit a US military base in the town of Mahmoudiyah, some 30 km south of the Iraqi capital, said a US military statement Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2007 3:48:26 PM

16 killed, 26 wounded in Baghdad (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, April 19 (DPA) At least 16 Iraqis were killed and over 26 wounded Thursday in two separate attacks in Baghdad, a day after a series of deadly bombings left some 195 persons killed around Iraq.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:20:45 PM

US will preserve Israel's military deterrent: Gates
Jerusalem, April 19 (Xinhua) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that US remains committed to preserving Israel's military edge over its neighbours, Israeli daily Ha'aretz's website reported.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:14:37 PM

Hamas denies expanding ceasefire with Israel
Gaza, April 19 (Xinhua) The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Thursday denied reports that it had agreed with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on an inclusive truce with Israel.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:05:56 PM

Gunmen kill two sons of Iraqi minister
Tikrit (Iraq), April 19 (Xinhua) Gunmen killed eight people, including two sons of deputy Iraqi interior ministry, in several attacks in Salahudin province, a provincial police source said Thursday.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 6:29:16 PM

12 killed, 22 injured in Baghdad (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 19 (Xinhua) At least nine people were killed and 21 others wounded when a suicide car bomb attack rocked Baghdad's district of Jadriyah Thursday, an Interior Ministry source said.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 5:33:51 PM

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