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Russia, Iran may operate nuclear plant together
Bushehr (Iran), Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia and Iran could set up a joint venture (JV) to start operating the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran within the next three months, the chief of Russia's nuclear power equipment and service export agency has said.

Friday, February 15, 2008 1:04:26 PM

Israel issues global terror warning amid Hezbollah threat
Jerusalem, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The Israeli Counter Terrorism Bureau has issued a worldwide travel advisory, warning Israelis against possible abduction attempts abroad in the wake of the assassination of Hezbollah commander Imad Moughniyah.

Friday, February 15, 2008 12:26:07 PM

Hariri's allies pledge to install Lebanese president soon
Beirut, Feb 14 (DPA) The allies of former prime minister Rafik Hariri, who gathered here to commemorate his third death anniversary Thursday, intensified their position against the opposition led by Hezbollah, and vowed that Lebanon would soon have a consensus president.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 10:21:33 PM

Violence flares in Iraq, female al-Qaeda suspect held (Lead)
Baghdad, Feb 14 (DPA) A fresh outbreak of violence in Iraq Thursday left 22 people dead and 14 others injured, including an attack on a family in the native village of former president Saddam Hussein and a shootout involving US forces, while a suspected female member of Al Qaeda was captured.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:23:12 PM

India can't be blamed for Bahrain workers' strike: envoy
Dubai, Feb 14 (IANS) India cannot be blamed for the ongoing strike of around 1,800 overseas workers of a Bahraini construction company who are demanding better wages, India's Ambassador to Bahrain Balkrishna Shetty has said.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:57:48 PM

US-Iran security talks on Iraq postponed
Baghdad, Feb 14 (Xinhua) Iran has postponed the fourth round of its meeting with the US over security in Iraq but has not given any reason for the postponement, an Iraqi foreign ministry source said.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:48:47 PM

Gunmen kill nine of a family in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 14 (Xinhua) Nine members of a family were killed when unidentified gunmen stormed their house and opened fire in a village in Salahudin province north of Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police source said.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:34:08 PM

India to invest in $1-billion fertiliser plant in Oman
Dubai, Feb 14 (IANS) India is planning to invest in a new $1-billion fertiliser plant in Oman to produce urea.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:19:54 PM

Bahrain firm denies it will deport striking workers
Dubai, Feb 14 (IANS) A Bahraini construction company has dismissed as untrue allegations that it will start deporting around 1,800 overseas workers who have been on strike for nearly a week now demanding better wages.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 2:51:48 PM

Emaar Properties proposes 20 percent cash dividend
Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS) Real estate giant Emaar Properties, which is building the world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai, has proposed a cash dividend of 20 percent of the nominal value of shares to be ratified at its upcoming annual general meeting March 19.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 7:51:57 PM

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