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Hamas predicts Abbas will fall in autumn like leaves
Palestine, Oct 30 (DPA) Members of the Islamic Hamas movement have threatened to depose Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the coming months, saying Abbas 'will fall in the autumn like leaves'.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:28:27 AM

Israel tightens closure on Gaza, threatens disengagement
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (DPA) Israel has threatened to sever its economic and infrastructural ties with the Gaza Strip if rocket attacks from the area continued, a day after it began curbing fuel supplies to the impoverished coastal salient.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:12:48 AM

At least 34 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 29 (DPA) At least 34 people - mostly policemen - were killed Monday and more than 36 wounded in insurgency related violence in Iraq, sources said.

Monday, October 29, 2007 6:38:35 PM

Olmert says he has signs of prostate cancer
Jerusalem, Oct 29 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday that doctors have discovered the 'first signs' of a cancerous growth in his prostate.

Monday, October 29, 2007 6:04:25 PM

Egypt to launch civilian nuclear programme
Cairo, Oct 29 (Xinhua) President Hosni Mubarak announced Monday Egypt will set up nuclear power plants to make up shortfall in generation, and thus augment the country's power security, local media reported.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:56:33 PM

Israel to sever Gaza ties if rocket strikes continue
Tel Aviv, Oct 29 (DPA) Israel threatened Monday to sever its economic and infrastructure ties with the Gaza Strip if rocket attacks from the area at its southern towns and villages continued.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:56:05 PM

A quarter of Arab population illiterate: Amr Moussa
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Some 71 million people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who make up a quarter of the Arab population the world over, are illiterate, Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has said.

Monday, October 29, 2007 4:20:32 PM

Bomb attacks claim 29 lives in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 29 (DPA) At least 29 people were killed and 32 injured Monday in two bombings in Iraq, including a suicide attack targeting a police headquarters in Baquba, north of Baghdad.

Monday, October 29, 2007 3:58:16 PM

Israel closes additional Gaza crossing
Jerusalem, Oct 29 (DPA) Israel closed its southern Suffa border crossing with the Gaza Strip Monday, leaving one crossing open for humanitarian aid and tightening its closure of the Strip, a military spokeswoman said.

Monday, October 29, 2007 2:42:42 PM

Marriage in war-torn Iraq turning into mirage
Baghdad, Oct 29 (Xinhua) Getting married in Iraq is turning into a dream for the would-be brides and grooms as they are facing two massive difficulties - a lean purse and sectarian confrontation.

Monday, October 29, 2007 10:44:21 AM

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