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Rising Gulf demand may curtail oil exports in summer (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Increasing energy demand across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, along with a gas supply crunch, may lead to a fall in oil exports from the region this summer, according to a new report.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:46:03 PM

UAE looks to Asia, Middle East for partnership: Minister
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), April 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it is seeking to strengthen partnership with Asian and Middle East countries, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:44:59 PM

Iran to observe Nuclear Technology Day April 8
Tehran, April 6 (RIA Novosti) Iran will hold its second Nuclear Technology Day April 8 during which the government would tout the country's achievements in the nuclear sector.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:44:18 PM

Libya, UAE sign $500 mn deal
Tripoli, April 6 (IANS) Libya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement for a $500 million joint venture for development projects in the African country, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:43:31 PM

UAE launches international humanitarian award
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an international humanitarian award to acknowledge the outstanding philanthropic work of individuals and organisations that contribute to easing the plight of the underprivileged around the world.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:43:07 PM

Fighting in Shia stronghold in Iraq, students abducted (Lead)
Baghdad, April 6 (DPA) Gunmen kidnapped 42 students in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul while clashes between a joint US-Iraqi force and Shia militiamen continued in Baghdad's Sadr City, according to police and eyewitnesses.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:22:18 PM

Israel begins largest home-front emergency drill
Tel Aviv, April 6 (DPA) Israel began its largest home-front emergency drill Sunday, meant to simulate responses to war and other emergency situations, such as a large-scale terrorist attack.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 4:03:48 PM

Yemen closes opposition paper for harming national unity
Sanaa, April 6 (DPA) The Yemeni government closed one of the country's top opposition newspapers Saturday, citing violations against 'national unity'.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 3:01:20 AM

Hezbollah to follow closely Israeli drill along Lebanese border
Beirut, April 6 (DPA) The Shia movement of Lebanon is to 'follow closely' Israel army manoeuvres planned for Sunday, the group's commander in south Lebanon, Nabil Kaouk, was quoted as saying Saturday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 12:45:21 AM

Christian priest among nine killed in Iraqi violence (Lead)
Baghdad, April 5 (DPA) A priest, three civilians and five policemen were killed and 18 wounded in separate incidents in Iraq, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 11:07:28 PM

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