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Israeli army moves into Gaza, kills Hamas militant
Gaza, July 26 (Xinhua) A militant from the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) was killed and four were wounded during an Israeli army ground operation into southeastern Gaza Strip Thursday, medics and eyewitnesses said.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 5:18:12 PM

Blair meets UAE Army commander on Mideast peace
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who is currently touring the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the peace envoy of the Middle East Quartet, reviewed the peace process in the region with deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces here.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 4:13:29 PM

Israel allowed transfer of 1,000 rifles to Palestinian Authority
Tel Aviv, July 26 (DPA) Israel has authorised the transfer of 1,000 rifles from Jordan to the Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces in the West Bank, the Ha'aretz daily reported Thursday, quoting 'security sources' from both sides.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 3:38:58 PM

Libya, France sign nuclear, military pacts
Tunis, July 26 (Xinhua) France and Libya have signed a host of agreements including a pact on a civilian nuclear reactor and military partnership, reports from the Libyan capital said.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 3:14:24 PM

No Indian umpire for Twenty20 World Championship
Dubai, July 26 (IANS) No Indian figures in the list of umpires and referees announced Thursday for the first Twenty20 World Championship in South Africa in September.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 2:37:52 PM

Miss Arab World Contest opens in Egypt
Cairo, July 26 (Xinhua) The second Miss Arab World Contest has taken off in Egypt, with the participation of some 19 contestants.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:57:25 AM

Suicide bombers strike soccer fans in Iraq, killing at least 55
Baghdad, July 26 (Xinhua) Two suicide car bombings struck Iraqi soccer fans taking to the streets to celebrate Iraqi football team's victory in Baghdad, killing at least 55 people and injuring 135, police said.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 10:34:04 AM

Golf legend Gary Player to design Abu Dhabi course
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS) South African golf legend Gary Player will design the first of the two championship golf courses planned on an island off the shores of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, WAM news agency said.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 9:21:40 AM

Hamas warns Israel against targeting leaders
Gaza, July 25 (Xinhua) The military wing of Hamas warned Israel Wednesday against targeting any leader of the Islamic movement in Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 5:07:40 PM

Blair says meetings with Palestinian leaders encouraging
Ramallah, July 24 (Xinhua) Former British prime minister Tony Blair, the new envoy of the international Middle East quartet, said Tuesday his meeting with Palestinian leaders on his first visit to the West Bank as a peace envoy had been encouraging.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 9:34:43 PM

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