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Lebanese cheer as troops defeat militants
Dora (Lebanon), Sep 5 (DPA) Thousands of people cheered Lebanese troops returning from north Lebanon as they entered Beirut after the army said it had killed at least 222 extremists during a more than three-month stand-off against militants.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 9:58:13 AM

Death sentences for three Saddam aides upheld
Baghdad, Sep 4 (Xinhua) An Iraqi appeals court has upheld the death sentence given to Ali Hassan al-Majid better known as 'Chemical Ali' and another two aides of the executed ruler Saddam Hussein over charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 5:35:01 PM

Israeli troops injure 4 Palestinians, arrest Hamas member
Ramallah, Sep 4 (Xinhua) Israeli troops wounded four Palestinians and arrested a Hamas member Tuesday in a ground operation in the West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian witnesses and paramedics said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 3:41:07 PM

Three killed in Baghdad violence
Baghdad, Sep 4 (Xinhua) Two roadside bomb attacks and gunfire during a US forces' raid in eastern Baghdad Tuesday killed three people and wounded seven, a police source said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 2:09:34 PM

Schools in Israeli town strike over Gaza rocket fire
Tel Aviv, Sep 4 (DPA) Parents and teachers in Sderot Tuesday launched a strike in secondary schools to protest the almost daily barrage of rockets fired at the southern Israeli town from the Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 11:55:28 AM

Bush visits Iraq, says US troop cuts possible (Lead)
Baghdad, Sep 3 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush paid a surprise visit to Iraq Monday and said that US troop cuts is possible, the pan-Arab al-Jazeera TV reported.

Monday, September 03, 2007 11:41:52 PM

Wife of slain Islamist leader identifies body (Lead)
Tripoli (Lebanon), Sep 3 (DPA) The wife of an Islamist leader slain by the Lebanese Army Monday identified his body in a Lebanese government hospital in this northern port city.

Monday, September 03, 2007 8:13:40 PM

Iran not to give in to West over nuke issue: Khamenei
Tehran, Sep 3 (Xinhua) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed Monday his country would never succumb to any intimidation over the nuclear programme, and said Tehran would use 'wise' methods to defeat Western powers, state media reported.

Monday, September 03, 2007 7:48:59 PM

Bush in Iraq on unannounced visit
Baghdad, Sep 3 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush landed here Monday on a previously unannounced visit to the war-torn country, pan-Arab satellite TV al-Jazeera reported.

Monday, September 03, 2007 7:13:56 PM

Fatah al-Islam leader killed in gun battle: Report
Damascus, Sep 3 (RIA Novosti) The leader of militant Islamist group Fatah al-Islam has been killed in a Lebanese Army attack on a Palestinian refugee camp in north Lebanon, reports said.

Monday, September 03, 2007 5:47:11 PM

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