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Australia's Rudd says Iraq troops exit is near
Sydney, Dec 22 (DPA) Australia will withdraw its 550 combat troops by June, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said during a surprise visit to Iraq.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:51:42 AM

Iran's reformists hope to break Ahmadinejad's dominance
Tabriz (Iran), Dec 22 (DPA) Iranian reformists are quite aware of the fact that pushing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad out of power would not be an easy task as the president is not only backed by several highly influential ultraconservative clergy bodies but also by the powerful paramilitary Revolutionary Guards.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:48:18 AM

Tendulkar moves to seventh spot in ODI rankings
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is the lone Indian batsman to feature in the top-10 list as he moved up to the seventh spot in the one-day rankings, released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 6:52:06 PM

Chinese tourism to UAE set to increase
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) tourism industry is set to witness a large number of arrivals from China as the communist country's outbound tourism increases in tandem with rapid economic growth, WAM news agency reported.

Friday, December 21, 2007 5:26:48 PM

Australia stay at the top ODI rankings
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) A 2-0 series victory in the just-concluded Chappell-Hadlee series, further consolidated Australia's stranglehold as the top ODI Team. They are now clear six points ahead of second-placed South Africa in the latest LG IC Championship table released Friday. New Zealand remain at number three but dropped a point after their loss to the Australians.

Friday, December 21, 2007 5:22:48 PM

UAE economy to maintain healthy growth: Report
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) economy is poised to maintain healthy growth in 2008 as government spending will remain robust amid high global oil prices, according to a study, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 4:52:44 PM

No new Jewish homes in East Jerusalem, Israel assures US
Tel Aviv, Dec 21 (DPA) Israel has sent a message to US ambassador Richard Jones in Tel Aviv, reassuring him that it will not build a new Jewish neighbourhood in a northern area of occupied East Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 3:24:57 PM

Israel open to 'serious' truce offer by Hamas
Tel Aviv, Dec 21 (DPA) Israel is willing to negotiate a meaningful truce with the radical Islamic Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, a senior Israeli minister said Friday.

Friday, December 21, 2007 3:21:07 PM

Israeli army kills seven militants in Gaza
Gaza, Dec 21 (Xinhua) Several Israeli army tanks and armoured vehicles were pulled out from central Gaza Strip after killing seven Palestinian militants and wounding nine, including two cameramen, witnesses said.

Friday, December 21, 2007 12:32:18 PM

Iran's reformists hope to break Ahmadinejad's dominance
Tabriz (Iran), Dec 21 (DPA) Iranian reformists are quite aware of the fact that pushing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad out of power would not be an easy task as the president is not only backed by several highly influential ultraconservative clergy bodies but also by the powerful paramilitary Revolutionary Guards.

Friday, December 21, 2007 10:26:24 AM

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