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150 eminent Saudis call for reforms in Arab world
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 22 (DPA) A group of 150 Saudi academics, intellectuals, professionals and citizens released a communique Thursday warning of sectarian divisions in their own country as well as other Arab nations and calling for comprehensive reforms.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 2:59:09 PM

Indian flees Bahrain after duping workers
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) From Bahrain to Kerala, the hunt is on for a man who is believed to have duped Indian workers in the Gulf nation.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 11:59:51 AM

Rare wooden statue of a scribe and wife found in Eqypt
Cairo, Feb 22 (RIA Novosti) A joint Egyptian-Australian archaeological team carrying out excavations near Egypt's ancient capital, Memphis, has found a rare wooden statue dating back more than 4,000 years.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 8:51:35 AM

Construction workers killed in Iraq suicide bombing
Baghdad, Feb 21 (DPA) At least 28 people died in violent incidents in Iraq Wednesday, among them 16 construction workers killed by a suicide car bomber in the holy city of Najaf, officials and sources said.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 12:08:33 AM

New Zealand move to third spot in ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) A 3-0 clean sweep of Australia helped New Zealand move ahead of Pakistan and into the third place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day international team rankings released here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 7:07:29 PM

Dhoni moves to second spot in ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni climbed to the second spot while Sachin Tendulkar slipped to 20th place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day international rankings released here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 6:41:32 PM

Ten killed, 168 wounded in Baghdad explosions (LEAD)
Baghdad, Feb 20 (DPA) At least ten people were killed and some 168 wounded in two different explosions Tuesday in Baghdad.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 11:19:48 PM

Petra on course for new seven wonders title
Amman, Feb 20 (DPA) Jordan's ancient city of Petra is on course to become one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 10:46:15 AM

Sunni woman accuses three Iraqi policemen of rape
Cairo, Feb 20 (DPA) An Iraqi Sunni Muslim woman has accused three Iraqi police officers of raping her, pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera reported.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 10:00:39 AM

Suicide car bomb hits house of Iraqi officer, killing five
Baghdad, Feb 19 (Xinhua) A suicide car bomber Monday rammed into a house in Duluiyah City, some 90 km north of Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others, local police source said.

Monday, February 19, 2007 11:43:19 PM

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