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Iran presents first space research satellite
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad Monday inaugurated the country's first space research satellite being designed and developed by its scientists, official IRNA news agency reported.

Monday, February 04, 2008 3:12:31 PM

UAE firm to set up refinery, petrochemical complex in Russia
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (Xinhua) Quality Energy (QE) Petro Holding International, an energy firm of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will set up an oil refinery and petrochemical complex worth $4.5 billion in Russia's Chelyabinsk Oblast, Khaleej Times reported Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 3:09:29 PM

Abu Dhabi plans $28 bn investment in infrastructure
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (Xinhua) Abu Dhabi, the largest constituent of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will invest some $28 billion to develop its airports, sea port infrastructure and oil and gas output, the Khaleej Times reported Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 1:40:26 PM

At least 14 die in clashes between Yemen army, rebels
Sana'a (Yemen), Feb 3 (DPA) At least 14 people, including seven soldiers, were killed and scores injured in fresh clashes between army forces and Shia rebels in the northern Yemeni province of Saada in the past two days, local sources said Sunday.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:56:39 PM

Woods happy at winning both events he played in 2008
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) World's number one golfer Tiger Woods said Sunday, he was happy at winning both the tournaments he has played so far this year.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:06:50 PM

Iran summons French envoy over nuclear row
Teheran, Feb 3 (DPA) Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the French ambassador to Tehran Sunday in protest France's 'unrealistic policies' over Tehran's nuclear programme, state television's Web site reported.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 8:48:11 PM

Kapur slips to 25th, Jeev 19th as Woods wins Dubai Classic
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Shiv Kapur wilted under the last day pressure with his worst card of the week with a three-over 75, while Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa played steady to finish at tied 19th and 33rd at the end of the Dubai Desert Classic here Sunday.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 7:58:40 PM

UAE faces 2 weeks of net, phone disruption
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Residences and offices in the United Arab Emirates face up to two weeks of Internet and international call disruption following damage to two undersea cables in the Mediterranean Sea late last week.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 7:19:17 PM

Shiv Kapur tips Randhawa as favourite for Indian Masters
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Shiv Kapur, currently contending for the Dubai Desert Classic tournament here has tipped Jyoti Randhawa as the favourite for the EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters at the Delhi Golf Club from Feb 7-10.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 5:29:07 PM

UAE's Zayed foundation to start projects in India, Philippines
Abu Dhabi, Feb 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Zayed Foundation for Charitable and Humanitarian Works (ZFCHW) is starting two educational projects in India and the Philippines with a total cost of about $4 million, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 5:13:11 PM

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