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Young women in Lebanon take up demining jobs
Tyre (Lebanon), Feb 26 (DPA) Demining is being taken up in Lebanon by women, seven of whom are clearing some of the estimated one million cluster bombs scattered across the south as a result of the 2006 Israeli offensive.

Monday, February 26, 2007 7:45:29 AM

Dozens killed in Iraq explosion
Baghdad, Feb 24 (Xinhua) A truck exploded in western Iraq Saturday evening, killing at least dozens of people and wounding over 60, CNN TV channel reported.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 11:17:21 PM

Four US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 23 (Xinhua) Four US soldiers were killed and three others wounded in two incidents in Iraq, the US military said on Friday.

Friday, February 23, 2007 8:07:08 PM

Iran says no intention to make bomb
Tehran, Feb 23 (IANS) Iran, facing prospects of tougher international sanctions for having failed to stop its nuclear programme, Friday said it was not seeking to build nuclear bombs.

Friday, February 23, 2007 7:18:26 PM

Russia proposes association of gas producing countries
Algiers, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia has reiterated the possibility of creating an association of natural gas producing countries, perhaps along the lines of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), with Algeria and Russia acting as pillars.

Friday, February 23, 2007 4:17:11 PM

Chances low for Middle East war in 2007: Israeli report
Tel Aviv, Feb 23 (DPA) Chances of another war in the Middle East in 2007 are relatively low, but so are the odds of a revival of the peace process, according to Israel's annual intelligence report.

Friday, February 23, 2007 4:07:29 PM

Indian consulate comes to rescue of Indian woman
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian consulate here has rescued an Indian woman who was trapped in a human trafficking and prostitution racket.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 3:23:54 PM

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

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