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At least 17 dead, 25 wounded in fresh violence in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 2 (DPA) A fresh wave of violence hit the Iraqi capital, the northern city of Baquba and surrounding areas Tuesday morning, leaving a total of 17 dead and 25 wounded.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 6:03:26 PM

Iraq to take control of Basra in 2 months (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 2 (Xinhua) Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Tuesday his country would take over the security responsibility of the southern province of Basra in two months from the British forces.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:49:36 PM

Proposed law to limit foreigners' residency in the Gulf
Cairo, Oct 2 (DPA) Foreign workers may be only allowed to live in Gulf countries for a maximum of six years, according to a new proposed law backed by Bahrain's Labour Minister Majeed al-Alawi.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:28:02 PM

British PM arrives in Baghdad for security handover
Baghdad, Oct 2 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived in Baghdad Tuesday to discuss the handover of security in Basra to the Iraqi government, Iraqi state-run television reported.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 2:18:04 PM

26 militants killed, 35 arrested in Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 1 (DPA) Twenty-six militants were killed and 35 arrested in large-scale offensives in Diyala and Salahaddin provinces, sources said Monday

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:03:36 PM

Yemen's island 'disappears' after volcano erupts
Sana'a (Yemen), Oct 1 (DPA) A small island off the Red Sea coast of Yemen 'has disappeared' after a volcanic eruption Sunday night, an Arab TV channel said Monday.

Monday, October 01, 2007 6:35:32 PM

US-Iraqi forces kill 18, arrests 28 Al Qaeda suspects
Baghdad, Oct 1 (DPA) A joint US-Iraqi force killed 18 Al Qaeda insurgents and detained 28 Monday in a security offensive in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, media reports said.

Monday, October 01, 2007 4:50:30 PM

Iran to cooperate with UN to avoid tougher sanctions
Tehran, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Tehran will continue cooperation with the UN atomic agency to avoid tougher sanctions over its disputed nuclear programme, a senior Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said.

Monday, October 01, 2007 12:09:14 PM

Egypt's miracle vegetable goes global
Cairo, Oct 1 (DPA) The ancient Egyptians swore by it for its aphrodisiac qualities. Five thousand years later, the Japanese and South Koreans are making it into green tea, tofu and even ice cream. This is molokia, a green vegetable of the jute or mallow family, which is one of Egypt's most traditional dishes.

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:47:38 AM

Iraqi premier denounces resolution to divide Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 29 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki dismissed as 'disastrous' a US Senate 'non-binding' resolution calling for the division of Iraq along ethnic lines shortly after it was welcomed by the Kurdish autonomous region, reports said Saturday.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 11:40:02 PM

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