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Israel launches air strikes on Gaza amid rocket fire
Tel Aviv, May 22 (DPA) - Israeli aircraft fired rockets at two buildings in the central Gaza Strip Tuesday, pushing ahead with an aerial campaign against Palestinian militant factions after a week of intense rocket fire from the Strip.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:29:23 PM

Lebanese army ready for ceasefire with militants
Beirut, May 22 (DPA) The Lebanese army is ready to impose a ceasefire if Fatah al-Islam militants with links to Al-Qaeda halt attacks against its troops in northern Lebanon, a Lebanese security source has said.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:11:35 AM

NRI files compensation claim against Indian carrier
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) banker in Abu Dhabi has sued Indian carrier Air India Express for compensation claiming the airlines cancelled his confirmed Mangalore-Abu Dhabi ticket without intimation causing him harassment.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:05:32 AM

Israel threatens Mashaal, Gaza airstrikes kill five (SECOND LEAD, Changing dateline)
Gaza City, May 21 (DPA) Israel Monday threatened to assassinate top Hamas political leaders, including Khaled Mashal, as it pressed on with air strikes in Gaza in response to a week of intense rocket fire from the Gaza Strip at its southern territory.

Monday, May 21, 2007 9:32:13 PM

Civilian killed in Israeli air strike on Gaza building (LEAD)
Gaza City/Tel Aviv, May 21 (DPA) An Israeli air strike on a Gaza City building block factory killed a 28-year-old civilian and injured at least three other people overnight, Palestinian medical officials said Monday.

Monday, May 21, 2007 3:21:26 PM

Roadside bomb kills three Iraqi soldiers
Baghdad, May 21 (Xinhua) A roadside bomb went off near an Iraqi army patrol in western Baghdad Monday, killing three soldiers and wounding two.

Monday, May 21, 2007 2:55:58 PM

New airlines for business travel launched in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (Xinhua) A private jet aviation company providing business charter flights was launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Gulf News reported Monday.

Monday, May 21, 2007 2:17:58 PM

Emirates Airline to become world's largest Boeing 777 operator
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (Xinhua) The Dubai-based Emirates Airline, the second largest and most profitable Arab carrier, will soon become the world's largest operator of the Boeing 777 aircraft, local newspaper Khaleej Times reported Monday.

Monday, May 21, 2007 1:42:33 PM

Gulf ministers call for uprooting terrorism
Riyadh, May 21 (IANS) Interior ministers of the Gulf region have called for concerted efforts to uproot the menace of terrorism.

Monday, May 21, 2007 12:04:57 PM

Chinese director's 'Blind Mountain' screens at Cannes
Cannes, May 21 (DPA) Chinese director Li Yang's hard-hitting 'Mang Shan' (Blind Mountain) movie about the trade in buying wives in China was screened at the 60th Cannes Film Festival Sunday, bringing two levels of Chinese society into sharp contrast.

Monday, May 21, 2007 10:17:02 AM

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