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Rocket attack kills US soldier in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 20 (Xinhua) An American soldier was killed and two others wounded on Thursday when a rocket hit a US military base in the town of Mahmoudiyah, some 30 km south of the Iraqi capital, said a US military statement Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2007 3:48:26 PM

16 killed, 26 wounded in Baghdad (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, April 19 (DPA) At least 16 Iraqis were killed and over 26 wounded Thursday in two separate attacks in Baghdad, a day after a series of deadly bombings left some 195 persons killed around Iraq.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:20:45 PM

US will preserve Israel's military deterrent: Gates
Jerusalem, April 19 (Xinhua) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that US remains committed to preserving Israel's military edge over its neighbours, Israeli daily Ha'aretz's website reported.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:14:37 PM

Hamas denies expanding ceasefire with Israel
Gaza, April 19 (Xinhua) The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Thursday denied reports that it had agreed with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on an inclusive truce with Israel.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 7:05:56 PM

Gunmen kill two sons of Iraqi minister
Tikrit (Iraq), April 19 (Xinhua) Gunmen killed eight people, including two sons of deputy Iraqi interior ministry, in several attacks in Salahudin province, a provincial police source said Thursday.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 6:29:16 PM

12 killed, 22 injured in Baghdad (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 19 (Xinhua) At least nine people were killed and 21 others wounded when a suicide car bomb attack rocked Baghdad's district of Jadriyah Thursday, an Interior Ministry source said.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 5:33:51 PM

Iran offers West 'constructive talks' in nuclear dispute
Tehran, April 19 (DPA) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki once again offered the West constructive talks in the nuclear dispute but reiterated the country's nuclear programmes would not be stopped, state news agency IRNA reported Thursday.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 4:11:50 PM

Three Iraqis killed in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 19 (DPA) At least three Iraqis were killed and one wounded Thursday in a mortar shell attack in southern Baghdad, according to the Iraqi police.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 3:49:09 PM

Olmert hopeful of peace with Arab states
Jerusalem, April 19 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is hopeful of striking peace with Arab neighbours, saying some of them were showing 'first signs of understanding' towards the Jewish state.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 11:53:38 AM

Grandparents of Lebanese victim mourn grandchild
Beirut, April 19 (DPA) The sound of crying could be heard outside the door of Georgette and Suheil Semaha in Beirut as they heard that one of the victims in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute shooting was their grandchild Reema.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 11:08:48 AM

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