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Militants kidnap BBC reporter in Gaza
Gaza, March 12 (Xinhua) Unknown militants Monday kidnapped a BBC correspondent in Gaza City and took him to an unknown place, Palestinian security sources said.

Monday, March 12, 2007 11:06:07 PM

US to help Libya build nuclear power plant (LEAD)
Cairo, March 12 (Xinhua) Libya will soon sign a deal with the US which will help Tripoli to develop a nuclear power plant.

Monday, March 12, 2007 10:45:10 PM

Gulf countries raise crude prices
Nicosia, March 12 (DPA) The Gulf states of Abu Dhabi, Oman and Qatar announced hikes in the prices for their crude oil exports, the Middle East Economic Survey reported Monday.

Monday, March 12, 2007 6:05:00 PM

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians
Ramallah, March 12 (Xinhua) Israeli forces arrested more than 25 Palestinians in the West Bank, including a Hamas lawmaker, in predawn operations Monday hours after a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Monday, March 12, 2007 4:39:00 PM

Hamas rejects Al Qaeda accusations
Gaza, March 12 (DPA) A senior leader of the Palestinian ruling Hamas movement rejected Monday statements accusing the organisation of 'selling out the Palestinians' by signing a power-sharing deal with the more moderate Fatah party of President Mahmoud Abbas.

Monday, March 12, 2007 4:37:31 PM

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, March 12 (Xinhua) At least five US soldiers were killed and three wounded in separate incidents in Iraq since Sunday, the US military sources said.

Monday, March 12, 2007 3:31:13 PM

Gunmen kill one in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 12 (Xinhua) A security official of an Iraqi ministry was killed and two people were injured when gunmen attacked their convoy in southeastern Baghdad Monday.

Monday, March 12, 2007 2:17:16 PM

Libya to sign nuclear deal with US
Tunis, March 12 (Xinhua) Libya has decided to sign an agreement with the US on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, media reports said.

Monday, March 12, 2007 1:31:32 PM

Dubai airport shut as Bangladesh plane overshoots runway
Dubai, March 12 (DPA) A Bangladesh Airlines plane overshot the runway and failed to take off at Dubai airport, slightly injuring 14 people and bringing the busy airport to a standstill for up to eight hours, officials said.

Monday, March 12, 2007 1:02:33 PM

Egyptian Islamist urges militants to free German hostages in Iraq
Cairo, March 11 (DPA) Prominent Egyptian Islamist Sheikh Osama Mustafa Hassan Nasr, known as Abu Omar al-Masri, called Sunday on Iraqi militants holding two German citizens as hostages to let them go.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 11:19:26 PM

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