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Fighting renewed in Palestinian camp in Lebanon
Nahr al-Bared (Lebanon), May 27 (DPA) A fragile ceasefire between the Lebanese army and Al Qaeda-linked Muslim militants was broken late Saturday as machinegun fire and rocket exchanges could be heard across the Palestinian refugee camp at the centre of the struggle.

Sunday, May 27, 2007 8:59:04 AM

Israeli strikes on Hamas kill five, two dead at border
Gaza/Ramallah, May 27 (DPA) Five people were killed and five wounded in latest Israeli airstrikes on security forces of the Islamic Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, May 27, 2007 8:45:53 AM

Jordan signs exploration accords with two Indian firms
Amman, May 26 (DPA) The Jordanian government has signed agreements with four foreign firms - including two from India - for the exploration of oil in various parts of the country, Energy Minister Khalid Shraydeh said Saturday.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 11:14:57 PM

Israeli Army arrests Hamas minister
Jerusalem, May 26 (DPA) The Israeli Army has arrested a Palestinian minister belonging to the radical Islamic Hamas movement in the town of Jenin in the West bank, Israeli Radio reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 2:17:22 PM

Israeli airstrike kills three Hamas members
Gaza, May 26 (DPA) Israeli aircraft struck a car in Gaza city, killing three militants from Hamas' military wing, Palestinian sources and paramedics said.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 8:51:29 AM

Al-Sadr calls for US pull-out, deal with Sunnis
Baghdad, May 25 (DPA) Shia cleric and militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr called Friday for the pull-out of US troops from Iraq, as he announced his readiness to 'cooperate' with Sunnis.

Friday, May 25, 2007 9:25:51 PM

Six US soldiers and interpreter killed in Iraq
Baghdad, May 25 (DPA) The US army in Iraq announced Friday that six soldiers and an interpreter were killed and four others wounded in attacks Thursday across Iraq.

Friday, May 25, 2007 4:22:06 PM

Indian worker in Bahrain commits suicide
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) An Indian worker in Bahrain allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his room just a day after returning from his sister's marriage in Kerala.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:06:28 PM

Israel arrests senior Hamas officials
Ramallah/Gaza, May 25 (DPA) Israel has arrested 33 senior Hamas officials in raids throughout the West Bank, widening a campaign against the ruling Palestinian party in response to more than a week of intense rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

Friday, May 25, 2007 9:32:59 AM

Rare seahorse larvae collected in Abu Dhabi waters
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS) Marine ecologists have collected rare samples of seahorse larvae in the waters northeast of the Delma Island in the United Arab Emirates, the WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 7:49:02 PM

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