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Iran, Cuba to form shipping company
Tehran, Nov 6 (IANS) Iran and Cuba have signed a protocol to establish a shipping company to increase bilateral trade, according to media reports.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 10:34:58 AM

Rice hopes for Mideast peace before Bush term ends
Ramallah, Nov 5 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday that she hoped Israel and the Palestinians would be able to reach a peace agreement within the remaining time of the administration of US President George W. Bush.

Monday, November 05, 2007 8:18:54 PM

Cricket fans in UAE follow action on mobile phones
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani cricket fans in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are following the ongoing one-day series between the two countries in India on their 3G-enabled handsets courtesy mobile services provider Etisalat.

Monday, November 05, 2007 7:11:00 PM

Islamic Jihad offers conditional truce to Israel
Gaza City, Nov 5 (DPA) The radical Palestinian Islamic Jihad faction said Monday it was prepared to stop its near-daily rocket attacks against Israel, if that country ended its military operations in the Palestinian areas.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:52:57 PM

Condoleezza Rice starts talks with Palestinians
Ramallah, Nov 5 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice began talks with Palestinians Monday, a day after meeting Israeli leaders in her latest round of shuttle diplomacy aimed at boosting difficult preparations for the Middle East conference she is due to host weeks from now.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:12:20 PM

90 Indians face jail, UAE govt seeks review of workers' pay
Abu Dhabi, Nov 5 (IANS) Ninety Indian workers face imprisonment on charges of violence during a strike in Dubai last month even as United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities sought an urgent review of construction workers' salaries.

Monday, November 05, 2007 9:21:26 AM

Rice urges Pakistan to return to 'constitutional course'
Jerusalem, Nov 4 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice Sunday urged a 'prompt return to a constitutional course' in Pakistan and for all parties to show restraint, after President Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency and suspended the constitution Saturday.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:15:52 PM

Mass grave of 40 found in Iraq
Ramadi (Iraq), Nov 4 (Xinhua) Iraqi police and anti-Al Qaeda fighters have discovered remains of 40 bodies in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a security source said Sunday.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:02:00 PM

Bhutto flies home, Sharif predicts chaos
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) While former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutt headed back to Pakistan from Dubai, another former premier Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan could descend into chaos due to the imposition of emergency.

Saturday, November 03, 2007 10:33:20 PM

Woman US soldier killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 3 (Xinhua) A woman US soldier was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Baghdad, the US military said Saturday.

Saturday, November 03, 2007 6:23:53 PM

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