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Extremist behaviour will harm Muslims, says Rafsanjani
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) 'Extremism by any political or religious group in the Middle East will harm Muslims and serve the enemies,' Iranian leader Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has warned.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 4:20:37 PM

Unknown gunman kills two bodyguards of Iraqi minister
Baghdad, Jan 24 (Xinhua) Unknown gunmen opened fire on the convoy of Iraq's higher education minister in southern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing two of his bodyguards, an interior ministry source said.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 2:23:58 PM

Pressure mounts on Israeli president to quit
Jerusalem, Jan 24 (DPA) Calls were growing in Israel on President Moshe Katsav to resign or suspend himself from office, after the attorney-general recommended he be indicted for rape, sexual harassment, obstruction of justice and breach of trust.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 1:22:47 PM

Israel president faces indictment on rape charge
Jerusalem, Jan 23 (DPA) In an unprecedented decision Tuesday, Israel's attorney general recommended that President Moshe Katsav be indicted on charges of rape, sexual harassment, obstruction of justice and breach of trust, the Justice Ministry said.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 11:22:41 PM

Benaud to hear Gibbs' appeal Wednesday
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs' appeal against two Test match ban for breach of a code of conduct will take place via teleconference Wednesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 10:15:05 PM

Opposition obstructs roads in Beirut
Beirut, Jan 23 (DPA) Roads in the city centre and southern suburbs of Beirut were closed Tuesday as the opposition called for a daylong strike to protest the western-backed government Premier Fouad Seniora.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 5:14:51 PM

Suicide among Indians in Bahrain causes concern
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian ambassador to Bahrain Balakrishna Shetty has expressed concern over the number of Indians committing suicide in the country.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 2:02:11 PM

Militants bomb television bureau in Gaza
Gaza, Jan 23 (DPA) Militants detonated a bomb at the entrance to the bureau of al-Arabiya television channel on the 12th floor of a Gaza City building, witnesses said.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 11:56:45 AM

Iran bars 38 IAEA inspectors from entry
Tehran, Jan 22 (RIA Novosti) Iran has refused 38 experts from the UN nuclear watchdog permission to inspect the country's nuclear facilities, an Iranian information agency said Monday.

Monday, January 22, 2007 9:52:42 PM

75 killed as car bombs ravage Baghdad (LEAD)
Baghdad, Jan 22 (DPA/Xinhua) As many as 75 people were killed and 160 wounded when two car bombs exploded in downtown Baghdad's crowded al-Harag market Monday in one of the bloodiest orgies in violence-torn Iraq.

Monday, January 22, 2007 6:53:17 PM

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