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Summit talks begin in Sharm el-Sheikh
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), June 25 (DPA) The leaders of Egypt, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority converged on the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh Monday evening and began talks aimed to jump-start the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and boost Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his new emergency government.

Monday, June 25, 2007 11:59:51 PM

Hamas releases message from captive Israeli soldier
Gaza, June 25 (Xinhua) Hamas's armed wing, the Ezz El Deen Al Qassam Brigades, released an audio message Monday, from Israeli captive, Corporal Gilad Shalit to mark one year of his abduction.

Monday, June 25, 2007 6:48:38 PM

Iraq, UNESCO to jointly reconstruct holy Samarra shrines
Amman, June 25, (IANS) Iraq and UNESCO have inked an agreement on reconstructing the holy Muslims shrines damaged in two bomb blasts in the Iraqi city of Samarra.

Monday, June 25, 2007 5:10:35 PM

Life imprisonment for spying for Israel
Cairo, June 25 (Xinhua) Egypt's state security court sentenced Mohamed Sayyed Saber, a nuclear engineer at Egypt's state-run Atomic Energy Agency, and two others to 25 years in jail for spying for Israel, the Egyptian official MENA news agency reported Monday.

Monday, June 25, 2007 4:49:44 PM

Twin suicide blasts in Iraq kill 23 (LEAD)
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) At least 23 people were killed and 72 injured Monday in separate suicide attacks in central and northern Iraq apparently targeting police officers and recruits, security and medical sources said.

Monday, June 25, 2007 4:00:32 PM

Ariel Sharon's son given seven months in jail
Tel Aviv, June 25 (DPA) A Tel Aviv magistrate's court sentenced Monday the son of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon to seven months in jail for election fraud, reducing his original sentence by two months, Israeli media reported.

Monday, June 25, 2007 3:59:30 PM

Fifteen Iraqis killed in suicide bombing
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and 30 injured Monday when a suicide attacker detonated an explosives-laden tanker close to the police headquarters in Iraq's Bayji city, 200 km north of here.

Monday, June 25, 2007 2:22:21 PM

Indians, Pakistanis big buyers in new upscale Dubai addresses
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) Indians and Pakistanis are turning out to be big buyers in a series of new upscale neighbourhoods being developed by Emaar Properties in this swanky commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.

Monday, June 25, 2007 10:12:02 AM

Jordan's king meets Abbas ahead of Egypt summit
Amman, June 24 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II conferred Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the agenda of the upcoming four-party conference at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt, and urged participants to come up with a definite plan for re-launching the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 7:45:18 PM

Hamas considers Egypt summit a bid to isolate it
Gaza, June 24 (Xinhua) A senior Hamas leader Sunday termed the four-way summit to be held at Sharm al-Sheikh Monday as a bid to kill the Islamic movement which took control of the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 6:56:06 PM

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