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Al-Qaeda fighters kill nine soldiers in Algeria
Algiers, April 9 (DPA) Algerian-based Islamist militants acting under the name 'Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Mahgreb' have killed nine Algerian soldiers and injured five more east of Algiers, local media reported Monday.

Monday, April 09, 2007 5:52:29 PM

Iraqis rally in Shia cities for anti-US march
Baghdad, April 9 (Xinhua) Thousands of Shia Muslims Monday held demonstrations against the US in the southern cities of Kufa and Najaf on the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.

Monday, April 09, 2007 3:46:20 PM

India and Kuwait give final touches to labour welfare pact
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Kuwait and India on labour, employment and manpower development have reached the final stage, Minister for Overseas Indian Affair Vayalar Ravi said.

Monday, April 09, 2007 1:43:38 PM

Iraq's security woes four years after Saddam statue fell
Baghdad, April 9 (Xinhua) Four years after a statue of Saddam Hussein was toppled in Baghdad's Firdous Square, Iraqis bear with daily bombings and sectarian violence as well as decapitated or tortured bodies.

Monday, April 09, 2007 1:42:42 PM

Six US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, April 9 (Xinhua) Six US soldiers were killed and four wounded in insurgent attacks here, defence sources said Monday.

Monday, April 09, 2007 11:00:50 AM

Minimum highway speed set at 60 km in Dubai
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) A minimum speed limit of 60 km per hour is being introduced on a string of major highways in Dubai. The minimum speed limit will apply on highways where the existing speed limit is 100 km per hour or more, the WAM news agency said.

Monday, April 09, 2007 10:01:51 AM

Hezbollah warns against attack on Iran
Beirut, April 9 (DPA) The secretary general of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah movement, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has warned against any attack on Iran.

Monday, April 09, 2007 8:30:19 AM

Burj Dubai now has more floors than any building in the world
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Dubai's Burj Dubai, already the tallest structure in the Middle East and Europe, now has more floors than any building in the world.

Sunday, April 08, 2007 5:44:28 PM

Israel confirms progress in talks about release of Shalit
Tel Aviv, April 8 (DPA) Israel confirmed reports Sunday about progress in its attempts to secure the release of Corporal Gilad Shalit, a soldier snatched by Palestinian militants almost nine months ago during a cross border raid from the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, April 08, 2007 4:57:31 PM

Twenty killed in Baghdad (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 8 (Xinhua) At least 20 people were killed and 50 others wounded in two explosions across Baghdad Sunday, sources said.

Sunday, April 08, 2007 2:57:35 PM

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