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500 killed in Iraq suicide bombings (Lead)
Mosul (Iraq), Aug 15 (Xinhua) At least 500 people were killed and 375 injured in a series of bombings and mortar shelling that ripped through a village in Sinjar town of this northern Iraqi city, hospital sources said.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 3:47:45 PM

Bombings, mortar attacks kill 175 in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 15 (DPA) A series of bombings and mortar shelling ripping through an area near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul has left over 175 Iraqis killed and 200 wounded, according to an Iraqi Army spokesman.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 9:06:15 AM

At least 10 killed as truck bomb explodes on bridge
Baghdad, Aug 14 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed and six injured when a truck bomb exploded on a strategic bridge north of Baghdad Tuesday, an Interior ministry source said.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 6:13:08 PM

Twenty20 World Championship awaits a host of stars
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) The countdown to the inaugural Twenty20 World Championship has begun in earnest with some of the world's top players gearing up for September's showpiece event.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:50:17 PM

Zaheer moves up to tenth in Test players' rankings
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) Zaheer Khan's brilliant performance in India's 1-0 series win over England propelled the fast bowler two places up to the 10th spot in the latest players' rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:49:39 PM

Hamas, Islamic Jihad leaders meet secretly in Damascus
Gaza, Aug 14 (Xinhua) Palestinian Hamas and the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movements have held a secret meeting in the Syrian capital Damascus, a Gaza-based Islamic Jihad leader announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:28:44 PM

Israeli army kills four Palestinians in Gaza clashes
Gaza, Aug 14 (DPA) Israeli forces killed four Palestinians Tuesday during operations in the south-eastern Gaza Strip, which an Israeli military spokesman said were aimed at preventing rocket attacks against the Jewish state.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:20:09 PM

India climbs to third spot in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Test series win over England has propelled India to the third spot in the Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 2:31:25 PM

Israel, Palestine agree on international observers in Hebron
Jerusalem, Aug 14 (Xinhua) Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) have signed an agreement regarding the mandate of international observers in Hebron.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 1:01:47 PM

UN wants better conditions for Palestinian refugees
Damascus, Aug 14 (Xinhua) The UN has called for better living conditions and education for Palestinian refugees in the Middle East.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 11:56:46 AM

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