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Saudi working women find it hard to be 'free'
Mecca, April 26 (DPA) Covered from head-to-toe in black robes, Asmaa usually experiences the world around her through the two slits in her black face-veil. Sometimes, she says, frowns from men even compel her to let down a see-through netting to cover her kohl-lined eyes.

Thursday, April 26, 2007 8:14:53 AM

11 killed, 24 injured in Baghdad Bombings (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 25 (DPA) At least 11 Iraqis were killed and 24 others wounded Wednesday, including policemen, in attacks in Baghdad and Baquba as Iraqi-US joint forces stormed two Sunni mosques in western Baghdad and detained two imams provoking outrage among Sunni leaders, sources said.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 7:50:14 PM

US forces kill Al Qaeda leader in Iraq
Baghdad, April 25 (Xinhua) The US forces have killed one of the Al Qaeda senior leader during a search operation in an area northwest of the capital, the military said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 5:51:18 PM

Three policemen killed in Baghdad suicide bombing
Baghdad, April 25 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday inside a police station in a town in Diyala province, killing three policemen and wounding five, a local police source said.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 5:29:44 PM

Demonstration in Gaza for freeing BBC correspondent
Gaza, April 25 (DPA) Palestinian journalists blamed the Palestinian Authority Wednesday for failing to secure the release of BBC correspondent Alan Johnston six weeks after he was captured at gunpoint in Gaza City by unknown militants.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 5:08:41 PM

Two killed in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 25 (Xinhua) Two people were killed and 14 wounded in a roadside bomb and mortar attacks in Baghdad Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:10:53 PM

Dubai to build world's first 'green' skyscraper
Dubai, April 25 (DPA) Dubai is planning to build the world's first 'green' skyscraper that will produce more electricity than it actually uses as part of the emirate's efforts to remain an international trendsetter in building technology.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 8:40:09 AM

Eight killed in Iraq
Baquba (Iraq), (DPA) Eight Iraqi civilians were killed and 17 wounded Tuesday in in Baquba, official source said.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 8:26:16 PM

Three killed in Baghdad bomb attack
Baghdad, April 24 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off near a restaurant in Hilla city, some 100 km south of Baghdad, killing three people and wounding seven, local police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 3:56:28 PM

Two car bombs explode near Iranian embassy
Baghdad, April 24 (Xinhua) Two car bombs went off at a parking lot near the Iranian embassy here Tuesday wounding four people, an interior ministry source said.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 2:17:31 PM

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