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UAE maritime firm joins China-India shipping line
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) Emirates Shipping Line, a Dubai-based global maritime company, has announced its participation in the North China India Express (NIX) service which links the major ports of China, South Korea, Southeast Asia and India.

Friday, February 01, 2008 10:37:22 AM

Hamas says it wants to disconnect economically from Israel
Tel Aviv, Feb 1 (DPA) A top Hamas official in the Gaza Strip said his organisation is looking to completely cut all economic contact with Israel.

Friday, February 01, 2008 10:07:42 AM

Work on building to beat the world's tallest begins
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) Even as this west Asian metropolis awaits the completion of the Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building, towards the end of this year, work on its rival, also in Dubai, has started.

Friday, February 01, 2008 10:06:40 AM

Jeev, Jyoti tied second behind Tiger at Dubai Classic
Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa dazzled with rounds of 67 each as they lay tied second, behind World No. 1 Tiger Woods at the end of the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf at the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club here Thursday.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 7:36:23 PM

'OPEC ready to pump more oil to keep market stable'
Abu Dhabi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would take every necessary measure to maintain market stability, including pumping more oil, OPEC member United Arab Emirates' energy minister said Thursday.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 6:42:45 PM

Olmert receives long-awaited report on Lebanon war
Jerusalem, Jan 30 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert received late Wednesday the final conclusions of a government-appointed commission of inquiry into the 2006 war with Lebanon's Hezbollah.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:32:50 PM

Jeev hopes to change fortunes in Dubai, tune up for India swing
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh may have been overtaken by Jyoti Randhawa in the world golf rankings, but the newly-married Chandigarh pro continues to be the top draw among the Indian expats in Dubai, as the Indian duo tunes up for the Dubai Desert Classic.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:14:13 PM

Harbhajan-Symonds saga a wake-up call for cricketers: Speed
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) Welcoming Justice John Hansen's judgment on the Harbhajan Singh-Andrew Symonds racial slur saga, International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Malcolm Speed Wednesday said that the incident is a wake-up call for all cricketers to improve their on-field behaviour.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:09:59 PM

I play to win for myself and my family: Tiger Woods
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods has said that he plays to win for himself and his family and not for anyone else.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:13:04 PM

UAE to be linked to WHO's regional health alert system
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be linked to a 'regional alert system' of the World Health Organisation (WHO) by the year-end, a senior official has said.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:58:14 PM

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