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Dementieva begins with a win in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 26 (DPA) Eighth seed Elena Dementieva of Russia made a successful start at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships as she defeated Swiss Patty Schnyder 7-5, 6-2.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 11:22:50 AM

High oil prices negate effects of new UN sanctions: Iran
Tehran, Feb 25 (RIA Novosti) High oil prices on global markets will help Iran to compensate for negative consequences of the future UN economic sanctions against Tehran over its controversial nuclear programme, the economics minister said Monday.

Monday, February 25, 2008 10:58:28 PM

Indian workers largest expatriate community in UAE: study
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Indians form the largest number of foreign labour force in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), accounting for 42.5 percent of the total number of workers in the country, according to a new study.

Monday, February 25, 2008 10:38:51 PM

Saudi Arabia oil major to hike refining capacity
Abu Dhabi, Feb 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabian oil major Aramco is to expand its refining capacity to 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) mainly to meet domestic demand for automobile fuel and other oil products.

Monday, February 25, 2008 10:24:33 PM

Iraq violence flares with attacks on pilgrims and police
Baghdad, Feb 25 (DPA) Violence flared in Iraq Monday with at least 13 People killed and 23 others wounded, including Shiite pilgrims and senior police officers, a day after at least 40 people were killed in attacks on pilgrims in and around Baghdad.

Monday, February 25, 2008 8:18:31 PM

Emirates to fly to Kozhikode from July
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, will start flying to Kozhikode in Kerala from July 1, the company announced Monday.

Monday, February 25, 2008 8:17:31 PM

Dubai financial centre proposes new set of regulations
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Onshore global finance hub Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has released for public consultation a new set of regulations proposed under the centre's Companies Law of 2006 and the Insolvency Law of 2004.

Monday, February 25, 2008 8:13:44 PM

Bahrain starts work on Middle East's biggest healthcare project
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Bahrain's Ithmaar Development Co (IDC) has awarded a $69-million contract to Boskalis Westminster Middle East to start reclamation work in the country's northeast coast for what is to be the Middle East's largest healthcare, leisure and real estate project.

Monday, February 25, 2008 7:40:12 PM

Dhoni escapes penalty for using questionable gloves
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni just about managed to escape a penalty after he promised the match referee that he will not use the wicket-keeping gloves that breach International Cricket Council (ICC) specifications.

Monday, February 25, 2008 6:40:28 PM

Indian staff of Saudi hospital not paid 7 months' salaries
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Three Indian doctors and nine nurses working in a reputed hospital in Saudi Arabia have not received salaries for the past seven months.

Monday, February 25, 2008 5:44:33 PM

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