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UAE launches nationwide cleanup drive
Abu Dhabi, Dec 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched the sixth 'Clean up UAE' drive with the participation of 17,500 volunteers at 44 locations across the country.

Friday, December 14, 2007 4:02:06 PM

UAE completes housing project in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent Authority announced Friday the completion of the Sheikh Zayed City housing project for the homeless in Kabul, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, December 14, 2007 3:47:58 PM

United Arab Emirates builds university in Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent has completed construction of Sheikh Zayed University in Afghanistan as part of UAE's rebuilding in the country, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, December 14, 2007 2:36:37 PM

India moves to the fourth spot in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS) The 1-0 win in the three-match Test series against Pakistan has helped India move to the fourth spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings.

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:11:51 AM

Holy Kaaba to be draped with a $5-million covering
Riyadh, Dec 13 (DPA) The Kaaba, a cube-shaped structure honoured by Muslims as the house of God, will be covered soon with a new 670-kg black silk blanket as part of the annual preparations for the holy Muslim Haj (pilgrimage), reports said Thursday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:47:42 PM

UAE backs international anti-money laundering effort
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged full support and help to international efforts aimed at stopping money laundering and terror financing, news agency WAM reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 5:47:03 PM

Police kill 12 rebels in Iran
Tehran, Dec 13 (Xinhua) The Iranian police killed 12 of an armed gang in a shootout Thursday in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, country's state television reported.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 5:22:58 PM

United Arab Emirates to host Colombo Process meeting
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the fourth ministerial meeting on overseas contractual labour from Asian countries, known as Colombo Process, Jan 21-22 next year in Abu Dhabi, news agency WAM reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 2:58:50 PM

Israel, Palestine end first session of peace talks (Lead)
Jerusalem, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Negotiators from Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) ended their first meeting Wednesday with little progress and an agreement about a next meeting.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 9:08:08 PM

Proctor to be Match Referee for India-Australia Tests
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) South African Mike Proctor has been appointed the Match Referee for the four-match Test series between India and Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 6:29:07 PM

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