Geneva, Oct 23 (DPA) Nearly 66 people have drowned after being forced overboard by smugglers into deep seas off the coast of Yemen in the worst incident seen so far this year, the UNHCR said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 6:59:13 PM
Baghdad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan Tuesday rejected the ceasefire offer by the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), saying there's no 'ceasefire' with terror.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 4:29:15 PM
Baghdad, Oct 23 (DPA) At least 16 people were killed and 14 wounded when US forces conducted a pre-dawn air raid south of Tikrit, police sources said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 4:05:31 PM
Tikrit (Iraq), Oct 23 (Xinhua) A US helicopter opened fire Tuesday at a gathering in northern Iraq, killing 16 people and wounding 14, a local police source said.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 3:35:50 PM
Ramallah, Oct 23 (DPA) During an Israeli army operation in the West Bank early Tuesday, undercover members of the unit killed two Palestinian militants in the northern city of Jenin, according to security sources.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 1:00:15 PM
Amman, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Jordan has refused to accept Israel's position on a US-sponsored international conference on Middle East peace as stated by its prime minister recently.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:21:31 AM
Teheran, Oct 23 (DPA) Iran's new nuclear negotiator Saeid Jalili is headed to Rome on his first mission in the new job -- a meeting with European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:35:04 AM
Cairo, Oct 23 (DPA) A new audiotape message purported to have been recorded by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden calls on Iraqis to unite 'under the banner of Islam'.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:07:23 AM
Tel Aviv, Oct 22 (DPA) At least 30 people were injured early Monday when hundreds of jailed Palestinian militants stirred a riot in Israel's southern Ketziot prison, a spokeswoman for the Israel Prisons Authority said.
Monday, October 22, 2007 4:13:33 PM
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to check rampant exploitation of foreign workers in the country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government is contemplating new measures to completely stop hiring workers through recruitment agencies.
Monday, October 22, 2007 11:33:07 AM
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