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Iran to inform IAEA about future nuclear programmes
Tehran/Vienna, April 13 (DPA) Iran is to inform the head of the UN nuclear watchdog chief in Vienna about its future nuclear programmes, a senior Iranian nuclear official told state television Saturday.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2:14:05 AM

Eight killed as bomb goes off in Iranian mosque
Tehran, April 13 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and more than 50 injured when a bomb exploded in a mosque in southern Iran Saturday, Fars news agency reported.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 1:04:09 AM

18 African migrants drown off Yemen coast
Sanaa, April 13 (DPA) At least 18 African migrants died after smugglers forced them to jump off a boat at gunpoint Saturday as they neared the end of a trip across the Gulf of Aden from Somalia to Yemen, Yemeni officials said.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:54:04 AM

Jordan approves $5 bn deal with UAE group
Amman, April 12 (DPA) Jordan's government Saturday endorsed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) real estate conglomerate, Al Maabar, to modernise the Red Sea port of Aqaba and surrounding area at an estimated cost of $5 billion, an official statement said.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 7:30:23 PM

Dubai group temporarily abandons bid for Liverpool
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai International Capital (DIC) has said it was abandoning for the time being its bid to buy Liverpool Football Club, as the battle between the club's co-owners appeared to show no sign of abating.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 6:30:41 PM

Saudi knowledge city in tie-up with Wipro (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Knowledge Economic City (KEC) Al Madinah will utilize leading Indian IT major Wipro's solutions and assess the possibility of developing an ICT-related research and development centre within KEC.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 6:29:52 PM

Iraq president condemns al-Sadr's brother-in-law killing
Baghdad, April 12 (DPA) Iraqi President Jalal al-Talabani condemned Saturday the killing of Riyad al-Nuri, closest aide and brother-in-law of radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, describing the incident as 'vicious'.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 4:26:31 PM

UAE launches $55 bn environment protection project
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched the $55 billion Mohammed bin Rashid gardens project, WAM news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:57:42 AM

Nine killed as Israel escalates military actions in Gaza
Gaza, April 12 (DPA) Nine Palestinians, including five children and three Hamas militants, were killed Friday as Israeli army escalated military operations in the Gaza Strip, medical sources said.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 3:34:05 AM

Iran starts operation of 492 new centrifuges
Tehran, April 11, (IANS) Iran has started operation of three cascades of 164 new centrifuges in Natanz nuclear plant, citing a source official news agency IRNA reported Friday.

Friday, April 11, 2008 10:38:43 PM

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