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Fatah denies talks with Hamas (Lead)
Ramallah, Aug 7 (DPA) The Fatah party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denied Tuesday it was holding secret talks with the rival Hamas movement in control of Gaza.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 7:53:44 PM

Hamas, Fatah in secret talks: Hamas source
Gaza, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Secret talks are going on between the rival movements of Fatah and Hamas to resume the dialogue that collapsed following Hamas' takeover of the Gaza Strip, an aide to sacked Hamas prime minister Ismail Haneya claimed Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 4:18:50 PM

Iran calls for new Islamic economic grouping
Algiers, Aug 7 (IANS) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for an economic grouping by Muslim states to confront what he called the 'economic dominance of Western powers'.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 4:18:10 PM

UAE bans live livestock import from Britain
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates has imposed a temporary ban on import of all live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from Britain following cases of the foot and mouth disease there.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 11:25:46 AM

Kerala to give free air tickets to amnesty seekers
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Kerala government's Department of Non-Resident Keralites' Affairs (NORKA) has decided to give free air tickets to needy Indian workers wanting to return to India under an amnesty scheme offered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 11:13:59 AM

'Frank and serious' talks between US, Iran to continue
Baghdad, Aug 7 (DPA) US and Iranian officials held 'frank and serious' third round of talks on improving security in Iraq and agreed to continue the discussions 'at a suitable time', the head of Iran's delegation has said.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 10:21:24 AM

Four American soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Four US soldiers have been killed and 12 wounded in an explosion in Iraq's restive province of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, according to a military statement.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 10:18:30 AM

Fatah al-Islam deputy is killed: Lebanese authorities
Beirut, Aug 7 (DPA) The second in command of an Al Qaeda-inspired militant group in Lebanon was killed in the northern port city of Tripoli, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 9:07:31 AM

Olmert wants Palestinian state 'as soon as possible'
Jericho (West Bank), Aug 6 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday he wanted to see the creation of a Palestinian state which would be established alongside Israel 'as soon as possible'.

Monday, August 06, 2007 11:33:38 PM

IAEA discusses strategy for inspection of Iranian nuclear site
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) A four-member technical team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived here Monday to draw guidelines for the inspection of Iran's controversial nuclear site.

Monday, August 06, 2007 5:12:29 PM

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