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Israeli forces cross Lebanese border (Lead)
Beirut, March 6 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Thursday crossed the Lebanese border in the south and advanced one km, but kept away from the UN demarcated 'Blue Line' Future TV reported.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:36:31 PM

Israeli forces cross border in south Lebanon
Beirut, March 6 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Thursday penetrated the border in south Lebanon towards the Ghajar area overseeing Wazani river, but stopped short of crossing the UN demarcated 'Blue Line', Future TV reported.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:25:38 PM

US may ask Egypt to mediate in Hamas-Israel talks
Ramallah (Palestine), March 6 (Xinhua) The US is likely to ask Egypt to mediate between Hamas and Israel to reach a ceasefire in the Palestinian territories, chief Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qurei said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 4:49:41 PM

Israel won't attack Gaza if rockets stopped: Olmert
Jerusalem, March 6 (DPA) Responding to Palestinian calls for a truce in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert reiterated that Israel would stop its attacks if rocket fire from the area at its southern towns and villages stopped.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 5:46:35 AM

Turkey bombs rebel positions in northern Iraq
Baghdad, March 5 (DPA) Turkish military helicopters Wednesday attacked positions of rebels from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq for the first time since Turkey ended a big offensive nearly a week ago, border guard sources said.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 10:26:41 PM

Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations: US
Jerusalem, March 5 (DPA) Israelis and Palestinians intend resuming peace negotiations, which Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suspended over the weekend, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said in Jerusalem Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 9:17:56 PM

Arab ministers' meet to discuss Lebanon, Gaza crisis
Cairo, March 5 (DPA) Eighteen Arab foreign ministers met Wednesday at the Arab League headquarters here to discuss the Lebanese political crisis and the latest attacks on the Gaza Strip, and to prepare the agenda for the Arab summit, scheduled to be held in Syria March 29.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 8:43:12 PM

Bopanna, Qureshi reach doubles quarterfinal at Dubai
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) Wild card Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi defeated Igor Andreev of Russia and Paul-Henri Mathieu of France in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinal of Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 6:52:23 PM

UAE telecom operator sets up software unit in India
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) United Arab Emirates' leading telecom services provider Etisalat has entered the software solutions and mobile applications market in India.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 5:51:15 PM

Families of Indian sailors feared dead to be compensated
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) The families of 22 sailors, including 15 Indians, feared to have died when a ship sank off the Yemeni island of Socotra last year, will be paid compensation, the company that operated the ship has said.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 5:04:18 PM

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