Baghdad, Dec 26 (Xinhua) An appeals court has upheld the death sentence awarded to deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, National Security Adviser Mouwafak al-Rubaie said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 9:14:25 PM
Dubai, Dec 26 (IANS) An Indian has been jailed in Bahrain for selling one employment visa to two individuals.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 12:25:55 PM
Cairo, Dec 25 (Xinhua) The Egyptian Health Ministry Monday said that a 15-year-old girl died of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll of the disease in the country to nine, the official news agency MENA reported.
Monday, December 25, 2006 10:48:26 PM
Tehran, Dec 24 (DPA) In his first reaction to the UN sanctions against Tehran, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that 'a piece of paper' (the UN resolution) could not stop Iran's atomic programmes.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 6:35:32 PM
Tehran, Dec 24 (Xinhua) Iran says it will begin installing 3,000 centrifuges at a uranium enrichment plant Sunday in response to a UN Security Council resolution that demands Tehran to end all uranium enrichment-related work, the Kayhan newspaper said.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 6:33:11 PM
Baghdad, Dec 24 (Xinhua) Seven policemen were killed and at least 30 people injured Sunday when a suicide bomber struck a police station in Iraq's Diyala province.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:20:12 PM
Jerusalem, Dec 24 (DPA) Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert agreed on easing of restrictions faced by the Palestinians, during a meeting here described as 'positive'.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 11:41:22 AM
Bethlehem, Dec 24 (DPA) Residents of Bethlehem are once again bracing for a bitter, disappointing Christmas. The West Bank city, which used to host around 100,000 pilgrims celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, expects to receive a fraction of that number this year.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 8:24:32 AM
Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran is all set to transform its US dollar-denominated foreign exchange activities with euros and other foreign currencies, the government's information council said.
Saturday, December 23, 2006 11:28:22 AM
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 22 (DPA) Fresh clashes in Gaza City Friday marred a two-day-old internal Palestinian truce while the one-month-old Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire was under threat as rockets were fired at southern Israel.
Friday, December 22, 2006 4:43:03 PM
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