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Iran to cooperate with UN to avoid tougher sanctions
Tehran, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Tehran will continue cooperation with the UN atomic agency to avoid tougher sanctions over its disputed nuclear programme, a senior Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said.

Monday, October 01, 2007 12:09:14 PM

Egypt's miracle vegetable goes global
Cairo, Oct 1 (DPA) The ancient Egyptians swore by it for its aphrodisiac qualities. Five thousand years later, the Japanese and South Koreans are making it into green tea, tofu and even ice cream. This is molokia, a green vegetable of the jute or mallow family, which is one of Egypt's most traditional dishes.

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:47:38 AM

Iraqi premier denounces resolution to divide Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 29 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki dismissed as 'disastrous' a US Senate 'non-binding' resolution calling for the division of Iraq along ethnic lines shortly after it was welcomed by the Kurdish autonomous region, reports said Saturday.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 11:40:02 PM

Senior Al Qaeda member, 10 killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 29 (Xinhua) A senior Al Qaeda member has been killed in Iraq as two car bombs in Mosul Saturday left at least 10 people dead, sources said.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 7:16:02 PM

Kurds welcome US Congress proposal to divide Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 29 (Xinhua) Iraq's Kurdish regional government has welcomed the non-binding decision of the US Congress to divide the war-torn country into three entities, while Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki rejected it saying it would be a 'catastrophe'.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 3:13:42 PM

16 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad Sep 28 (DPA) US helicopters shelled a residential building in Baghdad's southern Doura neighbourhood, killing 13 persons who included two women and four children, wand four other people were shot dead in Diyala province, media reports said Friday.

Friday, September 28, 2007 8:33:27 PM

Tehran calls on world powers to back Iran-IAEA cooperation
Tehran, Sep 28 (RIA Novosti) Iran's foreign minister called Friday on the six parties involved in talks on his country's controversial nuclear programme to back Tehran's cooperation with the United Nations nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Friday, September 28, 2007 7:56:26 PM

Death toll in latest Gaza violence climbs to 13
Gaza City, Sep 28 (DPA) The death toll in the latest violence in the Gaza Strip continued to climb as three militants were killed in Israeli air strikes and one died of wounds sustained earlier, hospital officials in the territory said Friday.

Friday, September 28, 2007 10:59:33 AM

Three convicted rapists publicly hanged in Iran
Tehran, Sep 27 (DPA) Three convicted rapists were hanged in public Thursday in northern Iran.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 7:49:59 PM

12 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes (Lead)
Gaza, Sep 27 (Xinhua) Twelve Palestinians were killed and 10 wounded in a series of Israeli air and ground strikes on Gaza militants, hospital and other sources said Thursday.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 4:51:57 PM

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