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Six killed in attack on US base in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 15 (Xinhua) Six people were killed and 14 wounded Monday after Shia militiamen pounded a U.S. military base and a joint security centre in southern Iraq's Diwaniyah city, some 180 km south of Baghdad, a police source said.

Monday, October 15, 2007 4:37:22 PM

At least six drowned trying to board Nile ferry
Cairo, Oct 15 (DPA) Egyptian rescue workers were Monday continuing to search for bodies after passengers trying to board a ferry fell into the river Nile, claiming the lives of at least six, three of them children, reports said on Monday.

Monday, October 15, 2007 2:46:29 PM

Putin to visit Iran despite assassination warning (Lead)
Moscow, Oct 15 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Iran this week despite warning by his secret service of a possible plot to assassinate him, the Kremlin press service said Monday.

Monday, October 15, 2007 2:05:09 PM

Washington Post reporter shot dead in Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 15 (DPA) An Iraqi reporter for The Washington Post was killed by a gunshot to his forehead while reporting for the US newspaper here, it was reported Monday.

Monday, October 15, 2007 1:03:59 PM

Jerusalem not on table, Israeli deputy PM tells Rice
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (Xinhua) Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Eli Yishai told visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that Jerusalem was 'not on the negotiations table', local daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported on its website.

Monday, October 15, 2007 10:40:07 AM

Iran rejects rumours about Putin assassination plot
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran has rejected recent media reports about a possible plot to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Tehran.

Monday, October 15, 2007 10:39:33 AM

TV drama booms in Syria, becomes an industry
Damascus, Oct 15 (DPA) At 9 p.m. every night, exactly when MBC TV Channel starts broadcasting the daily episode of the Syrian soap opera, 'Bab al Hara' (The Quarter's Gate), the entire city of Damascus becomes remarkably still.

Monday, October 15, 2007 8:24:27 AM

Rice lowers expectations as she arrives in Israel
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Israel Sunday for a five-day visit to prepare for an upcoming international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but warned against expecting any breakthroughs during her trip.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 8:35:50 PM

Slain militant was senior Al Qaeda figure: US military (Roundup)
Baghdad, Oct 14 (DPA) The US military in Iraq said Sunday that a militant killed during an operation in Mosul a day earlier has been identified as a senior Al Qaeda militant known as Abu Doha.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 6:46:35 PM

Four killed, 17 suspects arrested south of Baghdad
Baghdad, Oct 14 (DPA) At least four civilians were killed in clashes and 17 suspected gunmen arrested Sunday near the southern city of Hillah, local media said quoting police sources.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 5:42:39 PM

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