Cairo, Dec 23 (Xinhua) At least 13 people have been killed and three others missing in a ferry accident in southern Egypt, officials said Sunday.
Sunday, December 23, 2007 12:39:27 PM
Tel Aviv, Dec 23 (DPA) Radical Islamic group Hamas has rejected speculation about an unconditional ceasefire with Israel, saying such an agreement would not be possible as long as Israel's Army continued to attack Palestinians.
Sunday, December 23, 2007 9:17:46 AM
Cairo, Dec 22 (Xinhua) At least 11 people were killed when a minibus fell into the Nile while it was driving aboard a ferryboat in southern Egypt Saturday, security sources said.
Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:49:27 PM
Riyadh, Dec 22 (DPA) Saudi Arabia's security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda linked group that had planned to carry out terrorist attacks during the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca, news reports here said Saturday.
Saturday, December 22, 2007 4:12:14 PM
Sydney, Dec 22 (DPA) Australia will withdraw its 550 combat troops by June, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said during a surprise visit to Iraq.
Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:51:42 AM
Tabriz (Iran), Dec 22 (DPA) Iranian reformists are quite aware of the fact that pushing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad out of power would not be an easy task as the president is not only backed by several highly influential ultraconservative clergy bodies but also by the powerful paramilitary Revolutionary Guards.
Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:48:18 AM
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is the lone Indian batsman to feature in the top-10 list as he moved up to the seventh spot in the one-day rankings, released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Friday.
Friday, December 21, 2007 6:52:06 PM
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) tourism industry is set to witness a large number of arrivals from China as the communist country's outbound tourism increases in tandem with rapid economic growth, WAM news agency reported.
Friday, December 21, 2007 5:26:48 PM
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) A 2-0 series victory in the just-concluded Chappell-Hadlee series, further consolidated Australia's stranglehold as the top ODI Team. They are now clear six points ahead of second-placed South Africa in the latest LG IC Championship table released Friday. New Zealand remain at number three but dropped a point after their loss to the Australians.
Friday, December 21, 2007 5:22:48 PM
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) economy is poised to maintain healthy growth in 2008 as government spending will remain robust amid high global oil prices, according to a study, WAM news agency reported Friday.
Friday, December 21, 2007 4:52:44 PM
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