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Israeli air strike kills three Palestinians in Gaza
Gaza City, Dec 5 (DPA) An Israeli aircraft fired a missile near the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, killing three Palestinians and wounding five others Wednesday morning, hospital officials said.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:53:49 PM

Chavez's referendum defeat not to affect oil policy: minister
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS) There will be no change in Venezuela's oil policy following rejection of President Hugo Chavez's proposed constitutional overhaul in Sunday's referendum, Venezuelan energy minister has said.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:14:13 PM

Israel plans to build 300 homes in East Jerusalem
Tel Aviv/Ramallah, Dec 5 (DPA) The Israeli government has announced plans to build 300 apartments in a disputed east Jerusalem neighbourhood, prompting the Palestinians to allege that the Israelis are violating their obligations under an international peace plan.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 12:55:00 PM

Bush to visit Israel for first time in January
Tel Aviv, Dec 5 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will travel in January to Israel, marking his first visit to the US ally since he took office nearly seven years ago, Israeli broadcaster Channel 2 reported, citing government officials.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 12:54:32 PM

Suicide bombing kills eight in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least eight people have been killed and more than 40 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in central Iraq.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 11:55:44 AM

West must acknowledge Iran nuclear rights: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Dec 5 (DPA) Following a US intelligence report that Iran has halted its nuclear weapons programme, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the US and its Western allies should acknowledge Iran's nuclear rights.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007 9:36:55 AM

Gulf states decide to launch common market
Doha (Qatar), Dec 4 (Xinhua) Abdul Rahman al-Attiya, secretary general of the six oil-rich Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations, Tuesday announced the establishment of a common market at the closing session of the GCC summit here.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007 4:56:02 PM

Israel rockets Hamas base in central Gaza, kills three
Gaza, Dec 4 (DPA) Israel launched an aerial attack on a Hamas military base in central Gaza early Tuesday, killing three militants of the radical Islamic movement, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007 3:07:01 PM

Saudi minister rules out increase in oil production
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (Xinhua) Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali Al Naim said here Monday his country is not planning an increase in its oil production capacity, Emirates News Agency reported.

Monday, December 03, 2007 10:15:06 PM

Gulf Arab leaders meet over economic integration, regional security
Doha (Qatar), Dec 3 (Xinhua) Leaders of the six oil-rich Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations gathered here late Monday to discuss regional security issues and economic integration among the group members.

Monday, December 03, 2007 6:40:12 PM

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