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Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Iraq, kill 6
Mosul (Iraq), Aug 29 (Xinhua) Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint south of Mosul in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh Wednesday, killing at least five policemen and a civilian, a provincial police source said.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:55:05 PM

US to donate $30m dollars to displaced Iraqi children
Amman, Aug 29 (DPA) The US Assistant Secretary of State Allen Sauerbrey has announced that her country would be contributing $30 million to provide educational opportunities for Iraqi children in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 9:51:18 AM

Iraqi authorities impose curfew, evacuate pilgrims in Karbala
Baghdad, Aug 28 (Xinhua) The Iraqi authorities imposed curfew Tuesday in the holy city of Karbala, ordering thousands of Shia pilgrims to evacuate the city, after fierce clashes between gunmen and the Iraqi police, a local police source said.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 6:53:59 PM

33 insurgents killed in Baghdad
Baghdad, Aug 28 (Xinhua) US and Iraqi forces backed by air support have killed 33 insurgents during an operation aimed at reopening a water canal seized by gunmen in the volatile Diyala province, military said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 5:25:51 PM

Abbas, Olmert hold talks in Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Aug 28 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived at Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's residence in Jerusalem Tuesday for summit talks ahead of a US-sponsored peace conference this autumn.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 5:24:18 PM

Hamas official denies sending proposal to Abbas
Gaza, Aug 28 (Xinhua) An Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) leader in Gaza Tuesday denied reports that he had submitted his vision of ending Gaza crisis to the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of the rival Fatah group.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3:49:45 PM

Suicide bomber kills nine worshippers in Iraq
Fallujah (Iraq) Aug 28 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up among worshippers at a mosque in the city of Fallujah west of Baghdad killing at least nine people and wounding 11, a police source said.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 10:40:24 AM

Police crack Indian expat's murder in Sharjah
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) Police in Sharjah claimed to have solved the murder of an Indian businessman Devrajan, whose body was found in his apartment last week and have arrested his Sri Lankan maid.

Monday, August 27, 2007 11:17:18 AM

Israeli military allows 75 people from Gaza to travel abroad
Tel Aviv, Aug 27 (DPA) The Israeli military has allowed 75 people from the Gaza Strip to leave the enclave and travel abroad, a spokesman for the ministry of defence said.

Monday, August 27, 2007 10:34:25 AM

Jordan's king wants nuclear programme speeded up
Amman, Aug 27 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II has urged an ad hoc panel to 'speed up' the implementation of a nuclear programme to help the country come to grips with its soaring energy bill.

Monday, August 27, 2007 9:09:47 AM

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