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Israel preparing for new war: Hezbollah
Beirut, April 7 (DPA) Lebanon's Shia militant group Hezbollah has said that new Israeli military exercises near the Lebanese border are intended to prepare for a new war on the country.

Monday, April 07, 2008 5:44:42 AM

Egyptian forces on alert as cyber-activists incite to strike
Cairo, April 6 (DPA) Thousands of security forces were deployed around Egypt Sunday for fear of an outbreak of unrest after opposition activists launched a week-long cyber-campaign calling for civil disobedience and strikes in protest of rising food prices and poor wages.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 11:06:29 PM

UAE supermarket chain commits to freeze prices
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) leading supermarket chain Lulu Hypermarket Group signed an agreement Sunday with the country's ministry of economy to implement the first phase of a programme to maintain the 2007 prices of more than 32 basic food commodities throughout 2008.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 8:06:13 PM

Indian missions in UAE outsource passport, visa services
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi and the consulate in Dubai have become the first Indian missions in the Gulf to outsource the process of collecting passport and visa applications and distributing them.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 7:11:02 PM

Abducted students freed in Iraq (Second lead)
Baghdad, April 6 (DPA) University students abducted in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Sunday have been released by the army, the defence ministry said.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:54:45 PM

Saudi Arabia to create largest port in Red Sea
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Emaar, the Economic City, a subsidiary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate giant Emaar, and global marine terminal operator DP World have signed an agreement to develop and operate a seaport in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) in Saudi Arabia.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:47:07 PM

Saudi bank to launch country's biggest IPO
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Alinma Bank has announced the launch of the largest ever initial public offering (IPO) in the country April 7.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:46:30 PM

Rising Gulf demand may curtail oil exports in summer (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Increasing energy demand across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, along with a gas supply crunch, may lead to a fall in oil exports from the region this summer, according to a new report.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:46:03 PM

UAE looks to Asia, Middle East for partnership: Minister
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), April 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it is seeking to strengthen partnership with Asian and Middle East countries, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:44:59 PM

Iran to observe Nuclear Technology Day April 8
Tehran, April 6 (RIA Novosti) Iran will hold its second Nuclear Technology Day April 8 during which the government would tout the country's achievements in the nuclear sector.

Sunday, April 06, 2008 6:44:18 PM

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