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India's ties with Israel don't worry Arab world: envoy
Jeddah, Sep 11 (IANS) India's growing defence ties with Israel have not caused concern in the Arab world, says a top diplomat, even as he restates New Delhi's commitment to the Middle East peace process and the creation of an independent Palestinian state.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 9:55:27 AM

Olmert, Abbas vow to work for success of Mideast meeting (Lead)
Jerusalem, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas vowed Monday 'to contribute to the success' of a planned international meeting on Middle East peace.

Monday, September 10, 2007 8:29:14 PM

US threatens Turkey over energy support to Iran
Tehran, Sep 10 (IANS) The US has threatened Turkey with sanctions for its energy cooperation with Iran, Mehr New Agency reported Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 8:15:04 PM

Olmert, Abbas issue joint statement, seek common ground
Jerusalme, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the Palestinian National Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a joint statement at the end of their meeting Monday, which says 'both leaders wish to contribute to the success of the upcoming international conference'.

Monday, September 10, 2007 6:57:24 PM

Iraqi PM says civil war prevented in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Monday his government had succeeded in preventing civil war in the war-torn country and that violence had dropped by 75 percent in Baghdad and other volatile provinces.

Monday, September 10, 2007 5:42:47 PM

European players start to mediate on prisoner exchange: Hamas
Gaza, Sep 10 (Xinhua) European sides have started to mediate between Hamas and Israel to achieve a prisoner exchange deal after Egypt stopped its efforts on the issue, an aide for Hamas leader Ismail Haneya said Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 5:41:51 PM

US, Iraqi forces kill 12 suspected Al Qaeda militants
Baghdad, Sep 10 (Xinhua) US and Iraqi forces, backed by helicopters, fought suspected Al Qaeda militants during a raid outside the city of Samarra north of Baghdad, killing 12 militants, US military said Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 2:28:30 PM

Iran not to suspend enrichment: Larijani
Tehran, Sep 10 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Monday Iran has said it will not stop uranium enrichment even at the risk of UN sanctions and called access to nuclear energy its 'inalienable right'.

Monday, September 10, 2007 1:38:08 PM

Andhra team discusses illegal immigrants with UAE
Dubai, Sep 10 (IANS) A delegation from Andhra Pradesh led by Minorities Welfare Minister Mohammed Ali Shabber has held talks with officials here to discuss long term solutions to tackle the problem of illegal immigrants from the state.

Monday, September 10, 2007 11:32:49 AM

Flurry of diplomacy for Mideast peace conference
Amman, Sep 10 (Xinhua) In the latest diplomatic activity aimed at facilitating the US-proposed Middle East peace process, Jordan's King Abdullah II has met visiting international Quartet envoy Tony Blair.

Monday, September 10, 2007 10:59:39 AM

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