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UAE to launch humanitarian and environment TV channel
Abu Dhabi, March 11 (IANS) A humanitarian and environment TV channel will be launched soon in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan has announced.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 3:38:59 PM

Iraq bomb attack kills three US soldiers
Baghdad, March 11 (Xinhua) Three US soldiers and their interpreter were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq's volatile eastern province of Diyala, the US military said.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 2:30:01 PM

Five US troops killed in Baghdad suicide bombing
Baghdad, March 11 (Xinhua) Five US troops have been killed and three injured in a suicide attack in the Iraqi capital, the US military said.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 5:46:26 AM

Egypt brokered truce between Israel and Hamas: Abbas
Amman, March 10 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday said a truce 'deal' had been reached 'in principle' between Israel and Hamas through Egyptian mediation.

Monday, March 10, 2008 11:33:40 PM

Daniel Vettori moves up in ICC rankings
Dubai, March 10 (IANS) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has scaled four places to a career-high 26th position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen.

Monday, March 10, 2008 9:42:24 PM

UAE, Sudan discuss cultural, sports cooperation
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday said it wants to widen bilateral relations with Sudan in the best interest of the two peoples, WAM news agency reported.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:31:57 PM

Lebanese presidential election put off again
Beirut, March 10 (Xinhua) Speaker of Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri Monday postponed the parliamentary session, which was scheduled to elect a new president, till March 25.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:21:59 PM

Palestine and Israel likely to resume talks next week
Ramallah (Palestine), March 10 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to meet Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert next week following a brief suspension of peace talks, a source in Abbas' office told Xinhua Monday.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:11:05 PM

Female suicide bomber kills tribal police chief in Iraq
Baghdad, March 10 (DPA) A female suicide bomber blew herself up Monday near the house of a chief of tribal police in the restive Diyala province in northeast Iraq, killing him and three others.

Monday, March 10, 2008 3:32:07 PM

UAE to continue ban on VoIP services
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (Xinhua) United Arab Emirates (UAE) will continue its ban on software programme Skype and other services based on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), a low-cost web-based communication technology, the Gulf News reported Monday.

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:30:11 PM

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