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Iran may recall foreign-based players for World Cup qualifiers
Tehran, Dec 29 (DPA) Iran plans to recall most of its foreign-based players as it tackles the first round of qualification games for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, IRNA news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 6:10:17 PM

Ajman unveils $4-billion plans for mini-city
Ajman (UAE), Dec 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Real Estate Investment Est. and Korea's DSEC International will jointly develop a mini city in the emirate of Ajman at an estimated cost of $4 billion, WAM news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 5:21:42 PM

Fatah militias dismantled: Palestinian minister
Ramallah, Dec 29 (DPA) The Fatah militias, al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, have been dismantled and no longer exist, Minister of Interior Abdul Razzak Yehya confirmed Saturday.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 4:35:14 PM

Eight killed in Baghdad car bombing
Baghdad, Dec 28 (Xinhua) At least eight people were killed and 32 injured in a car bomb explosion at a crowded central Baghdad area Friday, an Interior Ministry official said.

Friday, December 28, 2007 6:46:39 PM

Portugal's Jorge to coach Iranian team
Tehran, Dec 27 (DPA) Portuguese coach Artur Jorge Braga Melo Teixeira has been named by the Iranian Football Federation (FFI) as new coach of the national team, ISNA news agency has reported.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 5:18:30 PM

Abu Dhabi puts restrictions on visit visas
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (Xinhua) The immigration authorities of Abu Dhabi, the largest emirate of the Untied Arab Emirates (UAE), has put restrictions on visit visas in a bid to curb illegal immigration, a local daily reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 4:21:54 PM

Spending on internal security to reach $178bn by 2015
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) The global homeland security business is flourishing and governments and businesses worldwide are expected to spend some $178 billion by 2015 to counter terror threats, according to security experts and industry sources, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 4:07:25 PM

US troops kill 11 Shiite militants in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 27 (Xinhua) US troops killed 11 Shiite militiamen in an early morning raid Thursday south of Baghdad, US military said.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 3:23:56 PM

Arab fund lends $75 mn for Lebanon rebuilding
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) will extend to Lebanon two loans worth $75 million to aid financial reforms in the strife-torn country, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, December 27, 2007 2:33:54 PM

Russia to sell advanced air defence systems to Iran
Tehran, Dec 26 (RIA Novosti) Iran has signed an agreement with Russia for the supply of advanced S-300 air defence missile systems to the Islamic Republic, Fars news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 7:14:05 PM

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