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Dubai to host geospatial intelligence conference
Dubai, April 10 (IANS) The Defence Geospatial Intelligence Middle East conference would be held here April 27-29 with the participation of experts from the world's leading geospatial intelligence organisations, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 10:45:29 AM

US military's eyes in the sky - unmanned aerial vehicles
Baquba (Iraq), April 10 (DPA) They sound like a loud mosquito buzzing above your head or a lawnmower rumbling in the distance. And you'll only see them by chance day or night - no matter how hard you look. But the machines producing those sounds play a key role in the war in Iraq and will do so in future conflicts around the world.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:31:31 AM

US looking for more troops cut in Iraq, top commander says
Washington, April 9 (DPA) The top US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, said Wednesday he has begun looking at areas for additional troop pullouts, but cautioned there should be no more reductions until the security situation can be evaluated.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 11:02:27 PM

Three Pakistani players quizzed by ICC officials
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday said it had interrogated three Pakistani players over the match-fixing allegations raised by banned bowler Shoaib Akhtar.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 10:48:27 PM

Six killed in Gaza Strip fighting (Lead)
Tel Aviv/Gaza City, April 9 (DPA) Six people - three Israelis and three Palestinians - were killed in separate incidents in the volatile Gaza Strip Wednesday, in a morning gun battle in the south and in a clash in the central Strip in the afternoon.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 10:34:21 PM

Two Israelis killed as militants infiltrate border point
Tel Aviv, April 9 (DPA) Palestinian militants infiltrated a crossing point on the Israel-Gaza Strip border Wednesday afternoon and fired mortars, killing two Israelis, authorities said.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 8:33:38 PM

Iran to build second enrichment plant by March 2009
Tehran, April 9 (RIA Novosti) Iran will build another uranium processing plant by next March, a deputy head of the country's nuclear energy organization said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 8:02:38 PM

UAE telecom operator's global user base touches 63 mn
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) The UAE's leading telecom services provider Etisalat has said the number of subscribers in its global network has touched 63 million.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:34:41 PM

UAE firm acquires 88 percent of Singapore retail chain
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) UAE-based Al Futtaim group has acquired 88 percent stake in Robinson, a Singapore-based retail chain.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:34:10 PM

Shapoorji Pallonji re-enters UAE with $599 mn projects (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) Leading Indian construction company Shapoorji Pallonji International FZE has re-entered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market, with eight projects worth 2.2 billion dirhams ($599 million) set for delivery over the next two years.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:33:36 PM

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