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Work starts on UAE's first green city
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS) The construction work for a Masdar City - a zero-carbon, zero-waste, green city - has started, news agency WAM reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 5:56:52 PM

Israeli warplanes strike on Gaza, one killed
Gaza City, Feb 10 (DPA) Israeli warplanes carried out a series of air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip, killing one Hamas militant and wounding around 10 people, witnesses and medics said.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:31:46 PM

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 9 (DPA) A bomb attack and an explosion killed five US soldiers in Iraq in separate incidents, the US military said early Saturday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 1:03:44 PM

Middle East water industry set to witness massive growth
Dubai, Feb 8 (IANS) Water supply industry across the Middle East would attract investment of some $100 billion over the next 10 years, according to industry experts, news agency WAM reported Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:59:14 PM

Gunmen kidnap policeman, injure 10 in Iraq
Fallujah (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) A police personnel was kidnapped and 10 others were injured when gunmen attacked a checkpoint near the Fallujah city, 50 km west of Baghdad early Friday, an official said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:51:15 PM

Rights groups condemn Israel over power cut in Gaza
Jerusalem, Feb 8 (Xinhua) The human rights groups have condemned Israel for restricting electricity supply to the Gaza Strip, local daily Ha'aretz reported on its website Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:43:01 PM

Gunmen kill four in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) Four people, including a relative of a senior official, have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northern Iraqi province of Salahudin, an official at the US and Iraqi liaison office said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 3:00:17 PM

Hamas confiscates aid trucks to Gaza
Jerusalem/Gaza, Feb 8 (DPA) At least 10 trucks with humanitarian aid sent to the Gaza Strip by the Jordanian Red Crescent Society have been confiscated by Hamas police shortly after the lorries entered the territory, according to aid officials in Jerusalem.

Friday, February 08, 2008 9:37:58 AM

Dhoni climbs to 11th spot in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) India's one-day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni climbed up seven positions to 11th while Sachin Tendulkar slipped by one spot to ninth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings announced here Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:53:28 PM

Iran calls for Vatican intervention against blasphemy
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran has called on the Vatican to intervene and stop the ugly phenomenon of blasphemy the world is witnessing currently.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:52:46 PM

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