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UAE approves nuclear energy programme
Abu Dhabi, March 24 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a plan to develop the country's nuclear energy programme, according to media reports.

Monday, March 24, 2008 1:09:16 PM

Delegates to hold preparatory meetings for Arab summit
Damascus, March 24 (Xinhua) Permanent delegates of the Arab League and senior officials would hold meetings Monday in preparation for the upcoming Arab summit due here later this month, the official SANA news agency reported.

Monday, March 24, 2008 10:43:19 AM

Lebanon's president election might face another postponement
Beirut, March 24 (DPA) Lebanon's House Speaker Nabih Berri has hinted that the parliament session scheduled for March 25 to elect a president might be postponed for the 17th consecutive time.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:23:00 AM

Hamas: Dialogue with Fatah to start April 5
Gaza, March 23 (Xinhua) Ayman Taha, a Hamas spokesman in Gaza, said Sunday that Hamas and its rival Fatah movement leaders agreed in Yemen to resume dialogue April 5 in the Palestinian territories.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:27:48 PM

Terror killing Mideast peace hopes: Dick Cheney
Ramallah, March 23 (Xinhua) Visiting US Vice-President Dick Cheney said Sunday that 'terror and rockets' against Israel killed not only innocent civilians, but also hopes for a Palestinian state.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:42:46 PM

At least 63 killed, as many injured in Iraqi violence (Lead)
Baghdad, March 23 (DPA) At least 63 people were killed Sunday, including Iraqi soldiers and members of the same family, while 63 were injured in separate incidents across Iraq, officials and media reports said.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:20:18 PM

Work on world's largest water reservoirs begins in Dubai
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Construction has began here on what are to become the world's largest pre-stressed-concrete drinking-water reservoirs.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 7:07:57 PM

Dubai-China trade soars past $19 bn
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) Non-oil trade between Dubai and China, which has been increasing steadily over the past five years, has registered an increase by 47 percent at $19.4 billion, WAM reported Sunday, quoting official figures.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 5:11:53 PM

Russia, Egypt to sign nuclear energy deal
Cairo, March 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia and Egypt will sign an agreement on cooperation in civilian nuclear energy next week, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 5:11:23 PM

Saudi Arabia to create mini sovereign wealth fund
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia is likely to approve a mini sovereign fund that will manage the country's internal wealth before it is expanded into a full-fledged body overseeing its assets abroad.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 4:51:16 PM

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