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Palestinian groups reject Israeli offer of prisoner swap
Gaza, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Palestinian groups Thursday rejected an Israeli offer to release 200 Palestinians in exchange for captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:02:24 PM

Hamas police, Gaza clan call ceasefire after five killed (Lead)
Gaza, Oct 18 (DPA) A militant Palestinian group said Thursday that it has succeeded in putting an end to fighting between a Gaza clan and police forces loyal to the Islamic Hamas movement, which claimed five lives overnight Wednesday and left 30 people injured.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:57:44 PM

Attacks target school children, policemen in Iraqi cities
Baghdad, Oct 18 (DPA) At least four people were killed and seven wounded, including policemen and school children, Thursday in two attacks in the cities of Basra and Mosul cities, sources said.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:57:17 PM

Iran rejects Bush 'World War III' warning as 'psychological war' (Lead)
Tehran/Washington, Oct 18 (DPA) Iran rejected US President George W. Bush's 'World War III' warning as 'nothing more than a psychological war', Tehran media reported Thursday.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 3:53:04 PM

Clashes between Gaza clan gunmen and Hamas kill four
Gaza, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Four Palestinians were killed and 15 wounded in clashes between one of Gaza City's clans and the Hamas movement's police in the Gaza Strip, medics and witnesses said.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:18:03 AM

Moussa to call Arab foreign minister's meet on Mideast peace
Cairo, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Arab League (AL) Secretary General Amr Moussa has said that he will call an Arab foreign ministers' meeting for more coordination on a US-brokered international conference on Mideast peace, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:16:37 AM

Rice still optimistic about Middle East meeting outcome
Jerusalem, Oct 18 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that she is optimistic that an upcoming US-hosted Middle East conference could be successful.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 10:25:02 AM

Olmert to make a surprise visit to Moscow Thursday
Tel Aviv, Oct 17 (RIA Novosti) Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrives in Moscow Thursday to discuss Iran's nuclear ambitions and a peace conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the US later this year, the premier's spokesperson said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:26:02 PM

First phase of Palestinian census in a decade kicks off
Ramallah, Oct 17 (DPA) Around 1,000 Palestinian field workers Wednesday started numbering buildings throughout the West Bank, officials said, as the first phase of the second population and building census in the Palestinian areas got underway.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:06:09 PM

'Chemical Ali' not to be hanged in immediate future: judge
Baghdad, Oct 17 (DPA) 'Chemical Ali' and two other members of the late president Saddam Hussein's regime will not be executed 'within the next few hours' as had been previously reported, a judge from the supreme Iraqi tribunal told Iraqi media.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:09:58 PM

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