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Suicide bombing kills five in Iraq
Mosul (Iraq), March 23 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 30 wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his truck into an army base in Mosul, the capital of the Iraqi province of Nineveh, an official said.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:49:01 PM

Indian man drowns off Dubai beach
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old Indian man drowned while swimming near Jumeriah beach here over the weekend even as the police rescued four Jordanians who were swept away by strong currents.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:25:17 PM

Middle East set for low cost aviation boom
Dubai, March 23 (IANS) In November last year, during the Dubai Air Show, Emirates ordered $23.4 billion worth of aircraft from Airbus and Boeing, with options for 50 more. Today, experts here say, this 'options for 50 more' is what is going to help the Dubai government spread its own version of low cost wings.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 11:20:10 AM

Israel has right to defend against rocket attacks: Cheney
Jerusalem, March 23 (DPA) US Vice President Dick Cheney Saturday vowed that Washington would never push Israel on security issues, and said Israel had the right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Palestinian militants.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 6:30:23 AM

Hamas, Fatah fail to agree on dialogue agenda
Sanaa, March 23 (DPA) Talks between the Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah broke down Saturday after negotiators from the two rival factions failed to reach an agreement on a Yemeni plan to reconcile them.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 3:00:46 AM

Controversy over France taking in 500 Iraqi Christians
Paris, March 22 (DPA) A French government announcement that it will grant asylum to 500 Iraqi Christians stirred controversy Saturday, with opponents warning it amounted to discrimination against Muslims.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 9:29:53 PM

Sarkozy's remarks on missile threat baseless: Tehran
Tehran, March 22 (DPA) Iran Saturday said remarks by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Iranian missiles being a threat to France and Europe were 'baseless'.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:41:04 PM

At least 14 killed in fresh Iraq violence (Lead)
Baghdad, March 22 (DPA) At least 14 people were reported killed Saturday, including civilians, Iraqi police officers and US soldiers, in separate incidents across Iraq, US military and media reports said.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:04:53 PM

Roadside bomb attack kills four in Iraq
Baghdad, March 22 (Xinhua) Two US soldiers and two Iraqi civilians were killed in a roadside bomb attack northwest of Baghdad Saturday, the US military said.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 7:10:38 PM

Asset bubbles likely to develop in the Gulf
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Negative real interest rates across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are fuelling inflation and creating conditions for asset bubbles to develop, according to a new study.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:29:45 PM

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