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Saudi prisoner awaiting execution to get married
Riyadh, Nov 1 (DPA) A Saudi prisoner who awaits execution for murder is getting married Thursday to the daughter of another prisoner with a similar destiny, local Okaz newspaper reported.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 5:23:54 PM

Sharjah Expo to cash in on construction boom
Sharjah, Nov 1 (IANS) With projects worth over $1 trillion currently underway in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and $150 billion more in the pipeline, the Middle East is in midst of a construction boom.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 4:54:54 PM

Iran ready for talks with US over Iraq: foreign minister
Baghdad, Nov 1 (DPA) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has said Iran was willing to hold fresh talks with the US over Iraqi security.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 10:11:28 AM

Many protesting Indian workers in Dubai face deportation
Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) Authorities here were likely to deport 160 workers, including 90 Indian nationals, part of a group of over 4,000 labourers who were detained for indulging in violence Saturday outside a Jebel Ali labour camp in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 10:03:37 PM

ICC to give merit-based incentives to umpires
Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday decided to give a merit-based increment to its elite panel of umpires to encourage others to aspire to get into the top-most bracket.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 7:50:27 PM

India, Pakistan in separate pools for 2009 Twenty20
Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) Defending world Twenty20 cricket champions India were Wednesday grouped along with Bangladesh and Zimbabwe for the 2009 Twenty20 World Championship in England.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 7:48:25 PM

Decision on Samuels' match-fixing case deferred
Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) A decision on West Indian Marlon Samuels' match-fixing case was deferred by the world cricket body at a meeting here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 7:19:54 PM

UAE railway network to begin operation in 2013
Abu Dhabi 31 Oct (IANS) A railway network connecting all states of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will start operating from the year 2013, according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 5:12:47 PM

Factory fire kills four in Sharjah
Sharjah, Oct 31 (IANS) Four people have been killed and twice as many injured in a devastating fire that engulfed four factories here and damaged several vehicles, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 3:57:56 PM

Iraq to withdraw immunity to foreign security firms
Baghdad, Oct 30 (Xinhua) The Iraqi government Tuesday approved of a draft law withdrawing immunity to foreign security firms operating in the country, Dubai-based al-Arabiya television reported.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6:48:19 PM

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