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Indian mission probes allegation against Bahraini firm
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Bahrain is investigating an Indian worker's allegation that he has been asked to pay money by his former employee to get back his passport.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 12:03:13 PM

UAE to penalise firms hiring illegal foreign workers
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) The UAE has decided to impose heavy penalties on companies that are found hiring illegal foreign workers, including Indians, from next month.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 11:29:00 AM

Olmert interested in peace talks with Syria
Jerusalem, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said that Israel is interested in holding peace talks with Syria under the right conditions, local daily Ha'aretz reported.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 11:06:03 AM

Iraq revokes licence of US private security firm
Baghdad, Sep 18 (DPA) Iraq has revoked the licence of a US security firm accused of killing civilians in a Baghdad shootout, the government said. The US has expressed regret about the deaths.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 10:50:52 AM

Lebanon's Ramadan: Crowded cafes, fewer customers in bars
Beirut, Sep 18 (DPA) The month of Ramadan in Lebanon means a time of religious reflection, family gatherings and, above all, a booming trade for sidewalk cafes with fewer customers for pubs.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 8:20:39 AM

Hamas reiterates commitment to ceasefire with Israel
Gaza, Sep 17 (Xinhua) The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said Monday that it will abide by the platform of its sacked government regarding the ceasefire if Israel commits itself to the mutual truce in return.

Monday, September 17, 2007 7:57:24 PM

Islamic Jihad rejects Hamas truce proposal
Gaza, Sep 17 (Xinhua) Islamic Jihad movement rejected Monday a call by deposed Hamas government prime minister Ismail Haneya in Gaza for renewing a mutual truce with Israel.

Monday, September 17, 2007 5:46:57 PM

Abbas threatens to shun November peace conference
Ramallah, Sep 17 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not attend the US-sponsored Middle East peace conference in November, if Israel does not negotiate a binding, meaningful agreement for a final peace deal, his senior aide said Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2007 4:14:25 PM

New rule introduced for recruiting women from India
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) India has introduced a new measure where women who have not completed high school would be allowed to work in foreign countries only if they are above 30, in order to ensure their safety.

Monday, September 17, 2007 2:15:36 PM

West not justified in putting sanctions on Iran: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Sep 17 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that Western powers had no justification to impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programmes.

Monday, September 17, 2007 10:57:39 AM

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