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Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt to visit Israel
Amman, July 20 (DPA) Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul Ilah Khatib and his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Aboul Gheit are to visit Israel Wednesday to discuss re-launching the Arab-Israeli peace process in accordance with the Arab peace initiative, Jordan's ambassador to Israel Ali al-Ayed was quoted Friday as saying.

Friday, July 20, 2007 12:01:18 PM

Ahmadinejad warns: Enemies will be 'burned'
Damascus, July 20 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad voiced his support for Lebanon's militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah during an official state visit to Syria, warning 'enemies of the region' to abandon hostile plans or risk being 'burned'.

Friday, July 20, 2007 11:13:24 AM

Hamas pledges not to give Gaza facilities back to Abbas
Gaza City, July 20 (DPA) The Islamic Hamas movement has pledged not to give up the security compounds and facilities of forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas it had taken control of June 14.

Friday, July 20, 2007 10:06:58 AM

Abbas says he will decree early poll 'very soon'
Ramallah, July 19 (DPA) Deepening his rift with Hamas, which immediately slammed his election call as 'illegal', Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he would 'very soon' issue a decree for early presidential and legislative polls.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 12:50:48 PM

Indian charged for bribing driving instructor
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) An Indian man here was put on trial for trying to bribe a driving instructor to pass in a driving test.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 12:29:15 PM

Iranian linguistic centre coins Farsi term for SMS
Tehran, July 19 (DPA) An Iranian linguistic centre has called for the use of a Farsi term for SMS or mobile phone text messaging.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 10:01:49 AM

Chance for Indian cricketers to improve rankings
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) India has only two players - spinner Anil Kumble and captain Rahul Dravid - among the top 10 bowlers and batsmen in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 6:25:50 PM

3-0 win will boost India to second in ICC rankings
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) If fifth-placed India beat England 3-0 in the three-Test series starting at Lord's Thursday, Rahul Dravid's side could jump to second on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship table.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 5:48:51 PM

Six Iraqis, two US soldiers killed in Baghdad bombings
Baghdad, July 18 (DPA) At least six people were killed and five wounded Wednesday when two bombs went off in the Iraqi capital, independent Voices of Iraq news agency reported quoting a police source.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 4:15:34 PM

Libya commutes death sentences to life
Cairo, July 18 (Xinhua) Libya's highest judicial body has commuted the death sentences against six foreign health workers for infecting children with the HIV virus to life imprisonment.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 1:22:47 PM

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