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Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, June 29 (Xinhua) Five US soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in an ambush in southern Baghdad, the US military said Friday.

Friday, June 29, 2007 3:46:32 PM

Blair's appointment as peace envoy 'bad omen': Jordan press
Amman, June 29 (DPA) Jordanian newspapers Friday greeted the appointment of former British prime minister Tony Blair as an envoy for the Middle East quartet with scepticism, calling it a 'bad omen' unlikely to bring peace or justice to the region.

Friday, June 29, 2007 11:30:45 AM

Lebanese troops kill six militants
Beirut, June 28 (Xinhua) Six militants were killed by Lebanese troops during a firefight in a northern town Thursday, security sources said.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 3:41:06 PM

Fresh violence leaves 31 dead in Iraq (LEAD)
Baghdad, June 28 (Xinhua) Four foreign troopers were among 31 people killed in latest violence in Iraq Thursday, sources said.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 3:09:04 PM

25 people killed in Baghdad car bomb
Baghdad, June 28 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were killed and 40 wounded when a car bomb detonated in a crowded parking lot in southern Baghdad Thursday, an interior ministry source said.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 12:24:52 PM

Hamas slams Blair's nomination as Middle East envoy
Gaza, June 28 (Xinhua) Hamas has slammed the nomination of British former prime minister Tony Blair as envoy for the Middle East Quartet.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:25:26 AM

Unity government only way out of crisis: Hezbollah
Beirut, June 28 (Xinhua) Hezbollah has said the formation of a national unity government was the only way out of the current crisis in Lebanon.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 9:51:00 AM

Iraqi journalist shot dead in Baghdad
Baghdad, June 27 (DPA) Iraqi journalist Hamed Sarhan was killed by gunmen in southern Baghdad, Iraq's press syndicate president Shehab al-Tamimi said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:36:36 PM

Hamas dismisses presidential decree banning armed militia (LEAD)
Ramallah/Gaza June 27(DPA/Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has banned all armed militias operating in the Palestinian territory, a decree which Hamas that controls Gaza Strip dismissed Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:30:53 PM

Female pharaoh Hatshepsut's mummy identified via DNA
Cairo, June 27 (DPA) The mummy of Hatshepsut, the most famous queen who ruled ancient Egypt, has finally been verified via DNA and scanning tests, Egypt's Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 4:53:53 PM

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