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Olmert asked for donation in cash: Witness
Jerusalem, May 27 (DPA) The main state witness in a new corruption case against Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert testified Tuesday that he had given Olmert donations in cash because the premier had said he did not want to receive cheques.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 5:40:56 PM

Airport industry to witness boom in the Gulf region
Abu Dhabi, May 27 (IANS) A buoyant economy and rapid expansion of Gulf countries' state-owned airlines are leading to a boom in the airport development industry in the Middle East, according to a survey, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 5:38:12 PM

Key witness in Olmert money scandal testifies to court
Jerusalem, May 27 (DPA) The key witness in the new corruption case against Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began testifying in a Jerusalem court Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 5:26:08 PM

India tops Dubai's import destinations
Dubai, May 27 (IANS) India has topped the list of Dubai's direct import destinations ahead of China in the first quarter of 2008, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 4:26:19 PM

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits northwest Iran
Tehran, May 27 (RIA Novosti) A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Zandjan province in northwest Iran Tuesday, a seismological assessment centre reported.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 3:09:01 PM

Roadside bomb blast kills eight Afghan civilians
Kabul, May 27 (DPA) A roadside bomb blast in south-western Afghanistan killed eight civilians, while A US-led coalition soldier has died from injuries he sustained in an accident, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 2:49:39 PM

Middle East poised for dramatic growth
Dubai, May 27 (IANS) The Middle Eastern economy is poised for remarkable growth with potential investment capacity, in both private and public sectors, reaching approximately $4 trillion, according to a global management consultant firm, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 2:21:12 PM

Leave weapons out of Lebanon's internal disputes: Hezbollah
Beirut, May 27 (Xinhua) Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has said that his group will not use weapons in Lebanon's internal disputes.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 10:37:48 AM

Middle East importers banking on China to survive inflation: survey
Dubai, May 26 (IANS) A vast majority of importers in the Middle East countries will increase their purchases from China in order to survive the raging region-wide inflation, according to a new survey.

Monday, May 26, 2008 8:50:05 PM

Media vital catalyst between policy-making, research: expert
Dubai, May 26 (IANS) The media can play the role of an important catalyst between policy-makers and researchers on developmental issues, according to Rami George Khouri, head of a Beirut-based think-tank.

Monday, May 26, 2008 7:45:41 PM

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