Sanaa (Yemen), Feb 21 (DPA) At least 40 Somali refuge-seekers have drowned after smugglers forced them at gunpoint into the sea to avoid detection by coast guards as their two overcrowded boats approached Yemeni shores, coast guard officials said Thursday.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:54:44 PM
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) The bodies of two Indian workers who were killed in Iraq earlier this week can be repatriated to India only next week because of a long holiday period ahead in Kuwait.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:37:46 PM
Abu Dhabi, Feb 21 (IANS) Chelsea Football Club Soccer Schools has begun its first overseas training in the Zayed Sports Club Soccer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, which will run for four days, WAM reported Thursday.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:10:31 PM
Ramallah, Feb 21 (Xinhua) The Palestinians can declare their statehood unilaterally if talks with Israel fail, a senior aide to President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 6:39:35 PM
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) India has fixed a minimum wage for its female household service workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at 1,100 dirhams ($300) per month.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 6:38:03 PM
Rabat, Feb 20 (DPA) The Moroccan government Wednesday announced that it was dissolving a Islamist party over its links with terrorism.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:32:03 PM
Baghdad, Feb 20 (DPA) The new Iraqi flag - purged of references to former president Saddam Hussein - has been rejected by the local council of the western Iraqi town of Fallujah, once the centre of insurgency in the so-called Sunni triangle, a city councillor said Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:31:24 PM
Kuwait City, Feb 20 (IANS) India's Joshna Chinappa crashed out in the women's semi-finals of the Asian Squash Championship won by Malaysia's top seed Nicol David.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:24:03 PM
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The Middle East's first low-cost airline Air Arabia will add the city of Kozhikode in Kerala to its list of destinations in India effective Feb 26.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:21:24 PM
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) Despite losing the four-match Test series against Australia 2-1, India are still the second ranked team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings released here Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 6:51:11 PM
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