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UAE railway network to begin operation in 2013
Abu Dhabi 31 Oct (IANS) A railway network connecting all states of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will start operating from the year 2013, according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 5:12:47 PM

Factory fire kills four in Sharjah
Sharjah, Oct 31 (IANS) Four people have been killed and twice as many injured in a devastating fire that engulfed four factories here and damaged several vehicles, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 3:57:56 PM

Iraq to withdraw immunity to foreign security firms
Baghdad, Oct 30 (Xinhua) The Iraqi government Tuesday approved of a draft law withdrawing immunity to foreign security firms operating in the country, Dubai-based al-Arabiya television reported.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6:48:19 PM

Iran praises IAEA stance in nuclear dispute
Tehran, Oct 30 (DPA) Tehran Tuesday praised the stance of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head Mohammed ElBaradei in the ongoing nuclear dispute between the West and Iran.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 2:44:52 PM

Hamas predicts Abbas will fall in autumn like leaves
Palestine, Oct 30 (DPA) Members of the Islamic Hamas movement have threatened to depose Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the coming months, saying Abbas 'will fall in the autumn like leaves'.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:28:27 AM

Israel tightens closure on Gaza, threatens disengagement
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (DPA) Israel has threatened to sever its economic and infrastructural ties with the Gaza Strip if rocket attacks from the area continued, a day after it began curbing fuel supplies to the impoverished coastal salient.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:12:48 AM

At least 34 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 29 (DPA) At least 34 people - mostly policemen - were killed Monday and more than 36 wounded in insurgency related violence in Iraq, sources said.

Monday, October 29, 2007 6:38:35 PM

Olmert says he has signs of prostate cancer
Jerusalem, Oct 29 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday that doctors have discovered the 'first signs' of a cancerous growth in his prostate.

Monday, October 29, 2007 6:04:25 PM

Egypt to launch civilian nuclear programme
Cairo, Oct 29 (Xinhua) President Hosni Mubarak announced Monday Egypt will set up nuclear power plants to make up shortfall in generation, and thus augment the country's power security, local media reported.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:56:33 PM

Israel to sever Gaza ties if rocket strikes continue
Tel Aviv, Oct 29 (DPA) Israel threatened Monday to sever its economic and infrastructure ties with the Gaza Strip if rocket attacks from the area at its southern towns and villages continued.

Monday, October 29, 2007 5:56:05 PM

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