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Turkey rejects ceasefire offer by Kurdish rebels
Baghdad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan Tuesday rejected the ceasefire offer by the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), saying there's no 'ceasefire' with terror.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 4:29:15 PM

Iraqi police claim US air strike killed 16 people (Lead)
Baghdad, Oct 23 (DPA) At least 16 people were killed and 14 wounded when US forces conducted a pre-dawn air raid south of Tikrit, police sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 4:05:31 PM

16 killed in US chopper attack in northern Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Oct 23 (Xinhua) A US helicopter opened fire Tuesday at a gathering in northern Iraq, killing 16 people and wounding 14, a local police source said.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 3:35:50 PM

Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians in West Bank
Ramallah, Oct 23 (DPA) During an Israeli army operation in the West Bank early Tuesday, undercover members of the unit killed two Palestinian militants in the northern city of Jenin, according to security sources.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 1:00:15 PM

Jordan rejects Israeli position on Middle East peace conference
Amman, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Jordan has refused to accept Israel's position on a US-sponsored international conference on Middle East peace as stated by its prime minister recently.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:21:31 AM

Iran's Jalili is newcomer in nuclear mission
Teheran, Oct 23 (DPA) Iran's new nuclear negotiator Saeid Jalili is headed to Rome on his first mission in the new job -- a meeting with European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:35:04 AM

Bin Laden asks Iraqis to unite under Islamic banner
Cairo, Oct 23 (DPA) A new audiotape message purported to have been recorded by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden calls on Iraqis to unite 'under the banner of Islam'.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:07:23 AM

30 Palestinians injured in Israeli jail riot
Tel Aviv, Oct 22 (DPA) At least 30 people were injured early Monday when hundreds of jailed Palestinian militants stirred a riot in Israel's southern Ketziot prison, a spokeswoman for the Israel Prisons Authority said.

Monday, October 22, 2007 4:13:33 PM

UAE may ban hiring of workers through agents
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to check rampant exploitation of foreign workers in the country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government is contemplating new measures to completely stop hiring workers through recruitment agencies.

Monday, October 22, 2007 11:33:07 AM

Indian mission alarmed by increasing worksite accidents in Bahrain
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) To cash in on the construction boom in Bahrain by completing projects quickly, contractors are compromising the safety of foreign workers at worksites, the Indian ambassador has said.

Monday, October 22, 2007 11:31:40 AM

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