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Double bomb attack on Iraqi deputy PM, three killed
Baghdad, March 23 (Xinhua) Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Salam al-Zubaie survived a double bomb attack after Friday prayers, but the attack killed at least three people and wounded 10, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.

Friday, March 23, 2007 6:23:44 PM

UN secretary general jolted by explosion in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 22 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had a first-hand experience of violence in Iraq Thursday when an explosion rocked the building where he was addressing a press conference with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 10:52:08 PM

UN Secretary General Ban visits Baghdad
Baghdad, March 22 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon started his first official visit to the Middle East with an unannounced trip to Baghdad Thursday, official Iraqi television reported.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 5:36:21 PM

UAE analyses HIV policies to plan national strategy
Abu Dhabi, March 22 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is analysing its HIV/AIDS policies to develop a five-year national strategy concerning the killer disease, Gulf News reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:09:04 PM

Five injured in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 21 (Xinhua) Two roadside bombs targeting police patrols went off in quick succession in eastern Baghdad Wednesday, wounding two policemen and three civilians, an Interior Ministry source said.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 3:48:58 PM

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank
Ramallah, March 21 (Xinhua) Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian in a military operation in the West Bank city of Nablus Wednesday, medical and security sources said.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 3:26:31 PM

Ahmadinejad rules out concession over nuclear rights
Tehran, March 21 (DPA) Only a few days ahead of a key vote by the United Nations on sanctions against Tehran, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted again Wednesday that there would be no concessions in Iran's nuclear dispute.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 9:15:06 AM

Former Iraqi vice president Ramadan executed
Baghdad, March 20 (DPA) Former Iraqi vice president Taha Yassin Ramadan was executed early Tuesday, al-Iraqiya television reported quoting government officials.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 8:36:25 AM

UAE company releases most advanced mobile phone
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (Xinhua) Thuraya, a satellite telecommunications company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), released Monday the most advanced handset in the mobile satellite services, Emirates News Agency reported.

Monday, March 19, 2007 9:15:44 PM

15 killed in three blasts in Iraq
Baghdad, March 19 (DPA) At least 15 Iraqis were killed and 32 wounded Monday in three separate attacks in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, police said.

Monday, March 19, 2007 6:53:56 PM

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