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Emirates Airline to test A380 super-jumbo
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) Emirates Airline is gearing up to conduct hot weather operability tests of the A380 jetliner jointly with Airbus for the entry of the super-jumbo into its fleet.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:48:38 PM

Rice criticised in Syria over proposed US arms package
Damascus, Aug 1 (DPA) A state-run newspaper in Syria Wednesday criticised US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice over her comments that the proposed US arms sales to some Arab states were directed against Syria and Iran.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:42:28 PM

At least 15 killed in Baghdad car bombing
Baghdad, Aug 1 (Xinhua) At least fifteen people were killed when a suicide bomber blew his explosives-laden car in central Baghdad's Karradah neighbourhood Wednesday, an official source said.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:09:04 PM

Extremists abduct 18 civilians in Iraq
Baghdad, Aug 1 (DPA) Extremists have abducted 18 civilians in Balad city some 68 km north of the Iraqi capital, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:08:14 PM

Israeli army invades northern Gaza, kills two
Gaza, Aug 1 (Xinhua) Israeli forces killed two Palestinians early Wednesday during a ground operation in the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip, paramedics said.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 2:50:03 PM

UAE to get tough on illegal immigration after amnesty
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government will jail employers and impose a heavy fine if they continue to recruit or shelter illegal immigrant workers once the three-month amnesty period ends in September. The illegal immigrant will face deportation and a permanent ban on re-entry.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 12:02:53 PM

World's biggest hand-woven carpet to roll in UAE mosque
Tehran, Aug 1 (IANS) The world's largest hand-woven carpet unveiled here is all set to roll in a mosque in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 12:02:23 PM

UAE mulling AIDS test for immigrant job seekers
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) Immigrants coming to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for employment purposes will have to furnish certificates which state that they are not infected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or suffer from the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), officials said.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 11:16:25 AM

Rice meets Arab foreign ministers on new Mideast tour
Sharm El-Sheikh, Aug 1 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and US Defence Secretary Robert Gates have held parleys with the Egyptian, Jordanian and Arab Gulf foreign ministers at the start of a tour aimed at kick-starting the Middle East peace process.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 10:56:36 AM

Israel resumes contacts with PNA representatives worldwide
Jerusalem, July 31 (Xinhua) Israel has decided to renew contacts with the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) missions abroad ending a previous ban following the formation of the Salam Fayyad-led Palestinian government, a local daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 6:02:34 PM

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