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A wedding and two conferences at Sharm el-Sheikh
Cairo, May 2 (DPA) While many of the delegates at a two-day Iraq conference in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh this week will prepare to leave after it ends Friday, a chosen few might stay over for a majestic reception the same day.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 8:23:50 AM

Israeli minister resigns over harsh report on Lebanon war (LEAD)
Tel Aviv, May 1 (DPA) A minister of the Israeli Labour Party coalition partner announced his resignation Tuesday, becoming the first member of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's cabinet to quit over a report harshly criticizing his handling of last summer's war with Hezbollah.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 4:00:21 PM

Al Qaeda chief in Iraq killed
Baghdad, May 1 (Xinhua) The chief of Al Qaeda in Iraq Abu Ayyub al-Masri has been killed in an area north of Baghdad, Iraqi state-run television reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 3:59:46 PM

Gunmen kill 11 people south of Baghdad
Baghdad, May 1 (Xinhua) Unknown gunmen shot dead 11 people and critically wounded three others when attacking a truck near an area south of Baghdad, a police source said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 2:06:21 PM

Israeli inquiry panel blasts Olmert over Lebanon war
Jerusalem, May 1 (DPA) An Israeli commission of inquiry has slammed Ehud Olmert's 'severe failure' in the opening days of last summer's indecisive offensive against the Hezbollah, casting a shadow over his future as prime minister and prompting opposition leaders to call for early elections.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 10:49:04 AM

Bush in talks to prevent collapse of Iraqi coalition
Baghdad, April 30 (DPA) US President George W. Bush has spoken to Iraqi Vice President Tarek al-Hashimi on the latter's possible move to bring his party out of the Iraqi government, the news agency Aswat al-Iraq reported Monday as violence, including a suicide attack that killed 25 people, continued.

Monday, April 30, 2007 11:21:41 PM

Six killed, 35 injured in Iraq violence (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 30 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and 35 injured in separate violent incident in Iraq Monday, source said.

Monday, April 30, 2007 8:30:38 PM

Iraqi politicians say Harry would be 'prize target'
London, April 30 (DPA) Senior Iraqi politicians have urged that plans for Britain's Prince Harry to serve in southern Iraq be abandoned because he would become a 'target prize' for insurgents, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, April 30, 2007 5:48:22 PM

Booby trap kills two in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 30 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed and over 10 wounded when a booby trapped mini van detonated in a tunnel here Monday, leading to its collapse, officials said.

Monday, April 30, 2007 1:59:54 PM

Indian matrimonial portal eyes Middle East expansion
Dubai, April 30 (IANS) Popular Indian matrimonial portal is all set to enter the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states due to a surge in demand for their services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Monday, April 30, 2007 11:32:07 AM

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