Tel Aviv, Aug 16 (RIA Novosti) The United States Thursday signed an agreement with Israel under which it will provide its Mideast ally with a record $30 billion in military aid over the next ten years, a 25 percent rise on the current level.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 6:50:14 PM
Ramallah, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has issued a decree outlawing the Hamas Executive Forces and ordering upto 7 years in jail for any one joining the militia of the rival group, a local news agency reported Thursday.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 6:49:15 PM
Baghdad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least nine Iraqis were killed and 17 wounded in a terrorist attack here while 87 suspected militants were detained in a mop up operation in Kirkuk city, 250 km northeast of the capital, media sources reported Thursday.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:01:04 PM
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) Indians go to work in Gulf countries dreaming of huge salaries that will solve all their financial worries, but a majority of them stay poor, a survey has found.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:00:21 PM
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) India's economic boom has made the Gulf less of an el dorado for its workers who used to earlier flock there for jobs, say company heads in the region.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 4:07:27 PM
Jerusalem, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Israel will promote an economic plan to complement the agreement of principles with Palestine ahead of a US-proposed international peace conference later this year, local media reported Thursday.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 1:24:21 PM
Sharjah, Aug 16 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government will not extend the three-month amnesty announced in June to allow foreign nationals present illegally in the country to get legal permits or leave the country without penalty, a senior official said.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 12:28:20 PM
Hanoi, Aug 16 (Xinhua) A mass grave of Vietnamese soldiers who are believed to have died in 1968 during the war against the US was recently found in central Vietnam with the help of a local psychic.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:25:33 AM
Tehran, Aug 16 (DPA) Tehran has branded as illegal the alleged intention by the US government to formally apply the label of foreign terrorist organisation to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:20:58 AM
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS) Once the ultimate job destination for many middle class Indians, Gulf countries now face a severe crunch of skilled workers from the country thanks to India's steady economic progress and rise in incomes, say company heads in the region.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:20:15 AM
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