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Inaugural women's ACC tournament in July
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) Come July and women's cricket in Asia is all set to get a big boost with the inaugural Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Women's Tournament in Johor Baru, Malaysia, in which eight teams from the region will take part.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 9:01:08 PM

Five soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, June 19 (Xinhua) Gunmen ambushed an Iraqi army convoy in the volatile Diyala province Tuesday, killing five soldiers and wounding 16, an interior ministry source said.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 2:06:28 PM

Massive assault on Al Qaeda in Iraq launched
Baghdad, June 19 (Xinhua) The US military said Tuesday that it launched a massive assault on the Al Qaeda north of Baghdad, involving around 10,000 US-Iraqi troops.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 2:05:42 PM

Quake jolts Iranian cities
Tehran, June 18 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook Tehran and the nearby religious city of Qom Monday, the news network Khabar reported.

Monday, June 18, 2007 10:33:26 PM

Bahrain, Kuwait investors to manage $200mn Indian fund
Manama, June 18 (DPA) Bahrain-based Khaleej Finance and Investment (KFI) has partnered with two Kuwaiti investors to manage a $200-million Indian private equity fund.

Monday, June 18, 2007 2:09:47 PM

Rajni fans in UAE can watch 'Sivaji' for free
Dubai, June 18 (IANS) Indian labourers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can watch Rajnikant's latest blockbuster 'Sivaji: The Boss' for free thanks to an NGO run by Indian expatriates here.

Monday, June 18, 2007 11:57:28 AM

Two rockets land in northern Israel, no casualties
Jerusalem, June 17 (Xinhua) Two rockets landed in northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona Sunday afternoon, causing damage but no casualties were reported immediately, an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) spokesman told Xinhua.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 11:27:11 PM

Emergency Palestinian government committed to PLO program
Ramallah, June 17 (Xinhua) New Prime Minister of the Palestinian emergency government, Salam Fayyad, said Sunday that his government was committed to the political programme of the PLO.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 7:55:10 PM

Abbas outlaws Hamas military wing, new cabinet sworn in (LEAD)
Ramallah, June 17 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas outlawed the armed militias belonging to the Hamas movement Sunday, moments after he swore in a new cabinet in Ramallah to replace the unity government led by Hamas leader Ismail Haniya, which was dissolved Thursday.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 6:41:01 PM

New Palestinian government sworn in
Ramallah, June 17 (Xinhua) Ministers of an emergency government Sunday took oath in West Bank before President Mahmoud Abbas, replacing the two-month-old unity government led by Hamas.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 6:22:26 PM

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