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Iran says no questions remain about its nuclear programme
Tehran, Feb 23 (RIA Novosti) Iran has answered all questions of the UN nuclear watchdog about its nuclear activities, government spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham has said.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 5:30:47 PM

Israeli cabinet plans to fortify houses against Gaza rockets
Jerusalem, Feb 24 (DPA) Israel's cabinet approved Sunday a 327 million-shekel ($91 million) plan to fortify thousands of houses near the Gaza border, which are in range of rockets and mortars militants regularly launch from the salient.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 5:15:33 PM

'Gulf will help mitigate global economic turmoil'
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The current economic boom in the Gulf will help mitigate the turmoil in the world economy, according to leaders of global banking and financial industry.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 4:36:52 PM

UAE, Qatar, France start joint military exercise
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and France have begun joint military manoeuvres here as part of the 'Gulf Shield 1' military exercise, WAM news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:03:17 PM

Iran demands US apology over nuclear issue
Tehran, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has demanded an apology from the US and its allies for groundlessly condemning its supposed nuclear ambitions and to 'compensate for their mistakes'.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:10:58 PM

Israeli strike kills three Palestinians in Gaza
Gaza, Feb 23 (DPA) Three Palestinians were killed Saturday in an Israeli strike on northern Gaza Strip soon after militants launched makeshift rockets at Israel, medics and witnesses said.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:25:53 PM

17 killed, head of press union injured in Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, Feb 23 (DPA) At least 17 Al Qaeda militants were killed and the head of the Iraqi press syndicate was injured in violence Saturday, Iraqi officials and media reports said.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 11:05:09 PM

Palestinians hold Gaza strike to protest Israeli blockade
Gaza City, Feb 23 (DPA) Shops and stores in Gaza City closed their doors Saturday for several hours as part of a general strike to protest against the Israeli siege on the impoverished Gaza Strip.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 9:24:15 PM

'Most wanted terrorist' appeals in Yemeni court against conviction
Sanaa (Yemen), Feb 23 (DPA) A US citizen of Yemeni origin wanted by the US Federal Bureau for Investigation (FBI) over terror charges appeared at a state security court here Saturday to appeal against a 10-year jail sentence handed to him by a lower court last November.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 8:33:05 PM

14 killed, head of press syndicate injured in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 23 (DPA) At least 14 militants of the Al Qaeda terrorist network were killed and the head of the Iraqi press syndicate was wounded in violence Saturday, Iraqi officials and media reports said.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:39:07 PM

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