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World's largest gold coin showcased in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Feb 11 (IANS) The largest gold coin in the world, weighing 100 kg and with a face value of $1 million, was displayed at a show here by the Royal Canadian Mint, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, February 11, 2008 3:54:58 PM

Indians among most dissatisfied employees in Gulf
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani workers in the Gulf nations are the most dissatisfied with their current employment among all expatriates, initial results of a new survey have showed.

Monday, February 11, 2008 9:50:29 AM

Suicide bombing targeting anti-Al Qaeda Iraqis kills 17
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 10 (Xinhua) A suicide car bomb struck a checkpoint manned by an Awakening Council group outside a village in Salahudin province of Iraq Sunday, killing 17 people and wounding more than 40, a police source said.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 11:25:34 PM

Work starts on UAE's first green city
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS) The construction work for a Masdar City - a zero-carbon, zero-waste, green city - has started, news agency WAM reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 5:56:52 PM

Israeli warplanes strike on Gaza, one killed
Gaza City, Feb 10 (DPA) Israeli warplanes carried out a series of air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip, killing one Hamas militant and wounding around 10 people, witnesses and medics said.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:31:46 PM

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 9 (DPA) A bomb attack and an explosion killed five US soldiers in Iraq in separate incidents, the US military said early Saturday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 1:03:44 PM

Middle East water industry set to witness massive growth
Dubai, Feb 8 (IANS) Water supply industry across the Middle East would attract investment of some $100 billion over the next 10 years, according to industry experts, news agency WAM reported Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:59:14 PM

Gunmen kidnap policeman, injure 10 in Iraq
Fallujah (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) A police personnel was kidnapped and 10 others were injured when gunmen attacked a checkpoint near the Fallujah city, 50 km west of Baghdad early Friday, an official said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:51:15 PM

Rights groups condemn Israel over power cut in Gaza
Jerusalem, Feb 8 (Xinhua) The human rights groups have condemned Israel for restricting electricity supply to the Gaza Strip, local daily Ha'aretz reported on its website Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:43:01 PM

Gunmen kill four in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 8 (Xinhua) Four people, including a relative of a senior official, have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northern Iraqi province of Salahudin, an official at the US and Iraqi liaison office said.

Friday, February 08, 2008 3:00:17 PM

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