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Suicide bombing kills five in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 18 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint manned by members of the Awakening Council in Baquba city Wednesday, the police said.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:40:12 PM

UAE to host Arab-West youth meet on women's issues
Abu Dhabi, Jan 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host for the first time an Arab-West dialogue of young people that focusing on issues related to women, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 4:07:14 PM

Borse Dubai to acquire stake in Nasdaq
Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS) The US foreign investment committee has cleared a proposal of Dubai's state-owned stock exchange Borse Dubai Limited (BDL) to acquire a stake in Nasdaq, the second largest US equities exchange, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 3:01:10 PM

Algeria takes over OPEC presidency
Algiers, Jan 2 (IANS) Algerian Energy and Mines Minister Chakib Khelil has taken over the presidency of the 13-member Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for 2008.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:24:04 PM

Israeli troops kill six militants in Gaza Strip
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Armed Palestinians fired an anti-tank missile at Israeli soldiers on the Gaza Strip-Israel border early Wednesday morning, sparking a clash in which up to six militants were killed, the Israeli military and unconfirmed Palestinian reports said.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:21:13 PM

Davydenko vows to clear his name of match fixing charges
Doha, Jan 2 (DPA) Nikolay Davydenko has begun the new tennis season vowing to clear his name as an ATP match-fixing probe drags into its sixth month.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 12:24:59 PM

Hamas rejects call for early Palestinian polls
Gaza, Jan 1 (Xinhua) Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) senior leader Mahmoud al-Zahar said here Tuesday his movement rejected the call for early legislative elections in the Palestinian territories.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 5:51:58 PM

Suicide blast kills 12 in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 1 (Xinhua) At least 12 people have been killed in a suicide blast in a town north of this Iraqi capital city, local media has said.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 12:29:45 PM

19 killed in Egypt as bus falls into canal
Cairo, Jan 1 (DPA) At least 19 people were killed and 40 injured when a public bus plunged into an irrigation canal after colliding with a truck in southern Egypt, authorities have said.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 11:06:21 AM

Six killed as Fatah clash with Hamas police in Gaza
Gaza City, Jan 1 (DPA) Six Palestinians were killed and 30 wounded as hundreds of supporters of President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah organisation clashed with police from the Hamas movement as they celebrated Fatah's anniversary in the southern Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 10:20:07 AM

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