Tel Aviv, March 16 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel Sunday to begin a three-day visit, which both countries hope, will usher in a new phase in bilateral relations.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 7:49:09 PM
Tel Aviv, March 16 (DPA) The radical Islamic Jihad organisation threatened to intensify its rocket attacks against Israel, saying in a leaflet Sunday that it has developed a new, longer-range rocket which can strike further into the Jewish state.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 4:08:06 PM
Dubai, March 16 (IANS) Mediaedge:cia (MEC), a leading multinational media buying and selling agency, has appointed an Indian, Bhaskar Khaund, as head of its newly launched television division for the Middle East.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 12:16:02 PM
Abu Dhabi, March 16 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged to eradicate illiteracy within seven years to become the first Arab country to attain 100 percent literacy, WAM news agency reported.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 12:15:38 PM
Jeddah, March 16 (DPA) Fuad al-Farhan, 32, from Saudi Arabia has been in jail for more than three months. The owner of a small IT company in the port city of Jeddah was arrested on Dec 10 without formal charges being filed against him.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 8:24:46 AM
Beirut, March 16 (DPA) Tourism, one of the main pillars of Lebanon's economy, is currently in 'the intensive care unit', according to economists, due to the ongoing political crisis in the country.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 7:35:43 AM
Tehran, March 16 (DPA) Conservatives lead in the Iranian capital's constituency, whose 30 seats are some of the most politically significant in Iran's parliament, according to results Sunday after parliamentary elections across the country two days earlier.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 6:56:55 AM
New York, March 16 (DPA) The security situation in Iraq remains tense despite a drop in violence over the last few months, the UN mission to the country has reported.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 6:39:06 AM
Gaza, March 15 (DPA) Three Palestinian militants were killed and three wounded in two Israeli strikes on the eastern and northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical staff and witnesses said.
Saturday, March 15, 2008 11:20:38 PM
Tehran, March 15 (DPA) Ali Larijani, the former chief nuclear negotiator and political opponent of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gained a big win in Iran's parliamentary elections, while the conservatives were seen winning in the provinces as expected, reports said Saturday.
Saturday, March 15, 2008 8:55:14 PM
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