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Gulf can cope with global recession better: expert
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) The policies of the US Federal Reserve could lead to a synchronized global recession, but the Gulf states could escape the threat, according to Hong Kong-based investment guru Marc Faber.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:52:58 PM

Customs duty on cement, steel waived off in UAE (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) Even as India grapples with high cement and steel prices, customs duties on these two commodities have been waived off all over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through a ministerial resolution.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:50:18 PM

Bomb hoax at Sharjah airport delays flight to Calicut
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) A man from Kerala has been arrested after a bomb hoax caused by him delayed an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah to Calicut by at least two hours.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:18:44 PM

Iran decries EU criticism of parliamentary elections
Tehran, March 17 (IANS) Iran Monday denounced criticism of its recent parliamentary elections by the European Union (EU) as 'hasty, biased and unacceptable'.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:08:48 PM

One killed in military convoy attack in Algeria
Paris, March 17 (DPA) An attack against an Algerian military convoy by a group of underground Muslim fighters in Jijel east of Algiers left at least one soldier dead Sunday.

Monday, March 17, 2008 7:04:10 AM

23 killed in Egypt road accident
Cairo, March 17 (Xinhua) At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen injured in a major road accident in northern Egypt Sunday evening, police sources said.

Monday, March 17, 2008 5:00:13 AM

Israel on high alert near Lebanese border
Beirut, March 17 (DPA) Israel has intensified patrols near the Lebanese border over the weekend in anticipation for a possible attack by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, as the end of the mourning period of its assassinated military commander Imad Mughaniyeh approached, a Lebanese security source said Sunday.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:00:35 AM

Arab League leaders in Beirut to mediate political crisis
Beirut, March 17 (DPA) A delegation of parliamentarians commissioned by the Arab League arrived in Beirut Sunday in a bid to break the deep political crisis in Lebanon.

Monday, March 17, 2008 1:32:16 AM

Iran closes nine magazines for reporting on Western celebrities
Tehran, March 17 (DPA) Iranian cultural authorities have closed down nine magazines for reporting on the private life of Western celebrities, ISNA news agency reported Sunday.

Monday, March 17, 2008 12:29:15 AM

Iran's post-poll conservatives victorious - but split (Lead)
Tehran, March 16 (DPA) The conservatives have gained a convincing victory in Iran's parliamentary elections, state media reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 8:34:05 PM

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