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UAE Red Crescent offers help to Palestinians
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) humanitarian and voluntary organization Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has offered humanitarian help to the needy and disabled in Palestine.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:04:57 PM

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli raid
Gaza/Ramallah, Feb 28 (DPA) Two Palestinian militants were killed when an Israeli army unit raided a refugee camp in West Bank Thursday, Palestinian hospital officials said.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 4:42:31 PM

UAE backs global efforts to develop alternative fuels
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it would support efforts of the international community for developing sustainable energy sources, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:39:15 PM

NRIs in Saudi Arabia to educate poor in India
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Expatriate Indians based in Saudi Arabia have launched a new forum to promote education and literacy among the poor and the underprivileged in India, particularly in Bihar and Jharkhand.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:22:57 PM

Bahrain to deport foreign workers who go on strike
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Bahrain will immediately deport foreign workers who go on strike and the employer will be issued new visas to replace the visas of those deported.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:20:16 PM

Sania's campaign at Dubai Tennis ends
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign at the Dubai Tennis Championships here ended as she and her partner Francesca Schiavone of Italy were shown the door in doubles quarterfinals of the $1,500,000 event by top seed Cara Black and Liezel Huber.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 1:13:51 PM

Henin beats Srebotnik in three-hour marathon
Dubai, Feb 28 (DPA) World number one Justine Henin saved her best for last, playing the set of her season to outlast qualifier Katarina Srebotnik 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3 in a difficult opening match at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships here.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:25:09 AM

'India doing excellent work to create right business climate'
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) India is doing excellent work when it comes to policies for creating the right climate for doing business, according to a senior economist of the World Bank.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 9:40:03 AM

Iranian cinema relishes actor's Berlin award
Tehran, Feb 28 (DPA) From playing in provincial theatres in northwestern Iran for more than four decades to winning the coveted Silver Bear Award for best actor at the Berlin Film festival, a fairly tale has come true for Iranian actor Ali Naji.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 7:45:39 AM

Yemeni cleric seeks dialogue with West despite cartoons
Cairo, Feb 27 (DPA) A Yemeni Islamic preacher said Muslims are in a cultural war against the West, but added he believes dialogue is the best way to end the conflict despite the reprinting by Danish newspapers recently of cartoons deemed offensive to Islam, reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 11:04:31 PM

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