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Saudi Arabia to reduce job quotas for its citizens
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will reduce job quotas for its nationals in certain sectors from 30 to 20 percent.

Monday, February 25, 2008 3:59:48 PM

Saudi varsity establishes chair in name of Bangladeshi Nobel laureate
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) The King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh has established research chair in the name of Nobel laureate and founder of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank Mohammed Yunus.

Monday, February 25, 2008 3:27:43 PM

45 Indian workers jailed in Dubai for violent strike
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) Forty five Indian workers have been sentenced to six months in jail followed by deportation for indulging in violent protests demanding better salaries.

Monday, February 25, 2008 1:50:13 PM

Dubai to set up hydrogen based power plant
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to set up a hydrogen based power generation plant, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, February 25, 2008 1:42:44 PM

Indian worker in Sharjah commits suicide
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old Indian worker of a Sharjah-based contracting company has committed suicide in a labour camp by hanging himself.

Monday, February 25, 2008 1:05:34 PM

Father of five-year-old Indian accident victim to sue school
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) The father of an Indian schoolgirl, one of two who died in an accident, is planning to sue the Indian School in Ras Al Khaimah for negligence.

Monday, February 25, 2008 12:38:56 PM

Israel, Palestine to start peace talks next week
Jerusalem, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Israel and the Palestinian National Authority Sunday set up teams of government experts to jumpstart US-backed peace talks, local daily Ha'aretz reported.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 11:33:18 PM

Suicide bomber kills 40 Shia pilgrims in Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, Feb 24 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed 40 people and injured 60 others in a centre for Shia pilgrims in the Iraqi town of Iskandriya, south of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 9:59:43 PM

Suicide bomber kills 25 pilgrims in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 24 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber Sunday blew himself up at a procession of Shiite pilgrims in the town of Iskandriya, 50 km south of Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 25 pilgrims and wounding some 40 others, an Iraqi interior ministry source said.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 8:41:01 PM

Zayed Foundation pledges $1.9 mn for quake-hit in Pakistan
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Zayed Foundation for Charity and Humanitarian Works (ZFCHW) will grant Unesco over 4 million dirhams ($1.9 million) for providing educational assistance to people in areas hit by the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 8:40:31 PM

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