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Ahmadinejad challenges Bush to TV debate
Tehran, Aug 29 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday challenged his US counterpart George W. Bush to a television debate.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 8:40:08 PM

'Osama bin Laden has given Islam a bad name'
Cairo, Aug 29 (DPA) Egyptian militant Islamist group al-Gamaa al-Islamiya has accused the Al Qaeda terrorist network and its leader Osama bin Laden of giving Islam a bad name.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 8:38:32 PM

Indian mission warns US Navy about blacklisted firm
Dubai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Bahrain has asked the US Navy not to do business with a Bahraini engineering firm blacklisted for cheating its workers.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 1:40:41 PM

Improvement in Ariel Sharon's kidney functions
Tel Aviv, Aug 29 (DPA) Former Israeli premier Ariel Sharon was removed from the intensive care unit of a hospital here Tuesday after an improvement in the functioning of his kidneys and lungs, Israel Radio reported.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 1:28:04 PM

Bid to deport Bahrain blaze survivors foiled
Dubai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Bahrain has had to step in to secure the release of two Gudaibiya labour camp disaster survivors after their company tried to deport them to India.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 12:22:45 PM

Iran defiant before UN deadline - or maybe not
Tehran, Aug 29 (DPA) Iran is facing a critical juncture - the UN Security Council has given it until Aug 31 to suspend its uranium enrichment programme or face sanctions and further political isolation.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 11:41:10 AM

Terrorist radicalism nurtured in German student residences
Cairo, Aug 29 (DPA) Jihad Hamad and Youssef Mohamad el Hajdib come originally from northern Lebanon, but these two young men arrested in connection with an attempt to detonate bombs on German trains in July got to know each other as students in Germany.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 11:04:21 AM

Jesse Jackson in Beirut for talks with Hezbollah
Beirut, Aug 29 (DPA) US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson said he hopes for direct talks with members of Lebanon-based Hezbollah in an effort to secure prisoners' exchange with Israel.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 9:47:46 AM

Lift Lebanon blockade: Annan tells Israel
Beirut, Aug 28 (DPA) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Monday called for Israel to lift its blockade of Lebanon and for Hezbollah to free two captured Israeli soldiers.

Monday, August 28, 2006 11:20:29 PM

No surrender on nuclear issue: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, Aug 28 (DPA) There would be neither surrender nor compromise by Iran with regard to pursuing its nuclear path, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday.

Monday, August 28, 2006 5:11:36 PM

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