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Israel's Labor party may need run-off to elect leader
Jerusalem, May 29 (Xinhua) Exit polls released by two Israeli TV channels showed neither of the two leading candidates of the Israeli Labor Party's future leader, Ehud Barak and Ami Ayalon, received the 40 percent threshold to win in a single round of balloting.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:43:36 AM

US pushes Iran on support to Iraq insurgents
Washington/Baghdad, May 29 (DPA) The US has pushed Iran about its support of violent militia in Iraq but said it was 'encouraged' by the positive attitude brought by the Iranians to the first substantial encounter between the two countries in 27 years.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:08:29 AM

Baghdad explosion kills 16
Baghdad, May 28 (DPA) A car bomb explosion in central Baghdad Monday killed at least 16 Iraqis and wounded 28, media reports said.

Monday, May 28, 2007 8:58:57 PM

Palestinians fire more missiles on southern Israel
Tel Aviv, May 28 (DPA) Palestinian militants fired more missiles on southern Israel Monday morning, one of which struck Sderot city as Israeli Defence Minister Amir Peretz was in his hometown casting his ballot for primaries in his coalition Labour Party.

Monday, May 28, 2007 3:56:10 PM

Breast cancer on rise across Middle East
Abu Dhabi/Paris, May 28 (IANS) The incidence of breast cancer is increasing rapidly across the Middle East, said doctors from UAE who met in Paris at the 2nd Middle East and Africa Oncology summit.`

Monday, May 28, 2007 3:12:12 PM

Lebanon sets deadline for end to standoff
Beirut, May 28 (Xinhua) Lebanon has given Palestinian mediating groups until the middle of the week to negotiate an end to a standoff between the Lebanese troops and an Islamist militia holed up in a northern refugee camp.

Monday, May 28, 2007 10:08:54 AM

Olmert announces new attack on Hamas
Tel Aviv/Gaza, May 28 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has announced new strikes against the militant Islamist movement Hamas after another deadly missile attack on the Israeli border town of Sderot.

Monday, May 28, 2007 9:32:24 AM

Iran, Pakistan, India aim to sign pipeline pact in July
Tehran, May 27 (Xinhua) Iran, Pakistan and India are striving to sign an agreement in July to export natural gas from Iran to the two nations, the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday quoting an Iranian minister.

Sunday, May 27, 2007 11:45:55 PM

Four of a family killed in Orissa road mishap
Bhubaneswar, May 27 (IANS) Four people of a family were killed and three injured in a road accident in Orissa Sunday, police said.

Sunday, May 27, 2007 11:12:57 PM

India, Libya sign economic, cultural pacts
Tripoli, May 27 (IANS) India and Libya have signed several agreements, including one on promoting investments, during Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit to this north African nation.

Sunday, May 27, 2007 6:07:22 PM

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