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Seven killed in Baghdad car bomb attack (LEAD)
Baghdad, May 6 (Xinhua) A car bomb went off in a commercial area in southern Baghdad neighbourhood Sunday, killing seven people and wounding 15, an interior ministry source said.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 3:21:26 PM

Three killed in Egypt plane crash
Cairo, May 6 (Xinhua) A plane carrying multi-national observers crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsular Sunday, killing three on board, pan-Arab satellite TV al-Jazeera reported.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 3:19:42 PM

US aircraft strikes Shiite bastion in Baghdad, killing one
Baghdad, May 6 (Xinhua) US aircraft struck the Shia neighbourhood of Sadr City in eastern Baghdad during a raid early Sunday, killing a civilian and wounding eight, a police source said.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 2:15:00 PM

Iran, China to ink agreement on 10 dam projects
Tehran, May 6 (IANS) A $2 billion agreement on establishment of a maximum of 10 dams will be signed by Iran and China in two weeks, Deputy Energy Minister Rasoul Zargar said.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 1:39:20 PM

Iran-US contacts in Egypt 'not even worth mentioning': Tehran
Tehran, May 6 (DPA) Contacts between Iran and the US on the sidelines of the Iraq conference in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt were 'not even worth mentioning,' said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 10:03:18 AM

Presidential polls heat up Lebanon's summer
Beirut, May 6 (DPA) Discussion on a presidential election posted for September to replace pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud is getting increasingly heated in Lebanon.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 8:39:15 AM

10 killed in Baghdad suicide attack (LEAD)
Baghdad, May 5 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber Sunday blew himself up at a police recruitment centre near a town west of Baghdad, killing at least nine police recruits and wounding 13, police said.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 8:46:58 PM

Hamas rejects US benchmark proposal
Ramallah/Gaza City, May 5 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday presented to the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) the latest US proposal setting deadlines for confidence-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians but was rejected by Hamas

Saturday, May 05, 2007 8:36:33 PM

UAE aware of threats facing the region: Khalifa
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said the country is aware of the threats facing the region but has been able to counter it by constructive engagement and a judicious foreign policy, WAM news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 6:53:42 PM

One policeman killed in Baghdad car bomb attack
Baghdad, May 5 (Xinhua) At least one policeman was killed and more than five wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a police station in western Baghdad Saturday, an interior ministry source said.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 4:08:23 PM

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