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Dubai tourism projects to reach $ 122 billion Dirhams by 2018
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) Tourism-related projects in Dubai would touch 450 billion dirhams ($122 billion) by 2018, or more than 50 percent of the 858 billion dirhams ($231 billion) being projected for the whole of United Arab Emirate (UAE), WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, May 04, 2007 6:24:42 PM

China warns UNSC against hasty decision on Iran
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), May 4 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Friday warned the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) against making a hasty decision on Iran's nuclear case, news agency IRNA reported.

Friday, May 04, 2007 6:23:53 PM

'UAE stands in support of Iraq'
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), May 4 (IANS) The UAE has reiterated its unequivocal stance in support of the Iraqi government and people in their effort to build 'stable, unified, fully independent and prosperous Iraq,' Emirates news agency WAM reported.

Friday, May 04, 2007 4:47:43 PM

Five policemen killed in Baghdad bomb attack
Baghdad, May 4 (Xinhua) Five policemen were killed and two others wounded in a roadside bomb attack in southern Baghdad Friday, a police source said.

Friday, May 04, 2007 3:55:41 PM

Iraq economic plan approved, Rice meets Syrian minister
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), May 4 (DPA) More than 50 countries have endorsed an international proposal to help the Iraqi economy during the first day of a two-day conference in Egypt, aimed at stabilising the beleaguered nation.

Friday, May 04, 2007 10:39:02 AM

Gulf Traffic Exhibition 2007 in Dubai in December
Dubai, May 3, (IANS) The Middle East's premier traffic and transport infrastructure show 2007 will be held in December at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Emirates news agency WAM reported.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 7:18:44 PM

Iraqi PM calls on donor countries to write off debt
Cairo, May 3 (RIA Novosti) Iraq's prime minister called on donor states to write off the Iraqi government's debts accumulated during Saddam Hussein's rule.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 5:36:14 PM

Ahmadinejad: US can choose between friendship and hostility
Tehran, May 3 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that the US could choose between friendship and continued hostility with Iran.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 3:42:51 PM

UAE mulls legalizing therapeutic abortion
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (Xinhua) A senior official of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said the government is working to draft a law allowing therapeutic abortions, as part of the country's prevention programme of genetic disorders.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:36:02 PM

Tourist inflow touches record high in Sharjah
Sharjah, May 3 (IANS) With hotel occupancy achieving record highs, Sharjah has become one of the leading destinations in the region - successfully attracting a worldwide influx of both tourists and investors.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 9:12:12 AM

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