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Journalist killed in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 4 (DPA) In yet another attack on the Iraqi press, gunmen shot down prominent journalist Mohan al-Zaher near his home in western Baghdad, the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate said Sunday.

Sunday, March 04, 2007 4:24:55 PM

Car bomb kills 10 in Iraq (LEAD)
Baghdad, March 2 (DPA) At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 17 wounded in a car bomb attack Friday in a marketplace in Sadr City, an Iraqi police source said.

Friday, March 02, 2007 11:31:29 PM

No Indian umpire to officiate in World Cup
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) No Indian umpire will officiate in the first round matches of the World Cup, and most probably in the entire tournament beginning March 11, as per the appointments announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Friday.

Friday, March 02, 2007 5:16:15 PM

Dubai's Grand Mufti accredits divorce through SMS
Dubai, March 1 (DPA) Muslim authorities in Dubai, acknowledging the synergy of technology and tadition, Thursday confirmed that a Muslim divorce can be carried out via a mobile phone text message or SMS.

Thursday, March 01, 2007 11:16:33 PM

Dubai foils hacker attacks on eGovernment websites
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (Xinhua) A series of hacker attacks launched by an extremist group in Turkey on Dubai eGovernment hosted websites have been foiled by web security team within two hours, the Gulf News reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 01, 2007 5:07:56 PM

New corruption allegations against Israeli premier
Tel Aviv, March 1 (DPA) An Israeli television channel exposed a document, allegedly showing that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert granted favours to dozens of members of his former Likud party when he served as trade and industry minister two years ago.

Thursday, March 01, 2007 9:40:21 AM

Two brothers of a Sunni MP killed in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 28 (DPA) Two brothers of a prominent Sunni Iraqi member of parliament were shot Wednesday, an Iraqi police source said.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 9:52:04 PM

Clark gets ICC approval to replace Lee
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) The technical committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the inclusion of Australian quickie Stuart Clark as replacement for the injured Brett Lee for the forthcoming World Cup starting in the West Indies on March 11.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 7:41:19 PM

Economic ties between UAE and India reach new high
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) India is emerging as a major trade partner of the United Arab Emirate, particularly Dubai, with a favourable balance of trade and an increasing presence in the commercial scenario of the emirate.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 6:36:10 PM

Trade volume increased to 336 percent between Dubai and India
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (Xinhua) Trade between Dubai and India has increased 336 percent from $2.5 billion to $10.9 billion over the last five years with an increasingly large Indian presence in the emirate's commercial scenario.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 4:07:08 PM

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