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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

Iranian champions disqualified from Asian Champions League
Tehran, Feb 27 (DPA) An administrative blunder has led to the disqualification of Iranian football league champions Esteqlal Tehran from this year's Asian Champions League, state television IRIB reported.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:29:00 PM

Federer edges past Pless in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 27 (DPA) Roger Federer began a record 161st week at the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings with a hard-fought 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Denmark's Kristian Pless in the first round of the $ 1.5 million Dubai Duty Free tennis championship.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:27:26 PM

Israel pulls troops from Nablus
Tel Aviv/Ramallah, Feb 27 (DPA) Israel pulled most of its troops from Nablus overnight, but declined to confirm whether it had ended a large-scale search-and-arrest raid in the northern West Bank city, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 11:25:02 AM

Jordan, Saudi Arabia slam Israeli incursion into Nablus
Amman, Feb 27 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia have condemned Israel's incursion into the West Bank city of Nablus, according to a joint communique issued after the two leaders met in Riyadh.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:53:46 AM

Indian salesman arrested in Bahrain
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) An Indian salesman working in a Bahraini mobile telephone retail outlet has been arrested for allegedly embezzling 5,000 Bahraini dinars ($13,000).

Monday, February 26, 2007 1:56:39 PM

Three missing as Indonesian ferry sinks
Jakarta, Feb 26 (DPA) Indonesian rescue workers were searching Monday for three missing people after the burnt-out ferry wreckage from last week's accident sank off Jakarta port while investigators and reporters were onboard, officials said.

Monday, February 26, 2007 11:50:33 AM

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