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Sunni faction alleges 350 dead in US military operation
Baghdad, July 1 (DPA) The Iraqi Islamic Party, a Sunni political faction in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's cabinet, published a statement Sunday alleging that more than 350 people have been killed by a US military operation in Baquba to hunt down Al Qaeda-affiliated members.

Sunday, July 01, 2007 7:46:08 PM

Iran, Russia resume negotiations over nuclear plant
Tehran, July 1 (DPA) Iran and Russia resumed negotiations Sunday over the completion of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, the news network Khabar reported.

Sunday, July 01, 2007 5:17:31 PM

Iraqi PM criticizes US raid on Baghdad's Shia suburb
Baghdad, July 1 (Xinhua) Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has criticized the US military operation in Baghdad's Shia bastion of Sadr City, hours after the 26 suspected militants were killed in the capital's eastern neighbourhood.

Sunday, July 01, 2007 4:23:45 PM

Abdullah II: Talk of Jordan-Palestine confederation is a conspiracy
Amman, July 1 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II has said talk of a confederation of his country and the Palestinian territories was a 'conspiracy' against both sides.

Sunday, July 01, 2007 3:52:52 PM

IAEA visit to Tehran 'important step' says Iran
Tehran, July 1 (DPA) The visit of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief inspector to Iran could be a 'big and important step' for settling the dispute over Iran's nuclear programmes, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said Sunday.

Sunday, July 01, 2007 3:29:27 PM

Senior AL Qaeda leader killed in Iraq: US
Baghdad, June 30 (Xinhua) The US military said Saturday that it has positively identified a high-level AL Qaeda leader killed during an operation near the city of Fallujah, 50 km west of Baghdad.

Saturday, June 30, 2007 5:13:31 PM

26 militants killed in Baghdad's Shia bastion
Baghdad, June 30 (Xinhua) The US military said Saturday that 26 militants - believed to have ties with 'Iranian terror network' - were killed during raids on Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Sadr City Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2007 12:32:59 PM

Israeli President resigns as part of deal
Jerusalem, June 29 (Xinhua) Israeli President Moshe Katsav submitted his resignation Friday, a day after agreeing to plead guilty to sexual harassment, forcible indecent assault and harassing a witness, as part of a plea bargain, local media reported.

Friday, June 29, 2007 5:25:04 PM

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
Baghdad, June 29 (Xinhua) Five US soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in an ambush in southern Baghdad, the US military said Friday.

Friday, June 29, 2007 3:46:32 PM

Blair's appointment as peace envoy 'bad omen': Jordan press
Amman, June 29 (DPA) Jordanian newspapers Friday greeted the appointment of former British prime minister Tony Blair as an envoy for the Middle East quartet with scepticism, calling it a 'bad omen' unlikely to bring peace or justice to the region.

Friday, June 29, 2007 11:30:45 AM

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