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Blast at Pakistani Shi’ite prayer hall kills 4

Friday, January 18, 2008 Comments Off

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN – A bomb exploded in a crowded Shi’ite Muslim prayer hall in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Thursday, killing four people and wounding several, a government spokesman said.

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Militants capture Pakistani fort, 47 dead

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Comments Off

WANA, Pakistan - Hundreds of militants in northwest Pakistan attacked and captured a paramilitary fort early on Wednesday, and 40 militants and seven soldiers were killed and 20 soldiers missing, the military said.

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Many Pakistanis see government hand in Bhutto death

Sunday, January 13, 2008 Comments Off

ISLAMABAD – Nearly half of Pakistanis believe government agencies or government-allied politicians were involved in opposition leader Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, a poll found, as President Pervez Musharraf again dismissed such suspicion.

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Pakistani troops escort wheat trucks to stop theft

Sunday, January 13, 2008 Comments Off

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani paramilitary troops have begun escorting trucks carrying wheat to stop supplies being stolen amid shortages of flour that have inflamed anger against the government before an election, an official said on Sunday.

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Pakistan’s Bhutto killed in gun, bomb attack

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in a gun and bomb attack after a rally in the city of Rawalpindi on Thursday, her party said.

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Pakistan’s Bhutto vows to fight for workers

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto vowed to fight for workers’ rights on Wednesday as she took her campaign for January general elections to an industrial belt near the capital.

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U.S.-Russia: Rising Tensions

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 Comments Off

This past weekend U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited Russia in an attempt to diminish tensions between Washington and Moscow with regard to missile defense and arms control. During this visit, Putin warned the U.S. to drop their plans to install a missile defense system in Poland and Czech […]

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Turkish police foil bomb attack in capital

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Comments Off

Turkish police foiled a bomb attack in Ankara on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of 9/11 attacks on the United States, averting what officials said would have been a disaster for the capital.

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UAE PM Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum arrives in India

Monday, March 26, 2007 Comments Off

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Prime Minister and Vice President Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum today arrived here to sign several bilateral economic and cultural pacts with India.

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South Sudan leader calls Darfur rebel meet in Juba

Saturday, March 24, 2007 Comments Off

JUBA (Reuters) — South Sudan’s president has called for rebels from the western Darfur region to meet in his capital to build consensus ahead of possible peace talks to end a four-year-old insurgency and humanitarian crisis.

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Five shot dead by NATO troops: police

Friday, March 16, 2007 Comments Off

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – NATO troops opened fire on a police patrol in southern Afghanistan, apparently mistaking them for hostile forces, and killed five policemen, a senior police official said Friday. Another six policemen were missing after the shooting late Thursday in the volatile Gereshk area of the southern province of Helmand, provincial deputy police chief […]

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Abu Dhabi Feb Gold Sales Fall on Higher Prices

Saturday, March 3, 2007 Comments Off

Abu Dhabi’s gold industry sales fell 40 percent year-on-year in February as high prices dampened demand, Tushar Patni, the chairman of the emirate’s Gold and Jewellery Group, said on Saturday.

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Kurdish Lobby in USA

Thursday, March 1, 2007 Comments Off

The Center for Democracy in the Middle East (formerly the Kurdish American Committee for Democracy in Syria) has had early success in its efforts to create alliances between political parties in order to advocate for democratic governance in Syria.

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Camels, sword-dancing as Saudis mark heritage

Thursday, March 1, 2007 Comments Off

Saudis crowded to camel races and sword-dancing this week at a desert cultural festival that has come to reflect growing anxiety over national unity and the loss of tribal Arab identity to Western culture.

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Egyptian court freezes assets of 29 Brotherhood members

Thursday, March 1, 2007 Comments Off

An Egyptian court on Wednesday upheld a decision by the state prosecutor and ordered a freeze on the assets of 29 Muslim Brotherhood members known to be the financiers of the country’s most powerful opposition movement.

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Saudi Arabia, America’s Undemocratic Ally

Thursday, March 1, 2007 Comments Off

Most Westerners know comparatively little about Saudi Arabia and its House of Saud rulers. Yet Western powers — first Britain, then the United States — have been instrumental in elevating the House of Saud to the position it currently occupies and in maintaining its rule against all odds.

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7 Saudis Return Home From U.S. Prison

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Comments Off

Seven Saudis released from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay returned home on Wednesday and were promptly detained to see if they had terrorist connections, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

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New finds show longevity of Egyptian necropolis

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Comments Off

Egypt’s chief archaeologist displayed on Tuesday the latest discoveries from the Sakkara cemetery south of Cairo and said many more treasures clearly lay hidden beneath the sands.

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Muslim Brotherhood Members Held in Egypt

Thursday, February 15, 2007 Comments Off

Police arrested 73 members of the Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday, in what appeared to be a pre-emptive strike against the country’s largest Islamic group ahead of elections and a key parliamentary debate, officials said.

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زواج العرب في رومانيا -1

Thursday, February 8, 2007 Comments Off

يعود الكثير من الشباب  المغترب من رومانيا  لقضاء عطلهم في أوطانهم وربما   وللبحث  عن  بنت الحلال هناك  . ظروف العمل والحياة هنا في الغربة  تجبر عدداً من هؤلاء الشبان على العودة إلى الوطن للبحث عن أم الأولاد المناسبة لكي تصبح أما لأولادهم وتقاسمهم حياتهم وتكمل لهم نصف دينهم.    يلجأ الشباب عادة إلى المعارف والأقرباء […]

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O zi de lucru- Mazen Rifai

Thursday, February 8, 2007 Comments Off

      Soarele se trezi vestind începutul unei zile noi. Razele sale se strecurară sprinÅ£are prin fereastră până la patul lui. Ceasul deÅŸteptător sună. Mâinile îi bâjbâiră în căutarea unei căi de a-l face să amuÅ£ească pe sâcâitorul acesta. Ochii-i înfruntară cu greu lumina zilei. Tălpile-l purtară spre baie. PeriuÅ£a i se jucă printre dinÅ£i. Apa […]

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Merkel-Mubarak talks

Friday, February 2, 2007 Comments Off

CAIRO. — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday on means of reviving the Mideast peace process and boosting bilateral co-operation, Germany ambassador to Cairo Bernd Erbel said here yesterday.

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German court orders arrest of Masri kidnappers

Thursday, February 1, 2007 Comments Off

BERLIN (Reuters) — A court in Germany has ordered the arrest of 13 people suspected of being involved in the abduction of a German national who says he was kidnapped and tortured by the CIA, state prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Ex-warlord elected speaker in Somalia

Thursday, February 1, 2007 Comments Off

MOGADISHU (AP) — Somali officials were imposing martial law on areas the transitional government controls, moving to strengthen a tenuous grip on power and smother rising violence. An AU official said Wednesday that help was on the way in the form of peacekeepers from Uganda and Nigeria.

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Ahtisaari presents Kosovo plan to Contact Group

Sunday, January 28, 2007 Comments Off

VIENNA, Austria — UN envoy Martti Ahtisaari was back in Vienna on Friday (January 26th) to brief the members of the International Contact Group on his plan for the future of Kosovo.

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Serbia’s election commission announces final results of parliamentary vote

Sunday, January 28, 2007 Comments Off

BELGRADE, Serbia — The Republic Election Commission (RIK) presented on Thursday (January 25th) the final results of the Sunday’s parliamentary elections. There were few surprises.

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Envoys urge Macedonian government, ethnic Albanian opposition to continue dialogue

Sunday, January 28, 2007 Comments Off

SKOPJE, Macedonia — EU envoy to Macedonia Erwan Fouere and British Ambassador Robert Chatterton Dickson issued separate statements Thursday (January 25th)

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FBiH House of Peoples holds constituent session

Sunday, January 28, 2007 Comments Off

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) — The Federation of BiH (FBiH) Parliament’s House of Peoples (HoP) finally held its constituent session Thursday (January 25th)

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Croatia offers Turkey use of Rijeka port for exports

Sunday, January 28, 2007 Comments Off

ANKARA, Turkey — Industry and Trade Minister Ali Coskun met with Croatian Economy Minister Branko Vukelic in Ankara on Thursday (January 25th)

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25.01.2007 – Eurasian Security Services Daily Review

Friday, January 26, 2007 Comments Off

REVIEW TOPICS: Georgian, US secret services intercepted illicit shipment of highly enriched uranium Litvinenko’s murderer will die in three years, Gordievsky says Polonium that killed Litvinenko worth thousands, not millions Litvinenko’s co-author fears to attend book’s presentation in London

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24.01.2007 – Eurasian Security Services Daily Review

Thursday, January 25, 2007 Comments Off

REVIEW TOPICS: Russian President’s security men leaving nothing to chance Italian Prime Minister slams British television channels over spy claim Russian authorities deny halting probe against Berezovsky

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23.01.2007 – Eurasian Security Services Daily Review

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 Comments Off

REVIEW TOPICS: CIA secret flights report approved by European committee Poland removed from list of secret CIA prisons locations Former Czech BIS counterintelligence officer suspected of murdering entrepreneur Frantisek Mrazek Archbishop in Slovakia Jan Sokol denies having served as Communist spy

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Ethiopian troops begin Somalia pullout

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 Comments Off

MOGADISHU (AP) — Ethiopian troops who helped Somalia’s government drive out Islamist fighters began withdrawing from this Horn of Africa nation on Tuesday in military trucks and tanks.

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22.01.2007 – Eurasian Security Services Daily Review

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 Comments Off

REVIEW TOPICS: Another priest resigns in Poland due to his former contacts with Communist secret police More popular faces joining ignoble crowd as Poland’s campaign to uncover Communist agents continues Toronto Sun: it’s time for the EU to define Communist secret police as criminals

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Musharraf on Jordan leg of Mideast tour

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 Comments Off

AMMAN (JT) — Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was to arrive here last night for talks with King Abdullah and senior officials on bilateral ties, Mideast developments and issues of concern to the Muslim world.

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