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Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one

March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

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Four killed in Iraq violence

July 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 19 (IANS) Four people were killed Monday in two separate incidents of violence in Iraq's Mosul city, Xinhua reported.Early in the morning, police commandos clashed with gunmen during ... Read more...

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Flintoff’s three-month ‘push-button’ rehab stint in Dubai

September 9th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.9 (ANI): Star English all-rounder Andrew Flintoff would be spending the next three months in Dubai recovering from the operation on his right knee."It's always easier doing rehabilitation in warm weather ... Read more...

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Abbas calls on Israel to accept two-state solution

March 22nd, 2009 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Bethlehem, March 22 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday reiterated calls for Israel to accept a two-state solution, vowing not to resume negotiations with Israel without an explicit Israeli recognition of previously ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed as 14 killed in Iraq jail break

December 26th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 26 (DPA) A curfew was imposed on the western Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday after Al Qaeda militants launched a pre-dawn breakout from a police station in the city, triggering ... Read more...

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Pamela Andersons eco-friendly hotel in Abu Dhabi

August 1st, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Pamela Anderson is building her own eco-friendly hotel in the Arab city of Abu Dhabi.The former Baywatch babe fell in love with the place during a recent ... Read more...

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UAE announces plans for new capital city

April 20th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Nicosia, Apr 20 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates Government has announced plans to build an all-new capital city by 2028.According to Khaleej Times, the capital will be located in Khalifa ... Read more...

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Dubai to join Earth Hour movement

March 19th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 19 (IANS) The city plans to turn off thousands of lights for one hour March 29 as part of the Earth Hour programme initiated by the World Wide Fund for ... Read more...

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