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Ahmadinejad urges Obama to accept nuke swap deal

Ahmadinejad urges Obama to accept nuke swap deal

Kerman, Iran--Iran's president on Wednesday urged Barack Obama to accept a nuclear fuel swap deal, warning the US leader will…
Reforms transform Syrian economy, but not politics

Reforms transform Syrian economy, but not politics

Damascus--After delivering a lecture on the increasing role of private banks in Syria, economist Mohammed Ayman al-Maydani got an uncomfortable…
Report: Obama, Netanyahu to meet next week

Report: Obama, Netanyahu to meet next week

Jerusalem--President Barack Obama has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House next week, Israeli government sources said…
Nasrallah threatens ships going to Israel in future war

Nasrallah threatens ships going to Israel in future war

Beirut--Lebanon's Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday the Shia guerrilla group would attack all military, civilian and commercial…
Belgian tourist stabbed, wounded in southern Egypt

Belgian tourist stabbed, wounded in southern Egypt

Police officials say a Belgian tourist has been stabbed and seriously wounded by an unidentified Egyptian assailant in the southern…
Meles triumphs in Ethiopia elections

Meles triumphs in Ethiopia elections

Addis Ababa--Meles Zenawi, a young rebel who dropped out of medical school to go to war against east Africa's biggest…
SKorea resumes psychological warfare with NKorea

SKorea resumes psychological warfare with NKorea

Seoul--South Korea blared propaganda broadcasts into North Korea on Tuesday after a six-year halt and Pyongyang said its troops were…
Police question Israel’s Olmert in bribery probe

Police question Israel’s Olmert in bribery probe

Jerusalem --Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already on trial for corruption, was questioned by police on Tuesday on suspicion…
Covert US operations authorized in secret order

Covert US operations authorized in secret order

Washington--A senior US military commander issued a secret order last year that laid the ground for an escalation of covert…
Tehran gives fuel swap offer to IAEA

Tehran gives fuel swap offer to IAEA

Vienna--Seeking to evade new UN sanctions, Iran on Monday formally submitted its plan to swap some of its enriched uranium…
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