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      ALABBAR TO CO–CHAIR INDIA ECONOMIC SUMMIT
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Arab News DUBAI, 26 November 2006 — Mohamed Ali Alabbar, chairman, Emaar Properties, will co–chair the India Economic Summit organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi from today through Tuesday. Having announced the largest foreign direct investment (FDI) of $1 billion in the Indian real estate sect >>>


      ARAMCO DISCUSSES NEW PREMIUM '1 WITH DISTRIBUTORS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Fayez Al–Mazroue, Arab News DAMMAM, 26 November 2006 — Saudi Aramco yesterday organized a meeting with some of the owners of petrol stations and distributors of petroleum products in the Riyadh region in order to discuss their preparations to receive and sell the new gasoline grades, Premium '1, which will be >>>


      FIRST CREDIT BUREAU IN UAE LAUNCHED
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Arab News DUBAI, 26 November 2006 — The UAE’s first credit bureau was officially launched yesterday. Emcredit, claimed to be the first independent credit information company in the UAE, opened its doors to offer technology–driven, credit reporting solutions that provide accurate credit information to lenders about >>>


      MOBILY ACHIEVES 74 PERCENT GROWTH
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Arab News RIYADH, 26 November 2006 — Mobily has achieved the fastest growth rate — 74 percent — in mobile phone sector in the Middle East, according to the GSM Association, a global organization for mobile phones recently.

Mobily serves more than 345,000 subscribers for its 3G and 3.5G services while it has a t >>>


      OPEC TO CUT OUTPUT, NAIMI SAYS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     M. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Arab News Ali Al–Naimi, minister of petroleum and mineral resources, and Ambassador Arne Walther, IEF secretary–general, third from left, are seen with some of the participants at the International JODI Conference in Riyadh on Saturday.

(AN photo) RIYADH, 26 November 2006 — Al >>>


      IS MY MARRIAGE VALID?
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. I was born a Christian, but last year I became a Muslim in order to marry the man I loved. Yet at the time of my marriage, I was wondering whether all this conversion and marriage was valid because in my mind I was not truly convinced about Islam, and I was going through the process for the sak >>>


      ON PAINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. You mentioned in an earlier answer that it is permissible to paint natural scenery and people’s faces. I have been quoted a Hadith that makes painting people and animals forbidden. Could you please clarify this confusion?

Sarah A. The Hadith does not speak of painting as such. It uses >>>


      PROPHET’S DESCRIPTION OF THE AQSA
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. According to some Hadiths, the Prophet (peace be upon him) described the Aqsa Mosque to the people of Makkah after his night journey that took him to Jerusalem and back. As it is historically known, the temple in Jerusalem was destroyed in the first century and was not rebuilt until the Islamic >>>


      RENTED PROPERTY AND ZAKAH LIABILITY
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Agencies Q. I have some properties that I let out to cover my living expenses. Sometimes, I have to sell a property in order to cover some extraordinary expenses.

How does this affect my zakah liability? How do I calculate my zakah? Some people suggest that the rent received from property letting is like intere >>>


      SIMPLE PUBLIC IMAGE
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News When the first Islamic state had established itself and shown that it cannot be easily subdued, its enemies became aware that they needed to group their forces together and forge alliances, if they were to stand a chance of smashing its power. When they did just that, they failed miserably. They r >>>


      SIMPLICITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News We often speak about the simplicity of life during the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) time. His own life was a model of simplicity. He did not feel the need for anything elaborate or complicated. He preferred things to be made easy. He used whatever was available, without insisting on anything for >>>


      THE NATURAL BOND OF FAITH
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the Name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful Alif. Lam. Mim. Defeated have been the Byzantines in the lands close–by; yet despite their defeat, they will gain victory within a few years. All power of decision belongs to God before and after. And on that day the believers will >>>


      THE PILGRIMAGE — 1: DIFFERENT TYPES OF PILGRIMS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Adil Salahi, Arab News The pilgrimage is a major duty and a central act of worship for all Muslims. It is one of the five acts of worship that constitute the pillars of Islam. The other four are the declaration of God’s oneness and Muhammad’s message, prayer, zakah and fasting in Ramadan. All Muslims, wherever they happ >>>


      ABDULLAH, CHENEY DISCUSS IRAQ
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Raid Qusti, Arab News Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah holds talks with US Vice President Dick Cheney in Riyadh. (SPA)

RIYADH, 26 November 2006 — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and US Vice President Dick Cheney discussed here yesterday issues that affect the region, including the >>>


      GOTEVOT TRAINING CENTER TO ACCELERATE SAUDIZATION
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Habib Shaikh, Arab News JEDDAH, 26 November 2006 The General Organization for Technical Education and Vocational Training (GOTEVOT) has launched a new training center for Saudis.

GOTEVOT has been entrusted with the responsibility of realizing the goal of Saudization, according to Dr. Nadia Baeshen, the organiza >>>


      INDIAN PARENT PRESSES CHARGES AGAINST TEACHER
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Samir Al–Saadi, Arab News JEDDAH, 26 November 2006 A teacher at the International Indian School–Jeddah (IISJ) has been accused by the father of a student of beating his child so severely that the 12–year–old seventh grader went blind and deaf for about 30 minutes.

Father Muhammad Sharif >>>


      JEDDAH MUNICIPALITY TO MOVE CITY DUMP TO NEW LOCATION
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Hasan Hatrash, Arab News JEDDAH, 26 November 2006 — The city’s existing rubbish dump, located in the Al–Ajwad area, will be closed in three months time coinciding with the opening of a new rubbish dump located 45 kilometers to the east of the city, Jeddah Mayor Adel Fakieh announced yesterday.

The existin >>>


      JOHN HOPKINS, MIT OFFER PROGRAM FOR GIFTED STUDENTS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Raid Qusti, Arab News RIYADH, 26 November 2006 Exceptional secondary students in the Kingdom will soon have an opportunity to participate in a six–week program at two of the most prestigious American universities, Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) in Boston.

T >>>


      NEW FORCE TO MANAGE JAMRAT BRIDGE CROWD
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News JEDDAH, 26 November 2006 — The Interior Ministry has announced the formation of a new crowd management force in order to prevent pilgrims, street vendors and all types of vehicles from squatting and stopping along streets leading to Jamrat in Mina.

The force will operate during the >>>


      SAUD OPENS ENVOYS&#8217; MEET
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
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Saud Opens Envoys Meet Naif Al–Shehri, Arab News

RIYADH, 26 November 2006 Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al–Faisal inaugurated here yesterday the periodic meeting for Saudi ambassadors.

The five–day conference will discuss several issues on >>>


      ESCAPED ABU SAYYAF MAN RECAPTURED IN S. PHILIPPINES
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Al Jacinto, Arab News ZAMBOANGA CITY, 26 November 2006 — Government troops have recaptured an escaped Abu Sayyaf militant who had been linked to the beheading of a foreign tourist in the southern island of Basilan five years ago, officials said yesterday.

Annik Abbas, also known as Abu Annik, was captured in th >>>


      FBI WIDENS PROBE OF AIPAC
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Barbara Ferguson, Arab News WASHINGTON, 26 November 2006 — A startling new report claims that the federal investigation into the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, AIPAC, the pro–Israel lobbying organization, has been expanded to include suspicion of meddling in affairs of the House Intelligence Committee.< >>>


      GUNMEN KILL 21 IN IRAQ
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Agence France Presse BAGHDAD, 26 November 2006 — Gunmen killed 21 Shiites as tit–for–tat violence raged across Iraq and Baghdad was under curfew for a second day yesterday, forcing President Jalal Talabani to delay a trip to Tehran.

Police said gunmen late Friday raided two homes in a mostly Shiite >>>


      HAMAS WARNS ISRAEL OF NEW UPRISING
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Hisham Abu Taha, Arab News GAZA CITY, 26 November 2006 — Hamas warned Israel yesterday that it would launch the third uprising if no progress was made in peace talk toward a Palestinian state based on the 1'67 borders.

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal gave Western powers six months to seize on «the histori >>>


      POLIO VACCINATION FACILITY AT CALICUT HAJ CAMP
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Mohammed Ashraf, Arab News THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — The first group of 470 pilgrims under the care of the Kerala Haj Committee left Calicut International Airport yesterday for Madinah. Air–India will fly 1' services until Dec. ' to carry 8,230 pilgrims from Kerala, Lakshadweep and Mahe from the northern >>>


      POOL OF FORMER OFWS PLANNED FOR NEW JOBS IN SUBIC
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Julie Javellana–Santos, Arab News MANILA, 26 November 2006 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday said plans are underway to establish a pool of former overseas workers for possible jobs in new factories in Subic.

Labor Secretary Arturo Brion disclosed that several Taiwanese businessmen >>>


      SIX SOLDIERS KILLED IN ATTACKS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Mukhtar Ahmad, Arab News SRINAGAR, India, 26 November 2006 Six soldiers and a policeman were killed in attacks in Kashmir yesterday.

Police said troops of 62 Rashtriya Rifles surrounded Neldoora village in Pulwama district early yesterday following information that militants were hiding in the village.

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      TERRORISTS HAVE NO RELIGION OR FAITH, SAYS MANMOHAN
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Nilofar Suhrawardy, Arab News NEW DELHI, 26 November 2006 — Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday said his government was committed to enforcing «zero tolerance of terrorism.» «Terrorists have no religion or faith. They do not belong to any community.

No community or religion can and should >>>


      VOTE–RIGGING CHARGES IN BAHRAIN
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Mazen Mahdi, Arab News A Bahraini woman casts her vote at one of the polling stations on Saturday. (AN photo by Mazen Mahdi) MANAMA, 26 November 2006 — Bahrainis turned out in large numbers yesterday to cast their ballots in the parliamentary and municipal elections, amid early allegations by the largest Shiite oppositi >>>


      YEMEN JAILS JOURNALIST OVER BLASPHEMOUS CARTOONS
      Arab News, 26-11-2006
     Khaled Al–Mahdi, Arab News SANAA, 26 November 2006 — A Yemeni court yesterday sentenced an editor to one year in prison and imposed a six–month ban on his weekly newspaper for reprinting controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Kamal Al–Olufi, editor in chief of the >>>


      ARMS SMUGGLING MUST STOP
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Ze‘ev Schiff Israel does not object to the establishment of a Palestinian government of "technocrats" comprised of both Hamas and Fatah representatives, but it has a clear interest in ensuring that such a government does not serve as a cover for the ongoing violence against Israel. Thus Israel‘s >>>


      BENNY SELA‘S ESCAPE / THE WHOLE LAND IS AFRAID
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Yossi Sarid Friday night, we went to a friend‘s house for dinner, and en route, we heard the 8 P.M. news. From the radio report, we understood that all of Tel Aviv is terrified: No one enters and no one leaves. And for us, too, danger awaited at every corner of the darkened road. She clutched my hand, and I str >>>


      FORGED HEARING, POLICE FAILINGS LEAD TO RAPIST‘S ESCAPE AT COURT
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Jonathan Lis, Roni Singer–Heruti and Nir Hasson The initial police probe into the escape Friday of serial rapist Benny Sela revealed a series of severe operational failures both of the police and the Prison Service with respect to the guarding of dangerous felons.

The "black box" of the affai >>>


      HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT HALAKHA – WHY NOT SMS THE RABBI?
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Yair Ettinger The rabbi of Beit–El, Religious Zionist leader Shlomo Aviner, writes and receives an average of no less than 3,000 cellphone text (SMS) messages a month. Almost all are questions of halakha (Jewish law), to which Aviner responds in short, permitted or forbidden, without giving the reason.

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      IDF KILLS 5 IN GAZA AS QASSAMS CONTINUE
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Nir Hasson and Avi Issacharoff Qassam rocket fire from the Gaza Strip continued over the weekend, as Israel Defense Forces killed five Palestinians in Gaza Friday and yesterday.

Yesterday a home in Sderot sustained a direct hit by a Qassam, which caused significant damage but no injuries. Shortly afterward, >>>


      ISRAEL, PA AGREE ON CEASE–FIRE STARTING TODAY
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Avi Issacharoff, Aluf Benn and Jack Khoury Israel and the Palestinian factions in Gaza announced yesterday a cease–fire in the Gaza Strip would begin today at 6 A.M., following an agreement reached between Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian factions. Government sources in Jerusalem >>>


      J‘LEM MAYOR COURTS GREENS OVER CITY PLANS
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Jonathan Lis and Zafrir Rinat Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski is to meet today with ecological organizations to announce his decision to freeze plans to expand Jerusalem to the west.

In his first official meeting with the groups, Lupolianski is expected to ask them for their support on a number of moves, amo >>>


      LEBANON CRISIS WORSENS AS HEZBOLLAH THREATENS PROTESTS
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By The Associated Press BEIRUT– Hezbollah renewed its threats to hold mass protests to bring down the government as Lebanon‘s cabinet met yesterday to approve an international tribunal to try suspects in the killing of former prime minister Rafik Hariri.

Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah and >>>


      MILITARY PROBE ORDERED OF 2003 SHOOTING OF AMERICAN IN NABLUS
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Yuval Yoaz The Military Advocate General, Brigadier General Avihai Mandelblit, has instructed military police investigators to open a probe into the question of whether Israel Defense Force soldiers bear criminal responsibility in the shooting of a 24–year–old American citizen and leftist activist in the >>>


      NEWS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney held talks with Saudi Arabia‘s King Abdullah yesterday, seeking the key powerbroker‘s help in violence–torn Iraq and a string of other crises across the Middle East. The United States has long pressed Saudi Arabia to use its tribal links to Sunni Arabs in Iraq to promote >>>


      PALESTINIANS BANNED FROM ISRAELI CARS NEAR GREEN LINE
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Amira Hass The ban on allowing Palestinians to ride in Israeli cars in the West Bank will mainly be enforced near the border with Israel, and not throughout the West Bank, a senior Israel Defense Forces officer told Haaretz.

The officer said that he himself gives rides to Palestinians, and that he personally >>>


      PENSION–AGE WORKERS SEEK A REASON FOR GETTING UP IN THE MORNING
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Ruth Sinai Yitzhak Aharonovich was a department head at Bezeq. At age 56 he was asked to retire.

"So I would see they were serious, they gave me a new position. I had a bombastic title with no content," Aharonovich relates. He retired at 57 with good terms – a retirement payment and a salary >>>


      PERETZ‘S ASSOCIATES CRITICIZE, BUT URGE HIM NOT TO RESIGN
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Mazal Mualem Associates of Defense Minister Amir Peretz are urging him not to give in to public criticism and resign his post, warning that to do so would mean the end of his political career.

Peretz received this advice at a late–night meeting on Thursday whose existence was first revealed by Channel >>>


      POLICE, MDA PAY COMPENSATION AFTER ARREST FATALITY
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Roni Singer–Heruti The police and Magen David Adom (MDA) last week paid NIS 500,000 in compensation to the family of a man who died while being arrested in December 1'''.

A judge appointed to investigate the case ruled that the actions of the police officers and medic who arrested Roni Shum >>>


      RAPIST VANISHES OVER COURTHOUSE WALL
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Roni Singer–Heruti, Jonathan Lis and Nir Hasson Benny Sela, who was convicted of raping 14 women in the Tel Aviv area and sentenced to 35 years in prison, escaped from police custody Friday morning as he was being escorted into a Tel Aviv courthouse.

Sela managed to scale the tall wall surrounding the >>>


      SUICIDE BOMB KILLS 3 IRAQIS, U.S. SOLDIER NEAR FALLUJAH
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By The Associated Press BAGHDAD – A suicide car bomber attacked a checkpoint near Fallujah yesterday, killing three Iraqi civilians and a U.S. soldier, and wounding nine civilians and an American service member, the coalition said.

The Iraqi dead included two children and an adult, coalition spokesman Mar >>>


      THE PALESTINIAN BOSS
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By Avi Issacharoff It is still unclear what Khaled Meshal‘s talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo will mean for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. On one hand, the very fact that Meshal, who heads Hamas‘ political bureau, came to Cairo provides grounds for optimism, as it indicates that he desires progress on >>>


      UN MINE ACTION GROUP: IDF LAID MORE MINES IN LEBANON DURING RECENT WAR
      Haaretz, 26-11-2006
     By The Associated Press BEIRUT – A UN agency said yesterday that the Israel Defense Forces laid mines in Lebanon during this summer‘s war between Israel and Hezbollah.

This is the first time Israel has been accused of planting mines during the latest fighting.

The report by the UN Mine Acti >>>


      10 IS THE NEW 15 AS KIDS GROW UP FASTER
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo NYOL702 By MARTHA IRVINE AP National Writer Zach Plante is close with his parents – he plays baseball with them and, on weekends, helps with work in the small vineyard they keep at their northern California home.

Lately, though, his parents have begun to notice su >>>


      14 KILLED AS PHILIPPINES FERRY SINKS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:31 AM By JIM GOMEZ Associated Press Writer MANILA, Philippines (AP) – A ferry capsized in rough waters in the southern Philippines on Saturday, leaving at least 14 people dead and 21 missing, including a town mayor and a group of students.

Sixty–six people were rescued by >>>


      15 AFGHANS KILLED IN SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 12:46 PM AP Photo KAB101 By ALISA TANG Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at a restaurant in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 15 people and wounding 24

– including an Afghan special forces commander and a district ch >>>


      1' MISSING IN PHILIPPINE FERRY SINKING
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 12:46 PM AP Photo XAF105 By JIM GOMEZ Associated Press Writer MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Rescue teams mounted a search Sunday for 1' people, including a town mayor and a group of students, who were missing after their ferry sank in the southern Philippines amid big waves, officials sai >>>


      AID WORKER WITH CLINTON FOUNDATION SLAIN
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:46 AM By THABO THAKALEKOALA Associated Press Writer MASERU, Lesotho (AP) – A Dutch aid worker with the Clinton Foundation was shot to death at the house of Lesotho‘s trade and industry minister, police said Saturday.

Samuella Jacobina Verwey, 36, her husband and two Americ >>>


      ATTACKS CONTINUE FOR SECOND DAY IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 10:46 AM AP Photo BAG104 By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Fierce fighting between Iraqi police and Sunni Arab insurgents erupted in Baqouba for a second day on Sunday, while the government partially lifted a 24–hour curfew it had imposed in the capital aft >>>


      BLASTS KILL AT LEAST 41 CHINESE MINERS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:46 AM BEIJING (AP) – Explosions in two Chinese coal mines have left at least 41 workers dead and six missing, the official Xinhua News Agency said Sunday.

The first blast occurred Saturday in the Yuanhua Coal Mine in Jixi, a city in northeast Heilongjiang province, when 31 miner >>>


      BOMBER ATTACKS AFGHAN RESTAURANT; 7 DEAD
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 7:46 AM KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A suicide bomber attacked a restaurant in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, leaving seven Afghans dead and 20 injured, the provincial governor said.

The restaurant, located in Paktika province, was completely destroyed, said provincial governor >>>


      BUSH, IRAQ PM TO DISCUSS ENDING VIOLENCE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:31 AM AP Photo BAG106 By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Halting violent sectarian strife in Iraq, especially in Baghdad, will dominate President Bush‘s summit with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al–Maliki next week in the Middle East.

Al–Ma >>>


      CHENEY, SAUDI KING DISCUSS TROUBLE SPOTS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 10:16 AM AP Photo XHJ111 By DONNA ABU–NASR Associated Press Writer RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – Vice President Dick Cheney sought Saudi help on Saturday in dealing with Iraq‘s spiraling violence and other regional trouble spots where U.S. policy is on the line: Iran, Lebanon and >>>


      CIA RETOOLS WEB SITE IN RECRUITMENT PUSH
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:01 AM By KATHERINE SHRADER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The CIA has scrapped its ho–hum test that steered job applicants toward mysterious careers and devised one that‘s cloaked in jest.

Invisibility or ESP? Jet pack or amphibious sports car? Walk the Gr >>>


      CLINTON SCHOOL GETS MONEY FOR SPEAKERS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:01 AM By TOM PARSONS Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A branch of the University of Arkansas named after Bill Clinton hopes to lure more big–name speakers after receiving a half–million dollar donation from the family of a local doctor.

The family of >>>


      CONGO WARLORD‘S FIGHTERS ATTACK FORCES
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:46 AM By EDDY ISANGO Associated Press Writer KINSHASA, Congo (AP) – Fighters loyal to a dissident warlord attacked government forces in an eastern town, forcing more than 10,000 people to flee amid automatic weapons fire, military and U.N. officials said.

Forces loyal to warlord >>>


      COPS SHOOT 3, KILL GROOM ON WEDDING DAY
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:01 PM AP Photo NYAR105 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Bell and his fiancee had already shared a high school romance, then two children. In the early hours of what was to be their wedding day, the reception hall lay waiting, covered in satin and adorned with >>>


      DARKNESS HALTS SEARCH FOR MINNESOTA BOYS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 12:01 PM AP Photo WXS121 RED LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities grew more concerned Saturday about two young brothers missing for three days from the Red Lake Indian Reservation after temperatures dipped below freezing overnight.

Teams of searchers aided by specially trained dogs and >>>


      DEMOCRATS PLEDGE ARRAY OF INVESTIGATIONS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:46 PM By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee is promising an array of oversight investigations that could provoke sharp disagreement with Republicans and the White House.

Rep. John Dingell, D&nd >>>


      DESPITE TRUCE, PALESTINIAN ATTACKS GO ON
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 3:16 PM AP Photo JRL127 By AMY TEIBEL and IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli troops withdrew from the Gaza Strip as an unexpected truce took hold Sunday, but two major Palestinian militant groups, saying they had no intention of stopping their attacks, fired vo >>>


      DISFIGURED TEEN GETS NEW FACE, NEW LIFE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:46 PM AP Photos MH601 By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press Writer MIAMI (AP) – The 3–year–old in the photograph had her mother‘s nose, big brown eyes and two baby teeth showing in her wide smile.

But by the time Marlie Casseus was 14, what she saw in the mirror bor >>>


      DYING SPY SAID TO ACCUSE RUSSIAN AGENT
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 3:01 AM AP Photo NY126 By DAVID STRINGER Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – As he lay dying, an ex–Soviet spy poisoned in London named an alleged Russian agent he feared had been targeting him and who he had previously told police was harassing him, a British newspaper said in a r >>>


      EX–BOYFRIEND ARRESTED IN OFFICER‘S DEATH
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 7:16 AM By JORDAN ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The ex–boyfriend of an off–duty police officer who was shot to death after a memorial service was arrested for investigation of murder Saturday, authorities said.

Quartus Lee Hinton, 28, of Vallej >>>


      FIRE KILLS EX–LAWMAKER‘S GRANDDAUGHTER
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:46 AM SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) – A 5–year–old girl injured in a house fire that killed her grandfather, a former state legislator, and his mother–in–law died Saturday, hospital officials said.

Aleena Jimenez‘ family took the girl off life support a d >>>


      HIGH COURT TO HEAR GLOBAL WARMING CASE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 10:16 AM By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court hears arguments this week in a case that could determine whether the Bush administration must change course in how it deals with the threat of global warming.

A dozen states as well as environm >>>


      IRAN OFFERS U.S. TENTATIVE HELP ON IRAQ
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:46 PM AP Photo VAH104 By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press Writer TEHRAN, Iran (AP)– Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday he would help the United States calm Iraq if Washington changes what he described as its bullying‘‘ policy toward Iran.

But t >>>


      IRAQ PM FACING CRITICISM OVER BUSH TALKS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 12:46 AM AP Photo BAG105 By THOMAS WAGNER Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Iraq‘s Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full–fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from top Shiite and Sunni Arab leaders alike a >>>


      IRAQ PM STRUGGLING AHEAD OF BUSH TALKS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 3:16 AM AP Photo BAG105 By THOMAS WAGNER Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Iraq‘s Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full–fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from top Shiite and Sunni Arab leaders alike as >>>


      ISLAMISTS DOMINATE BAHRAIN ELECTIONS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:46 PM AP Photo XHJ101 By JIM KRANE Associated Press Writer MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) – Islamist candidates swept to victory in Bahrain‘s parliamentary election, splitting the vote between hardline Shiite and Sunni Muslims while female and liberal candidates fared poorly in the U.S.&ndas >>>


      ISRAEL, PALESTINIANS OK GAZA CEASE–FIRE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo AKCF113 By AMY TEIBEL and IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel and the Palestinians agreed to a cease–fire Saturday to end a five–month Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip and the firing of rockets by Palestinian militants int >>>


      ITALY‘S BERLUSCONI SLUMPS DURING SPEECH
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:16 PM AP Photo LON808 ROME (AP) – Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi slumped at a podium during an emotional speech to political supporters in northern Italy Sunday, and aides rushed to keep him from falling over.

After some 40 minutes of railing against Premier Romano Pro >>>


      JORDAN KING WARNS ON MIDEAST CIVIL WARS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:46 PM AP Photo XND102 WASHINGTON (AP) – Jordan‘s King Abdullah said Sunday the problems in the Middle East go beyond the war in Iraq and that much of the region soon could become engulfed in violence unless the central issues are addressed quickly.

We could possi >>>


      JORDANIAN CHECHEN CHIEF DIES IN GUNFIGHT
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:01 PM AP Photo MOSB101 By ARSEN MOLLAYEV Associated Press Writer MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) – A Jordanian who commanded foreign mercenaries in Chechnya and was reportedly al–Qaida‘s top emissary in the troubled North Caucasus died Sunday in a shootout with police, security offi >>>


      KANSAS SENATOR WEIGHS WHITE HOUSE BID
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 3:46 PM WASHINGTON (AP) – GOP Sen. Sam Brownback said Sunday he has poured thought and prayer into a forthcoming decision whether to seek the presidency in 2008.

We‘re very close with announcements. My wife (Mary) and I and our family have spent a lot of time think >>>


      KIN PLAN VIGIL FOR NYC SHOOTING VICTIMS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:31 PM AP Photo NYAR106 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Bell and his fiancee had already shared a high school romance, then two children. In the early hours of what was to be their wedding day, the reception hall lay waiting, covered in satin and adorned with >>>


      LAWMAKER LEAVES JUDGE NOMINEE IN LIMBO
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:31 PM WASHINGTON (AP) – A conservative Republican lawmaker is considering whether to stop blocking a judicial nominee over concerns her appearance at a lesbian commitment ceremony betrayed her legal views on gay marriage.

Sen. Sam Brownback, a potential presidential candidate in >>>


      LEFTIST PROTESTERS SET FIRES IN OAXACA
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:16 PM AP Photo MOEV10' By REBECA ROMERO Associated Press Writer OAXACA, Mexico (AP) – Bands of youths rampaged through downtown Oaxaca early Sunday, torching buildings and cars hours after federal police used tear gas to drive off a violent mob of leftists in the latest spasm of prot >>>


      LEFTIST, BARON FACE OFF IN ECUADOR VOTE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:01 PM AP Photo QTO106 By MONTE HAYES Associated Press Writer QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – A leftist friend of Venezuela‘s anti–U.S. president, Hugo Chavez, and a Bible–toting banana baron who plays up his ties with America‘s rich and powerful were battling Sunday to beco >>>


      LIDLE CRASH IMPACT LINGERS AT HIGH–RISE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 5:16 PM AP Photos NYR101–105 By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – From the windows that usually provide sweeping views of Manhattan in his 27th floor condominium, Gene Weisberger saw flaming debris

– and on the street below, a crowd gaping upward. As a n >>>


      MASSIVE RALLY BACKS CHAVEZ OPPONENT
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 6:31 AM AP Photo XFLL106 By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER Associated Press Writer CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans packed a major highway Saturday in a rally for opposition presidential candidate Manuel Rosales, one of the largest demonstrations against President Hugo >>>


      MISSING WOMAN FOUND DEAD BEHIND BOOKCASE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 3:01 AM NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – A woman‘s body was found wedged upside–down behind a bookcase in the home she shared with relatives who had spent nearly two weeks looking for her.

A spokesman for the Pasco County Sheriff‘s Office said Mariesa Weber‘s d >>>


      MORTARS HIT U.S. MILITARY POST IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:31 PM BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Suspected Sunni–Arab insurgents hit a U.S. military post in eastern Baghdad with two mortar rounds Sunday, setting it on fire, police and witnesses said.

A large cloud of black smoke could be seen rising above the Baladiyat area of the capital ar >>>


      MORTARS SET FIRE TO U.S. BASE IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:46 PM AP Photo BAG114 By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Two mortar rounds hit a U.S. military post in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, setting it on fire, police and witnesses said. A large cloud of black smoke was seen rising above Baladiyat, a predominantly Shiite >>>


      N.Y. POLICE KILL GROOM NEAR STRIP CLUB
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:16 AM AP Photo NYAR106 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Police opened fire early Saturday on a car full of men driving away from a bachelor party at a strip club, killing the groom on his wedding day after an undercover officer was rammed with the car.

Pol >>>


      NATO SOLDIER AMONG DEAD IN AFGHANISTAN
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 10:16 AM AP Photo KAB103 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – One NATO soldier and an estimated 57 insurgents were killed in four separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, while a suicide bomb attack at a restaurant killed seven Afghans and wounded 20, officials said.

Insurgents attacked NAT >>>


      NATO SOLDIER, 15 AFGHANS DEAD IN ATTACKS
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 12:31 PM AP Photo KAB101 By ALISA TANG Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – One NATO soldier and an estimated 57 insurgents were killed in four separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, while a suicide bomb attack at a restaurant killed 15 Afghans and wounded 24, officials sai >>>


      NO SIGN OF INTERIM PARLIAMENT IN NEPAL
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 7:01 AM AP Photo KAT106 By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press Writer KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Nepal‘s ruling parties have missed a Sunday deadline to form an interim parliament with Maoist rebels, the latest in a series of delays that have prompted a Maoist leader to question the gove >>>


      NYC POLICE SHOOT 3, KILLING GROOM
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:16 PM AP Photos NYAR101–106 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Bell and his fiancee had already shared a high school romance, then two children. In the early hours of what was to be their wedding day, the reception hall lay waiting, covered in satin and ad >>>


      NYPD BULLET KILLS GROOM ON WEDDING DAY
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photos NYAR101–106 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Police opened fire early Saturday on a car full of men driving away from a bachelor party at a strip club, killing the groom on his wedding day after an undercover officer was rammed with the car.>>>


      NYPD SHOOTS 3, KILL GROOM ON WEDDING DAY
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:01 PM AP Photo NYAR105 By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Bell and his fiancee had already shared a high school romance, then two children. In the early hours of what was to be their wedding day, the reception hall lay waiting, covered in satin and adorned with >>>


      PALESTINIAN ATTACKS GO ON DESPITE TRUCE
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 ':01 AM AP Photo AKCF107 By AMY TEIBEL and IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press Writers JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli troops withdrew from the Gaza Strip as a last–minute cease–fire deal took hold Sunday morning, but two major Palestinian militant groups, saying they had no intention >>>


      PINOCHET TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR REGIME
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 2:16 AM AP Photo SCL106 By EDUARDO GALLARDO Associated Press Writer SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Gen. Augusto Pinochet took full responsibility for the first time Saturday for the actions of his 1'73–'0 dictatorship, which carried out thousands of political killings and is blamed f >>>


      POISONED SPY ACCUSED PUTIN BEFORE DEATH
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 1:46 AM AP Photo NY126 By DAVID STRINGER Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – An former KGB agent poisoned in London described in interviews before his death how he was ordered to hire assassins to neutralize potential rivals and whistle–blowers who threatened the Kremlin, according >>>


      POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH IN MEXICAN CITY
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 4:46 AM AP Photo MOEV10' By REBECA ROMERO Associated Press Writer OAXACA, Mexico (AP) – Police fired tear gas at dozens of protesters hurling gasoline bombs, rocks and powerful fireworks near the main square of this southern Mexican city troubled by months of unrest.

The clash >>>


      PROBERS LOOK FOR CLUES IN MASS. BLAST
      Guardian, 26-11-2006
     Sunday November 26, 2006 10:31 AM AP Photo MAMD101, MAMD102, MAMD103, MAMD105, MAMD106 By DAVID WEBER Associated Press Writer DANVERS, Mass. (AP) – While others may see a huge pile of charred and twisted rubble, Fire Chief James Tutko sees a big, big puzzle‘‘ that holds the answers to what ca >>>



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