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      GOV’T UNVEILS ACTION PLAN FOR ‘TOUGH SUMMER’
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     Fears of drought, fires and power cuts The government stressed yesterday that it is fully prepared to tackle likely water shortages, forest fires, floods and power cuts during what promises to be a «tough summer.» During a meeting with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, five cabinet ministers outlined the mea >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     HOOLIGAN BRAWL Olympiakos board member allegedly involved in fan‘s death is bailed A member of the governing board of Olympiakos soccer club was released on bail yesterday after being questioned in connection with the death of a Panathinaikos fan during a prearranged brawl between hooligans east of Athens in March >>>


      JEWELRY ANGLER AND BANK ROBBER NETTED
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     Policemen on patrol in the center of Thessaloniki early yesterday caught a 35–year–old man trying to fish gold rings and chains out of a locked jewelry store with a piece of wire, police said.

The suspected robber was using a piece of flexible wire, which he had squeezed through a gap between the en >>>


      PAPANDREOU PLEDGES TO BREAK WITH THE PAST
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     PASOK leader George Papandreou waves to delegates after his speech at the party conference yesterday. Former prime minister Costas Simitis, seen next to Papandreou, spoke out in support of the Socialist leader.

PASOK leader George Papandreou told his party conference yesterday that the Socialists would draw up >>>


      RALLYING CALL FOR THE DISABLED
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     Disabled people in Greece should try to get out of their homes more, despite the obstacles they encounter on sidewalks, in stores and on public transport, the man organizing an exhibition in Athens to promote facilities and equipment for the disabled told Kathimerini yesterday.

The Autonomy 2007 exhibition bega >>>


      US PROD TO TURKEY ON PATRIARCH
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     Turkish authorities yesterday received a letter from the US House of Representatives foreign affairs committee calling on Ankara to recognize Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios and respect the religious freedoms of the Istanbul–based Patriarchate.

The letter, addressed to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayy >>>


      WOMAN DUCKS TO AVOID TRAIN
      Kathimerin, 19-05-2007
     A 76–year–old woman, who slipped and fell while trying to cross a railway track near the town of Aigion in the northern Peloponnese yesterday, lay down and let an oncoming train pass over her without suffering as much as a scratch The woman had just stumbled on the tracks when she was spotted by the driver o >>>


      60E FESTIVAL DE CANNES. JACQUES VERGČS, L‘AVOCAT AU CŚUR DUR
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Le réalisateur Barbet Schroeder présente ŕ Cannes un documentaire sur l´avocat Jacques verg';s Photo: Keystone UN CERTAIN REGARD. Le réalisateur franco–suisse Barbet Schroeder revient au documentaire avec un sensationnel «Avocat de la terreur»: plongée dans la cons >>>


      A L‘HEURE D‘UN CHANGEMENT DE CAP CONFLICTUEL, LE CONSEIL D‘ETAT GENEVOIS PRÉFČRE SE TAIRE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     GENEVE. Les déclarations isolées de plusieurs ministres sur la fin de la méthode douce de redressement des finances donnent une impression de flottement ŕ la tęte de l‘Etat. Et les ambitions fédérales de certains magistrats renforcent les incertitudes pour l‘avenir.

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      A SAMARA, LE SOMMET UE–RUSSIE TOURNE COURT
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     TENSIONS. Vladimir Poutine riposte vivement ŕ Angela Merkel sur les droits de l‘homme.

Le Temps Samedi 1' mai 2007 Le président russe Vladimir Poutine a vivement riposté ŕ la chanceli';re allemande Angela Merkel sur les droits de l‘homme en Russie vendredi, lors d&lsq >>>


      A VALENCE, LES KIWIS SONT PARTOUT
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     VOILE. Que ce soit ŕ bord d‘Alinghi ou sur les quatre bateaux encore en lice dans la Coupe Louis Vuitton, les Néo–Zélandais se distinguent par leur imposante présence. Quelles sont les raisons de cette domination?

Isabelle Musy, Valence Samedi 1' mai 2007 Ils sont partout. Il >>>


      AILLEURS. LUANG PRABANG, CŚUR ÉCORCHÉ DU LAOS
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Un site de Luang Prabang Photo: Keystone DEPAYSEMENT. Depuis son inscription au Patrimoine mondial de l‘humanité, l‘ancienne capitale royale et ses 32 temples bouddhistes accueillent des dizaines de milliers de touristes. Une manne économique qui menace son charme si particulier.

Arnaud Du >>>


      ALAIN JUPPÉ, LE TECHNOCRATE DEVENU ÉCOLO
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Ministre de l‘Ecologie, Alain Juppé Photo: Keystone Ministre de l‘Ecologie, du développement et de l‘aménagement durables.

Sylvain Besson Samedi 1' mai 2007 C‘est lors de son exil canadien qu‘Alain Juppé a compris qu‘il se passait quelque chose de grav >>>


      BERNARD KOUCHNER, LA GAGEURE POLITIQUE ET DIPLOMATIQUE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Bernard Kouchner nommé aux Affaires étrang';res Photo: Keystone PARI. La popularité et la compétence du fondateur de MSF sont deux atouts de taille pour la stratégie d‘ouverture. Elles sont aussi un facteur potentiel de tension et d‘inquiétude.

Richard Werly, Pa >>>


      BON APPÉTIT. AGAR–AGAR ET MAGIE BLANCHE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
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      CHOIX MODÉRÉ
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Sylvain Besson Samedi 1' mai 2007 Peu de gouvernements français ont suscité autant d‘attentes que celui nommé vendredi par Nicolas Sarkozy. Attentes d‘une majorité de citoyens, qui ont estimé le 6 mai qu‘il était le candidat le plus capable de changer un syst'; >>>


      CRITIQUE. HITCHCOCK, SUR LE FIL DU VERTIGE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
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      FACE AUX MILICES ET AUX FRAPPES DE TSAHAL, LA POPULATION SE TERRE Ŕ GAZA
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     PROCHE–ORIENT. Israël a mené vendredi des raids aériens contre le Hamas ŕ Gaza, oů les combats entre milices islamistes et les forces fid';les au président Abbas n‘ont pas cessé.

Serge Dumont, Tel–Aviv Samedi 1' mai 2007 Quinze miliciens du Hamas >>>


      IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS. LE «SYNDROME HOLLANDAIS» APPLIQUÉ Ŕ LA RUSSIE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
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      JEAN–LOUIS BORLOO, L‘INCLASSABLE LUTIN
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Nicolas Sarkozy avec Jean–Louis Borloo, nouveau ministre de l´Economie Photo: Keystone Ministre de l‘Economie, des finances et de l‘emploi.

Sylvain Besson Samedi 1' mai 2007 C‘est un geste symbolique fort: en choisissant Jean–Louis Borloo pour piloter le développement >>>


      JEUNESSE, PARITÉ ET OUVERTURE: LES PARIS DU GOUVERNEMENT SARKOZY
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     UNE Le Temps I Article Jeunesse, parité et ouverture: les paris du gouvernement Sarkozy FRANCE. L‘équipe ministérielle comporte huit hommes et sept femmes.

Le Temps Samedi 1' mai 2007 Le nouveau gouvernement français bouscule la fronti';re droite–gauche avec la nomina >>>


      KLM AURAIT ORGANISÉ LA FUITE DE CRIMINELS NAZIS EN TRANSITANT PAR LE TERRITOIRE SUISSE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     KLM aurait organisé la fuite de criminels nazis en transitant par le territoire suisse «Des réfugiés ont bénéficié d‘une sympathie naturelle» Les déboutés de l‘AI repoussés vers l‘aide sociale? Les experts divisés SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I >>>


      L‘EUROPE CONFIRME QU‘ELLE RENOUE AVEC UNE CROISSANCE DYNAMIQUE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     CONJONCTURE. Les économistes prévoient que l‘expansion en 2007 sera aussi bonne, ou presque, qu‘au cours de l‘année écoulée, malgré l‘essoufflement aux Etats–Unis.

Jean–Louis Richard Samedi 1' mai 2007 Le ralentissement attendu de l‘ >>>


      L‘HISTOIRE. EN ITALIE, NICOLAS SARKOZY A BEAUCOUP D‘AMIS
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     L‘histoire. Eric Jozsef, Rome Samedi 1' mai 2007 Sarkozy c‘est mon ami. Depuis le 6 mai, les responsables de la droite italienne rivalisent d‘affection et se disputent les faveurs du nouveau président français. Depuis quelques jours, les murs de Rome sont notamment tapissés de portra >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. JAY NAIDOO: «SI L‘AFRIQUE VEUT CRÉER DES ENTREPRENEURS, IL FAUT Y ENCOURAGER LE CAPITAL–RISQUE»
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Jay Naidoo Photo: Keystone Agrandir l‘image Jay Naidoo, président de la Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).

Ram Etwareea Samedi 1' mai 2007 Le Temps: Pourquoi avez–vous renoncé ŕ la politique?

Jay Naidoo: Comme beaucoup de personnes de ma génération, je >>>


      L‘ÉQUILIBRE GOUVERNEMENTAL EN QUATRE POSTES
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Sylvain Besson Samedi 1' mai 2007 • La reine du mécénat Christine Albanel Ministre de la Culture et de la communication Apr';s avoir beaucoup tremblé, les milieux culturels auront une ministre ŕ part enti';re, Christine Albanel, qui sera aussi porte–parole du gouvernement.>>>


      LA BIÉLORUSSIE PRIVÉE DE SIČGE AU CONSEIL DES DROITS DE L‘HOMME
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     ONU. Les Nations unies ont renouvelé, jeudi, 14 des membres du Conseil qui si';ge ŕ Gen';ve.

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      LA BOURSE SUISSE. LES FINANCIČRES AUX AVANT–POSTES
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Les financi';res aux avant–postes La Bourse suisse.

Anker Bank Samedi 1' mai 2007 A la veille du week–end, le marché suisse s‘est raffermi, profitant des bonnes performances affichées par le compartiment des financi';res.
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      LA BOUTEILLE DE LA SEMAINE. JOHANNISBERG SAINT–MARTIN 2004, DOMAINE DU MONT D‘OR, SION
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
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      LA SEMAINE. L‘ART DE DÉMOLIR CE QUE L‘ON A CONSTRUIT
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
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      LA SOCIÉTÉ D‘ARABIE SAOUDITE SABIC ÉTEND SA PRÉSENCE INTERNATIONALE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Culture Eclairages Courrier lecteurs Météo Finance Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Edition RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace ab >>>


      LA SOCIÉTÉ T.ROWE PRICE APPRÉCIE LES ACTIONS SUISSES ET GRECQUES
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Culture Eclairages Courrier lecteurs Météo Finance Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Edition RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace ab >>>


      LE FESTIVAL AMADEUS S‘OFFRE DES VEDETTES
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     CLASSIQUE. Le rendez–vous biennal de Meinier met Prague et Vienne ŕ l‘honneur. La lecture de ce texte (2186 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LE NEZ DEHORS
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Marion Moussadek Samedi 1' mai 2007 Parade navale

– Tous les bateaux Belle Epoque de la Compagnie générale de navigation sortent sur le Léman pour parader. Le public peut embarquer ŕ bord des bateaux ŕ roues, ŕ aubes, ŕ vapeur Suisse, Simplon, Rhône et Montreux. >>>


      LES DÉBOUTÉS DE L‘AI REPOUSSÉS VERS L‘AIDE SOCIALE? LES EXPERTS DIVISÉS
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     VOTATIONS. Les rentes accordées se font plus rares, mais la population concernée se tournerait vers d‘autres syst';mes de prise en charge. Pas prouvé, disent les autorités fédérales.

Denis Masmejan Samedi 1' mai 2007 Depuis quelques années, le nombre de rente >>>


      LES MOULINS DE L‘ABÎME
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     NEUCHATEL. Les moulins souterrains du Col–des–Roches ont retrouvé leur visage originel. Plongée dans les entrailles d‘un site unique en Europe.

Pierre–Emmanuel Buss Samedi 1' mai 2007 Hors service depuis plus d‘un si';cle, les moulins souterrains du Col– >>>


      MOLIČRE FOUETTE, QUEL BONHEUR!
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     THEATRE. Jean Liermier rév';le la part de frousse du «Médecin malgré lui» qu‘il transpose dans la France du général de Gaulle. A Carouge, neuf acteurs formidables dérident au bord du gouffre.

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      PARMIGIANI DEVIENT PARTENAIRE DU MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     SPONSORING. La manufacture neuchâteloise s‘est engagée pour trois ans. Pierre–Emmanuel Buss Samedi 1' mai 2007 La manufacture horlog';re Parmigiani Fleurier a présenté mardi son partenariat avec le Montreux Jazz Festival. La démarche peut surprendre dans un monde de la ha >>>


      PATRICE CHÉREAU ET PIERRE BOULEZ UNIS Ŕ LA SCČNE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Une sc';ne de l´opéra «De la maison des morts» Photo: Wienerfestwochen CLASSIQUE. Evénement tr';s attendu, l‘opéra «De la Maison des morts» de Janácek fait sensation ŕ Vienne. Le metteur en sc';ne et le chef français n‘avaient plus collab >>>


      PORTRAIT D‘UN GI PORTÉ DISPARU
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     PHOTO. Une image et son actualité en Irak. Luc Debraine Samedi 1' mai 2007 Photographier le visage des hommes qui ont vu ce que l‘on n‘oublie jamais.

Tel était le but de la photographe américaine Suzanne Opton lorsqu‘elle s‘est rendue ŕ Fort Drum, dans l‘Eta >>>


      QUAND FRIBOURG LA LIBÉRALE SE SENTAIT ISOLÉE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     FRIBOURG. Un ouvrage raconte le décalage entre la ville et le reste du canton. Le livre, richement illustré, a été réalisé sous la direction de l‘historien Francis Python.

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      QUERELLE AU SOMMET SUR LA STRATÉGIE INDUSTRIELLE DE VON ROLL
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     INDUSTRIE. La famille von Finck, principal actionnaire de la société spécialisée dans l‘isolation électrique, veut en refaire un conglomérat. Le président du conseil s‘y oppose Thomas Thöni, Zurich Samedi 1' mai 2007 «Nous avons déjŕ failli dispara& >>>


      QUI SERA LE SUCCESSEUR DE PAUL WOLFOWITZ Ŕ LA TĘTE DE LA BANQUE MONDIALE?
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     La Banque mondiale attend son nouveau président Photo: Keystone CORRUPTION. Le président a accepté de démissionner pour mettre fin ŕ la crise provoquée par les accusations de népotisme.

Luis Lema, New York Samedi 1' mai 2007 C‘est la formule qu‘il voulait obten >>>


      SAUVÉES PAR LES KHMERS ROUGES
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Les tortues de Cantor que l´on croyait éteintes Photo: Keystone FAUNE. Une expédition scientifique a retrouvé au cśur du Cambodge des tortues géantes de Cantor. Cette étrange esp';ce, que beaucoup croyaient disparue, a survécu grâce ŕ la guerre.

Etienne >>>


      TRANSPARENCE ACCRUE: LES BANQUIERS METTENT LE FREIN
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     BOURSE. L‘ASB veut comptabiliser les options uniquement dans le cas du rachat d‘une firme.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Samedi 1' mai 2007 Les options en cash ont permis aux investisseurs de Victory de prendre une importante participation dans Ascom (ASCN.S) et de racheter le groupe industriel Unaxis >>>


      UN CABINET POUR «CHANGER D‘ÉPOQUE»
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Le nouveau gouvernement français Photo: Keystone Agrandir l‘image • Quinze ministres, la parité et l‘ouverture avec Bernard Kouchner aux Affaires étrang';res.

Sylvain Besson, Paris Samedi 1' mai 2007 Chose promise, chose due. Le premier gouvernement de l‘';re >>>


      UN INSPECTEUR GENEVOIS SE BAT SUR TOUS LES FRONTS
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     GENEVE. L‘affaire du policier qui avait été révoqué, puis condamné par le procureur général pour avoir frappé et blessé un suspect ŕ terre sera portée devant le Tribunal.

Fati Mansour Samedi 1' mai 2007 L‘inspecteur genevois, dont la ré >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. S(T)ARKOZY IER, ROI DU VILLAGE PEOPLE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Village people. Stéphane Bonvin Samedi 1' mai 2007 Village people. Pffff. Village people. Quelle ânerie, ce nom. Pourtant, c‘était bien, «Village people». Ca a eu payé. Mais c‘est dépassé. Samedi prochain, chiche, j‘enl';ve le haut de cette chroniqu >>>


      VOIE DOUBLE POUR LE TRAIN DU PIED DU JURA
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     BERNE. Union sacrée pour contourner le goulet de Gléresse sur la rive gauche du lac de Bienne.

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      VUE SUR LE MONDE. UNE CYBER–GUERRE EN EUROPE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Vue sur le monde. Bernard Guetta Samedi 1' mai 2007 Ce n‘est pas un gag. Loin de la politique–fiction, c‘est un concentré, au contraire, des trop réels probl';mes pesant sur la relation euro–russe.

Depuis quelque trois semaines, l‘Estonie, ex–Républ >>>


      WEMBLEY, LE RETOUR D‘UN STADE DE LÉGENDE
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     Le stade de Wembley pręt pour l´inauguration Photo: Keystone FOOTBALL. La nouvelle enceinte, devisée ŕ 1,' milliard de francs, ouvre samedi pour la finale de la Coupe d‘Angleterre. Derri';re la merveille architecturale se cache un lieu mythique. Un stade qui serait le berceau du foo >>>


      «LE PACTE D‘ACTIONNAIRES D‘AIRBUS DOIT ÉVOLUER»
      Le Temps, 19-05-2007
     AVIATION. Nicolas Sarkozy, en visite ŕ Toulouse, a multiplié les annonces sur le dossier.

Le Monde Samedi 1' mai 2007 Lors d‘une rencontre avec les syndicats d‘Airbus ŕ Toulouse, vendredi 18 mai, Nicolas Sarkozy s‘est déclaré convaincu de trouver un accord avec Ang >>>


      7 SAUDI INSURANCE FIRMS LAUNCH IPOS TODAY
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Sarah Abdullah, Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — The initial public offerings (IPOs) for 35 million shares of seven insurance companies will begin today, the Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) announced yesterday. The IPO is worth SR350 million at a nominal SR10 per share.

The insurance companies that have >>>


      MOBILY UNVEILS 3 HIGH–VALUE DATA INTERNET BUNDLES
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) today broke new ground with three high–value data mobile Internet bundles, among them an unlimited download package — a first for the Saudi Arabian telecommunications market and the Middle East, a statement issued by the company said.

Customers >>>


      SAUDI BUSINESS GROUP SEEKS DEALS IN BRAZIL
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — A delegation of 16 Saudi businessmen will be in Brazil next week to talk to Brazilian industry executives. They will participate on Monday and Tuesday in business roundtables at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, in the southeastern Brazilian city of São Paulo. The Saudi b >>>


      SRMG&#8217;S SUBSIDIARY GETS READY FOR 30% INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
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SRMGs Subsidiary Gets Ready for 30% Initial Public Offering P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News

JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 The Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SPPC) a subsidiary of Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG) which prints about 55 newspapers and magazin >>>


      DOWRY, JEWELRY AND ZAKAH
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. I heard on television a mufti saying that women’s jewelry is liable to zakah under certain conditions. When I got married, my wife brought to my house a quantity of gold jewelry according to custom in our part of the world. Over the last few years I gave her more jewelry. Is all of that jewelry >>>


      IS TRANSLATION OF THE QUR’AN FORBIDDEN?
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. I teach world geography in the US, and I spend time discussing Islam and Muslims. I have learned that the Qur’an must not be translated into any other language because, it is said, that Muhammad’s words cannot be appreciated in any language other than Arabic. Some people said that it is almost >>>


      MOST FIRM SUPPORT
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Most Merciful Whoever submits himself to God and excels in good deeds has indeed taken hold of the most firm support. With God rests the final outcome of all events. And whoever disbelieves; let not their unbelief grieve you. To Us they must all return, a >>>


      RELIGIOUS LEARNING OR DUTIFULNESS TO PARENTS
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. A friend of ours conducts meetings in his flat to discuss religious matters and offer congregational prayers. He is leaving on vacation for 2 months, but he says that he wants to spend one month away from his family home to take a course in Islam. His father needs to be looked after, as he is v >>>


      SHORTENING A VOLUNTARY PRAYER TO JOIN THE CONGREGATION
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. A person might have started a four–rakah voluntary prayer when the congregational obligatory prayer is called. Is it permissible for him to shorten his prayer to two rakahs in order to join the congregation?

M. Kaifi A. If such a person is still in the early stages of his four&nd >>>


      THE PROPHET AS A MAN — 125: SATISFIED WITH WHATEVER AVAILABLE
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News The companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him) were keen to report whatever the Prophet did, even very ordinary matters, such as his eating and drinking.

We, therefore, have a picture of how the Prophet behaved in all situations. We thus know that the Prophet was an easy–going pe >>>


      THE PROPHET AS A MAN — 126: GIVING THE BEST IN CHARITY
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Islam attaches much emphasis to charity, requiring Muslims to pay their zakah regularly. In fact, zakah is an act of worship we perform by paying a percentage of our property to the poor and needy. There are other purposes for which zakah money is used, but the overall purpose of this great act of >>>


      WOMEN IN ISLAMIC SOCIETY — 20: VISITING FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Dr. Abd Al–Haleem Abu Shuqqah Some of the visits people paid to the wives of the Prophet (peace be upon him) were for a specific purpose. Many of the visits by the Prophet’s companions and their successors were social and some to learn the Prophet’s guidance concerning certain matters. However, some people had par >>>


      FREQUENT POWER OUTAGES BAFFLE AL–LAITH RESIDENTS
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — Citizens in Al–Laith, a town about 170 km south of Jeddah, are in the dark about why their electricity is turned off three or four times everyday, according to Al–Madinah newspaper.

They say frequent power outages have been going on for about fourth months, but in >>>


      JOIN RACE TO HELP THE UNDERPRIVILEGED: SALMAN
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News Riyadh Gov. Prince Salman, accompanied by Hail Gov. Prince Saud ibn Abdul Mohsen and Prince Sultan ibn Salman, visits the historic Qeshla Palace in Hail on Friday. (SPA)

JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — Riyadh Gov. Prince Salman opened a center for handicapped children in Hail on Thursday >>>


      KINGDOM, MOROCCO REJECT FOREIGN INTERFERENCE
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Hatem Al–Bataiwi, Arab News Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah listens to King Mohammed of Morocco before their formal talks at the presidential palace in Fez on Friday. (AFP)

FEZ, Morocco, 1' May 2007 Saudi Arabia and Morocco yesterday rejected foreign interference in Arab affairs, accor >>>


      MUSEUM HOSTS SAUDI–ITALY ART EXHIBIT
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Mohammed Rasooldeen, Arab News Prince Saud ibn Musaed, deputy minister of culture and information, looks on as Rosaira d’Auria, wife of Italian Ambassador Eugenio d’Auria, makes a point at the press briefing in Riyadh on Thursday. (AN photo Ahmed Yusri)

RIYADH, 1' May 2007 — More than 50 Saudi and Italian w >>>


      WORKERS LEFT HOMELESS AFTER EMPLOYER FAILS TO PAY RENT
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 — A landlord threw out 150 workers that were housed in his building after the company they worked for failed to pay him rent for 18 months, Al–Madinah newspaper reported.

The workers were left surprised and shocked when they returned home from work to find the building lo >>>


      &#8216;STAGE SET FOR OVERALL DEVELOPMENT&#8217;
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Mohammed Ashraf, Arab News Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, right, presents a memento to Ahmad Bin Byat, executive chairman of Tecom Investment, during the signing of the Smart City deal in Thiruvananthapuram. (AN photo)

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, 1' May 2007 The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government headed by >>>


      CHAOS REIGNS IN GAZA STRIP
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Hisham Abu Taha, Arab News GAZA CITY, 1' May 2007 Chaos reigned in Gaza yesterday as residents reeled from Israeli assassinations and Palestinian infighting. Life was at a standstill with shops shuttered, schools closed, mosques empty on a Friday and masked gunmen roaming the streets.

"For one week, de >>>


      CHIEF MINISTER&#8217;S SON IN TROUBLE
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, 1' May 2007 The research committee of Kerala University headed by its vice chancellor has decided to cancel the admission of V.A.

Arun Kumar, son of Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, to a doc >>>


      EARLY REPLACEMENT OF WOLFOWITZ SOUGHT
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Barbara Ferguson, Arab News WASHINGTON, 1' May 2007 World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz resigned Thursday less than halfway through his five–year term amid a furor over securing a pay raise for his companion.

Wolfowitz resigned after the White House bowed to pressure for his ouster from European gover >>>


      IRAN TELLS US TO ADMIT ‘FAILURE’ IN IRAQ
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Agence France Presse TEHRAN, 1' May 2007 — Iran said yesterday the United States should admit to the «failure» of its Iraq policies at the upcoming Tehran–Washington meeting on Iraqi security if it wants the talks to make progress.

«If the Americans admit to the failure of their poli >>>


      KERALITE BUSINESSMAN SEEKS TO PROMOTE TOURISM
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     K.T. Abdurabb, Arab News Dr. K.P. Hussain, his mother Fathima Abbas, second left, wife Dr. Beena, second right, with other family members near the aircraft in Umm Al–Quwain Aero Club. (AN photo)

DUBAI, 1' May 2007 Fathima Medical Group has many plans related to tourism, says Dr. K.P. Hussain, an India >>>


      LIBYAN ENVOY IN YEMEN TO EASE DIPLOMATIC CRISIS OVER REBEL AID
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Khaled Al–Mahdi, Arab News SANAA, 1' May 2007 — An envoy of Libyan President Muammar Qaddafi arrived in Sanaa on Thursday in a bid to ease a diplomatic crisis after reports on Libyan support to rebels fighting government forces in northern Yemen, officials said.

Sulaiman Al–Shahoumi was to deliv >>>


      MAKE IT A YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY FOR PEACE: ABDALLAH
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Abdul Jalil Mustafa, Arab News DEAD SEA, Jordan, 1' May 2007 — King Abdallah of Jordan yesterday opened a World Economic Forum (WEF) conference at the Dead Sea resort by urging Middle East states to seize 2007 as a «year of opportunity» for making peace that paves the ground for the creation of a maratho >>>


      MANMOHAN HOPEFUL OF INDO–US NUCLEAR DEAL
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Nilofar Suhrawardy, Arab News NEW DELHI, 1' May 2007 Despite the India visit of US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns having been "indefinitely" deferred, New Delhi and Washington have refrained from projecting it as a setback in their negotiations on the civilian nuclear deal. This last moment develop >>>


      MOSQUE EXPLOSION IN INDIA KILLS 11
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Syed Amin Jafri, Arab News Police disperse a crowd using a water cannon outside Makkah Masjid in Hyderabad on Friday. (AP)

HYDERABAD, India, 1' May 2007 A bomb explosion inside the biggest mosque in this south Indian city during Friday prayers killed 11 worshippers.

Angry survivors later clashed wi >>>


      MUSHARRAF RULES OUT RETURN OF BENAZIR, NAWAZ
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Azhar Masood & Agencies ISLAMABAD, 1' May 2007 Pakistans President Pervez Musharraf ruled out the return of former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto to take part in a general election due around the end of the year.

"Nobody is returning before the election," Musharraf said in an >>>


      PANIC IN TALEBAN RANKS, SAY MEDIA REPORTS
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Siraj Wahab, Arab News ISLAMABAD, 1' May 2007 There is panic in the Taleban ranks following the killing of two senior commanders, Akhtar Mohammad Osmani and Mullah Dadullah.

According to reports in the Pakistani media, there is a growing concern among Taleban fighters about the infiltration in their ranks b >>>


      POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT OF MUSLIMS NEED OF THE HOUR
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News E. Abubacker JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 Political and economic empowerment of Muslims in India is the need of the hour, says E. Abubacker, chairman of the Popular Front of India (PFI). He also called for the establishment of a powerful national party for Muslims to usher in a new era for the c >>>


      UP: MAYAWATI KEEPS MOST OF KEY PORTFOLIOS
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     S.A. Ali, Arab News NEW DELHI, 1' May 2007 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has kept with her most of the key portfolios, including home, included her top aide S.C.

Mishra in her Cabinet and gave charge of nine ministries to her close lieutenant and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)General Secretary Naseemuddi >>>


      VAST SCOPE FOR SAUDI–INDIAN COOPERATION: NDC
      Arab News, 19-05-2007
     Syed Faisal Ali, Arab News JEDDAH, 1' May 2007 An Indian defense delegation was highly impressed with the rapid economic, social and educational developments taking place in the Kingdom, the professionalism of the Royal Saudi Armed Forces and the warm hospitality extended to them by the Kingdom.

The 13&ndas >>>


      1 DEAD IN CANADIAN SNOWBIRD JET CRASH
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     GREAT FALLS, Mont. –– A Canadian Forces Snowbird jet crashed Friday afternoon during rehearsal for weekend performances at Malmstrom Air Force Base, killing the pilot, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

During maneuvers above the base, one plane broke from the formation and crashed, FAA spoke >>>


      17 TONS OF TREASURE PULLED FROM SHIPWRECK
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     By Marc KaufmanWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, May 1', 2007; A03 A ship that sank hundreds of years ago in busy waters of the Atlantic has delivered an unprecedented underwater bounty to American treasure hunters:
17 tons of silver coins and hundreds of gold coins, jewelry and objects.

The value, >>>


      2 MOUNTAINEERS DIE ON MOUNT MCKINLEY
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     JUNEAU, Alaska –– Two climbers died after a 1,'00–foot fall during a descent of Mount McKinley _ North America‘s highest mountain _ Denali National Park and Reserve officials said Friday.

Rangers declared Mizuki Takahashi, 36, dead shortly after the fall Thursday night. Her climbing >>>


      BUSH PRAISES SENATORS FOR BIPARTISAN IMMIGRATION DEAL
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) –– Thankful for a breakthrough, President Bush on Saturday praised senators of both parties for delivering a potential deal to overhaul U.S. immigration policy.

The compromise aims to grant legal status to millions of people in the country unlawfully, stiffen border security and >>>


      CLINTON: OBLIGATION‘ TO AID NEW ORLEANS
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     NEW ORLEANS –– Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that rebuilding New Orleans is an "American obligation" the Bush administration has not met since Hurricane Katrina struck.

"If talk, bureaucracy and promises were enough, we would‘ve rebuilt New Orleans three times over by now >>>


      CREWS GAIN ON 4,000–ACRE ARIZ. WILDFIRE
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     PAYSON, Ariz. –– Firefighters appeared to be gaining control over a wildfire that has threatened homes and other structures in two northern Arizona forests. The 6–square–mile Promontory fire was 60 percent contained by Saturday and officials projected full containment by Tuesday.

Crews w >>>


      EX–S. DAKOTA LAWMAKER CHARGED WITH RAPE
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     PIERRE, S.D. –– A former state House member was arrested Friday on charges of rape and other sexual offenses against two teen girls.

Republican Ted A. Klaudt surrendered at the Corson County Sheriff‘s office. He did not enter a plea during two court appearances, and bond was set at $100,000. H >>>


      FORMER EPA CHIEF TO TESTIFY ON '/11 RESPONSE
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     NEW YORK –– Christine Todd Whitman, the former chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, has agreed to testify before Congress about the government‘s handling of air quality and health issues following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Whitman‘s attorney told Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D– >>>


      GINGRICH: CHALLENGE ‘RADICAL SECULARISM‘
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     LYNCHBURG, Va. –– Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told Liberty University‘s graduating class Saturday to honor the spirit of school founder Jerry Falwell by confronting "the growing culture of radical secularism" with Christian ideals.

Gingrich, who is considering a 2008 president >>>


      GONZALES RAPPED AS PRESIDENT‘S ‘YES MAN‘
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says his long friendship with President Bush makes it easier to say "no" to him on sticky legal issues.

Gonzales‘ critics say the attorney is far more likely to say "yes," and they say that leaves the Justice Department vulner >>>


      GUILIANI: OPPOSITE APPROACH TO CLINTON‘S
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     ORLANDO, Fla. –– Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani took swipes at Democrat Hillary Clinton on taxes and health care Friday, saying her approach on both would hurt the country.

The former New York mayor asked a group of central Florida business and political leaders which Democrat said >>>


      HUCKABEE FIGHTS TO REACH TOP–TIER STATUS
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Mike Huckabee has a resume fit for a GOP presidential nominee: Southern Baptist preacher, former Arkansas governor, fierce opponent of abortion and gay marriage. Those attributes would seem to be exactly what fellow conservatives are looking for in a candidate.

What he lacks is money a >>>


      IN CLOSED MEETING WITH GONZALES, PROSECUTORS EXPRESS THEIR DISMAY
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     By Dan Eggen and Amy GoldsteinWashington Post Staff WritersSaturday, May 1', 2007; A02 Even as he came under renewed political pressure in Washington this week, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales faced sharp criticism from many of his own U.S. attorneys at a private meeting in San Antonio, prosecutors who were the >>>


      IRAQ BILL STYMIED DESPITE TALKS
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     WASHINGTON –– The White House and Congress failed to strike a deal Friday after exchanging competing offers on an Iraq war spending bill that Democrats said should set a date for U.S. troops to leave.

"Timelines for withdrawal are just not the right way to go, and that cannot be the basis for f >>>


      LA. HOMEOWNER AID PROGRAM CASH–STRAPPED
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     BATON ROUGE, La. –– Louisiana may have to draw from other hurricane aid programs to cover a projected $3 billion shortfall in the program that provides rebuilding grants to homeowners, the head of the Louisiana Recovery Authority said Friday.

State officials earmarked $7.5 billion in federal hurrica >>>


      MAN CHARGED WITH FAKING WAR RECORD
      Washington Post, 19-05-2007
     SEATTLE –– A man who tried to position himself as a leader of the anti–war movement by claiming to have participated in war crimes while serving in Iraq is facing federal charges of falsifying his record.

Jesse Adam Macbeth, 23, formerly of Phoenix, garnered attention on blogs and in some alte >>>



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