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      A MEDITERRANEAN UNION...
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     Pantelis Saitas/ANA Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero and his wife Sonsoles Espinosa are seen visiting the site of the Parthenon yesterday. Zapatero is today due to meet Greek Premier Costas Karamanlis for talks expected to focus on the creation of a Mediterranean Union. The union, first proposed by French Presi >>>


      BLACKMAIL SUSPECT RELEASED ON BAIL
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     The former assistant to Culture Ministry general secretary Christos Zachopoulos was released from custody yesterday, some seven months after being taken to Korydallos jail in the wake of her boss’s suicide attempt.

Evi Tsekou, who has been charged with trying to blackmail Zachopoulos with a DVD of her and the m >>>


      GREEKS WORRIED ABOUT FINANCES
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     More than six in 10 Greeks are seriously concerned about their financial situation, as compared to four in 10 this time last year, according to the results of a Eurobarometer survey which also showed Greeks to be the most mistrustful of their public administration among all European citizens.

A total of 65 perc >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     POLICE CHANGES Bill to shift some duties from main force to municipal staff An Interior Ministry bill, approved by the government’s Inner Cabinet yesterday, envisages a clear separation of duties between officers of the Greek Police and their municipal colleagues. The changes are aimed at relieving police officers of ce >>>


      PASOK BACK IN HOT WATER
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     Siemens investigation links payment with former minister Tassos Mantelis The focus of the Siemens scandal shifted back to PASOK yesterday as it emerged that a vital piece of evidence links one of the party’s former ministers with an alleged multimillion–euro under–the–table payment from the German firm >>>


      PROTEST BY BROTHEL WORKERS...
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     Alexandros Stamatiou/Eurokinissi A woman covers her face with a scarf during a protest by brothel workers outside the offices of the Interior Ministry yesterday. The placard reads: ‘Parents, we prostitutes make men of your sons.’ Brothel workers want benefits and object to competition from foreign sex workers in bars. < >>>


      ROAD ACCIDENT LEAVES 56 MIGRANTS IN A DAZE
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     A refrigerator truck carrying 56 illegal immigrants overturned near the central town of Larissa yesterday, injuring six migrants and causing the rest to run off in a bid for freedom.

Most of the migrants, male Afghans and Pakistanis aged 15–25, disappeared into fields or boarded trains at the nearby railw >>>


      TOXIC GARBAGE TAXES SALONICA
      Kathimerin, 10-07-2008
     As toxic hospital waste and manufacturers’ refuse join the thousands of tons of household trash piling up on the streets of Thessaloniki, a local prosecutor has called a meeting with local mayors to solve the problem before the public health hazard gets out of hand.

The city’s two main landfills – a new one at >>>


      ANTIMISSILE: MESURES DE RÉTORSION RUSSES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     DEFENSE. Accord signé ŕ Prague. La lecture de ce texte (1'55 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      BETH DE SCČNE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     BETH DITTO. A 27 ans, la chanteuse du groupe Gossip est une des plus grandes voix du rock contemporain. Sa vie est un roman ŕ l‘eau–de–ronce.

Arnaud Robert Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Un écureuil mort. Apr';s–midi fleuri au camping de l‘Arkansas oů la caravane fami >>>


      C‘EST ENCORE LOIN, LA MER?
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Olivier Marillier, mister Suisse romande. La lecture de ce texte (2626 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      COMBATS D‘AFFICHES (1/24). LA SUISSE AUX URNES: L‘HISTOIRE DES VOTATIONS RACONTÉE PAR LES AFFICHES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Combats d‘affiches (1/24). La Suisse aux urnes: l‘histoire des votations racontée par les affiches Le Conseil fédéral élu par le peuple, chaînon manquant de la démocratie directe Références bibliographiques Fort de nombreuses tętes, le nouveau PBD n‘a pas de >>>


      CONSTRUIRE AUTREMENT (4/5). SORTIR DES QUATRE MURS POUR OCCUPER L‘ESPACE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Lacaton et Vassal offrent des espaces aussi vastes et flexibles que possible et misent sur un véritable changement des façons d‘habiter.

Lorette Coen Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Pour Anne Lacaton, 53 ans, et Jean–Philippe Vassal, 54 ans, 2008 restera l‘année de la reconnaissance. Cell >>>


      DÉMONSTRATION DE FORCE DE L‘IRAN Ŕ L‘INTENTION D‘ISRAËL
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     NUCLEAIRE. Tir de neuf missiles, dont un de longue portée. Inquiétude. La lecture de ce texte (3735 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      EBAY RENONCE AUX FAUSSES MONTRES, MAIS SES SUCCESSEURS PULLULENT
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Les horlogers suisses ont débusqué un nombre record d‘annonces pour des fausses montres sur Internet depuis le début de l‘année. Et la récente condamnation d‘Ebay, premier site d‘ench';re au monde, n‘y changera pas grand–chose. (photo: Keystone) CONTRE >>>


      FLEURS DES PRAIRIES SČCHES (4/6). LA SAUGE DES PRÉS, PARENTE PAUVRE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Les prairies s';ches rétrécissent d‘année en année sous la pression conjuguée de l‘agriculture intensive et de l‘avancée des foręts. Or, elles rec';lent une extraordinaire biodiversité. Balade.

Etienne Dubuis Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Qui dit >>>


      FORT DE NOMBREUSES TĘTES, LE NOUVEAU PBD N‘A PAS DE BASE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     DISSIDENCE. Le Parti bourgeois démocrate compte déjŕ une soixantaine de si';ges dans les cantons. Plus qu‘au sein des législatifs, c‘est dans la course aux exécutifs que le PBD menace directement l‘UDC.

Philippe Miauton, Berne Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Le Parti bou >>>


      FUITE D‘URANIUM: GESTION DIFFICILE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     NUCLEAIRE. Les autorités ont eu du mal ŕ communiquer clairement. La lecture de ce texte (28'4 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      GALENICA S‘OFFRE UN PARTENAIRE DE POIDS
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     PHARMA. Le groupe suisse s‘allie avec Fresenius, spécialiste allemand de la dialyse.

Willy Boder Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Le groupe allemand Fresenius va casser sa tirelire pour réaliser une offre publique d‘achat sur la société américaine APP, spécialisée dans les m& >>>


      GAMBATE, BERLUSCONI–SAN!
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Richard Werly Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Silvio Berlusconi a bien compris qu‘apr';s le chaos du sommet de Gęnes en 2001, et le désastre médiatique récent des rues de Naples pleines d‘ordures, un ratage du G8, l‘an prochain en Italie, serait pour lui un désastre absolu.
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      GENČVE SERA UNE «CITÉ DE L‘ÉNERGIE» EN 200'
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     GENEVE. La Ville s‘engage pour améliorer sa politique en mati';re d‘économie d‘énergie.

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      GRAND FRIBOURG, LE PDC VEUT UNE FUSION Ŕ SIX
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     FRIBOURG. Le parti demande plus d‘argent ŕ l‘Etat afin d‘inclure Marly dans le processus.

François Mauron Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 C‘est devenu le th';me politique majeur qui agite le Grand Fribourg. Unir ses communes, de façon ŕ renforcer le centre cantonal. Apr >>>


      GÉRARD TSCHOPP, LE PČRE MEURTRI DE LA RADIO SUISSE ROMANDE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Promotion neuchâteloise: nouvelle donne L‘histoire. Les petits arrangements alpins de Philippe Biéler Le sort du Musée des beaux–arts confié aux urnes Grand Fribourg, le PDC veut une fusion ŕ six Gen';ve sera une «Cité de l‘énergie» en 200' REG >>>


      HTC ET LE BLACKBERRY NE SONT PAS LOIN
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     HTC propose un appareil convaincant, et le BlackBerry s‘améliore. Anouch Seydtaghia Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 L‘iPhone d‘Apple est imbattable dans deux domaines: la simplicité d‘utilisation et la navigation sur Internet. Ces deux domaines sont cruciaux. Mais dans tous les autres, l‘on >>>


      L‘AMÉRIQUE LATINE ULCÉRÉE PAR LA POLITIQUE D‘IMMIGRATION DE L‘UNION EUROPÉENNE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     DIPLOMATIE. Au regard de l‘Histoire, les dirigeants latino–américains jugent infamante la «directive retour». Leurs pays avaient accueilli 35 millions d‘Européens entre la fin du XIXe si';cle et la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Jeudi 1 >>>


      L‘EUROSCEPTICISME FRAN'';AIS PČSE SUR LES PROJETS DE SARKOZY
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     UNION EUROPEENNE. Les idées de la présidence française sur «l‘Europe qui prot';ge» passent mal ŕ Bruxelles.

Sylvain Besson, Paris, collaboration: Richard Werly Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Pénétrez dans n‘importe quel bistrot en France et vous entendrez par >>>


      L‘HISTOIRE. BILLETS D‘HUMEUR Ŕ LA CHINOISE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
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      L‘HISTOIRE. LES PETITS ARRANGEMENTS ALPINS DE PHILIPPE BIÉLER
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
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      LA BOURSE SUISSE DU ' JUILLET 2008
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article La bourse suisse du ' juillet 2008 Le SMI rebondit bien.

BCGE Private Banking Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Dans le sillage de Wall Street et des marchés asiatiques, le SMI a connu un rebond en ouvrant en hausse de 0.'1%. Les gains se sont ensuite accrus en cours de mat >>>


      LA LITTÉRATURE MONTRE AUX HOMMES CE QU‘ILS NE VEULENT PAS VOIR
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     INES DE SAUSSURE, él';ve au Coll';ge Calvin, est une des 12 lauréates et lauréats du Prix de la Fondation Arditi, qui récompense les meilleures dissertations de maturité rédigées dans le canton de Gen';ve. Nous publions ci–dessous le texte qu‘elle a >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Stéphane Bonvin Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Omkari Panwar a 70 ans. Son mari, Charan Singh, en a 75. Ces deux paysans du Nord de l‘Inde avaient déjŕ deux filles, elles–męmes m';res de 6 enfants.

Sauf qu‘Omkari et Charan n‘avaient pas engendré de garçon. Le >>>


      LE 2E PILIER A PERDU AU MOINS 30 MILLIARDS DE FRANCS EN SIX MOIS
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     PREVOYANCE. Les indices chutent, mais les institutions sont parées. Philippe Gumy Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Les caisses de pension affichent des performances rouge vif depuis le début de l‘année. Selon les premiers résultats de l‘indice Credit Suisse du secteur, la performance est ressortie & >>>


      LE FOOT FRAN'';AIS TENTE DE REDORER SON IMAGE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     MARKETING. De la pi';tre prestation des Bleus en passant par un sélectionneur honni, le football a mauvaise réputation dans l‘Hexagone. Des agences de communication sont chargées d‘y remédier.

Cédric Mathiot Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Une question ŕ 100000 euros: com >>>


      LE NOUVEL IPHONE VA–T–IL RENDRE LES SUISSES ENCORE PLUS ACCROS?
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     UNE Le Temps I Article Le nouvel iPhone va–t–il rendre les Suisses encore plus accros?

TECHNOLOGIES. Avant sa sortie officielle dans le pays, déjŕ 50000

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      LE SOMMET DU G8 AU JAPON. LES PAYS ÉMERGENTS DÉCLINENT LE PAQUET CLIMAT PROPOSÉ PAR LES PAYS RICHES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Le président russe Dmitri Medvedev (2e ŕ gauche) entouré du premier ministre indien Manmohan Singh et des présidents chinois Hu Jintao et brésilien Lula. Pour mettre les choses au clair, ce dernier a énuméré le volume d’émissions de chaque pays présent. (photo: Keystone) >>>


      LE SORT DU MUSÉE DES BEAUX–ARTS CONFIÉ AUX URNES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     VAUD. Le référendum contre le crédit d‘étude destiné ŕ développer le projet architectural ŕ Bellerive a récolté pr';s de 18000 signatures.

Marco Danesi Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Dix milles signatures récoltées en dix jours. C‘est un mir >>>


      LEONARD COHEN AU MONTREUX JAZZ. LE RETOUR DE LA VIEILLE '4;ME
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Leonard Cohen au Montreux Jazz. Arnaud Robert Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Suite et faim. Trois heures de concert, qui se languissent sous un chapeau cardiaque; on se précipite vers les fontaines pour retourner au réel. Mardi nuit ŕ Montreux, Leonard Cohen a prescrit ses ultimes conseils. «Ne roulez pas im >>>


      LES ENJEUX ÉNERGÉTIQUES DE LA GÉORGIE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     CAUCASE. La secrétaire d‘Etat américaine Condoleezza Rice est arrivée ŕ Tbilissi pour rencontrer le président géorgien Mikhaďl Saakashvili. Elle débarque dans un contexte délét';re qui s‘explique en partie par la course aux hydrocarbures.

St& >>>


      LES MIGNONS PÉCHÉS COUNTRY–FOLK DE CARLA
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Une quinzaine de chansons pour un répertoire en forme de promenade dans des paysages country–folk. Carla Bruni a dévoilé hier sur Internet «Comme si de rien n’était», son nouvel album qui sort demain chez les disquaires. (photo: Keystone) MUSIQUE. Carla Bruni a dévoilé hier sur Intern >>>


      LES NOUVELLES MÉTHODES DE LA FONDATION DSR DEVANT LA JUSTICE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     CANTINES. Le leader romand de la restauration collective a lancé un service de placement pour son personnel temporaire. Chez les agences qui le fournissaient, on parle de concurrence déloyale.

Rinny Gremaud Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Un nouveau poisson dans l‘aquarium. Sur le marché confiné >>>


      LES RUES TRANCHANTES DE LONDRES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     CRIMES. Deux étudiants français ont été sauvagement assassinés ŕ Londres. La police a inculpé hier un chômeur sans domicile fixe de leur meurtre. Rappel des faits, dans une ville qui cherche ŕ contrer la vague de crimes ŕ l‘arme blanche.

Jeremy Ergas Jeudi >>>


      NOS HÉROS ET LEURS MODČLES (2). DANS LA PEAU DE SA MČRE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     LE HÉROS. Dans le Psycho d‘Alfred Hitchcock, Norman Bates, sous les traits du jeune et joli Anthony Perkins, est propriétaire d‘un motel déserté et taxidermiste ŕ ses heures. Sur la colline juste au–dessus se dresse la maison familiale, oů Norman vit, en quelque sorte, seu >>>


      POURQUOI L‘IPHONE EST SI ATTENDU
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Swisscom et Orange vendront d';s demain le téléphone d‘Apple. Naviguer sur le Web n‘a jamais été si facile avec un téléphone. Mais l‘appareil n‘est pas exempt de défauts.

Anouch Seydtaghia Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Interdiction de le laisser entre l >>>


      PROMOTION NEUCH'4;TELOISE: NOUVELLE DONNE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     NEUCHATEL. L‘organe de développement économique est rapatrié au sein de l‘Etat.

Yelmarc Roulet , avec ATS Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 La promotion économique est en pleine restructuration ŕ l‘échelle de la Suisse romande. Dans ce contexte, le canton de Neuchâtel a >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. CULBUTE DESIGN
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Quoi de neuf. Emilie Veillon Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Une créatrice danoise. Sa sśur est en congé maternité. Ensemble, les deux femmes passent quelques apr';s–midi ŕ observer l‘enfant qui, ŕ quatre pattes, fonce d‘un air déterminé contre tous les meubles qu& >>>


      REPČRE. DURE PÉRIODE... MĘME POUR LES HEDGE FUNDS
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Rep';re. Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Les génies de la finance sortent d‘un semestre difficile. Prenant le pouls de plus de 2000 hedge funds, l‘indice HFRI compilé par le bureau d‘étude américain Hedge Fund Research montre que les fonds alternatifs af >>>


      ROCHE GAGNE UN RANG DANS LA PHARMA MONDIALE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     CLASSEMENT. En 2007, Novartis a stagné ŕ la 3e place, son concurrent bâlois grimpé ŕ la 7e.

Frédéric Leli';vre Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 L‘industrie pharmaceutique mondiale reste tr';s morcelée. Le numéro un, l‘américain Pfizer, ne p& >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. QUASSINE, STRATČGE DOUCE–AMČRE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Voilŕ un mot dont le go$';t n‘a aucun rapport avec sa signification. A l‘écoute, «quassine» offre une folle douceur, comme une envolée ręveuse. C‘est pourtant l‘expression męme de l‘am >>>


      SONNY ROLLINS, ODE AU COLOSSE EN RADE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     JAZZ A VIENNE. Escale estivale et musicale préférée du saxophoniste new–yorkais, le festival isérois, pr';s de Lyon, a fait mardi soir au bouillant patriarche la politesse d‘un triomphe. Trois heures de sc';ne br$';lantes.

Michel Barbey, Vienne Jeudi 10 jui >>>


      UN MAILLOT JAUNE ET DES TACHES SUSPECTES
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Stefan Schumacher a gardé le maillot jaune dont il s’était emparé durant le contre–la–montre ŕ l’issue de la 5e étape du Tour. L’Allemand a été contrôlé positif aux emphétamines par la police cet hiver apr';s un accident de voiture. (photo: Keystone) >>>


      UNE SOLUTION ITALIENNE EST EN TRAIN DE VOIR LE JOUR POUR SAUVER ALITALIA
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     AVIATION. La compagnie, dont les dettes se montent ŕ 1,1 milliard d‘euros, ne voit pas encore venir le bout du tunnel. Corrado Passera a été chargé de mettre sur pied un plan de sauvetage.

Eric Jozsef, Rome Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 Silvio Berlusconi n‘en démord pas. «Nous >>>


      VOLTE–FACE PATHÉTIQUE
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     Jacques Rossat, Corcelles (NE) Jeudi 10 juillet 2008 La volte–face de Daniel Brélaz suite ŕ votre article du 23 juin [...] a quelque chose de pathétique. On ne fera croire ŕ personne que vous ayez confondu la demande d‘Atel pour la construction d‘une centrale nucléaire ŕ G >>>


      «LA RÉPUTATION DE LA PLACE FINANCIČRE SUISSE EST ALTÉRÉE»
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     La bourse suisse du ' juillet 2008 FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article «La réputation de la place financi';re suisse est altérée» CRISE FINANCIERE. Jacques de Saussure, partenaire de la banque Pictet, reste persuadé que le secteur surmontera ses difficultés s‘il se >>>


      «N‘OUBLIEZ PAS LES OTAGES RESTANTS DES FARC»
      Le Temps, 10-07-2008
     COLOMBIE. Les familles des kidnappés de la guérilla redoutent que ces derniers ne fassent les frais de la libération spectaculaire d‘Ingrid Betancourt par l‘armée. Manifestation prévue le 20 juillet.

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      CORPORATE NEWS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Arab News Awali/Arbah Awali Real Estate Investment, a major real estate investment firm in the region, recently celebrated the launch of the company’s headquarters in the Kingdom with its partners, at a special ceremony hosted by Arbah Capital, a joint–stock company licensed by the Saudi Arabian Capital Market Aut >>>


      EMAAR, SAVOLA SIGN MOU
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Arab News SIGNING A DEAL: Fahd Al–Rasheed, CEO and board member, Emaar E.C., right, and Dr. Sami Baroum, managing director, the Savola Group, sign the MoU in Jeddah. (AN photo) JEDDAH: Emaar, The Economic City (Emaar E.C.), the Tadawul–listed company developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), has signed >>>


      SAUDI FIRM TO GET AWARD
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Hasan Hatrash| Arab News JEDDAH: A young Saudi contractor won a bid to build 40 swimming pools.

This was just one success story from the Business Youth Exhibition 2008 where, according to organizers, most of the participants have managed to sign contracts and win business offers.

The event, which concl >>>


      SRO SIGNS $163 MILLION DEAL WITH CAF
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Ghazanfar Ali Khan| Arab News RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has signed a contract with a Spanish company to purchase high–technology world–class passenger train sets to transport growing number of commuters. On behalf of the Kingdom, Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has signed $163 million deal with the Spanish roll >>>


      TASI PLUMMETS BELOW ',000 POINTS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Khalil Hanware| Arab News JEDDAH: The Saudi stock market continued to plunge yesterday. The Tadawul All–Share Index (TASI) dropped below ',000 points for the first time since April 1.

The index plummeted 3.18 percent or 2'5.17 points, its biggest one–day fall since Feb. ', to close at 8, >>>


      LOYAL IN ALL SITUATIONS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi, Arab News When the Prophet (peace be upon him) lived in Makkah, he had one wife, Lady Khadeejah. They lived happily together for 25 years. After her death, the Prophet lived 13 years during which he married several women. We will be speaking about his marriages in future, but we will say here that none coul >>>


      LOYALTY TO RELATIVES AND FRIENDS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News When we look at the way the Prophet (peace be upon him) dealt with anyone we cannot fail to note that care characterized all his dealings with all people. He loved people and always tried his best to help in every way he could. This was true of him before he started to receive his divine message, >>>


      MATTERS OF PREFERENCE
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News Everyone of us dislikes certain things and likes others. Preferences in such matters are very much personal. They are often inexplicable. However, we may all share in a particular area but differ in our preferences of its details. All of us, for example, like good smells and feel irritated by bad >>>


      SAALIK
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News In my home country, some people call themselves Saalik. They deliberately put on a crude and austere appearance, wearing a large white turban and applying henna to their beards and heads. They claim that seven parts of our bodies have to say the name of God many times during the day. Their guides >>>


      SHAVING AFTER UMRAH
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News Some people shave their heads when they finish the Umrah, but others cut only a small portion of their hair. Which way is correct one?

A.A. Javeed Both are correct. However, to shave is much better. God says in the Qur’an: «you shall enter the Sacred Mosque, if God so wills, in ful >>>


      THE START OF MAN’S LIFE
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful It is God who creates you all out of dust, then out of a gamete. He then makes you into two sexes. No female conceives or gives birth without His knowledge. No one attains to old age or has his life cut short unless it be thus laid down i >>>


      TWO TYPES OF WATER
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful It is God who creates you all out of dust, then out of a gamete. He then makes you into two sexes. No female conceives or gives birth without His knowledge. No one attains to old age or has his life cut short unless it be thus laid down i >>>


      WOMEN COVERING THEIR FACES
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Adil Salahi, Arab News At the institute where I study, I was told by one lecturer that the institute does not allow women to cover their faces. Therefore, I did not cover my face. Later I learned that it was only this lecturer who objects strongly to this practice. Could you please explain the position, citing evidence >>>


      ELDERLY MAKKAWI SEEKING HELP TO SAVE SON ON DEATH ROW
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Badea Abu Al–Naja | Arab News Salim Al–Hasnani MAKKAH: Accepting blood money is one of the Islamic ways of saving the necks of convicted murderers from dying at the sword and it is not an uncommon practice in Saudi Arabia.

But what if you do not have enough money to pay the wergild? In this case you >>>


      JEDDAH AIRPORT GETS FACE LIFT
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Samir Al–Saadi | Arab News FLYING HIGH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al–Faisal, center, inspects facilities at the newly renovated Jeddah airport on Wednesday. (AN photo by Adnan Mahadli) JEDDAH: After a year of work on developing and modernizing the King Abdul Aziz International Airport, passengers will be abl >>>


      MADRID FORUM&#3'S PROPOSALS TO BE PRESENTED AT UN
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour | Arab News JEDDAH: The proposals of the international interfaith conference, which will be opened by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah in Madrid on July 16, will be submitted to the United Nations for further action, informed sources said.

King Juan Carlos of Spain will address >>>


      MOST SAUDIS PREFER TO TRAVEL WEST FOR HIGHER STUDIES
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Lulwa Shalhoub | Arab News JEDDAH: The Ministry of Higher Education has begun accepting applications from students wanting to study abroad under King Abdullah External Scholarship Program, which is in its fourth year.

Candidates, who are required to submit their applications online via the Ministry of Higher Ed >>>


      SHOURA MEMBER TAKES HEALTH MINISTER TO TASK
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Hayat Al–Ghamdi | Arab News ABHA: A Shoura Council member has demanded that Health Minister Dr. Hamad Al–Manie should take responsibility and resign for what he characterized as an unacceptably high number of medical malpractice cases in the Kingdom.

«I have called for the freezing of the mini >>>


      SIDELIGHTS: GROOM GOES TO WEDDING WITHOUT BRIDE
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Arab News HAIL: A groom in this central Saudi city was forced to go to his wedding without his bride after she and her mother and brother were injured in a car accident. According to the local media, the groom went to his wedding and then visited his wife in the hospital, suffering from a broken and some bruises. >>>


      ATTACK ON US CONSULATE IN ISTANBUL
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Murad Sezer | AP ISTANBUL: Armed men opened fire yesterday on Turkish police guarding the front entrance to the US Consulate in Istanbul, killing three policemen in what Turkish and US officials denounced as a terrorist attack. Three assailants were also reported killed.

US Ambassador to Turkey Ross Wilson and >>>


      IRAN TEST FIRES NEW MISSILE
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Zahra Hosseinian | Reuters TEHRAN: Iran test fired nine missiles yesterday and warned the United States and Israel it was ready to retaliate to any attack over its disputed nuclear projects.

The missile tests rattled oil markets, helping crude prices to shoot up by about $2 a barrel after recent falls.

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      OLMERT REFUTES US FINANCIER TALANSKY’S CLAIMS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Mohd Mar’i | Arab News RAMALLAH: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert claimed in questioning sessions with investigators that the envelopes he received from US businessman Morris Talansky contained «only a few hundred dollars», Israeli dailies Ma’ariv and Globes reported yesterday.

Tomorrow, investiga >>>


      SENA MP, 2 OTHERS JAILED FOR ’'3 RIOTS
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Shahid Burney |Arab News MUMBAI: Top Shiv Sena leader and parliamentarian Madhukar Sarpotdar along with two other Sena workers, Jaywant Parab and Ashok Shinde, were yesterday sentenced to one–year imprisonment and a fine of Indian rupees 5,000 each by a special court judge R.C. Bapat for inciting Hindu–Musli >>>


      ZARDARI SUMMONS TOP AIDES TO DUBAI
      Arab News, 10-07-2008
     Azhar Masood | Arab News ISLAMABAD: Things have become much serious and complicated for Pakistan People’s Party Co–Chairman Asif Ali Zardari who prefers to dispense Pakistan’s domestic issues on a foreign soil.

This time he has summoned PPP’s Central Executive Committee’s selected members for a crucial me >>>


      CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE FORCES 10,000 TO EVACUATE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Authorities ordered more than 10,000 residents of Paradise, California, to leave their homes on Wednesday as a stubborn wildfire threatened to jump a river and spread into town where a blaze destroyed 74 homes in June.

A message on Paradise‘s Web site by the town manager ur >>>


      DOCTORS‘ GROUP PLANS APOLOGY FOR RACISM
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     The country‘s largest medical association is set to issue a formal apology today for its historical antipathy toward African American doctors, expressing regret for a litany of transgressions, including barring black physicians from its ranks for decades and remaining silent during battles on landmark legislation >>>


      FEDERAL MORTGAGE AID PACKAGE TO ADVANCE IN SENATE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     7:58 AM WASHINGTON –– Hundreds of thousands of homeowners could get safe, cheaper loans rather than losing their homes under a massive election–year mortgage rescue that‘s drawing bipartisan support.

The housing aid package _ on track for Senate passage as early as Thursday _ is far from >>>


      FINDING JONBENET‘S KILLER REMAINS ‘FINAL GOAL‘
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     BOULDER, Colo. –– The family of Jon Benet Ramsey still holds out hope the 6–year–old beauty queen‘s killer will be found, her aunt said Thursday, a day after prosecutors cleared the girl‘s father, brother, and deceased mother in her slaying.

"We still don‘t have ou >>>


      FLAMES FORCE CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS TO FLEE AGAIN
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     OROVILLE, Calif. –– A wildfire raging in the Sierra Nevada foothills turned residents into refugees as firefighters hoped to keep the blaze from crossing a river and igniting a nearby town.

Thousands spent another night away from home after fire officials ordered evacuations Tuesday ahead of wind&nd >>>


      INDIA PRESIDENT TO MEET PM OVER CONFIDENCE VOTE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India‘s president will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday, with a confidence vote expected to be the main topic after the government‘s allies on the left withdrew support to protest against a nuclear deal with the United States.

Singh‘s four–year&n >>>


      KENNEDY RETURNS TO SENATE FOR MEDICARE VOTE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sen. Edward Kennedy returned to the Capitol on Wednesday for the first time since his brain surgery last month, ready to provide fellow Democrats the needed 60th vote to clear a stalled–Medicare bill opposed by the White House.

Last month, Democrats fell one vote short in the >>>


      OBAMA ACCEPTS JACKSON‘S APOLOGY FOR CRUDE REMARK
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     CHICAGO –– Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama shrugged off a crude comment aimed at him by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, accepting an apology for a remark Jackson made as he contended that Obama wasn‘t speaking to issues important to the black community.

Unaware that his microphone was o >>>


      OBAMA AND MCCAIN DEBATE WAYS TO DEAL WITH IRAN
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said on Wednesday Iran‘s missile tests proved a need for direct U.S. talks with Tehran while Republican John McCain emphasized sanctions and an anti–missile shield.

Iran‘s launching of nine long–range and medium& >>>


      OFFSHORE DRILLING MAY BE IN U.S. ENERGY BILL
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans said on Wednesday they are working with Democrats to come up with compromise energy legislation that would tackle record gasoline prices and open more offshore areas to oil drilling.

Instead of trying to move a broad energy bill that is loaded with all sorts of en >>>


      PROSECUTOR: DNA CLEARS JONBENET RAMSEY‘S FAMILY
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     BOULDER, Colo. (AP) –– Prosecutors say new DNA tests have cleared JonBenet Ramsey‘s family in the 1''6 killing of the 6–year–old beauty queen.

Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy said Wednesday the tests point to an "unexplained third party." She says prose >>>


      SENATE PASSES MEDICARE BILL WITH KENNEDY‘S HELP
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Medicare bill opposed by the White House won final congressional approval on Wednesday with the help of Sen. Edward Kennedy, who returned to the Senate floor for the first time since brain surgery last month.

With Kennedy‘s dramatic and surprise appearance, he and fellow Dem >>>


      A HISPANIC POPULATION IN DECLINE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     By Nick MiroffWashington Post Staff WriterThursday, July 10, 2008; A01 The family that planted corn in the front yard of their $500,000 home is gone from Carrie Oliver‘s street. So are the neighbors who drilled holes into the trees to string up a hammock.

Oliver‘s list goes on: The loud music. The b >>>


      A VISION OF WASHINGTON WITH UNFETTERED VIEWS
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     By Michael E. RuaneWashington Post Staff WriterThursday, July 10, 2008; A01 Imagine the drab fortress of the FBI building gone, the freeways and ramps around the Kennedy Center covered by parks and boulevards, and a Metro stop near the Jefferson Memorial.

Picture the middle section of the massive Forrestal buil >>>


      CORPORATE CRIME PROBES TO GET NEW GUIDELINES
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     Justice Department officials yesterday agreed to revise guidelines that govern how prosecutors investigate corporate crimes, handing a significant victory to business groups and defense lawyers who claim the existing policy tramples on defendants‘ rights.

Under intensifying pressure from lawmakers who thr >>>


      JUST GOES TO SHOW: NO ONE CAN PARTY ALL THE TIME
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     Here‘s the latest eye–popping item in the Only–in–Downtown– Washington Department: Karen Hughes, the onetime indispensable communications aide to President Bush, has been hired by Mark J. Penn, the onetime indispensable aide to President Bill Clinton and, more recently, Sen. Hillary Rodham >>>


      MUKASEY VOWS SMOOTH TRANSITION AT JUSTICE FOR NEXT ADMINISTRATION
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey yesterday pledged to use the final six months of his tenure to guard against political interference in Justice Department operations and ensure a smooth transition to the next administration.

Mukasey told the Senate Judiciary Committee that yesterday‘s passage of an ove >>>


      OBAMA‘S IDEOLOGY PROVING DIFFICULT TO PINPOINT
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     By Dan BalzWashington Post Staff WriterThursday, July 10, 2008; A01 Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party‘s leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course to support a compromise intelligence surveillance bill. His vote was the most dramatic in a serie >>>


      OBAMA JOINS FELLOW SENATORS IN PASSING NEW WIRETAPPING MEASURE
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     A06 The Senate easily approved legislation to overhaul government eavesdropping rules in terrorism and espionage cases and effectively granted immunity to telecommunications companies that participated in a secret domestic spying program, ending a contentious debate that has raged for more than two years.

Among >>>


      OFFICIALS ADD JALAPEŃOS TO SALMONELLA WARNING
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     Federal health officials now blame raw jalapeńos for some of the illnesses in the three–month–old salmonella outbreak and yesterday advised the elderly, infants and people with compromised immune systems to avoid them.

Investigators still think tomatoes –– the original suspect in th >>>


      PUTTING HER FOOT DOWN AND GETTING THE BOOT
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     The ghost of Rummy is proving difficult to exorcise. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has tried to sweep out the symbols of his predecessor‘s capricious reign, firing acolytes of Donald Rumsfeld and bringing glasnost to the Pentagon.

But in one area, Rummy‘s Rules still pertain: the attempt to hide fr >>>


      REV. JACKSON APOLOGIZES TO OBAMA
      Washington Post, 10-07-2008
     A04 Speaking near a Fox News microphone that he thought was turned off, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson on Sunday disparaged Sen. Barack Obama‘s embrace of faith–based social services, using crude language to suggest that he wanted to castrate the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

Jackson made >>>



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