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Two people killed in Baghdad bombing

By Xinhua

Baghdad : Two Iraqis were killed and four others injured in a bomb attack in Baghdad on Friday, a well-informed police source said.

"A roadside bomb detonated near furniture's factory in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Ur, killing two civilians and wounding four others," the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

US and Lebanon protest Steinmeier meeting with Syrian FM: daily


Berlin : The United States and Lebanon launched a protest at the chancellery over Thursday's meeting between German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Moallem, the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported without citing sources.

US and Lebanese officials reportedly said that the German-Syrian talks at the foreign ministry were inappropriate as long as Damascus does not officially recognize Lebanon.

According to the paper, the chancellery supports the US and Lebanese stance on the Steinmeier and al-Moallem talks.

Jalili asks parties dealing with Iran's N-case to rectify mistakes


Beijing : Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili here on Friday called on some parties involved in Iran's nuclear case to abandon their past mistakes and allegations and take positive steps for resumption of talks.

Addressing a press conference, Jalili said, "Today, verification of Iran's nuclear case has turned into a process to verify sincerity of some countries."
He said recent developments in Iran's nuclear issue showed that many claims of some countries against Iran are false and baseless.

Jalili: Iran not to give up its undeniable rights


Beijing : Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said here Friday that as an NPT signatory, Iran will under no conditions back down its absolute rights.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran is a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and will under no condition give up its undeniable rights," Jalili told a member of China's State Council Tang Jiaxuan, while stressing Iran's firm resolve to continue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Jalili to give press conference Friday


Beijing : Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili is to give a press conference here on Friday afternoon.

Press attache of Iran's Embassy in China told IRNA that more than 30 reporters, especially foreign correspondents in China, have signed up the list to attend the briefing.

Iran's nuclear issue, Iran-China relations and regional and international developments are expected to be the topics that will be touched in the press conference.

Jalili hopes for new chapter in Tehran-Beijing cooperation


Beijing : Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili here Friday hoped for a new chapter in cooperation between Tehran and Beijing.

"I hope the visit (his visit to China) will open a new chapter in the Iran-China cooperation," said Jalili in a meeting with a member of China's State Council Tang Jiaxuan.

Jalili said relations between Iran and China -- a country with a rich history and old civilization -- have always been based on friendship and cooperation.

People of Pakistan together with govt, security forces in fight against terrorism: Minister


Islamabad : Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Nisar A. Memon has said the people of Pakistan are against terrorism and they are standing together with the government and security forces to fight this menace.

He expressed these views in a meeting with Waseem Mahmood, Chairman Yeh Hum Naheen (YHN) Foundation. YHN Foundation is a UK based NGO, comprising a group of non-political, non partisan expatriates working for promotion of the real image of Pakistan in the UK and across the world.

Iran's to[p nuclear negotiator holds contructive talks with Chinese FM


Beijing : Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili said here Thursday that he held constructive and positive talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi.

Jalili, who is Iran's top nuclear negotiator, told IRNA in Beijing that the Chinese side welcomed the current cooperation between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

According to Jalili, Jiechi expressed hope that in light of such cooperation and resuming negotiations, Iran's nuclear case will be solved through peaceful means.

Third Russian uranium shipment to Iran despite Israeli warnings


Tehran : The third Russian fuel shipment arrived Friday at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran despite warnings by Israel.

Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni had Thursday warned in Moscow that Russian nuclear fuel deliveries to Iran could be used for military purposes, Interfax reported.

Addressing her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, she said Iran showed proof of "dangerous ideology, bordering on madness".

Israelis Kill 2 More Palestinians

By Prensa Latina

Ramallah : In the past few hours Thursday, the Israel Air Force carried out three bombing missions on the Gaza Strip, killing two people and wounding three others.

In the attempt to destroy HAMAS (Islamic Resistance Movement) and Islamic Jihad, a missile hit a car in northern Yabalia Refugee Camp killing a member of the Popular Resistance Committee and his wife.

Israel decided to maintain the military pressure and economic blockade to stop rocket launchings against its territory.