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Wednesday 25 October, 2006

XTL Biopharm Ltd

XTL AGM POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2006


       XTL BIOPHARMACEUTICALS LTD. AGM POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2006        

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, October 25, 2006 - XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:
XTLB; LSE: XTL; TASE: XTL) announces today that its Annual General Meeting
("AGM") was postponed for one week in accordance with its articles of
association due to the absence of a quorum. The postponed AGM will take place
at the Company, Building 3, Kiryat Weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, PO Box 370,
Israel 76100 at 4:00 p.m. on November 1, 2006.

Any proxy votes received at any time up to 48 hours prior to the postponed AGM
will be included in the total votes counted for the AGM. Those shareholders who
have a valid "proof of ownership" in Israel or a letter of representation from
Computershare, the Company's registrars, and attend the meeting in person will
also be permitted to vote.

ABOUT XTL BIOPHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. ("XTL") is engaged in the acquisition, development
and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of infectious diseases,
with a focus on hepatitis C. XTL is developing XTL-2125 - a small molecule,
non-nucleoside inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus polymerase. XTL-2125 is
currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with chronic hepatitis C. XTL
is also developing XTL-6865 - a combination of two monoclonal antibodies
against the hepatitis C virus - presently in Phase 1 clinical trials in
patients with chronic hepatitis C. XTL's hepatitis C pipeline also includes
several families of pre-clinical hepatitis C small molecule inhibitors.  XTL
also has an active in-licensing and acquisition program designed to identify
and acquire additional drug candidates. XTL is publicly traded on the NASDAQ,
London, and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchanges (NASDAQ: XTLB; LSE: XTL; TASE: XTL).

                                                                               
                                                                 


                                                         

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