Iran

January 8, 2004

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A person was found alive Wednesday after nearly two weeks beneath the Bam quake rubbles in southeastern Iran. The man, 57, was then taken to hospital

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Syria’s banking sector was transformed this week as two private banks opened for business in the capital, ending nearly half a century of state monopoly. The Minister of Finance officially inaugurated

January 7, 2004

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Jordanian Queen Rania arrived Wednesday at the airport of the quake-hit city of Bam, southeast Iran. Queen Rania, accompanied by some officials with J

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Germany’s IMGM Laboratories, which specializes in DNA tests, plans to set up the United Arab Emirates first genetic testing center. IMGM Laboratories says the facility will enable doctors to individua

January 6, 2004

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In another apparent step to improve ties between Iran and Egypt, the Tehran City Council on Tuesday agreed to rename Khaled Islambouli street, called

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صرح مسؤولون بوزارة الزراعة الاميركية الليلة الماضية بأنهم قرروا ذبح 450 عجلا فى قطع بولاية واشنطن يشمل نسلا من البقرة المصابة بمرض جنون البقر والتى تم

January 5, 2004

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Iran's top national security body is to "seriously" consider proposals to shift the political capital out of quake-prone Tehran following last month's

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Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher said in Cairo Sunday that his country considers the issue of Camp David as belonging to the past, adding that Egy

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Saudi Arabia’s Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) reported a 882.4 million Saudi riyal ($235 million) net income for the third quarter of 2003, up 17.6 percent compared to figures from the same period last yea

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Dubai Duty Free has reported annual record sales of 1.37 billion Emirati dirhams ($380 million). The new figure represents a 24 percent increase in sales over the previous year.

January 4, 2004

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The United States will issue temporary licenses to individuals and non-governmental organizations permitting the transfer of funds and export of specialized equipment to aid the victims of the devasta

January 3, 2004

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Iran`s Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi paid a visit Saturday to Damascus. He held separate meetings with Syrian President Bashar Assad and Foreign Min

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Jordanian singer Diana Karazone stressed that she purposely sung in Arabic at the World Idol competition, where her purpose was not to win but to proudly represent 22 different Arabic countries

January 2, 2004

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A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday mounted a strong attack on the US and on President Bush.

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American forces captured an Iraqi who was believed to be smuggling foreign fighters into Iraq from Syria, and also captured 10 fighters northeast of B