Iran

December 10, 2003

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The Iranian opposition People's Mujahedeen rejected a decision by Iraq's interim leaders to expel thousands of its members.

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An official Yemeni source denied on Wednesday an earlier report by the Spanish <i>El Mundo</i> paper, claiming Yemen had allegedly delivered Scud miss

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Egyptian belly dancer Dina stressed that belly dancing is the passion of her life and she will continue dancing until her dying day

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Fitch Ratings UK has revised the Outlook on the Islamic Republic of Iran's Long-term foreign currency and local currency ratings of B+ to Positive from Stable. At the same time, the agency has affirme

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Fitch Ratings has assigned Oman Arab Bank a BBB- Long-term rating, an F3 Short-term rating, a C Individual rating and a 3 Support rating. The rating agency’s Outlook for the bank is Stable. The rating

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The Daman Iraq Fund, a private equity fund focused on investing in Iraq, has reported the completion of its first development project in Baghdad, a residential villa compound that was developed and le

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a €215 million loan to finance the water sector adjustment program in Morocco. Funding of the program will be in the form of budget

December 9, 2003

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Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Tuesday that the country's security authorities are seriously working for release of three foreign nationals h

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi on Tuesday described the Caspian Sea as a source of peace, understanding and friendship for its littoral states

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Iraq’s Ministry of Industry received a total of 111 bids in response to a privatization tender put out in the form of leasing contracts. The privatization scheme is in line with a comprehensive econom

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Emirates National Oil Company has forged a joint venture aircraft refueling company with Saudi Arabia's Arabian Aircraft Services Company. United Gulf Aircraft Fuelling Company is 51 percent owned by

December 8, 2003

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Three Germans have been kidnapped in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, a government source said Monday.

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation between the two central banks.  The agreement provides

December 7, 2003

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Spokesman for Iranian foreign ministry, Hamid-Reza Asefi, stressed on Sunday that Tehran has suspended its uranium enrichment activities since Novembe

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad received the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Yemen Dr. Abu Bakr al-Qurabi at his palace on Sunday. The meeting w