Iran

December 10, 2003

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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

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Jordan's King Abdullah is quietly trying to broker a deal that would lead Tehran to surrender some 70 al Qaeda operatives, including the son of Osama

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US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Sunday he is questioning whether Iraq might need more U.S.-trained Iraqi security forces before sovereign

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Aviation industry experts are projecting a significant growth in the in aviation and jet fuel business in the Arab region, which will reflect positively on the $12 billion jet fuel supply industry.

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Airways New Zealand has won a consulting contract in Iran to assist with the expansion of the airport on Qeshm Island, two kilometers off Iran's southern coast. The airport is to be expanded to suppor

December 5, 2003

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Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Mousa on Friday underlined the importance of enhancing Arab-Iranian relations. In a statement to IRNA, Mousa

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The UN Chief’s Personal Representative in South Lebanon Stefan De Mistura said Friday he hoped that there would be no more Israeli violations of the L