Iran

February 11, 2004

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Air France is launching Dedicate, a new service featuring scheduled routes and direct flights to destinations in emerging oil and gas markets.

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US-based sandwich chain Subway is targeting 350 stores throughout the Middle East and Pakistan by 2010. The company said it will achieve its aim by franchising. Opportunities with the company will be

February 10, 2004

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An Iranian airliner crashed Tuesday near Sharjah airport in the United Arab Emirates upon arrival, killing at least 43 people. Local media reported th

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A car bomb exploded at a police station south of Baghdad Tuesday morning, killing at least 50 people and injuring around 50 others.

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Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal held a series of meetings with CEO’s of US-based IT companies. Separate meetings were held with Chairman and CEO of Apple Computers, Steve Jobs, Chairman and CEO of Su

February 9, 2004

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi  said Sunday that a formal invitation would be sent to Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak to take par

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Britain's Prince Charles became the first member of a British royal family to visit Iran in 33 years, traveling to the site of a December earthquake a

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A woman, aged 24, was found alive in the rubbles of an apartment building in Turkey Monday, a week after the structure collapsed, a rescue official sa

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With full scale construction of the Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) set to begin this month, the formal announcement of the project’s preferred contractor is scheduled for February 16, 2003. The contr

February 8, 2004

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Leading a nine-member delegation, Iran's First Lady is to arrive in Islamabad Sunday to take part in the third  meeting of the Regional Steering Commi

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi said US remarks on elections in Iran indicate a "contradiction" in its policies.

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Sharjah-based Air Arabia made its inaugural flight to Tehran, Iran yesterday with the airline’s Chairman Sheikh Abdullah Bin Moh'd Al-Thani, Air Arabia's CEO Adel Ali, press and other officials accomp

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Information and the Sharjah Police raided a reseller in Sharjah and seized two PCs loaded with pirated software, reported a press release.  The reseller had

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Consumption of anti-impotence drugs such as Viagra and Snafi reached approximately 140 million Saudi riyals ($37.3 million) in the six Gulf Cooperation Council states last year. Saudi Arabia’s male ma

February 7, 2004

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The Iranian President Mohammad Khatami's office reiterated Saturday that the interior ministry would carry on with its task to arrange the parliamenta