Iran

February 20, 2004

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Israeli troops late Thursday night killed two Palestinian fighters and wounded another during a Palestinian attempt to infiltrate an army base in the

February 19, 2004

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The first batch of the F-16I "Sufa" (storm) advance fighter bombers arrived in Israel Thursday afternoon, and were received at a ceremony attended by

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Thursday voiced deep regret over the loss of life of scores of Iranians in a cargo train blast in northeast Iran

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United Nations nuclear agency inspectors have found in Iran "undeclared components compatible with advanced uranium-enrichment centrifuge designs", ac

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In Iraq, British soldiers kicked and punched hooded prisoners as they yelled out for mercy, a witness to an incident in which one Iraqi detainee was a

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Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders met with a UN mediator Thursday, launching talks to reunify the divided island hours after a small bomb exploded in

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Iran’s Khuzestan Petrochemical Company’s engineering polymers project located at the Bandar Imam Special Economic-Petrochemical Zone will become operational in the near future, reported Tehran Times.

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The Middle East and South Asia region contributed over 20 percent to Standard Chartered Bank's pre-tax profits on revenues of $549 million. The bank reported pre-tax profits of $1,542 million.

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Japan has signed an estimated two billion dollar deal to exploit Iran's Azadegan oil field, despite opposition from the United States over Tehran's nuclear program. Tokyo will finance 75 percent of th

February 18, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami said Wednesday that ties between Iran and Egypt are in the interest of the two states as well as the Islamic and Ara

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Scores of Iranians were killed and many others were wounded Wednesday when runaway rail wagons loaded with sulphur, petrol and fertilizer derailed and

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The Norwegian government has promised to provide further economic aid to Sudan when a peace treaty has been signed in the country, according to Vaard Land.   The newspaper reported that Norway’s Devel

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The National Bank of Kuwait, Securities Group and the Commercial Bank of Kuwait recently signed the agreements relating to the issuance by CBK of bonds with an aggregate face amount of 60 million Kuwa

February 17, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said Tuesday that his country has the capacity to supply nuclear fuel to global markets.

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Doctors supervising the health condition of Egyptian prominent actor Ahmad Zaki have agreed to his request of returning to the studios to continue filming his upcoming film "Rasa'el Al Bahr" (Letters