February 12, 2004
UN nuclear weapons inspectors have found blueprints in Iran for an advanced-type centrifuge that the Islamic Republic had failed to declare despite sa
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi is scheduled to meet Pope John Paul II on the 50th anniversary of Iran-Vatican relations. According to Iran'
UN experts examining whether early elections can be held in Iraq met Thursday with the country's top Shiite cleric in Najaf, who has pressed US admini
US-based Celadon Group has been awarded a managing contract for a trucking operation based was formed to provide transportation services to suppliers involved with the rebuilding efforts in Iraq. The
US oil major ConocoPhillips is ending its operations in Syria and Iran after a New York City official requested the company examine its ties with “terrorist-linked countries.” ConocoPhillips’ operatio
February 11, 2004
In his address on jubilation of the 25th anniversary of the victory of Islamic Revolution at Tehran Azadi square, Iran's President Mohammad Khatami sa
Sharjah-based Air Arabia made its inaugural flight to Shiraz, Iran on Monday – its second destination in Iran - with Air Arabia's officials and press accompanying the flight. Flights from Sharjah to S
Saks Fifth Avenue is opening an 80,000 square-foot flagship store in Dubai's new BurJuman Centre Mall to coincide with the Mall's soft opening during Dubai Summer Surprises, 2004. Announced at a pres
The firm, which currently provides assurance, business advisory and risk management services for many largest regional and international organizations in the Middle East, expects to significantly grow
Air France is launching Dedicate, a new service featuring scheduled routes and direct flights to destinations in emerging oil and gas markets.
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
An Iranian airliner crashed Tuesday near Sharjah airport in the United Arab Emirates upon arrival, killing at least 43 people. Local media reported th
A car bomb exploded at a police station south of Baghdad Tuesday morning, killing at least 50 people and injuring around 50 others.
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
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