Iran

March 4, 2004

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Qatar Airways and Lufthansa have extended a codeshare agreement between the two airlines to offer Lufthansa' customers direct routes from Germany to Qatar and Qatar Airways' customers daily access to

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Israel's ImageSat International has signed a contract with the European Union Satellite Centre to provide EROS A high-resolution satellite imagery through its Priority Acquisition Service Program.

March 3, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi on Wednesday stressed his country full ownership and sovereignty of the three islands in the Persia

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An Israeli military helicopter fired three missiles at a car in Gaza City on Wednesday afternoon, shortly before 3:00 pm (local time).

March 2, 2004

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Chief of the United Nations nuclear agency, Mohammed ElBaradei, said Tuesday that Tehran was cooperating better with international nuclear non-prolife

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A secret Israeli intelligence unit "broke a sophisticated Iranian code" enabling Israel to "monitor communications", including "contacts with Pakistan

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The Arab version of Big Brother has sparked anger in Bahrain among Islamists MPs and citizens who want the controversial reality TV production stopped

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Fitch Ratings has assigned Kuwait Turkish Evkaf Finance House Long-term foreign and local currency ratings of B+. The Outlook is Stable. At the same time, Fitch has assigned Individual, National, Supp

March 1, 2004

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A huge blast has been heard in central Baghdad Monday and appeared to have come from the vicinity of the headquarters of the US occupation authority,

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Despite tense relations between the US and Iran, the occupying Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) has backed plans for Iraq to connect its oil supply to Iran with a new pipeline.

February 28, 2004

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Iran's state radio, quoting an unnamed source, said Saturday that Osama bin Laden was captured in Pakistan "a long time ago." Later, a Pakistan army s

February 27, 2004

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Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said in Damascus Friday that Iran and Syria would boost their bilate

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Two Israelis, a male and female, were killed Friday night after shots were fired at their car near the West Bank settlement of Meitar.

February 26, 2004

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Iran's top nuclear negotiator was in New Delhi on Thursday for talks with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Hasan Rowhani, head of Iran's powerful

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Iran's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani arrived in Damascus on Wednesday on an official visit to Syria.  Upon