Iran

February 9, 2004

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld defended Saturday of the decision to depose Saddam Hussein and said Libya's Moammar Gadhafi might have avoided

February 6, 2004

02:00 GMT

Iran's conservative Guardians Council has completed its review of the thousands of candidates it barred from standing in February 20 elections.

02:00 GMT

American soldiers detained six Iraqis, including two senior members of a network loyal to Saddam Hussein, in a raid carried out overnight in Tikrit.

February 5, 2004

02:00 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister, Kamal Kharazi, on Thursday started a two-day visit to Beirut as part of the preparations for the second stage of the prisone

02:00 GMT

The United States is using financial blackmail to pressure the Palestinians to arrest those responsible for the Gaza roadside bombing that killed three Americans in October, said top Palestinian advis

February 4, 2004

02:00 GMT

The founder of Pakistan's nuclear program asked President General Pervez Musharraf for forgiveness Wednesday for spreading nuclear weapons secrets to