Iran

January 29, 2004

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Italy’s oil and gas company ENI and Spain’s Repsol have been selected by Saudi Aramco for the exploration and development of natural gas and gas condensate deposits in the Kingdom’s Rub' Al-Khali Basi

January 28, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami said on Wednesday that the government is making every effort to hold free and fair election on February 20 and noted

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Visiting Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini met with Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday. The presidential press office reported that K

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Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Interior Minister, has reiterated the determination of the Kingdom on going on the path of reform in the light of

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Mobile phone penetration has accelerated further in the Arab world following a growth rate of 9.92 percent at the end of June 2003, compared to the increase in fixed lines of just 3.57 percent.  Accor

January 27, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday vowed that the February 20 parliamentary elections will go ahead according to schedule in a "healthy, fre

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Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini arrived in Tehran Monday night to review ties as well as regional and international developments. Talking to

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In continuation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s relentless campaign against software piracy, the Dubai Police recently raided an oil company and seized nine PCs loaded with unauthorized software p

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Arotech Corporation’s Israeli subsidiary MDT Protective Industries was awarded a $1.1 million contract for armored vehicles for operations in Iraq. The Land Rover Defender SUVs are being armored for d

January 26, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi on Monday welcomed the agreement reached between Hizbullah and israel through German mediation on release of Pa

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi and visiting  Austrian president Thomas Klestil held a meeting Sunday in Tehran and discussed the expansion of

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Morocco's King Mohammad VI, who arrived in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah Sunday evening performed in Mecca on Monday Umrah [Minor Hajj], accor

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Iran's Guardian Council vetoed a bill on Sunday that would have curbed its power, throwing the upcoming elections into doubt in an ongoing confrontati

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Syrian singer Asalah Nasri was in rage when her concert at the Dubai Nights Festival was not broadcasted live on television due to technical difficulties

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Two Iranian companies and a Dutch company have agreed to set up a factory to produce color TV in the island of Qeshm by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20).