Iran

January 26, 2004

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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).

January 25, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Sunday pledged that any fundamental change in US policies toward Tehran will change the existing atmosphere of ho

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Jordan's Foreign Minister Marwan Muasher said Sunday that Arabs need to explain their peace proposals to Israelis and take a strong stand against suic

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Iran's reformist-dominated parliament approved a bill Sunday labeled "triple-urgent" that seeks to turn over the disqualification of thousands of hope

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Global Investment House reported 12.5 million Kuwaiti dinars ($42.3 million) in profits for 2003. The board has approved to recommend to the annual general meeting to distribute 30 percent as cash div

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Iran’s Asre Danesh Afzar has signed the first private sector contract with Alcatel for the instillation of high-speed internet connectivity in Iran. The total value of the contract is $10 million.

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The members of the newly created Arab Business Councilof the World Economic Forum (WEF) ratified a new blueprint for economic reforms across the 22 nations in the regional grouping.

January 22, 2004

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Around 200 Iranian "hardliners" raided a meeting of reformists protesting against the rejection of pro-reform election candidates and "beat up" severa

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Nancy Ajram is the most wanted star by Egyptian producers and lately she was offered a role with prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, in the hope that her popularity will bring in bigger profits for t

January 21, 2004

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami called for dialogue Wednesday as a solution to global conflicts but said he felt there was no chance for political

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The US-led occupation in Iraq is on the verge of bowing to mounting Muslim Shiite pressure for direct elections before the handover of power on June 3

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Iran's Vice President Mohammad Ali Abtahi said Wednesday President Mohammad Khatami and his entire government were prepared to step down over the disq

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Ariel Sharon's leadership came under heavy fire Wednesday over the impact of bribery allegations as a legislator from the Labor party called the entir

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The past year had witnessed a general recession in the world of Egyptian singing, and there was a significant retreat in the performance of many stars that used to have a wide base of fans like Amr Di

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Libyan Prime Minister Shukri Ghanem is attending this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Ghanem is the Arab state’s first envoy to the forum in over 20 years. He received an invitation