Iran

January 16, 2004

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Israel is expected to resume assassination attampts of senior Hamas leaders, an Israeli security official was quoted by the press.

January 15, 2004

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Iranian President's deputy for legal and parliamentary affairs, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, said President Khatami's visit to the United Arab Emirates has no

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The Islamic Republic of Iran has handed over a number of Al-Qaeda suspects to the Saudi kingdom in recent months and is also providing vital intellige

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Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific affairs Mohsen Aminzadeh, currently on a visit to Pakistan, denied reports claiming Pakistani nuclear

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Senior Egyptian sources told the London-based <i>A Sharq al Awsat</i> newspaper that Cairo is waiting for specific answers from Tehran before announci

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US Senator Bill Nelson, who met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad last week in Damascus, "came away with the impression that Assad is finding it d

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A long and fierce competition between many Arab channels ended in a victory for Rotana's music channel for the rights to broadcast the events of the “halla febrayer” (Hello February) Festival in Kuwai

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Iraq’s new banknotes have officially replaced the old currency, following a three-month exchange period, which ends today.    More than 10,000 tons of redundant notes bearing the image of former le

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Riyad Bank achieved a 12.4 percent net profit increase in 2003 with earnings reaching 1.59 billion Saudi riyals ($423.9 million) compared to SR 1.4 million in 2002. The bank’s return on equity grew fr

January 14, 2004

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday urged the Guardian Council to review the disqualifications of the prospective candida

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Syrian Prime Minister Naji al-Otri on Wednesday said he sees no hope for peace with Israel under the government of Ariel Sharon.  "There is no hope u

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has called on reformist parliament members staging a sit-in at the Iranian parliament over the mass disqualificatio

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PC shipments to the Levant countries of Jordan, Lebanon and Syria are forecasted to reach 212,223 units by the end of 2004, estimates <i>IDC</i>. A study indicates a surge in demand for PCs in the reg

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The recent earthquake in the city of Bam, Iran has seriously affected the agricultural sector in the region, according to <i>FAO</i>. Date plantation owners, mostly small-scale farmers, are among the

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Output from the ten OPEC members with quotas rose by a combined 220,000 bpd to 25.85 million bpd, some 1.35 million bpd more than the 24.5 million bpd ceiling which came into effect in November.