Iran

December 23, 2003

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Dr. Waheed Abul Majeed, political analyst at the Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, described Dec.22 assault on Egypt’s foreign mini

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Pakistan acknowledged on Tuesday that several of its nuclear scientists might have been motivated by "personal ambition and greed" to share sensitive

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Iran on Monday strongly condemned the US overseer in Iraq`s comments on the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) sympathizers in Iraq, IRNA reported. In

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This coming January 2004, the international television network CNN will broadcast a special program “Inside the Middle East”, which will feature exclusive interviews with different Jordanian tribes an

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Arab leaders ended the 24th annual Gulf Cooperation Council Summit yesterday in Kuwait City, agreeing to speed up economic unity among the six affluent states. Leaders reviewed progress in the customs

December 22, 2003

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Monday brushed aside speculation about a likely US attack against Iran and Syria, while he laughed off Israeli de

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Israel "will dig its own grave" if it attacks Iranian nuclear sites, the head of the Iranian air force General Seyed Reza Pardis told a news agency cl

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A Saudi Security official was quoted as saying on Monday that initial investigations with a group of "terrorists" arrested in the kingdom indicated th

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Iran's first nuclear power reactor, which it is building with Russian assistance in the southern city of Busheir, will become operational in the year

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On December 18, 2003, the European Union (EU)’s External Relations Commissioner, Chris Patten, and the Yemeni Ambassador at the EU Mohamed Jaffer signed the establishment agreement for the opening of

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Middle Eastern crude steel production remained steady at an estimated 1.1 million metric tons in November, reported the International Iron and Steel Institute. Overall, output from the region is up 10

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Canada’s Centurion Energy has reported that production from its South Manzala gas fields in Egypt has now reached 35 million cubic feet per day, the contract maximum. Company-wide production levels ha

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Dubai Duty Free clocked up record daily sales of 7.1 million Emirati dirhams ($1.9 million) on December 20, 2003, the retailer’s 20th anniversary day. Some 35,733 sales transactions were carried out o

December 21, 2003

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Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi on Sunday hailed Libya's decision to abide by the treaties on banning the proliferation of weapons

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Fitch Ratings has assigned a Support rating of 3 to Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie and a Support rating of 4 to Societe d'equipement domestique et menager - Credit Eqdom. The agency