January 11, 2004
Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House has announced plans to build a $600 million desert spa and resort south of the capital, Manama. Architects Edifice and Jean Michelle Ruols Architectes will design the
January 10, 2004
Iran rejected a U.S. overture for talks between the two nations, saying Saturday that Washington must first end its hostile policy toward Tehran.
Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul arrived in Tehran Saturday to discuss ways of expanding relations between the two neighboring heavyweights. The
Damascus urged Washington on Saturday to use its influence and help revive peace talks with Tel Aviv.
January 9, 2004
Former Iranian president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Friday that the US must stop its previous positions toward Iran if it wants to re-establish
A car rigged with explosives detonated outside a Shiite mosque as worshippers streamed out of Friday prayers, killing six people and wounding 37.
January 8, 2004
An Israeli undercover unit killed a Palestinian activist from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, Palestinian securi
A person was found alive Wednesday after nearly two weeks beneath the Bam quake rubbles in southeastern Iran. The man, 57, was then taken to hospital
Syria’s banking sector was transformed this week as two private banks opened for business in the capital, ending nearly half a century of state monopoly. The Minister of Finance officially inaugurated
January 7, 2004
Jordanian Queen Rania arrived Wednesday at the airport of the quake-hit city of Bam, southeast Iran. Queen Rania, accompanied by some officials with J
Germany’s IMGM Laboratories, which specializes in DNA tests, plans to set up the United Arab Emirates first genetic testing center. IMGM Laboratories says the facility will enable doctors to individua
January 6, 2004
In another apparent step to improve ties between Iran and Egypt, the Tehran City Council on Tuesday agreed to rename Khaled Islambouli street, called
صرح مسؤولون بوزارة الزراعة الاميركية الليلة الماضية بأنهم قرروا ذبح 450 عجلا فى قطع بولاية واشنطن يشمل نسلا من البقرة المصابة بمرض جنون البقر والتى تم
January 5, 2004
Iran's top national security body is to "seriously" consider proposals to shift the political capital out of quake-prone Tehran following last month's
Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher said in Cairo Sunday that his country considers the issue of Camp David as belonging to the past, adding that Egy