Iran

January 5, 2004

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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

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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

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Saudi Arabia’s Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) reported a 882.4 million Saudi riyal ($235 million) net income for the third quarter of 2003, up 17.6 percent compared to figures from the same period last yea

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Dubai Duty Free has reported annual record sales of 1.37 billion Emirati dirhams ($380 million). The new figure represents a 24 percent increase in sales over the previous year.

January 4, 2004

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The United States will issue temporary licenses to individuals and non-governmental organizations permitting the transfer of funds and export of specialized equipment to aid the victims of the devasta

January 3, 2004

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Iran`s Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi paid a visit Saturday to Damascus. He held separate meetings with Syrian President Bashar Assad and Foreign Min

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Jordanian singer Diana Karazone stressed that she purposely sung in Arabic at the World Idol competition, where her purpose was not to win but to proudly represent 22 different Arabic countries

January 2, 2004

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A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday mounted a strong attack on the US and on President Bush.

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American forces captured an Iraqi who was believed to be smuggling foreign fighters into Iraq from Syria, and also captured 10 fighters northeast of B

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President Bush said U.S. humanitarian aid to Iranian quake victims does not signify an easing of relations with Tehran, and he demanded the Islamic Re

January 1, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday dismissed reports that his son, Gamal, would succeed him as the nation's leader.

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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Thursday that the United States had been sending positive signals over its relations with Teh

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The eighth Saudi relief plane left Riyadh airbase Thursday, carrying over 26 tons of equipment and materials for the Saudi field hospital located in s

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Eleven more survivors were pulled from the devastation caused by the Bam quake, Iran's state radio said.

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In remarks at a recent energy conference in Goa, India, Saudi Aramco's president and CEO Abdallah S. Jum'ah reminded his audience of the historically strong ties between the merchants of the Arab worl