Iran

December 30, 2003

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The European Commission (EC) has been active in providing emergency humanitarian assistance and in coordinating the work of EU Member States' search and rescue teams since the tragic earthquake in Bam

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The Jordan Bromine Company (JBC) has achieved certification of its quality management system according to ISO standard 9001:2000. Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance conducted the certification audit,

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The US Agency for International Development (USAID) dispatched a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Bam, Iran along with accompanying technical specialists. The team is providing emergency hu

December 29, 2003

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Yemen's Telecommunication and Technical Information Minister Abdul-Malek Al-Moalimi held talks on Sunday with the Egyptian ambassador to Sana'a Mohamm

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The third plane carrying Kuwaiti relief supplies for victims of the earthquake in the Iranian city of Bam headed to this quake-hit city, director of t

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The Iranian Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei arrived on Monday in the southeastern city of Bam to become further familiar with the situati

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American forces shot dead three Iraqis after being attacked by gunfire and grenades during a house search in the northern city of Mosul, the American

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Hundreds of mechanical diggers rolled into the quake-hit city of Bam in southeast Iran early on Monday, reflecting the end of major efforts to rescue

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World Vision New Zealand will commit an initial 50,000 New Zealand dollars ($32,477) towards earthquake relief operations in Iran.   World Vision New Zealand executive director Helen Green said the re

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Saudi Arabia sent more than 150 tons of relief supplies to help earthquake victims in Iran. Five Saudi relief planes have arrived in Iran so far carrying food, medical supplies, tents, and blankets.

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency is launching a major project to create a first-rate insurance market. The Bahrain International Insurance Centre will be located within the $1.3 billion Bahrain Financial H

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The US-led occupying forces in Iraq have announced a reward of one million dollars per head for information leading to the capture or killing of the 13 remaining wanted senior members of the former Ba

December 28, 2003

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa left Doha sunday evening, returning to Manama after a visit to Qatar, in response to an invitation from the Am

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Three foreign tourists taken hostage in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan of Iran were freed, Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Sunday

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A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier and two children in Baghdad on Sunday. Meanwhile, the deputy security chief of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K