Iran

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

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The United Nations health agency has appealed for $3.5 million to buy supplies and rehabilitate Iran’s health facilities to prevent further sickness and deaths in the aftermath of the earthquake that

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The United Nations (UN) will launch a Flash Appeal on January 8, 2004, for victims of the earthquake that struck Bam on December 26, 2003. The appeal will address relief, recovery and early rehabilit

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US-based Amitelo Communications has completed the acquisition of 100 percent interest in Lebanon’s Middle East Telecommunication Network. MIDNET is an Internet and telecom service provider offering br

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The Middle East and North African region will record a 3.4 percent real gross domestic product growth in 2004, according to an economic forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

December 31, 2003

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A new earthquake, measuring 4,3 on the Richter scale, shook southwestern Iran on Wednesday morning, <i>RIA Novosti</i> reported. No damages or casualt

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his senior cabinet ministers decided Wednesday to launch a diplomatic offensive against the "threat" posed by

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday thanked the United States for aiding his country following last week's devastating earthquake in Bam, but