Iran

January 26, 2004

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Syrian singer Asalah Nasri was in rage when her concert at the Dubai Nights Festival was not broadcasted live on television due to technical difficulties

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Two Iranian companies and a Dutch company have agreed to set up a factory to produce color TV in the island of Qeshm by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20).

January 25, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Sunday pledged that any fundamental change in US policies toward Tehran will change the existing atmosphere of ho

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Jordan's Foreign Minister Marwan Muasher said Sunday that Arabs need to explain their peace proposals to Israelis and take a strong stand against suic

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Iran's reformist-dominated parliament approved a bill Sunday labeled "triple-urgent" that seeks to turn over the disqualification of thousands of hope

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Global Investment House reported 12.5 million Kuwaiti dinars ($42.3 million) in profits for 2003. The board has approved to recommend to the annual general meeting to distribute 30 percent as cash div

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Iran’s Asre Danesh Afzar has signed the first private sector contract with Alcatel for the instillation of high-speed internet connectivity in Iran. The total value of the contract is $10 million.

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The members of the newly created Arab Business Councilof the World Economic Forum (WEF) ratified a new blueprint for economic reforms across the 22 nations in the regional grouping.

January 22, 2004

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Around 200 Iranian "hardliners" raided a meeting of reformists protesting against the rejection of pro-reform election candidates and "beat up" severa

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Nancy Ajram is the most wanted star by Egyptian producers and lately she was offered a role with prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, in the hope that her popularity will bring in bigger profits for t

January 21, 2004

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami called for dialogue Wednesday as a solution to global conflicts but said he felt there was no chance for political

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The US-led occupation in Iraq is on the verge of bowing to mounting Muslim Shiite pressure for direct elections before the handover of power on June 3

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Iran's Vice President Mohammad Ali Abtahi said Wednesday President Mohammad Khatami and his entire government were prepared to step down over the disq

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Ariel Sharon's leadership came under heavy fire Wednesday over the impact of bribery allegations as a legislator from the Labor party called the entir

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The past year had witnessed a general recession in the world of Egyptian singing, and there was a significant retreat in the performance of many stars that used to have a wide base of fans like Amr Di