Iran

December 29, 2003

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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

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The first US plane bringing aid workers and medical material for rescue operations in the earthquake-hit Iranian town of Bam, a giant Hercules C-130,

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The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is providing Iran with an initial emergency grant of $90,000 to bolster relief efforts in the aftermath of Friday’s earthquake which rocked t

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The US announced on December 27, 2003 that it is working with Iranian and international relief groups to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Iran after the Friday earthquake that devastat

December 27, 2003

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International rescue teams were flying into Iran on Saturday to join a massive search for survivors from an earthquake that devastated the ancient Sil