Iran

January 28, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami said on Wednesday that the government is making every effort to hold free and fair election on February 20 and noted

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Visiting Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini met with Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday. The presidential press office reported that K

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Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Interior Minister, has reiterated the determination of the Kingdom on going on the path of reform in the light of

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Mobile phone penetration has accelerated further in the Arab world following a growth rate of 9.92 percent at the end of June 2003, compared to the increase in fixed lines of just 3.57 percent.  Accor

January 27, 2004

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday vowed that the February 20 parliamentary elections will go ahead according to schedule in a "healthy, fre

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Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini arrived in Tehran Monday night to review ties as well as regional and international developments. Talking to

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In continuation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s relentless campaign against software piracy, the Dubai Police recently raided an oil company and seized nine PCs loaded with unauthorized software p

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Arotech Corporation’s Israeli subsidiary MDT Protective Industries was awarded a $1.1 million contract for armored vehicles for operations in Iraq. The Land Rover Defender SUVs are being armored for d

January 26, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi on Monday welcomed the agreement reached between Hizbullah and israel through German mediation on release of Pa

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi and visiting  Austrian president Thomas Klestil held a meeting Sunday in Tehran and discussed the expansion of

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Morocco's King Mohammad VI, who arrived in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah Sunday evening performed in Mecca on Monday Umrah [Minor Hajj], accor

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Iran's Guardian Council vetoed a bill on Sunday that would have curbed its power, throwing the upcoming elections into doubt in an ongoing confrontati

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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