January 11, 2004
A mass grave of Iranian troops was disclosed at Tanumeh area, Iraq near the location where the Iranian army carried out "Karbala five" offensive to re
A 57-year-old man, who had been pulled out alive after spending 13 days beneath the rubble of the quake-hit city of Bam in southeast Iran, died Saturd
A tremor measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale rocked an area near Algiers Saturday, reports said. At least five people were wounded. APS news agency r
Standard & Poor’s has assigned its B+ rating to the Republic of Turkey's $1.5 billion eight percent 30-year global notes due February 14, 2034. The rating reflects the government's continued commitmen
The Islamic Development Bank has allocated $500 million to the Iraq Reconstruction Program. The financing was announced by President of IDB, Ahmad Mohamed Ali at a meeting of Arab organizations and fu
Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House has announced plans to build a $600 million desert spa and resort south of the capital, Manama. Architects Edifice and Jean Michelle Ruols Architectes will design the
January 10, 2004
Iran rejected a U.S. overture for talks between the two nations, saying Saturday that Washington must first end its hostile policy toward Tehran.
Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul arrived in Tehran Saturday to discuss ways of expanding relations between the two neighboring heavyweights. The
Damascus urged Washington on Saturday to use its influence and help revive peace talks with Tel Aviv.
January 9, 2004
Former Iranian president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Friday that the US must stop its previous positions toward Iran if it wants to re-establish
A car rigged with explosives detonated outside a Shiite mosque as worshippers streamed out of Friday prayers, killing six people and wounding 37.
January 8, 2004
An Israeli undercover unit killed a Palestinian activist from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, Palestinian securi
A person was found alive Wednesday after nearly two weeks beneath the Bam quake rubbles in southeastern Iran. The man, 57, was then taken to hospital
Syria’s banking sector was transformed this week as two private banks opened for business in the capital, ending nearly half a century of state monopoly. The Minister of Finance officially inaugurated
January 7, 2004
Jordanian Queen Rania arrived Wednesday at the airport of the quake-hit city of Bam, southeast Iran. Queen Rania, accompanied by some officials with J