Iran

December 7, 2003

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US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Sunday he is questioning whether Iraq might need more U.S.-trained Iraqi security forces before sovereign

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Aviation industry experts are projecting a significant growth in the in aviation and jet fuel business in the Arab region, which will reflect positively on the $12 billion jet fuel supply industry.

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Airways New Zealand has won a consulting contract in Iran to assist with the expansion of the airport on Qeshm Island, two kilometers off Iran's southern coast. The airport is to be expanded to suppor

December 5, 2003

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Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Mousa on Friday underlined the importance of enhancing Arab-Iranian relations. In a statement to IRNA, Mousa

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The UN Chief’s Personal Representative in South Lebanon Stefan De Mistura said Friday he hoped that there would be no more Israeli violations of the L

December 4, 2003

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The entertainment world was surprised to discover that Egyptian actress Hala Shiha and former squash player Ahmad Barada have gotten engaged after denying any form of bond between them to be more than

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Iran's sugar production is to increase by 14.3 percent to 1,200,000 tons by end of the year on March 19, 2004, far ahead of the target set for the year, i.e. some 1,050,000 tons.

December 3, 2003

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Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi on Wednesday, warmly hailed the proposal of UAE high-ranking  officials for strengthening of mutual

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Turkey's Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul said Wednesday neighbors Iran and Syria were cooperating in the fight against terrorism.

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Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher did not attend the Marrakech Golden Music Awards festival, to receive the award for Best Male Arab Singer, due to the fact that was mourning the loss of Tunisian singer Th

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Two consortia of US universities, based in Mississippi and Oklahoma, have received funding from the Higher Education and Development (HEAD) program of the US Agency for International Development (USAI

December 2, 2003

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday expressed grief at desecration of holy shrines of Imam Hadi (AS) and Imam Hassan Asgari

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa arrived in Abu Dhabi Tuesday on a visit during which he is expected to meet United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) President

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The U.S. Army denied Tuesday reports that Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, a senior lieutenant of ousted leader Saddam Hussein, had been captured in a raid.

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A Belgian-financed water purification and sanitation plant began operations on November 29, 2003 in the southern town of Tarfaya, Morocco, reported MAP.  The Belgian government contributed $3.3 millio