Iran

January 13, 2004

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The United States continues to have an "ongoing discussion" with Russia over alleged sales of proscribed military equipment to Iraq, according to US State Department spokesman, Adam Ereli.

January 12, 2004

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday rejected calls to immediately intervene in a growing political crisis stemming from the mass di

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European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana arrived in Tehran Sunday night for a two-day visit to meet with top Iranian officials and visit th

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Syria's Information Minister, Ahmad al-Hassan says "Peace is Syria's strategic option and she is ready to resume the peace process according to the Ar

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Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Finance has approved a 60 million dinar ($203 million) medium-term bearer bond issue for the Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK) to finance its operations. Issue by the N

January 11, 2004

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Leading Iranian reformist parliament member Mohsen Mirdamadi accused Tehran's "hardliners" of staging a "coup d'etat" by disqualifying large numbers o

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Iran expressed on Sunday its opposition to the US decision to give former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "prisoner of war" status, the foreign minist

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Iran will attend the regional gathering on democracy and human rights, expected to open Sunday in Yemen.   According to the Iranian embassy in Sana'a,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Iran rejected a U.S. overture for talks between the two nations, saying Saturday that Washington must first end its hostile policy toward Tehran.