Iran

January 3, 2004

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Iran`s Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi paid a visit Saturday to Damascus. He held separate meetings with Syrian President Bashar Assad and Foreign Min

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Jordanian singer Diana Karazone stressed that she purposely sung in Arabic at the World Idol competition, where her purpose was not to win but to proudly represent 22 different Arabic countries

January 2, 2004

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A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday mounted a strong attack on the US and on President Bush.

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American forces captured an Iraqi who was believed to be smuggling foreign fighters into Iraq from Syria, and also captured 10 fighters northeast of B

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President Bush said U.S. humanitarian aid to Iranian quake victims does not signify an easing of relations with Tehran, and he demanded the Islamic Re

January 1, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday dismissed reports that his son, Gamal, would succeed him as the nation's leader.

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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Thursday that the United States had been sending positive signals over its relations with Teh

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The eighth Saudi relief plane left Riyadh airbase Thursday, carrying over 26 tons of equipment and materials for the Saudi field hospital located in s

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Eleven more survivors were pulled from the devastation caused by the Bam quake, Iran's state radio said.

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In remarks at a recent energy conference in Goa, India, Saudi Aramco's president and CEO Abdallah S. Jum'ah reminded his audience of the historically strong ties between the merchants of the Arab worl

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The United Nations health agency has appealed for $3.5 million to buy supplies and rehabilitate Iran’s health facilities to prevent further sickness and deaths in the aftermath of the earthquake that

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The United Nations (UN) will launch a Flash Appeal on January 8, 2004, for victims of the earthquake that struck Bam on December 26, 2003. The appeal will address relief, recovery and early rehabilit

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US-based Amitelo Communications has completed the acquisition of 100 percent interest in Lebanon’s Middle East Telecommunication Network. MIDNET is an Internet and telecom service provider offering br

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The Middle East and North African region will record a 3.4 percent real gross domestic product growth in 2004, according to an economic forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

December 31, 2003

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A new earthquake, measuring 4,3 on the Richter scale, shook southwestern Iran on Wednesday morning, <i>RIA Novosti</i> reported. No damages or casualt