Iran

December 29, 2003

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency is launching a major project to create a first-rate insurance market. The Bahrain International Insurance Centre will be located within the $1.3 billion Bahrain Financial H

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The US-led occupying forces in Iraq have announced a reward of one million dollars per head for information leading to the capture or killing of the 13 remaining wanted senior members of the former Ba

December 28, 2003

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa left Doha sunday evening, returning to Manama after a visit to Qatar, in response to an invitation from the Am

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Three foreign tourists taken hostage in southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan of Iran were freed, Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Sunday

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A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier and two children in Baghdad on Sunday. Meanwhile, the deputy security chief of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K

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The first US plane bringing aid workers and medical material for rescue operations in the earthquake-hit Iranian town of Bam, a giant Hercules C-130,

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The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is providing Iran with an initial emergency grant of $90,000 to bolster relief efforts in the aftermath of Friday’s earthquake which rocked t

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The US announced on December 27, 2003 that it is working with Iranian and international relief groups to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Iran after the Friday earthquake that devastat

December 27, 2003

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International rescue teams were flying into Iran on Saturday to join a massive search for survivors from an earthquake that devastated the ancient Sil

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The editor of a leading Egyptian weekly has slammed Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for the assault on Egypt's foreign minister in Jerusalem last Mon

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The devastating earthquake leveled nearly three-quarters of the Iranian city of Bam on Friday.

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Prominent Egyptian actress Wafa Amer has recently completed the filming of her upcoming TV drama series "Ithnan ‘Ala Altareeq Alsa’ab" (Two on a Tough Road).

December 26, 2003

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Israeli soldiers shot and wounded two people during a demonstration against the West Bank fence Friday. An Israeli man sustained serious wounds, while

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A severe earthquake hit the historic city of Bam in southeast Iran on Friday, and the regional governor told reporters that many people were killed or

December 25, 2003

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Lebanon refused to grant a licence to charter company UTA, whose sole aircraft crashed on take-off from Cotonou airport in Benin killing at least 80 p