Iran

November 10, 2003

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Syria’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Ahmad Keftaro on Monday condemned the blasts, which took place in Riyadh on late Saturday. In a statement published by the

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Iran told Russia on Monday it was temporarily suspending its disputed uranium enrichment program and was giving a letter to the U.N. nuclear watchdog

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Dariush Zahedi, a lecturer at the California University, has been released on bail, it was reported in Tehran Monday.

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"Terrorism" is set to intensify in Iraq over the next couple of months, U.S. top official Paul Bremer told a British daily on Monday, saying that "sev

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HSBC Bank Egypt reported net profits of 67.1 million Egyptian pounds ($10.9 million) for the first nine months of 2003 compared to EP 33.6 million for the same period last year, an increase of 100 per

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The number of high tech firms operating from the Palestinian territories increased by 88 percent over the past three years, despite the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada. Some 75 Palestinian high tech firms ar

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Steel output for the Middle East region increased by 7.5 percent in September year-to-date and by an estimated six percent compared to September 2002, reported the International Iron and Steel Institu

November 9, 2003

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At least thirty six people were killed and seven others injured after a passenger bus and a truck collided on the Yazd-Tabas road Saturday night, <i>I

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FL Smidth has won a €14.6 million contract to modernize and expand a cement production line near the town of Kermanshar, some 450 kilometers southwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

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Nepotism is gaining momentum in Iraq as businessmen with close ties to US-endorsed opposition leader Ahmad Chalabi win large contracts in support of the nation’s reconstruction effort. His associates

November 8, 2003

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Iran will next week give the International Atomic Energy Agency letters agreeing to surprise United Nations inspections of its nuclear facilites and c

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The British Embassy in Bahrain has warned of "a high threat from terrorism" directed against Western targets in this Arab kingdom.

November 7, 2003

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Iran on Friday condemned the recent comments made by US President George W. Bush, labeling them as "Obvious interference in Iran`s internal affairs.

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The United States will close its missions in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for an undetermined period because of "credible" information that terrorists are

November 6, 2003

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President Bush called Thursday for democratic reforms in the Middle East, saying that "freedom can be the future of every nation."