Iran

November 9, 2003

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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."

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Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, has pardoned 126 prisoners. According to WAM, the Ruler's gest

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Iranian National Security Council Secretary Hasan Rohani is planned to meet the chief of the UN nuclear agency on Saturday in Vienna, just days before

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Juma'ah bin Ali bin Juma'ah, Oman's Manpower Minister praised the private sector's role in training the national cadres in various fields. After he op

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday declared a macro plan for the Islamic Republic's economic, social and cultural develop

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A Turkish soldier and four Kurdish rebels were killed in two separate clashes in Turkey, a news report said Thursday. Additionally, the incidents left

November 5, 2003

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Russia declared on Wednesday that it was against politicizing Iran's nuclear program and that it did not plan to end its atomic cooperation with Tehra

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has appointed Khalid Deemas as Head of the Retail Banking Group. Deemas has been with NBAD for eight years formerly as Head of Elite Banking.   In his position, Deem

November 4, 2003

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Iran's Majlis Speaker Mehdi Karroubi on Tuesday said the take over of the former US embassy in Tehran by the local  students in 1979 was the will of t