Iran

October 13, 2003

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Iran`s envoy is to start negotiations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Additional Protocol to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treat

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Cement firm Holcim will be taking over Bogaz Endustri Madencilik (BEM) in Northern Cyprus. Located near Famagusta, BEM operates a grinding station with an annual capacity of 150,000 tons of cement.

October 12, 2003

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Israel has prepared plans for a pre-emptive attack on Iran's nuclear sites in order to halt the latter's progress towards attaining nuclear weapons, a

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A further boost in Iraqi production took the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries's overall crude output to 27.28 million barrels per day in September, an increase of 410,000 bpd from Aug

October 11, 2003

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Iran's hard-liners on Saturday accused the Nobel committee of meddling in the country's internal affairs by awarding the annual peace prize to an Iran

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The world's Islamic nations held their biggest meeting in three years Saturday with a call for the eviction of U.S. forces from Iraq and the rapid res

October 10, 2003

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Iranian writer Shirin Ebadi, a female human rights and democracy activist, will be awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her focus on human rights, i

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Two U.S. troops were killed and four wounded in an ambush on Thursday in a Baghdad neighborhood, the U.S. military said Friday.

October 9, 2003

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An Iranian woman convicted of murder has been executed by hanging in a Tehran prison, according to the Etemad newspaper Thursday.  Zinat al-Sadat, a n

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Following the recent announcement by the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq that Atheer Telecommunications had won the license to provide a mobile telecom network in the Southern region of

October 8, 2003

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami vowed Wednesday that his country would give "all necessary cooperation" to the International Atomic Energy Agency to

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami has vowed to do "everything possible" to deliver "free and fair" parliamentary elections in February, in spite of hi

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Israel will refrain from harsh military steps towards Lebanon as long as attacks on Israeli troops from the Lebanese side of the border do not resume,

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Middle East and North African countries were the stars of corruption in 2003, according to Transparency International. Out of 133 nations ranked on the anti-corruption watchdog’s Perceptions Index 200

October 7, 2003

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An Iranian Intelligence Ministry agent pleaded innocent Tuesday in Tehran to charges of killing a Canadian-Iranian photojournalist, who died after suf