Iraq

April 7, 2004

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At least eight Iraqis were shot dead Wednesday and 12 wounded in an exchange of gunfire with US occupation forces during a demonstration west of Kirku

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A senior U.S. general in Iraq vowed on Wednesday to "destroy" a Shiite militia led by Muqtada al-Sadr that has launched a wave of attacks against occu

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Ousted Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein is being held at a U.S. military base in Qatar, a British newspaper reported Wednesday.

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At least 12 US Marines were killed by Iraqi fighters, the US Army confirmed.

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Ahmad Zaki, who is being treated for lung cancer, is still trying to fulfill his ambition of portraying the lives of Egyptian prominent figures in films, like the famous late Egyptian singer Abdul Hal

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Iraqi singer is preparing to hold a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in the British Capital London on May 23, 2004, marking the second time for him to hold a concert in the same place

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Henkel, a provider of surface treatment of aluminium, has awarded exclusive rights of its recently patented Spectrocolor anodizing process for all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, except Saud

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The US Agency for International Development has announced a $12.6 million, one-year grant to the United Nations Children's Fund to continue to provide support to the Ministry of Education in Iraq.

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, will provide a $65 million loan to Turkey's Opet Petrolcülük, an importer and retail distributor of petroleum pro

April 6, 2004

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Shiites and other Iraqi resistance fighters challenged the U.S.-led occupation forces on two fronts Tuesday, in the south and in the city of Fallujah.

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Amnesty International on Tuesday called on the Syrian authorities to establish an independent judicial enquiry into the recent clashes between Kurdish

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Iraqi resistance fighters shot dead five U.S. Marines in al-Anbar province west of Baghdad on Monday, the U.S. military announced on Tuesday. Elsewher

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Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim was requested to come to a Cairo police station to give her statements in the case against her father, Abdul sattar Khalil Tamim, after being caught trying to smuggle three

April 5, 2004

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The top U.S. administrator in Iraq declared an Anti-American Shiite cleric an "outlaw" Monday after his supporters rioted in Baghdad and four other ci

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A lorry ploughed head-on into a bus in eastern Iran on Monday killing over 30 people, state radio reported.