Iraq

March 14, 2004

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Three Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli soldiers Sunday morning after they reportedly approached the Karni-Netzarim road in the Gaza Strip, where

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The northern Emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah is aiming for a larger share of the growing tourism market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the establishment of several sporting and recreational faciliti

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US-based Fluor Corporation and AMEC have been awarded a contract worth up to $500 million by the US Department of Defense to provide design-build services for construction, rehabilitation, operation a

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Tourism and the hotel industry have emerged as leading revenue earners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   In Dubai alone, the tourism industry has accounted for a steadily increasing percentage of t

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Middle East telecommunication consultancy Technology Partners has won the $10 million bid to build network management and subscriber services infrastructure for Iraq's national telecommunications netw

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Iraqi Minister of Health Khudair Abbas has confirmed his attendance at Iraq Procurement 2004 – Meet the Buyers, an event scheduled to take place in London, UK in April. The event is based on a high-le

March 13, 2004

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In Baghdad, the brother-in-law of a member of the U.S.-picked Iraqi Governing Council was killed when a bomb exploded in a shop Saturday, an official

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Syrian security forces on Friday killed some 30 people during violent clashes which started in a soccer game and later spread to demonstrations throug

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A roadside bomb in Saddam Hussein's hometown killed two US troops and injured four Saturday.

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Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker has expressed extreme anger towards Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher over the award for Best Arab singer presented by the Lions Club, which was originally meant for him

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Syrian rising singer Ruwaida Attia has denied recent circulating rumors in the entertainment world and the press that she has gotten a divorce from her husband Hussam

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Russia's oil giant Lukoil announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the oil ministry of Iraq that will decide how the company will operate in the occupied country.

March 12, 2004

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Riots prior to a scheduled football match on Friday between two Syrian teams led to a number of people killed and wounded among the fans, SANA reporte

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A protest in support of exiled Lebanese general Michel Aoun, who opposes the presence of Syrian forces in Lebanon, degenerated on Friday into skirmish

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A bomb blast killed two American troops in Iraq, the military said Friday. Meanwhile in Baghdad, thousands of Iraqis protested against a new interim c