Iraq

December 12, 2003

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Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and his accompanying delegation arrived in Riyadh on Friday. At King Khalid International Airport, they were re

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami gave assurances that lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi can work in security despite having received her

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Iraqi resistance fired a salvo of mortar shells at US occupation headquarters early Friday in the first attack against this target since the Americans

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said in an interview published Friday in Germany that his cabinet had no plans to expel Yasser Arafat, but that if

December 11, 2003

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A suicide bombing attack Thursday left casualties near the entrance to a US army base in the Iraqi town of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, a military spokesm

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An explosion on Thursday took place in downtown Tel Aviv, killing at least three people. At least 18 people were injured in the explosion.

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The US administration has authorized the formation of an Iraqi intelligence service to spy on groups and individuals inside Iraq that are targeting US

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei, also known as Abu Ala, warned Israel against taking unilateral steps, such as seizing parts of the West Bank a

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American soldiers shot dead a senior officer of the paramilitary group Saddam Fedayeen after storming his house in the northern city of Mosul on Wedne

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Free trade negotiations between Morocco and the United States broke down this week over disagreements on access to US wheat, beef and poultry. Both sides hoped to finalize a free trade agreement by th

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US Treasury Secretary John Snow met with James Baker, a former secretary of state and a former secretary of the treasury, in Washington December 10, 2003 to discuss US efforts to restructure and reduc

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One year after the first Arab Human Development Report was published by the UN Development Program (UNDP), its 2003 successor is continuing the dialogue among Arab intellectuals and political observer

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The White House defended a US government decision to limit competition for "prime contracts" for reconstruction projects in Iraq to companies from the United States, Iraq, Coalition partners and natio

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The Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims Aga Khan arrives in Dubai December 11, 2003. During the course of his stay, the Aga Khan is expected to meet with the rulers of Dubai and will brief them on

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The United Nations is ready to expand its role in Iraq when the security situation in the country improves, Secretary General Kofi Annan said December 10, 2003 in a new report to the Security Council.