Iraq

February 14, 2004

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Lebanese singer Maya Nasri has for the past two years been suffering terribly with her previous production company, which had postponed her latest album for over a year, and is now seeking to find sec

February 13, 2004

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A U.N. official sided with the United States in its dispute with Iraq's top Shiite clergy over elections, saying Friday it would be hard to organize a

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei Friday called on the Iranian nation to massively go to the polls to choose the members of parliame

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A blast killed an American soldier and injured two others in a Baghdad suburb, the U.S. military disclosed Friday.

February 12, 2004

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Iraqi fighters launched a rocket attack Thursday on an Iraqi civil defense outpost visited by Gen. John Abizaid, commander of all U.S. forces in the M

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A blast was heard Thursday morning in the capital Baghdad. According to Qatar-based <i>Al Jazeera</i>, "several" people have been killed.

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UN experts examining whether early elections can be held in Iraq met Thursday with the country's top Shiite cleric in Najaf, who has pressed US admini

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A Hamas activist was shot dead Thursday by Israeli gunfire in a village west of Ramallah, <i>Israel Radio</i> reported. Elsewhere, Israeli occupying f

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A roadside bomb killed two American troops in Baghdad, the US military disclosed on Thursday.

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Prominent Egyptian singer Amr Diab has just completed the filming of a new television commercial for the international soft drink company Pepsi Cola in Italy

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The Iraqi Governing Council (IGC) and the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) are working to build a foundation upon which an economically healthy Iraq can grow, according to US Assistant Secretary

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US Commerce Secretary Donald Evans has encouraged US companies to do business with Iraq. "Business conditions are improving everyday in Iraq, creating a greater opportunity for US business to explore

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Entries have opened for the Emirates Businesswomen Award that is designed to encourage women to play an active role in business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  US oil major Shell and the Dubai Qua

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Iraq has been formally granted observer status at the World Trade Organization by a consensus agreement of the General Council. Countries granted observer status must begin the process of moving towar

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Qatar Telecom recorded a 20 percent net profit rise for 2003 with earnings reaching 1.149 billion Qatari riyals ($315 million) compared to QR 956 million earned in 2002. Top line revenue grew by 18 pe