Iraq

April 5, 2004

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The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) jointly with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) released a study entitled “Enhancing Agricultural

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The occupying Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq has introduced a five percent reconstruction levy on most goods imported into Iraq that will be deferred until April 15, 2004.

April 4, 2004

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Saddam Hussein has been “playing with his questioners”, according to a senior official in Washington quoted by the Sunday edition of the <I>Times of L

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A car bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Sunday. According to reports, the blast took place in the central part of the city.

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Israeli forces demolished early Sunday a Palestinian civilian house and inflicted grave damage to nearby houses in the West Bank refugee camp of Tulka

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The Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) elected a leader to succeed Abul Abbas, mastermind of the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro passenger ship who

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Supporters of an anti-American cleric rioted in four Iraqi cities Sunday, killing at least eight U.S. troops. At least 24 Iraqis were also killed.

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Egyptian actor Ahmad Izz has denied recent circulating rumors that he has married a princess from one of the Gulf States and that her father had given him one million US dollars and a new car

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Egyptian folk singer Shabaan Abdul Rahim has revealed that he has turned down an offer to sing in the United States of America fearing assassination by the Jewish movement Mossad with the help of the

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US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage thanked Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Muhammad Al-Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah for Kuwait's strong stance on oil production by the Organization for Petroleum Export

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US presidential envoy to Iraq and administrator of the occupying Coalition Provisional Authority Paul Bremer signed into law an order that will revise Iraq Company Law of 1997. The revised law elimina

April 3, 2004

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A spokesman for the Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Sistani rejected any contact between the Ayatollah and American occupiers

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A car bomb went off near an American army patrol north of Baghdad on Saturday, injuring several people, police and witnesses said.

April 2, 2004

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One Israeli settler was killed and his 14-year-old daughter injured when a Palestinian infiltrated the West Bank settlement of "Avnei Hefetz" early Sa

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The US military on Friday said two US troops were killed in Iraq. In a statement, the US military said one soldier was killed and another wounded in a