Iraq

January 11, 2004

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A 57-year-old man, who had been pulled out alive after spending 13 days beneath the rubble of the quake-hit city of Bam in southeast Iran, died Saturd

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George Bush’s former treasury secretary Paul O’Neill has revealed that the US President took office in January 2001 fully intending to invade Iraq and

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Sonoran Energy President and CEO Paul Bristol, who is visiting Baghdad, said that the company intends to open an office in Iraq within the next 30 days.   The office, which will be located in Baghdad,

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Emirates Airlines officially observed the launch of its services to West Africa on January 7 when its Airbus A330-200 aircraft arrived from Dubai to an official welcome at the Murtala Mohammed Interna

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Dubai property finance company Amlak has reported a 300 percent growth in profit for 2003 on the back of strong growth in the United Arab Emirates' real estate sector and an expanding client base.

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The Islamic Development Bank has allocated $500 million to the Iraq Reconstruction Program. The financing was announced by President of IDB, Ahmad Mohamed Ali at a meeting of Arab organizations and fu

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Dubai’s total gross domestic product grew by 6.2 percent to reach 73.3 billion Emirati dirhams ($20 billion) in 2003, against Dh 69.09 billion in 2002, according to the Department of Economic Developm

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US-based Harris Corporation has been awarded a $96 million contract for developing an existing but antiquated media network into a modern media organization in Iraq. The Iraqi Media Network program in

January 10, 2004

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Iraqi police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing protesters angry over the lack of jobs in the southern town of Amarah on Saturday, killing at least

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Iran rejected a U.S. overture for talks between the two nations, saying Saturday that Washington must first end its hostile policy toward Tehran.

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The White House has no credible evidence that Iraq tried to move weapons to Syria last year.

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Pentagon lawyers have determined that Saddam Hussein has been a prisoner of war since American forces captured him on Dec. 13, a Defense Department sp

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The Egyptian belly dancer Dina, after her brief hiatus, has returned to her fans with, it seems, not only a new dancing suit, but also a new look

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Egyptian actress Hanan Turk has given her final acceptance to an offer by Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher to star as the leading actress in his upcoming music video for the song “Imra’a Wa Ka’as” (A Woma

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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram denied circulating rumors that she has gotten married to well-known Egyptian businessman Ahmad Izz, stressing that there is no truth behind the news