Iraq

February 12, 2004

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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

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US-based Celadon Group has been awarded a managing contract for a trucking operation based was formed to provide transportation services to suppliers involved with the rebuilding efforts in Iraq. The

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US-based Northwest Pipe Company has received a letter of intent to provide approximately 9,500 tons of welded steel pipe to the Wadi Ma'in Zara and Mujib Water Treatment and Conveyance Project in Amma

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US oil major ConocoPhillips is ending its operations in Syria and Iran after a New York City official requested the company examine its ties with “terrorist-linked countries.” ConocoPhillips’ operatio

February 11, 2004

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Damascus Radio stressed on Wednesday that Israel has "no desire for peace", asserting that prime minister Sharon is trying to draw the world's attenti

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Five Spanish soldiers have been injured in a bomb attack in central-southern Iraq, the Spanish Defense Ministry said Wednesday in Madrid.

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Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Ramallah arrested Wednesday a Tanzim activist suspected of taking part in a number of "terror attacks" in th

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At least 47 people were killed on Wednesday in a suicide car bombing in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

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A car bomb exploded Wednesday morning near the volunteers station of the Iraqi army in the capital Baghdad. Al Jazeera reported that "many" are "feare

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Israeli troops moved into a neighborhood at the eastern part of Gaza City early Wednesday, killing 12 Palestinians and injuring about 60 others, eyewi

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Iraq’s Al-Mat Bridge, a key transportation link between Baghdad and Jordan has been partially opened for traffic. US-Bechtel company recently completed repairing the south span of the overpass.

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McDonald's United Arab Emirates has opened a new restaurant at the Lulu Village, Dubai. The American fast food chain has 29 restaurants in the UAE, all Emarati owned and operated by the Emirates Fast