Iraq

January 7, 2004

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A reliable Egyptian source has disclosed that American Jews have recently held contacts with the Hamas movement's leadership in the Gaza Strip, the Lo

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As the Marine Corps get ready to take over occupying much of western Iraq from the US Army, it is planning a "new approach" that stresses "restraint i

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Prominent Egyptian actress Raghda has announced that she will return to television in the new drama series “Imra’a min Thahab” (A Woman Made of Gold) after a long absence from the silver screen

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VoEx International, a provider of telephony services, has signed an agreement with GlobalNet Corporation to distribute satellite mobile phones and SIM cards powered by Globalstar network in Iraq.   Ma

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Despite the popular boycott of US-made products in the Middle East, American soft drink major Pepsico has signed an agreement with Baghdad Soft Drinks to relaunch its cola in Iraq.

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The US Agency for International Development has selected US-based Bechtel National for the Iraq Infrastructure II contract, a multi-million dollar infrastructure repair and rehabilitation deal.

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Mitsui OSK Lines has signed an agreement with the Government of Oman giving MOL part ownership in two new building LNG carriers for the transportation of liquefied natural gas for Oman's third LNG liq

January 6, 2004

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Iraqi police opened fire Tuesday on hundreds of stone-throwing former Iraqi soldiers demanding monthly stipends promised by the US-led occupation, and

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A source from the Iraqi National Accord (INA) party conveyed to the <i>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</i> newspaper details about Saddam Hussein's daily routine in

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected U.S. and British demands for curbs on non-conventional arms, the British <i>Telegraph</i> newspaper reporte

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Palestinian aid groups are refusing US government financial support in protest to the pre-requisite of signing a document stating that funds will not be channeled to “terrorists”.

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The European Commission has allocated its sixth allotment of humanitarian funds to Iraq this week, releasing another €31.75 million in favor of vulnerable populations in the Arab state. EC's total hum

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German clinical chemistry technology provider Erba Diagnostics Mannheim plans to establish a subsidiary in the United Arab Emirates, as part of its expansion plans for the Gulf Cooperation Council, Mi

January 5, 2004

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British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said on Monday that UK forces were likely to stay in Iraq for years, not months - perhaps until 2006 or 2007.

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Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said that Tokyo will do its utmost to help build a "democratic" Iraq.