Iraq

February 20, 2004

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Hizbullah is demanding that Israel give it the bodies of 30 fighters in exchange for the body of a man that Israel mistakenly transferred to the Leban

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The CIA has lately replaced its top officer in Iraq because of serious doubts regarding his ability to lead the station in Baghdad, the <i>Los Angeles

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei cast his vote for the 7th Majlis elections Friday morning.

February 19, 2004

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U.S. administrator L. Paul Bremer said Thursday that the formula for establishing a new Iraqi government could be changed but the date for the U.S.-le

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In Iraq, British soldiers kicked and punched hooded prisoners as they yelled out for mercy, a witness to an incident in which one Iraqi detainee was a

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A roadside bomb exploded near a US patrol Thursday morning in Khaldiyah, a town located some 80 kilometrs west of Baghdad, killing two US soldiers, ac

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U.S. President George W. Bush said a peace overture Syria said it made to Israel was very interesting and represented an encouraging sign.

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FINE Hygienic Paper in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced plans to inaugurate an expanded manufacturing and office facility in Jebel Ali, Dubai by the end of 2004.  The new facility is being

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Japan has signed an estimated two billion dollar deal to exploit Iran's Azadegan oil field, despite opposition from the United States over Tehran's nuclear program. Tokyo will finance 75 percent of th

February 18, 2004

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ارتفع عدد القتلى من العراقيين في العملية الانتحارية المزدوجة التي استهدفت مقر القوات البولندية في الحلة جنوب بغداد إلى 15 شخصا فيما اصيب 15 من قوات ال

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All Jordanian ministries, official departments and public institutions will observe a holiday next Sunday, on the occasion of the new Hijri year, acco

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Britain has closed its embassy in Damascus, Syria, to the public for "security reasons," the British Foreign Office declared Wednesday.

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At least 11 Iraqis were killed and eight occupation soldiers injured in a double car bombing attack on a Polish camp at Hilla south of Baghdad on Wedn

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Fluor Corporation has been awarded three separate task orders worth $154 million by the US Army Corps of Engineers for electrical power restoration work in Iraq. The task orders call for Fluor to reha

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Flag Telecom has launched Falcom, a new high-capacity resilient loop cable system providing multiple landings throughout the Gulf region, with submarine links stretching to Egypt in the west and to Ho