Iraq

February 3, 2004

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An earthquake measuring 3.4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the border areas of western provinces of  Kurdestan and Kermanshah near the ci

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The first troops of a main Japanese army contingent left for Iraq on Tuesday. Tokyo plans to dispatch about 1,000 military personnel in all to help wi

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair told parliament that an inquiry would be held into whether intelligence about Iraq's "weapons of mass destruction" u

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US Secretary of State Powell said he does not know whether he would have recommended an invasion of Iraq if he had been told it had no stockpiles of b

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Israel would need one to two years to remove 17 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip, Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said in remarks published T

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Sonoran Energy has sold its interest in several non-strategic oil and gas properties in the United States, and plans to build a focused and efficient portfolio of high producing fields in Iraq and Nor

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Hair transplant firm Nu/Hart recently opened the first center in Dubai to meet the growing demand from men and women in the Middle East who are concerned about hair loss.   Nu/Hart has performed over

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Avenue Energy has signed new joint operating and related agreements with Aladdin Middle East and its affiliates covering drilling and production operations in the Karakilise license and 25 other explo

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US-based Weston Solutions has been awarded a $10.2 million task order to renovate the Umm Qasr Naval Base for the Iraqi Armed Forces. Work is expected to be complete by mid-May 2004.

February 2, 2004

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A British soldier was killed in an accident in the ‏ ‏Iraqi city of Basra, according to the British Ministry of Defense Sunday.‏

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On the occasion of Aid Al Adha, Morocco's King Mohammed VI granted pardon to 360 people sentenced to jail terms. A group of 102 detainees were granted

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President George W. Bush ordered the set up a bipartisan commission in the next few days to examine US intelligence operations, including a study of p

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Two Israeli soldiers were killed before dawn Monday when an armored personnel carrier hit a military jeep during an Israeli military training exercise

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American consortium Nour USA has been awarded a $327 million contract to equip Iraq’s new armed forces and civil defense corps. Some $39 million of the funds has been obligated and work is expected to

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United Arab Emirates nationals are the big spenders of the Arab World as they consume approximately $26.8 worth of goods daily, according to an Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development report.