Iraq

January 17, 2004

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Three US soldiers and two Iraqi paramilitaries were killed Saturday morning when a huge roadside bomb went off north of Baghdad, splitting open the gu

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Algerian singer Warda has begun holding extensive working sessions with numerous Egyptian composers and poets to choose the songs for her first album after a two-year absence

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The Spanish electricity provider Union Fenosa, in association with a US company, has won a contract worth up to $1.5 billion from the US army to provide infrastructure in Iraq and 24 other countries.

January 16, 2004

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Photos of Saddam Hussein on the day of his capture surfaced Friday across the Internet.

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Amnesty International strongly urged Lebanon's President Emile Lahoud to use his powers to immediately halt the imminent execution of Ahmad 'Ali Manso

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A plane carrying Georgia's Defense Minister David Tevzadze was shot at as it took off from Baghdad's airport to return to his country overnight, but n

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The top U.S. commander in Iraq on Friday urged Saddam Hussein's loyalists to lay down arms and "embrace the future," of a sovereign Iraq, saying they

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Iran raised the official death toll for the December 26 earthquake in the southeastern city of Bam to 41,000, as a close aide to supreme leader Ayatol

January 15, 2004

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Iranian President's deputy for legal and parliamentary affairs, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, said President Khatami's visit to the United Arab Emirates has no

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Syria's Vice-President Abdul Halim Khaddam received on Thursday an Iraqi delegation representing Islamic Movement of Iraqi Turkmen, the Iraqi Turkmani

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Bahrain's Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received on Thursday, in the attendance of Information Minister N

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The Omani municipal council has approved a new formula for leasing contract and decided to protect consumers from supply of food items such as fish an

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A source from the Iraqi National Congress (INC) has confirmed that new images published on Wednesday of ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein were tak

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of southern Iraq's largest city of Basra Thursday in support of a call by Iraq's top Sh

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Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific affairs Mohsen Aminzadeh, currently on a visit to Pakistan, denied reports claiming Pakistani nuclear