March 2, 2004
Pursuant to a Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) Memorandum, the Iraqi Minister of Trade has issued draft guidelines for the export of scrap metal. The ministry wishes to regulate the current trad
Dutch national bank ABN AMRO has reported that the bank's first Islamic fund, Al-Diraa Global Protected Equity Fund is proving to be extremely popular among the bank's Islamic customer base in the Uni
The US Financial Action Task Force has removed Egypt from its list of countries that do not have adequate controls against money laundering. At the same time, Ukraine was also removed from the list.
March 1, 2004
In a statement attributed to forces fighting the U.S.-led occupation, resistance pledged not to attack Iraqi police unless they help American troops.
Egyptian police stormed a town in southern Egypt Monday, freeing at least 160 hostages and ending a six-day standoff with a band of drug and weapons t
The International Committee of the Red Cross is expected to deliver on Monday a message from former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein to his elder daughter
A huge blast has been heard in central Baghdad Monday and appeared to have come from the vicinity of the headquarters of the US occupation authority,
قالت وكالة انترفاكس الروسية للانباء ان الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين اختار ميخائيل فرادكوف رئيسا للوزراء ويعمل فرادكوف قبل هذا القرار ممثلا لروسيا لدى
Australia's Prime Minister John Howard has agreed to launch an independent probe into how Australia's intelligence agencies assessed pre-war reports t
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd Bin Abdul-Aziz will spend several days at his residential camping complex in Rowdat-Al-Tanhat. The complex is situated at th
Iraqi politicians agreed on the draft of an interim constitution early Monday, reaching a compromise on the role of Islam and putting off the details
Despite tense relations between the US and Iran, the occupying Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) has backed plans for Iraq to connect its oil supply to Iran with a new pipeline.
February 29, 2004
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide may seek asylum in the north African country of Morocco. Aristide left Haiti on Sunday, bowing to pressure from a re
The 45th session of the Arab Parliamentary Council began Sunday in Damascus. The Saudi Kingdom's delegation to the session is headed by Mansour Abdu
British army chiefs refused to go to war in Iraq until they were reassured over its legality by the country's top law official, according to former ca