Iraq

December 30, 2003

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Syrian company SES International has denied allegations that it was involved in illicit arms trade dealings with Iraq. The US-based <i>LA Times</i> accused the firm of signing more than 50 contracts t

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The Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States approved insurance for up to $250 million in Letters of Credit to be issued by, or on behalf of, the Trade Bank of Iraq.

December 29, 2003

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Import of live livestock into the country for slaughtering will come under focus in the coming sessions of the National Consultative Council (NCC). Ac

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American forces shot dead three Iraqis after being attacked by gunfire and grenades during a house search in the northern city of Mosul, the American

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British Premier Tony Blair has come under fresh attacks to admit he was mistaken on the issue of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.

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Jordan suspended temporaly importing American cows after revealing a cow mad deaseas case in the US. Secretary General of Ministry of Agriculture Awni

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Egyptian belly-dancer Dina has announced that she will be performing in five different places on New Year's Eve, wanting to welcome the New Year in her own special way

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Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced Monday that the government would be prepared to eliminate the “vast majority” of its Iraqi debt, if other Paris Club creditors are prepared to do so

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Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) and Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company (Aman) have signed an agreement to provide DIB employees with a family of healthcare-cover packages.  The staff at DIB will

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Dubai Municipality is re-designing the Port Saeed area of Dubai with the objective of turning the area into a well-developed, modern neighborhood.   The municipality held a meeting with landlords in t

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The US-led Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) responded to the attacks on occupying forces and Iraqi citizens in Karbala by dispersing $50,000 to assist immediately with emergency services. Additio

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The US-led occupying forces in Iraq have announced a reward of one million dollars per head for information leading to the capture or killing of the 13 remaining wanted senior members of the former Ba

December 28, 2003

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A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier and two children in Baghdad on Sunday. Meanwhile, the deputy security chief of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K

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Sharjah-based International Foodstuffs Company has signed a 460 million Emirati dirham ($125 million) financing deal with the UK’s HSBC Bank and Germany’s WestLB. HSBC Bank and WestLB are likely to in

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The Jordanian Government has announced its intention to sell two aviation support services that were established as a result of the restructuring of Jordan's flag carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines.