Iraq

January 20, 2004

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Two Israeli "journalists" have attempted to enter the ‏ ‏headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo as part of a Spanish television ‏delegation, wh

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U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan promised U.S. and Iraqi leaders Monday he would weigh their request to dispatch a U.N. team to study if Iraq could h

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Prominent Egyptian singer Angham has recently completed recording the remix of one of the classical songs by the late Saudi singer Talal Madah "Tusadik Wila Ahliflak"

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Scenarist Faisal Nada has nominated Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi for the leading role in the upcoming comedy television series “Hub Sakhin Jidan” (Real Hot Romance) alongside prominent Syrian actor Dur

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The Jordanian parliament has voted against the proposed increase in prices and value-added tax (VAT) on a series of goods to offset the impact of the war in Iraq on the domestic economy.

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In a bid to boost confidence among international investors, Iraq’s interim administration has agreed to establish an anti-corruption watchdog by the end of the month. Among the office’s first challeng

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Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality for Planning and Building Affairs Hussein Nasser Lootah received an Australian delegation headed by Deputy Secretary at the Department of Agriculture,

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US-based Parsons has been awarded a contract from the US Army to restore Northern Iraq’s oil infrastructure to pre-war production levels. The task order contract covers a full range of services with a

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US special envoy James Baker will travel to Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia this week to discuss the reduction of Iraq's $120 billion external debt. Baker will also meet with

January 19, 2004

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Ousted Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, will not face trial until Iraq is in the hands of Iraqis, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell told Australian te

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Uzbek President Islom Karimov arrives Monday on a two-day official visit to Kuwait. According to KUNA, Karimov is due to hold talks with the Amir Shei

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On Monday, US soldiers killed two Yemeni nationals and a Syrian who reportedly "opened fire" on them during a raid on a Baghdad house.

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Israel's ambassador to Sweden, Tzvi Mazel, confirmed Monday that the owner of the building which currently houses the Stockholm embassy has asked the

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A US soldier injured in a roadside bombing last week has died of his wounds, according to the US command Monday.

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Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has vowed to press ahead with a full deployment of Japanese troops in Iraq as an advance team headed to the I