Iraq

February 17, 2004

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The Baghdad unemployment center located beside the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 29, 2004. The reconstruction of the new ministry building cost

February 16, 2004

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The top U.S. official in Iraq said on Monday that he would block any interim constitution that would make Islam the chief source of law, as some membe

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Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's parliament speaker, Saadoun Hammadi, has been released after being detained by the US military for nine months, a

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In separate roadside bomb attacks Monday, two US soldiers were killed - one in Baghdad and the other in a city northeast of the capital, the US milita

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As the US-led occupation in Iraq continues, it seems daily stories of "ordinary" Iraq men, women and children under occupation at times don't reach th

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Iraq's deposed leader, Saddam Hussein is unlikely to stand trial for at least another two years, the <i>Guardian</i> newspaper reported on Monday.

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France’s BNP Paribas has acquired an additional 10 percent stake in the capital of Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie through a block trade on Casablanca Stock Exchange.

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The Saudi governor of Mecca Prince Abdul Majeed has ordered a probe into the alleged trafficking of infants in the holy city. Majeed set up a special committee to conduct the investigation after polic

February 15, 2004

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Iraqi police captured a former Baath Party chairman Saturday who was No. 41 on the U.S. military's most-wanted list.

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The French Government will pay as of next month higher pensions to Moroccan War veterans who served in the French Army during its liberation war again

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Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi who arrived in Kuwait City on Saturday to take part in a meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neigh

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Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received on Sunday, Austrian ambassador to the Kingdom, Dr. Harald Wiesner on the occasion

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US soldiers killed one Iraqi and wounded six others on Sunday when the Americans opened fire after a roadside bomb went off near a US patrol in the ca

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Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed "deep appreciation" to South Korea's foreign minister in a phone call Sunday for the parliament's decision t

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Egyptian belly dancer/singer Lucy had just completed recording the songs of her upcoming music album, and begun filming the scenes for her new television drama series "Mala'eeb Shiha" alongside Egypti