Iraq

December 31, 2003

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The Saudi Health Ministry has established infra-red cameras at all entry points to check pilgrims for symptoms of SARS - severe acute respiratory synd

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US-led occupation forces in Iraq were on high alert for "attacks" timed to coincide with the 2004 New Year holiday.

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Rumors had it that Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi was denied a working visa to the US because she had held a private concert in Iraq during the former regime of President Saddam Hussein, a matter th

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The US-led occupying authority in Diwaniyah, Iraq, recently awarded $2,000 to local councils in the Qadisiyah Province. After identifying community needs, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA)-Di

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Xenonics Holdings has received a $890,000 purchase order from the US Army's 4th Infantry Division to support their efforts in operations in Iraqi.   Under the terms of this contract, Xenonics will del

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The US Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) announced today it will support the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Task Force-Restore Iraqi Oil (TF-RIO) by importing and distributing fuel to the Iraqi civilian

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A group of textile companies operating within the Jebel Ali Free Zone have confirmed their participation in the Jebel Ali Outlet, one of the the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2004 destinations.   Orga

December 30, 2003

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The Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday issued an emiri order amending the formation of  the cabinet. The order provided for the

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The election of the National Council (Senate) new members is taking place Tuesday through the municipal (APC) and provincial (APW) people's assemblies

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Two residents from the village of Ghajar, who work in Israel, and had paid frequent visits to Lebanon, are suspected of "handing over information" to

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Iraqi resistance activists detonated a roadside bomb as a U.S. convoy drove by in central Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing one Iraqi and wounding a

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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