Iraq

February 1, 2004

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Iraq’s financial sector was transformed yesterday when the Central Bank extended operating licenses to the National Bank of Kuwait, UK-based Standard Chartered and the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank, ending

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The United Nations Security Council has decided to step up the world body’s sanctions regime against Osama Bin Laden, members of Al-Qaeda and the Taliban and other individuals and groups associated wi

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US-based engineering and construction conglomerate Parsons has been awarded a contract to reconstruct and renovate the Tadji military base and the Iraqi Armed Forces recruiting stations.

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US engineering firm Foster-Miller’s LAST Armor Division has signed a seven million dollar contract with the US Marines to provide ceramic door armor for Marine Humvees in Iraq that will increase prote

January 31, 2004

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A car bomb exploded Saturday outside a police station in Iraq's third largest city, killing at least nine people and wounding 45, witnesses and hospit

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A car bomb went off Saturday outside a police station in Iraq's third largest city, killing at least nine people and injuring 45, witnesses and hospit

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A homemade bomb planted on a road went off Saturday as a U.S. military convoy passed by, killing three troops, the U.S. military said.

January 30, 2004

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Lebanese singer Alissa was in London where she took part in a special press conference held by Pepsi Cola Company, for the world debut of a Pepsi commercial — starring Britney Spears, Beyonce Knowles

January 29, 2004

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The arrest of top al-Qaeda operative Hassan Ghul shows that Osama bin Laden's network is seeking to "establish a foothold" in Iraq, a US commander sai

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A roadside bomb exploded Thursday in a central Iraqi city in the "Sunni Triangle", injuring at least 11 people, police said.

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At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 others were injured by a suicide bomber who set off a device Thursday on a bus in central Jerusalem, e

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After the major crisis that took place between Egyptian belly dancer and actress Dina and her colleague actress Athar Alhakim over Dina’s dresses, the dancer decided to seek a fashion consultant to ch

January 28, 2004

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The Iraqi Al Wifaq movement (Iraqi National Accord Party) has denied a report, published on Tuesday by the London-based <i>Guardian</i> newspaper, whi

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Lord Brian Hutton on Wednesday said he was satisfied to announce that Dr. David Kelly, Britain's top Iraq weapons specialist, committed suicide and th

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US authorities on Wednesday prepared to destroy Saddam Hussein's five palatial homes in the village where he was born, having stripped them of expensi