November 6, 2003
Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher has turned down an offer to star in the new Palestinian film “Nidal” (Struggle), stressing that he does not intend on entering the acting world at the present time
Nakheel, Dubai's property development company, has signed a deal with IMAX Corporation, a leader in large format entertainment technology, for two IMAX theatres in Dubai. The first theatre will be loc
Centurion Petroleum Corporation has been selected for a 100 percent working interest contract to develop Egypt’s Oil Block 2 in the Kom Ombo Basin. Centurion has committed to spend two million dollars
November 5, 2003
An Iraqi farmer was shot dead by US troops who were combing farms in Mokdadiyah near Baqubah, northeast of Baghdad, a relative said Wednesday.
Britain's Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon said Wednesday that the security situation in Iraq remains a concern, but he insisted most parts of the occupie
A Royal Decree was issued on Tuesday appointing Sameer Rifai as Minister of the Royal Hashemite Court as of Nov.5, Petra news agency reported. © 200
The market for packaged foods has been growing by nearly 10 percent annually in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, said Dubai-based manufacturer Utmost Food . The increase is driven by high pe
Syria is conserving local and indigenous wild varieties of fruit and nut trees, as well as field and forage crops in arid areas, to preserve the genetic diversity of plant species that are mainstays o
InterNetwork Experts, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based I-Sector Corporation, has won a contract with Spacelink International to design, implement and support IP telephony communications infrastru
November 4, 2003
Iraqi resistance fighters fired mortars Tuesday night into the "Green Zone," the highly guarded headquarters area of the U.S.-led occupation, injuring
Spain said Tuesday it was withdrawing much of its diplomatic staff from Iraq for security reasons.
A U.S. soldier was killed and another injured when an explosive device blew up in the capital of Baghdad on Tuesday, a military spokeswoman said.
Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda activists were plotting to kill Muslim pilgrims in the holy city of Mecca during the fasting month of Ramadan, the Saudi In
Lebanese diva Majida Al Roumi has announced that she will head to Canada to take part in the "Le Festival Fu Monde Arabe De Montreal" (The Montreal Arab World Music Festival)
Oman’s Dhofar Insurance Company recorded a 17 percent net profit increase for the first nine months of 2003 over results from the same period last reaching 4.41 million Omani rials ($11.4 million). T