Iraq

January 15, 2004

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of southern Iraq's largest city of Basra Thursday in support of a call by Iraq's top Sh

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Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific affairs Mohsen Aminzadeh, currently on a visit to Pakistan, denied reports claiming Pakistani nuclear

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Prominent Egyptian actor Nour El Sherif had rejected to sign a contract for a new TV drama to represent famous Islamic leader Khaled Bin Alwaleed unless an official approval by Al Azhar is given

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Prominent Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher is in the process of preparing for the recording of his new musical album, which will include many surprises

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Iraq’s new banknotes have officially replaced the old currency, following a three-month exchange period, which ends today.    More than 10,000 tons of redundant notes bearing the image of former le

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Organizers of GITEX Hyderabad, the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) announced that the event registered a growth of 39.6 percent in the number of visitors over the previous year.   Trade visitors, IT p

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US-based Totoal Resource Management (TRM) has been awarded a $1.9 million small business contract to configure, deploy and integrate the technology system that will drive the multisite, multilingual e

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EFJohnson (EFJ) Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Transcrypt International has appointed Middle East Advanced Semiconductor (MEASI) as distributor for its communication security products in Iraq. Tran

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The Management Committee of the Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds Funds has endorsed an allocation of $20 million to finance educational, health and water supply projects for West Bank and Gaza residents affected b

January 14, 2004

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Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stated that his country is keen t

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Eight Iraqis were killed during a firefight with US troops near the town of Samarra, north of the capital Baghdad, the US military said.

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The Israeli air force has "reduced helicopter flights over the West Bank and Gaza Strip" in recent months due to mounting concerns that they might "dr

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Human Rights Watch said US troops had violated international rules of war by destroying civilian houses that were the suspected homes of Iraqi fighter

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A suspected suicide car bomb has detonated outside a police station in Iraq, reportedly killing at least two people and wounding 14 policemen.

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A Palestinian suicide bomber set off an explosion Wednesday at the main crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip, killing four Israeli soldiers. The