December 29, 2003
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) and Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company (Aman) have signed an agreement to provide DIB employees with a family of healthcare-cover packages. The staff at DIB will
Dubai Municipality is re-designing the Port Saeed area of Dubai with the objective of turning the area into a well-developed, modern neighborhood. The municipality held a meeting with landlords in t
The US-led Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) responded to the attacks on occupying forces and Iraqi citizens in Karbala by dispersing $50,000 to assist immediately with emergency services. Additio
The US-led occupying forces in Iraq have announced a reward of one million dollars per head for information leading to the capture or killing of the 13 remaining wanted senior members of the former Ba
December 28, 2003
A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier and two children in Baghdad on Sunday. Meanwhile, the deputy security chief of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K
Sharjah-based International Foodstuffs Company has signed a 460 million Emirati dirham ($125 million) financing deal with the UK’s HSBC Bank and Germany’s WestLB. HSBC Bank and WestLB are likely to in
The Jordanian Government has announced its intention to sell two aviation support services that were established as a result of the restructuring of Jordan's flag carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines.
December 27, 2003
Iraqi resistance fighters launched three coordinated attacks in the southern city of Karbala on Saturday, killing 13 people, including six Iraqi polic
Egyptian actress Yusra has turned down an offer to star in the film “Lao Hakina Ya Habibi” (If We Talked My Love), due to her preoccupation with reading a script for a new film, which she refuses to r
December 26, 2003
Four American troops were killed by bombs and mortars in three separate incidents in Iraq, the U.S. military confirmed on Friday.
A severe earthquake hit the historic city of Bam in southeast Iran on Friday, and the regional governor told reporters that many people were killed or
December 25, 2003
Iraq's Interim Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Thursday Iraqis want to recover their sovereignty "as soon as possible."
Iraqi resistance fighters launched at least 10 rockets and mortar shells hit central Baghdad Thursday, as the American Army announced another US soldi
Moroccan singer Samira Said has announced that she will delay the release of her upcoming album, which was scheduled to hit store January 2004, until a later date
Qatar Airways has signed an agreement with the global reservation company Infini, which will allow customers in Japan to book seats on Qatar Airways flights through more than 6,000 travel agencies.