Iraq

February 6, 2004

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American soldiers detained six Iraqis, including two senior members of a network loyal to Saddam Hussein, in a raid carried out overnight in Tikrit.

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Abdel Nasser Muslem Abu Shoka, 37, a member of the Islamic Resistance Movement, or Hamas, late Thursday was killed in an explosion in his home in the

February 5, 2004

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The spiritual leader of Iraq's Shiite Muslim majority escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday.

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In his first public defense of prewar intelligence, CIA Director George Tenet said Thursday American analysts never argued before the invasion that Ir

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L. Paul Bremer, the most senior American official in Iraq, told reporters Thursday that a United Nations team will arrive in Baghdad "in coming days"

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US President George W Bush on Wednesday vowed to advance the cause of freedom and democracy everywhere, including the Middle East.

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Arab superstar Jordanian singer Diana Karazon expressed her deepest feelings of sympathy for Palestinian children who are struggling for their own being and land, and trying to stand strong against th

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The UK parliament’s Select Committee on International Development has urged the government to suspend Israel’s preferential terms of trade until the Jewish state lifts the harsh restrictions it has pl

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An official delegation from Singapore representing the InfoComm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) conducted a three-day visit to Jordan early last week.  The delegation's visit was primarily to

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The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Al-Futtaim Motors reported that sales of Toyota vehicles have steadily increased over the past few years. Sales were up 23 percent in 2003 compared to figures from 2002

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Italy’s Acotel Group won a major SMSC expansion contract with Fastlink in Jordan. In a separate contract, Acotel will upgrade Fastlink's VAS Platform to the latest MMS enhanced release.

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Iraqi railway officials seeking to rehabilitate the country's neglected railroad system are visiting the United States as guests of the US Trade and Development Agency to meet with American equipment

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Wastewater manager Metito and Target Oman have won an eight million Omani rial ($20 million) contract to provide a sewerage system for the residents of Ibra Town in the Sultanate. Treated water from t

February 4, 2004

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Intellectuals, writers and lawyers called on the Syrian leadership to introduce political reforms and lift the state of emergency which has been impos

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US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday insisted there was no definitive proof that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction.