Iraq

December 16, 2003

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Saturday December 13th, 2003 will go down in history as a day all Arabs will remember with bitterness and astonishment. The Iraqi strongman, who terro

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US occupation forces shot dead two Iraqis and wounded two others after coming under fire and suffering one wounded in the town of Ramadi, west of Bagh

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The Israeli army planned an assassination attempt against Saddam Hussein in 1992 - a scheme that would have involved landing commandos in Iraq and fir

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At least 14 foreign workers were killed and two others injured in a fire that gutted a plastic factory Monday in Beirut, police officials said.  Fire

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A Cairo civil court granted Egyptian singer Hakim's second wife, Jihan, a divorce after she filed a lawsuit against him accusing him of beating her and marrying another woman in secrecy

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Online barter service developer Bentley Communications is in discussions with several entities in the Middle East, including Iraq, that are interested in establishing a network of barter exchanges tha

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Canada’s Dover Petroleum has reported that the offshore re-drilling on the target EWA-3X in Egypt will begin by Tuesday December, 16, 2003, weather permitting.   The EWA-3X is the step out well being

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Fitch Ratings has today placed Moroccan Wafa Gestion's National Asset Manager Rating of aa- on Rating Watch, following the merger between Banque Commerciale du Maroc and Wafabank.

December 15, 2003

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About 100 loyalists of captured Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein attacked two police stations in northern Baghdad with automatic weapons and rocket-propell

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Sheikh Amer bin Shuwain al Hosni, Oman's Minister of Social Development, received at his office sunday Amat Al Aleem, Yemeni Minister of Human Rights.

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United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Monday expressed his hope that Iraq will witness a new era of stability and securi

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Bahrain's Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received on Monday the Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, and her accompanyi

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The US Central Command in Doha on Monday afternoon denied earlier reports by the CNN that Saddam Hussein had been moved from Iraq to a US base in Qata

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Saddam Hussein's arrest is already reaping dividends for the U.S. military, providing intelligence that allowed American troops to capture several top

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Kuwait's Crown Prince Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah ‏Al-Sabah told Kuwaitis Monday that "heavenly justice was finally done" as ‏Saddam Hussein was capture