Iraq

March 6, 2004

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American troops opened fire on a truck packed with explosives Saturday, killing the driver, and three of them were injured when the truck crashed on a

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The United States will shortly apply sanctions to Syria, under a 2003 law giving President George W. Bush the authority to do so, a source close to th

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Four occupation troops were injured during a three-hour firefight in southern Iraq, the U.S. military said Saturday.

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Egyptian singer Ruby has revealed that she doesn't see that her seductive performance and using a dancing outfit in her video clips were the main factors behind her success

March 5, 2004

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The signing of Iraq's interim constitution was delayed indefinitely Friday after five Shiite members of the Governing Council - in a last minute move

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Six or seven explosions hit Baghdad's main airport, but there were no reports of casualties, a US army spokesman said.

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The Israeli army imposed total closure on the Gaza Strip and West Bank on Thursday night, and police in city centers placed on "very high alert" as th

March 4, 2004

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The death toll from the bombings at Shi'ite worshippers in Baghdad and Kerbala this week is 171 -- 106 in Karbala and 65 in Baghdad, the current presi

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Iran's First Vice-President Mohammad-Reza Aref left Tehran for Islamabad Thursday morning.    The two-day official visit to the co

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President Noor Sultan Nizar Bayev of Kazakhstan and an accompanying delegation arrived in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah on Thursday from Riyadh, acc

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Nine Iraqis were killed in a string of attacks across the country Thursday.

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A Jordanian top operative suspected of suicide attacks in Iraq was killed "some time ago" in a US bombing and a letter outlining schemes for fomenting

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Qatari newspapers <i>Al-Watan</i> and <i>Al-Rayah</i> stressed in their editorial comments Thursday that Arab states should respond to reform calls mo

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Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has received two US contracts in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region to supply light weight (LW) 30 mm High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition. The tot

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Canada's Energy Exploration Technologies has reported the commencement of its Stress Field Detector (SFD) technology evaluation program in the Middle East.   NXT plans to conduct a series of SFD evalu