Iraq

December 14, 2003

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Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hamoud Al-Khalidi has recanted and withdrawn his earlier "fatwa", describing it as "a grave mistake" in an interview telecast Saturda

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Saddam Hussein, wearing a fake beard and burying himself in a cellar to hide from U.S. troops, was caught alive near his hometown of Tikrit.

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Saddam Hussein has been arrested in Tikrit. The former Iraqi leader has been reportedly arrested in his ancestral hometown of Tikrit, according to the

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Turkish police have arrested a Turkish man they believe helped prepare the bombs used in the Istanbul suicide attacks last month, authorities said Sun

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A car bomb exploded Sunday morning at a police station in a town west of Baghdad, killing at least 20 persons, witnesses and the U.S. military said.

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Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi has announced that she will celebrate New Year's Eve in Lebanon alongside Lebanese singer Assi Hilani and the group the Four Cats

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The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM)’s aggressive marketing and promotional initiatives towards attracting more business and leisure visitors have yeilded impressive results w

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The European Commission (EC) has released a first contribution from the EU budget for reconstruction activities in Iraq.   The €29 million, part of the €200 million pledged by European External Affair

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The US Army Tank - Automotive and Armaments Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems an $8.4 million long-lead material contract to begin work on increment nine of an Egyptian co-production p

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US-based WorldSpace Corporation, developer of direct satellite delivery for digital audio radio services (DARS), announced its Government Sales Unit has submitted a proposal in partnership with nine o

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Finland-based messaging developer Tecnomen has been selected by The Qatar Telecom and its network infrastructure provider, Siemens Mobile Networks, to deliver its Multimedia Messaging Service Centre.

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Iraq Procurement 2004, an event organized by Windrush Communications, official media partners for the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce, and supported by the Iraqi Federation of Chambers of Commerce, h

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As bidders prepare to submit their pre-qualification documents for Iran's second GSM license, the country's true GSM potential is revealed. Expected duopoly competition and full competition after 2006

December 13, 2003

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Damascus radio said Saturday that U.S. President George Bush, signing on the so-called "Syria Accountability Act" under the "pretext of terrorism," ha

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More deadly violence has hit Iraq as the top US military commander said that attacks on occupation forces had fallen to "around 20" per day.