Iraq

February 8, 2004

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Defending his decision to invade Iraq, President Bush on Sunday said that although stockpiles of biological and chemical weapons have not been found,

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Spain will help Israel and Palestine achieve closer relations to the European Union [EU] as an incentive to advance the Middle East peace process, For

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A contingent of Japanese forces crossed Sunday into Iraq from Kuwait as part of Tokyo's deployment to a combat zone since World War II.

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In less than 24 hours since late Saturday, Israeli forces have killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In the latest incident, Israeli soldiers op

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A bomb inside an Iraqi police station exploded soon after the morning roll call, killing three police officers and injuring 11 others, officials said

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Egyptian singers Shireen Wajdi and Amr Diab have recently held a joint concert during the Dubai Nights festival, which proved to be very successful

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US civil administrator in Iraq, Paul Bremer said that the US Olympic Committee and the US Department of State will partner with the International Olympic Committee to host and train Iraqi wrestlers in

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US-based Viper Networks has reported that new countries will own direct routes for VoIP call termination as the result of the recent acquisition of Adoria Communications. New countries to own direct r

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US-based WorldWater Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Sandi Group for the purpose of forming a joint venture to solicit contracts in Iraq in the areas of public works

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Moody's Investors Service has assigned A3/Prime-2 local currency ratings to Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie. The ratings carry a stable outlook. BIAT foreign currency deposit ratings and financ

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US-based Technical and Management Services Corporation (TAMSCO) has been awarded a contract to support the US occupying authorities in Iraq with Command and Control Information Technology Infrastructu

February 7, 2004

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Some 400 members of the ruling Palestinian Fatah movement announced Saturday they will quit the movement as its leadership was not addressing urgent r

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A U.N. team on Saturday arrived in Baghdad to study whether elections can be held before the handover of power to Iraqis by June 30, U.N. Secretary-Ge

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Iraqi resistance fighters fired a rocket propelled grenade Saturday at a bus carrying Iraqi troops west of Baghdad, wounding five of them and a civili

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Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi finally held a performance during the Muslim holiday Eid Al Adha in Beirut after a long absence from the scenes,in a joint concert with Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker