Iraq

January 16, 2004

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A plane carrying Georgia's Defense Minister David Tevzadze was shot at as it took off from Baghdad's airport to return to his country overnight, but n

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The top U.S. commander in Iraq on Friday urged Saddam Hussein's loyalists to lay down arms and "embrace the future," of a sovereign Iraq, saying they

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Iran raised the official death toll for the December 26 earthquake in the southeastern city of Bam to 41,000, as a close aide to supreme leader Ayatol

January 15, 2004

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Iranian President's deputy for legal and parliamentary affairs, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, said President Khatami's visit to the United Arab Emirates has no

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Syria's Vice-President Abdul Halim Khaddam received on Thursday an Iraqi delegation representing Islamic Movement of Iraqi Turkmen, the Iraqi Turkmani

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Bahrain's Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received on Thursday, in the attendance of Information Minister N

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The Omani municipal council has approved a new formula for leasing contract and decided to protect consumers from supply of food items such as fish an

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A source from the Iraqi National Congress (INC) has confirmed that new images published on Wednesday of ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein were tak

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of southern Iraq's largest city of Basra Thursday in support of a call by Iraq's top Sh

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Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific affairs Mohsen Aminzadeh, currently on a visit to Pakistan, denied reports claiming Pakistani nuclear

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Prominent Egyptian actor Nour El Sherif had rejected to sign a contract for a new TV drama to represent famous Islamic leader Khaled Bin Alwaleed unless an official approval by Al Azhar is given

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Prominent Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher is in the process of preparing for the recording of his new musical album, which will include many surprises

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Iraq’s new banknotes have officially replaced the old currency, following a three-month exchange period, which ends today.    More than 10,000 tons of redundant notes bearing the image of former le

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Organizers of GITEX Hyderabad, the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) announced that the event registered a growth of 39.6 percent in the number of visitors over the previous year.   Trade visitors, IT p

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US-based Totoal Resource Management (TRM) has been awarded a $1.9 million small business contract to configure, deploy and integrate the technology system that will drive the multisite, multilingual e