Iraq

February 1, 2004

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Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at the offices of two rival Kurdish parties in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil Sunday.

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Israeli troops raided the West Bank city of Jericho early Sunday for the first time in months, and surrounded a house suspected to hold several Fatah

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Work will start soon on a $28.3 million project to renovate the Tadji Military Base and Iraqi Armed Forces recruiting stations. The project is funded through the Project Management Office (PMO) of the

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Work will start soon on a $46.7 million project to renovate the Al-Kasik Army Base for the Iraqi Armed Forces. The project is funded through the Project Management Office (PMO) of the US-backed Coalit

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Work will start soon on a $65.4 million project to rebuild the An Numiniyah military base for the Iraqi Armed Forces. The project is funded through the Project Management Office (PMO) of the US-backed

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Work will start soon on a $10.3 million project to renovate the Umm Qasr Naval Base for the Iraqi Armed Forces. The project is funded through the Project Management Office (PMO) of the Coalition Provi

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Representatives of the US lead Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) held an open meeting with Iraqi business people on January 29, 2004.   Iraqi companies, together with the CPA’s Project Management

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Hilton International has announced its development plans for Saudi Arabia for 2004, with specific reference to the Jeddah Palace and strong Saudization programs.  Hilton International currently employ

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The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have authorized the bank to act as an administrator for the Iraq Trust Fund which will finance a program of emergency projects and technical assistance.  

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In a bid to offset the spread of anti-American messages by pan-Arab media outlets, the US government will begin broadcasting the Al-Hurra satellite television network to the Middle East in the coming

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Iraq’s financial sector was transformed yesterday when the Central Bank extended operating licenses to the National Bank of Kuwait, UK-based Standard Chartered and the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank, ending

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The United Nations Security Council has decided to step up the world body’s sanctions regime against Osama Bin Laden, members of Al-Qaeda and the Taliban and other individuals and groups associated wi

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US-based engineering and construction conglomerate Parsons has been awarded a contract to reconstruct and renovate the Tadji military base and the Iraqi Armed Forces recruiting stations.

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US engineering firm Foster-Miller’s LAST Armor Division has signed a seven million dollar contract with the US Marines to provide ceramic door armor for Marine Humvees in Iraq that will increase prote

January 31, 2004

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A car bomb exploded Saturday outside a police station in Iraq's third largest city, killing at least nine people and wounding 45, witnesses and hospit