Iraq

February 16, 2004

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Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's parliament speaker, Saadoun Hammadi, has been released after being detained by the US military for nine months, a

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In separate roadside bomb attacks Monday, two US soldiers were killed - one in Baghdad and the other in a city northeast of the capital, the US milita

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As the US-led occupation in Iraq continues, it seems daily stories of "ordinary" Iraq men, women and children under occupation at times don't reach th

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Iraq's deposed leader, Saddam Hussein is unlikely to stand trial for at least another two years, the <i>Guardian</i> newspaper reported on Monday.

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France’s BNP Paribas has acquired an additional 10 percent stake in the capital of Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie through a block trade on Casablanca Stock Exchange.

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The Saudi governor of Mecca Prince Abdul Majeed has ordered a probe into the alleged trafficking of infants in the holy city. Majeed set up a special committee to conduct the investigation after polic

February 15, 2004

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Iraqi police captured a former Baath Party chairman Saturday who was No. 41 on the U.S. military's most-wanted list.

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The French Government will pay as of next month higher pensions to Moroccan War veterans who served in the French Army during its liberation war again

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Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi who arrived in Kuwait City on Saturday to take part in a meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neigh

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Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh region, received on Sunday, Austrian ambassador to the Kingdom, Dr. Harald Wiesner on the occasion

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US soldiers killed one Iraqi and wounded six others on Sunday when the Americans opened fire after a roadside bomb went off near a US patrol in the ca

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Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed "deep appreciation" to South Korea's foreign minister in a phone call Sunday for the parliament's decision t

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Egyptian belly dancer/singer Lucy had just completed recording the songs of her upcoming music album, and begun filming the scenes for her new television drama series "Mala'eeb Shiha" alongside Egypti

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Egyptian actor Ahmad Hilmi has decided to go on a family vacation with his wife, Egyptian actress Muna Zaki, and their 6-month old daughter to London, after his latest movie proved success at cinema h

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The International Advisory and Monitoring Board (IAMB) on Iraq met in Washington, DC on February 12 and 13, 2004.  “The IAMB continues to attach the highest priority to finalizing the appointment of e