Iraq

December 15, 2003

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Syria has refused to comment directly to the capture of the former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein.

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U.S. officials said captured Saddam Hussein faces tough interrogations about ongoing attacks against occupation forces, and his regime's banned weapon

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France’s Alstom has signed a contract, valued at around €40 million, with Aluminium Bahrain to supply six top-mounted combustor chambers equipped with Alstom’s EV burner technology. The new combustors

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Standard & Poor (S&P)'s Ratings Services has raised its long-term ratings on Israeli mobile operator Partner Communications to BB- from B+. At the same time, the senior unsecured debt rating w

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an emergency appeal to the international community asking for $193 million to relieve some of th

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The capture of Saddam Hussein could help US special envoy James Baker convince European leaders to forgive Iraq’s $120 billion foreign debt burden when he meets with Paris Club creditors this week.

December 14, 2003

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President George W. Bush recieved confirmation at 5:00am Sunday that Saddam Hussein had been captured in Iraq and the president sees the detention as

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World leaders on Sunday welcomed Saddam Hussein's capture, saying it brought the end to the career of the ousted leader and could mark the beginning o

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Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hamoud Al-Khalidi has recanted and withdrawn his earlier "fatwa", describing it as "a grave mistake" in an interview telecast Saturda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