Iraq

January 1, 2004

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Al-Ghandi Electronics has opened its fourth showroom in Dubai at Al-Ghurair Center. The new showroom is the ninth Al-Ghandi showroom in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   Al-Ghandi Electronics has thre

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The United Nations has transferred $2.6 billion in surplus funds from its now-defunct "oil-for-food" program to the Development Fund for Iraq. This is the fourth such transfer since the Security Counc

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The United Nations health agency has appealed for $3.5 million to buy supplies and rehabilitate Iran’s health facilities to prevent further sickness and deaths in the aftermath of the earthquake that

December 31, 2003

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A huge blast took place in central Baghdad on New Year's Eve. Ambulances converged on the area near the former U.S. Embassy. At least five people were

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دانت دمشق الاربعاء القرار الاسرائيلي القاضي بزيادة عدد المستوطنين في الجولان المحتل بنسبه 50% ووصفت الخطوة بانها تندرج في اطار سياسة حكومة شارون المعا

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Gunfire erupted Wednesday as hundreds of protesters marched in Kirkuk and at least two people were reported killed in this northern city.

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The Saudi Health Ministry has established infra-red cameras at all entry points to check pilgrims for symptoms of SARS - severe acute respiratory synd

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US-led occupation forces in Iraq were on high alert for "attacks" timed to coincide with the 2004 New Year holiday.

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Rumors had it that Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi was denied a working visa to the US because she had held a private concert in Iraq during the former regime of President Saddam Hussein, a matter th

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The US-led occupying authority in Diwaniyah, Iraq, recently awarded $2,000 to local councils in the Qadisiyah Province. After identifying community needs, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA)-Di

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Xenonics Holdings has received a $890,000 purchase order from the US Army's 4th Infantry Division to support their efforts in operations in Iraqi.   Under the terms of this contract, Xenonics will del

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The US Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) announced today it will support the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Task Force-Restore Iraqi Oil (TF-RIO) by importing and distributing fuel to the Iraqi civilian

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A group of textile companies operating within the Jebel Ali Free Zone have confirmed their participation in the Jebel Ali Outlet, one of the the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2004 destinations.   Orga

December 30, 2003

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The Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday issued an emiri order amending the formation of  the cabinet. The order provided for the

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The election of the National Council (Senate) new members is taking place Tuesday through the municipal (APC) and provincial (APW) people's assemblies