Iraq

February 11, 2004

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McDonald's United Arab Emirates has opened a new restaurant at the Lulu Village, Dubai. The American fast food chain has 29 restaurants in the UAE, all Emarati owned and operated by the Emirates Fast

February 10, 2004

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US occupation troops killed 10 "armed Iraqis," who were apparently trying to set up an ambush near a town northeast of Baghdad, the U.S. military said

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A car bomb exploded at a police station south of Baghdad Tuesday morning, killing at least 50 people and injuring around 50 others.

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Algerian singer Warda is hopeful that her doctors will allow her to proceed in working on a new album, at the same time that they have forbidden her to hold any live performances

February 9, 2004

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American troops in Iraq have captured one of the remaining "most-wanted" members of Saddam Hussein's regime, US officials said.

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Two American troops were killed and six injured in an "accidental" explosion in northern Iraq.

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Jordan's King Abdullah II and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met Monday in northern Jordan in order to lay the cornerstone for the construction of a

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Lebanese singer Najwa Karam is in the process of releasing a new hit single composed by Wisam Almeer, which tackles the economical and social conditions in Lebanon

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IRAQNA, the first mobile telephony service in Iraq's central region launched its Monthly Services last week. Authorized distributors, dealers, and Points of Sale (POS) of IRAQNA will be able to supply

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Orascom Telecom Holding has reported the sale of its 51.7 percent controlling equity stake in Ivory Coast GSM service business Telecel Loteny for $45 million in cash. OTH acquired its stake in TL thro

February 8, 2004

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Defending his decision to invade Iraq, President Bush on Sunday said that although stockpiles of biological and chemical weapons have not been found,

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Spain will help Israel and Palestine achieve closer relations to the European Union [EU] as an incentive to advance the Middle East peace process, For

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A contingent of Japanese forces crossed Sunday into Iraq from Kuwait as part of Tokyo's deployment to a combat zone since World War II.

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In less than 24 hours since late Saturday, Israeli forces have killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In the latest incident, Israeli soldiers op

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A bomb inside an Iraqi police station exploded soon after the morning roll call, killing three police officers and injuring 11 others, officials said