February 29, 2004
Senior representatives from Iraqi ministries will meet with World Bank and United Nations (UN) officials and major donors to the International Reconstruction Fund Facility from Iraq February 28 to 29
Dubai Islamic Bank has reported a 25 percent increase in net profit for 2003 with earnings reaching 751 million Emirati dirhams ($204 million) compared to Dh 601 million for 2002.
February 26, 2004
The United States is providing emergency aid for the victims of Tuesday's earthquake in Morocco, the State Department announced Thursday.
After winning the BBC Radio 3 World Music Award for best singer in the Middle East and North Africa category, Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher will travel to England to receive his prize at a special even
Capital Intelligence has affirmed Morocco's long- and short-term foreign currency ratings at BB and B, respectively. The rating agency also assigned a long-term local currency rating of BBB- and a sho
Iraq's estimated gross external debt of $120 billion is clearly unsustainable, according to a new <i>Fitch Ratings</i> report. It will be necessary for all creditors to grant significant debt reductio
February 25, 2004
Algeria is sending its first team of rescuers toward the disaster areas in Morocco following Tuesday's earthquake. Two aftershocks, measuring 3.9 and
The United Nations is confident a "broad spectrum" of Iraqis agree that elections are impossible before the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to a caret
A powerful earthquake in northern Morocco on Tuesday killing more than 560 people as they slept, injuring hundreds more and laying ruin to villages.
European Commissioner Poul Nielson on visit to Iran announced a further €6.2 million for Bam earthquake victims. The European Commission (EC) has adopted a €6.2 million humanitarian aid decision for
European External Affairs Commissioner Chris Patten will attend the signing ceremony of the Free Trade Agreement between Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco on February 25, 2004.
February 24, 2004
A strong earthquake rocked northern Morocco early Tuesday, killing at least 230 people and injuring dozens of others, near the port city of Al Hoceima
Ongoing disputes that lasted several weeks between Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad and her producer Naser Mahrous have finally ended with the help of Egyptian singer Tamer Husni
February 23, 2004
A Jordanian government employee has been charged with spying for Israel, after he allegedly confessed to providing Tel Aviv with information about the
Morocco’s new fisheries strategy will produce a 2 million tons per annum by 2007, including 15,000 tons in aquaculture, with a rise in fish exports th