February 11, 2003
Maghreb Rating, Fitch Ratings' affiliate in North Africa, has upgraded Morocco's Credit Eqdom long-term national rating to A from A-, and its short-term national rating to F1 from F2, and removed it f
February 10, 2003
Iraq has told the UN arms inspectors that it will unconditionally accept flights over its territory by U2 surveillance planes.
Chief United Nations weapons inspector, Hans Blix, said Monday he saw no new evidence about Iraqi weapons during a visit to Baghdad and rejected Europ
Israeli soldiers shot and killed an unarmed Palestinian member of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in a West Bank refugee camp Monday.
The European Anti-Fraud Office has opened an external investigation in relation to allegations of the misuse of funds donated by the European Union in the context of budgetary support to the Palestini
A high-profile Egyptian delegation arrived in Washington to appeal for additional American aid ahead of a showdown with Iraq and press for a free-trade accord. Israel and Turkey, potential contributor
February 9, 2003
Three Palestinians were killed Sunday noon when the booby-trapped car they were traveling in exploded after they opened fire on Israeli troops at the
Environment ministers from across the world, attending the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, unanimously endorsed a desk report on the environmental
Juniper Networks and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Telecommunications Corporation have completed the Etisalat IP infrastructure with the deployment of Juniper Networks M160 routing platforms. The U
Bahrain-based global investment group Investcorp has purchased PlayPower, a manufacturer of commercial play systems and recreation equipment and accessories. Terms of the transaction have yet to be di
February 8, 2003
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on Saturday welcomed the renewal of high-level contacts between the PA and Israel and called for additional talks.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak traveled to Jordan on Saturday for talks with King Abdullah II on ways to avert a U.S.-led war on Iraq and end Palest
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon held his first direct talks with Palestinians in nearly a year, meeting senior officials, Israeli political source
The top U.N. disarmament officials for Iraq, Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei, arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for a new round of crucial talks with Ira
February 6, 2003
Palestinian local government minister Dr. Saeb Erekat left Cairo Wednesday, concluding a three-day visit to Egypt, according to Qatar News Agency. In