December 13, 2003
Iraqi resistance fighters detonated a bomb alongside a U.S. military convoy west of Baghdad on Friday, killing one soldier and wounding two others.
December 12, 2003
President Bush warned Israel anew on Friday not to take actions that would make it harder to create a Palestinian state.
Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and his accompanying delegation arrived in Riyadh on Friday. At King Khalid International Airport, they were re
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami gave assurances that lawyer and Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi can work in security despite having received her
December 10, 2003
The crash landing of a U.S. helicopter near the Iraqi city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, was probably the result of ground fire by fighters operating
The declared on-site order book for Dubai 2003 – the eighth international aerospace exhibition, which runs at the Airport Expo Dubai until Thursday, has topped $3.5 billion. In a flurry of announceme
Fitch Ratings UK has revised the Outlook on the Islamic Republic of Iran's Long-term foreign currency and local currency ratings of B+ to Positive from Stable. At the same time, the agency has affirme
NetAdvantage organized an event at Royal Mirage, Dubai, marking its official launch in the Emirate. A fully owned subsidiary of Riyadh-based National Technology Group, NetAdvantage provides online adv
December 9, 2003
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi on Tuesday described the Caspian Sea as a source of peace, understanding and friendship for its littoral states
Boeing has signed an agreement with Alsalam Aircraft Company, making the firm the first authorized service center for Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) in the Middle East region, stated a press release. The
Discussions between BAE Systems and GAMCO on forming a Hawk support joint venture, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are at an advanced stage. The two companies expect to put a new company in pl
The Export-Import Bank of the United States is providing a $69 million loan guarantee to support a sale by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. of three G300 aircraft to Saudi Arabia’s National Air Services. Th
Emirates National Oil Company has forged a joint venture aircraft refueling company with Saudi Arabia's Arabian Aircraft Services Company. United Gulf Aircraft Fuelling Company is 51 percent owned by
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has selected GE-P&W Engine Alliance’s GP7200 engine to power the carrier’s follow-on order for 23 Airbus A380 aircraft. The value of the order exceeds $1.5 billion.
December 8, 2003
Two suspected extremists were killed and another arrested in violent clashes Monday with Saudi security forces. Officials said one man was killed.