Egypt

June 15, 2004

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The Ports Services Corporation started receiving the first batch of the new machinery purchased under an agreement signed between the corporation and the General Electronics and Trade Company and the

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, announced a $45 million investment in Egypt's growing natural gas sector.

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Leaders from Dubai’s tourism and hospitality sector have launched a joint initiative to promote the need for clean water, by supporting the regional launch of a branded water that donates a percentage

June 14, 2004

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The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog agency urged Tehran Monday to have "full cooperation" with his agency's probe of suspicious nuclear activities.

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Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, who is being treated for lung cancer, has taken off to Alexandria-Egypt for a short break escaping the tense atmosphere he was living in

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The power struggle between the Lebanese president, Emile Lahoud and prime minister, Rafic al Hariri is switching to an economic focus as the incumbent president is exerting efforts to promote constitu

June 13, 2004

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Voting started at 07:00 am (local time) in Cyprus for the election of six deputies who will be representing the country at the European Parliament, th

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Iran is not considering tourist cooperation with Egypt, said an informed source at the Foreign Ministry in Tehran on Saturday, IRNA reported.   "Stand

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United Arab Emirates Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Awqaf Mohammed bin Nakhira Al Dhaheri arrived in Istanbul Saturday night, leading the UA

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A Cairo police station has set free prominent Egyptian actress Elham Shahin’s brother, Ameer Shahin, after paying a bail of 100 EGP for drink driving and hitting a parked police car

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Egyptian actress Yusra has nominated Egyptian actor Hisham Salim for the male leading role in her upcoming film “Kalam Fil Hub” (Love Talk), instead of prominent actor Ahmad Zaki, and mainly due to th

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WesternGeco announced Friday that Saudi Aramco has awarded WesternGeco the contract to acquire surveys over two fields in Saudi Arabia with its suite of Q-Land seismic acquisition and processing servi

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Egypt and Japan inked on Thursday two grant agreements, whereby Egypt will get $43 million to fund projects in the drinking water and irrigation domains. The grants come as part of the Japanese aid pr

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Maritime traffic in Algerian ports remained stable last month with 249 ships, including 237 merchant ones, compared to 248 in May 2003.

June 12, 2004

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Dubai's al-Arabiya TV channel has broadcast an audiotaped message purportedly from al-Qaeda's No. 2.