Egypt

May 6, 2004

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Yusra revealed that she is not dictatorial and does not make demands on who will costar with her in any of her works, after being accused of not accepting a certain role unless she gets the say on who

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An Egyptian public poll showed that Egyptian singer Ruby and soccer player Khaled Beebo are the most popular and interesting figures among youth

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Egyptian exports to Saudi Arabia rose by $18 million during the first nine months of 2003. Egypt's Al-A'lem Al-Yaum newspaper said contacts were underway between the Kingdom and Egypt to hold the join

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Three Urea fertilizer factories are to be established with an investment capital of LE 6 million in the governorates of Cairo, Alexandria and Suez.

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Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources said Wednesday that Ankara favors friendly resolution of the dispute on price of gas imports from Iran.

May 5, 2004

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday received Sudanese President’s Political Advisor Qtbi al-Mahdi at the People’s Palace.  Al-Mahdi handed

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak called Wednesday on U.S.-led occupation forces to respect human rights in Iraq.

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Attackers killed a city council member in Iraq's southern city of Basra, a party official said Wednesday.

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A drunken man managed to pass through security guards and get on the stage while Egyptian singer Mohammed Muneer was singing and started punching him while knocking him face down to the ground

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Egyptian singer Tamer Husni is experiencing a state of severe depression because his first solo album “Hub” (Love) is not witnessing the expected success he hoped it would

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Yemen received more than 145,000 tourists last year. In a statement to the Al-Wahada weekly, Yemen's Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Mohammed Qafla said that more than 145,000 tourists visited

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, will provide a $20 million loan to the Sokhna Port Development Company (SPDC).

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The number of visitors to Dubai hit a record 1.5 million high for this year's first quarter - a 17% increase over the same period last year.

May 4, 2004

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Gulf Arab states are expected to ratify in Kuwait a "counter-terrorism pact" to strengthen security coordination between the oil-rich monarchies.

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The Music Production Company Rotana has finally succeeded in convincing Lebanese-Colombian singer Shakira to hold concerts in Egypt and a number of other Arab countries