Egypt

April 11, 2004

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Three countries in the Arab World, Egypt, Jordan and the UAE have adopted the concept of free zones for the media industry. Such free zones provide the investors and the media industry with a tax-free

April 10, 2004

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Italy's Premier Silvio Berlusconi made an unannounced visit to Iraq early Saturday to meet with Italian soldiers deployed in the southern city of Nasi

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Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki was scheduled to head off to Paris – France in order to resume treatment of lung cancer, but was prohibited for leaving Egypt because his immunity was extremely low

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Glamorous Egyptian actress Ragda is currently participating in the Egyptian drama “al-karar al-Akheer” (the final decision), which is based on a story for the international author Nagib Mahfouz

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Producer Mohsin Jaber, owner of Alam El Phan Production Company, announced that he plans to sue Egyptian singer Angham for shifting to Rotana demanding that all his legal rights are met or at least co

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During a recent visit to Paris, prominent Tunisian singer Latifa signed a contract with the world-renowned production company Warner to be in charge of distributing her works in France and the world

April 8, 2004

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A foreign correspondent for the Qatar-based <i>Al-Jazeera</i> television station was indicted at an Israeli military court in the West Bank on Thursda

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Three Japanese and eight South Koreans were kidnapped in Iraq on Thursday, according to media reports. The Qatar-based TV station al-Jazeera aired vid

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18,094,555 voters are going to the polls on Thursday to elect their 8th president of Algeria since independence. Voters are to choose between Louisa H

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Despite the fierce criticism campaign young Egyptian singer Ruby is facing currently, she has been nominated among a large list of singer to compete at the Arab Music Festival in Dubai taking place in

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Egyptian actress Yusra is currently in the process of preparing for her role in the new film “Kalam Fil Hub” (Love Talk) alongside Egyptian actors Hisham Salim and Hanan Turk

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UAE singer Ahlam has just delivered her first newborn baby girl this week in Qatar, in the company of her husband Mubarak Al Hajiri

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Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries has announced plans to acquire Brussel-based Societe Belge des Betons, an industrial group of companies. The agreement covers more than 50 percent of SBB shares

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The North Africa Enterprise Development (NAED), a regional small and medium enterprise business development facility program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), recently convened a

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UK clothing, footwear and homeware retailer Peacocks has recently opened its first store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Lamcy Plaza.   The brand has been brought to the UAE by the Alshaya Group,