Egypt

June 22, 2004

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Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad is scheduled to head to Lebanon this week to take part in the special celebration for the official launching of the Pan Arab Games

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A large number of singers and musicians expressed their resentment for the unexpected decision by the Egyptian Musician Syndicate to accept Egyptian singer Ruby as a member, after all the commotion sh

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The North Africa Enterprise Development (NAED), a regional small and medium enterprise business development facility managed by the International Finance Corporation, convened a half-day forum Monda

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Washington has prevented Israeli companies from taking part in Chinese tenders for providing security at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, <i>Israel Radio</i> reported Tuesday.

June 21, 2004

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Doctors treating Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday delayed plans for an operation, Egyptian media reported. The operation, to repair a slip

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Two fighter pilots of an Iranian F-14 Tomcat were killed Monday morning after it crashed near the central city of  Isfahan while landing.   The plane,

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A former Saudi police officer has taken over as leader of Al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia after the former chief was shot dead on Friday by Saudi securty for

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Prominent Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdul Aziz has nominated Egyptian actress Ghada Abdul Riziq for the female leading role in the new drama “El Fera'on al-Masri” (the Egyptian Pharaoh)

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Young Egyptian actress Mirna Al Muhandis is trying to take advantage of her free time these days by shopping for a new wardrobe for her upcoming role in the television drama series “Awrak min Daftar M

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Current estimates project that by 2015 available water supplies will increasingly fall below demand in Syria.

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Egypt's Minister of Foreign Trade Youssef Boutros Ghali said his country is keen on boosting trade ties with the Latin American states as a free trade agreement with MERCOSUR will be signed.   MERCOSU

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Energy will be supplied in "best possible conditions" this summer, as no power cuts are planned, Sonelgaz Chief Executive Officer, Nourredine Bouterfa, stated Sunday in Algiers.   In a press conferenc

June 20, 2004

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A bus carrying North African passengers collided head-on with a truck Sunday while heading from Cairo to southern Egypt, killing the bus driver and ni

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A "terror" leader who allied himself with Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has been killed in a military sweep, Algerian newspapers said Sunday.

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Iraqi kidnappers on Saturday released the last of five Lebanese hostages taken captive in that country, a Foreign Ministry official said.