Egypt

February 9, 2004

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafik Hariri received President of Coca-Cola Central Europe, Eurasia and Middle East, Cem Kozlu, along with General Manager of the National Beverage Company – Coca-Cola busine

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With full scale construction of the Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) set to begin this month, the formal announcement of the project’s preferred contractor is scheduled for February 16, 2003. The contr

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First Gulf Bank has reported a 50 percent increase in its net profit, reaching 120.9 million Emirati dirhams ($32 million) in 2003 compared to last year's net profit of Dh 80.6 million. Total operatin

February 8, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to visit Turkey on Wednesday for 24 hours to hold talks with Turkish President Ahmed Necdet Sezer, Prime Minister,

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A bus and truck collided on Sunday on a highway in southern Egypt, some 190 kilometers south of Cairo, killing 19 people, including five children unde

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Two Israeli Arabs were indicted Sunday for alleged "involvement in a terrorist cell" broken up recently by Israel's security services and police.

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi said US remarks on elections in Iran indicate a "contradiction" in its policies.

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A bomb inside an Iraqi police station exploded soon after the morning roll call, killing three police officers and injuring 11 others, officials said

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Egyptian singers Shireen Wajdi and Amr Diab have recently held a joint concert during the Dubai Nights festival, which proved to be very successful

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Egyptian prominent actor Mohammad Subhi has denied recent circulating rumors that he had signed an oil contract with the former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to perform his famous play “Mother Americ

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After increased complains sent to Egyptian TV , Zeinab Sweidan , head of Egyptian TV decided to omit indecent scenes out of some famous musical video clips

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United Gulf Bank, the investment banking subsidiary of the Kuwait Projects Company Group recorded a net profit of $36.2 million for the year ending December 31, 2003, its best results in 24 years, the

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Egypt’s Bisco Misr company reported a 38 percent drop in net profits for the first half of 2004 compared to the same period last year. Net profits reached 8.8 million Egyptian pounds ($1.4 million) co

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Qatar Petroleum has awarded a 190.3 million Qatari riyal ($52 million) road contract to Oman’s Galfar Engineering & Contracting Company. The project has a completion date set for December 2005.

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US-based Viper Networks has reported that new countries will own direct routes for VoIP call termination as the result of the recent acquisition of Adoria Communications. New countries to own direct r