Egypt

February 8, 2004

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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

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Officials representing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Customs Authorities are scheduled to meet tomorrow to discuss obstacles hampering the implementation of the GCC customs union in Riyadh, Saudi Ara

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Egypt’s Software Applications Networking and Development (SAND) has implemented its Stingray IVR system for Algeria's latest Audio Text provider.  The system works on 7 E1 lines handling 210 simultane

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The Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding (CAABU) has welcomed the report by the International Development Select Committee into the Humanitarian crisis in the Occupied Territories

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Consumption of anti-impotence drugs such as Viagra and Snafi reached approximately 140 million Saudi riyals ($37.3 million) in the six Gulf Cooperation Council states last year. Saudi Arabia’s male ma