Egypt

September 1, 2004

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The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) has granted a licence to Travelex, the world’s largest retail foreign exchange operator.

August 31, 2004

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A German woman named Hilda Claude residing in the same hotel Egyptian prominent actor Ahmad Zaki has announced that she will go on a hunger strike unless she is given permission to meet the actor

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The Iranian cabinet has approved a 17.2 percent hike in airline ticket prices, Minister of Roads and Transportation Ahmad Khorram said.

August 30, 2004

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After a very short engagement that ended in separation both Egyptian actors Hala Shiha and former squash champion and Ahmad Barada were guests on a satellite television show, which resulted in a big v

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Famous scenarist Atef Bashai is currently having extensive negotiations with prominent Egyptian actor Omar El Sherif and retired actress Lubna Abdul Aziz to obtain their approval to star in his new fi

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Alissa revealed that she is confused about which song she wants to film in the form of a video clip, especially since her fans in Lebanon suggested that she should film her song “Irja’ Lilshog”, while

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A factory of the Algerian Farming and Hydraulic Equipment Company, the first drip irrigation system producing company, was inaugurated Sunday by Industry Minister, El Hachemi Djaaboub, in the subprefe

August 29, 2004

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Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian activist early Sunday as he tried to sneak into southern Israel, the Israeli army stated.

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Prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki has been honored in celebration of the International Youth Day in addition to a number of young entrepreneurs, young politicians, artists and journalists

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The northern coast port of Al-Hamra will be the main outlet for oil exports after being upgraded, said Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi.   The port is now being used to export part of crude s

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Revenues and foreign grants reached JD 1443.8 million for the first seven months of the fiscal year 2004 versus 1409.2 during the same period of 2003, indicating an increase of JD 34.6 million or 2.5

August 28, 2004

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Egyptian folk-singer Shabaan Abdul Rahim has revealed that he is in the process of forming a new music band with his sons

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Prominent Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher was forced to stop singing during a private concert for the Egyptian television after a sudden pain in his abdominal

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Tunisian singer Latifa does not consider herself a singer that belongs to one nationality, but rather an Arab singer who does not recognize boundaries between Arab countries

August 26, 2004

03:00 GMT

A mortar attack on the main mosque in the city of Kufa, near Najaf, killed 27 people and injured 60 others Thursday, hospital officials and witnesses