Egypt

August 15, 2004

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Efforts are under way to set up a new commercial bank in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s 11th, with a capital of SR3 billion and merging eight leading money exchangers in the country.

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MenaJet, took to the skies Saturday when its maiden flight to Dalaman on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast took off from Beirut International Airport at 3 PM.   The debut chartered commercial flight, under

August 14, 2004

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Two Palestinian children were wounded early Saturday as Israeli troops opened fire at houses during their incursion into the West Bank city of Tulkare

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Iranian world judo champion Arash Miresmaili, who carried his country's flag in Friday's olympic games opening ceremony, has pulled out of the tournam

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Young Egyptian actor Ahmad Izz, who has been witnessing great success in such a short time, is finally a permanent part of the Egyptian Actors Syndicate, after he had been practicing his acting profes

August 12, 2004

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Two Palestinians were wounded Thursday when Israeli soldiers opened fire at them in the West bank city of Nablus.

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Two U.S. marines have been killed and three people wounded when a helicopter crashed in a region west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Thursday.

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Reconciliation has finally been reached between Egyptian pop-singer Amr Diab and Muhsin Jaber, owner of Alam El Phan Production Company, after a two-year dispute

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The Egyptian committee for wages of artists at the Egyptian Broadcasting company has agreed to increase the wage of Egyptian actress Maali Zayed to 15 thousand Egyptian pounds per episode

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Egyptian announcer Mufeeda Shiha revealed that Egyptian singer Ruby's interview aired on Mazzika satellite channel was originally done in the Egyptian Broadcasting Company studios and was to be aired

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The Iraqi Ministry of Planning and Developing Cooperation declared that the ministry directed $1.5 billion to develop the electricity sector throughout the country.

August 11, 2004

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A Royal Jordanian Air Force jet crashed Wednesday, with no casualties, an official from the General Command of the Armed Forces said.

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Prominent Egyptian actor Yahia Al Fakharani is currently preparing to shoot the scenes of his upcoming television drama series “Amakin Fil Kalb” (Places in the Heart) under the direction of Nader Jala

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The court of urgent matters in Cairo has decided to not rule in the case against the makers of the movie (I Love the Cinema) starring Egyptian actress Laila Elwi, which was filed by Coptic clergymen a

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Lebanese singer/actress Nicole Saba has been nominated for a number of films, which she will choose one to mark her second cinematic experience in the hope of achieving the same success as her first f