Egypt

July 19, 2004

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A group of Arab Gulf and other Middle Eastern investors on Sunday declared a joint venture with Sudanese government bodies to establish Al Salam Bank in Khartoum with an estimated capital of $75 milli

July 18, 2004

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Two car bombs targeting police detonated in the city of Tikrit on Sunday morning, killing two police officers and wounding five others, Iraqi authorit

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Hundreds of armed Fatah fighters traded fire Sunday evening in Rafah with Palestinian military intelligence troops loyal to Palestinian president Yass

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Dr. Yasser Abdel Qader, head of medical team supervising prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki's health, denied circulating rumors that the actor has experienced a sudden deterioration to his condition

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A decision was adopted to establish an Egyptian-Iraqi joint stock company with a capital of $ 10 million to undertake rebuilding operations in Iraq and drawing up feasibility studies for new projects.

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Iran's deputy economic minister for economic affairs has said that the Islamic Republisc's annual economic growth amounted to six present in the past three years.

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The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly rejected a measure aimed at punishing Egypt for airing an allegedly anti-Jewish television program and restricting its anti-terrorist cooperation wit

July 16, 2004

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A group of Philippine soldiers started pulling out from Iraq Friday. By this, Manila hopes to gain a release of a Filipino worker held hostage by Iraq

July 15, 2004

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Egyptian director Sharif Sabri and business manager of Egyptian controversial singer Ruby finally gave his approval to Mazzika music satellite channel to host Ruby in her first public interview

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Prominent Egyptian actress Nadia Al-Jundi intends on going back to the cinema through starring in the new film “Khiayana Mashrou’a” (Legal Treason)

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Lebanese singer Alissa has denied circulating rumors that she is living a romantic love affair with a Prince from one of the Gulf countries and that the two plan on getting married in the very near fu

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Qatar and ExxonMobil Qatar GTL Limited, announced Wednesday that the parties have entered into a Heads of Agreement for an approximately $7 billion, Gas-to-Liquid project.

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Egypt began to experience a modest economic recovery in mid-2003 following three years where the rate of growth averaged 3 percent, the IMF indicated in a recent press release.

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Foreign workers, who comprise one-third of Saudi Arabia’s population, face torture, forced confessions and unfair trials when they are accused of crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Thursday.

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Workers at Israel's ports have called strikes in response to Wednesday's passage of legislation for structural changes that will lead to their privatization.