Egypt

March 16, 2004

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Egyptian actresses Nabila Obeid and Yusra are both nominated for the leading role in a new TV drama series, in which one will be chosen depending on her qualifications and manner of portraying the par

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American Express and Carrefour in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently signed up an agreement for accepting American Express cards at all Carrefour Stores in the country.  The deal between American

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Executive Chairman of the Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has laid the foundation stone for the 220 million Emirati dirham ($59 million) Dubai Textile Ci

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Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro has won a $15.6 million dollar contract for the construction of a 15-storey hotel and service apartments in Bahrain. The new buildings will be

March 15, 2004

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President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak of Egypt arrived in Damascus on Sunday for a short visit to Syria. Mubarak was received at Damascus international air

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The Israeli army spokesman early Monday confirmed that helicopters carried out strikes against "targets in Gaza City," Israel Radio reported.

March 13, 2004

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Israeli troops killed early Saturday two Palestinians near “Nahal Oz” crossing East of Gaza City, Palestinian security sources reported.

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Egyptian actress Yusra revealed that she has accepted three different offers for new roles on the small screen, the cinema, and on stage in the theater

March 11, 2004

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI toured Wednesday a school and a pyscho-social support center in the town of Imzouren which was badly hit on February 24 by

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Israel's Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom on Thursday met in Cairo with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher and Intelligence

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Moroccan singer Samira Said has once again made a step upwards in her career as she was chosen by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture to be the representative for Egypt at the World Music Festival

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Qatar Airways signed Wednesday a purchase order with Swedish aircraft moisture management systems developer and supplier CTT Systems for its Zonal Comfort product. The value of the deal was not disclo

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Emirates has reported that that the debut Eurobond issue for the airline is being launched at $500 million. The issue will be a Floating Rate Note with a tenure of seven years and will pay a margin of

March 10, 2004

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Tuesday issued a Royal Decree No. 29/2004 appointing Brigadier Abdullah bin Saif bin Ali al Abri, as an Advisor at the O

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Only twenty-four hours after Egyptian singer Angham signed her contract with the Music Production Company Rotana, Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad also signed a contract with the company breaking her exi