Egypt

February 24, 2004

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The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission has set March 21, 2004 as the final day to apply for the Kingdom’s second mobile license. The tender is for a 25-year private license to

February 23, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has decided to scrap prison sentences being imposed on journalists for published articles, the head of Egypt's journal

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued on Monday a royal decree No. 6 for 2004, appointing a new member at the Tenders Council.   The decree s

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Israel's prime minister Ariel Sharon told the Knesset foreign affairs and defense committee about his decision not to negotiate with the Palestinian l

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The top UN nuclear inspector took his search for the central players in the atomic "black market" to Libya on Monday, where he is seeking to determine

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A car bomb went off Monday outside an Iraqi police station in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 40 others

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Egyptian actress Hanan Turk has begun once more extensive practice in ballet dancing to get back into shape, after having stopped for over five years, for her upcoming role in the new film “Ballerina”

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Internationally known Egyptian actor Omar El Sherif has won "Best Actor Award" at the Cesars Pre-eminent Film Awards, for his role as a Muslim shopkeeper in the film “Monsieur Ibrahim et les Fluers du

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Wastewater manager Metito has won a 56 million Emirati dirham ($15 million) turnkey contract to provide a range water treatment schemes for the $500 million Nubaria Combined Cycle Power Plant in Egypt

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The Egyptian Chemical Industries Company’s new plant at the Industrial Estate in southern Port Said (C9) is scheduled to come on stream in the second half of 2004, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat .  Accor

February 22, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak received an invitation from Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi to visit Italy in the middle of 2004, Italian Ambas

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to receive a message from the Libyan leader Muaamar Gaddafi. The message will be handed by Libya's Foreign Minister

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Holland’s Scala Business Solutions posted a growth of over 30 percent in 2003 in the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia leading the growth list contributing 40 percent to the overall business performance.

February 21, 2004

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International Red Cross representatives visited Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody for the first time Saturday.

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Iraqi fighters opened fire on a U.S. military convoy south of Baghdad on Saturday, killing an Iraqi translator and wounding four U.S. soldiers.