Egypt

October 21, 2004

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The Egyptian Media Broadcasting Company has decided to nominate Lebanese singer/actress Nicole Saba for the leading role in the upcoming television drama “Al Farashat Yahtariqn” instead of Egyptian ac

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Thuraya is to launch its satellite services in Libya. The chief of Libya's General Company for Post, and Telecommunications (GCPT), Eng. Mohamed Muammer al Gathafi announced earlier this week that th

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Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 75 percent interest in Liberty Aerospace Inc..

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The Yemeni Cabinet approved on Tuesday the draft 2005 state budget with projected revenues of YR 791.1 billion up from YR 681.1 billion in 2004.  According to SABA, the expenditures are put at YR 836

October 20, 2004

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Morocco and China are strengthening cooperation in the fight against contagious diseases. The Moroccan minister of health Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah and

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Late Egyptian actor Mamdouh Wafi, who passed away early this week at the age of 53, has been buried at Egyptian prominent actor Ahmad Zaki’s cemetery, which was a request he had stated in his will

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Nancy Ajram stressed that she refuses to sing in any language other than Arabic because she is very proud of it even if that meant she will not be an international singer

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Opposition members from the Egyptian Parliament have submitted an urgent request to Dr. Mamdouh Al Biltaji, Minister of Information, regarding the media policy followed during the holy month of Ramada

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The volume of Egypt's cotton exports amounted to 37,500 kantars of hair cotton, worth $ 3.3 million in the 3rd week of the export season. Aggregate contracted cotton reached 199,000 kantars, worth $ 1

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Iran intends to invest $130 billion in upstream energy sector from 2005 to 2020, a National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) official has said.

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A delegation of Egyptian businessmen is due to arrive in Morocco, 6 December 2004 to examine means of promoting commercial relations. The delegation will be made up of 20 of Egypt's leading businessme

October 19, 2004

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A team of Egyptian doctors examined Yasser Arafat after he suffered from fever, nausea and a stuffy nose, an aide to the Palestinian leader said Tuesd

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Three Yemeni fishermen disappeared several days ago in the Arab Sea when they went last week to fish but they did not come back, a press report publis

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The Mansih Group, in Skherat Tamarah, has been distributing food aid to mark the holy month of Ramadhan, under the aegis of the Moroccan monarch, King

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Abulgheit will meet  ‏Tuesday with Cypriot counterpart Georgis Iacovou who is to arrive in Cairo later in the day