Egypt

June 24, 2004

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The "shady debts" accrued by private firms from public banks will never be streamlined by the Treasury department, already confronted to a "huge bill" from public companies' debts, Algeria Finance Min

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Businesswomen from 12 Arab states opened a regional conference in Jordan Wednesday to explore their chances for success in the business world and how to surmount challenges in the new age of technolog

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An Egyptian bank has secured formal approval to list in the UAE stock market, becoming the first foreign bank to do so.  Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE will be listed on the Dubai Financial

June 23, 2004

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Wednesday that while he attached great importance to talks with the Egyptians on their role in the Gaza Stri

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Israeli soldiers on Wednesday killed a Palestinian photographer and arrested six others in the West Bank city of Nablus, witnesses and Palestinian loc

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A major medical congress in Abu Dhabi, held under the auspices of the General Health Authority (GHA), has brought together specialists from across the

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French doctor, who is currently supervising the health condition of Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki in France, has announced that he will halt all medication for two months due to the gradual progress in th

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Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy said Monday that major international oil companies will explore for oil and gas all over Egypt after 25 oil and gas agreements were concluded from February to

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Syria's Transport Minister Dr. Makram Obeid Tuesday opened "The First International Motor Show at the Fair Grounds in Damascus.  In a statement to SANA news agency, Obeid said that prices of cars in S

June 22, 2004

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Israeli snipers shot and killed two Palestinians on Tuesday afternoon in the northern Gaza Strip.

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An apartment building collapsed Tuesday in Egypt's southern city of Aswan, killing at least five people and wounding 17, the Interior Ministry said.  

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A majority of Israeli Jews think Israeli Arabs are a threat to security and believe they should be encouraged to leave the country, according to a new

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A small bomb exploded on a motorway bridge in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday, injuring one officer as he seized the device, state-run <i>An

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Iran is to prosecute eight British soldiers arrested for allegedly straying into Iranian territorial waters close to the Iraqi border, <i>Al-Alam</i>

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Palestinian resistance factions expressed dismay and surprise over a security role for certain Arab countries in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.