Egypt

September 13, 2004

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Three gunmen were shot dead Sunday by Algerian police forces in the region of Guerboussa, in Mendes commune (Relizane), APS reported. Two guns (Kalach

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Egyptian actress Noorhan has denied recent circulating rumors that she has worn the Islamic headdress Hijab and ended her acting career

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Lebanese singer Alissa has finally agreed to enter the acting world by starring in a new film by poet Baha Al Din Mohammad, in his first film writing experience

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Egypt's trade balance deficit went down by 13% during the period between January and April 2004, hitting $ 1.290 billion against $ 2.467 billion in the same period last year.   A report issued recentl

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The UAE's National Human Resources and Employment Authority (Tanmia) has urged some 900 private companies in the trade sector, employing more than 50 workers, to fulfill the two per cent employment qu

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Egypt is to implement major reforms in its banking sector to prepare for the privatization of the country’s state-owned banks and open up the industry to foreign investors, newspapers reported Sunday.

September 12, 2004

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Six students from Cairo have been arrested by Israeli authorities after they reportedly entered the country, and have been charged with planning to co

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Egypt aims at increasing agricultural growth rate from 3.4 to 3.8 % per year, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ahmed Al-Leithy has recently said.   Speaking at a meeting with experts of th

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JoueClub, the French chain of toy shops, has recently signed a deal with a Moroccan firm to open the chain in the kingdom.  JoueClub CEO, Jacky Pellieux, noted in a statement to the French newspaper L

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A report released Friday by the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) noted that more restrictive U.S. visa policies, implemented after the 9/11 attacks, appear to be costing the American ec

September 11, 2004

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A car exploded near a bank in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah on Saturday, the Al-Arabiya satellite news channel reported.

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Several sources revealed that the big surprise Ruby is preparing for her audience, which her director Sharif Sabri has hinted at, is the debut of her younger sister Kooky

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Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim has announced her marriage to journalist Yasser Kamal Khalil, who works for the Egyptian satellite television network

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Prominent Egyptian comedian-actor Adel Imam came face to face with death when a sudden explosion was heard from the rear of his car on his way back from Alexandria

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Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad has announced that she will not concern herself with the lawsuit filed against her by her former producer, Hamdi Ahmad, and will leave the matter to her personal lawyer t