May 5, 2004
The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, will provide a $20 million loan to the Sokhna Port Development Company (SPDC).
The number of visitors to Dubai hit a record 1.5 million high for this year's first quarter - a 17% increase over the same period last year.
May 4, 2004
Gulf Arab states are expected to ratify in Kuwait a "counter-terrorism pact" to strengthen security coordination between the oil-rich monarchies.
The Music Production Company Rotana has finally succeeded in convincing Lebanese-Colombian singer Shakira to hold concerts in Egypt and a number of other Arab countries
May 3, 2004
One Palestinian died Monday morning of wounds he sustained last week while tens of houses were demolished in two separate attacks in Gaza Strip, offic
The Egyptian Censorship Committee has allowed the screening of “Monsieur Ibrahim et les Fluers du Koran” (Monsieur Ibrahim) for Egyptian prominent actor Omar El Sherif in Egypt on the condition that c
The Egyptian Journalists Syndicate expressed extreme anger towards Egyptian actress Yusra and actor Ahmad Izz in addition to the entire cast of the television drama series “Malak Rouhi”, for not atten
Egyptian prominent actor Ahmad Zaki is currently undergoing psychological treatment at the hands of Doctor Ahmad Okasha, after the actor fell into a state of severe depression and refused to continue
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan of 100 million euros to help finance the development of the factories of Iran's Khodro Company, one of the biggest automobile companies in Iran and t
May 2, 2004
Official results indicated early Monday that Israel's ruling Likud Party overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from t
April 28, 2004
Algeria's President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, invited Tuesday the government to consider the completion of national reconciliation as the "utmost priorit
Doctors supervising the health condition of Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, who is being treated for lung cancer, have revealed that the upcoming forty-eight hours will decide on the outcome of his health
The management of Egypt's Misr International Bank (MIBank) decided to unburden the Central Bank of Egypt by procuring the foreign currency resources needed to pay the dividends owed to foreign shareho
Arabtec Construction has won a contract to construct 13 residential high-rise tower blocks for Jumeirah Beach Residence project developed by Estithmaar Realty. This is the single largest residential
The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has announced the signing of a $30 million loan facility to Koç Finansal Kiralama one of the largest and best per