January 4, 2004
The Omani government has restricted expatriates from pursuing 36 professions in 44 districts across the Sultanate. The move is part of a comprehensive program to nationalize the majority of Oman’s tra
The Kuwait Food Company (Americana) will compete against five other investors in a tender to acquire a 43 percent stake in the Egyptian Starch and Glucose Company, part of the Food Industries Holding
The United Arab Emirates beat the regional odds and recorded high economic growth last year despite poor market conditions caused by the US war on Iraq. According to an EIB report, the UAE’s gross dom
US-based developer of self-service systems Diebold, has launched its new OPTEVA family of automated cash machines (ATMs) at the Raya World 2003 conference in Egypt. During this event Diebold received
The US-led Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), in conjunction with the US Department of State, is expanding its Fulbright Scholarship program in Iraq to include the Fulbright American Studies Insti
German IT management firm ASTEC has provided Egypt's Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation with a Library Management System. The system comes as part of MWRI's ongoing modernization plan.
Following the cancellation of last Wednesday's flight from London Heathrow to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, British Airways has cancelled today’s flight to Riyadh due to security reasons. The UK government ad
January 3, 2004
Iraqi resistance fighters hit a U.S. base in central Iraq with mortar shells, killing one American soldier and injuring two others, a U.S. military sp
A charter airliner with 148 people aboard - most of them French tourists - crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff early Saturday from the reso
Palestinian medics said that Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians, among them two teenagers, in the West Bank city of Nablus early Saturday.
For the first time since her return to the entertainment world, Egyptian belly dancer Dina held unforgettable performances on New Year’s Eve in four different hotels, dancing for 5 hours non-stop
Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama denied circulating rumors that he will be singing a trio with Razan Moughrabi and Spanish international singer Julio Iglesias Junior
Egyptian actress Muna Shalabi stressed that she does not mind taking part in works that require her to be in some ways seductive especially if the scene calls for it
January 1, 2004
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday dismissed reports that his son, Gamal, would succeed him as the nation's leader.
Israel has expelled a suspected Islamic Jihad activist from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Palestinian security officials said early Th