Egypt

May 24, 2004

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Lebanese singer Carol Samaha is currently in Cairo to hold work sessions with director Othman Abu Laban, who sent her a special invitation, to discuss singing two songs for his upcoming film “Ahlam Um

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Saudi Arabia was Jordan's largest trade partner in terms of imports during the first quarter of 2004, with 18.7 percent of total imports. The value of Jordan's imports from Saudi Arabia amounted to JD

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The ownership of Menanet Communications SAE (Menanet) has changed hands following the sale of the business by The African Lakes Corporation plc (ALC).

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Comtrust, the e-business solutions provider unit of UAE's Etisalat Monday entered into an alliance with The e World Wide Group with the aim of making Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) applications avai

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The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) board of directions on Sunday approved the natural gas deal with Egypt, despite harsh criticism from some board members and the Ministry of National Infrastructur

May 23, 2004

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Five Iraqis, including two children, were killed by a mortar blast in the southern port city of Basra, a medic said.

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In a rare instance of its kind Egyptian actor Hisham Abdul Hamid assaulted Egyptian actress Wafa Amer in front of a live audience during the screening of the play “Jawaz ala wraket Talak” (Marriage on

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OPEC oil ministers on Saturday said they were "deeply concerned" about rising oil prices, but declined to agree on a Saudi proposal to boost production as a way to push prices down.

May 22, 2004

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The Arab states summit was opened Saturday noon in the Tunisian capital, amid low expectations of tangible success regarding a number of issues, mainl

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Friday night a supreme order appointing Major General Shaikh Rashed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, 50, a Mini

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An American soldier was killed and three others were injured in an attack south of Baghdad, the US Army said Saturday.

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Prominent Egyptian actor Omar El Sherif raised a wave of disapproval and rage amongst religious Muslims with his new movie “Hidalgo”, which is not screened yet in the Arab world

May 20, 2004

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Iraqi resistance fighter with hand grenades killed a U.S. soldier and injured three in central Baghdad early Thursday, the military said.

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Iran's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani Wednesday dismissed the possibility of Israel launching a military at

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At least eight Palestinians were killed on Thursday in seperate incidents as Israeli troops moved into a new neighborhood in the Rafah refugee camp i