Egypt

March 24, 2004

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Egypt's Torah Cement has reported a net profit of 38.3 million Egyptian Pounds ($6.1 million) for the first nine months of 2003 compared to four million pounds during the same period earned during the

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Egypt has started recovering from the recession, said Egyptian Minister of Planning, Osman Mohamed Osman at a recent press conference. He said the Arab state recorded a real Gross Domestic Product (GD

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As part of a global learning process that aims to step up efforts in reducing poverty by assessing best practices and sharing valuable knowledge among developing countries, officials from the World Ba

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The Global Compact, a framework for corporate social responsibility initiated by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 1999, has attracted its first Arab participant companies -- 56 Egyptian businesses t

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Despite control operations, the desert locust situation continues to be extremely serious in northwest Africa, according to the latest update by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

March 23, 2004

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Washington undermined attempts to improve its image in the Arab World by failing to condemn Israel's assassination of Hamas founder, Sheikh Ahmed Yass

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Syrian journalists on Tuesday staged a sit-in in front of their headquarters in Damascus to protest Israel’s assassination of Palestinian leader Sheik

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Children are emerging as the most important consumer segment in the Middle East garment industry, as the demand for children’s apparel is growing by 15 to 20% annually. The Arabian Gulf has the second

March 22, 2004

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak said that in protest against Israel's killing of Hamas founder, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, Egypt would not attend the Israel

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Syria on Monday condemned all kinds of terrorism and stressed work to achieve the just and comprehensive peace in the Middle East.  Assistant Regional

March 21, 2004

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Several Jordanian MPs have told <i>Al Bawaba</i> that unofficial talks between the parliament and the government over the issue of a wide royal pardon

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Egyptian actress Nabila Obeid has announced that she will temporarily resign from the acting world, specifically the cinema until producers and directors are able to diversify more in their films and

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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has recently completed shooting her latest music video for the song "Ah O Nus" under the direction of Lebanese director Nadine Labky, in which she portrays a simple Egyptia

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Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad has announced her engagement to an Egyptian businessman, who is not part of the entertainment world, during a private engagement party she held in her home

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US congressional investigators estimate that Saddam Hussein's regime received more than $10.1 billion in illegal revenues related to the United Nations (UN)' oil-for-food program from 1997 to 2002.