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Discovery Communications is expanding its Middle Eastern reach by purchasing the Dubai-based media company Takhayal Entertainment and affiliated companies in Dubai and Egypt, including its flagship food network, Fatafeat. Discovery will also get some cooking tips. It said in a news release that the deal will bring it a "vast library of cooking recipes and shows" as well as Takhayal's production facility. No terms were disclosed. The parties are in final stages of formalizing the transfer, said Takhayal CEO Youssef El-Deeb and Mark Hollinger, CEO of Discovery Networks International. The move is meant »

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