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Google plans new offices in Middle East

Google Inc plans to open new offices in the Middle East and North Africa region in 2011, The National has reported. "Next year in the Middle East and North Africa, we hope to open between two to three offices," Carlo d'Asaro Biondo, Google's vice president for southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said. Biondo declined to specify possible locations for the new offices, but pointed to markets in North Africa and the Levant. Google already has a regional presence in Dubai and Cairo.