Egypt

September 18, 2000

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The Egyptian government has stepped up its efforts to privatize the power sector and all new electricity plants are to be built under the BOOT system, Minister of Electricity and Energy, Ali El Sa’id

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Egyptian businesses are pressuring the government to backpedal on a new law regulating checks, according to the <I>Business Monthly</I> magazine.

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Egypt's second satellite, NileSat 102, was inaugurated last week in the presence of president Mubarak at a celebration in the northern coastal city of Hammam.

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The private sector will increasingly turn to building airports over the next three years to link many of Egypt's outlying areas to the cities, according to a report in <I>Al Ahram Weekly</I>.

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The recent merger of Link Egypt and InTouch, two of Egypt's major Internet service providers (ISPs), has shaken the Egyptian ISP market. The merger, which resulted in the creation of LinkdotNet, has m

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The deal allows for an exchange of skills and information concerning the upkeep of power stations. Egypt and Iraq signed an electricity cooperation deal Saturday, the Egyptian news agency MENA reporte

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PACHIN, the paint and chemicals group, has been one of the market's strongest stocks last week after rumors that an anchor investor might take a stake in the company.

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The Hermes benchmark index closed 1.72 percent up in Cairo on Tuesday - investors were hoping for good news from the Euromoney conference. The total turnover was EL69.3 million ($19.7 million).

September 17, 2000

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Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak has called on cutting population growth wiping illiteracy and improving the role of women.

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Fayez Ghali has just finished his latest script and yet again, Israel is the subject.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has called on all Egyptians to vote in the three stage parliamentary election, Which will start outside Cairo startin

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With the rise of social awareness in Egypt comes an array of newfound film themes; the most recent being about intercultural marriage.

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Egypt's Prosecutor-General Maher Wahed has decided to launch an investigation into the alleged killing of Egyptian prisoners of war (POWs) in the 1956

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Following the success of the first Zeezinia series, Egyptian director Jamal Abdul Hamid has decided to follow up with another part.

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Work has started on a 10-million-dollar project to clear earth blocking the flow of the River Nile, using machinery supplied by the Egyptian governmen