Egypt

August 21, 2000

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The Muslim Brotherhood movement has, for the first time, named a woman to run in parliamentary elections.

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Rising market competition in Egypt is apparently taking its toll on Egyptian Mobile Services Company (MobiNil), whose profits for the first half of 2000 fell 10 million Egyptian pounds (E£) short of f

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Egypt has been experiencing a shortage of foreign currency supply, and the government's struggle to keep the dollar at a level of LE3.40 to the U.S. dollar, which has characterized the Egyptian curren

August 20, 2000

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Egypt is currently planning the construction of new freeway systems throughout Egypt. The overall cost for the project will be EP 22 billion and it will be based on the BOT (build, operate and transf

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The Egyptian government has given the go-ahead for work to widen and deepen the Suez Canel to permit the passage of supertankers.

August 19, 2000

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Egypt's government newspapers Saturday slammed billionaires who flee the county leaving behind vast debts, after a wealthy Egyptian allegedly departed

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US Middle-East peace envoy Dennis Ross Meets with Egypt’s Amr Moussa to discuss the latest developments in the peace process

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Egypt has protested to Kuwait for allowing an Italian woman to fly home with her two daughters despite a court decision awarding custody to their Egyp

August 17, 2000

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The Egyptian Mobile phone operator, MobiNil, has been added to the new FTSE All-World Index, used by investors as a benchmark for emerging markets.

August 16, 2000

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A joint Egyptian-Moroccan commercial committee, headed by Egyptian minister of economy and foreign trade Youssef Botros Ghali and his Moroccan counter

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Egypt's Al-Ahram Beverages Company (ABC) on Tuesday announced a 14 percent rise in sales in the first half of this year, compared with the same period last year, on the back of increased production.

August 15, 2000

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Egypt is expected to report a surplus in revenue from its petroleum sector of $755 million in 2000, compared to a deficit of $450 million that was reported in 1999.

August 12, 2000

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The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released an extensive report into the crash of an EgyptAir Boeing 767 last October, but said it

August 11, 2000

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The nephew of an EgyptAir co-pilot, accused of deliberately crashing a Boeing 767 into the Atlantic last October, has dismissed FBI fresh allegations

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A US report says Egypt's projected economic growth of 6 percent is overly optimistic and that Egypt's "economy is in a grip of a downturn."