Egypt

April 9, 2001

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The Egyptian government has announced that in cooperation with Microsoft Corp. it is launching an e-government initiative for enhanced government services and intra-government collaboration.

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Organizers of the third annual GITEX Cairo event, which closed Saturday, said the exhibition attracted more than 10,000 visitors while its retail component, GITEX Cairo Computer Shopper, attracted mor

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As Europe and the US moves increasingly to electronic commerce, importers will increasingly refuse goods that do not comply with international identification standards.

April 8, 2001

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The Egyptian State Information Service has reacted to criticism of Cleopatra by the British Museum by issuing a statement saying emphatically that "Cl

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North Korea has sold more than 500 missiles over the last 15 years to such Middle East clients as Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Libya.

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A three-member Egyptian defense delegation will arrive in Islamabad on Monday for bilateral talks.

April 7, 2001

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Egypt’s economy is expected grow by 5.5 percent this year despite the gloomy economic outlook of many analysts, Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid sai

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Egypt’s ministry of communication and information lift on Saturday a ban on making Internet-based telephone calls.

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Egyptian director Dawood Abdel Sayed started shooting the film "Mowaten Mokhber wa Harami" which gives Khalid Abu al-Naga staring role and Shaaban Abdel Rehim a supporting role

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Amr Diab sued 2 journalists, Mohamed al-Osseiry and Khalid Hanafi, for criticizing his songs, and for alleged defamation of character

April 5, 2001

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By Mohammed Al Ba’ly Albawaba.com - Cairo  The visit of the American Committee for Religious Freedoms made to Cairo recently has pushed the Coptic iss

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The head of Egypt’s Public Intelligence Department, Omar Suleiman, will be appointed foreign minister to succeed Amr Moussa.

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There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged.

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Hussein Fahmi president of Cairo International Film Festival, signed a three years contract with "Cairo Meridian", for hosting the Cairo Film Festival.

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The Kuwaiti-based Kharafi group said Wednesday, April 4, it has awarded major contracts to build water and power plants for the $1.25 billion resort at Port Ghalib on the Egyptian Red Sea.  Contracts