Egypt

March 19, 2001

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A delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom will pay a four-day visit to Egypt on March 20 as part of a regional

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Forty Egyptian and American businessmen working in Egypt will start their trip called “Doors Ways” to Washington on the 25th of March to discuss Egypt

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The Egyptian Capital Market Authority (CMA) has embarked on the transformation of its paper archive into an electronic one.

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Consultation started Monday to choose a successor for the secretary general of the Islamist opposition Labor Party, Adel Hussein, who died last Tuesda

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For lack of the 50+ quorum, the sub-elections of Egypt’s Bar Association were put off to next Sunday in Cairo.

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The Egyptian opposition MPs took advantage of the sessions held to respond to the government statement by condemning its policies

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Noble Affiliates, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Samedan, Mediterranean Sea, Inc., and its partners have been selected by Israeli Electric Corp.

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Egypt's minister of electricity Ali al-Saidi announced Sunday that one or two electrical power distribution companies will be privatized later this year.

March 18, 2001

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The Union of Egyptian Banks is considering setting up a security control mechanism for e-banking.

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Although most of the Gulf Arab markets ended the week on a positive note, the Cairo Stock Exchange followed the negative trend of international markets, and ended the week 7.5 percent lower.

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The Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies (Shell) announced today that it has finalised a Concession Agreement with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) to allow the Fayum Gas Company, a S

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Misr International Bank –MIBank (MIBA.CA –MIBDq.L) released FY2000 results ending December, in which net in-come plunged 19.9 percent to LE204.85 million compared to LE255.75 million in FY99. The bott

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This week the CASE was decidedly in the red with all major stocks heading south. Lack of news and major stock markets declines pushed investors to liquidate their positions to stand on the sidelines t

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Kuwait's foreign population, which vastly outnumbers its own citizens, dropped by 4.7 percent last year, according to an official report published Saturday, March 17.  The number of foreigners living

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Egypt expanded security around tourist sites Saturday, March 17, in the pharaohic city of Luxor after a three-day hostage ordeal, the state news agency MENA said.  "Any person or car entering or going