Egypt

March 13, 2001

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The joint Kuwaiti-Egyptian committee, whose next meeting was scheduled to convene on March 20th, decided Monday to postpone it until after the upcomin

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The retrial of 31 Egyptian businessmen and politicians, whose jail terms ordered last year were quashed on appeal, started Monday, in the country's bi

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Jordan's King Abdullah II and the Egyptian and Syrian presidents, Hosni Mubarak and Bashar al-Assad, will inaugurate a trilateral electricity network

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Jordan's King Abdullah II and the Egyptian and Syrian presidents, Hosni Mubarak and Bashar Al-Assad, will inaugurate a trilateral electricity network in Damascus Wednesday, March 14, a diplomatic sour

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Delegates at a Middle East Cruise conference have voiced criticism of the high levies on ships crossing the Egyptian Suez Canal, saying that such high impositions hinder the growth of the cruise touri

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Egyptian Export Development Bank released 1H FY2001 results ending December, in which net income increased 5 percent to LE82.7 million compared to LE78.8 million in 1H FY2000.

March 12, 2001

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The British Barclays’Card Corporation and Egypt Bank (public sector) have recently signed a banking partnership agreement.

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A three-day conference on Egyptian women and the national plan organized by the National Council for Women will be held next Tuesday, March 13.

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Unrecognized officially, Egyptian MPs belonging to Muslim Brotherhood decided to reply to government statement on their own way.

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Amnesty International has recently released a report on torture in Egypt criticizing its government’s failure to fulfill its national and internationa

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa said Sunday that his country will not invite Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to visit Cairo unless the latter

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will visit Moscow in the first half of this year.

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The 11th international children cinema festival will start on Tuesday in Cairo under the title of “One Heart” in which 33 countries are taking part.

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Egyptian industry must take measures to increase its exports, said Yusef Butros Ghali, the Egyptian minister of economy and foreign trade, in effect improving the rate and quality of production.

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Egypt has invited Jordan to set up a four-way free trade zone that would also involve Tunisia and Morocco, Jordanian Trade and Industry Minister Wassef Azar said Sunday, March 11.  "We have received a