Egypt

January 22, 2001

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Israel criticized Egypt Sunday for refusing to let the Jewish state take part in a Euro-Mediterranean conference of chambers of commerce, saying that as a result the meeting will happen \"in another p

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Last week mutual funds outperformed the PAMI, inching down 0.94 percent versus the PAMI's slip of 4.32 percent. Only three local funds made week-on-week gains. AMEX Second Fund led the week’s gainers

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Egypt's United Networks Mobile Limited did not acquire one of the three licenses offered for mobile networks in Nigeria. The bidding heated up, having started from the initial price of $100 million to

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On Thursday, January 18, the market finished the week on low volumes with price declines across the board. Telecoms led the market lower, as local GSM operator MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) was off 0.76 percent t

January 21, 2001

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al Walid Bin Talal has said that he is willing to invest $500 million in the Toshka agricultural project in the Egyp, dismiss

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Pakistani military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, will pay a two-day official visit to Egypt on February 24.

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The discovery of the Valley of the Golden Mummies in the Giza Pyramids area has ended the monopolization of foreign achaeologists and their discoverie

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Sherihan is to star again in the popular and famous Ramadan television show ‘Fawazir’

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Egyptian Transportation Minister recently stated that the ministry is prepared to renew the first metro line in Egypt, which is now 13-years old.

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An auction of licenses to operate three mobile phone networks in Nigeria was poised to end Friday as one bidder dropped out and two balked at a price of $295 million a license.

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Iraq and Egypt signed an agreement in Cairo Thursday to set up a free trade zone, amid growing ties between the two countries despite 10 years of sanctions against Baghdad.

January 18, 2001

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan held talks in Cairo Wednesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, before the two sides were to sign a deal for a free trade zone.

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On Tuesday, January 16, the market slipped in mixed trading, but saw higher volumes than Monday. Regional telecom operator Orascom Telecom – OT (ORTE.CA) fell 4.71 percent, as market sentiment turned

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Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak recently reviewed the future strategy and vision of the Egyptian airports authority at a meeting he held with the Egyptian PM and the Transportation Minister.

January 17, 2001

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By Nigel Thorpe Chief of the English Copy Desk - AlBawaba   UNESCO quotes Egyptian authorities on its website (www.unesco.org/webworld) as saying \