Egypt

October 2, 2000

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For all those who wanted to wear what this or that actress is wearing in a movie or series; this is your greatest chance. Tayseer Fahmy wants to sell

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Five of the Arab World’s most renowned singers will be heading off to France soon in order to produce their own songs in French and Arabic.

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Amr Diab has to choose between paying a penalty and pocketing a fortune or standing still.

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Karim Abdul Aziz reveals that he has already signed a limiting exclusivity contract.

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Presidents Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and Bashar al-Assad of Syria called Monday for an urgent Arab summit to deal with the deadly Israeli-Palestinian cla

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Cairo will have a new financial center inspired by those in London and New York within the next five years, according to one of the founders of the project, businessman Mohamed Nosseir. Nosseir and fe

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The Egyptian government has again promised to boost the privatization effort and has assured the public the national economy is strong.

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The Egyptian pound has lost 10 percent of its value against the dollar in the last six months, with its slide especially sharp in September, financial sources said Sunday.

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Egypt will cut the cost of local leased lines for Internet service providers (ISPs) by up to 60 percent from October 1 in order to boost its fledgling new economy, communication minister Ahmed Nazif s

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Despite the reactivation of the country’s stock markets in 1991, the Egyptian private sector still is reluctant to look to public subscription in order to raise capital.

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The Hermes benchmark index rose 0.42 percent on Monday on the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges to close at 7766.58 on thin volume of EL114.6 million (US$32.7 million).

October 1, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, making his first trip abroad, held summit talks in Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak about the troub

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Egypt will launch a 10-billion-dollar project to boost petrochemical production and take advantage of the country's natural gas reserves, Oil Minister Sameh Fami said, as quoted Friday by state media.

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The Egyptian government has bought 600,000 tons more of local wheat than last year at a cost of EL1.8 billion.

September 30, 2000

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Famous actor, Nour El Sharif, is getting ready to embark on his second shot at directing, less than a month after he completed his first attempt.