Egypt

December 9, 2000

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Mahmoud Abdul Aziz brings reality into the acting world. He chose a mentally challenged young man to play exactly that!

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This year’s Ramadan includes a hectic schedule for Egyptian megastar Nour El Sharif.

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Respected Egyptian actor Izzat Aleily is demanding that his series be placed on prime time…

December 8, 2000

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Libya released 26 Egyptian fishermen, who had been detained for more than a month after their boats had strayed into Libyan waters.

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Taiwan and Egypt will exchange ambassadors this year in the first diplomatic breakthrough since the two countries severed official ties 44 years ago.

December 7, 2000

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A US national who tried to leave Egypt with the sandstone head of an ancient Egyptian pharoah Wednesday night was ordered not to travel abroad pending

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On Tuesday the market stabilized with many sectors ending mixed. Telecoms were led by MobiNiL, which edged up 1.15 percent to LE79.44 while Orascom Telecom –OT dipped 0.57 percent to close at LE59.42.

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Telecom Egypt –TE (ETEL.CA) announced that it has signed an agreement with SOFISAT to install 200,000 fixed lines via satellite links on a BOT basis. The agreement will last 25 years, while the grid w

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On Sunday, December 4, the Egyptian market dropped sharply, as large-cap stocks dominated the trading session. Local telecom provider Mo-biNiL (EMOB.CA) tumbled 4.36 percent to LE75.96 and Orascom Tel

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Weekly Performance: Last week mutual funds outperformed the PAMI, ending the week flat versus the PAMI's 0.21 percent dip. Half of the local funds made week-on-week gains. SAIB First Fund led local fu

December 6, 2000

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Egypt\'s Minister for Religious Affairs Mohammed Hamdi Zaqzuq urged the world\'s Muslims to head to Jerusalem \"en masse\" to bring home the holy city

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Eight people were injured during a clash between Muslims and Christians in the northern port city of Alexandria over extension work to a church.

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Two influential US Republican senators sent a sharply worded letter to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright last week opposing supplemental financial

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Although fans were disappointed to see that Samir Ghanem has chosen not to participate in this year’s lineup; they might be happy to know that he will be coming back next year… With a vengeance.

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Arab auto manufacturers should strive to establish an Arab holding company, whose purpose will be to manufacture motorcars for the Arab markets and beyond, said Egypt’s minister of industry and techno