Egypt

November 1, 2000

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Nabila Ebeid might be retiring from the film industry. However, the actress is adamant that she will say goodbye with a big bang!

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The Egyptian Electricity and Energy Ministry has recently completed the construction of 18 new electricity conversion stations in the various industrial zones and urban communities throughout the coun

October 31, 2000

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Egyptian industrialists warned Tuesday they will boycott Israeli products if violence continues in the Palestinian territories.

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Iranian president's economy advisor Abu Talib Shalishan discussed with Egypt's Minister of Industry, Mustafa al-Rifai, ways of promoting industrial an

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Five of Egypt’s most renown romance actors and actresses, who were to be honored at this year’s Cairo Film Festival, have failed to reply to their RSVP’s.

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The Arab Music Festival opens its doors tomorrow, November 1st, 2000.

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The British HSBC group recently increased its share in the Egyptian British Bank (EBB), from 40 percent to 90 percent. This move, reported the <I>Middle East Times</I>, cost HSBC a total of $138.6 mil

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The Egyptian Minister of Economy and Foreign Commerce has recently decided to impose a 45 percent protection fee on the dry yogurt (powder) imports. This decision resulted in heated responses in the l

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Only nine of the 20 member states of the regional Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are expected to launch a Free Trade Area (FTA) scrapping tariffs on Tuesday.

October 30, 2000

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Arab League chief Esmat Abdel Meguid on Monday slammed continuing US-British air attacks on Iraq and urged the UN to pressure the two countries to sto

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Majd El Qassem reveals that his brother will always be a millstone around his neck ! But, this is definitely not a Kane and Abel scenario.

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The Awards are out for this year’s Carthage Film Festival

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The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism reported that last year, a total of 4.8 million tourists visited Egypt last year. 22 percent of these were Arab tourists, 66 percent — European.

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A recent ban on the import of Thai tuna packed in soy oil has led the Thai authorities to push for mutual discussions with the Egyptians at the headquarters of the WTO in Geneva.

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Economic assistance from the US to Egypt will fall to about $400 million per annum by 2009 — approximately half of what it is at present — but Egypt will remain the third largest recipient of such aid