Egypt

September 27, 2000

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It will be a day of firsts for Ihab Tawfiq this 30th of October, when the singer performs his first concert in Iraq.

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Thirty years ago on Thursday, Egypt's charismatic president Jamal Abdel Nasser died of a heart attack, leading to a funeral that brought millions of w

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is due in Egypt Sunday to discuss the Arab-Israeli peace process with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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India's minister of science and technology will visit Cairo next month to meet his Egyptian counterpart and talk with data technology and communications companies on boosting cooperation.

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Two months after Union Fenosa Gas signed a natural gas supply deal with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, the Spanish company awarded the contract to design its gas liquefaction plant in Egy

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Egypt's telephone directory is to go online in January. The "Easy Call" electronic directory CD containing Egypt's telephone numbers, addresses and Web sites, will be available for only EL15($6).

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EgyptCall began offering its cell-phone news service, coinciding with the launch of several touted Egyptian Internet portals.

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The head of the General Authority for Investment in Egypt, Mohamed El-Ghamrawi, has announced that the government is considering a new financial and administrative package to attract more investors. H

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The chairman of the Federation of the Egyptian Chambers of Commerce says the poor performance of the country\'s exports is alarming and is one of the factors aggravating the economic recession. Khaled

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The CMA Index went down by 2.39 points or -0.39% to reach 603.9 points as compared to 606.29 points

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 27 - Sep 29, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Cairo, Egypt <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> IIR Exhibitions <b>Contact:</b> <b>Send e-mail:</b> <a href=mailto:jhassett@iir-du

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 27 - Sep 29, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Cairo, Egypt <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> IIR Exhibitions <b>Contact:</b> <b>Send e-mail:</b> <a href=mailto:jhassett@iir-du

September 26, 2000

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An Egyptian air force pilot was killed when his training plane exploded in mid air and plunged into a canal near Miniya in southern Egypt.

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The director of Um Kulthum is getting ready to embark on her latest project, a series starring first time screen actress, Angham.

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In a trend that is growing, Egypt is adamant on implementing the intellectual property rights law.