Egypt

September 7, 2000

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An Egyptian magazine has charged the Egyptian radio and television network with banning Um Kulthum’s national songs.

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Nadia Mustafa changes the title of her latest album to Shaduny Eneik.

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After a state of confusion, Leila Ghufran has finally decided on what song to shoot from her newest album.

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Residents of Assiut, Egypt claim to have seen apparition of the Virgin Mary.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is expected to meet Iranian President Mohammed Khatami at the sidelines of the Islamic summit to be held in Qatar in

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Egyptian exports jumped by 60 percent during the first quarter of 2000, as a result of the rising international oil prices. As a result, Egypt’s foreign trade deficit fell to $2.9 billion by the end o

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After earlier optimism over privatization, Egypt today finds itself at a crossroads in the process. It now faces the challenge of selling off generally less attractive companies, as well as those in s

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The Egyptian Mukhtar Ibrahim contracting company has filed a law suit against the local government, claiming the latter has not fulfilled payments for services rendered.

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The Egyptian Mukhtar Ibrahim contracting company has filed a law suit against the local government, claiming the latter has not fulfilled payments for services rendered.

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Libya, seeking a way back to the international community after its years of isolation, is wishing to attract foreign investment by reforming its laws and selling off several state-owned companies.

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Egypt is to set up special committees in each one of the country's banks to monitor the financial situation of local businessmen who are running into financial problems and help them pay back their de

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Egypt today finds itself at a crossroads in the privatization process. It now faces the challenge of selling off generally less attractive companies, as well as those in sectors that are considered hi

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Commercial International Bank announced that its net profit for the first half of 2000 rose 5.5 percent compared with the corresponding period of 1999 — reaching £E185.9.

September 6, 2000

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A new traffic law imposing higher fines on errant motorists is causing public anger in Egypt.

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Egypt gets the biggest chunk of the cake at the Arab Music Festival, while singer Ali El Hajjar proves his total dedication to his music!