Egypt

September 13, 2000

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(1901-1992)   Mohammad Abdul Wahab, better known as the ‘Singer of all Generations,’ was born within a very religious family in the Bab El Sheri’a area. Initially Wahab’s talent was only revealed duri

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Refining and Petrochemicals: Egypt's eight refineries are able to process more than 577,000 bbl/d of crude, with the largest refinery being the 145,000-bbl/d Mostorod refinery outside of Cairo.

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Egypt is a significant oil producer and a rapidly growing gas producer. The Suez Canal and Sumed Pipeline are strategic routes for Persian Gulf oil shipments, making Egypt a focal point in world energ

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Egypt reported a $450 million trade deficit in the petroleum sector on the same day that the new budget - containing far rosier forecast - was enacted.According to the budget, the petroleum sector wil

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The latest quarterly report, "Privatization in Egypt," echoes recent criticisms by economists and stock market analysts about the slow pace of selling off state-owned concerns.

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The CMA Index up down by 0.36 points or 0.06 percent to reach 620.63 points as compared to 620.27 points

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Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) has made a good recovery from the summer slump, its shares rising from LE 31.69 on 8th August to LE 47.10 on the 7th September.

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One hundred Egyptian businessmen will go to a Tehran trade fair in October that will feature Egyptian products from all sectors of production. At a conference business leaders will have the chance to

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Egypt's emerging market economy is "back on track" after being hit by the Asian financial crisis, declining oil and tourism revenues and other factors, Prime Minister Atef Ebeid declared on Tuesday.

September 12, 2000

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The brawl between Kathem EL Saher and the Egyptian Music Union goes on.

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Hisham Sleem has finally decided to answer the various rumors that have badgered the actor for the past year. He is not having an affair, he did not d

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Egypt's Prime Minister Atef Ebeid says the country's emerging market economy is "back on track" after being hit by the Asian financial crisis, declini

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"Abortion is better than scandal and the scorn heaped on an illegitimate child." This is the message behind a proposed law under consideration in Egyp

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Egyptian writers and novelists are up in arms over an attack by the Imam of Al-Azhar University on Haydar Haydar's controversial novel, A Banquet for

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A military court in Cairo has decided, for the second time, to postpone the verdict in a trial of 20 Egyptian professionals accused of membership of t