Egypt

June 20, 2001

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Egypt’s men’s and women’s biking teams are in Syria for the Arab Biking Tournament in the northern city of Idlib.

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Egypt’s U-19 soccer team will meet Argentina in the World Cup Wednesday night in a challenging encounter.

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Zamalek’s striker Tareq Said has been elected the best player in Egypt in a poll in which 87 sports critics took part.

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Egypt’s Coptic Pope Shnouda III attacked sensationalism in the press on Tuesday, while expressing “pride” at the press association and government's st

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat arrived in Cairo Tuesday night for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on the Palestinian uprising. Meanwh

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The latest Egyptian film to combine action-adventure, romance, and comedy is Africano, shot in stunning locations in South Africa.

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Playwright Lenin Al Ramli has released his latest comedy, Adam Wa Hawaa (Adam and Eve), directed by Mohsen Hilmi and costarring Abla Kamel, Mamdouh Wafi, Rania Farid Shawki

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Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim is headed for the US, where he will take on Michael Jackson for the latter’s recent pro-Israel song.

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Director Alaa Karim has begun shooting his television detective series Uyoon Hazinah (Sad Eyes) inside Al Khalifah police station,

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The General Assembly of the Egypt Electricity Company has recently approved an agreement in which the Islamic Development Bank would finance the construction of the North Cairo Electricity Generation

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On Monday, June 18, the market was unchanged with a small volume of 2.4 million shares changing hands. Bond trading revived again, as 180 million were traded. The PAMI slipped 0.23 percent, while the

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Under a recently signed agreement, A Swiss fund will finance six new development projects in Egypt, at a total cost of $41 million.

June 19, 2001

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An Egyptian man was beheaded Tuesday in the Saudi city of Medina for beating and burning to death a Pakistani.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is to hold talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, against t

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Despite sometimes tense relations between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians, the government, Islamists, professional associations, the press and most ci