Egypt

June 20, 2001

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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

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Egyptian soccer star Hazem Imam has been ranked top at the world level in “skills with the ball,” in a competition organized by an international compa

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Egypt’s Ahli has refused to negotiate in a deal to sell Ahmad Abu Mesallam and Rida Shahata to a key Italian club.

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Egypt’s military soccer team will face Guinea at the opening of the 39th World Military Cup to kick off in Cairo Thursday with the participation of 12

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The former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Monday that evidence showed that the co-pilot of EgyptAir Flight 990 was r

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Monday to explain Iraq's position on the "smart" sanctions pr

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Egyptian artist Nada Basyouni has begun shooting her first lead role in the film Salam Merabbaa Lil Sittat (Square Salute for Ladies).

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Egyptian artist Khulood will begin shooting her film Shabab Al Tattoo (Tattooed Guys) on the 20th of this month, after five years of absence following her marriage

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After tough negotiations, director Said Hamed has convinced “Kid” Fairouze, ex-child star famed for her film roles along with Anwar Wajdy, to return to the big screen.

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A recent survey revealed that 90 percent of Egyptians support strengthening inter-Arab economic ties. The government apparently agrees with public opinion, and has taken recent measures to further thi

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An Egyptian ministerial committee chaired recently decided to offer local and international tenders for the construction of 11 new highways.

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Compaq emerges a market force controlling 20 percent of the total computer sales in the region during the first quarter of 2001.