Egypt

June 13, 2001

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Thousands of Egyptians call on a daily basis prominent clerics from Al Azhar, the top Sunni authority in the Islamic World, to ask them for fatwas, ad

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received a verbal message Wednesday from his Sudanese counterpart, Omar Al Bashir that dealt with the latest situatio

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In moves more akin to pre-game crowd-rousing at football matches than electoral politics, candidates for the Egyptian Press Association’s top post hav

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Egypt’s volleyball team will meet France in a friendly match in Port Said Thursday. Egypt is gearing up for World Cup finals to be held in Cairo in Au

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Egypt’s Zamalek is eyeing a deal to add Zambian striker Fareed Muali to its soccer team.

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FIFA has appointed Egypt’s Mahmoud Kamel to head the refereeing panel overseeing the int’l military soccer tournament to be hosted by Egypt next week.

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Israeli and Palestinian officials wrapped up a meeting Wednesday with CIA director George Tenet to discuss implementation of his ceasefire plan.

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Egyptian lawyers have followed in the footsteps of a Lebanese colleague and Arab activists in Belgium, announcing that they will file suit against Pri

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An accused Israeli spy, Egyptian engineer Sherif Al Filali, was acquitted in Cairo on Wednesday, but a Russian who was tried in absentia, Gregory Jife

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Egyptian Prosecutor General Maher Abdel Wahed has ordered the former governor of Giza, Maher Al Jundi, to appear along with seven others before the st

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An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale shook Egyptian areas on Tuesday, causing panic among some residents, but there were no reports of cas

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and CIA chief George Tenet struck a deal early Wednesday on Tenet's plan for putting in place a lasting ceasefire

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Rumor has it that controversial singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim visited Kuwait a few days ago to sing at the wedding party of one of the local upper crust.

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He may be 75 years old and seriously ill, but Youssef Shahin is forging ahead with a new film while also wielding his camera to fight a battle on behalf of peasants in Cairo.

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An unprecedented animated film about the life of the Prophet Mohammed must pass muster at Al Azhar, the millenium-old "fortress" of Sunni Islam, clerics said.