Egypt

June 17, 2001

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Scenarist Bashir Al Deek and director Omar Bayyoumi are holding meetings before shooting the film Sharagheesh, which will star Muna Zaki, Mohammed Saad and Wahid Seif

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The Egyptian actress Shireen is currently shooting the comedy series Yawm bi Yawm (Day by Day) along with Wael Noor, Mamdouh Abdel Aleem, Hassan Hossni

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Egyptian censors have refused to give the green light for shooting the film Estanjalina, which is scripted by Walid Yousef and directed by Sayyed Seif.

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Egypt and Iran vowed on Friday, June 15, to further strengthen their cooperation in the field of labor, during a meeting of the two countries’ labor ministers in Geneva.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will hold a ministerial meeting soon to review the nation's modernization plans as part of an association agreement with the European Union.

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The Egyptian Public Business Ministry recently stated that cement prices are currently stable. The price of one ton of cement stands at 192 Egyptian pounds ($49), considered quite fair for local consu

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The Kuwaiti Khorafi Group recently announced plans to increase its investments in the Egyptian market to $1.3 billion, over the next five to eight years.

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Heated competition between local and foreign pharmaceutical companies on the Egyptian drug market recently resulted in several lawsuits being filed.

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The volume of trade between Egypt and Iraq is set to surpass $2.5 billion before year-end, Egypt's charge d'affaires in Baghdad said Friday, June 15.  "Egyptian-Iraqi relations are constantly improvin

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Iraq's Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh charged Saturday, June 16, that the "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and the United States aim to hamper commerce between Baghdad and other Arab capital

June 16, 2001

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell will meet his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Maher next week during the latter’s first official visit to Washington sin

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The judicial panel supervising the elections of the Egyptian Press Association has set July 3 as the date for members to choose their new chief.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will hold an expanded cabinet meeting on Saturday to review the final Egyptian-European partnership agreement and the

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Preparations are underway in Japan for about 1,000 Japanese, including MPs and officials, to take part in a race along the Suez Canal Bridge next Octo

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The council of governors at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved a decision to keep the agency’s director general, the Egyptian