Egypt

June 25, 2001

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Egypt's long-serving ambassador to Israel, Mohammed Bassiouni, who was recalled last year, has been appointed to the country's consultative council.

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Despite the approval of the Jordanian authorities on screening the film Ayyam Assadat (Sadat Days), the Jordanian distributors decided not to buy it

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The 37th Carthage Festival will host concerts by Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias, Najat Al Saghirah from Egypt and Helen Cigara from France

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Poet Jamal Bakhit’s complaint against renowned actor Mohammed Heneidi could cost the latter 40,000 pounds,

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A new film called The Days of Sadat, which follows the Egyptian leader’s evolution from revolutionary to president, opens this week in Cairo amid quite a buzz in political and artistic circles.

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Egypt and the European Union will sign their association agreement on Monday, June 25, in Luxembourg, paving the way for an opening of their markets, an Egyptian presidential source said Thursday.  Th

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Cairo Monday, June 25, for talks with Egyptian leaders about bilateral economic cooperation and the Arab-Israeli crisis, Egyptian officials said.  Harir

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Egypt was among the six countries added on Friday, June 22, to the blacklist of money-laundering nations.

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During the first half of 2001, the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (Gasco) signed contracts to export 200,000 tons of propane to various European petrochemicals manufacturing companies.

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A 200-million Egyptian pound ($51.5 million) aluminum sheet plant is currently under construction in the October 6th City.

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A new tax amendment proposal has been brought before the Egyptian cabinet, which would decrease tax rates in certain sectors from 40 to 25 percent, and lower the cut-off point for tax exemption from 2

June 24, 2001

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Middle East issues and economic cooperation will be discussed at the fifth round of meetings by the Higher Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Committee on Sunday

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Two new cases of E.coli have been confirmed by health officials in Suffolk, England, taking the total number of cases to 16. Three of the victims cont

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Egypt’s handball team has received separate invitations from seven European countries to play against them in preparation for the World Cup in Morocco

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Egypt’s youth soccer team has qualified for the second round of the World Cup after beating Finland 2-1. They will face the US on Wednesday.