Egypt

May 6, 2001

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The Ministry of Finance announced a 91-day T-bill auction with a total face value of LE500 million. The issue date was May 3 and the maturity date is August 2. The final date for bids was May 2.   The

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The CASE rose modestly this week as most shares traded sideways with no definite direction, partially because of the Labor Day holiday which paused trading in the middle of the week. The cement sector

May 5, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called for a “second Sharm summit” on ending the escalating situation in the Palestinian territories.

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Head of the Egyptian Press Association, Ibrahim Nafe’, and the secretary general of the syndicate, Yehya Qalash, have appealed to the Prosecutor Gener

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Egypt continues to receive US aid for a project to co-produce a military heavy-lift system, said Middle East Newsline on Saturday.

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Mad cow disease might have reached the Arab world, but there is no hard evidence of it yet, a senior official of the Food and Agriculture Organization

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Three Egyptians were killed Friday and 13 others were injured in Cairo when a bus collided with a taxi.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Jordan’s King Abdullah will hold a meeting Saturday in Sharm El Sheikh to di

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The famous Egyptian dancer Fifi Abdo has announced that she has quit dancing in nightclubs and public places but she will not object to dancing on stage in any of her plays

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Egyptian censors have recently approved the screening of the short narrative film “Lee…Lee,” which is based on a novel by prominent Egyptian writer Yousef Idris.

May 4, 2001

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Secretary-General of the Arab League Esmat Abdel Meguid is due in Kuwait on Friday in response to an invitation by the Kuwaiti emir, who will honor th

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The Egyptian-Libyan Joint Commission will hold its next session in Tripoli May 8-9 under the co-chairmanship of the premiers of the two countries.

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The Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) will sign a US$50 million loan with Egypt's Export Development Bank on May 14 in Berlin, according to reports.

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A local Egyptian paper has accused certain ads seen on Egypt's satellite channels of “corrupting children's minds."

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Egypt is said to have issued a pledge to help Syria in any war against Israel.