Egypt

June 9, 2001

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CIA chief George Tenet, on a regional tour aimed at bolstering the Palestinian-Israeli ceasefire, met in Cairo Saturday with Egyptian President Hosni

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At a cost of EP10 million, an Olympic swimming pool was inaugurated in Luxor, Egypt, with the aim of promoting sports tourism in the fascinating old c

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Russia beat Egypt Friday in the Paris four-team basketball tournament, in which France and Slovenia are also taking part.

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Egypt’s national basketball team is due to meet their Jordanian and Qatari counterparts in two friendly matches in Cairo on June 22 and 27 respectivel

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Ahli and Ghazal Mahilla will meet for the Egypt Cup soccer final next Friday after they snatched wins Friday from Kanaa and Maaden respectively.

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The speaker of Egypt’s Parliament, Ahmed Srour, on Friday denied reports that he would hold talks with Israel’s representative to a meeting on interna

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The London-based human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, said Friday it was "gravely concerned about the ongoing detention" of 54 young Egyptian

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The Arab economic conference due in Cairo in November is set to discuss a proposal to establish an Arab bank to provide financing for joint Arab inves

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CIA chief George Tenet was to hold talks in Cairo with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday after meeting with Israeli and Palestinian securit

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Egyptian comedy actor Yunes Shalaby suffered a stroke in Al Medinah Al Munawarah yesterday after performing Umra rituals, according to Saudi press reports.

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Popular Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim has decided to skip the services of his songwriter, Islam Khalil, who penned his smash hit Ana Bakrah Israel

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Retired artist and current producer Huda Ramzi has convinced singers Kathem Al Saher and Nawal Al Zughbi to debut in the romantic film Zeedini Eshkan

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Ahmed Zaki may have a chance to play a Muslim cleric, if the late man’s family agrees to a proposed new series.

June 8, 2001

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher and his predecessor, Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa, will visit Libya Monday for talks with Libyan off

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Egyptian and US officials will hold talks this month over the establishment of a free trade zone.