Egypt

May 30, 2001

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Cairo shares slipped on Tuesday, May 29, on profit-taking and rumors about a delay in Egypt's entry into the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Free index, scheduled to take effect as of the close of May

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egypt on Monday, May 28, changed the central rate of its "managed peg" exchange rate system to 3.86 pounds to the dollar from 3.85.  The announcement was made by the Central Bank, b

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound rose to 11-1/4 percent on Sunday, May 27, from seven percent on Thursday in a short to moderate market typical for the start of

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak recently received a message from Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifa relating to the strengthening of bilateral ties.

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EgyptAir has recently added new service flights from India, targeting tourists visiting popular archeological sites in Upper Egypt during the summer season.

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Many shops in Cairo have closed their doors over the past few days to protest the scheduled implementation of the second and third stages of a new sales tax.

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A recently published report by the International Computer Programs Producers Association showed that computer software piracy rates in Egypt have dropped dramatically in recent years.

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The Egyptian Minister of Agriculture has stated that the ministry will reclaim and farm 226,000 new fadans of land.

May 29, 2001

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Many shops here have closed their doors over the past few days to protest the scheduled implementation of the second and third stages of a new sales t

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Jordan and Egypt have agreed to start the implementation of a joint gas project, said Jordanian deputy prime minister for economic affairs, Muhammad H

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UAE’s Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al Maktoum held talks Monday with Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid, who arrived in Abu Dhabi en ro

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Egypt will host next Monday an international nuclear energy conference amid plans by the country to build at least one new reactor.

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Palestinian and Israeli security officers are due to hold a security meeting Tuesday amid seemingly unstoppable tit-for-tat attacks. Two Palestinians

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Composer Issam Karika has wrapped up the music for the play Raqasni Ya Sahbi (Get Me to Dance, Buddy) written by Ahmed Afifi and directed by Samir Al Asfouri.

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Director Mustafa Al Shal last Saturday began shooting the first scenes of the new historical and religious series Al Imam Iben Majah, written by Ayed Al Ribat