Egypt

May 24, 2001

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound fell to 9-1/4 percent on Wednesday, May 23, from 10 percent on Tuesday in a liquid market, fuelled by a Central Bank repo this w

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Egypt's allocated budget for scientific research reached $153.8 million for the fiscal year 2000/2001, reflecting a 60 percent increase compared with the previous year.

May 23, 2001

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A top official of Egyptinfo.Inc, a IT company which wholly owns Omeldonia.com, is in the US for talks with several US companies, a Canadian bank and a

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In an editorial on Wednesday, the Washington Post assailed Egyptian authorities for the trial of human rights activist Saad Eddine Ibrahim, describing

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The Egyptian ministries of Communication and Culture, together with multinational IT titan IBM, have agreed to jointly develop a comprehensive website

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Somali President Abdul Qasem Salaad Hassan has cancelled a scheduled tour to several Arab countries this week due to “technical reasons.”

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received Tuesday a message from Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa on bilateral ties.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Tuesday that Egypt hopes COMESA members reach economic integration and realize "the aspirations of their peoples

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US President George W. Bush on Tuesday discussed the Middle East conflict with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah.

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For years, Shaaban Abdel Rehim was underground. Then in 1994, he made a cameo appearance with star Mahmoud Hemeida in Osama Fawzi's Afarit Al-Asphalt (Asphalt Devils),

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Actor Hisham Abdel Hamid is preparing for his role in the new film Almalek Sadiqi (The King is My Friend), written by Farouq Sabri, directed by Nader Jalal and costarring Hasan Hosni,

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Artist Khaled Al Nabawi is currently shooting his new movie Taeh Fi America (Astray in America), written by Taimour Sirri and costarring Hala Shiha and Mohammed Lutfi.

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Samir Ghanem, famous for his sidesplitting roles in comedies, is preparing a new play, Lusus Walaken Ulama (Thieves, But Also Scientists),

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egyptian stocks ended firmer in slow trade on Tuesday, May 22, driven mainly by technical factors, traders said. "Helwan Cement had a technical bounce. It had fallen 20 percent so h

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound dipped to 11 percent on Monday, May 21, from 11-3/8 percent on Sunday in a liquid to moderate market, bankers said.  They said t