Egypt

April 11, 2001

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A Bahraini company plans to launch four industrial projects in Syria at a cost of $1.6 billion, the Baath economic weekly reported Tuesday, April 10.  Among the projects, which will be launched by t

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During a recent visit to Cairo, a Turkish delegation representing the state-owned Pipelines Company (Botas), succeeded in significantly pushing forward bilateral negotiations on the planned Egypt-Turk

April 10, 2001

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A delegation from the European Investment Bank arrived in Cairo on Tuesday for talks on setting up joint investment projects.

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The Egyptian Government has announced that in cooperation with Microsoft Corporation it is launching an e-government initiative designed to deliver th

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The Egyptian parliament on Monday voted to extend Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's authority to conclude deals for arms purchases and military produ

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يستعد الفنان وائل نور لتصوير فيلمه السينمائي الجديد "الطفل العملاق" ليعود به إلى السينما بعد توقف عدة سنوات‏، الفيلم فكرة وائل نور وسيناريو وحوار يوسف معاطي وإخراج وائل إحسان‏.

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British supermarket group J. Sainsbury said on Monday, April 9, that it had agreed to sell its Egyptian supermarket chain to a minority partner.  The group said it had reached a preliminary agreement

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Trade ministers from 29 developing countries have postponed a meeting planned for Thursday, April 12, to pave the way the WTO conference in Qatar in November, sources at Egypt's economy ministry said.

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Egypt's draft budget for fiscal year 2001-2002 calls for creating 700,000 public-sector jobs for young people, Information Minister Safwat Sherif said in remarks published on Monday, April 9.  "The bu

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The African Development Bank (ADB) Group has confirmed that it will be opening a country office in Cairo. The decision is in line with the bank's stated policy of bringing the institution closer to re

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Trade between Egypt and Kenya has grown considerably over the past three years. From $109-million worth of business in 1998, the trade volume increased to $215 million in 1999 and to $229 million in 2

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Despite announcing the development of an independent Nile water policy last year, Egypt has carefully avoided being drawn into controversy with other countries of the Nile basin.

April 9, 2001

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One of Britain's largest food retailers, Sainsburys, has announced it is pulling out of Egypt with expected losses of more than a hundred-and-fifty mi

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Oman and Egypt will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation the agriculture field.

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Syrian director Mohammad Malas is currently producing a film about the late Egyptian composer Sayed Darwish.