Egypt

May 18, 2001

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The Egyptian minister of petroleum, Sameh Fahmi, recently disclosed a newly adopted government strategy consisting of building 14 petrochemicals production complexes along with 50 petrochemicals manuf

May 17, 2001

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By Mahmoud Al Abed Albawaba.com – Amman  The essence of Greek tragedy, we are told, is a horrific fate lived out in the very act of trying to escape i

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On his first day as the new secretary general of the Arab League, former Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa held a meeting with assistants who later

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The first stage of the elections for the Egyptian Shura Council started on Wednesday in eight governorates with a “quiet atmosphere.”

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The US administration on Wednesday began an internal review of the Mitchell Commission's investigation into the escalation of violence in the Palestin

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An Abu Dhabi satellite channel reported Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad had cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after

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Renowned Egyptian actress Faten Hamama has a generous heart, and she’s appearing in a televised charity fundraiser for children with heart problems to prove it.

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Director Khaled Yosef told Agence France Presse on Wednesday that he was refusing to go along with changes to “Zawaj Bikarar Jumhuri” demanded by Egyptian censors.

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An Egyptian Islamist lawyer has filed suit against film director and producer Raafat Fahmi for including the name of God in the title of a satiric comedy.

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Egypt's Amriyah Cement has awarded Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) and its partner a $112-million contract to build a new production line, OCI said in a statement on Wednesday, May 16.  It said

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On Tuesday, May 15, the new EFA trading system experienced disruptions during its second session, triggering frustration among investors. Volume was very light, only over 2 million shares changed hand

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The Egyptian Petroleum Public Authority has recently proposed using 32 offshore and onshore zones for oil excavation.

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Egypt is currently conducting negotiations with the African Development Bank in an effort to acquire a $400 million loan package on favorable terms, reports <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

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The American Merrill Lynch Investment Bank will soon file a lawsuit against one of its former Egyptian employees, according to <I>Al-Quds Al-Arabi</I> daily.

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National economic indicators recently publicized by Egyptian central bank, show that the country’s trade deficit dropped to $11,474 million during the 1999/2000 fiscal year.