Egypt

May 29, 2001

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Obeid said on Monday, May 28, that his country would sign a trade liberalization pact with the European Union after the government starts implementing a plan to overhaul t

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is expected to approve the second and third phases of Egypt’s VAT law in the near future. The first phase of the the General Sales Tax Law went into force nearly a dec

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On Monday, May 28, the Egyptian Finance Ministry offered 91-day Treasury bills valued at LE 400 million for auction on May 30. The issue is to take place the following day.

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The Egyptian Industrial Parliamentary Committee has recently demanded a review of prices of gas purchased from foreign companies.

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Egyptian minister of agriculture and land reclamation estimated that the total arable land currently available in the Arab world to be 198 million hectares.

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A new joint Egyptian-American project aims to add Egypt to the list of countries permitted to export pharmaceutical products to the US and other industrialized nations.

May 28, 2001

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The Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development signed Sunday a loan agreement offering 27 million Kuwaiti dinars ($88 million) to Egypt in order to

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By Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com - Amman  Egypt's sentencing of a prominent human rights activist to a seven-year jail term has reaped

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, Pope Shenouda III, urged all Arab countries on Sunday to unite in order to combat Israel’s policy of aggressio

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The Egyptian celebrated actor Noor Al Sharif has shown great enthusiasm for the new series “Nuqtet Nizam” (Point of Order) by director Magdi Abu Amirah,

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The Egyptian actress Mervat Amin is currently reviewing the script of a TV series on the life of the Lebanese writer, May Zayadah, who was renowned for setting a literary salon

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Director Mohssen Himli has begun searching for an actress to costar with Ali Al Hajjar in the play Samak Aser Al Hadhem (Hard-to-Digest Fish),

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Renowned Egyptian actor Yahya Al Fakhrani has begun shooting a new series, Jaber Al Akram, which is directed by Mohammed Fadhel and written by Majdi Saber,

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The number of vessels passing through the Suez Canal this past March increased by nearly eleven percent compared with the traffic volume during March of last year.

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Several train stations are to be built in the city of Giza and the Sixth of October City, within the framework of a plan to connect the two cities by a train route.