Egypt

May 15, 2001

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The US has suggested changes to the Egyptian-Jordanian peace initiative, but Jordan thinks the changes are unnecessary, Jordanian Prime Minister Ali A

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Israeli army and security forces are on high alert Tuesday following Israeli warnings of “Palestinian intentions to carry out terror attacks” to mark

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A row has erupted between Mohammed Munir and the Nobi singer Ahmed Salam over the 28-year-old song “Kol Ein Teashaq Hilaiwah” composed by poet Ahmed Fuad Najm in 1973

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Egyptian director Mohammed Abdel Aziz will start shooting the TV series “Wa Tahat Baad Al Omr Attawil” (And She Was Lost in Old Age) in the next few days in Alexandria

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Superstar Sarihan is poised to try on the role of Evita Peron, the Argentinean legend most famously played by Madonna.

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A spirit of détente appears to be permeating the long desert border that separates Egypt and Libya. To no small degree, it is related to Libya’s slow but significant rehabilitation in the eyes of the

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On Sunday, May 13, the median overnight interbank rate on the Egyptian pound rose to 11-1/4 percent from 3-1/2 percent on the previous Thursday.

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On Sunday, May 13, the market moved upwards at the beginning of the session, indicating a strong rally. Most blue chips closed the day in positive territory.   Surprisingly Helwan Cement (HELW.CA) sur

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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 Egyptian government has recently decided to consider offering new incentives to investors willing to purchase failing public sector companies.

May 14, 2001

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The Egyptian Press Association is organizing a writers’ strike on May 15 to support the Palestinians on the 53rd anniversary of the loss of their home

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The leader of the opposition Sudanese Umma Party, Al Sadeq Al Mahdi, asserted on Sunday that the Egyptian-Libyan initiative was the best option for re

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Egypt has fallen under media scrutiny for the practice of denying citizenship to the children of foreign fathers, an especially harsh measure given wi

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Egyptian press reports indicate that a new foreign minister, whose identity is still unknown, will be sworn in two days after incumbent Amr Moussa bec

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Egypt and Sudan have agreed to put their bilateral relations back on track.