Egypt

May 15, 2001

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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.

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Egyptian cinema’s answer to Don Juan, Kamal Al Shinnawi, will soon be back on the big screen after a long absence. He will be shooting his new film “Al Futuwwat”

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On the 50th anniversary of the release of its first issue in 1951, a French cinema magazine organized a ceremony that included the screening of 50 films

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Egyptian actress Mervat Amin is preparing to costar in the new comedy “Nisaa Taht Attamrin” (Ladies In Training), along with Mahmoud Abel Aziz

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President Husni Mubarak held talks on Sunday, May 13, with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Horst Koehler, Egypt's official Middle East News Agency said.  Prime Minister Atif Ubaid and th

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Egypt’s minister of water resources & irrigation has recently stated that his country’s water policy aims at keeping the Nile River out the current water crisis in the Middle East.

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Egypt plans to launch its third mobile telephone network in December 2002, once the five-year exclusivity period for the currently operating companies ends.

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Egyptian President Mubarak and Sudanese President Bashir ended a one-day summit in Sharm Al-Shaikh on Sunday, having discussed political initiatives as well as economic bilateral cooperation.

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HSBC Bank, previously known as the Egyptian British Bank, has recently begun taking measures to merge with Misr International Credit Bank.