Egypt

May 16, 2001

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Gulf Air said on Tuesday, May 15, it had agreed with its insurers to pay $125,000 in compensation for each adult and $75,000 for each child killed in last year's Gulf Air crash in which all 143 people

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With its rapidly growing and largely impoverished population, Egypt’s government faces a massive obstacles when it comes to housing.

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On Monday, May 14, market activity declined as investors cautiously observed the new EFA trading system become operational. Overall, the market was slightly over-bought, directing the CASE into negati

May 15, 2001

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Egypt has obtained components for guidance systems from German companies in a renewed effort to complete a medium-range ballistic missile, reported th

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Morocco will offer to host the 2010 World Cup soccer finals, marking the North African country’s fourth such bid.

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Egypt’s former ambassador to Washington, Ahmad Maher, has been appointed as the new foreign minister in Egypt to succeed Amr Moussa.

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Israel has formally endorsed Washington's selection of career diplomat Daniel Kurtzer as the next ambassador to Israel, clearing the way for a formal

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s visit to Egypt on Tuesday is aimed at “avoiding being in the Palestinian territories when the violence escalates

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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.