Egypt

May 14, 2001

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Market sentiment in the week ending May 11 was high as investors started to concentrate their trading on blue chips ahead of their inclusion in the MSCI indices at the end of May. The telecom sector f

May 13, 2001

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Although it has not hit the record of 1988, drug use is still a burden on Egypt.

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Political parties and civil society institutions in Egypt will jointly hold a 'Palestinian Week' in Cairo to mark the Nakba, the anniversary of the cr

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By Mohammad Baali Albawaba.com – Cairo  The editor-in-chief of an Egyptian opposition paper, which has described Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres

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Foreign ministers and heads of delegations of the countries participating in the 3rd Conference on Human Security Network (HSN) in Jordan considered t

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Sudan’s President Omar Bashir arrives Sunday in Cairo for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egypt’s First Lady Suzanne Mubarak has praised the female candidates in next week's Shura Council mid-term elections, and lauded their role in support

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A Tunisan paper's poll to decide on the best Arab singer has sparked a spat between singers Hani Shaker and Ehab Tawfiq.

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The renowned Egyptian actress Nabila Ebeid has wrapped up her role in the new film “Kasakis Alushak” (Clippings from Lovers), in which she performs the role of a dancer.

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Pakistan's privatization body said on Saturday, May 12, it had received an Expression of Interest (EoI) from Egypt's Orascom Telecom for the sale of 26 percent stake in Pakistan Telecommunication Comp

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Bilateral economic cooperation was a focal point of a meeting of the joint Egyptian -Libyan higher committee, which began in Cairo on Tuesday, May 10.

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A plan to establish a French university in Egypt, which will focus on the studies of engineering, technology, computers, information systems and hotel management, has drawn the support of the country’

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Egypt’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to increase 5.6 percent during the year 2002, after rising a forecasted 4.8 percent in 2001, predicted The Economist weekly.

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The Egyptian cabinet has endorsed a multi-faceted plan for the oil sector, the goal of which is increasing Egypt's resources of foreign exchange.

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The Egyptian Public Business Sector minister, Mukhtar Khattab, has recently stated that, to date, half of Egypt’s 314 public companies have been privatized.