Egypt

May 20, 2001

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The CASE rose again this week, ahead of the inclusion of Egypt in the MSCI EMF Index at the end of May. The market managed to squeeze out gains despite disruptions in the new EFA trading system, which

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A new pipeline will soon be constructed to export Egyptian natural gas to Jordan and Syria through the Gulf of Aqaba, a recent report in Cairo’s <I>Al-Ahram</I> stated.

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Officials from Egypt and Sudan have agreed to implement measures aimed further promoting trade cooperation between the two countries.

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Thye Egyptian PM has recently reviewed a comprehensive plan to modernize and develop the local textile, thread spinning and clothing industries.

May 19, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers recommended on Saturday that political contacts with the Israeli government should be suspended until Israel stopped its milita

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat said on Saturday that the Palestinian people would not kneel down to Israel.

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Newly appointed Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher told his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres Friday that the Jewish state must stop its aggression

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European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will embark on a four-day Middle Eastern tour on Sunday in yet another bid to ease tension in the re

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Arab foreign ministers will meet Saturday in Cairo to discuss Israel’s attacks on the Palestinians.

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Accused Israeli spy Sharif Al Filali will be sentenced on June 13 by Egypt's state security court.

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Bahrain’s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa will visit Egypt on Monday for bilateral talks with Egyptian officials.

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Egyptian TV announcer Ayman Abdulla, a resident of Germany, has snared the Bavarian film award for best German TV program announcer in the field of culture and education

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In her first TV drama work, the director Wafaa Baghdadi has started filming “Jalisat Baba” (My Father’s Companion), a series written by Ahmed Abdel Rahman,

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Singers Medhat Saleh and Anoshka have inked an agreement with director Musa’d Foudah to costar in the new comedy series “Mawe’d Ma’a Al Shuhrah,”(Appointment With Fame)

May 18, 2001

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Egyptian tourism minister on Wednesday announced that the country's tourism sector had been negatively affected by the Palestinian Intifada, particula