May 17, 2001
The first stage of the elections for the Egyptian Shura Council started on Wednesday in eight governorates with a “quiet atmosphere.”
The US administration on Wednesday began an internal review of the Mitchell Commission's investigation into the escalation of violence in the Palestin
An Abu Dhabi satellite channel reported Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad had cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after
Renowned Egyptian actress Faten Hamama has a generous heart, and she’s appearing in a televised charity fundraiser for children with heart problems to prove it.
Director Khaled Yosef told Agence France Presse on Wednesday that he was refusing to go along with changes to “Zawaj Bikarar Jumhuri” demanded by Egyptian censors.
An Egyptian Islamist lawyer has filed suit against film director and producer Raafat Fahmi for including the name of God in the title of a satiric comedy.
Egypt's Amriyah Cement has awarded Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) and its partner a $112-million contract to build a new production line, OCI said in a statement on Wednesday, May 16. It said
On Tuesday, May 15, the new EFA trading system experienced disruptions during its second session, triggering frustration among investors. Volume was very light, only over 2 million shares changed hand
The Egyptian Petroleum Public Authority has recently proposed using 32 offshore and onshore zones for oil excavation.
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.
The American Merrill Lynch Investment Bank will soon file a lawsuit against one of its former Egyptian employees, according to <I>Al-Quds Al-Arabi</I> daily.
National economic indicators recently publicized by Egyptian central bank, show that the country’s trade deficit dropped to $11,474 million during the 1999/2000 fiscal year.
An economic cooperation summit of the Common Market For Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will open in Egypt at the end of May.
May 16, 2001
Egyptian judicial sources have revealed that 36 alleged members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood were arrested before Shura Council elections on Wedn
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on efforts to end Israeli attacks on Palestinians and left earl