Egypt

April 29, 2001

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Egyptian workforce currently stands at 18.02 million people, of those, five million are employeed in the state sector.

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Exports from Israel to Egypt fell 45 percent during the first quarter of 2001, compared to the same period in 2000, to stand at $9.6 million. In contrast, Israeli exports to Jordan rose 240 percent du

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Ahmad Nazif, Egypt’s minister of state for communication and information, is traveling to France and Ireland with the express purpose of looking for foreign investments for Egypt’s communications and

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Canadian-based Centurion Energy International Inc. has announced that it will began drilling its El Wastani East -1 exploration well began on April 20, at the El Manzala Concession in Egypt.

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The Head of the Egyptian Statistics Bureau, Ehab Alawi, has revealed that the Egyptian trade deficit was reduced by 10 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.6 billion) last year.

April 28, 2001

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A third mobile service provider in Egypt will be initiated in six months.

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Poor quality public education and high-priced private lessons are the main reasons for the increasing child labor phenomenon in Egypt.

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US President George W. Bush on Friday named C. David Welch ambassador to Egypt.

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Egypt and Tunisia called Friday for ending the deteriorating situation in the Palestinian territories and ending “provocation” that have led to destro

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Russian President Vladimir Putin told visiting Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on Friday that Moscow backed a peace proposal put forward by Egypt a

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Youssra is very proud of herself in the Egyptian series "Awan El Ward" (Flowers Bloom) which garnered such national and Arab wide attention for breaking taboos.

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The Tunisian singer Sundos accused celebrated Egyptian singer Hani Shaker of “stealing” the song “Lao Bithib Haqiqi Sahih” (If you are Truly in Love)

April 27, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin Friday to discuss the deteriorating situation in the Middle

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Egypt’s Prime Minister Atef Ebeid left is due in Tunis Friday to convey an Egyptian message for Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali concerning

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A Palestinian civilian was killed Friday by Israeli fire as he was walking near an Israeli military position at Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip as diplom