Egypt

April 25, 2001

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Cairo Opera House has anounced that it will honor diva singer Warda, as part of a regular program to pay tribute to leading Arab and Egyptian stars

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The Syrian-Egyptian actress, Raghda, has said that while the sophisticated life in the US and the west have led to a cinema industry that tackles thousands of issues

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According to preliminary figures recently published in the <I>Egyptian Monthly Bulletin</I>, during the months of January and February this year, 437 capital companies were established in Egypt.

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A proposal has been recently raised by the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Commerce (EFCC), regarding the establishment of a joint Arab bank.

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Stung by the decision of the British supermarket chain to sell off its Egyptian holdings, Britain’s ambassador to Cairo continues to press home the point that Britain intends remaining firmly ensconce

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The Central Bank of Egypt's board of directors said Tuesday, April 24, it had decided to further reduce the lending and discount rate by half a point to 11 percent amid moves to end an economic slump.

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The Holding Company for Metallurgical Industries announced that it will begin to review bids to acquire the HC’s 47.9 percent stake in Helwan Cement (HELW.CA) starting May 1. However, the HC has not s

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On Monday, April 23, the market gained more ground as bulls emerged moving stocks upwards. Talk of the Egyptian Cement Company (ECC) and Cemex’s interest in Helwan Cement (HELW.CA) abounded, which pus

April 24, 2001

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Two men, who had just been sentenced to death for murder, took out razor blades and threatened to slash eight defendants sharing the same courtroom ca

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More than 270 high school students from Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon in addition to the hosting country, Bahrain, will take part in the three-day Seventh An

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It was reported that 26 countries are participating in this year's edition of the Tunis International Book Fair, displaying 97 000 books, which has go

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Egyptologists have downplayed claims by two French archaeologists who have announced that they had found evidence of the precise location of the entra

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592 Egyptians from different political parties have registered to run for the country’s Shura Council membership, to be held over three stages startin

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A number of Egyptian scholars and press editors have expressed their astonishment and resentment at an invitation by Israel's embassy’s reception on t

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The Egyptian artist Najwa Fuad will leave for the US on 18 May 2001 on a visit to the University of Los Angeles. The renowned dancer will deliver many lectures