Egypt

April 17, 2001

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The President of Egypt, Husni Mubarak, has recently expressed his opposition to the carrying out of the second and third stages of the sales tax plan and has decided to discontinue these stages for th

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The World Bank has decided to grant a $200-million loan package to Egypt during the course of the year 2001, to fund various economic and social development projects.

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has given the green light to a 75 million euro soft loan to Egypt, to finance the establishment of a power station located north of Cairo.

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The Egyptian government has lifted restrictions on the exports of locally produced products to Iraq. Egyptian government has stressed, however, that it does not intend to violate UN sanctions against

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The Egyptian mobile sector is still in a growth phase, which is expected to continue for the coming five years. Penetration rates are expected to grow up to 14.3 percent in 2005 from 3.4 percent in 20

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has given the green light to a 75 million euro soft loan to Egypt, to finance the establishment of a power station located north of Cairo.

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Over the next 20 years, the government of Egypt intends to spend about LE 400 billion ($103 billion) on transport infrastructure projects, including electrifying the railway network, which currently o

April 16, 2001

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Despite an official statement by the Egyptian government condemning the Israeli attack Sunday on a Syrian radar post in Lebanon, and angry reactions f

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Head of the Israeli Shin Bet has accused Egypt of turning a blind eye to what he described as “the daily weapons smuggling activities from Egypt to th

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The Kuwaiti-Egyptian joint committee will hold its third meeting in Kuwait Monday.

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The renewal elections of the Egyptian Shura Council will be held May 16 in three phases to select 88 members in 69 electoral constituencies.

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With actor Ezzat Abou Ouf as the host, and a bevy of pretty girls dressed in Pharaonic garb as helpers, Egyptian TV is banking on the new game show "Pyramid of Dreams"

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The Israeli newspaper Yidiot Ahranot featured a full-page article on the Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdulrahim who released his hit song “I hate Israel and love Amr Mousa”

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has given Egypt 75 million euros ($70 million) for the construction of a 750,000 kilowatt power plant, Egyptian Electricity Minister Ali al-Saidi was quoted as sayin

April 15, 2001

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Egyptian prosecutors are interrogating three men suspected of using the Internet to procure sex with other men.