Egypt

January 3, 2001

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Port authorities in Bangladesh have detained an Egyptian cargo vessel and arrested 20 people on board for suspected human trafficking.

January 2, 2001

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A landfall in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos has unearthed a cemetery of animal mummies that archaeologists hope could give clues to new religiou

January 1, 2001

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Four members of the same family were killed and two others severely burned in a fire in a Cairo apartment block early Monday.

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<I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper recently reported that several members of the Egyptian Industry and Energy Parliamentary Committee have demanded that the Egyptian Petroleum Minister, Sameh Fahmi, i

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In the last week of the year Egyptian mutual funds outperformed the PAMI, dipping 0.4 percent, whereas the PAMI fell 1.03 percent. Sixteen funds were able to end the week on a positive note.   Misr In

December 31, 2000

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An Egyptian man beat his magician uncle to death with a stick after his mother filed for divorce, claiming the man\'s sorcery was behind his parents\'

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An undercover policeman and a guard were shot dead in a southern Egyptian village by two men they were trying to apprehend.

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Apache Corp. announced today that the Neith S. 3X appraisal of its 2,634 barrel-per-day 1X discovery from earlier this year has confirmed the presence of commercial hydrocarbons on the Khalda Offset C

December 30, 2000

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Seven people died and 14 were seriously injured Saturday when a lorry smashed into a minibus on a road south of Cairo before fleeing the scene.

December 29, 2000

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A French magistrate has ordered three Islamic militants suspected of the 1995 Paris Orsay railway station bombing in which 30 people were wounded to s

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Two jailed Egyptian Islamist journalists walked free from prison after a presidential amnesty pardoned offenders who had served at least half their se

December 28, 2000

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Seven people died Thursday when a shared taxi and a truck collided on an Upper Egypt highway.

December 27, 2000

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Dublin International Petroleum (Egypt) Ltd. discovered oil in the Hana-8 well onshore Egypt. The well penetrated 40 feet of net pay in the Kareemoil reservoir.

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Three Arab companies are to buy Sainsbury\'s shares in the supermarket chain launched by the British retailer in Egypt last January.

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The Egyptian Tourism Ministry hopes that the coming New Year celebrations will bring up the number of nights spent by tourists in Egypt to as high as 35 million.