Egypt

April 2, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the first Arab leader to meet President George W. Bush, is expected on MOnday to try and persuade the new US preside

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The renowned Egyptian actress, Faten Hamamah, has finally decided to quit her cinema career. She sees her film “Land of Dreams” as her last film.

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New barcode technology to be featured at GITEX Cairo will provide solutions to help improve the handling, transport and distribution of IT component imports. It is particularly relevant to Egypt becau

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Visitors to GITEX Cairo will have a chance to see Intel’s newest wireless Internet technology in action.

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An Egyptian trade delegation led by Public Enterprise Minister Mukhtar Khattab arrived in Baghdad Sunday, April 1, for a visit of several days to discuss bilateral cooperation, the official INA agency

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The board of directors of the Pharmaceuticals conglomerate, Glaxo-SmithKline, has approved the establishment of an antibiotics plant in Algeria.

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Questions are being raised about Egypt’s designs on the Nile River water flowing northward, with certain of the country’s southern neighbors suspicious that Cairo is siphoning more water than it deser

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Egyptian Company for Mobile Services –ECMS (EMOB.CA) held its ordinary general assembly on March 31, which approved retention of FY2000 profits to satisfy operational requirements. The board of direct

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On Thursday, March 29, investor sentiment remained bearish, as stocks moved lower in weak trading. Lakah Group (HCFI.CA) saw the highest volumes during the session, but plunged 4.96 percent to LE1.34.

April 1, 2001

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Egypt’s economy ministry has adopted a new strategy for increasing Egyptian exports.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gave the new US administration an earful on the Middle East conflict and other issues as he arrived in Washington Sat

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The Film Association Festival jury has awarded Ahmad Zaki the best actor prize for his role in the film “Land of Fear” while Liblibah was awarded the best actress prize

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The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan are leading the way in building an Arab Internet economy by laying its legal, banking and communications foundations, a US consulting firm said Thur

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On Wednesday, March 28, investor sentiment remained decidedly bearish. The telecom sector was slammed, as MobiNiL (EMOB. CA) declined 4.02 percent to LE56.78 while Orascom Telecom –OT (ORTE.CA) fell 4

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NIRAB (UNAR.CA) announced FY2000 results ending December, in which NAI plunged 64 percent to LE8.8 million compared to LE24.4 million in FY99.The NAI drop came on the back of a 66.6 percent increase i