Egypt

March 25, 2001

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On Wednesday, March 21, the market gave up its gains from the past two days. Investors continued to focus on blue-chip shares. Telecoms were hammered, as MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) fell 2.66 percent to LE61.52

March 24, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will visit Paris next Friday en route to Washington for talks with US President George W. Bush.

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Five people charged over the illegal dumping of a radioactive cylinder last June were sentenced on March 17 to different jail terms.

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Human Rights Watch, an international organization based in New York, has criticized child labor practices in Egypt's agricultural cooperatives for vio

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Egyptian Economic Minister Boutros Ghali on Thursday announced that the long-awaited multi-million-dollar gas pipeline will pass through Jordan to nei

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A few weeks ago the Arab world remembered the 28th anniversary of one of its most famous comedian actors, Ismael Yaseen.

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After an absence of two years, the great Egyptian singer Ali al-Hajjar returns to his audience in a new album featuring his own music and lyrics

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Inspite of winning international awards for his movie Jannat al-Shayateen, the famous Egyptian star Mahmoud Hemeida is suffering both physical and mental pain

March 23, 2001

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Friday that he did not ask US President George W. Bush's administration to stop Washington's aid to Egypt, af

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Egypt will adopt a new stance toward Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon if there is any substance to reports he

March 22, 2001

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Six Egyptian newspapers have decided to halt printing as of March 31 if the authorities remain intransigent regarding lifting a ban imposed on Asha’b

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Britain's BP Amoco PLC said it has agreed with Italy's ENI SpA and Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. to build a gas-liquefaction plant in Egypt.

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Arab health ministers will hold their regular 25th session on March 28 in Cairo.

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Six journalists working for Egypt’s Al Aalam Al Yawm started Wednesday an open sit-in at the Press Association offices in Cairo in protest against wha

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Ehab Tawfic has released his latest album entitled “Habib Alkalb”.