Egypt

March 29, 2001

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Fourteen Egyptian activists went into a hunger strike on Thursday to protest a decision by the authorities to bar them from delivering donations to th

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Hundreds of Egyptians will visit Israel this year to learn farming techniques, despite a cooling of political ties between the two countries, Israel's ambassador Zvi Mazel said here Wednesday, march 2

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A senior member of parliament in Canada's governing Liberal Party called Wednesday for one of his colleagues to resign from the cabinet after he was quoted as criticizing a Canadian company doing busi

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Orascom Construction Industries (OCIC.CA) announced that it will hold its FY2000 general assembly on April 10,2001. The GA will cover the year’s performance and amend financial results. Sinai Cement (

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On Tuesday, March 27, investor sentiment remained unchanged pressuring the PAMI downwards once again. The telecom sector was badly hit yesterday as MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) broke its major support level of L

March 28, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will hold discussions with the President of the World Bank, James Wolfenson, regarding the bank’s plan to finance pro

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Lebanese artist Diana Haddad was selected by the Egyptian Organization for Cinema Critics and Writers as the best female singer of the year 2000

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Housing & Development Bank (HDBK.CA) held its ordinary general assembly on March 25, which approved FY2000 financial statements and the distribution of coupon #21 of LE4.00/share starting April 1

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On Sunday, March 25, the market recovered slightly in relatively quiet trading. Investors focused on blue-chip shares, which generally moved higher across the board. Telecoms contributed to the market

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Egypt's trade deficit last year decreased by nearly 10 billion pounds (around $2.6 billion), the state-run news agency MENA reported on Tuesday, March 27.  The trade deficit stood at 32.42 billion pou

March 27, 2001

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BP signed an agreement with Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. and ENI that provides for a LNG facility to be built at the port of Damietta by BP and ENI.

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The signs are good that Egypt and Germany have formulated a means by which Germany can provide Egypt with both tax relief and financial assistance.

March 26, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has voiced confidence that media accounts were mistaken in reporting that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon sought

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What are the reasons behind the Egyptian super star Amr Diab's plan to leave Cairo and move to Beirut?

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A new Egyptian film, called "Girls' Secrets" is breaking taboos with the story of a teenage girl who becomes pregnant and confronts an unforgiving, conservative society.