Egypt

December 5, 2000

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First it was Jamal Abdul Naser’s wife, then it was Um Kulthum. Now, actress Firdos Abdul Hameed will become Safia Zaghloul.

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Inas El Dagheedi has gotten approval to bring ‘Mischief’ to the Vatican.

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After two years of shooting and a near fatal bout with illness, director Atef Salem has finally finished his latest project.

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Egyptian actress Lucy and singer Mohammad Fouad will be teaming up for a new film.

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Amr Diab will play a poor man in love in his next film.

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Sana Younes retires from a broken heart.

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As Cairo reaches its saturation point for jobs and opportunity, other cities in Egypt are becoming centers for rapid development.

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Egypt’s Banque Misr stands behind a venture, joining the International Visa Organization and MobiNil, to the first Egyptian credit card using banking facilities supplied via the cell phone.

December 4, 2000

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The police said Monday they arrested a gang of pickpockets who distracted their victims by pretending to produce the Egyptian version of the worldwide

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Twenty-seven employees of the Japanese firm Toshiba, near Cairo, were poisoned by the food they were offered during a meal served to break the Ramadan

December 3, 2000

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Nine weeks into the Egyptian cotton export season, private companies have won the lion\'s share of contracts at the expense of public enterprise compa

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The Egyptian State Information Service (ESIS) announced on November 23rd that the Egyptian government is building a special museum in the Sinai city o

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Sheikh Mohammed Sayed Tantawi of Al-Azhar, the highest authority for the world\'s Sunni Muslims, called for a boycott of products that benefit Israel over the Palestinians.

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A legal dispute has stalled plans by the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), Kuwait’s largest commercial bank, to take over Egypt’s Misr America International Bank (MAIB), reported the <I>Bahrain Tribune</

December 2, 2000

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Egypt has begun modernizing its Mediterranean port at Alexandria with a series of projects costing around 250 million dollars to attract tourists and