Egypt

March 12, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers arrived in Cairo Sunday, March 11, amid intense diplomatic activity ahead of two days of meetings to discuss what position to take on Iraq at the Arab summit planned for March 2

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Misr International Bank –MIBank (MIBA.CA –MIBDq.L) released FY2000 results ending December, in which net income plunged 19.9 percent to LE204.85 million compared to LE255.75 million in FY99. The botto

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On Thursday, March 8, the Cairo exchange remained flat as low volumes remain the order of the day.

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British investments in Egypt’s oil and gas sectors are expected to reach $8 billion in the next four years, minister of petroleum, Sameh Fahmi, was quoted in the weekly <I>Middle East Times</I>.

March 11, 2001

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The Egyptian Minister of Business, Mukhtar Khattab announced in Cairo on Saturday that Egypt is in the process of building of five sugar factories in

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British investments in Egypt’s oil and gas sectors are expected to reach $8 billion in the next four years.

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Egypt’s Prime Minister Atef Ebeid said that President Hosni Mubarak’s visit to Washington in April will focus on reactivating economic cooperation bet

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The birth anniversary of the late composer and singer Mohamed Abdel-Wahab will be commemorated on 14 March at the Gomhouriya Theatre by the Cairo Opera Orchestra

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“Al-Andaleeb” (the Nightingale) is the name journalist Galeel al-Bindari gave Abdel Halim Hafez, perfectly describing one of the sweetest voices in the Arab world

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Housing and Development Bank (HDBK.CA) will hold its ordinary general assembly on March 24 to approve its FY00 financial statements. Egyptian Commercial Bank (ECBK.CA) will hold its ordinary general a

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On Wednesday, March 7, the market witnessed a rebound from its prebairam status. However, low volumes still proved to be dominating the market, as only LE36.3 million worth of shares exchanged hands.

March 10, 2001

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The Egyptian series Awan al-Ward is mainly a vehicle for addressing Muslim-Coptic relationships

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A major characteristic of the high season releases is the near absence of veteran Eid stars, like seductress Nadia al-Guindi, whose colossal failure in Bono Bono

March 9, 2001

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With “Rasha Garea,” Ashraf is determined not to make the same mistakes of “Ashyak Wad fi Roksi”, his major flop of a few years ago.

March 8, 2001

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APACHE has announced a number of international management appointments relating to the pending Repsol Egypt acquisition.