Egypt

March 3, 2001

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Seven Egyptians, including six soldiers, were killed and eight injured Saturday when the minibus they were travelling in crashed head-on into a truck

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The competition continues between old-timers and young blood in the Eid Al Adha film releases.  The Eid holiday will witness a showdown between established stars like Nour El-Sherif and Mahmoud Abdel

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After a six year absence Egyptian/Nubian singer Mohamed Mounir has returned with an album that is already storming the charts in Egypt and the UAE.

March 2, 2001

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After two years of battling with MobiNil to establish a strong subscriber base, Click GSM is set to take its fight onto the stock exchange floor, beco

March 1, 2001

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The first New York City Arab and Iranian Film Festival was held in New York this week between February 23 and February 25, 2000.

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When Faten Hamama was an innocent child, nobody expected a prosperous future for her in the artistic field with all of these achievements at the local

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Egypt’s ministerial privatization committee approved the sale of 90 percent of shares of the Egyptian gypsum company at 83 million pounds on condition

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Four documentaries produced by the students of the Abu Dhabi Women's College (ADWC) has been selected by the first Arab film festival in the Gulf which will be held in Doha from March 17 to 23

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Egyptian police have arrested three men for demanding money from a soft drinks company to remove from the Internet a picture of a cockroach inside one of their bottles.

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On Sunday, February 25 the market dropped, continuing its downward movement initiated last week in the wake of the Turkish crisis.

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National Societe Generale Bank (NSGB.CA) will distribute a cash dividend (coupon #22) of LE1.00/share starting March 11. Record date is March 8.  The Holding Company for Housing, Tourism and Cinema ha

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Mutual funds ended last week outperforming the PAMI, inching down 1.1 percent while the PAMI fell 2.93 percent to 7,191. Only 2 funds ended the week on a positive note. AMEX Second Fund and SAIB Third

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Commercial International Bank –CIB (COMI.CA/COMIq.L) posted FY2000 results ending December, in which the bank has produced better than expected results. Net income grew 9.7 percent to LE384.99 million

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Malaysia and Egypt are planning to set a joint commission, with the aim of boosting trade between the two countries

February 28, 2001

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Egyptian Public Money Investigation personnel have recently botched a blackmail attempt by a computer engineer who threatened a local soda water manuf