Egypt

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

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Twenty-six films and TV programs from 16 different countries will compete at the Cairo International children movie festival that will be held on the

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The head of the Egyptian TV Production Sector, Medhat Zaki, has decided to produce a film on the life history of the Egyptian scientist, Dr. Ahmad Zuw

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The inceasingly spreading trade in torture tools is a curse, as far as Egyptian prisoners and detainees are concerned, according to a report by Amnest

February 27, 2001

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NCR Corporation and Noor Advanced Technologies, the leading internet and web-based technologies in Egypt have entered into a long-term strategic allia