Egypt

November 7, 2000

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The United States has threatened to withdraw its participation from this year’s Cairo Film Festival, if chairman Hussein Fahmy goes along with showing various movies and documentaries in support of Pa

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Mona Abdul Ghani has been asked to pay a large sum of money to the Egyptian Tax Agency. However, the long-retired actress has un-negotiable proof that the agency is mistaken.

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Well, not really, but her latest venture into the small screen has a lot to do with secrets…

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Adel Imam’s play, The Bodyguard, is in great demand. Unfortunately, the actor is very very busy.

November 6, 2000

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At least 148 people were ordered detained for two weeks on Monday in connection with riots that flared in the Nile Delta during parliamentary election

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More than 1,400 European, Mediterranean and Egyptian firms will meet in Cairo next month to discuss programs to modernize industry, an Egyptian official said Tuesday. The Medpartenariat Program, an in

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The number of American tourists visiting Egypt during the first nine months of 2000 reflected an impressive 48 percent increase compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

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Egypt\'s tourist industry, a major part of the country\'s economy, has been hurt by the continuing violence in the Palestinian territories, Egypt\'s tourism minister was quoted as saying Wednesday.

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This September, the value of Egypt’s crude oil exports grew to $118 million, compared with the $104 million of the previous month.

November 5, 2000

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President Hosni Mubarak\'s party on Sunday secured more than 80 percent of the seats contested so far in Egypt\'s legislative elections, a day after t

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At least 14 people drowned on Sunday when two buses plunged into a canal in southern Egypt.

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Islamists have bolstered their foothold in Egypt's parliament, while President Hosni Mubarak's party has won at least half of the seats contested so f

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Poussy’s full name is Safinaz Mohammad. The actress, married to Nour El Sharif (Watch out for HIS real name next week), comes from a long line of aristocracy. Her grandmother is one of the Turkish ari

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Sharihan’s full name is Sharihan Khourshed. Her father Ahmad Khourshed is one of Egypt’s pioneers in the realm of media production and her brother Omar Khourshed was one of the first guitarists to sta

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Sabreen’s full name is Sabreen El Hilou. Believe it or not, the actress comes from a long line of talented relatives. Her entire family owns one business, the best of its kind; a circus. The family ow