Egypt

February 20, 2001

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The free trade agreement between Iraq and Egypt, which calls for the end to all customs barriers between the two countries, is now in force, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mahdi Al-Saleh stressed Monda

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Egyptian British Bank –EBB (EBBK.CA) announced FY2000 results ending December, in which NAI rose 18.1 percent to LE56.3 million compared to LE47.6 million in FY99. Net interest income increased 22.7 p

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On Sunday, February 18, the market’s downward trend carried over from the previous week. Prices have dipped to attractive levels, which may encourage investors to come back into the market for the rem

February 19, 2001

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The Egyptian actress Shireen Saif Alnaser has decided to postpone her artistic projects until the filming of the TV serial “And Love is Still Continuous” edited by Mohammed Al Basousi is finished.

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Two hundred and fifty thousand Egyptian pounds were allocated to film the song “Titrajja Fiyya”, written by Bahaeddin Mohammad and composed by a friend of the singer Ihab Tawfiq as a video clip

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Agreements are currently signed with the Lebanese singer Majda AlRoomy to perform a number of musical shows in Cairo next March

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With top secrecy, the Egyptian actor, Ahmad Zaki, gave a special showing for his film “ Sadat Days”

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Egypt and Italy will sign an agreement in Rome to produce and launch a satellite aimed at protecting Egypt's desert environment and cultural heritage, the Italian embassy said here Sunday, February 18

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Egyptian Company for Mobile Services – ECMS (EMOB.CA) announced on February 15 that the company has signed an agreement with Nokia Corp (NYSE:NOK). The agreement requires Nokia to provide ECMS with eq

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Egypt’s mobile phone operator, Click GSM Vodafone, said it plans to make an initial public offering (IPO) in the second half of this year.

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Egypt and Italy will sign an agreement in Rome to produce and launch a satellite aimed at protecting Egypt's desert environment and cultural heritage, the Italian embassy in Cairo stated.

February 18, 2001

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The economic group of eight developing Muslim countries, known as the D-8, is scheduled to hold its third annual summit on 25 February in Cairo.

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A number of US telecom companies and institutions are willing to train 100,000 Egyptians annually and employ them in the United States.

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An estimated six to eight billion dollars were smuggled from Egypt last year due to high exchange rates of the US dollar and a state of unstability th

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak starts Sunday a three-day official visit to Italy for talks on bilateral relations, development of the peace process a