Egypt

October 28, 2000

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Many of our various Egyptian actors and actresses have decided not to participate or act in this year’s Ramadan series; but each and every one of them had his/her own reasons. Wanna know why?

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Majida Al Roumi and Wadie El Safi will be hosting and opening this year’s Arab Music Festival, and the two have gone all out for the occasion.

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Nour El Sharif will embark on his third directing job within the next year. And this time, just like the last, he will only work behind the camera. His newest project depicts the life story of a Pales

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Yet another two Egyptian singers are dedicating a song to those who are being martyred at the Al Aqsa Intifada.

October 26, 2000

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Two Islamist "terrorists" were killed last week by Egyptian police during a crackdown on militants ahead of an Arab summit at the weekend, Egypt's inf

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The Egyptian government press hit back Thursday at Palestinian "ingratitude" for the stand President Hosni Mubarak has taken in light of a wave of dea

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An ancient mummified "princess" in a gold-studded casket may have originated in Egypt or Iran before appearing on Pakistan's black market.

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The judiciary's monitoring of the Egyptian elections has opened the door wider to Islamists and other opposition members, even if it has hardly dented

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The press freedom watchdog Reporters sans Frontieres (Reporters without Borders - RSF) Thursday protested over the arrest of eight journalists in Erit

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Egypt threatened on Thursday to pull the plug on the Qatari-based Jezirah satellite television channel's operations here unless it stopped attacking P

October 25, 2000

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Seven Islamists, including six Muslim Brotherhood members, were elected to the Egyptian parliament in the first phase of elections.

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Three of Egypt’s most famous singers failed to show up for the recording of the now infamous ‘Al Quds’ opera. Who? Read on.

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A presidential decree was issued on 31 October 1999 that effectively doubled tariffs on imported sugar to Egypt. Because of a serious oversupply that caused losses for local traders and producers, the

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The British supermarket chain Sainsbury\'s will soon mark the end of its first year in Egypt. In this time it has revolutionized shopping for ordinary Egyptians, and has received an informal fatwa for

October 24, 2000

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One man was killed and around 50 other people wounded, including at least eight policemen, in clashes involving supporters of Islamist candidates for