Egypt

December 31, 2000

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Apache Corp. announced today that the Neith S. 3X appraisal of its 2,634 barrel-per-day 1X discovery from earlier this year has confirmed the presence of commercial hydrocarbons on the Khalda Offset C

December 30, 2000

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Seven people died and 14 were seriously injured Saturday when a lorry smashed into a minibus on a road south of Cairo before fleeing the scene.

December 29, 2000

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A French magistrate has ordered three Islamic militants suspected of the 1995 Paris Orsay railway station bombing in which 30 people were wounded to s

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Two jailed Egyptian Islamist journalists walked free from prison after a presidential amnesty pardoned offenders who had served at least half their se

December 28, 2000

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Seven people died Thursday when a shared taxi and a truck collided on an Upper Egypt highway.

December 27, 2000

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Dublin International Petroleum (Egypt) Ltd. discovered oil in the Hana-8 well onshore Egypt. The well penetrated 40 feet of net pay in the Kareemoil reservoir.

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Three Arab companies are to buy Sainsbury\'s shares in the supermarket chain launched by the British retailer in Egypt last January.

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The Egyptian Tourism Ministry hopes that the coming New Year celebrations will bring up the number of nights spent by tourists in Egypt to as high as 35 million.

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Orascom Telecom (OT) is currently bidding for one of four GSM licenses in Nigeria. However, Nigeria’s fixed carrier NITEL is expected to win one of these licenses, leaving three open for competitive b

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid announced that domestic debt is within safe levels, equivalent to 54 percent of Egypt’s GDP, and poses no serious risk to the local economy.

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Three Arab companies are to buy Sainsbury's shares in the supermarket chain launched by the British retailer in Egypt last January, state-owned weekly </>Al-Mussawar</I> said Tuesday, December 26.

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The third summit of the Group of Eight Islamic Developing Countries (D-8) will be held in Cairo on February 25, 2001. For the first time, a forum for businessmen from the eight member countries will b

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On Monday, December 25, the CASE gained some ground as investors were attracted by lower prices. The telecom sector rose on low volumes with Mobinil (EMOB.CA) advancing a modest 1.77 percent and Orasc

December 26, 2000

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Three Arab companies are to buy Sainsbury\'s shares in the supermarket chain launched by the British retailer in Egypt last January.

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Credit International D’Egypte – CIE (CIEB.CA) posted 9-month FY2000 results ending September, in which net income declined 16.5 percent to LE16.7 million compared to LE20 million in 9-month FY99. Net