Egypt

December 12, 2000

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Barring any knock-on effects from the security situation in the region, it looks as if the year 2000 will mark the first time that the number of tourists visiting Egypt passes the 5 million mark.

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Nile Matches &Prefabricated Houses (NMPH.CA) reported FY2000 results ending September, in which net profit reached LE3.9 million compared to LE7.4 million in FY99. Revenues slipped 11 percent to L

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On Sunday, December 10, the market stabilized, with lower profile stocks realizing the highest price gains. However, investor sentiment remains sluggish, as scant volumes testify to the lack of a conc

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President Hosni Mubarak said Monday it was \"right\" to shun Israeli products, but stopped short of supporting popular calls for a boycott of US products to protest Israel\'s crackdown on the Palestin

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China agreed on December 8 to extend $3 million in aid to Egypt, which will be earmarked for the financing of a tele-education project.

December 11, 2000

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Monday it was \"right\" to shun Israeli products, but stopped short of supporting popular calls for a boycott of

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The Muslim Brotherhood may be officially banned in Egypt but its members are trying hard not to fit the image of fearsome fanatics intolerant of other

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An Egyptian accused of spying for Israel will stand trial on January 13 in state security court.

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An Egyptian-Japanese bid to extract DNA samples from the mummy of Egypt\'s legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun has been postponed at least several weeks for

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Egypt\'s President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday appointed 10 people, including four members of the country\'s Christian minority, to the parliament, fillin

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Egypt\'s banned Muslim Brotherhood movement called Sunday for a boycott of the United States and Israel and the development of weapons of mass destruc

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Sanctions-hit Iraq will sign a deal \"soon\" to set up a free trade zone with Egypt as part of wider moves towards removing tariffs in the Arab world, Egyptian government newspapers said Saturday.

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Egypt\'s banned Muslim Brotherhood movement called Sunday for a boycott of the United States and Israel and the development of weapons of mass destruction to fight those who already have them.

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The Egyptian-Sudanese Business Council, which was established in Khartoum last week by the two countries’ foreign affairs ministers, will soon meet in Cairo.

December 10, 2000

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The American University in Cairo (AUC) has expelled a Muslim female student because she wore the niqab (a full veil that covers the face), Iran\'s off