Egypt

September 10, 2000

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Layla Elwi has finally broken the silence regarding the various rumors that have followed her in recent years.

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Kathem El Saher is charged by the Egyptian Music Union with politicizing the arts and degrading his Egyptian colleagues.

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In celebration of Hussein Riyadh’s 100th anniversary of his birth, the Alexandria Film Festival has decided to honor the late actor in this year’s fes

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By Mahmoud Al Abed  The Egyptian authority versus Islamists battle has taken many forms since the I920s, but always, one single fact has characterized

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has set October 18th as the date for launching "free" parliamentary elections.

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Egypt's administrative court overturned Saturday a ban on the publication of Al-Shaab, the newspaper of the only legal Islamist party in the country,

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The information technology firm, Raya Holding Company, and Citibank Egypt have signed a contract to set up a joint venture for electronic business services in Egypt and the region.

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Prime Minister Atef Obeid has outlined a plan to kick start the Egyptian economy that includes curbs on imports and a program to support "honest debtors."

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Egyptian exports to Iraq will rise to US$1.2 billion this year, compared to $400 million in 1999. Egypt's main exports to Iraq include cereals, sugar, medicines, medical equipment and cars.

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A wave of credit card theft and forgery is sweeping Egypt, according to officials cited by the daily <I>Al Alam Al Youm</I>.

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According to a recent report in <I>Al-Borsa Al-Masriya</I> magazine, the Egyptian Suez Canal Bank posted a net operating income of EP 35 million in the first three months of 2000, compared to 26.6 mil

September 9, 2000

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The former Egyptian royal family is now visiting Morocco, where they will celebrate the 13th birthday of Prince Farid Addine, grandson of King Farouk.

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There are growing fears that a wave of agrarian violence could hit rural areas of Egypt and sweep across the country. This is thanks to a rent liberal

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Majida Al Roumi will donate money to the Egyptian Journalist’s Union on her next trip to Cairo.

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Mahmoud Himeida has placed most of his eggs in one basket by spending 2 million Egyptian Pounds on his latest movie.