Egypt

September 7, 2000

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After earlier optimism over privatization, Egypt today finds itself at a crossroads in the process. It now faces the challenge of selling off generally less attractive companies, as well as those in s

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The Egyptian Mukhtar Ibrahim contracting company has filed a law suit against the local government, claiming the latter has not fulfilled payments for services rendered.

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The Egyptian Mukhtar Ibrahim contracting company has filed a law suit against the local government, claiming the latter has not fulfilled payments for services rendered.

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Libya, seeking a way back to the international community after its years of isolation, is wishing to attract foreign investment by reforming its laws and selling off several state-owned companies.

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Egypt is to set up special committees in each one of the country's banks to monitor the financial situation of local businessmen who are running into financial problems and help them pay back their de

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Egypt today finds itself at a crossroads in the privatization process. It now faces the challenge of selling off generally less attractive companies, as well as those in sectors that are considered hi

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Commercial International Bank announced that its net profit for the first half of 2000 rose 5.5 percent compared with the corresponding period of 1999 — reaching £E185.9.

September 6, 2000

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A new traffic law imposing higher fines on errant motorists is causing public anger in Egypt.

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Egypt gets the biggest chunk of the cake at the Arab Music Festival, while singer Ali El Hajjar proves his total dedication to his music!

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The famous and exquisite Opera Aida starts its rehearsals on Wednesday September 6th, at the Pyramids in Giza.

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Actor Mamdouh Abdul Alim attacked Mohammad Hneidi and Wal’a Alieddine, charging the two comedians with a lack of talent.

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The Egyptian Mobinil telecommunications company and the Orascom contracting and industry companies have recently joined the FTSE All World Index

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IBM is cooperating with Egypt's tobacco monopoly, Eastern Tobacco company, to introduce high tech into its seven factories. The computerization project was initiated two years ago and is to be complet

September 5, 2000

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The film industry in Egypt will dig into its legendary archives to fish out a couple of its oldest and most memorable musicals. The musicals are to be

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Tension is already in the air over Egypt's parliamentary elections, but Preisdent Hosni Mubarak has promised to make voting fairer than last time.