Egypt

July 20, 2000

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Journalists employed by a suspended Egyptian Islamist newspaper ended their hunger strike Thursday after the government accepted that they be paid the

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At least 13 people died, including five rescue workers, and many others were feared dead after a clothing factory caught fire and collapsed in Alexand

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Twelve people are known to have died and at least a dozen more were feared dead after a clothing factory caught fire and collapsed Wednesday in Alexan

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At least eight people were killed and 17 others injured when a clothing factory gutted by fire collapsed in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, repo

July 18, 2000

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Five Arab foreign ministers will meet early September to discuss the details of establishing a regular Arab summit, Arab League chief Esmat Abdel-Megu

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A new Egyptian book about last year's EgyptAir crash suggests Flight 990 was brought down by a bomb, a missile or mechanical failure - anything but a

July 17, 2000

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The Arab League said Monday it has urged Britain to reconsider plans to help finance a dam in southeast Turkey amid concerns it would displace too man

July 16, 2000

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The Egyptian parliament on Sunday expelled four of their members who were found guilty and sentenced last month in the country's biggest corruption sc

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Two Palestinians engaged in a drunken brawl on a flight from Ukraine to Egypt on Sunday, forcing fellow passengers to try to stop them and the pilot t

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An Egyptian who lost all contact with her family after moving to the Syrian desert 40 years ago as a servant girl has finally re-found her relatives,

July 15, 2000

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Seven international human rights organizations have sharply criticized the Egyptian authorities for extending the detention of leading activist, Saade

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Meetings of the Egyptian-Iraqi commercial committee will begin in August to study ways of increasing Egypt's exports to Iraq, reported ArabicNews.com.

July 14, 2000

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The Arab League accused India and Israel of seeking to develop nuclear ties and warned of the consequences of that for the Arab world, in a new report

July 13, 2000

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The United States said Thursday that freedom of expression is at stake in the case of an Egyptian-American human rights activist detained in Cairo on

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has called for a meeting of parliament this weekend to make urgent changes to election laws after a court ruled them