Egypt

July 24, 2000

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Egyptian authorities freed from prison 500 members of armed Islamic groups who have renounced their violent campaign to overthrow the government, poli

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(MEBG) – The global offering of shares in Cairo-based Orascom Telecom, which closed on July 11, was approximately 1.7 times oversubscribed and raised a total of $320 million from a capital increase of

July 23, 2000

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Authorities interrogated a prominent Arab screenwriter Saturday about the script he wrote for a documentary on upcoming elections and charged him with

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One man was killed and 18 other people injured when a gunfight erupted over a boys' soccer game between teams representing two families near the Egypt

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(AFP, RIYADH) - Egypt's stock market dived 6.6 percent on the week while the lack of any breakthrough at the Camp David summit hit the Palestinian, Jordanian and Lebanese bourses.

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(MEBG) – BG International has announced the successful completion of the drilling of two appraisal wells in the Simian field, northeast of the Egyptian city of Alexandria.

July 22, 2000

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Egypt will receive a factual report on the investigation into last year's crash of an EgyptAir Boeing 767 in the second week of August, a transport mi

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The Djibouti government has again accused Egypt of carrying out "deplorable maneuvers" to hamper the success of the Somali peace talks by advising key

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Preparations are underway to convene a summit in Cairo between Syrian President Bashar Assad and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, reported ArabicNews

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdel-Ilah Khatib was due in Alexandria Saturday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Amr Moussa on obstacles facing the

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Rescue workers Friday evening ended their search for bodies in the wreckage of a clothing factory that caved in after a fire, with the confirmed death

July 21, 2000

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Rescue workers on Friday pulled another two dead from the wreckage of a clothing factory that caved in Alexandria Wednesday after a fire, bringing the

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Egyptian prosecutors have filed nine charges against the leaders of the Islamic-oriented opposition Labor party following student riots in May, report

July 20, 2000

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At least 16 people died, including the fire chief of Alexandria, after a clothing factory caught fire and collapsed, police said Thursday. Many others

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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