Egypt

August 5, 2001

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Egypt recently received $190 million in investments from Japan. This sum is expected to fund various infrastructure projects, hi-tech ventures and a specialized medical related project.

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The World Bank has decided to award Egypt with a $400 million grant for the funding of various education and infrastructure development projects. Earlier this month, the World Bank granted Egypt a $15

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In a mixed week for Arab stock markets, the Egyptian and Palestinian bourses were the hardest hit, having lost 4.1 percent and 4.8 percent of their value, respectively.

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Some 2.5 million tourists visited Egypt in the first half of 2001 in a sign that conflict in the neighboring Palestinian territories has not hit Egypt too hard, Tourism Minister Mamduh Al-Biltagi said

August 4, 2001

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Against all expectations, Egypt’s Ahli, Africa’s club of the century, had a historic victory over Europe’s number one Real Madrid, 1-0 on Saturday, ta

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The Egyptian Central Bank will announce changes to the foreign exchange mechanism on Sunday.

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Egypt’s basketball youth team lost its Australia match Friday with a 20-score gap in the world championship hosted by Japan.

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Real Madrid is in Cairo for the awaited friendly match with Africa’s century team, Al Ahli at Cairo Stadium 9:00 p.m. local time.

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An American citizen married to an Egyptian woman committed suicide last week at his home in the Al A’gamy area in Alexandria.

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Egypt denied Friday it threatened to oust the Israeli ambassador in Cairo, Zvi Mazel, and to close its borders with the Jewish state, describing such

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The follow-up committee on the Palestinian crisis formed at last year’s Arab summit in Cairo will meet there again next month, during a regular sessio

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Egypt and Libya will set up a $100 million joint venture for transporting oil and natural gas between the two countries, Egyptian Oil Minister Sameh F

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may send his advisor Osama Al Baz or Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher on an urgent mission to Washington to discuss ways

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Thousands of people took to the streets in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Qatar after Friday prayers to condemn Israel, three days after the assassination

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Box office receipts from Egyptian plays have been dismal for the year to date, sinking 50 percent compared to last year