Egypt

August 30, 2001

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Fear of falling to his death from a horse has prompted Egyptian actor Mohammed Riyadh to refuse to perform in a scene in the TV series Al Amira Wal Mamluk

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After her debut in the TV series Jaber Maamoun Nassar, the young artist Dunia Samir Ghanem plans to release her first album, entitled Fil Thanawiyah (In Secondary School).

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Egyptian director Raed Labib and actor Ibrahim Naser have begun shooting their new comedy film Zakiyyah Zakariyya Fil Barlaman, on the heels of the big success achieved by the title character on the s

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Head of the Egyptian Commerce Center in Iraq, Awni Hashem, recently disclosed reports that Egypt will make a unique appearance in the upcoming Baghdad International Fair.

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Recently published statistics from the Egyptian Ministry of Planning indicate that Egypt’s gross domestic product (GDP) stood at 282 billion Egyptian pounds ($66 billion) during the 1999/2000 fiscal y

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atif Ubaid recently denied the existence of corruption and fraud in the local banking sector.

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An Egyptian trade delegation Egypt will arrive in Yemen this coming October in an attempt to promote Egyptian products abroad. Additional trade delegations are to be sent thereafter to Oman, New Zeala

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Despite a 31 percent drop in Egypt's land travel and a five percent fall in airport passengers from July 2000 to June 2001, passenger transport revenues, however, have shown no such downwards trend, r

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Some 15 million Egyptian pounds ($3.5 million) have been allocated by the Giza municipality for the development and modernization of 36 unplanned urban lots, according to the district’s Governor.

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Industry sources reveal that the Egyptian pharmaceutical manufacturers have incurred losses due to the devaluation of the Egyptian pound against the US dollar, which has reportedly brought about a ris

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The overall volume of non-petroleum goods transported via Egypt's sea and land routes reached 48.2 million tons between July 2000 and June 2001. This indicates a six percent increase in comparison to

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Egypt’s cement production reached 2.25 million tons in June 2001, up from 1.96 million during the corresponding month of last year. These figures reflect a 15 percent production rise.

August 29, 2001

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The trial of 52 Egyptians accused of having gay sex resumed in the state security court in Cairo Wednesday, attended by observers from a number of Wes

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said Wednesday that the Palestinian Intifada had cleared the way for resumption of ties with Egypt, which have

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The US Defense Department has announced that American military ties with Egypt are strong, on the right track and need no review or changes.