Egypt

July 13, 2001

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Egypt’s national soccer team is hopeful to achieve a big win over Namibia in Alexandria on Friday to keep hopes alive for World Cup finals.

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Egypt’s Zamalek is in Romania to take part in e friendly soccer tournament. Its compatriot, Ismaili, is also taking part in the four-team event.

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Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members appear wary over an Egyptian plan to participate in regional defense efforts, says a report.

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Official statistics have cited accelerated economic growth within the Egyptian economy over the past few years, however foreign investments to the country have appeared to drop between 1997 and 1999.

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A Ukrainian company has recently been awarded a contract to produce and launch Egypt's first reconnaissance mini-satellite.

July 12, 2001

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An Egyptian historian is preparing a 500-page book on two Egyptian women, the first and the most famous female serial killers in the country, who in t

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A new crisis erupted this week at the “Culture Palaces,” the name given to the body supervising arts and literature production in Egypt, when an edito

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A 16-year-old was so heartbroken when his girlfriend refused to kiss him that he jumped into the Nile and drowned.

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Three Egyptian bodybuilding champions: Anwar Amawi, Yussri Sayyed and Tamer Shahat will represent Africa in an international competition in Japan.

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Egypt’s Zamalek has defeated Germany’s Hansa Rostock in Freeburg 2-0 in a friendly match during its training camp in the European country.

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Egyptian national soccer team coach Mahmoud Gohari has said that he has not lost hope that his team will qualify to the World Cup finals.

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Top Iranian Foreign Ministry officials will leave for Cairo July 20 to attend a conference on Iran-Egypt ties, which have started to warm up.

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The head of Egypt’s intelligence department, Omar Sulaiman, visited Israel Wednesday for talks with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Defense Minister B

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Comedy star Ahmed Adam has sent his regrets for not being able to appear in the film Lucy Fil Barlaman (Lucy in Parliament).

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US heartthrob Ricky Martin has agreed to participate in the Cairo Music Festival, according to the UAE daily Al Bayan.