Egypt

July 25, 2001

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Egypt’s boxer Mohammad Abdel Hamid won the gold in the Francophone Games, while his teammate Ramadan Abdel Ghaffar lost the final match and came up wi

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Egypt’s youth soccer team won the bronze medal in the Francophone Games after defeating Cameroon 3-0 in Canada.

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The new US ambassador to Israel, Daniel Kurtzer, said Tuesday that Egypt and Jordan, the only Arab nations to have peace accords with the Jewish state

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak highlighted on Tuesday the importance of sending observers to the Palestinian territories as the situation in the reg

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Director Amr Bayoumi is shooting his latest film, Alaab Mamnouaa (Forbidden Games), costarring Shireen Ridha, Tareq Lutfi, Ahmed Ezz Eddin, Farah and Bassem Samrah.

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Egyptian actress Samah Anwar is gearing up to direct the film Ahsan Farah Fi Masr (Best Wedding Party in Egypt), written by her father Anwar Abdulla.

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Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq is currently negotiating with singer Angham to record a duet for his new album. Angham had previously agreed to the offer, but the project was halted

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The Egyptian Ministry of Communication has signed an agreement with the General Information Agency to establish 29 information technology (IT) clubs at media centers and complexes around the country.

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Egyptian annual expenditures on food and beverages totalled 56 billion Egyptian pounds ($14.2 billion) in 2000, according to the survey, compared to four billion EP on smoking.

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An estimated EP 350 million is being sought to expand Egypt's Abu Simbel Airport, aiming to increase passenger traffic to 1,500 passengers an hour.

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A protocol was recently signed between Egypt and an unnamed international company to establish a communications and information technology (IT) university in Egypt.

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Recent encouraging statements from Shell, as well as from British and Ukrainian government representatives concerning increased oil investments are positive signs for Egypt’s oil sector.

July 24, 2001

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Egyptians spend fourteen times as much on food as they do on smoking each year, reveals a new survey.

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A Jordanian motorist was arrested on Monday as he tried to smuggle 15,000 Viagra tablets and 54 mobile telephone sets into Egypt.

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Egypt's intermediate-range missile program is said to be stuck in its critical second phase.