Egypt

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.

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Preparations are currently underway to produce an ultramodern animated film based on an opera called Al Layla Al Kebira (Great Nights)

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On the 57th anniversary of the death of the late singer Asmahan on July 14, Faisal Al Atrash, her nephew, repaired her grave.

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Pop singer Shaaban Abdel Rehim has asked his lawyer to sue the international fast food chain McDonald’s for 250,000 pounds

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Sudan and Egypt have signed a series of agreements, the central of which involves the implementation of a joint agricultural strategy.

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Treasury bonds continue to be the major player on the Egyptian Securities Market, where in recent weeks they have accounted for 66 to 70 percent of all exchanges on the local bourse.