Egypt

August 22, 2001

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Egypt’s Prime Minister Atef Obeid recently announced that Egypt’s overall debts currently stand at $61 billion. Of this amount, Egypt’s foreign debts amount to $25 billion, while the value of internal

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Obeid recently denied the existence of corruption and fraud in the local banking sector. Obeid asserted that the national banking sector is highly professional and is subj

August 21, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers have begun arriving in Cairo for an urgent Arab League meeting on Wednesday to discuss increasingly aggressive Israeli tactics

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Egypt’s strife-ridden opposition Labor Party on Monday appeared to be headed for an internal reconciliation of sorts.

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Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mahmoud Abu Zaid said Monday that floods at the High Dam and Toshka posed no threat.

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Egyptian Foreign Minster Ahmed Maher spoke by phone on Monday with Lebanese Foreign Minister Mahmoud Hammoud and Palestinian Minister of Local Adminis

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An Egyptian lawyer has taken up the cause of women’s rights to sue their spouses for adultery, calling “unconstitutional” a law that stands in their w

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Egyptian Minister of Youth said Monday that there will be a new law for youth and sports that will allow cub members as young as 18 to take part in in

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Egypt’s Ahli and Ismaili are still at loggerheads in a financial dispute as the latter demands Ahli to pay EP600,000 for its striker Khaled Bibo, now

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Sudan's Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail said on Monday that the date still had not been set for a four-way peace summit grouping Sudan, Egypt, K

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The opening ceremony of the 7th Cairo International Song Festival was held on Sunday with the participation of 76 singers from 20 Arab and Western countries presenting 86 songs

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Egyptian singer Mohammed Munir will leave for Germany next month to participate in the Koeln Festival with two of his films. Munir will also perform concerts for one week.

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Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz has begun shooting his new film Al Atefi (The Emotional) along with the same team as his recently shot work Al Saher (The Magician)

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Egyptian minister of agriculture and land reclamation stated that the country’s overall rice production for the agricultural season 2000/2001 is estimated at 5.5 million tons.

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Egyptian authorities will soon allocate residential land at no charge to low-income families throughout the country.