Egypt

August 20, 2001

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The free trade agreement between Iraq and Egypt, which calls for the end to all customs barriers between the two countries, is now in force, Iraqi Trade Minister Muhammad Mahdi Salah stressed Sunday,

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Egypt was recently chosen to chair the North African Central Banks Committee, according to Egyptian press reports. The decision was made at a meeting of the African Central Banks association which rec

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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.

August 19, 2001

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The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has received a preliminary report from its ambassador to Moscow on the death of a national and the injury of another in

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A 17-year-old Egyptian girl escaped death on Saturday after falling from the fifth floor of her apartment building.

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Egypt’s minister for the public business sector, Mokhtar Khattab, said on Sunday that the privatization program adopted by his country was being carri

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Egyptian Minister of Information Safwat Al Sharif briefed President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday on the recommendations made by Arab information minister

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Egypt's union of medical professionals is due to stage a symbolic strike in Cairo on Sunday in support of the Palestinian uprising against 34 years of

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Egypt’s water ball team was ranked 9th among 24 teams taking part in the world championship in Turkey, after beating Brazil 10-8 on Saturday.

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Egypt’s U-20 athletes have so far won 5 golds, 3 silver and a bronze in Africa’s athletics championship being hosted by Mauritius.

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Members of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, running as independents, managed to secure 17 seats in Parliament in recent elections, despite heavy p

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday denied reports that Egypt had agreed with the US to oppose sending international observers to the Occupie

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Egyptian singer Mohammed Munir is preparing to shoot his new basketball-influenced film, 24 Seconds, scripted by Abdel Fattah Al Biltaji and directed by Saad Hindawi

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab has suddenly found himself accused by a young singer, Sharif Hamdi, of ripping off his new song Wala A’la Baloh (Not in His Mind).

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Land rental rates in the Damietta and Ismailia free zones will drop by 50 percent, for investment projects which export at least 50 percent of their output to foreign markets.