Egypt

July 17, 2001

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The Egyptian tax police say singer Ali Al Hajjar and his colleague Mohamed Yehya tried to evade paying 1.5 million pounds in overdue income tax,

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Director Mahmoud Bakri has completed the montage of his social and historical series Asfour Taht Al Matar (Bird Under the Rain).

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Director Hamdi Al Abrashi has begun shooting the first scenes of his comedy series Kaab Dayer (Wandering Heel), costarring Sawsan Bader and Ahmed Rateb,

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Egyptian actress Yusra has sent her regrets to director Said Marzouq for not starring in his film Al Agha, which deals with the delicate topic of castration.

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Egypt has announced plans to introduce the extremely rapid V-Sat internet service by approving an international tender in which private sector firms can become licensed service providers.

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A significant shift in Iran's relations with Egypt has taken place, allowing more room for different perspectives and closer ties. The two countries, however, still have a long way to go before diplom

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Egypt’s economy is on the rise, according to recent figures disclosed by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). On an annual basis, inflation fell to 2.3 percent in April, compared with last April’s figure

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The Egyptian government retreated Monday, July 16, on plans to limit civil service employment on the basis of age, following demonstrations in which 22 people were injured over the weekend, government

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On Sunday, July 15, the market set off the week on a negative note, with the PAMI index shedding 150 points or 2.17 percent. The bears were decidedly in he driver’s seat yesterday as decliners overpow

July 16, 2001

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A group of Egyptian lawyers held a “virtual reception” on Monday for Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, who arrived in Cairo for high-level talks.

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A regional Arab anti-apartheid conference will be held in Cairo on July 19 in preparation for an international event on the same topic scheduled for S

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A mother whose children were taken by her Tunisian father four years ago has sent an emotional message of support to Louise Soliman, a Scottish mother

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Two executives who work for Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Authority were injured along with four other people when their car collided with a truck in ea

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Egyptian athlete Amr Gazali won the bronze in discus in the world youth championship hosted by Hungary.

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Egypt’s basketball team “A” will play against England in Alexandria at 6:00 Monday in a six-team friendly tournament. Team B will face Russia at 9:00.