Egypt

July 11, 2001

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Mustafa Khaleel, a retarded Egyptian swimmer snatched the third place of Florida Masters competition in which 60 healthy competitors raced for 325 km.

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The Sudanese opposition Umma Party on Tuesday asked Egypt and Libya to pressure neighboring countries to back peace efforts in Sudan and to close thei

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Egypt has once again offered to help Gulf Arab nations with regional defense efforts.

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The Arab Council for Childhood is scheduled to hold a benefit concert for homeless children in the Arab World on Wednesday in Cairo.

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The Egyptian actress Pusi is currently reading the script of the film Dukhlet Widad (Widad’s Wedding), which her husband,Noor Al Sharif,will begin shooting early next winter.

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Egyptian actress Maha Au Auf is starring in the new series Ah Min Al Zawjat (Oh! Wives), in which she plays Salwa, young journalist who campaigns to help battered women,

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Egyptian director Hani Khalifa has managed to unite the two stars Hanan Turk and Muna Zaki in his new film Sahar Al Layali (Waking Up at Night),

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Head of the Egyptian Parliament, Ahmed Fathi Sror, recently introduced a new law proposal criminalizing the practice of “renting” wombs, whereby a woman may receive payments for carrying another coupl

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Egyptian businessman Ahmad Issa Badir was reportedly detained in Suez for supposedly attempting to forge commercial ties with Israel.

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The US-based ITT Industries has won a $143 million contract for the sale of six SPS-48E three-dimensional radar systems to the Egyptian army.

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On Monday, July 9, the market was split with the PAMI value weighted index losing a marginal 0.06 percent. Orascom Telecom lost approximately 9 percent of its GDS value yesterday to close at US$2.95/s

July 10, 2001

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Syria's Abdul Hamid Sarraj, famed for overseeing the liquidation of the Syrian Communist Party as the head of the Deuxieme Bureau internal security fo

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Russia is said to have tested a new defense system being marketed to Egypt, Greece, Iran and Libya and capable of ballistic missile interception.

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The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Monday that fugitive Abd Rabboh, one of those accused of riddling a high-ranking intelligence officer with b

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Mousa has announced that Egypt will host next year’s Arab Economic Conference in Cairo.