Egypt

August 20, 2001

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The founder of a website, Gayegypt.com, has said in an interview with the Weekly Middle East Times that there are political motives behind a crackdown

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Former Sudanese prime minister and main opposition leader Sadeq Al Mahdi on Monday urged the Egyptian and Libyan co-sponsors of a peace initiative for

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid is expected to soon approve the appointment of 100 local leaders to top posts.

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Egyptian Health Minister Ismael Sallam has decreed that citizens of Sudan, Yemen and Palestine have the right to free operations at the Egyptian Natio

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Egypt’s bodybuilding star Anwar Amawi has clinched to his 1997 title as world gold medallist, by coming top in a non-Olympic contest being hosted by J

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Egyptian table tennis star, Shaheera Al Alfi, will represent Africa in the Masters Championship that will kick off in China on September 15.

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Egypt has assured the United States that it does not plan to use a military exercise scheduled for next month to increase its military presence in the

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Samira Ahmed, the star of the TV series Amira Min Abdeen (Princess From Abdeen), has sent tipstaffs to the writer Osama Anwar Okasha to obtain from him the six remaining episodes of the series.

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Various and sundry stars and starlets collected their awards at the closing ceremony of the Egyptian National Film Festival on Sunday evening at the Cairo Opera House.

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Egyptian actor Yousef Shaaban has asked for 10,000 pounds to participate in Amira Abdel Athim’s TV show Lailati (My Night), joining the list of celebrities who demand payment for such appearances.

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In their first meeting on the silver screen, Egyptian stars Hanan Turk and Hisham Abdel Hamid are paired up in a social comedy in which Hanan plays a schoolgirl who falls in love with her teacher.

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On the 20th anniversary of the death of Egyptian musician Riyad Al Sunbati on September 9, his son has decided to release a rare recording of lyrics composed by his late father for Fairouz 22 years ag

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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.