Egypt

August 12, 2001

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Egyptian artist Yusra is negotiating with Egyptian TV’s brigades of bureaucrats to present a program next Ramadan.

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A Cairo court has postponed the case filed by actress Hala Sudqi’s husband, who is demanding that their marriage be annulled

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The 8th All-African Trade Fair, scheduled to take place in April of 2002 in Cairo, aims at promoting inter-African trade, which currently accounts for only eight percent of all exchanges between Afric

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The ongoing sugar crisis in Egypt has recently taken a turn for the worse, as the cost per kilogram of sugar is expected to jump from the present 130 kirsches to 200 kirsches ($0.30-$.47) in the near

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Industry sources reveal that the prevailing slowdown of Egypt’s economy has resulted in a decrease in demand for cement, and a subsequent drop in cement prices, according to Al-Hayat daily.   Adel Al-

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Egyptian tourism specialists predict that Saudi investments in Egyptian tourist projects will rise to as much as much as 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds ($405 million) this year.  The same specialists add

August 11, 2001

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Egyptian Minister of Health Ismael Sallam has approved the registration of a new medicine for bilharzia discovered by a local scientist.

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Green activists say the humble plastic bag is causing an environmental catastrophe as people dispose of them where they can drift into the sea, chokin

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German Uto Bovester, Egypt’s Zamalek coach, has resigned over a row with the club’s administration. He last year led Zamalek to the league championshi

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Egypt’s basketball team is eying the first African seat in the US-hosted world cup finals as they play Saturday against Angola at 22:00 Cairo time.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has urged Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to initiate new peace talks with the Palestinians despite ongoing blood

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An Egyptian man repeatedly hit his wife in the head with an iron bar because he thought she had put rat poison in his breakfast.

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has given Egypt observer status with the organization.

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Annual trade between Egypt and China reached $100 million in 2000.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher denied on Friday US accusations that Cairo was developing ballistic missiles in cooperation with North Korea, sa