Egypt

July 23, 2001

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Egyptian censors have given the green light for work on the film Ahlam Al Kharif (Autumn Dreams), written by Wahid Hamed and directed by Sharif A’rafah.

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The 7th Egyptian National Film Festival will kick off on August 12 and will continue for nine days.

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Egypt's Charge d'Affaires in Baghdad is optimistic about future bilateral trade under the UN's oil-for-food program, forecasting it will reach $2.5 billion in 2001.

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The recent decision of Egypt’s Central Bank to devaluate the Egyptian pound by 1.5 percent has pushed the price of the US dollar in local banks from 396 to 410 piasters.

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Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Economy, Yousif Boutrus Rali, recently announced that European investors are awaiting the singing of the Egyptian-European partnership agreement in order to begin investi

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Syria plans to boost cement production by 60 percent to eight million tons per year to meet building needs, newspapers and industrialists said Sunday, July 22. The official ath-Thawra daily said an Ir

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An Egyptian-Libyan summit is planned to take place in the near future, supposedly at some point on the Egyptian Libyan border, to further the goal of boosting bilateral ties.

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The head of Egypt’s General Council to the UAE, Abd Al-Aziz Daud, has recently stated that trade exchanges between the two countries are valued at $212 million.

July 22, 2001

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Cairo International Airport authorities Saturday seized 69,000 tablets of the hallucinogenic drug Ecstasy in the luggage of a South African woman who

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Several new Egyptian judges took their oaths before President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday, in a ceremony that included honoring retired judges.

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In an echo of an earlier newspaper scandal, a lawyer working for Egypt’s Coptic Christians on Saturday told the prosecutor general’s office that the S

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A Egyptian criminal court has sentenced Elham Mahmoud Ali, 37, and her son Ali Ahmed Mohammed, 15, to ten years in prison for killing the woman’s husb

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Egyptian boxers Mohammad Abdel Hadi (67 kg) and Ramadan Abdel Ghaffar (70) have moved to the semifinal matches in the Francophone Games in Canada.

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After defeating Mali 3-1, Egypt’s youth team, world third seat winner, has qualified for the final soccer match in the Francophone Games, to face Moro

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Egypt’s Soccer Federation is to file an official complaint at FIFA, saying that its match against Algeria Saturday took place “in a terrorizing atmosp