Egypt

July 8, 2001

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Egypt’s Minister of Electricity, Ali Al-Saeidy, estimates the investment needs of the Egyptian electricity sector at 4.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($1 billion) in the upcoming fiscal year 2001/2002.

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The PAMI index surged 367 points or 5.8 percent to end the week at 6,713.8. Leading the rally, as expected, were the telecom companies composed of MobiNil and Orascom Telecom –OT which advanced 7.31 p

July 7, 2001

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Egypt’s Squash Team will be among five Arab teams to participate in the Arab Squash Tournament, to be held in Rabat on July 25. The four other countri

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Egypt won the Military Football Championship Cup by beating Greece 3-0. Abdelhameid Bassyouni scored two goals, while Ikrami Abdelaziz scored the thir

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The first African Women’s Boxing Championship is currently underway in Egypt. Thirteen countries, including Sudan, Morocco and Sudan, are participatin

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The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to crack down on all types of international advertising and promotions of tobacco products, as well as sales

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Two human rights groups have blasted the Egyptian government's decision to prosecute 52 men before an Emergency State Security Court on charges of "ob

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A plan to develop Africa which will be presented to an Organization of African Unity (OAU) summit in Lusaka next week, calling on African leaders to "

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Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt and his foreign minister, Louis Michel, will soon embark on a tour of the Middle East.

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The Egyptian-Sudanese Joint Higher Committee convenes Saturday in Khartoum to discuss ways of enhancing bilateral ties, as well as the latest developm

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Egyptian Electricity and Energy Minister Ali Al Saeedi is due to visit Cyprus in late July to discuss the tapping of oil and gas reserves off the east

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Egypt's debts have dropped by 50 percent over the last ten years, according to a recent study issued by the Center for Studies and Research of Develop

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The World Bank has approved a three-year program for Egypt, potentially providing the Arab African country with up to $1.5 billion in loans.

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Syrian actress Raghda has been tapped for the role of a martyr’s mother in a new movie about the Palestinian uprising, or Intifada, against 34 years of Israeli military occupation.

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Egyptian singer Anoshka and his Lebanese counterpart Wael Kfouri will make their debut on the big screen in the film Jahim Fawq Al Sahab, costarring Laila Taher and Salah Abdulla