Egypt

August 18, 2001

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Two Egyptians and three Lebanese allegedly involved in forging work permits have been arrested by the Egyptian authorities.

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Egypt’s Zamalek has added former Ahli striker, Ghanian Ahmad Felix, to its team after paying his Liberty Club $150,000. Felix got a $100,000 deal for

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The new US ambassador to Egypt, David Welch, arrived in Cairo Friday to take up his post, replacing Daniel Kurtzer who has moved on to Tel Aviv.

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Egyptian young athletes have snatched two more gold medals in Africa’s Youth Champinship. The achievemnt was made in women’s pole vault and javelin.

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The German distribution company, Metro AG, has announced it will invest $90 million in Egypt's wholesale markets.

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The US investments in Egypt increased by 25 percent last year, reaching $2.735 billion.

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Egypt has banned the import of live animals and meat products from Malaysia and Turkey over fears of foot-and-mouth disease.

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The United States and Egypt on Friday mulled new ideas for resolving the current Middle East crisis, and a senior Egyptian official said the plans cou

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Egyptian actor Yahia Al Fakhrani is currently gearing up for roles in two plays, Hallaq Baghdad (Baghdad Baber) and Al Malek Lear (King Lear).

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Singer Medhat Saleh and actor Sharif Munir, who are reputedly close friends, have met again in their new film Melyon Sanat Hobb (Million Years of Love).

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Egyptian stars Kamal Al Shinnaawi and Hussein Fahmi are meeting for the first time in the TV series A’alam Bidoun Asrar (World Without Secrets).

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The German TV has sent a work group to Cairo to shoot a documentary film about the Sudanese artist Stuneh’s life history who is known for her folkloric songs and skills of henna variegation

August 17, 2001

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The situation in the Palestinian lands has led to shelving a gas deal between Egypt and Israel.

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Egypt has obtained two loans from Saudi and Kuwaiti funds to finance development projects.

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The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) plans to open two more branches in Egypt by the end of 2001 in Mansoura city.