Egypt

July 23, 2001

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The editor in chief of the Cairo-based weekly Sawt Al Ummah on Sunday denounced a Coptic Christian lawyer for accusing the paper of inciting sectarian

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The United Nations should be restructured to become more representative of all member states, human rights activists said Sunday at the end of an anti

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Maher on Sunday underlined the need to send international observers to the occupied Palestinian territories “regardles

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Egypt’s table tennis star Sayyed Lashin has snatched the gold in the Francophone Games after defeating Romania’s champion in the final.

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Four Egyptian boxers have qualified for the finals in the Francophone Games, thus securing at least four silvers.

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Egypt’s youth team has lost its match against Morocco in the Francophone Games by penalty kicks 3-5, and will play for the bronze against Cameroon on

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Egyptian actor Yunes Shalabi is headed to Alexandria to take the stage in the play Shawerma, after recovering from a stroke.

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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.