Egypt

July 19, 2001

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A new study says that Nile flooding, not earthquakes, sank two ancient cities that have been recently discovered just off Egypt's Mediterranean coast.

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The trial of 52 Egyptian men accused of having gay sex was adjourned till August 15 to allow the defense more time to prepare for the case.

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The new Egyptian TV series Nafaqah Wa Talaq Wa Muakhar Sadaq explores the problems and hardships faced by young men in their quest for a wife after graduation.

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Egyptian actor Emad Rashad has begun shooting his romantic drama series Awqat Masrouqah Min Al Zaman (Moments Stolen from Time),

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For reasons as yet murky, Lebanon’s Future TV has rejected the idea of inviting Egyptian belly dancer Dina to be a guest on the program Ya Umri

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Director Ibrahim Al Shuqanqiri has begun shooting the comedy series Hanrouh Al Esm (We Will Go to the Police Station),

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The establishment of a joint Arab pharmaceuticals market was recently suggested by the head of the Egyptian Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies Manufacturing Chamber, Jalal Ghurab.

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The Egyptian cabinet will soon discuss implementing a five-year tax exemption to businesses benefiting from the country’s modernization program, in an effort to further promote the new plan.

July 18, 2001

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Kenya has rejected a bid from Egypt's Orascom Telecom Co. to acquire a stake in the Kenyan Communication Co., said press reports on Tuesday.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher on Tuesday evening described in glowing terms a statement issued by European Union foreign ministers that highli

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A US court has indicted an American antiquities dealer on charges of trading in stolen Egyptian artifacts, including the head of the Montahotep Statue

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Egypt’s Judo champion Haisam Awad won the gold, below 73 kg, in the Francophone Championship in Canada. His teammate, Moh’d Abu Meidan won silver in 8

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Egypt has finally decided to take part in the Mediterranean games in Tunis with 79 athletes expected to win 23 different medals.

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Egypt’s soccer star Mohammad Yamani’s health is improving, says the hospital where the player is receiving intensive treatment following a serious car

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Egypt and Sudan are working on plans to end internal Sudanese conflict and improve bilateral ties.