Egypt

August 15, 2001

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Egypt’s Ahli defender Ibrahim Said has finally signed a $1.5m contract with England’s Watford, dismissing rumors that he was moving to Zamalek.

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New York State Deputy District Attorney Marsha Ezakson has arrived in Cairo to a follow up on a case against an American accused of dealing in smuggle

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s political advisor, Osama Al Baz, arrived Tuesday in Washington to try persuade the US government to step up its inv

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Egypt’s national film this week held a seminar to pay tribute to its grand old man, the head of the Arab Artists Union, Saad Eddin Wahbeh, in recognition of his role in the Cairo Cinema Festival.

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An upcoming Egyptian series deals with international arms sales and their connection with Zionist organizations, as well as the role of the Mafia in inciting sectarianism in certain Arab countries

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Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yasin is gearing up to shoot the new film Awlad Al Shaware’ (Street Boys), in which he will play the same role that the late renowned actor Farid Shawki was supposed to play

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On Monday, August 13, the market ticked higher as the PAMI index advanced 193 points to 6,283. Most big caps rose with the exception of Suez Cement which slipped 0.12 percent to LE34.39.  In the telec

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Industry sources recently revealed that Egypt’s natural liquid gas plant, valued at $200 to $300 million, will begin operations in 2003.

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Egypt’s National Bank recently posted net profits of $14.8 million for the first half of the current year. This figure reflects a 10 percent increase compared to last year’s net profits of $13.4 milli

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Recent reports reveal that some 72,000 tons worth of Egyptian rice, valued at $20 million, were exported to Turkey in 1999.

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Revenues gained during the month of June from Suez Canal operations dropped by nearly $1.18 million, to $155.9 million dollars.

August 14, 2001

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Sredin and Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Reda Shehata met Tuesday in Moscow to discuss bilateral ties and the d

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The Islamist secretary general of Egypt’s badly divided Labor Party on Tuesday dismissed party leader Ibrahim Shukri’s attempt to dismiss him and ten

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The defense lawyers for 54 Egyptians accused of homosexual activity have requested a postponement of a court hearing scheduled for Wednesday, “because

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Israel suspects Egyptian police officers of smuggling arms to the PA border town of Rafah. Meanwhile, the Israeli army has called the beating of Egypt