Egypt

August 7, 2001

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Egypt’s textile exports to the United States during the first quarter of the year 2001 rose to 140 million Egyptian pounds ($35.3 million), according to a report recently released by the Egyptian mini

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Trade volume between China and Egypt stands at approximately $900 million, according the official Egyptian state information service. Of the total figure, Egyptian exports to China stand at 11 percent

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In a bid to strengthen cooperation between the US and the African community, a meeting was recently held in Cairo, attended by members of the South African Development Community (SADC) and the Common

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The Sudanese government has recently laid the corner stone for the White Nile Sugar Company. The project, including a 200,0000-acre sugar cane plantation and refinery, was set up as a joint Egyptian-L

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The World Bank has agreed to award Egypt with a $400 million grant, which will fund various development projects related to Egypt’s education sector and infrastructure.

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On Sunday, July 5, market activity was jittery after the Central Bank of Egypt devalued the foreign ex-change rate 6.41 percent to LE 4.15 to the US dollar. The PAMI index entered its sixth day of los

August 6, 2001

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The saga of several former Egyptian lawmakers accused of corruption dragged on Sunday, as the Egyptian State Higher Security Court convened to hear th

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Egyptian banks and exchange companies on Sunday began applying a new exchange rate set by the Egyptian Central Bank in hopes of eliminating the curren

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There are about 20,000 Sudanese refugees living in Cairo, and about 3000 in Alexandria, who are seeking refuge from the political unrest and the compu

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Nearly six decades after it was smuggled out of the country, Egyptian officials brought home a Pharaonic limestone tablet that had been on display at

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By Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com -- Amman  Egypt appears to have hit on the time-tested tactic of gay-bashing to distract a restless p

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Egyptian men’s volleyball team has been chosen as one of the best 16 by the International Federation. The teams will compete in a friendly tournament

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Zamalek has been contacted by Sao Paulo and other Brazilian and European clubs showing interest in friendly matches with the Egyptian club during Janu

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Egypt’s youth basketball team won its match against Qatar Sunday 79-64 in the world cup finals in Japan.

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FIFA will meet on August 31 to discuss a complaint by Egypt regarding its match against Algeria last month. Egypt demands a re-match.