August 6, 2001
Egypt’s Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology is considering reducing tariffs for local and international calls before October, according to Minister Ahmad Nazif.
The Central Bank of Egypt devaluated the Egyptian pound six percent against the US dollar, to a rate of 4.15 pounds per dollar. This accounts for the second devaluation of the pound in the past six mo
The dominant French subway consortium Interinfra has won the contract to extend Cairo's Number 2 line, worth 261 million Egyptian pounds ($65.2 million), the company told AFP Sunday, August 5. Inter
Egypt recently received approximately $190 million in investments from Japan. This sum is expected to fund various infrastructure projects, hi-tech ventures and a specialized medical related project.
Egypt and Libya are to form a 100 million dollar joint venture for transporting oil and natural gas between the two countries, government daily Al-Akhbar Saturday quoted Oil Minister Sameh Fahmi as sa
Some 3,620 Egyptians from the district of Alexandria have competed a training program in the IT field. The training program was part of the Alexandria - An Electronic City project, aimed at advancing
August 5, 2001
Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman for being married to two men at the same time, the Cairo-based Al Messa newspaper said Sunday.
The Sudanese government has announced that an Afro-Arab summit on peace in Sudan will be convened in mid-August in Tripoli, followed by a national dia
Egypt will face Ivory Coast Sunday in the world basketball qualifiers. Finals will be hosted by the US. Egypt has been Africa’s champion for five time
Egypt’s women’s volleyball will face Nigeria in Cairo Sunday. The match determines Africa’s representative at the world championship in Germany next y
Top leaders of the Egyptian Bar Association and the Muslim Brotherhood said Sunday that a general strike called for by the association next Monday to
The US administration is planning to establish a new mechanism to better coordinate US arms sales to Egypt and to more efficiently monitor Egyptian ac
The United States plans to supply naval missile systems to Egypt, Turkey and other allies in the Middle East.
Young Egyptian actress Abeer Sabri has decided to try her hand at producing a film with the temporarily-titled Shabab Ghawyeen Lae’b in which she will also take a starring role
Egyptian star Hussein Fahmi got married last week to a businesswoman and owner of computer companies from outside “artistic circles”