Egypt

July 10, 2001

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Mousa has announced that Egypt will host next year’s Arab Economic Conference in Cairo.

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Kuwaiti Defense Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Hamad Al Sabah said Monday that he "does not rule out" an Egyptian role in a recent Gulf Arab defense pact.

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Egypt on Monday named 10 stars playing abroad for their World Cup qualifying team match against Namibia on Friday.

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The upcoming Egyptian soccer season will kick off on September 14, with a match between league champion Zamalek and Goldy in Cairo.

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Egypt’s squash star Wageeh Amir will end his career Tuesday with a match against former world star Jahangir Khan, and a farewell festival on the occas

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Kuwait has failed to complete a deal for the purchase of anti-aircraft systems from Egypt, claims a report.

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Egyptian actor Hisham Abdel Hamid is boning up on history to perform the character of the late Egyptian writer Yousef Al Sibeai in a TV series,

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Despite his short lifetime, Sayyed Darwish is viewed as one of the most prominent musicians of the 20th century. He had a huge impact on the development of Arab music

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Lebanese singer Waleed Tawfiq is gearing up to take a starring role in an Egyptian film along with the renowned Egyptian actress Yusra.

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Rehearsals for the play Tiatro Lil Baya (Theater for Sale) directed by Sayyed Khattab, written by Mustafa Saad and costarring the popular singer Shaaban Abdel Rehim are underway.

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Ninety Italian investment companies have channeled roughly 1.45 billion Egyptian pounds worth of capital and 3.85 billion pounds worth of investment into Egypt.

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Mousa has announced that Egypt will host next year’s Arab Economic Conference in Cairo.

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Recently published statistics reveal that the value of exchanges between these two states grew to $110 million in 2000, up from $77 million in 1999.

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The Egyptian government recently paid down $1.1 billion of its foreign debt, as the Egyptian Central Bank has reported that the country’s total foreign debt presently stands at $27.8 billion.

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At a recent meeting in Cairo, the Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Commercial Committee discussed the possibility of establishing a company that will market the various products manufactured by both states.