Egypt

August 8, 2001

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Somalia and Egypt began high-level discussions on security issues in Cairo on Tuesday.

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US Senator John Edwards is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on Thursday for talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Maher and other senior officials on

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Maher said on Tuesday that he had discussed Sudanese peace efforts in separate telephone calls with his Sudanese and L

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Islamists claim that Egyptian authorities have arrested and prosecuted nearly 100 Muslim fundamentalists over the last six weeks.

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A former senior Israeli foreign ministry official said Wednesday that Jordan and Egypt had maintained a balance between their pro-Palestinian stands a

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Egypt’s Ahli is due to arrive in Angola Wednesday to face Petro Atlatico in the quarterfinals of African League Champions tournament.

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Egypt’s basketball youth team failed to reach quarterfinals after its defeat by the Dominican 76-107 in Japan Tuesday.

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Following consultations with its ally, the United States has concluded that Egypt's missile development activities are within acceptable limits, but t

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International star Demis Roussos will perform a concert at the Aida Theatre in Cairo on October 19. Preparations are underway for the event, which coincides with Aida Opera 2001.

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Egyptian TV’s guardian bureaucrats have refused to allow the historical series Al Aqdar (Destiny) to be translated into Hebrew.

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Director Wajih Al Shinnawi is preparing to shoot his new series Tarh Al Bashar, written by Abdel Qawi Al Ghalban.

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Algerian Prime Minister Ali Bin Fleis signed a decree recently finalizing the agreement granting the nation’s second mobile telephone network operating license to Egypt’s Orascom Telcom (OT) Company.

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The Egyptian International Pharmaceutical Industries Company (EIPICO) posted its first quarter results for the financial year 2001, exhibiting a 3.4 percent decline in revenues, as a result of the dev

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A recently published reports reveals that the number of incoming tourists to Egypt fell by 5.2 percent during the first half of the current year compared with the corresponding period of 2000, accordi

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Following Sunday’s devaluation of the Egyptian pound by six percent to EP 4.15 to the dollar, IMF’s managing director, Horst Koehler, predicts the move will help boost economic growth in the country.