Egypt

June 26, 2001

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Egypt's defense chief has pledged that the army will keep pace with changing technology and combat doctrine in the West.

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An Egyptian beauty contest company is accusing the paper An Nabaa, already under fire for sparking Coptic Christians to riot, with labeling its execut

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The Egyptian Pilot Association has denied as baseless a Newsweek report claiming that Egyptian officials admitted to American investigators that the c

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Egypt’s national soccer team has left for Rabat to face Morocco in an elimination match on Saturday in World Cup qualifiers.

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Egypt’s football league will not take part in the September 2-16 Mediterranean Games hosted by Tunisia due to member teams’ commitments during that pe

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Egypt’s soccer team has moved on to quarterfinals in the World Military Cup after beating Cyprus 2-1 on Monday.

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Ahead of a court hearing in Egypt to decide whether the Israeli Shas Party's spiritual leader, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, could be indicted for anti-Arab rem

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The first United Nations General Assembly special session on HIV/AIDS was plunged into disarray Monday by a filibuster by Muslim states over the parti

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Egyptian officials say the country's former ambassador to Israel, Mohammed Bassiouni, who was recalled last year, has tendered his resignation just af

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The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah, and a businessman are squabbling with the heirs of the late Egyptian star Suad Hosni over three flats rented by the late artist.

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TV director Ahmed Khader has begun contacting screenwriters to come up with a script for a series on the life of the late Egyptian actress Suad Hosni.

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A delegation representing the Arab Investment & Agricultural Development Authority is scheduled to visit Egypt in the near future, to prepare technical and financial studies of the Toshki project.

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EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg Monday, June 25, signed an "association agreement" with Egypt for promotion of bilateral trade.  A statement accompanying the accord, signed by Egyptian Fore

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The Egyptian Tourism Minister recently stated that the Israeli Government, led by Ariel Sharon, is responsible for the declining number of tourists arriving into the Middle East, including Egypt.

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In an attempt to alleviate Egyptian unemployment, a small manufacturing industry complex, costing $772,000, was recently established in the Giza district.