Egypt

July 31, 2001

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A report submitted by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum at a recent cabinet meeting reveals that 18 crude oil and 16 natural gas discoveries were recently made in various regions of Egypt.

July 30, 2001

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Ninety-two men acquitted over a massacre that left 20 Christians and a Muslim dead, and four who were jailed only on lesser charges, must face a retri

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A court on Monday rejected a lawsuit aimed at annulling the marriage of a leading Egyptian feminist on grounds she had abandoned her Muslim faith.

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Egypt’s Shura Council is satisfied that the current laws provide ample guarantees for freedom of the press, while ruling out new laws to rein in the c

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An Egyptian committee is working to secure one million signatures on a petition demanding that the government throw out the Israeli ambassador and shu

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The pilot of a private passenger plane parked at Cairo’s international airport first fought with, then kicked out, a stand-by pilot before taking off

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The final match in Egypt’s soccer cup for women will kick off in Port Said at 20:00 local time Monday. Goldy and Smouha teams will face off for the ti

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Egypt’s Ahli has refused a suggestion to add soccer stars from other clubs to its team facing Real Madrid in Cairo on August 4.

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher said Sunday that the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories was dangerous, and called on the internat

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has extended a vacation to Germany by at least another week, to get a check-up for an inflammation of the ear.

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Egyptian director Khairi Bshara has nominated the actress Sharihan to star in his new film Raqs Al Rih (The Dance of the Wind) written by Yehia Azmi

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Kuwaiti singer Abdualla Al Ruweished earned the title of Best Arab Singer for his tune Akher Habeb (The Last Lover) at the Arab Video Festival held in Alexandria this week

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Egyptian director Asmaa Al Bakri is currently preparing for the new film Al Unf Wal Sukhriyah (Violence and Sarcasm), based on the story of the Egyptian writer Albeir Qseiri.

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A number of young Egyptian actors have recently appeared on the big screen. Some of these have become stars very quickly, while others have quietly captivated the audience.

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Egyptian actress Muna Zaki is planning an intimate gathering with family and close friends to celebrate her engagement to the young comedy star Ahmed Hilmi.