Egypt

June 25, 2001

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A new tax amendment proposal has been brought before the Egyptian cabinet, which would decrease tax rates in certain sectors from 40 to 25 percent, and lower the cut-off point for tax exemption from 2

June 24, 2001

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Middle East issues and economic cooperation will be discussed at the fifth round of meetings by the Higher Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Committee on Sunday

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Two new cases of E.coli have been confirmed by health officials in Suffolk, England, taking the total number of cases to 16. Three of the victims cont

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Egypt’s handball team has received separate invitations from seven European countries to play against them in preparation for the World Cup in Morocco

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Egypt’s youth soccer team has qualified for the second round of the World Cup after beating Finland 2-1. They will face the US on Wednesday.

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The Egyptian Mufti, Sheikh Naser Farid Wassel, said this week that the exigencies of daily life had made all types of insurance a necessity.

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Egypt and the US have agreed to intensify their efforts to "help" the Palestinians and Israelis fully implement the Mitchell report recommendations, s

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The Sci-Fi Channel will launch the epic story Maatkara, an online animated series, which chronicles the adventures of an Egyptian princess, on June 28,

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Samir Al Jamal has asked the head of the Egyptian TV and Radio Union to help demolish obstacles in the path of the first Egyptian-Syrian television series, Maa Wa Demaa

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Mystery surrounds the death of the renowned Arab cinema star Suad Hosni and the last few hours before her fall from the window on the sixth floor of a residential building in London.

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British police have begun an investigation into the death of Arab cinema's Cinderella, Suad Hosni, after she fell from a building in the Maida Vale district of London on Friday,

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Egyptian Nobel Prize winner Nagib Mahfouz’s story Nour Al Qamar (Moonlight) will soon be illuminating television screens,

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The Kingdom Holding Company had recently invested $1 million in the Arabian Hotels Company in Ramallah, revealed the company’s chairman, Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal.

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The Egyptian parliament approved the long-awaited mortgage draft law on June 16, thereby removing the final obstacle before President Hosni Mubarak signed the bill into law. Suez Cement announced on J

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Market sources anticipate the value of future requests for housing loans to reach nine billion Egyptian pounds ($2.3 million) after the first year of enactment of the mortgage leasing law.