Egypt

July 29, 2001

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A confessed Egyptian secret service agent, Adnan Shaker Sultani, who assassinated a key Lebanese publisher during the rule of the late Jamal Abdel-Nas

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Over 80 percent of Egyptians support warmer relations with Iran, according to a recent opinion poll conducted by the Al Ahram Center for Political and

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Egypt’s Zamalek has renewed its offer to buy Tarasana’s midfielder Mohammad Abdul Wahid. Tarasana has previously turned down the deal.

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Egypt’s U-19 women team has won the bronze in the world squash championship in Malaysia after defeating the US 3-0.

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Two officials of the armed Egyptian fundamentalist group Al Jihad, sentenced in absentia to jail terms, have been extradited to Egypt by two undisclos

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A giant US construction company and an affiliate have been indicted on charges of participating in a vast criminal conspiracy to cheat the US governme

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Egyptian actress Nadia Al Jundi has been visiting a psychiatrist to learn about emotional reactions and humans behavior when exposed to severe psychological pressures.

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Egyptian director Raafat Al Mihi's literary debut, published recently in Paris, was banned on entry to Egypt.

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The 58th Venice International Film Festival will honor Egyptian director Yousef Shahin as part of a special program entitled (Greetings to Three Bosses).

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Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas has filed a slander suit against a newspaper demanding compensation of two million dollars

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A protocol aiming to promote business cooperation between Egypt and Poland is expected to be singed this coming September.

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Exports from Egypt’s Port Said free trade zone (FTZ) have reached $115 million in the year 2000, according to the head of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI).

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In a positive week for Arab stock markets, the Saudi, Lebanese and Palestinian bourses were the best performers. Saudi Arabia’s NCFEI all-share index rose 2.9 percent to reach 2,468.97 points, its hig

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Egypt recently began intensive negotiations with various Arab funds regarding a $1.5 billion loan for the current fiscal year 2001/2002.

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Recent reports reveal that the gap between Egypt’s foreign currency reserves and spending dropped dramatically over the past three years.