Egypt

July 10, 2001

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Egyptian actor Hisham Abdel Hamid is boning up on history to perform the character of the late Egyptian writer Yousef Al Sibeai in a TV series,

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Despite his short lifetime, Sayyed Darwish is viewed as one of the most prominent musicians of the 20th century. He had a huge impact on the development of Arab music

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Lebanese singer Waleed Tawfiq is gearing up to take a starring role in an Egyptian film along with the renowned Egyptian actress Yusra.

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Rehearsals for the play Tiatro Lil Baya (Theater for Sale) directed by Sayyed Khattab, written by Mustafa Saad and costarring the popular singer Shaaban Abdel Rehim are underway.

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Ninety Italian investment companies have channeled roughly 1.45 billion Egyptian pounds worth of capital and 3.85 billion pounds worth of investment into Egypt.

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Mousa has announced that Egypt will host next year’s Arab Economic Conference in Cairo.

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Recently published statistics reveal that the value of exchanges between these two states grew to $110 million in 2000, up from $77 million in 1999.

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The Egyptian government recently paid down $1.1 billion of its foreign debt, as the Egyptian Central Bank has reported that the country’s total foreign debt presently stands at $27.8 billion.

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At a recent meeting in Cairo, the Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Commercial Committee discussed the possibility of establishing a company that will market the various products manufactured by both states.

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A senior executive in the Egypt Aluminum Company, the sole crude aluminum manufacturer in the country, recently announced that it intends to expand its production by 25 percent in the 2003 fiscal year

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On Sunday, July 8, the market appeared on hold as investors remained on the sidelines waiting for market bellwether, MobiNiL, 1H FY01 results due out today. Accordingly, volumes were low recording at

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Official reports state that the World Bank recently approved $150 million in loans to Egypt to be provided within the next three years.

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Official reports state that the World Bank has recently approved $150 million in loans to Egypt to be provided over the next three years. Possible beneficiaries of the grant will be discussed at a fut

July 9, 2001

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said Monday that he would visit Egypt next week at the invitation of Cairo.

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A British woman who claims her two young children were abducted by her estranged husband in Egypt has been offered foreign office support in her fight