Egypt

June 21, 2001

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Ministers and senior government officials from the ten Nile Basin countries will meet with donors and development agencies for the first-ever Internat

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The Egyptian Bar Association is due to begin on Thursday its trial in absentia of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is charged with committing

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According to the head of the league, Egypt has officially cancelled its handball team’s participation in the Mediterranean Games in Tunis.

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Egypt’s youth team was defeated 1-7 by Argentina Wednesday in World Cup finals. They’ll meet Finland Saturday in the last chance to qualify for the se

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday met two Sudanese rebel leaders who gave him their perspective on the latest developments in the war-torn

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Forty police officers and thirty demonstrators were slightly hurt Wednesday night in clashes during a protest by young members of Egypt's Coptic Chris

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Israel Radio reported Thursday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon by phone Wednesday in an effort to

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US President George W. Bush said Wednesday he would send Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Middle East next week in a bid to shore up an increasi

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi is rehearsing intensively for his role in the play Helw Wa Kadab, which costars Wahid Seif and Wafaa Amer.

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International star Omar Al Sharif has agreed to take the starring role in the film Al Rajol Al Muntathar (The Expected Man).

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Jordan’s 20-day Shabib Festival, which will begin on July 1, will host a bevy of stars

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An Arab-German economic meeting will be held in Cairo at the end of June 2001 to promote bilateral trade relations, under the title “Privatization in Egypt”.

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As part of Egyptian efforts to encourage economic cooperation with France, Egypt’s economy ministry recently held a conference in Paris, under the title ‘Egypt's Economy in 2001, New Impetus’.

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The tender for the sale of the Egyptian joint stock company, Transport & Engineering Co. (TRENCO) has been extend through the first of July.

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On Tuesday, June 19, the market tanked while approaching historical lows on lack of fresh news. Both indices closed in the red with the PAMI index erasing 1.56 percent while the broader PIPO index she