Egypt

July 17, 2001

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On Sunday, July 15, the market set off the week on a negative note, with the PAMI index shedding 150 points or 2.17 percent. The bears were decidedly in he driver’s seat yesterday as decliners overpow

July 16, 2001

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A group of Egyptian lawyers held a “virtual reception” on Monday for Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, who arrived in Cairo for high-level talks.

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A regional Arab anti-apartheid conference will be held in Cairo on July 19 in preparation for an international event on the same topic scheduled for S

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A mother whose children were taken by her Tunisian father four years ago has sent an emotional message of support to Louise Soliman, a Scottish mother

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Two executives who work for Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Authority were injured along with four other people when their car collided with a truck in ea

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Egyptian athlete Amr Gazali won the bronze in discus in the world youth championship hosted by Hungary.

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Egypt’s basketball team “A” will play against England in Alexandria at 6:00 Monday in a six-team friendly tournament. Team B will face Russia at 9:00.

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Egypt is said to have won the extradition of six Islamic fugitives charged with being involved in terrorist plots. Meanwhile, thousands of Egyptians

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Emirates Telecommunications Corp. (Etisalat) on Sunday announced the launch of a new service that allows people with WAP-enabled mobiles to access the

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Two Palestinians were killed in the early hours of Monday morning while preparing a bomb in a field not far from Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium where the o

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Despite the intensive ad campaign for the most recent film of Nabila Ubaid, QasaQis Al Ushaq, the star has asked screenwriter and producer Wahid Hamed to postpone its screening

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Director Raed Labib has decided to re-run his play Zakiyyah Zakariyya under a new name, Lailat Al Qabd Ala Zakiyyah, costarring Majeda Al Khatib, Ghada Nafe and Yousef Daoud, along with Ibrahim Naser

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Comedy star Samir Ghanem has denied that his performance in two plays in the same season is an imitation or exploitation of the successful experience of Egyptian actor Mohammed Subhi.

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The Egyptian government has recently began executing its new 2001/2002 public budget, valued at EP 126.8 billion, compared with EP 110.3 billion of the previous fiscal year.

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Since the outbreak of the Palestinian uprising in October 2000, the number of Israeli tourists to East Sinai resorts had dropped by over 90 percent.