May 9, 2001
The US-based United Defense has been awarded a $21.8-million contract to co-produce 13 improved recovery vehicles—HERCULES—for the Egyptian Army’s land forces.
Revenues from Suez Canal traffic rose during the July 2000-February 2001 period, from $124 billion during the corresponding period a year earlier, to $1.30 billion.
Skoda Auto, the leading Czech car manufacturer, has revealed that Egypt is one of the countries that had offered to construct a local assembly plant.
An application by Iran to join the World Trade Organization will be brought up before the governing council of the financial body this week.
The effort to private Telecom Egypt, the country’s national telecom company, progressed one step further last week, as Merrill Lynch and Commercial International Bank were provided a mandate to sell a
Egypt’s Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade recently purchased 200,000 tons of raw Carribean sugar for the total value nine million dollars.
An economic association agreement between Egypt and the European Union will be signed in Brussels this coming June.
May 8, 2001
Candidates for the Egyptian Shura (Consultative) Council elections, which will kick off on May 16, have begun their election campaigns, and the most s
Egypt’s oil minister Sameh Fahmy has announced Monday upon his arrival from UAE that Egypt and Emirates have agreed upon a number of petrochemical pro
Members of the Egyptian Press Association are gearing up for a campaign aimed at the release of a colleague who has been convicted of libel.
Jordan and Egypt agreed on Monday to work towards establishing a maritime tourist route between the two countries and decided to slash transit fees an
The UN has called on the World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN agencies to help Egyptian victims of anti-personnel mines.
The joint Egyptian-Libyan committee convenes Tuesday in Tripoli for talks on bolstering bilateral ties in all fields, especially politics and economy.
Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said Tuesday that a four-step plan for resuming peace talks in the Middle East proposed by former US senator Geo
After finishing the role of King Khofo in the historic series “Al Aqdar” (Fate), a story written by Najeeb Mahfouze and directed of Khaled Bahjat,