Egypt

May 23, 2001

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US President George W. Bush on Tuesday discussed the Middle East conflict with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah.

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For years, Shaaban Abdel Rehim was underground. Then in 1994, he made a cameo appearance with star Mahmoud Hemeida in Osama Fawzi's Afarit Al-Asphalt (Asphalt Devils),

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Actor Hisham Abdel Hamid is preparing for his role in the new film Almalek Sadiqi (The King is My Friend), written by Farouq Sabri, directed by Nader Jalal and costarring Hasan Hosni,

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Artist Khaled Al Nabawi is currently shooting his new movie Taeh Fi America (Astray in America), written by Taimour Sirri and costarring Hala Shiha and Mohammed Lutfi.

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Samir Ghanem, famous for his sidesplitting roles in comedies, is preparing a new play, Lusus Walaken Ulama (Thieves, But Also Scientists),

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egyptian stocks ended firmer in slow trade on Tuesday, May 22, driven mainly by technical factors, traders said. "Helwan Cement had a technical bounce. It had fallen 20 percent so h

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound dipped to 11 percent on Monday, May 21, from 11-3/8 percent on Sunday in a liquid to moderate market, bankers said.  They said t

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Due to deteriorating security conditions along the Ivory Coast, the African Development Bank has decided to transfer it’s headquarters from the region, reports London based <I>Al-Hayat</I>.

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Egyptian Minister of Social Affairs Amina Al-Gondi estimates the total investments by the Nasser Social Bank at EP1.7 billion, according to <I>Al-Ahram</I> daily.

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Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi met with the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al- Nuaymeh while on a recent visit to Saudi Arabia.

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The Egyptian parliament has given its approval for new taxes to be imposed on wholesalers and retailers under the final phases of a sales tax law despite opposition criticism, parliamentary sources sa

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The chairman of state-owned EgyptAir said on Tuesday, May 22, he had discussed a $160 million loan from a New York bank to buy two Boeing 777 aircraft.  "I explored with a New York bank delegation a l

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The Washington-based International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced that it will be increasing its investments in Egypt to LE 1.8 billion ($470 million) over the course of the coming year.

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Egyptian Minister of Environment recently announced that a recycling plant for solid waste is being constructed in the city of Ras Al-Barr.

May 22, 2001

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Members of the Egyptian People's Assembly stood in silence in protest against the US position on Israeli attacks against the Palestinian people, and c