August 12, 2001
The ongoing sugar crisis in Egypt has recently taken a turn for the worse, as the cost per kilogram of sugar is expected to jump from the present 130 kirsches to 200 kirsches ($0.30-$.47) in the near
Industry sources reveal that the prevailing slowdown of Egypt’s economy has resulted in a decrease in demand for cement, and a subsequent drop in cement prices, according to Al-Hayat daily. Adel Al-
Egyptian tourism specialists predict that Saudi investments in Egyptian tourist projects will rise to as much as much as 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds ($405 million) this year. The same specialists add
August 11, 2001
Egyptian Minister of Health Ismael Sallam has approved the registration of a new medicine for bilharzia discovered by a local scientist.
Green activists say the humble plastic bag is causing an environmental catastrophe as people dispose of them where they can drift into the sea, chokin
German Uto Bovester, Egypt’s Zamalek coach, has resigned over a row with the club’s administration. He last year led Zamalek to the league championshi
Egypt’s basketball team is eying the first African seat in the US-hosted world cup finals as they play Saturday against Angola at 22:00 Cairo time.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has urged Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to initiate new peace talks with the Palestinians despite ongoing blood
An Egyptian man repeatedly hit his wife in the head with an iron bar because he thought she had put rat poison in his breakfast.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has given Egypt observer status with the organization.
Annual trade between Egypt and China reached $100 million in 2000.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher denied on Friday US accusations that Cairo was developing ballistic missiles in cooperation with North Korea, sa
An Egyptian court has resolved several bad-checks suits against singer Mohammed Al Hilo, freeing him to travel abroad.
Alexandria’s 17th International Cinema Festival has rebuffed Israeli attempts to participate in the September 5 event.
Egyptian actor Ahmed Zaki is reportedly very enthusiastic about Lebanese singer Majedah Al Roomi’s participation in the upcoming film Qissat Hubb (Love Story)