Egypt

July 2, 2001

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President Hosni Mubarak has awarded Arts and Sciences Medals to the stars of the film Ayyam Al Sadat (Sadat Days).

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The European Commission (EC) recently announced that it has decided to drop the temporary ban imposed on Egyptian potatoes.

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Meeting with representatives from major foreign and local companies in Egypt, Prime Minister Atef Obeid announced that his government would take the necessary steps to increase the influx of Arab and

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The Egyptian government has given initial approval for the establishment of a $150 million administrative tourist project along the Giza boardwalks.

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Egyptian and Cypriot officials plan to meet in late July, to discuss the possibility of the two countries cooperating in the exploitation of oil reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Computers sales in Egypt are expected to reach 172,850 units by 2001-end. Compared with the 160,849 units sold in 2000, and the 131,291 units the year before, this indicates an average eight percent y

July 1, 2001

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher on Sunday said Israel should not be allowed to control the timetable for the US-led Mitchell plan for Israeli-Pa

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Egypt’s soccer team will face Deutschland on Sunday night in FIFA’s World Youth Championship’s quarterfinals in Argentina.

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Egypt’s Mohammad Abdul Fattah has won the 160-km gold medal of the Arab Biking Tournament in Idlib, Syria.

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An Egyptian newspaper editor has landed an extra two weeks in jail for allegedly accepting bribes in exchange for halting his paper’s “defamation camp

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The United States is warning that Egypt and Israel may soon be slapped with sanctions that would affect the transfer of technology to these Middle Eas

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An Egyptian trade fair currently being held in Tehran will improve economic and political relations between Egypt and Iran, said the head of the Egypt

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Egyptian military liaison officers crossed into Israel on Saturday to participate in a joint investigation into how an Egyptian border policeman was k

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The Ukraine has been awarded the contract for a project to produce and launch Egypt's first reconnaissance mini-satellite.

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Director Ahmed Khader has not decided yet who will perform the role of the late artist Suad Hosni, Cinderella of Arab cinema, in an upcoming film, but is circulating the famous glass slipper.