Egypt

May 21, 2001

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Egyptian star Yahya Al Fakhrani is gearing up to shoot his new film Al Pico 2001, written by Fathi Salameh, directed by Hasan Ibrahim and costarring Hussein Al Shirbini,

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In cooperation with the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce, the Egyptian Businessmen’s Association is organizing an Egypt-UK round table in Cairo on May 20.

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Technology education projects are to be launched in 22 Egyptian cities, in association with 700 factories throughout the country.

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The Credit Suisse Private Banking Group has decided to provide financial and investment services to customers in Egypt, in association with the New York based International Concord Investments Corpora

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Local security sources revealed that EP 628 million were spent on the purchase of illegal drugs during the year 2000, reflecting an EP 30-million decrease compared with the 1988 figures.

May 20, 2001

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The Cairo-based Land Center for Human Rights (LCHR) has released a report blasting the Egyptian government’s social and economic policies.

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Egypt's military is preparing for a major exercise meant to test its ground-based offensive capabilities.

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Egypt’s two mobile companies, MobiNil and Click, are stepping up their criticism of Egypt Telecom for its plan to establish a third mobile company, ac

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A British citizen of Egyptian origin has announced that he will run as an independent in the upcoming general elections in the country.

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The Egyptian government on Saturday called for an immediate halt to the escalating conflict in the Palestinian Territories and a resumption of peace t

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After eight years of see-sawing deliberations, a Qatari court has decided to throw out the case filed by artist Hala Sudki against her husband,

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Artist Mohammed Munir is preparing to return to the big screen in the new movie Uns Alwujud, which costars Hanan Turk and a large group of young actors,

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Zaki Juma’h, the name on the lips of lovers of the play “Madrasat Al Mushaghibeen” for decades, surprised party-goers by appearing at an event honoring comedian Adel Imam

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The CASE rose again this week, ahead of the inclusion of Egypt in the MSCI EMF Index at the end of May. The market managed to squeeze out gains despite disruptions in the new EFA trading system, which

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A new pipeline will soon be constructed to export Egyptian natural gas to Jordan and Syria through the Gulf of Aqaba, a recent report in Cairo’s <I>Al-Ahram</I> stated.