Egypt

June 30, 2001

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Egypt’s Zamalek has added Ismaeli and national team star Rida Sika to its soccer team in an EP700,000-deal.

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Egypt’s handball team will take part in Scandinavia Championship to be held in Sweden between July 1-5, with the participation of seven European teams

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Egypt will play its elimination match against Morocco at 22:00 Cairo time in Rabat. The match for both is a crossing point to 2002 World Cup finals.

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Trade between Egypt and Lebanon soared to $110 million last year, compared with $66.5 million in 1999.

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Three banks, including Standard Chartered, have submitted bids for a majority stake in Egyptian American Bank (EAB).

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Libyan leader Moammer Kadhafi discussed the crisis in the Occupied Territories in a telephone conversation on Fri

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz will arrive in Egypt on Monday for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on bilateral and regional iss

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Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir said Friday that he would devote the coming year to achieving peace in his war-torn country.

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Israeli gunfire from Rafah in the Gaza Strip killed an Egyptian soldier Friday night, Egyptian officials said, in the first such incident since the Pa

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Screenwriter Mohammed Jalal Abdel Qawi is complaining that Egyptian television executives have blocked production of the made-for-TV film Natanya,

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An Egyptian source in the judiciary branch says a number of Egyptian artists have filed a suit with the prosecutor general accusing Nadia Yusri of murdering the late actress Suad Hosni

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Director Ismael Abdel Hafez will next week begin shooting a new series entitled Bint Min Shubra (A Girl From Shubra) based on a novel by the writer Fathi Ghanem.

June 29, 2001

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Egyptian security forces on Friday blocked a convoy of trucks carrying aid to Palestinians, triggering protests by hundreds of Egyptian activists acco

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Friday left Cairo on an official two-day visit to Khartoum for talks with President Omer Al Bashir on effo

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The non-payment of parking tickets has reached epidemic levels among diplomatic missions assigned to the United Nations in New York. And African natio