Egypt

June 19, 2001

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Monday to explain Iraq's position on the "smart" sanctions pr

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Egyptian artist Nada Basyouni has begun shooting her first lead role in the film Salam Merabbaa Lil Sittat (Square Salute for Ladies).

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Egyptian artist Khulood will begin shooting her film Shabab Al Tattoo (Tattooed Guys) on the 20th of this month, after five years of absence following her marriage

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After tough negotiations, director Said Hamed has convinced “Kid” Fairouze, ex-child star famed for her film roles along with Anwar Wajdy, to return to the big screen.

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A recent survey revealed that 90 percent of Egyptians support strengthening inter-Arab economic ties. The government apparently agrees with public opinion, and has taken recent measures to further thi

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An Egyptian ministerial committee chaired recently decided to offer local and international tenders for the construction of 11 new highways.

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Compaq emerges a market force controlling 20 percent of the total computer sales in the region during the first quarter of 2001.

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Iraqi Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Monday, June 18, to explain Iraq's position on "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and t

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The Egyptian Minister of International Planning and Cooperation, Ahmed Al-Darsh, recently signed a project development contract with the Swiss Ambassador in Cairo, Plizer Judith.

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On Sunday, June 17, the market kicked off with a negative tone with most blue chips heading south on depressed volumes. The active PAMI index sank 1.4 percent, while the broader PIPO index gained 0.3

June 18, 2001

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Egyptian bank mergers have become a hot issue, and many discussions are underway as to how such moves could boost efficiency and develop capital bases

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid said Sunday that his electricity minister would apologize for insulting a parliamentarian.

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Egypt’s basketball team has bowed out of a friendly tournament in Spain due to Israeli participation.

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Ahli’s newly appointed coach De Silva has said he will apply a new style to the club’s soccer plans, based on the Brazilian instead of the German scho