Egypt

July 16, 2001

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The Egyptian Orascom Telecom (OT) company has won the bid for Algeria’s second mobile license. OT disclosed that it had bid $737 million for the 15-year license. The network is expected to become oper

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According to recent reports, the issuance of Egyptian sovereign dollar bonds, an unprecedented move by Egypt, saw an unanticipated demand.

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Following a recent agreement between the Jordanian Phosphate Mines Company and the Iranian Petrochemicals, Jordanian exports to Iran will be resumed after it has been frozen for nearly a decade.

July 15, 2001

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The Egyptian prosecutor has referred the undersecretary of the Ministry of Information to a disciplinary court on charges of directing government radi

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The Egyptian Writers Union has decided to form a permanent committee to scrutinize academics who call for the normalization of relations with Israel.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat began a meeting in Cairo Sunday with Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres to discuss the Palestinian crisis.

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The Egyptian Medical Association on Saturday sent four fully equipped ambulances the Occupied Territories, where they will operate as mobile intensive

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Egypt’s interior ministry denied on Saturday media reports that a shootout in Sharqiyya province at dawn on the same day was a terrorist attack. One s

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An U-18 Egyptian athlete has won the silver medal in shot putt in the youth world championship in Hungary. Yasser Ibrahim broke the Arab and African r

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Senegal’s win over Morocco Saturday kept Egypt’s hopes for World Cup finals alive. Egypt has to defeat Algeria on July 21 with focus on number of goal

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The English Charlton club has contacted Egypt’s Ahli to buy its defender Ibrahim Said for $1.5m.

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A secret delegation from the Egyptian Defense Ministry visited Washington this week for talks on Egypt's ballistic missile deals with North Korea, acc

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The focus of Middle East peace efforts shifts to Egypt on Sunday, with both Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Pe

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After a three-year sabbatical, Egyptian actress Hala Fakher will return to the theater in the play Alo Ya Ard (Hello Earth).

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Film director Mohammed Khan has applied indirectly to obtain Egyptian citizenship