Egypt

June 30, 2001

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Egypt lost its last chance to qualify to FIFA World Cup finals, as it was defeated 0-1 by Morocco Saturday night

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Despite government denials, an Egyptian economist says the international community is laundering money in the North African country, and lays the blam

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Ninety Italian investment companies have channeled roughly 1.45 billion pounds worth of capital and 3.85 billion pounds worth of investment into Egypt

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A high-ranking intelligence officer in Egypt was shot 15 times by four armed men when he tried to arrest them on Saturday.

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The Executive Bureau of Arab ministers of youth and sports will start its 40th session in Cairo on Monday.

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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,