Egypt

August 8, 2001

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Following Sunday’s devaluation of the Egyptian pound by six percent to EP 4.15 to the dollar, IMF’s managing director, Horst Koehler, predicts the move will help boost economic growth in the country.

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The National Bank of Egypt recently presented Prime Minister Atif Ubaid a study regarding the establishment of a banking insurance firm, where initial investments in the company are estimated at $1.26

August 7, 2001

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Political and economic observers in Cairo on Monday predicted an imminent cabinet reshuffle as a result of the political leadership’s dissatisfaction

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An Egyptian human rights group issued Tuesday a list of Israelis charged with killing Egyptian prisoners of war (POWs) in the 1956 Sinai Campaign and

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher said Monday that there was no agreement to hold an Afro-Arab summit to discuss peace and reconciliation in Sudan

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Egypt’s Ahli and Zamalek have agreed on a unified policy regarding revenues from TV coverage of their matches in local and African championships.

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A report by a FIFA committee recommends rejecting Egypt’s demand of a rematch included in a complaint following its Algeria game in the world cup last

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher launched a scathing attack Monday on Israel's policy of killing Palestinian fighters, saying the government of P

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Lebanese singer Pascal Mashaalani has recently agreed to play the character of a resistance fighter’s daughter who lives in Egypt and Lebanon.

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Egyptian actor Yahya Al Fakhrani is studying the possibility of returning to the film production business

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Egyptian director Yousef Shahin has composed the music for one of the songs on the soundtrack of his new film Sukout Hansawar (Quiet, We Will Shoot)

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The Sudanese government has recently laid the corner stone for the White Nile Sugar Company. The project, including a 200,0000-acre sugar cane plantation and refinery, was set up as a joint Egyptian-L

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Some 11,500 Saudi tourists have visited Egypt during the first half of 2001, reflecting a 2.29 percent rise compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, according a report released by

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Egypt’s textile exports to the United States during the first quarter of the year 2001 rose to 140 million Egyptian pounds ($35.3 million), according to a report recently released by the Egyptian mini

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Trade volume between China and Egypt stands at approximately $900 million, according the official Egyptian state information service. Of the total figure, Egyptian exports to China stand at 11 percent