Egypt

July 29, 2001

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Egyptian director Raafat Al Mihi's literary debut, published recently in Paris, was banned on entry to Egypt.

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The 58th Venice International Film Festival will honor Egyptian director Yousef Shahin as part of a special program entitled (Greetings to Three Bosses).

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Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas has filed a slander suit against a newspaper demanding compensation of two million dollars

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A protocol aiming to promote business cooperation between Egypt and Poland is expected to be singed this coming September.

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Exports from Egypt’s Port Said free trade zone (FTZ) have reached $115 million in the year 2000, according to the head of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI).

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In a positive week for Arab stock markets, the Saudi, Lebanese and Palestinian bourses were the best performers. Saudi Arabia’s NCFEI all-share index rose 2.9 percent to reach 2,468.97 points, its hig

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Egypt recently began intensive negotiations with various Arab funds regarding a $1.5 billion loan for the current fiscal year 2001/2002.

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Recent reports reveal that the gap between Egypt’s foreign currency reserves and spending dropped dramatically over the past three years.

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Egypt's Orascom Telecom (OT) has signed a deal in Cairo with France's Alcatel to supply equipment and solutions for OT's expanding mobile telephone network in Africa and the Middle East, the firms sai

July 28, 2001

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Egypt’s Copts are accusing security authorities of encouraging young women from their minority Christian community to flee their homes and marry Musli

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An itinerant clover vendor was beaten to death this week when he clashed with a customer over a bundle of the greens.

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The Egyptian Sports Club has trained a number of “police” dogs and is giving them the run of the facility in order to sniff out drug dealers and addic

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismael Cem will arrive in Cairo next Monday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart, Ahmad Maher, on regional issues, particu

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Egypt’s Zamalek is mulling to invite England’s Manchester United for a friendly match in May at the opening ceremony of the club’s Hilmi Zamoura stadi

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Egypt’s women’s squash team will play Saturday for the world bronze against the USA, after they were defeated Friday by the host, Malyasia by 2-1.