August 6, 2001
The Egyptian play Mandil Al Helo (The Pretty Lady’s Handkerchief), directed by Nader Salah Eddin, began its run August 1 at the Floating Theatre in Cairo.
Palestinian actor Abdul Rahman Abul Qasem recently won the prize for Best Actor at the 7th Cairo Festival for Radio and TV.
Egypt’s government censors have rejected a foreign company’s request to distribute an album by the Israeli singer Dana International.
Egyptian actor Jamil Rateb is gearing up to direct his first flick, Asfoor Al Shaware’ (Street Bird).
A joint venture, set up by private Egyptian, Saudi and Syrian investors, has received authorization from Damascus to build a $540 million cement factory in Abu Shamat.
Egypt's debts have dropped by 50 percent over the last ten years, according to a recent study issued by the Center for Studies and Research of Developing Countries at Cairo University.
Egypt’s Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology is considering reducing tariffs for local and international calls before October, according to Minister Ahmad Nazif.
The Central Bank of Egypt devaluated the Egyptian pound six percent against the US dollar, to a rate of 4.15 pounds per dollar. This accounts for the second devaluation of the pound in the past six mo
The dominant French subway consortium Interinfra has won the contract to extend Cairo's Number 2 line, worth 261 million Egyptian pounds ($65.2 million), the company told AFP Sunday, August 5. Inter
Egypt recently received approximately $190 million in investments from Japan. This sum is expected to fund various infrastructure projects, hi-tech ventures and a specialized medical related project.
Egypt and Libya are to form a 100 million dollar joint venture for transporting oil and natural gas between the two countries, government daily Al-Akhbar Saturday quoted Oil Minister Sameh Fahmi as sa
Some 3,620 Egyptians from the district of Alexandria have competed a training program in the IT field. The training program was part of the Alexandria - An Electronic City project, aimed at advancing
August 5, 2001
Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman for being married to two men at the same time, the Cairo-based Al Messa newspaper said Sunday.
The Sudanese government has announced that an Afro-Arab summit on peace in Sudan will be convened in mid-August in Tripoli, followed by a national dia
Egypt will face Ivory Coast Sunday in the world basketball qualifiers. Finals will be hosted by the US. Egypt has been Africa’s champion for five time