Egypt

May 14, 2001

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Egypt has fallen under media scrutiny for the practice of denying citizenship to the children of foreign fathers, an especially harsh measure given wi

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Egyptian press reports indicate that a new foreign minister, whose identity is still unknown, will be sworn in two days after incumbent Amr Moussa bec

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Egypt and Sudan have agreed to put their bilateral relations back on track.

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Egyptian cinema’s answer to Don Juan, Kamal Al Shinnawi, will soon be back on the big screen after a long absence. He will be shooting his new film “Al Futuwwat”

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On the 50th anniversary of the release of its first issue in 1951, a French cinema magazine organized a ceremony that included the screening of 50 films

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Egyptian actress Mervat Amin is preparing to costar in the new comedy “Nisaa Taht Attamrin” (Ladies In Training), along with Mahmoud Abel Aziz

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President Husni Mubarak held talks on Sunday, May 13, with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Horst Koehler, Egypt's official Middle East News Agency said.  Prime Minister Atif Ubaid and th

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Egypt’s minister of water resources & irrigation has recently stated that his country’s water policy aims at keeping the Nile River out the current water crisis in the Middle East.

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Egypt plans to launch its third mobile telephone network in December 2002, once the five-year exclusivity period for the currently operating companies ends.

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Egyptian President Mubarak and Sudanese President Bashir ended a one-day summit in Sharm Al-Shaikh on Sunday, having discussed political initiatives as well as economic bilateral cooperation.

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HSBC Bank, previously known as the Egyptian British Bank, has recently begun taking measures to merge with Misr International Credit Bank.

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Egyptian Minister of Tourism has recently met in Cairo with his Sudanese counterpart to discuss ways to promote bilateral investment projects, primarily in the tourism and transport sectors.

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The Egyptian minister of agriculture and land reclamation said that 174,000 tons of potatoes have been exported by Egypt this farming season.

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Market sentiment in the week ending May 11 was high as investors started to concentrate their trading on blue chips ahead of their inclusion in the MSCI indices at the end of May. The telecom sector f

May 13, 2001

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Although it has not hit the record of 1988, drug use is still a burden on Egypt.