June 13, 2001
Egyptian lawyers have followed in the footsteps of a Lebanese colleague and Arab activists in Belgium, announcing that they will file suit against Pri
An accused Israeli spy, Egyptian engineer Sherif Al Filali, was acquitted in Cairo on Wednesday, but a Russian who was tried in absentia, Gregory Jife
Egyptian Prosecutor General Maher Abdel Wahed has ordered the former governor of Giza, Maher Al Jundi, to appear along with seven others before the st
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale shook Egyptian areas on Tuesday, causing panic among some residents, but there were no reports of cas
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and CIA chief George Tenet struck a deal early Wednesday on Tenet's plan for putting in place a lasting ceasefire
Rumor has it that controversial singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim visited Kuwait a few days ago to sing at the wedding party of one of the local upper crust.
He may be 75 years old and seriously ill, but Youssef Shahin is forging ahead with a new film while also wielding his camera to fight a battle on behalf of peasants in Cairo.
An unprecedented animated film about the life of the Prophet Mohammed must pass muster at Al Azhar, the millenium-old "fortress" of Sunni Islam, clerics said.
Lebanese artist Madeleine Tabar is back on the set of her new film Mushaghibah Fil Aryaf (Rioter in the Countryside), which she left temporarily to appear in the second part of Zizinya
Celebrated Egyptian actress Shwikar will return to the set next month to shoot the television series Rahiq Al Firdaws (Nectar of Paradise).
Egyptian Minister Atef Ubeid recently disclosed government plans aimed at to promoting foreign investments and boosting local markets.
Revenues from the Suez Canal fell to $159 million in April 2001, down from $162.2 million in the month of March, reflecting a 1.97 percent decline. In April 2000 canal receipts reached $162.1 million.
Microsoft has announced that it is teaming up with LinkdotNet, an Egyptian Internet Service Provider (ISP), to form an Arabic and English-language web portal, MSN.Arabia.com.
June 12, 2001
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Egypt on Tuesday at the start of a week-long mission in the Middle East aimed at ending eight months of vio
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sent a message congratulating Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on his re-election on Friday.