Egypt

July 24, 2001

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Egyptians spend fourteen times as much on food as they do on smoking each year, reveals a new survey.

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A Jordanian motorist was arrested on Monday as he tried to smuggle 15,000 Viagra tablets and 54 mobile telephone sets into Egypt.

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Egypt's intermediate-range missile program is said to be stuck in its critical second phase.

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England’s Aston Villa club has shown interest in buying Egyptian soccer star Ibrahim Said for $2m, challenging an offer by Charlton which paid $1.5m f

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Egypt’s diving team have come first in crossing the English Channel for the first time.

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Egypt’s squash junior women’s team have reached quarterfinals in the world championship after defeating Germany 3-0 in Malaysia, and to meet Singapore

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The Egyptian Ministry of Communication has signed an agreement with the General Information Agency to establish 29 information technology (IT) clubs a

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Senior Iranian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo on Monday to discuss expanding bilateral ties after 22 years of frozen relations.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak embarks Tuesday on a European tour, which will take him to Italy and Germany for talks that will focus on the Palesti

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Egyptian artist Mahmoud Qabil is shooting his scenes in the drama series Al Nujoom La Tahjeb Al Shams (Stars Do Not Cover the Sun) along with Nawal Abu Al Futooh

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After a five-year sabbatical, Egyptian actress Laila Taher has announced her return to the world of comedy.

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The head of the Cairo International Film Festival, Hussein Fahmi, has rejected the application of the actress Nabila Ebeid to participate with her latest film Qasaqis Al Ushaq

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In an effort to promote the import of Egyptian goods to Uganda, Egypt recently offered the African State a six month, $10 million credit line.

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid recently described the newly implemented state budget as “The biggest…in Egypt's history”. The new budget is part of an aggressive campaign, initiated by President H

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Increased economic cooperation between Egypt and Jordan was recently discussed at an Arab economic and industry conference held in Cairo.