Egypt

June 24, 2001

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The Egyptian Mufti, Sheikh Naser Farid Wassel, said this week that the exigencies of daily life had made all types of insurance a necessity.

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Egypt and the US have agreed to intensify their efforts to "help" the Palestinians and Israelis fully implement the Mitchell report recommendations, s

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The Sci-Fi Channel will launch the epic story Maatkara, an online animated series, which chronicles the adventures of an Egyptian princess, on June 28,

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Samir Al Jamal has asked the head of the Egyptian TV and Radio Union to help demolish obstacles in the path of the first Egyptian-Syrian television series, Maa Wa Demaa

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Mystery surrounds the death of the renowned Arab cinema star Suad Hosni and the last few hours before her fall from the window on the sixth floor of a residential building in London.

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British police have begun an investigation into the death of Arab cinema's Cinderella, Suad Hosni, after she fell from a building in the Maida Vale district of London on Friday,

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Egyptian Nobel Prize winner Nagib Mahfouz’s story Nour Al Qamar (Moonlight) will soon be illuminating television screens,

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The Kingdom Holding Company had recently invested $1 million in the Arabian Hotels Company in Ramallah, revealed the company’s chairman, Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal.

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The Egyptian parliament approved the long-awaited mortgage draft law on June 16, thereby removing the final obstacle before President Hosni Mubarak signed the bill into law. Suez Cement announced on J

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Market sources anticipate the value of future requests for housing loans to reach nine billion Egyptian pounds ($2.3 million) after the first year of enactment of the mortgage leasing law.

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Malaysia plans to open numerous trade centers in Egypt in the near future. The centers would be run by the private sector, unlike government owned trade centers such as those in Dubai.

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Local banks have refused to negotiate with the Egyptian Steel & Iron Company regarding the settlement of its EP3 billion debt. 10,000 of the company’s 19,000 employees may soon be forced into early re

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An Egyptian trade delegation will visit Cyprus next week in a move to boost bilateral relations that may include discussions on possible joint oil exploration, Egypt's ambassador to Cyprus said Tuesda

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The Public Petroleum Authority has recently launched an international promotion campaign in an effort to lure global oil and natural gas excavation companies to Egypt.

June 23, 2001

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The Egyptian National Earthquake Network has said in a statement on Saturday that an earthquake registering roughly six on the Richter scale had rocke