Egypt

July 1, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Ukraine has been awarded the contract for a project to produce and launch Egypt's first reconnaissance mini-satellite.

03:00 GMT

Director Ahmed Khader has not decided yet who will perform the role of the late artist Suad Hosni, Cinderella of Arab cinema, in an upcoming film, but is circulating the famous glass slipper.

03:00 GMT

The Egypt Distribution Company is asking three comedy stars, Adel Imam, Mohammed Heneidi and Alaa Waley Eddin, to postpone the release of at least one of their films to lessen box-office competition t

03:00 GMT

The seventh Cairo Radio and TV Festival will kick off on Monday evening at the Information Production City. The festival will include an opera, A’lam A’rabi Wahed

03:00 GMT

Egypt and France recently signed an agreement providing 25,000-tons of French wheat to Egypt, according to <I>Al-Gomhuria</I> daily.

03:00 GMT

In a recent meeting attended by Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and several Egyptian business figures, various ways of promoting the country’s industrial sector were discussed.

03:00 GMT

Egypt and France recently signed an agreement providing 25,000-tons of French wheat to Egypt. The shipment is due to arrive in Egypt this coming August.

03:00 GMT

Bilateral cooperation between Egypt and China is expanding at leaps and bounds, according to Nomaan Galal, Egypt’s ambassador to China.

03:00 GMT

The Small Industries Association in Egypt’s Ramadan 10th industrial city has demanded exemption from registration fees for manufacturers, such as that offered to residential associations of the city.

June 30, 2001

03:00 GMT

Egypt lost its last chance to qualify to FIFA World Cup finals, as it was defeated 0-1 by Morocco Saturday night

03:00 GMT

Despite government denials, an Egyptian economist says the international community is laundering money in the North African country, and lays the blam

03:00 GMT

Ninety Italian investment companies have channeled roughly 1.45 billion pounds worth of capital and 3.85 billion pounds worth of investment into Egypt

03:00 GMT

A high-ranking intelligence officer in Egypt was shot 15 times by four armed men when he tried to arrest them on Saturday.

03:00 GMT

The Executive Bureau of Arab ministers of youth and sports will start its 40th session in Cairo on Monday.

03:00 GMT

Egypt’s Zamalek has added Ismaeli and national team star Rida Sika to its soccer team in an EP700,000-deal.