Egypt

July 8, 2001

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By Mohammad Baali Albawaba.com – Cairo  Soaring numbers of Egyptian parliamentarians and government officials, 934 by the latest count, are facing leg

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Prosecutor Mahmoud Al Arousi has referred the director general of the Egyptian Ministry of Economy’s deals and promotions department to the Higher Dis

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The highest-ranking sheikh at Al Azhar, the top Sunni Muslim authority in the world, has changed his religious decree barring cornea transplants witho

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There are reports that a French club is interested in buying Ahli’s left defender Ahmad Abu Mesallam “for no less than a million dollars.”

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Egypt’s female weight lifter, Nagham Ramadan, achieved the fourth place in the World Championship in Greece.

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A team sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum is exploring the burial chambers of two priests at the Teti pyramid complex at Saqqara.

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The results of the 7th Cairo Radio and TV Festival were announced on Sunday at the closing ceremony at the Information Production City.

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab has recently recorded a special song for the Palestinian Intifada called Al Quds Terjaa Lana (Jerusalem Will Be Returned to Us),

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Director Mohammed Al Najjar has paid $200,000 to a team of special effects experts from London to help him shoot a half-minute scene in the film Rihlet Hobb (Love Journey).

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Sudan thanked Egypt Saturday, July 7, for its help in reaching peace and maintaining Sudanese unity during talks on bilateral cooperation in Khartoum. "The bond between the two countries is so firm th

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The Egyptian government is expected to take several steps in the near future to ease restrictions on cotton products, in order to lower export prices and enhance competitiveness on the global markets.

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According to Jordan Investment Board (JIB) figures, Egypt currently leads in foreign investments in Jordan, followed by the US, Britain, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

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Egypt’s Minister of Electricity, Ali Al-Saeidy, estimates the investment needs of the Egyptian electricity sector at 4.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($1 billion) in the upcoming fiscal year 2001/2002.

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The PAMI index surged 367 points or 5.8 percent to end the week at 6,713.8. Leading the rally, as expected, were the telecom companies composed of MobiNil and Orascom Telecom –OT which advanced 7.31 p

July 7, 2001

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Egypt’s Squash Team will be among five Arab teams to participate in the Arab Squash Tournament, to be held in Rabat on July 25. The four other countri