Egypt

July 4, 2001

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Pirating of computer products fell 56 percent last year in comparison with 19 percent the year before.

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The ruling Sudanese National Conference Party leadership has unconditionally agreed to an Egyptian-Libyan peace initiative calling for the creation of

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Spain’s Real Madrid has agreed to meet Egypt’s Ahli soccer team in the first week of August for two million dollars to be paid by a private company.

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Egypt’s team will meet the Greek army team in the World Military Cup final match on Friday.

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Egypt’s soccer team will on Wednesday face a challenge in their semifinal match against Ghana in the FIFA’s World Youth Championship in Argentina.

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Kuwaiti Defense Minister Jaber Mubarak Al Sabah arrived in Cairo Tuesday to complete a $120 million deal for an Egyptian air defense system.

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Director Wafiq Wajdi is working on a series of television episodes portraying the modern history of Egypt.

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The value of French exports to Egypt during the current year 2001 was estimated at 10 billion francs ($1.3 billion), by the economic and commercial Advisor of the French Embassy in Cairo.

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Many Egyptian officials quietly voice concern that, within the framework of the new EU partnership agreement, Egypt’s status as the economic powerhouse of the south-eastern Mediterranean would be erod

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On Sunday, July 1, the market gapped upwards and remained at the top. Market sentiment seems to be improving as Egypt’s oversubscribed bond issue has spurred confidence in investors. The active PAMI i

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Following the recent passing of a parliament law giving Egypt the green light to issue dollar-denominated eurobonds, the government made a $1.5 billion eurobond issue on Friday, June 29.

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The Washington, D.C.-based International Finance Corporation has announced that it will lend $6 million to ORIX Leasing Egypt, SAE.

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The World Bank is currently preparing a study with the objective of recruiting the Egyptian private sector to help resolve various technical and financing problems of the country’s drinking water indu

July 3, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Tuesday accused Israel of seeking to "crush the Palestinians" militarily and insisted he has kept his end of th

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A study claims that the Egyptian military has been largely unsuccessful in finding more educated recruits.