Egypt

July 22, 2001

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The Al-Tabin water station has undergone major expansion works to support and improve drinking water supply water to isolated areas south of the capital. The project’s estimated cost is $38 million.

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The Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) recently announced that two new industrial projects are soon to be established according to the free trade zones system.

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On Thursday, July 19, the market ended the week on a negative note with the active PAMI Index, falling 1.12 percent to 5,982.4 approaching its year low.   Cement stocks lost ground as Helwan Cement f

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Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Economy recently stated that European investors have been awaiting the singing of the an Egyptian-EU partnership agreement in order to begin investing in the country.

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In a bearish week for almost all Arab markets, the biggest loser was Egypt’s bourse having lost nine percent with the Hermes Financial Index plunging to 5,547.10 points.

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Egypt is currently seeking increased investment in its oil industry, according to Samah Fahmy, Egyptian Minister of Oil. Foreign investments in the country has been steadily rising in recent times due

July 21, 2001

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Belgian lawyer Lock Walin, who represents the victims of the Sabra and Shatilla massacre in the Belgian lawsuit against Sharon, told reporters on Frid

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Pokemon was the first to be sent packing – the popular children’s video and card game was labeled a form of gambling by conservative Saudi sheikhs and

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Seven Egyptian women have applied to fill vacancies as leaders of local communities, and the government says it has no objection to employing them if

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A symposium on Egyptian-Iranian relations opens in Cairo on Saturday to address bilateral ties in various fields.

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Four Egyptian boxers have moved to the next round of the competition in the Francophone Games in Canada. At least two of them are expected to snatch m

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Egypt’s Amina Abdel-Awi has stepped to the final match in the world’s youth tennis championship after defeating Malaysia’s Tricia Chang 3-0 in Malaysi

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Egypt has a chance for world cup if it defeats Algeria on Saturday, provided that Senegal’s expected win over Namibia comes with a narrower gap in goa

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The Egyptian government has extended a $10 million line of credit to Ugandan importers of Egyptian goods.

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German President Johanna Rau on Saturday hailed Cairo and Berlin's "excellent" ties, adding that he was looking forward to meeting his Egyptian counte