Egypt

June 10, 2001

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The Egyptian government is expected to approve a new law protecting market competition and preventing monopolies. In 1998, approximately 3.5 million local dealers demanded that the government invoke a

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The Arab Economic Union (AEU) vowed Friday, June 8, to mobilize to boost inter-Arab trade levels over the coming five years to 20 percent of total external trade for all Arab states, the INA news agen

June 9, 2001

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Egypt has seen substantial increases in foreign investments in the past several months.

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In a sign that the government has won this round of a battle over a new tax, hundreds of Egyptian merchants have started reopening their shops on Cair

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The first woman to head Egypt’s television station, Tumader Tawfiq, died Friday at the age of 80.

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A lawmaker from Egypt’s Ahrar opposition party, Ragab Hilal Hamidah, has asked that Prime Minister Atef Ebeid be brought before Parliament to answer q

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CIA chief George Tenet, on a regional tour aimed at bolstering the Palestinian-Israeli ceasefire, met in Cairo Saturday with Egyptian President Hosni

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At a cost of EP10 million, an Olympic swimming pool was inaugurated in Luxor, Egypt, with the aim of promoting sports tourism in the fascinating old c

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Russia beat Egypt Friday in the Paris four-team basketball tournament, in which France and Slovenia are also taking part.

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Egypt’s national basketball team is due to meet their Jordanian and Qatari counterparts in two friendly matches in Cairo on June 22 and 27 respectivel

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Ahli and Ghazal Mahilla will meet for the Egypt Cup soccer final next Friday after they snatched wins Friday from Kanaa and Maaden respectively.

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The speaker of Egypt’s Parliament, Ahmed Srour, on Friday denied reports that he would hold talks with Israel’s representative to a meeting on interna

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The London-based human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, said Friday it was "gravely concerned about the ongoing detention" of 54 young Egyptian

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The Arab economic conference due in Cairo in November is set to discuss a proposal to establish an Arab bank to provide financing for joint Arab inves

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CIA chief George Tenet was to hold talks in Cairo with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday after meeting with Israeli and Palestinian securit