Egypt

June 21, 2001

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Israel Radio reported Thursday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon by phone Wednesday in an effort to

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US President George W. Bush said Wednesday he would send Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Middle East next week in a bid to shore up an increasi

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi is rehearsing intensively for his role in the play Helw Wa Kadab, which costars Wahid Seif and Wafaa Amer.

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International star Omar Al Sharif has agreed to take the starring role in the film Al Rajol Al Muntathar (The Expected Man).

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Jordan’s 20-day Shabib Festival, which will begin on July 1, will host a bevy of stars

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An Arab-German economic meeting will be held in Cairo at the end of June 2001 to promote bilateral trade relations, under the title “Privatization in Egypt”.

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As part of Egyptian efforts to encourage economic cooperation with France, Egypt’s economy ministry recently held a conference in Paris, under the title ‘Egypt's Economy in 2001, New Impetus’.

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The tender for the sale of the Egyptian joint stock company, Transport & Engineering Co. (TRENCO) has been extend through the first of July.

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On Tuesday, June 19, the market tanked while approaching historical lows on lack of fresh news. Both indices closed in the red with the PAMI index erasing 1.56 percent while the broader PIPO index she

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The Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has announced that it has started new nonstop flights service to Cairo and Dubai, the from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York.

June 20, 2001

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Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmad Maher headed to the United States on Wednesday for a four-day visit, his first since assuming his post.

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Egyptian Minister of Works and Water Resources Mahmoud Abu Zaid said on Tuesday that Ethiopia’s dams were not cutting into Egypt’s share of Nile water

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Egyptian Information Minister Safwat Al Sharif on Tuesday called on his Arab counterparts to use the media to mobilize world opinion against the Isra

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday for talks on firming up the fragile truce with Israel. Meanwhile

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Egypt’s tourism sector earned $1.53 billion during the first quarter of this year, according to a statistical study carried out in the North African c