Egypt

June 7, 2001

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The Egyptian Ministry of Interior has begun deploying 3,000 soldiers, 75 officers, and 35 armored vehicles in the area around the Israeli ambassador’s

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An unpopular new sales tax and an accompanying strike by shop owners have cast a pall over the ruling National Democratic Party of Egypt, and observer

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Israel Radio reported Thursday that a Palestinian-Israeli security meeting with CIA chief George Tenet is to take place on Friday in Cairo.

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An advisor to the Iranian president, Attallah Muhajirani, said that both reformist and conservative parties in his country were not against resuming r

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Egypt's ambassador to Ireland has asked authorities in Cairo to treat Irish beef imports as a special case, following Tuesday's announcement that the

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Egyptian Prosecutor General Maher Abdel Wahhab has agreed to refer the former minister of finance and nine senior Customs Department officials to the

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Egyptian soccer pros Mohammad Amara and Yasser Radwan decided to stay with the German Hansa Rostock after negotiations between the club and Egypt’s Ah

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The two teams to compete in Egypt’s soccer cup final will be decided after Ghazal Mahilla meets Maaden and Ahli plays against Kanaa Thursday.

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Egypt’s handball league is mulling withdrawal from Mediterranean games, after the local Olympic Committee said that the team must win one of the four

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Egypt’s Omar Barlasy and Karim Darwish were eliminated from the British Squash Open as they lost respectively before Chris Walker, England and Ong Hee

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Egyptian diplomatic sources denied on Wednesday Israeli press reports that Egypt had accepted the appointment of Ghideon Ben Ami as Israel's new ambas

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CIA chief George Tenet, on a "crucial" mission to shore up the threatened Middle East ceasefire, was preparing Thursday for separate meetings with Isr

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Lebanese singer Najwa Karam has rejected an offer by an Egyptian director to star in the film Nasmat Hawa (Air Breeze).

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Not everyone is happy with how the names of the stars of the new Egyptian film Itfarag Ya Salam (Wow, Look!) are arranged on the film's billboards and credits.

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Egyptian artist Samir Sabri has convinced the Art Voice Company to produce a television series based on the life history of the late actor Anwar Wajdi.