Egypt

June 28, 2001

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Speaker of the Egyptian parliament has cancelled, for financial reasons, a trip by 80 MPs to attend Egypt’s elimination soccer match with Morocco.

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Egypt has moved on to quarterfinals in the World Youth Cup when its soccer team defeated the US 2-0 on Wednesday. The team will now face Angola or Hol

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Egypt’s chief of staff and minister of defense, Field Marshal Mohammed Said Tantawi, said Wednesday that the national security of Egypt was inseparabl

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Members of the Egyptian movie industry paid their respects overnight on Wednesday as the body of film star Soad Hosni, the "Cinderella" of the Arab screen, was flown home to Cairo.

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A number of top Arab singers including Ehab Tawfiq (Egypt), George Wassouf and Assi Al Hillani (Lebanon), Omar Al Abdallat (Jordan) and the UAE singer Ahlam

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Egyptian actress Gala Fahmi is gearing up to shoot the series Al Farashat Tahtareq Daeman (Butterflies Burning Constantly),

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Egypt’s TV Film Contracts Department is planning to screen 25 of the 82 films of the late Suad Hosni on the small screen, including Al Karnak, which has been barred by TV censors many times

June 27, 2001

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The trial of Egyptian feminist Nawal Saadawi has prompted the latest in a series of US media reports blasting the Arab country for human rights abuses

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A report says the US administration is examining a proposal to reduce Egyptian military aid by $100 million, amid allegations that Cairo is developing

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Egypt’s U-20 soccer team will face the US in the Wednesday in Buenos Aires to determine who advances to the quarterfinals of the World Youth Champions

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A Saudi sheikh has been ordered to pay his estranged wife $270 million in a legal dispute spanning two decades.

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At least 10 people have been killed, six of them over the weekend, in Sudanese government bombing raids on the southern town of Raga, which fell to re

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Jordan’s state security court plans to review the case of an alleged terrorist ring, after a higher court in April overturned the life sentences hande

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80 Egyptian members of parliament will arrive in Rabat Saturday to support their national soccer team in their 2002 world cup heat match against Moroc

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Egypt’s basketball team will play a friendly match against Qatar in Cairo Wednesday in preparation for the African Nations Cup to be held in Morocco i