Egypt

June 13, 2001

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Revenues from the Suez Canal fell to $159 million in April 2001, down from $162.2 million in the month of March, reflecting a 1.97 percent decline. In April 2000 canal receipts reached $162.1 million.

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Microsoft has announced that it is teaming up with LinkdotNet, an Egyptian Internet Service Provider (ISP), to form an Arabic and English-language web portal, MSN.Arabia.com.

June 12, 2001

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Egypt on Tuesday at the start of a week-long mission in the Middle East aimed at ending eight months of vio

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sent a message congratulating Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on his re-election on Friday.

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An earthquake shook the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Tuesday, causing panic among some residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or

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A distraught Egyptian lawyer divested himself of his attire in front of a courthouse on one of Cairo’s most busy streets after losing a case, accordin

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A Cairo court will hold a session on June 24 to look into a case filed by Khaled Mahmoud, owner of an Egyptian import/export company against Kuwait Ai

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The second round of the last phase of Egypt’s Shura Council elections is due to kick off Tuesday, with fewer issues and more tribal loyalties at stake

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Argentina has demanded $400,000 and $50,000 from Egypt and Ethiopia, respectively, for broadcasting their teams’ U-21 World Cup final matches.

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Egyptian soccer star Yasser Radwan has agreed to return to his team, Al Ahli, from Germany’s Hans Rostock in return for $200,000 for three years.

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Egypt has formed a national soccer team for the deaf. The team has been selected from 20 teams that have taken part in the first championship of the d

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Microsoft and the Egyptian firm Linkdotnet on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in launching the Arabic version of msn.com.

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Egyptian diplomats complained to the Israeli ambassador on Monday about an Israeli television program that made fun of Egyptian President Hosni Mubara

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An ugly quarrel that began when Diana Haddad’s husband publicly belittled the talents of Nawal Al Zoghby looks to be headed for a happy ending, thanks to Mamdouh Moussa

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Egyptian actor Mohammed Subhi has chosen Simon, the star of his three most recent plays, to costar with him in the dramatic television series Fares Bila Jawad