Egypt

June 19, 2001

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On Sunday, June 17, the market kicked off with a negative tone with most blue chips heading south on depressed volumes. The active PAMI index sank 1.4 percent, while the broader PIPO index gained 0.3

June 18, 2001

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Egyptian bank mergers have become a hot issue, and many discussions are underway as to how such moves could boost efficiency and develop capital bases

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid said Sunday that his electricity minister would apologize for insulting a parliamentarian.

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Egypt’s basketball team has bowed out of a friendly tournament in Spain due to Israeli participation.

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Ahli’s newly appointed coach De Silva has said he will apply a new style to the club’s soccer plans, based on the Brazilian instead of the German scho

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Despite its domination in the match, Egypt’s U-19 soccer team ended its late Sunday game in World Youth Cup against Jamaica with a 0-0 tie.

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The United States is trying to stop Egypt from purchasing 50 No-Dong missile engines from North Korea.

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Six Egyptian policemen were hurt in clashes on Sunday with thousands of Christians protesting against a graphic news story of a monk's alleged sexual

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A police officer shot dead a young man during a confrontation that erupted when the officer intervened to break up a street fight in Al Agouza neighbo

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher begins Thursday a four-day official visit to Washington, his first trip to the United States since taking his po

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi has convinced the Lebanese singer Assi Al Hillani to costar in his new film Joz Eyoun (Two Eyes), directed by Said Hamed,

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Renowned actress Ilham Shahin is gearing up to shoot the outdoor scenes of her new film Habibi Al Miliardeir (My Billionaire Lover), which will be shot in Paris

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Egyptian singer Angham has abruptly backed out of her first film, Sahar Allayali and apologized to director Hani Khalifa, seven months after signing the film contract

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Alexandrian native Mahmoud Abdel Aziz is homeward bound to review the script of the movie Malek Walla Kitabah (King or Writing) before signing a contract for a starring role