Egypt

July 4, 2001

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The value of French exports to Egypt during the current year 2001 was estimated at 10 billion francs ($1.3 billion), by the economic and commercial Advisor of the French Embassy in Cairo.

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Many Egyptian officials quietly voice concern that, within the framework of the new EU partnership agreement, Egypt’s status as the economic powerhouse of the south-eastern Mediterranean would be erod

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On Sunday, July 1, the market gapped upwards and remained at the top. Market sentiment seems to be improving as Egypt’s oversubscribed bond issue has spurred confidence in investors. The active PAMI i

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Following the recent passing of a parliament law giving Egypt the green light to issue dollar-denominated eurobonds, the government made a $1.5 billion eurobond issue on Friday, June 29.

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The Washington, D.C.-based International Finance Corporation has announced that it will lend $6 million to ORIX Leasing Egypt, SAE.

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The World Bank is currently preparing a study with the objective of recruiting the Egyptian private sector to help resolve various technical and financing problems of the country’s drinking water indu

July 3, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Tuesday accused Israel of seeking to "crush the Palestinians" militarily and insisted he has kept his end of th

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A study claims that the Egyptian military has been largely unsuccessful in finding more educated recruits.

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Egypt’s Zamalek will have a training camp in Germany from July 4-12 to be followed by another in Romania. The club is trying to add African soccer sta

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Egypt’s team will face Guinea on Tuesday in the World Military Cup semifinals. The match will take place at Muqawiloon stadium at 7:30 local time.

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Egypt's highest religious authority has condemned as haram (forbidden) the popular quiz show Who Wants to Win a Million? and all other forms of phone-

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Kuwaiti Defense Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Sabah arrives Tuesday in Egypt for talks on ways to further bolster bilateral ties.

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A meeting of Israeli and Palestinian security officials late Monday night ended inconclusively, with the US blaming both sides for the ongoing fightin

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Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim is seriously considering an offer from director Issam Al Sayyed to costar in the play Al Muwaten Masri(The Egyptian Citizen)along with Ahmed Khalil

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The new film Al Abwab Al Moghlaqa (Closed Doors) tackles the Gulf War and the rise of religious fundamentalism through the lens of an adolescent who loses his innocence