Egypt

July 9, 2001

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An Egyptian court is due to hear on Monday the case against the controversial feminist writer Nawal Al Saadawi, who is accused of insulting Islam.

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Egyptian actor Hisham Abdel Hamid will stage a play entitled Bedoun Kalemat (Without Words), which consists of the actor’s own writing, performance and direction.

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Egyptian authorities have referred actor Jalal Al Sharqawi and Nabil Munib, a teacher at the Higher Theatrical Art Institute, to the Art Academy’s disciplinary council,

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Egyptian singer Mustafa Amar has wrapped up three days of shooting the video for his new song Hayati (My Life) in the French city of Nice,

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Renowned Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq has announced that an Arab music company wants to pay him three million pounds for the rights to his new album,

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The Arabian Maghreb telecommunication market is seeing fierce competition amongst five European and one Arab telecom firms, according to senior market sources in the region.

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A 1.3-billion Egyptian pound ($329 million) project, aimed at improving irrigation and sewage networks in Egypt’s Naga Hamadi region, is expected to begin next year.

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An Egyptian-Sudanese Marketing Company would soon be established in order to increase trade between the two countries.

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Egypt Aluminum Company, the country’s sole crude aluminum manufacturer, recently announced that it intends to expand production by 25 percent during the year 2003.

July 8, 2001

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By Mohammad Baali Albawaba.com – Cairo  Soaring numbers of Egyptian parliamentarians and government officials, 934 by the latest count, are facing leg

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Prosecutor Mahmoud Al Arousi has referred the director general of the Egyptian Ministry of Economy’s deals and promotions department to the Higher Dis

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The highest-ranking sheikh at Al Azhar, the top Sunni Muslim authority in the world, has changed his religious decree barring cornea transplants witho

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There are reports that a French club is interested in buying Ahli’s left defender Ahmad Abu Mesallam “for no less than a million dollars.”

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Egypt’s female weight lifter, Nagham Ramadan, achieved the fourth place in the World Championship in Greece.

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A team sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum is exploring the burial chambers of two priests at the Teti pyramid complex at Saqqara.