Egypt

June 21, 2001

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Jordan’s criminal court on Wednesday sentenced two Egyptian nationals to death, including one tried in absentia, after convicting them of robbing and

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Ministers and senior government officials from the ten Nile Basin countries will meet with donors and development agencies for the first-ever Internat

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The Egyptian Bar Association is due to begin on Thursday its trial in absentia of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is charged with committing

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According to the head of the league, Egypt has officially cancelled its handball team’s participation in the Mediterranean Games in Tunis.

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Egypt’s youth team was defeated 1-7 by Argentina Wednesday in World Cup finals. They’ll meet Finland Saturday in the last chance to qualify for the se

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday met two Sudanese rebel leaders who gave him their perspective on the latest developments in the war-torn

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Forty police officers and thirty demonstrators were slightly hurt Wednesday night in clashes during a protest by young members of Egypt's Coptic Chris

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Israel Radio reported Thursday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon by phone Wednesday in an effort to

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US President George W. Bush said Wednesday he would send Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Middle East next week in a bid to shore up an increasi

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi is rehearsing intensively for his role in the play Helw Wa Kadab, which costars Wahid Seif and Wafaa Amer.

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International star Omar Al Sharif has agreed to take the starring role in the film Al Rajol Al Muntathar (The Expected Man).

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Jordan’s 20-day Shabib Festival, which will begin on July 1, will host a bevy of stars

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An Arab-German economic meeting will be held in Cairo at the end of June 2001 to promote bilateral trade relations, under the title “Privatization in Egypt”.

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As part of Egyptian efforts to encourage economic cooperation with France, Egypt’s economy ministry recently held a conference in Paris, under the title ‘Egypt's Economy in 2001, New Impetus’.

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The tender for the sale of the Egyptian joint stock company, Transport & Engineering Co. (TRENCO) has been extend through the first of July.