Egypt

June 14, 2001

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The Egyptian minister of housing has recently announced that 39 projects for the production of potable water, with an estimated cost of one billion Egyptian pounds, will shortly be offered as governme

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Yet another chapter is to be written in the tragic, ongoing saga of the doomed EgyptAir's flight 900, which crashed in October 1999, killing all 217 people on board. This week an EgyptAir delegation w

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Egyptian Minister Atif Abayd recently disclosed plans to promote increased foreign investments and boost demand in local markets.

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The Houston-based Apache Corporation has announced the first commercial oil discovery on its Ras El Hekma Concession in Egypt's Western Desert.

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The Egyptian-Jordanian Higher Committee recently convened in Amman under the auspices of the countries’ prime ministers, to discuss the joint gas shipment project between Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria

June 13, 2001

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Gay.com, a website whose url tells its nature, highlighted on Tuesday a report by Amnesty International voicing the human rights group’s “grave concer

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Thousands of Egyptians call on a daily basis prominent clerics from Al Azhar, the top Sunni authority in the Islamic World, to ask them for fatwas, ad

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received a verbal message Wednesday from his Sudanese counterpart, Omar Al Bashir that dealt with the latest situatio

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In moves more akin to pre-game crowd-rousing at football matches than electoral politics, candidates for the Egyptian Press Association’s top post hav

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Egypt’s volleyball team will meet France in a friendly match in Port Said Thursday. Egypt is gearing up for World Cup finals to be held in Cairo in Au

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Egypt’s Zamalek is eyeing a deal to add Zambian striker Fareed Muali to its soccer team.

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FIFA has appointed Egypt’s Mahmoud Kamel to head the refereeing panel overseeing the int’l military soccer tournament to be hosted by Egypt next week.

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Israeli and Palestinian officials wrapped up a meeting Wednesday with CIA director George Tenet to discuss implementation of his ceasefire plan.

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Egyptian lawyers have followed in the footsteps of a Lebanese colleague and Arab activists in Belgium, announcing that they will file suit against Pri

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An accused Israeli spy, Egyptian engineer Sherif Al Filali, was acquitted in Cairo on Wednesday, but a Russian who was tried in absentia, Gregory Jife