Egypt

June 5, 2001

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Voice of Cairo Audiovisual Company has begun recording 10 national albums of Umm Kulthum’s music, including 15 previously unreleased songs.

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Egyptian artist Shireen Rida returns to the silver screen by costarring in the detective film Kul Shai’ Sahl (Everything Is Easy) along with Farah, Tareq Lutfi

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb on Tuesday, June 5, urged Baghdad and the United Nations to engage in a dialogue aimed at implementing UN resolutions on Iraq and sparing its people hardships. 

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Galileo International announced Tuesday, June 5, that it has signed a multi-year agreement with seven of the carriers that comprise the ARABI group.

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Two new tourism resorts are planned in Egypt’s Marsa Alam region, at an estimated base cost of $103 million, according to the Saudi companies involved in the project.

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The Egyptian Civil Aviation Holding Company has recently decided to carry out expansion and development works at the Luxor International Airport.

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The Egyptian Delta Bank recently commenced talks with four international financial associations regarding the acquisition of a $65 million loan package.

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Head of the Cairo and Alexandria bourses, Sameh Turgaman, asserted that wages of bourse employees are based on official labor rules and regulation lists.

June 4, 2001

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25 Palestinians were injured, two seriously, Monday when Israeli troops shelled areas at the southern Gaza Strip on the border with Egypt.

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The Arab Thought Institution (ATI) was officially launched in Cairo Sunday, as an initiative by Saudi Prince Khalid al Faisal.

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Egypt’s Youth National Team in Chile for Friendly Tournament -- Albawaba.com© 2001 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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Egypt’s ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has won 20 of the 24 seats in the second round of the Shura elections.

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak discussed Sunday in a telephone conversation "threats directed against the

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Egyptian and US Marine forces conducted Sunday maneuvers dubbed "Eagle Hunter 2001" in Egypt.

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Egypt Beats Sudan, Advances to ANC’s Final -- Albawaba.com© 2001 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)