Egypt

May 26, 2001

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Egyptian actress Lebleba has recently finished shooting her latest film Al Na’ama wa Al Tawooss (Ostrich and Peacock), costarring Mustafa Sha’aban and Bassma,

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Golden Globe winner Omar Al Sherif was born Michel Dimitri Shalhoub in 1931 to a wealthy Alexandrian family of Christian Lebanese origin.

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Ten Egyptian films will be screened at the 9th Art Film International Festival, which will be held in Slovakia June 22-29,

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After 15 years away from the cinema, actor Mohammed Subhi is gearing up for a new movie in which he has the starring role.

May 25, 2001

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A landmark traveling exhibition features masterworks from the British Museum's collection of ancient Egyptian art, according to Smithonian magazine.

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The secretary of Kuwait’s parliament, Mubarak Alkhrainij, on Thursday praised Egyptian-Kuwaiti relations, describing them as "distinctive and strong.”

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher has voiced optimism about the recent assignment of William Burns to the post of US Middle East envoy, saying the

May 24, 2001

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US diplomats have held talks with Egypt in Cairo and in Washington in the wake of Egypt's sentencing of a leading human rights activist to seven years

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Five human rights organizations in Egypt were Wednesday evening drafting a joint statement protesting a court ruling convicting democracy and human ri

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Fifteen Euro-Mediterranean countries will work together to set up a university in Rabat by the year 2002.

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II will visit Berlin next Monday for a two-day official visit.

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The National Democratic Party (NDP) won 14 out of 19 seats in the Shura Council run-off mid-term elections in five governorates last Wednesday.

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Egyptian actor Farouk Al Fishawi has paid a local businessman 34,000 pounds to settle a bad check case.

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Last Saturday morning, after shooting many scenes of the film Jaana Albayan Attali (We Have Received yhe Following Communiqué), costarring Mohammed Hnaidi and Hanan Turk,

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Egyptian singer Hani Shaker will depart this week on a tour of US and Canadian cities, where he will perform mainly for the local Arab communities.