Egypt

May 28, 2001

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The Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development signed Sunday a loan agreement offering 27 million Kuwaiti dinars ($88 million) to Egypt in order to

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By Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com - Amman  Egypt's sentencing of a prominent human rights activist to a seven-year jail term has reaped

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, Pope Shenouda III, urged all Arab countries on Sunday to unite in order to combat Israel’s policy of aggressio

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The Egyptian celebrated actor Noor Al Sharif has shown great enthusiasm for the new series “Nuqtet Nizam” (Point of Order) by director Magdi Abu Amirah,

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The Egyptian actress Mervat Amin is currently reviewing the script of a TV series on the life of the Lebanese writer, May Zayadah, who was renowned for setting a literary salon

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Director Mohssen Himli has begun searching for an actress to costar with Ali Al Hajjar in the play Samak Aser Al Hadhem (Hard-to-Digest Fish),

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Renowned Egyptian actor Yahya Al Fakhrani has begun shooting a new series, Jaber Al Akram, which is directed by Mohammed Fadhel and written by Majdi Saber,

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The number of vessels passing through the Suez Canal this past March increased by nearly eleven percent compared with the traffic volume during March of last year.

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Several train stations are to be built in the city of Giza and the Sixth of October City, within the framework of a plan to connect the two cities by a train route.

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Egypt’s newest international airport at Marsa Alam, to the country’s southern Red Sea coast, will begin operations on October 1, announced the Kharafi Group, the Kuwaiti construction conglomerate resp

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The first technology incubations fund in Egypt will open in the next three months, with investment totaling 50 million Egyptian pounds ($12.8 million).

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The Egyptian Minister of Environment stated that 24 large Egyptian enterprises had recently adjusted their environmental working conditions, with the help of investments totaling EP350 million.

May 27, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Abu Dhabi on Sunday at the end of a Gulf tour that also took him to Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s adviser, Osama Al Baz, denied reports of differences between his country and Syria, and did not rule out the idea o

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in Abu Dhabi Saturday night, coming from Jeddah where he held talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah