Egypt

May 27, 2001

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi has called for better ties with Egypt, in remarks seen as another step towards reviving the severed ties betwe

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Egyptian actress Sumayyah Al Ulfi is making preparations for the new movie Nisaa Fi Dawwamah (Women in a Dilemma) costarring Riyadh al Khooli and Salwa Othman.

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The French Cultural Center is planning a festival called Cairo Through the Eyes of the Cinema, under the chairmanship of artist Noor Al Sharif.

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Egyptian artist Huda Sultan has gone on the record confirming a dispute with her step daughters, the offspring her former husband, the late actor Farid Shawki.

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A new financial crisis is currently facing the Egyptian printing industry, in the aftermath of a tax hike on imported printing paper and related accessories.

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Forty experts from the World Bank are expected to visit Egypt in the coming future in order to discuss new joint economic development projects.

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The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has called on the US Trade Representative to remove the UAE from its software piracy watchlist. The next best piracy rate in the region was Egypt’s.

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The Egyptian ministry of interior affairs is currently drafting a new law that will regulate the operations of local security companies.

May 26, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrives Saturday in Abu Dhabi for talks with UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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Mohammed Al Baali-Cairo  Almost a year has passed since the Egyptian government banned the Islamic Labor party and closed its newspaper, Ashaab.  Many

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Jordan’s King Abdullah has postponed until Sunday his scheduled visit to Yemen.

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An urgent meeting of the Organization of the Conference (OIC) will be convened Saturday in Doha to discuss the Palestinian crisis.

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church has urged all Arab nations to find an “effective” way to reduce the violence in the Palestinian territories.

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Former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov will set off for a two-week tour of Arab states on Saturday, taking with him a message from President V

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Four people, including two German tourists, were killed Friday and seven others were injured when a micro-bus collided with a car on the Cairo-Suez ro