Egypt

May 26, 2001

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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

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Bucking a nine-year ban, Egyptian play El Nass elli fi Al Talet (The People on the Third Floor) opened on Wednesday at the National Theatre in Cairo,

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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