Egypt

May 17, 2001

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Egypt is currently conducting negotiations with the African Development Bank in an effort to acquire a $400 million loan package on favorable terms, reports <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

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The American Merrill Lynch Investment Bank will soon file a lawsuit against one of its former Egyptian employees, according to <I>Al-Quds Al-Arabi</I> daily.

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National economic indicators recently publicized by Egyptian central bank, show that the country’s trade deficit dropped to $11,474 million during the 1999/2000 fiscal year.

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An economic cooperation summit of the Common Market For Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will open in Egypt at the end of May.

May 16, 2001

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Egyptian judicial sources have revealed that 36 alleged members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood were arrested before Shura Council elections on Wedn

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on efforts to end Israeli attacks on Palestinians and left earl

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Egypt's former foreign minister, Amr Moussa, started his new job as the secretary general of the 22-member Arab League by calling for an urgent meetin

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The appointment of the former Egyptian ambassador to the US, Ahmad Maher, as the new foreign minister, has received mixed reviews from Egyptian opposi

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Dozens of Egyptian political activists marched on Tuesday to the offices of the Arab League on the 53rd anniversary of Nakba.

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdel-Ilah Khatib is to send an emissary to his Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres on Wednesday with Jordan's and Egypt's res

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The first stage of the elections for the Egyptian Shura Council will start Wednesday in eight governorates, where 232 candidates will be contesting 30

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The movie “Jahim Tahet Al Ard” (Underground Hell), costarring Samir Sabri, Raghda and Kamal Al Shinnawi, will represent Egypt in several international festivals

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Following the steps of many other singers from the stage to the silver screen, Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas has decided to debut in the movie “Haddoutet Hubb” (Love Story)

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The Egyptian government will soon submit a new integrated tax plan to the People’s Assembly Committee for Planning and the Budget in an attempt to create a more sound economic system.

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The Egyptian authorities have recently stated that the application of the new General Sales Tax may boost the country’s economy.