Egypt

June 10, 2001

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Singer Mohammed Munir has begun shooting the new TV series Al Wad Elly Sab El Balad, bsed on the last work of the late writer Yousef Francis.

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The General Lithographic Egypt company is currently seeking investors to finance a new tinplate factory with a 100,000 metric tons a year production capacity.

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Head of the Egyptian Parliament, Ahmed Fathi, currently holds a list naming all local companies known to have imported spoiled wheat from abroad.

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The French Alcatel Company has recently signed an agreement to transfer various operation sites situated throughout the region, as well as its regional headquarters, to Egypt’s Smart Village.

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The Egyptian International Fairs and Market Public Authority is expected is organizing an Egyptian Products Fair in the Iranian capital of Tehran from June 27 to July 2, 2001.

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The Egyptian government is expected to approve a new law protecting market competition and preventing monopolies. In 1998, approximately 3.5 million local dealers demanded that the government invoke a

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The Arab Economic Union (AEU) vowed Friday, June 8, to mobilize to boost inter-Arab trade levels over the coming five years to 20 percent of total external trade for all Arab states, the INA news agen

June 9, 2001

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Egypt has seen substantial increases in foreign investments in the past several months.

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In a sign that the government has won this round of a battle over a new tax, hundreds of Egyptian merchants have started reopening their shops on Cair

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The first woman to head Egypt’s television station, Tumader Tawfiq, died Friday at the age of 80.

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A lawmaker from Egypt’s Ahrar opposition party, Ragab Hilal Hamidah, has asked that Prime Minister Atef Ebeid be brought before Parliament to answer q

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CIA chief George Tenet, on a regional tour aimed at bolstering the Palestinian-Israeli ceasefire, met in Cairo Saturday with Egyptian President Hosni

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At a cost of EP10 million, an Olympic swimming pool was inaugurated in Luxor, Egypt, with the aim of promoting sports tourism in the fascinating old c

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Russia beat Egypt Friday in the Paris four-team basketball tournament, in which France and Slovenia are also taking part.

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Egypt’s national basketball team is due to meet their Jordanian and Qatari counterparts in two friendly matches in Cairo on June 22 and 27 respectivel