Egypt

May 24, 2001

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Fifteen Euro-Mediterranean countries will work together to set up a university in Rabat by the year 2002.

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II will visit Berlin next Monday for a two-day official visit.

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The National Democratic Party (NDP) won 14 out of 19 seats in the Shura Council run-off mid-term elections in five governorates last Wednesday.

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Egyptian actor Farouk Al Fishawi has paid a local businessman 34,000 pounds to settle a bad check case.

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Last Saturday morning, after shooting many scenes of the film Jaana Albayan Attali (We Have Received yhe Following Communiqué), costarring Mohammed Hnaidi and Hanan Turk,

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Egyptian singer Hani Shaker will depart this week on a tour of US and Canadian cities, where he will perform mainly for the local Arab communities.

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Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi met with the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al- Nuaymeh while on a recent visit to Saudi Arabia.

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British investments in Egypt currently stand at $5.4 billion, making Britain Egypt’s largest foreign partner after the United States.

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Good news for the Egyptian investment community, following the debacle last month when the British supermarket group, Sainsbury, withdrew from the country, taking a loss of about £125 million.

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The Chinese Economic Authority has submitted a request to the Egyptians to annually import 5,000 tons of jellyfish to China.

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound fell to 9-1/4 percent on Wednesday, May 23, from 10 percent on Tuesday in a liquid market, fuelled by a Central Bank repo this w

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Egypt's allocated budget for scientific research reached $153.8 million for the fiscal year 2000/2001, reflecting a 60 percent increase compared with the previous year.

May 23, 2001

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A top official of Egyptinfo.Inc, a IT company which wholly owns Omeldonia.com, is in the US for talks with several US companies, a Canadian bank and a

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In an editorial on Wednesday, the Washington Post assailed Egyptian authorities for the trial of human rights activist Saad Eddine Ibrahim, describing

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The Egyptian ministries of Communication and Culture, together with multinational IT titan IBM, have agreed to jointly develop a comprehensive website