May 23, 2001
Samir Ghanem, famous for his sidesplitting roles in comedies, is preparing a new play, Lusus Walaken Ulama (Thieves, But Also Scientists),
CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egyptian stocks ended firmer in slow trade on Tuesday, May 22, driven mainly by technical factors, traders said. "Helwan Cement had a technical bounce. It had fallen 20 percent so h
CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound dipped to 11 percent on Monday, May 21, from 11-3/8 percent on Sunday in a liquid to moderate market, bankers said. They said t
Due to deteriorating security conditions along the Ivory Coast, the African Development Bank has decided to transfer it’s headquarters from the region, reports London based <I>Al-Hayat</I>.
Egyptian Minister of Social Affairs Amina Al-Gondi estimates the total investments by the Nasser Social Bank at EP1.7 billion, according to <I>Al-Ahram</I> daily.
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.
The Egyptian parliament has given its approval for new taxes to be imposed on wholesalers and retailers under the final phases of a sales tax law despite opposition criticism, parliamentary sources sa
The chairman of state-owned EgyptAir said on Tuesday, May 22, he had discussed a $160 million loan from a New York bank to buy two Boeing 777 aircraft. "I explored with a New York bank delegation a l
The Washington-based International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced that it will be increasing its investments in Egypt to LE 1.8 billion ($470 million) over the course of the coming year.
Egyptian Minister of Environment recently announced that a recycling plant for solid waste is being constructed in the city of Ras Al-Barr.
May 22, 2001
Members of the Egyptian People's Assembly stood in silence in protest against the US position on Israeli attacks against the Palestinian people, and c
Bahraini Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa will hold talks Tuesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on bilateral relations.
The Teheran City Council has agreed to start a debate on possible new names for a street in the Iranian capital which has been a long-running point of
The sixth summit of the Common Market for Southern and Eastern Africa (COMESA) is due to open in Cairo Tuesday.
The United States said on Monday it was deeply troubled that an Egyptian court had sentenced a prominent Egyptian-American activist to seven years in