Egypt

May 9, 2001

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The effort to private Telecom Egypt, the country’s national telecom company, progressed one step further last week, as Merrill Lynch and Commercial International Bank were provided a mandate to sell a

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Egypt’s Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade recently purchased 200,000 tons of raw Carribean sugar for the total value nine million dollars.

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An economic association agreement between Egypt and the European Union will be signed in Brussels this coming June.

May 8, 2001

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Candidates for the Egyptian Shura (Consultative) Council elections, which will kick off on May 16, have begun their election campaigns, and the most s

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Egypt’s oil minister Sameh Fahmy has announced Monday upon his arrival from UAE that Egypt and Emirates have agreed upon a number of petrochemical pro

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Members of the Egyptian Press Association are gearing up for a campaign aimed at the release of a colleague who has been convicted of libel.

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Jordan and Egypt agreed on Monday to work towards establishing a maritime tourist route between the two countries and decided to slash transit fees an

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The UN has called on the World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN agencies to help Egyptian victims of anti-personnel mines.

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The joint Egyptian-Libyan committee convenes Tuesday in Tripoli for talks on bolstering bilateral ties in all fields, especially politics and economy.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said Tuesday that a four-step plan for resuming peace talks in the Middle East proposed by former US senator Geo

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After finishing the role of King Khofo in the historic series “Al Aqdar” (Fate), a story written by Najeeb Mahfouze and directed of Khaled Bahjat,

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A number of renowned Egyptian belly dancers, including Dina, Fifi Abdo and Lucy have requested to discuss the association’s resolution rejecting the dancers’ membership

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A row has erupted in Egypt over who came up with the anti-Israeli lyrics that made an overnight singing sensation of a working class crooner,

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On Sunday, May 6, the CASE kicked off in high gear as construction, housing and contracting stocks surged on news that the mortgage law is currently being discussed in the people’s assembly.   The mai

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Egypt's long-awaited new mortgage bill cleared its first hurdle in parliament on Sunday, May 6, giving a boost to sentiment in the property and construction sectors. The purpose of the bill is to pave