Egypt

May 9, 2001

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A meeting on the setting up of an Arab free trade area opened proceedings in Rabat this Tuesday, gathering foreign minsters of Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia

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An advisor to the Egyptian minister of the economy, Mahmoud Mohiddin, has confirmed that Egypt is considering establishing a database on private secto

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The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce is proposing the establishment of a pan-Arab bank, an idea which will be reviewed at the Arab economic

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A Jordanian-Egyptian initiative to halt the bloodshed in the Middle East offers "a real chance" for the peace process, Austrian President Thomas Klest

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Egypt has acknowledged that President Hosni Mubarak is under pressure from the United States regarding Cairo's alleged missile cooperation with North

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Sudan’s President Omar Bashir will visit Egypt next Sunday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad reviewed in a telephone call on Tuesday the latest situation in the Middle Ea

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The popular Egyptian revolutionary poet Ahmed Fouad Negm will be making a cameo in the film “Shabab Alal Hawaa.” The film stars Hanan Turk, is set for release this summer

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Renowned Egyptian actress Amina Rizq has recovered from a broken leg and reappeared on the set of a series to be screened next Ramadan, “Assirah Al Hilaliyyah.”

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The movie “Iben Mawt” (Son of Death), directed by Kamel Al Qalyoubi, has hit a film industry record for actresses refusing roles, apparently because of a rape scene,

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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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The US-based United Defense has been awarded a $21.8-million contract to co-produce 13 improved recovery vehicles—HERCULES—for the Egyptian Army’s land forces.

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Revenues from Suez Canal traffic rose during the July 2000-February 2001 period, from $124 billion during the corresponding period a year earlier, to $1.30 billion.

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Skoda Auto, the leading Czech car manufacturer, has revealed that Egypt is one of the countries that had offered to construct a local assembly plant.

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An application by Iran to join the World Trade Organization will be brought up before the governing council of the financial body this week.