Egypt

May 23, 2001

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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>.

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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.

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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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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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Bahraini Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa will hold talks Tuesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on bilateral relations.

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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

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The sixth summit of the Common Market for Southern and Eastern Africa (COMESA) is due to open in Cairo Tuesday.

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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

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The Israeli army entered Tuesday PA areas in the Gaza Strip and went as deep as 100 meters near the Muntar crossing point (known to Israelis as Karni)

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International Arab pop star Amr released his latest album “Tamally Ma’ak” on July 17th. Diab is one of the pioneers of “Al Oughnia Al Chababia” (Youth music).

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Egyptian actressYusra returns to the big screen in the film Beautiful Prisoner, directed by Jamal Arafeh and costarring Ahmed Ramzi and Mahmoud Hmaidah.