Egypt

May 6, 2001

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A recently publicized economic study by the Egyptian Economy and Foreign Commerce Ministry shows that the value of the Egyptian investments in Romania amounted to $1.9 billion by the end of last Septe

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A recently publicized economic study by the Egyptian Economy and Foreign Commerce Ministry shows that Egypt is the third largest country in terms of the value of technical and financial aid received f

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The Saudi Bakshan Group has recently inaugurated a new hotel in Sharm Al-Shaikh in cooperation with Egyptian investors.

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Addressing the third Graduates Employment Symposium, the Egyptian minister of labor and immigration, Ahmed Amawy, revealed that 1.5 million Egyptians are presently unemployed.

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Egypt has postponed the signing of a long-awaited association agreement with the European Union to June from May, newspapers and diplomats said on Sunday, May 6. Local newspapers quoted Prime Minister

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Israel’s exports to Arab countries in the first quarter of 2001 jumped nine percent, compared with Q1 last year. According to the Israeli press, exports to Arab nations hit $33.45 million this quarter

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Egypt is intent on being considered home to a modern, stable and dynamic economy. Therefore it will do all that it can to eliminate any elements of political uncertainty. However, The course of events

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The Ministry of Finance announced a 91-day T-bill auction with a total face value of LE500 million. The issue date was May 3 and the maturity date is August 2. The final date for bids was May 2.   The

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The CASE rose modestly this week as most shares traded sideways with no definite direction, partially because of the Labor Day holiday which paused trading in the middle of the week. The cement sector

May 5, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called for a “second Sharm summit” on ending the escalating situation in the Palestinian territories.

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Head of the Egyptian Press Association, Ibrahim Nafe’, and the secretary general of the syndicate, Yehya Qalash, have appealed to the Prosecutor Gener

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Egypt continues to receive US aid for a project to co-produce a military heavy-lift system, said Middle East Newsline on Saturday.

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Mad cow disease might have reached the Arab world, but there is no hard evidence of it yet, a senior official of the Food and Agriculture Organization

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Three Egyptians were killed Friday and 13 others were injured in Cairo when a bus collided with a taxi.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Jordan’s King Abdullah will hold a meeting Saturday in Sharm El Sheikh to di