Egypt

May 22, 2001

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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.

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Egyptian actress Laila Ulwi next month begins shooting her TV series Fallah Fi Balat Sahibat Aljalah (Farmer at the Court of Her Majesty), written by Nadi Khalifah

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Egyptian actress Wafaa Amer has refused to marry an Egyptian businessman who offered her $2 million dollars as a dowry.

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egyptian stocks ended mixed on Monday in quiet trade, with news of a takeover fuelling the banking sector, profit-taking in telecoms and cements slowing their descent, brokers said.

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On Sunday, the CASE was partially affected by regional tensions and sagged on very light volumes with most stocks closing lower. Market bellwether MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) was a standalone case as it rose 1.

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Opening on May 22 in Cairo, the 6th COMESA (Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa) summit will discuss ways in which to further the economic interests of its member states.

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An agreement aimed at promoting food security has been reached by countries belonging to the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (SIN-SAD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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A white paper published this week by Pyramid Research reveals that although demand for ASP services in the Middle East is still rather low, ASP revenues in the Egyptian, Saudi and UAE markets are soon

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Gathering in Beirut for a two-day meeting of the UN ESCWA, ministers from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, UAE and PA have signed an accord integrating networks of roads, railways, seaports and airports

May 21, 2001

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Egypt has applied to the international organization for management and registration of websites for permission to set up a regional center in Cairo fo

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The European Union's foreign policy chief on Monday appealed to Middle East leaders to work on an immediate cease-fire between the Palestinians and Is

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Opposition figures in Egypt suspect that the government has an agenda in the case of a pro-Islamist businessman charged with rape, illegal polygamy an