Egypt

May 28, 2001

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Egypt’s newest international airport at Marsa Alam, to the country’s southern Red Sea coast, will begin operations on October 1, announced the Kharafi Group, the Kuwaiti construction conglomerate resp

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The first technology incubations fund in Egypt will open in the next three months, with investment totaling 50 million Egyptian pounds ($12.8 million).

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The Egyptian Minister of Environment stated that 24 large Egyptian enterprises had recently adjusted their environmental working conditions, with the help of investments totaling EP350 million.

May 27, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Abu Dhabi on Sunday at the end of a Gulf tour that also took him to Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s adviser, Osama Al Baz, denied reports of differences between his country and Syria, and did not rule out the idea o

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in Abu Dhabi Saturday night, coming from Jeddah where he held talks with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi has called for better ties with Egypt, in remarks seen as another step towards reviving the severed ties betwe

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Egyptian actress Sumayyah Al Ulfi is making preparations for the new movie Nisaa Fi Dawwamah (Women in a Dilemma) costarring Riyadh al Khooli and Salwa Othman.

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The French Cultural Center is planning a festival called Cairo Through the Eyes of the Cinema, under the chairmanship of artist Noor Al Sharif.

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Egyptian artist Huda Sultan has gone on the record confirming a dispute with her step daughters, the offspring her former husband, the late actor Farid Shawki.

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A new financial crisis is currently facing the Egyptian printing industry, in the aftermath of a tax hike on imported printing paper and related accessories.

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Forty experts from the World Bank are expected to visit Egypt in the coming future in order to discuss new joint economic development projects.

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The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has called on the US Trade Representative to remove the UAE from its software piracy watchlist. The next best piracy rate in the region was Egypt’s.

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The Egyptian ministry of interior affairs is currently drafting a new law that will regulate the operations of local security companies.

May 26, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrives Saturday in Abu Dhabi for talks with UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.