Egypt

January 6, 2001

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A team of EgyptAir experts is due to arrive in the US Monday to meet local investigators and discuss the report on the airline\'s Boeing 767 which cra

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An Egyptian parliament opposition member has demanded the Egyptian government claim compensation from Israel for slain prisoners of war.

January 4, 2001

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France Telecom has agreed to buy Motorola\'s stake in MobiNil for $252m in cash, giving it majority control of Egypt\'s largest mobile phone company,

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A brother of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak died on Thursday.

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Orascom Telecom (OT) and France Telecom (FT) have acquired Motorola’s 35.3 percent stake in the MobiNiL Telecommunication Consortium (MTC). The stake was distributed between OT and FT based on each co

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On the first session of the New Year, the market ended in mixed trading. GSM providers MobiNiL and Orascom Telecom (OT) both ended lower, closing 0.61 percent and 2.22 percent down at LE74.91 and LE50

January 3, 2001

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Port authorities in Bangladesh have detained an Egyptian cargo vessel and arrested 20 people on board for suspected human trafficking.

January 2, 2001

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A landfall in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos has unearthed a cemetery of animal mummies that archaeologists hope could give clues to new religiou

January 1, 2001

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Four members of the same family were killed and two others severely burned in a fire in a Cairo apartment block early Monday.

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<I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper recently reported that several members of the Egyptian Industry and Energy Parliamentary Committee have demanded that the Egyptian Petroleum Minister, Sameh Fahmi, i

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In the last week of the year Egyptian mutual funds outperformed the PAMI, dipping 0.4 percent, whereas the PAMI fell 1.03 percent. Sixteen funds were able to end the week on a positive note.   Misr In

December 31, 2000

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An Egyptian man beat his magician uncle to death with a stick after his mother filed for divorce, claiming the man\'s sorcery was behind his parents\'

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An undercover policeman and a guard were shot dead in a southern Egyptian village by two men they were trying to apprehend.

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Apache Corp. announced today that the Neith S. 3X appraisal of its 2,634 barrel-per-day 1X discovery from earlier this year has confirmed the presence of commercial hydrocarbons on the Khalda Offset C

December 30, 2000

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Seven people died and 14 were seriously injured Saturday when a lorry smashed into a minibus on a road south of Cairo before fleeing the scene.