Egypt

April 29, 2001

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The Egyptian singer Mustafa Amar participated in demonstrations organized Saturday by Palestinians at the refugee camps in south Lebanon,

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The general assembly of the actors’ associations, under the chairmanship of Yousef Shaaban, has unanimously voted against accepting belly dancers as members in the body

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The Egyptian actress Elham Shahin has been bitterly criticized for her role in the movie “Souq Al Mutaah“ (Pleasure Market).

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The foreign ministers of Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan plan to meet next month in Rabat to discuss setting up a free trade zone among their countries, the Moroccan embassy said Thursday, April 26

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Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank (SAUD.CA) released FY2000 results ending December, in which net income almost doubled to LE14.7 million compared to LE7.6 million in FY99. The main contributor to the incre

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On Tuesday, April 24, the session started off weak, then rallied for an hour after the Central Bank of Egypt came to the rescue with another 50 basis rate cut. However, the session’s trading ended nea

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Egyptian workforce currently stands at 18.02 million people, of those, five million are employeed in the state sector.

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Exports from Israel to Egypt fell 45 percent during the first quarter of 2001, compared to the same period in 2000, to stand at $9.6 million. In contrast, Israeli exports to Jordan rose 240 percent du

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Ahmad Nazif, Egypt’s minister of state for communication and information, is traveling to France and Ireland with the express purpose of looking for foreign investments for Egypt’s communications and

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Canadian-based Centurion Energy International Inc. has announced that it will began drilling its El Wastani East -1 exploration well began on April 20, at the El Manzala Concession in Egypt.

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The Head of the Egyptian Statistics Bureau, Ehab Alawi, has revealed that the Egyptian trade deficit was reduced by 10 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.6 billion) last year.

April 28, 2001

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A third mobile service provider in Egypt will be initiated in six months.

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Poor quality public education and high-priced private lessons are the main reasons for the increasing child labor phenomenon in Egypt.

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US President George W. Bush on Friday named C. David Welch ambassador to Egypt.

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Egypt and Tunisia called Friday for ending the deteriorating situation in the Palestinian territories and ending “provocation” that have led to destro