Egypt

May 9, 2001

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Revenues from Suez Canal traffic rose during the July 2000-February 2001 period, from $124 billion during the corresponding period a year earlier, to $1.30 billion.

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Skoda Auto, the leading Czech car manufacturer, has revealed that Egypt is one of the countries that had offered to construct a local assembly plant.

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An application by Iran to join the World Trade Organization will be brought up before the governing council of the financial body this week.

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The effort to private Telecom Egypt, the country’s national telecom company, progressed one step further last week, as Merrill Lynch and Commercial International Bank were provided a mandate to sell a

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Egypt’s Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade recently purchased 200,000 tons of raw Carribean sugar for the total value nine million dollars.

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An economic association agreement between Egypt and the European Union will be signed in Brussels this coming June.

May 8, 2001

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Candidates for the Egyptian Shura (Consultative) Council elections, which will kick off on May 16, have begun their election campaigns, and the most s

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Egypt’s oil minister Sameh Fahmy has announced Monday upon his arrival from UAE that Egypt and Emirates have agreed upon a number of petrochemical pro

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Members of the Egyptian Press Association are gearing up for a campaign aimed at the release of a colleague who has been convicted of libel.

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Jordan and Egypt agreed on Monday to work towards establishing a maritime tourist route between the two countries and decided to slash transit fees an

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The UN has called on the World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN agencies to help Egyptian victims of anti-personnel mines.

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The joint Egyptian-Libyan committee convenes Tuesday in Tripoli for talks on bolstering bilateral ties in all fields, especially politics and economy.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said Tuesday that a four-step plan for resuming peace talks in the Middle East proposed by former US senator Geo

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After finishing the role of King Khofo in the historic series “Al Aqdar” (Fate), a story written by Najeeb Mahfouze and directed of Khaled Bahjat,

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A number of renowned Egyptian belly dancers, including Dina, Fifi Abdo and Lucy have requested to discuss the association’s resolution rejecting the dancers’ membership