Egypt

June 13, 2001

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Lebanese artist Madeleine Tabar is back on the set of her new film Mushaghibah Fil Aryaf (Rioter in the Countryside), which she left temporarily to appear in the second part of Zizinya

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Celebrated Egyptian actress Shwikar will return to the set next month to shoot the television series Rahiq Al Firdaws (Nectar of Paradise).

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Egyptian Minister Atef Ubeid recently disclosed government plans aimed at to promoting foreign investments and boosting local markets.

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Revenues from the Suez Canal fell to $159 million in April 2001, down from $162.2 million in the month of March, reflecting a 1.97 percent decline. In April 2000 canal receipts reached $162.1 million.

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Microsoft has announced that it is teaming up with LinkdotNet, an Egyptian Internet Service Provider (ISP), to form an Arabic and English-language web portal, MSN.Arabia.com.

June 12, 2001

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Egypt on Tuesday at the start of a week-long mission in the Middle East aimed at ending eight months of vio

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sent a message congratulating Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on his re-election on Friday.

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An earthquake shook the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Tuesday, causing panic among some residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or

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A distraught Egyptian lawyer divested himself of his attire in front of a courthouse on one of Cairo’s most busy streets after losing a case, accordin

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A Cairo court will hold a session on June 24 to look into a case filed by Khaled Mahmoud, owner of an Egyptian import/export company against Kuwait Ai

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The second round of the last phase of Egypt’s Shura Council elections is due to kick off Tuesday, with fewer issues and more tribal loyalties at stake

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Argentina has demanded $400,000 and $50,000 from Egypt and Ethiopia, respectively, for broadcasting their teams’ U-21 World Cup final matches.

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Egyptian soccer star Yasser Radwan has agreed to return to his team, Al Ahli, from Germany’s Hans Rostock in return for $200,000 for three years.

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Egypt has formed a national soccer team for the deaf. The team has been selected from 20 teams that have taken part in the first championship of the d

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Microsoft and the Egyptian firm Linkdotnet on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in launching the Arabic version of msn.com.