Egypt

May 30, 2001

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The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding to take a 10 percent stake in the Saudi-Egyptian Petrochemi

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A 13-year-old schoolboy stabbed to death his colleague during a fight at school.

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The Egyptian performance in combating piracy was the most impressive in the world last year, with the country's piracy rate dropping from 75 percent i

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Yossi Maiman yesterday denied Associated Press reports from Egypt that his Merhav company, the biggest Israeli investor in Egypt, has sold its 14-perc

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The Dubai Media City can be a base for Egyptian companies to enhance their business throughout the region, according to an Emirati official.

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Mohamed Mounir, the first Nubian singer has established himself as a major star in the Egyptian music world,

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Director Enas Al Dughaidi has made a splash with certain scenes around the swimming pool featuring sultry Tunisian Hind Sabri and Egyptian star Ahmed Ezz,

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Comedian Mohammed Henaidi has begun recording two songs to be included in his new film Jaana Al Bayan Attali (We Have Received the Following Communiqué).

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The Egyptian Censors approved Monday the scenario of the movie “Zawaj Bi Qarar Jumhuri” (Marriage by a Presidential Decree) costarring Hani Ramzi and Hanan Turk.

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Cairo shares slipped on Tuesday, May 29, on profit-taking and rumors about a delay in Egypt's entry into the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Free index, scheduled to take effect as of the close of May

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - Egypt on Monday, May 28, changed the central rate of its "managed peg" exchange rate system to 3.86 pounds to the dollar from 3.85.  The announcement was made by the Central Bank, b

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CAIRO, (Reuters) - The median overnight interbank rate on Egypt's pound rose to 11-1/4 percent on Sunday, May 27, from seven percent on Thursday in a short to moderate market typical for the start of

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak recently received a message from Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifa relating to the strengthening of bilateral ties.

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EgyptAir has recently added new service flights from India, targeting tourists visiting popular archeological sites in Upper Egypt during the summer season.

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Many shops in Cairo have closed their doors over the past few days to protest the scheduled implementation of the second and third stages of a new sales tax.