Egypt

May 21, 2001

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Egyptian Health Minister Ismail Salam on Sunday gave in to the country’s Physiotherapy Treatment Association, which has been demanding the establishme

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell is planning to present an American proposal to help bring the Israeli-Palestinian conflict under control, senior ad

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The education ministries of Syria and Egypt have agreed to set up a center for open learning and tele-learning.

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President Hosni Mubarak's interest in the communications and IT sector is mainly designed to turn Egypt into a technology-exporting country, said Mini

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The film “Lee Lee” directed by Marwan Hamed has won the golden Bonzai award for the best narrative film at the International Al Ayyam Festival for short films

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The Egyptian artist Fifi Abdo is currently rehearsing for her play “Idlla’i Ya Dousah” costarring Maged Al Masri, Mohammed Nagati, and young actress Mennatallah Shalabi

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The Egyptian Festivals Committee has chosen formerly feuding singers Hani Shaker and Ehab Tawfiq to represent the nation at the upcoming international Carthage Festival

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Egyptian star Yahya Al Fakhrani is gearing up to shoot his new film Al Pico 2001, written by Fathi Salameh, directed by Hasan Ibrahim and costarring Hussein Al Shirbini,

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In cooperation with the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce, the Egyptian Businessmen’s Association is organizing an Egypt-UK round table in Cairo on May 20.

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Technology education projects are to be launched in 22 Egyptian cities, in association with 700 factories throughout the country.

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The Credit Suisse Private Banking Group has decided to provide financial and investment services to customers in Egypt, in association with the New York based International Concord Investments Corpora

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Local security sources revealed that EP 628 million were spent on the purchase of illegal drugs during the year 2000, reflecting an EP 30-million decrease compared with the 1988 figures.

May 20, 2001

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The Cairo-based Land Center for Human Rights (LCHR) has released a report blasting the Egyptian government’s social and economic policies.

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Egypt's military is preparing for a major exercise meant to test its ground-based offensive capabilities.

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Egypt’s two mobile companies, MobiNil and Click, are stepping up their criticism of Egypt Telecom for its plan to establish a third mobile company, ac