Egypt

March 26, 2001

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A new Egyptian film, called "Girls' Secrets" is breaking taboos with the story of a teenage girl who becomes pregnant and confronts an unforgiving, conservative society.

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The Italian Finmatica will feature business-to-business Internet solutions in GITEX Cairo 2001, to be held April 4-7 at the Cairo International Conference Center.

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Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC) has signed in Cairo an agreement for the development of a LNG plant in Egypt and its marketing with Eni - through its subsidiary Snam S.p.A. and BP.

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Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC) has signed in Cairo an agreement for the development of a LNG plant in Egypt and its marketing with Eni - through its subsidiary Snam S.p.A. and BP.

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Britain’s BP Amoco PLC and Italy's Eni SpA have announced plans to build a liquefied natural gas plant in the Egyptian port of Damietta, as part of a joint project worth up to $2 billion.

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Orascom Construction Industries –OCI (OCIC.CA) along with two other partners have submitted the lowest bid for the Nagaa Hamadi barrage civil works. The total cost of the project is EURO300 million. T

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On Thursday, March 22, the market continued to slide on low volumes. Investors focused on blue-chip shares, which moved lower across the board. Telecoms led the market lower, as MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) drop

March 25, 2001

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The Egyptian parliament received on Saturday an urgent letter from the government denying as baseless reports that Israel has contributed financially

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Egypt's revenue from tourism, the country's biggest source of income, rose by one billion dollars from July to September 2000 compared with the previous year, President Hosni Mubarak was quoted saying

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Egypt must "stabilize and clarify" its trade regulations to fall in line with the economic association agreement it initialed in January, said European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy Saturd

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Al Watany Bank of Egypt (WATA.CA) held its ordinary general assembly yesterday, which approved distribution of an LE3/share cash dividend starting April 5. The board of directors also discussed the im

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On Wednesday, March 21, the market gave up its gains from the past two days. Investors continued to focus on blue-chip shares. Telecoms were hammered, as MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) fell 2.66 percent to LE61.52

March 24, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will visit Paris next Friday en route to Washington for talks with US President George W. Bush.

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Five people charged over the illegal dumping of a radioactive cylinder last June were sentenced on March 17 to different jail terms.

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Human Rights Watch, an international organization based in New York, has criticized child labor practices in Egypt's agricultural cooperatives for vio