Egypt

December 25, 2000

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The Central Bank of Egypt announced the acceptable bids for its 182-day T-Bill auction, from which 55 out of 64 bids were accepted with a total face value of LE601.050 million. The annual interest rat

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Bears were decidedly in the driver\'s seat this week, dragging the Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange downwards. Most stocks lost ground ending the week in the red.

December 24, 2000

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According to a report issued by the Washington-based Egyptian commercial representation bureau, Egypt exported clothes and textile products worth E£28

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The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company will inaugurate a new electricity generation station in the Sinai region of Ayun Mossa next month, reported <I>Elakhbar</I> newspaper.

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The Suez Canal is expected to post revenues of $2.1 billion in 2000 — a record high since the canal was opened in 1879, officials said in remarks published here Wednesday.

December 23, 2000

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An Egyptian member of parliament said in statements published Saturday that Egyptians married to Israeli women should be stripped of their citizenship

December 22, 2000

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An Islamic militant ravaged by cancer died earlier this month in an Egyptian prison for lack of proper medical care.

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Israel has learned how sacred Jerusalem is to the Arabs after having \"almost aborted\" peace efforts with its crackdown on the Palestinians.

December 21, 2000

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Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) announced today that the Neith S. 3X appraisal of its 2,634 barrel-per-day 1X discovery from earlier this year has confirmed the presence of commercial hydrocarbons on t

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On Tuesday, December 20, Cairo’s stock market dipped in mixed trading, led lower as usual by large-cap stocks. GSM providers MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) and Orascom Telecom –OT (ORTE.CA) contributed to the down

December 20, 2000

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An Egyptian court on Wednesday overruled a decision by EgyptAir to suspend a prominent pilot for barring Israeli security men from searching his plane

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat warned on Wednesday that the latest Israeli \"aggressions\" would destroy peace efforts now underway in the United St

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A recent study conducted by the Egyptian government revealed that Egypt comes second in the volume of e-trade after the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

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The US ratings agency Standard and Poor\'s has issued a complimentary assessment of the Egyptian economy, noting that a growth rate of 5 percent during the past four years offers foreign investors the

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Egypt’s tourism boom is on the verge of breakdown, a victim of the recent Israeli-Palestinian violence that broke out late September.