Egypt

October 18, 2000

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Marcel Khalife has asked that Ehud Barak be held accountable for the ‘torture sessions’ he has conducted on the Palestinian people.

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The Egyptian Prime Minister received far-reaching praise for his initial performance. The economy is predicted to expand rapidly this year, and the recent energy discovery will only enhance foreign ex

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Regardless of the underlying motives behind the government’s amnesty, there is no doubt that Egypt's fragile internal security situation has a strong bearing on the nation’s economic performance. Foll

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In late June, Egypt’s state security court sentenced 31 people, including three members of parliament from the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), to up to 15 years in jail for their role in a maj

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 Indicators:   1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  5.8  5  6.7  Unemployment Rate (%)*  10.9  10.8  6.9  Exchange Rate (EGP/$1)  3.38  3.38  3.48  Debt Service Ratio (%)  10.90  10.80  9.90 

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National bank of Egypt declared its offer to buy 4million share of media Production City with price of L.E 25 for share. – (El Safwa Stock Brokers) © 2000 Mena Report (www.menareport.com)

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The bank suffered a 23.5 percent decrease in gross profit to register $12million dollars in June 30th 2000 down from $ 15.7 million in June 30th 1999. This is while net profit went up from $ 7.6 milli

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The public co for paper manufacturing (Racta) will hold its general on Sunday of October 29th, 10.00am at Palestine hotel, Alex .The co achieved L.E 8.8 million in net profit compared to L.E 3.6 milli

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National society general bank declared its quarter financial statement September 30th with net profit of L.E 100,521,388 compared to L.E 85,657,866 and revenues of L.E382,576,336 compared to L.E 299,

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Misr Aluminum received four offers from international companies to rent the rolling factory affiliated to it. The chairman of the company – Zaki Basiouny- that the offer came from French, German, Amer

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The central bank announced its intention to pump LE 300 million today through re-buying T-bills. The central bank had already pumped LE 700 million the day before, which collectively amounts LE one bi

October 17, 2000

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More than 7,000 Cairo university students protested against the Egyptian-hosted Sharm el-Sheikh summit of Arab and Israeli leaders, and demanded the w

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Egypt and Syria have collaborated on a new series, which takes on sensitive issues which have divided the two countries.

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Rania Youssef marks the birth of her first baby with a surprise for her fans!

October 16, 2000

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US President Bill Clinton has decided to extend his stay at the Middle East summit in Sharm el- Sheikh past his originally scheduled midnight deadline