CBE names shortlist for Bank of Alexandria sale

CAIRO: The government said on Wednesday it had short-listed six candidates to buy a 75-80 percent stake in the state-owned Bank of Alexandria, and will allow them to carry out…

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Miss Beach

 ŠΘ###The judges included musician Helmy Bakr, actress Hala Sidki, and writer Ikbal Baraka, here, Samo Zein and Nahla Zaki##Photography by Hassan IbrahimThe winner was the beautiful Alexandrian Nahla Zaki. Guest…

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Camels for sale

Traders cater to tourists, trekkers, and those with an exotic palette CAIRO: Abdul Hakim has his camels to thank. After 40 years of buying and selling them, he was able…

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Navigating the transportation maze

Gas prices prompt people to consider other means of traveling around CairoCAIRO: Whichever way you choose to travel through the city, taking transportation in Cairo is an adventure shared with…

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Hussein Fahmy quits the UN over Lebanon situation

UNDP understand and regret Fahmy s decision, stresses allegations are incorrectCAIRO: Actor Hussein Fahmy quit his post as United Nations goodwill ambassador in objection to the organization s inability to…

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In Love of Photography

CAIRO: The Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC) is organizing a photo exhibit titled "In Love of Photography , by Moustafa Al-Shershaby, Sayed Al-Mahgoob, Ahmed Abdul Aziz and Mona…

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Flamenca, a marriage between flamenco and oriental music

Local band produce unique music spontaneously, appealing to wide audienceCAIRO: Flamenca's performance at Al El-Sawy Cultural Center steamed evoked the audience's senses to wild applauses and loud cheers from an…

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Abraaj Capital makes offer on EFG Hermes shares

Move makes UAE company single largest shareholder in bankCAIRO: Thanks to an offer made by UAE-based Abraaj Capital Limited, a private equity firm, to buy a 25 percent in Egyptian…

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Palestinians insult Egyptian leadership during march to support Hezbollah

RAMALLAH: More than 2,000 Palestinians denounced moderate Arab leaders in a march in support of Hezbollah yesterday.The protesters marched through Ramallah s main thoroughfare, carrying pictures of Hassan Nasrallah, leader…

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MobiNil says defers applying for 3G license

CAIRO: Egyptian mobile phone service operator MobiNil said on Monday it would defer making a decision on whether to apply for a license for higher-bandwidth 3G technology for a year…

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