Egypt disagrees with the US on intellectual property in pharmaceuticals

CAIRO: Minister of Trade and Industry Rachid Mohammad Rachid has admitted that disagreements do exist with the United States over intellectual property rights on pharmaceutical products.In a statement released at…

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Diplomats' Club

 ŠΘ###Many of Egypt's diplomats, ambassadors and businessmen attended the event; among them were Sir Derek Plumbly, Britain's ambassador in Egypt and Minister of Education Hany Helal, here, Ibrahiem El Moalem,…

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A youthful dream of a developed Egypt

NGO focuses on enabling youth to see projects come to fruitionCAIRO: With their enthusiastic souls filled with persistence and a strong sense of belonging, a small group of ambitious Egyptian…

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Superman wears tights, so that makes him a transvestite, right?

A couple of nights ago, someone sent me something entitled "A Difficult Lesson. It was billed as 'the best commentary I've seen on the current Israeli conflict.'It read very like…

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The rocky road to Beirut

An Egyptian journalist records his travel to BeirutGoing to Beirut I was completely unprepared for this. My heart was with my wife and son in Athens. I was hoping to…

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Local band MAMAS has audience dancing to a Latin beat

CAIRO: Egypt's rising Latin band, MAMAS, started out two years ago when Mohammed Gaby called up his childhood friend Ahmed Hany and asked if he was interested in forming a…

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Film tackles social injustice and revenge

Wahed Men El-Nas wavers between artistic and commercial cinemasByDaily Star Egypt staffWahed Men El-Nas (One of the People)Director: Ahmed Nader GalalScriptwriter: Belal FadlStars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Menna Shalaby, Mahmoud El…

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OICA: Auto production up 40 pct in 2005

CAIRO: Egyptian auto production surged 40 percent in 2005 compared with a year earlier according to figures from the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA). "Egypt's local automotive production in…

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Egypt's tourism industry gets boost

Israeli aggression on Lebanon redirects regional tourismCAIRO: Experts in the field of investment in Egypt have confirmed that the Israeli attacks on Lebanon will affect tourism and investments, as tourists…

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Fuel, insurance prices increase pressures on private airlines

CAIRO: Private aviation companies have come under severe pressures by the Israeli war on Lebanon. At the top of these pressures, comes the rising international fuel prices as oil prices…

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