AMOC net profit up 28 percent

CAIRO: Alexandria Mineral Oils Co (AMOC) reported net profit of LE 509.2 million ($88.4 million) for the nine months to March 31, a rise of 28 percent on the same…

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Telenor has no Africa growth plan after Egypt

OSLO: Norway s largest telecoms group Telenor is not looking to expand into other African countries despite submitting a bid for a mobile license in Egypt, Chief Executive Jon Fredrik…

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Reforms to slash budget deficit level

CAIRO: More tax revenues and economic reforms will help Egypt s government slash its budget deficit to 2 to 3 percent of gross domestic product in three to four years,…

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Fifth death from bird flu reported

GENEVA: An Egyptian woman died Thursday of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza, the fifth fatal case in the country, the official MENA news agency reported. Meanwhile, the World Health…

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Egypt demands St. Louis museum return mummy mask

ST. LOUIS: The Supreme Council of Antiquities has given the Saint Louis Art Museum a May 15 deadline to turn over an ancient burial mask that they believe was taken…

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Britain confirms that 14 countries, including Egypt, warned of Mad Cow disease transfusion danger

LONDON: Britain has warned 14 countries that were recipients of British blood products exported in the 1990s could be at risk of developing the human form of mad cow disease,…

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Bird flu back in the spotlight

CAIRO: Egypt reported a new human case of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza Wednesday, bringing to 13 the total number of Egyptians who have been infected by the deadly…

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Doing business with Australia 101

CAIRO: Businesspeople looking for investment opportunities in Australia, trying to locate the most suitable Australian exporters, or simply exploring the option of doing business with the country, gathered together yesterday…

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U.S. "disappointed" by renewal of Emergency Law

WASHINGTON: The United States on Tuesday strongly criticized Egypt s decision to approve a two-year extension of the Emergency Law President Hosni Mubarak slapped on the country 25 years ago…

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Brotherhood speaks out on renewal of Emergency Laws

CAIRO: Mass arrests targeting Muslim Brotherhood members coupled with the renewal of the Emergency Laws have left Brotherhood leaders angry and speculating on a "conspiracy against Islamists in general and…

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