Etisalat wins third mobile license with LE 16.7 billion offer

CAIRO: The much-anticipated bid for the third mobile license was awarded to the Etisalat consortium, which offered LE 16.7 billion, plus six percent of annual revenues paid to the government…

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Recent report by Kefaya urges government to root out corruption

CAIRO: As part of its mission to accelerate social development and end corruption, the Kefaya movement has issued a report tackling various cases in Egypt under the name of "The…

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Israel warns of "long war" over captured soldier

Egypt, Saudi urge continued mediation effortsGAZA: Israel warned the governing Palestinian faction Hamas that the sky will fall on them if they harm a captured soldier after a deadline passed…

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MPs call for expulsion of Israel ambassador

CAIRO: Egyptian MPs called Monday for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador and his Egyptian counterpart to be recalled from Tel Aviv in protest at Israel s offensive in the…

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Mobile shares jump on reports of high bid

CAIRO: Shares in existing Egyptian mobile phone operators jumped sharply on Tuesday on reports of higher bids than expected for the country s third mobile license. Mobinil shares surged 31…

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Interbank rates rise to 8.25 percent

CAIRO: The median overnight interbank rate on the pound rose to 8.25 percent on Tuesday from 8.11 percent on Monday at the start of a new two-week period for calculating…

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Italian role investigated in CIA kidnapping of Egyptian cleric

Reuters ROME: A magistrate is investigating whether Italian officials helped CIA agents abduct a terrorism suspect who says he was flown from Milan to Egypt and tortured, Interior Minister Giuliano…

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A summery celebration

 ŠΘ###Tahani Halawa and Susan Hassan##The bride and groom danced all night with friends and family and many of Egypt's leading businesspeople and socialites attended the wedding

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Convening to study hepatitis

International symposium meets in Paris to share findingsPARIS: For over a decade, the world's medical experts on hepatitis have come together to discuss, share and present the causes, effects and…

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Press Round-up: Cathedral inaugurated, press law rejected

Orthodox Christians open first cathedral, while journalists sit in at the Press SyndicateCAIRO: Egypt has officially inaugurated the first cathedral church for Egyptian Orthodox Christians under the authority of Bishop…

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