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A refuge from crowds and strict dress codes in Egypt (International Herald Tribune)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 11:17:29 GMT

The urge of the well-heeled to set themselves apart is especially intense in Egypt, where beaches reflect a clash of political, social and religious cultures.

Egypt's new energy pricing policy to cut subsidy costs (Financial Times)
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 02:19:35 GMT

Egypt is introducing a new pricing policy to phase out gas and electricity subsidies for energy intensive industries as the government seeks to create pricing predictability for investors and ensure its energy resources are effectively used.

Rich in Egypt Seek El Gouna Bikinis: `You Are Where You Swim' (Bloomberg.com)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 12:52:44 GMT

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- For years, Lamia Khalifa trudged across the sands under Egypt's scorching sun searching for a better life -- a better life on the beach, that is.

US Commodities: Wheat Soars On Egypt Buy, Supply Concerns (Nasdaq)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 21:04:17 GMT

NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- Wheat futures sailed to new contract highs Tuesday on a surprisingly large sale to Egypt and growing fears about tight global supplies, analysts said.

Kenya: Egypt's Move On Subsidies to Benefit Local Manufacturers (AllAfrica.com)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 21:54:02 GMT

Local manufacturers may be headed for a reprieve as one of their biggest rivals in the robust Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), Egypt, moves to abolish subsidies currently enjoyed by its industrialists.

Mahindra to introduce Scorpio in Brazil, Egypt (Automotive Business Review)
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 01:02:24 GMT

India-based auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra has tied up with local partners in Brazil and Egypt to introduce its SUV, Scorpio, in both the markets.

Egypt and Qatar pave way for industrial zone (Financial Times)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 16:26:12 GMT

Egypt and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding paving the way for an agreement on the construction of the largest industrial zone in Egypt.

Egypt says to end energy subsidies to industry (Khaleej Times)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 14:14:29 GMT

CAIRO - Egypt announced on Tuesday big rises in the prices that energy-intensive industries will pay for their gas and electricity, through the gradual elimination of the subsidies they receive.

NBK wins bid for Egypt's Al-Watany Bank (MENAFN)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 16:02:50 GMT

NBK wins bid for Egypt's Al-Watany Bank

Kuwait's NBK says wants 100 pct of Egypt's AlWatany (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 08:06:39 GMT

KUWAIT, Aug 14 (Reuters) - National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), which won a bid to take over AlWatany Bank of Egypt on Monday, wants to increase its stake in the Egyptian lender to up to 100 percent, it said on Tuesday.