Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

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See also, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Regional Affairs, Palestinian Affairs, Iran, Iraq


Oct. 21: In Cairo, the Economic and Trade Conference of Egypt and the Commonwealth of Independent States was held to promote joint investment. [10/22 FBIS]

Nov. 2: The interior ministry reported that, in the Al-Minyah region, police had killed two "terrorists." [11/5 FBIS]

Nov. 3: In Cairo, Egypt and Russia signed an agreement to strengthen bilateral economic and trade cooperation. [11/5 FBIS]

Nov. 16: In Cairo, Husayn Tantawi, the minister of defense, met with Russian Defense Minister Igor Sergeyev to discuss enhancing military cooperation between the two countries. [11/17 FBIS]

Agence France Presse reported that, in Cairo, a lawsuit was filed against the London publication The Sunday Telegraph for an article it published alleging Egyptian police brutality against Coptic Christians. [11/17 FBIS]

Nov. 27: In Paris, Egyptian President Husni Mubarak met with French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin to discuss regional issues. [11/30 FBIS]

Dec. 1: Authorities detained Hafiz Abu Si`da, secretary general of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), to question him about a report in the private Cairo weekly Al-Usbu'. …

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