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September 16, 1990 | Associated Press
Egypt, intensifying its campaign against Iraq, said Saturday that it has restricted the entry of Iraqis and citizens of countries that support Baghdad and prohibited politicians and journalists from attending a pro-Iraq conference. A senior security officer said the curbs apply to Jordanians, Yemenis, Palestinians and Kuwaitis. Previously, citizens of those countries could get six-month visas automatically on arrival in Egypt, like nationals of other Arab countries.
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September 16, 1990 | Associated Press
Egypt, intensifying its campaign against Iraq, said Saturday that it has restricted the entry of Iraqis and citizens of countries that support Baghdad and prohibited politicians and journalists from attending a pro-Iraq conference. A senior security officer said the curbs apply to Jordanians, Yemenis, Palestinians and Kuwaitis. Previously, citizens of those countries could get six-month visas automatically on arrival in Egypt, like nationals of other Arab countries.
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December 13, 1989 | From Reuters
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made a surprise visit to Tripoli on Tuesday for talks with Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi as Egypt cautiously extends a hand of friendship to its old Arab foes, Libya and Syria. Mubarak telephoned Syrian President Hafez Assad on Monday and agreed that air links should be resumed between Cairo and Damascus. The first Egypt Air Boeing 737 flew to Damascus with a party of officials Tuesday, and the first Syrian flight to Cairo is expected today.
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December 13, 1989 | From Reuters
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made a surprise visit to Tripoli on Tuesday for talks with Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi as Egypt cautiously extends a hand of friendship to its old Arab foes, Libya and Syria. Mubarak telephoned Syrian President Hafez Assad on Monday and agreed that air links should be resumed between Cairo and Damascus. The first Egypt Air Boeing 737 flew to Damascus with a party of officials Tuesday, and the first Syrian flight to Cairo is expected today.
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January 16, 1989 | From Reuters
Egyptian officials detained a West German on arrival at Cairo airport Sunday because he is suffering from AIDS, Egypt's official Middle East News Agency reported. It said the man, who had previously been turned away from Manila airport for the same reason, will not be allowed to enter Egypt.
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January 16, 1989 | From Reuters
Egyptian officials detained a West German on arrival at Cairo airport Sunday because he is suffering from AIDS, Egypt's official Middle East News Agency reported. It said the man, who had previously been turned away from Manila airport for the same reason, will not be allowed to enter Egypt.
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