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  • Gazprom may sign docs on projects in Egypt shortly - minister Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Oct 12 3:18 PM
    MOSCOW, October 13 (Itar-Tass) - Russia's major producer of natural gas, OAO Gazprom, may sign documents shortly on taking part in projects on the territory of Egypt, Russian Industry and Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko said Thursday after talks with the Egyptian Minister of Commerce and Industry, Rashid Mohamed Rashid.

  • Human Bird Flu Infection Confirmed In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Medical News Today - Oct 12 3:12 PM
    A 39-year-old woman has H5N1 bird flu infection, according to Egypt's Ministry of Health. The last time a person became ill with bird flu in Egypt was in May, 2006.The woman comes from the Gharbiya governorate in the Nile Delta. On September 30th she developed bird flu like symptoms and was taken to hospital on 4th October, where she developed pneumonia. [click link for full article]

  • Egypt still battling with bird flu, new case detected Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 11 11:45 AM
    A new case of human bird flu, the first since May, was detected in Egypt, indicating behaviour has been slow to change despite widespread awareness campaigns, officials and experts said.

  • VTB signs cooperation deal with Export Development Bank of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Interfax - Oct 12 9:26 AM
    MOSCOW. Oct 12 (Interfax) - Vneshtorgbank (VTB) has signed a cooperation agreement with Export Development Bank of Egypt during the visit of Egyptian Trade Minister Rashied Mohamed Rashied to Russia, VTB said in a press release.

  • Egypt: Another Human Case of Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 12 8:51 AM
    Egyptian health officials on Thursday blamed the most recent case of human bird-flu infection in Egypt on poor observance of government regulations aimed at stamping out the virus.

  • EGYPT: Another human case of bird flu Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 12 5:58 AM
    Source: IRIN Egyptian health officials on Thursday blamed the most recent case of human bird-flu infection in Egypt on poor observance of government regulations aimed at stamping out the virus, after it was confirmed on Wednesday that a 39-year old woman in the Nile Delta province of Gharbiya had contracted avian influenza.

  • EGYPT DETECTS NEW HUMAN H5N1 BIRD FLU CASE Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Oct 12 7:34 AM
    EGYPT: Egypt detects its first human case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus since May. A World Health Organization official says an Egyptian woman who raised ducks from her home has been diagnosed with the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus.

  • Egypt Islamists lambast Straw for veil remarks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 11 7:11 AM
    The leader of Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood has hit out at Britain's Jack Straw for his comments on the Islamic veil.

  • Egypt trade set to resume Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Oct 12 3:03 AM
    Animal welfare safeguards included in a deal to resume live cattle exports to Egypt have been met with a mixed reaction. The beef industry has welcomed the return to trade, saying it is confident livestock will receive high standards of care in Egypt.

  • Sadat Nephew Goes on Trial in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 11 1:57 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The nephew of President Anwar Sadat went on trial Wednesday for describing his uncle's assassination as an international conspiracy in which Egyptian generals were involved.

  • World Record: Cairo, Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Heights - Oct 12 6:48 AM
    By Maryclaire Abowd For The Heights CAIRO, Egypt-When flying into Cairo International Airport, the pilots almost always circle around the enormous city, passing over the pyramids before they land the plane. The city is enormous; it has a population of 20 million people during the day (about 15 million people at night).

  • Professor discusses facts, myths of Moses, Egypt and Bible Open this result in new window
    Daily Nebraskan - Oct 11 11:19 PM
    Robert Littman is parting the sea of myths in search of the truth about Moses, Egypt and the Bible. Littman, a professor of Greek history, Egyptology and bibliology at the University of Hawaii, spoke to an audience of about 50 students and faculty members Wednesday at the Bailey Library on the second floor of Andrews Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • Bafana face Egypts Pharaohs in London Open this result in new window
    Daily Dispatch - Oct 12 3:40 AM
    SOUTH AFRICA are to play a friendly soccer international against African champions, Egypt, in London next month because they believe they will attract a bigger crowd than if they played at home.

  • New human bird flu case in Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 11 3:26 AM
    Egypt detects its first human case of the bird flu virus since May in a woman who raised ducks at home.

  • Egypt detects new human H5N1 bird flu case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 10 4:24 PM
    Egypt has detected its first human case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus since May in an Egyptian woman who raised ducks from her home, a World Health Organization official said on Tuesday.

  • Sadat nephew goes on trial in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 11 2:12 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The nephew of President Anwar Sadat went on trial Wednesday for describing his uncle's assassination as an international conspiracy in which Egyptian generals were involved.

  • Botswana/Egypt: Molwantwa Feels Bad Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 11 2:07 PM
    Zebras' striker, Tshepiso 'Sox' Molwantwa feels that he let the nation down after being substituted in the 2008 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt at the National Stadium on Saturday.

  • Bird flu back again in Egypt Open this result in new window
    News-Medical-Net - Oct 11 3:34 PM
    According to the World Health Organisation, Egypt has reported it's first case of bird flu in five months.

  • New Toshiba Country Manager Appointed for Levant and Egypt Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Oct 11 11:18 AM
    Toshiba Computer Systems Middle East has appointed Elia Mansour as its country manager for the Levant and Egypt.

  • MATCH FRAME SAN ANTONIO HELPS KPI DEPICT THE WONDERS OF ANCIENT EGYPT Open this result in new window
    Broadcast Newsroom - Oct 11 8:47 AM
    DMN Newswire--2006-10-11--Fifteen minutes of 3D animation , compositing and graphics by Match Frame San Antonio illustrating the amazing architectural feats of the ancient Egyptians appear in Egypt: Engineering an Empire, premiering October 9 on The History Channel.

  • Egypt still battling with bird flu, new case detected Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 11 8:36 AM
    CAIRO - A new case of human bird flu, the first since May, was detected in Egypt Wednesday, indicating behaviour has been slow to change despite widespread awareness campaigns, officials and experts said.

  • Shade's Freels, New Egypt boys enjoy big runs Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 11 7:31 AM
    CROSS COUNTRY - This wasn't the first win for either Maple Shade High School sophomore Victoria Freels or the New Egypt boys cross country team, but it was the biggest win for both.

  • Kuwait 'air born' baby gets 18 years of free flights Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 9:56 AM
    A baby girl born aboard an Egypt-bound Jazeera Airways flight will be able to fly the Kuwait-based airline for free until the age of 18, the carrier has said.

  • MATCH FRAME SAN ANTONIO HELPS KPI DEPICT THE WONDERS OF ANCIENT EGYPT Open this result in new window
    Digital Video Editing - Oct 11 8:45 AM
    CREATES ANIMATIONS FOR EGYPT: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE PREMIERING ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL DMN Newswire--2006-10-11--Fifteen minutes of 3D animation , compositing and graphics by Match Frame San Antonio illustrating the amazing architectural feats of the ancient Egyptians appear in Egypt: Engineering an Empire, premiering October 9 on The History Channel.

  • Egypt: Government Censorship Office Seizes Copies of Book On Religious Extremism Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 12 12:50 PM
    EOHR expresses its deepest worries concerning the decision of the Egyptian Censorship Office to confiscate the book "Modern Sheikhs and the Making of Religious Extremism" by Dr. Mouhamed Fattoh, which constitutes a violation to freedom of opinion and expression as stipulated in Articles 47, 48 and 49 of the Egyptian Constitution, which guarantee freedom of opinion and expression in literature,

  • Egypt 'battling' with bird flu Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Oct 11 5:35 AM
    A new case of human bird flu, the first since May, has been detected in Egypt, indicating behaviour has been slow to change, say officials.

  • Egypt: Port Company Stake Sold At 54 Percent Profit Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 12 10:26 AM
    EMP Africa Management LP (EMP Africa) has announced that one of the Africa focused private equity funds it advises, the AIG African Infrastructure Fund (Africa Fund I), has sold its stake in Sokhna Port Development Company S.A.E (Sokhna) to an Egyptian financial buyer.

  • Egypt: Sinai a center for arms dealing Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 10 11:11 PM
    CAIRO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Egypt is reportedly cracking down on arms dealers in the Sinai who smuggle weapons to Palestinians in Gaza. Middle East News Line reports that the latest arrest on Oct. 5 involved a man who had 64 anti-tank mines in his garden in El Arish.

  • Egypt reports new case of bird flu Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Oct 11 1:17 AM
    Cairo: Egypt said on Wednesday it has detected a new human case of the deadly bird flu virus. The virus was found in an Egyptian woman who raised ducks from her home, said Hassan El Bushra of the World Health Organisation said.

  • Egypt detects new bird flu case in human Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 10 4:25 PM
    Authorities have detected Egypt's first human case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus since May, a World Health Organisation official says. -

  • Egypt Finds Case Of Deadly Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 10 4:08 PM
    A woman in Egypt has been diagnosed with the potentially deadly form of bird flu.

  • Egypt has the right to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes Open this result in new window
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  • Egypt reports new human case of bird flu Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 11 5:32 AM
    The Egyptian health ministry said it had detected a new case of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the first since May, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • Egypt Finds Case Of Deadly Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 10 3:11 PM
    A new human case of bird flu has been detected in Egypt, authorities there have told the World Health Organisation. According to Reuters news agency, a woman has been diagnosed with the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus.

  • 'Saddam Agents Sold Women In Egypt' Open this result in new window
    FOX 31 Denver - Oct 12 6:06 AM
    A witness in Saddam Hussein's genocide trial has claimed the ousted leader's agents ran a human trafficking ring in the 1980s. Witness Abdul Khaliq Qadir claims his sister and other Kurdish women were sold.

  • Think tank urges sanctions against Sudan Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - 47 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The world should impose sanctions targeting Sudan's leaders and oil sector to force the government to accept U.N. peacekeepers in Darfur and halt the killing of civilians there, a leading think tank urged on Thursday.

  • Egypt detects new human H5N1 bird flu case Open this result in new window
    Reuters - Oct 10 4:04 PM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Authorities have detected Egypt's first human case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus since May, a World Health Organization official said on Tuesday.

  • Iran-Egypt-Peace Egyptian speaker: Iran playing key role in establishing peace in Middle East Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Oct 10 12:17 PM
    Speaker of Egypt's National Assembly on Tuesday called Iran as a major player in establishing peace and stability in the Middle East. Ahmad Fathi Sorour made the remark in a meeting with head of Iran's interest section in Cairo Seyyed Hossein Rajabi.

  • Think Tank Urges Sanctions Against Sudan Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 12 1:36 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The world should impose sanctions targeting Sudan's leaders and oil sector to force the government to accept U.N. peacekeepers in Darfur and halt the killing of civilians there, a leading think tank urged on Thursday.

  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.

  • Centurion shares rise after gas producer boost production from operations in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Canadian Business - Oct 10 8:14 AM
    CALGARY (CP) - Shares of Centurion Energy International (TSX:CUX) rose more than 10 per cent Monday after the Calgary-based gas producer said it has commissioned an upgrade project to boost production at its El Wastani oil and gas field in Egypt.

  • Botswana/Egypt: Rowe, the Fans, And Egyptians! Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 10 1:03 PM
    Saturday October 7th, 9:00am. The day of the Zebras game against the African champions, Egypt, has just began. The general mood is rock bottom but the few Zebras fans gathered at Gaborone Secondary School grounds do not care. If they do care they do not show it.

  • 2005 Hyundai Matrix Automatic from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Oct 12 12:35 PM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? The driver seat isn't comfortable at all. Fuel Consumption is very high 7km/L.

  • Egypt calls for meeting on Darfur Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Oct 10 3:40 PM
    CAIRO. Egypt yesterday suggested a special meeting of leaders of the UN Security Council, the Arab League and African Union in a bid to convince Sudan to accept UN troops in war-devastated Darfur, media reported.

  • Botswana/Egypt: How the Zebras Performed Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 10 12:48 PM
    On Saturday, the Zebras surprised many when they held fancied Egypt to a goalless draw in the 2008 African Nations Cup qualifier at the National Stadium in Gaborone. The performance of the local players left many people asking for more.

  • The Middle East's Leading English Language Daily Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Oct 12 4:10 PM
    RIYADH, 12 October 2006 Moroccan actress Maysa Maghrebi will shortly start shooting her second movie with a cast drawn mainly from the Gulf and Egypt, the Al-Watan daily reported yesterday.

  • Egypt suggests Arab-African-UN meeting on Darfur Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 10 8:38 AM
    CAIRO -Egypt on Tuesday suggested a special meeting of leaders of the UN Security Council, the Arab League and African Union in a bid to convince Sudan to accept UN troops in war-devastated Darfur, media reported.

  • Egypt blocks Brotherhood chief pilgrimage Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 10 10:07 AM
    Egyptian authorities barred the leader of Egypt's strongest opposition group, the banned Muslim Brotherhood, from travelling to Saudi Arabia for a religious pilgrimage, an official from the group has said.

  • Egypt blocks Muslim Brotherhood chief pilgrimage Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 10 7:08 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian authorities barred the leader of Egypts strongest opposition group, the banned Muslim Brotherhood, from travelling to Saudi Arabia for a religious pilgrimage, an official from the group said on Tuesday.

  • Child among 6 dead in Israeli raid on Gaza Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 12 2:19 PM
    Israeli forces killed six Palestinians, including a child, during a Gaza Strip raid on Thursday, witnesses said. Meanwhile Ahmad Youssef, a top adviser to Prime Minister Ismail Haniyya, called for a summit in Egypt between Hamas and Fatah, led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, over stalled efforts to form a unity government.

  • A Frum Girl in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Jewish Week - Oct 11 4:43 PM
    When Lauren Talerman was a child, she wanted to be an Egyptologist. Now an honors student in her junior year at Queens College, she dreams of working on Middle East foreign policy.

  • Rice opens a new phase of Arab cold war Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Oct 12 2:36 PM
    Last week, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ended her Middle Eastern tour in Cairo with a meeting with foreign ministers from Egypt, Jordan, and the six Gulf states that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait.

  • Siwak scores last minute Flashes goal Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 12 5:10 AM
    Marissa Siwak scored an unassisted goal with under a minute to play as the Florence High School girls soccer team beat New Egypt 1-0. Flashes goalie Kaitlyn Antolic stopped nine New Egypt shots to preserve the shutout. Melissa Galaz stopped 20 shots in the loss.

  • Anti-terror TV ad uses a violent approach Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Oct 12 4:03 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- A TV commercial aimed at thwarting terrorism has hit Middle Eastern TV networks using high-tech effects to show the anatomy of a suicide bombing in graphic detail.

  • Kuwait 'air born' baby gets 18 years of free flights Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 12 6:11 AM
    KUWAIT CITY -- A baby girl born aboard an Egypt-bound Jazeera Airways flight will be able to fly the Kuwait-based airline for free until the age of 18, the carrier said Thursday.

  • Sherine Nasr Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Oct 12 10:16 AM
    The deteriorating political atmosphere in the Middle East barely affected the voluminous flow of trade between Egypt, the US and Israel. Gamal Essam El-Din uncovers the reasons

  • Egypt, Indonesia each report an avian flu case Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Oct 11 3:02 PM
    Oct 11, 2006 (CIDRAP News) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that a 39-year-old Egyptian woman has H5N1 avian influenza, while officials in Indonesia reported another fatal human case there.

  • Local News In Brief Open this result in new window
    Stamford Today - Oct 12 11:04 AM
    Tracey's hair goes pink! A betting shop worker has raised more than £400 for a children's charity by having her hair dyed... Families of the victims of last year's bombings in Egypt spoke on national TV this week about th...

  • Teen escapes from Muslim kidnappers in Egypt Open this result in new window
    WorldNet Daily - Oct 11 10:09 PM
    A 15-year-old Egyptian girl has escaped from a team of Muslims who kidnapped her and threatened her with rape if she did not convert to Islam, according to a new report from Voice of the Martyrs."

  • Egypt bans head of Muslim Brotherhood from travelling Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 10 10:18 AM
    Egyptian authorities banned the head of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Mehdi Akef, from travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform a pilgrimage, a security source said.

  • Mystery surrounds source of anti-terror ad Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Oct 12 12:02 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A TV commercial aimed at thwarting terrorism has hit Middle Eastern TV networks using high-tech effects to show the anatomy of a suicide bombing in graphic detail.

  • Sierra Leone: Norway Cancels Salone's Illegitimate Debt Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 12 6:23 AM
    On 3rd October, Norway's Minister of International Development Erik Solheim announced that Norway is unilaterally and without conditions cancelling US$ 80 million in illegitimate debts owed by 5 countries - Egypt, Ecuador, Peru, Jamaica and Sierra Leone.

  • The How Behind the What of Ancient Egypt Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 08 10:26 PM
    The opening installment of this History Channel series is yet another trip back to ancient Egypt, one of the war-horsiest subjects there is for these types of channels.

  • 8 Palestinians Die as Israeli Raids and Airstrikes Intensify Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    In some of the deadliest fighting in recent weeks, Israeli ground troops raided a village in the Gaza Strip.

  • Egypt disturbed Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Oct 10 4:09 AM
    CAIRO. Egypt said yesterday it was "extremely disturbed" by a video made by members of an extreme-right Danish party, saying it showed a "clear ignorance of Islam."

  • Israel kills 9 in Gaza; Hamas speaks out Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 49 minutes ago
    An Israeli aircraft fired a missile at a building in a crowded Gaza City neighborhood after nightfall Thursday killed a Palestinian girl, her father and a militant, Palestinians said.

  • North Korea arms trade seen as threat Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    North Korea's claimed test of a nuclear weapon is only the tip of what frightens the rest of the world. It's all the more worrisome because the country has shown itself to be a virtual bazaar for spreading missiles, conventional weapons and nuclear technology around the globe.

  • Bird Flu in Humans Reappears in Egypt Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Oct 11 1:22 PM
    Egyptian health authorities detect the first case of bird flu in a human since May, a report that also is confirmed by the World Health Organization. In addition, Indonesian agricultural officials confirm that H5N1 has been detected in pigs and cats, according to news reports. This is a worrisome development because it is well established that pigs could become living test tubes for the emergence

  • In Tomorrow's Paper Open this result in new window
    EdmontonSun.com - Oct 12 1:40 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The nephew of former president Anwar Sadat went on trial yesterday for describing his uncle's 1981 assassination as an international conspiracy in which Egyptian generals were involved.

  • Israel Diary Open this result in new window
    Totally Jewish - Oct 12 4:47 AM
    One of those anniversaries is coming up that the media's bound to pick up on. Suez was a turning point in history. Israel had its own reasons for attacking Egypt: the constant fedayeen raids into Israeli territory had become a major nuisance in the eight years since the country's foundation.

  • Centurion plans to improve condensate recovery in Egypt Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Oct 11 7:16 AM
    CAIRO, October 11 -- Word that Centurion Energy International has commissioned an upgrade project to boost production at one of its Egyptian oil and gas fields is a promising indication the Calgary-based junior has recovered from setbacks earlier this year, analysts say.

  • Iraqi striker for Egypt Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Oct 12 12:02 AM
    Cairo, Oct 12: Egyptian soccer club ENPPI, based here, have signed Iraqi striker Mustafa Karim on a five-year contract for $120,000, local football website filgoal.com reported.

  • Mashaal: Hamas won't recognize Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 5:51 PM
    Exiled Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal said Thursday that his group would not recognize Israel, but it wants to join a national unity government with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' rival Fatah faction.

  • Today in history - Oct. 13 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 5:01 PM
    Today is Friday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2006. There are 79 days left in the year.

  • Israel kills 6 Palestinians during Gaza clashes Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 3:27 PM
    Israeli forces killed six Palestinians, at least three of them Hamas militants, in a Gaza raid on Thursday, pressing a nearly four-month offensive launched after a soldier was abducted, witnesses and medics said.

  • Egypt reports new human case of bird flu Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 11 2:00 AM
    CAIRO -- The Egyptian health ministry said Wednesday that it had detected a new case of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the first since May, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • Israel kills 9 Palestinians in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 3:42 PM
    Israel killed nine Palestinians, at least three of them Hamas militants, in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, pressing a nearly four-month offensive launched after a soldier was abducted, witnesses said.

  • Egyptian banks face court over African loans Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Oct 11 7:06 PM
    Afreximbank, set up in 1993 to promote intra-African trade, which has its headquarters in Cairo, is preparing legal proceedings against two Egyptian banks - Bank of Alexandria and Banque Misr - in a case that may colour relations between Egypt and a host of sub-Saharan African capitals.

  • Israel kills 8 Palestinians in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 1:58 PM
    Israel killed eight Palestinians, at least three of them Hamas militants, in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, pressing a nearly four-month offensive launched after a soldier was abducted, witnesses said.

  • Carrefour opens at AlKhobar Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 11 11:01 PM
    Carrefour opened a hypermarket in AlKhobar, the French retail chain's first in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, according to Arab News. Three more are planned for the province. It has 20 stores in total across the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

  • Egypt reports new human case of bird flu Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Oct 11 1:32 AM
    Magd from Gharbiya tested positive for bird flu after suffering from high fever, shortness of breath.

  • Ex-AP correspondent Frank Crepeau dies Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 1:00 PM
    Frank Crepeau, a veteran foreign correspondent for The Associated Press who mixed a warm and winning wit with tenacious reporting as he covered the declining Soviet bloc and war-torn Middle East, died in New York on Wednesday following a stroke, his family said. He was 74.

  • U.S. seen retreating from democracy push Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 9:34 AM
    The United States has quietly retreated from its high-profile push for democracy in the Muslim world, since the Hamas election stunned the Bush administration by bringing a violent militant group to power.

  • A globalized Nobel picks authors outside western borders Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 10:21 AM
    In handing the 2006 Literature Prize to Turkish author Orhan Pamuk, the Nobel academy is pursuing a new policy of geographical glasnost that has smashed the prize's decades-long fixation on western writers.

  • Wednesday, Oct 11, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Oct 11 12:57 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - This week, it was Ingy Sharkawy who won the race that begins right after dinner each night at her family's home in Cairo. She beat her dad and brother to the remote control, and her mother grumbled when Sharkawy plopped down on the best seat in front of the television.

  • 6 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Raid in Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 12 11:33 AM
    The Israeli military said that today it was searching for tunnels used by militants, but did not report finding any.

  • Egypt reports new human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 11 2:29 AM
    A new human bird flu case was detected Tuesday in the Egyptian Delta governorate of Gharbiya, the first human case since mid-May, the official news agency MENA reported Wednesday.

  • Young Warriors splash their way to victory Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - Oct 11 9:33 PM
    FLORENCE -- Kids love to play in puddles, and yesterday was no exception, as New Egypt edged Florence, 2-1, in a Burlington County Freedom Division matchup.

  • Cooking Defines Sephardic Jews at Sukkot Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 21 minutes ago
    For one food-loving community within Brooklyn?s sizable Jewish population, Sukkot has additional significance.

  • Israel raids Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 12 2:41 PM
    Israeli troops raided the southeastern part of the Gaza Strip before dawn Thursday and battled Palestinian militants in some of the most intense clashes in recent weeks.

  • College kids warned about starting hookah habit Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 7:33 AM
    Puffing on a water pipe full of flavored tobacco may sound more glamorous than smoking a regular cigarette, but it's probably just as bad for your lungs, if not even more harmful, a Washington, DC researcher warns.

  • Egypt rights group calls for end to death penalty Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Oct 11 12:11 AM
    CAIRO: An Egyptian human rights organisation has called for the abolition of capital punishment, on the fourth annual World Day against the death penalty.

  • Hamas for talks with Fatah in Cairo Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Oct 11 5:36 PM
    gaza city A political adviser to Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah yesterday proposed holding a meeting in Egypt between Hamas and Fatah on the formation of a national unity government.

  • N.Y. lawyer's case prompts debate on Bush tactics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 9:56 AM
    The case of a New York attorney convicted of aiding terrorism has prompted debate among U.S. lawyers about whether the Bush administration wants to scare them away from representing terrorist defendants.

  • Many Egyptians haven't heard of opinion polls -poll Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 8:04 AM
    An opinion poll conducted by an Egyptian government body showed that 61 percent of those surveyed had never heard of opinion polls before, the official Middle East News Agency MENA reported on Thursday.

  • Israel kills 6 Palestinians during Gaza clashes Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 7:02 AM
    Israeli forces killed six Palestinians, at least three of them Hamas militants, during a Gaza Strip raid on Thursday, pressing a nearly four-month offensive launched after a soldier was abducted, witnesses said.

  • PepsiCo profit rises Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 8:55 AM
    PepsiCo Inc. on Thursday reported a better-than-expected 71 percent rise in third-quarter earnings and raised its full-year outlook, but profit at its North American beverage unit fell, sending shares of the No. 2 soft drink maker lower.

  • Trial of Sadat's nephew over conspiracy claims begins; adjourned to Oct. 15 Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 11 9:54 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The nephew of President Anwar Sadat went on trial Wednesday for describing his uncle's 1981 assassination as an international conspiracy in which Egyptian generals were involved.

  • PepsiCo profit rises; margins hurt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 12 7:03 AM
    PepsiCo Inc. on Thursday said quarterly net profit rose a better-than-expected 71 percent, boosted by noncarbonated drinks such as Aquafina water and international growth, and it raised its outlook for the full year.

  • Mashaal: Hamas Won't Recognize Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 12 6:17 PM
    Exiled Hamas Official Says Group Won't Recognize Israel, Offers to Swap Soldier for Prisoners