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  • Israel Occupies Egypt-Gaza Border Areas Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 4 minutes ago
    In a first since Israel's pullout from Gaza last summer, Israeli tanks and infantry have taken up positions on the Egypt-Gaza border as the army broadened its search for arms smuggling tunnels.

  • Israel searches Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 8:18 AM
    The Israeli army broadened its search for smuggling tunnels along the Egypt-Gaza border Wednesday, taking up positions along the frontier for the first time since Israel withdrew its troops from the coastal strip last summer.

  • Israel Searches Gaza-Egypt Border Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 18 8:48 AM
    Israel Takes Up Positions on Gaza-Egypt Border for First Time Since Pullout

  • Egypt to produce oil rigs in deal with China Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 18 6:25 AM
    CAIRO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - An Egyptian-Chinese company will start producing oil rigs in Egypt next year, the Egyptian Oil Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Israel Takes Up Positions On Gaza-Egypt Border Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Oct 18 9:20 AM
    The Israeli army broadened its search for smuggling tunnels along the Egypt-Gaza border Wednesday.

  • Israel searches Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 18 8:43 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) The Israeli army broadened its search for smuggling tunnels along the Egypt-Gaza border Wednesday, taking up positions along the frontier for the first time since Israel withdrew its troops from the coastal strip last summer.

  • Israel Returns to Gaza-Egypt Border Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Oct 18 3:45 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Israeli forces are back in the border area between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, searching for weapons smuggling tunnels for the first time since Israel left the area last year, the army said on Wednesday.

  • Italian bank wins $1.6bn Egypt sell-off Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 18 3:55 AM
    CAIRO -- Italian bank Sanpaolo IMI agreed to buy Bank of Alexandria for $1.6 billion Tuesday, winning Egypt's biggest auction of state assets and giving birth to its largest private banking group.

  • Analysis: Egypt, Saudi power deal part of bigger plan Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 18 2:40 AM
    CAIRO -- A deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that may lead to the interconnection of their electricity systems will likely provide a more stable electrical supply to Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries, analysts told UPI.

  • Egypt sells off 80% stake in bank Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Oct 17 7:21 PM
    Italy's Sanpaolo yesterday bid $1.6bn, towards the upper end of analysts' expectations, to acquire an 80 per cent stake in the Bank of Alexandria, Egypt's third-largest state-owned bank.

  • U.S. eases push for Egypt reforms Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 16 6:59 PM
    Secretary of State says the Bush administration has not given up on democratic reforms with Egypt, but that each country has to move at its own pace.

  • Egypt sells off Alexandria Bank Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 17 4:15 AM
    Italy's Sanpaolo wins the bidding for a majority stake in Egypt's Bank of Alexandria, the government says.

  • Israeli Troops Find 5 Tunnels in Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    Israeli troops uncovered five smuggling tunnels today as the forces advanced along the Gaza Strip?s southern border with Egypt.

  • Israelis kill 2 Palestinians in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 6:04 PM
    For the first time since its pullout from Gaza a year ago, Israeli tanks and infantry took up positions on the Egypt-Gaza border Wednesday, killing two Palestinian gunmen as the army broadened its search for arms smuggling tunnels.

  • Ramadan kiss comes at a price in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 10:31 AM
    Two young Egyptians caught in the act of kissing in public in Cairo during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been fined 100 pounds (17.50 dollars) each, newspapers reported.

  • Egypt community protests County jail location Open this result in new window
    Ada Evening News - Oct 17 2:03 PM
    EGYPT The community of Egypt, two miles northwest of Ada, may not appear on everyones map of southeastern Oklahoma, and that suits residents there just fine. There are several in that area who would rather the area remain peaceful, quiet and safe without the addition of a new county jail.

  • Egypt urges Hamas to back down Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 17 8:42 AM
    DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The leader of Hamas was urged to relinquish its executive powers in the Palestinian Authority Tuesday by Egypt's head of intelligence.

  • Five banks vie for Egypt's Bank of Alexandria Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 17 3:56 AM
    CAIRO -- Bank of Alexandria (BoA) was to be privatized Tuesday, with five Arab and European banks competing to acquire Egypt's fourth largest commercial bank.

  • Israeli troops push into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 8:54 AM
    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and widened a four-month-old offensive on Wednesday by sending tanks to take up positions around the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, residents said.

  • Egypt: Christians In Egypt: Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant Communities - Past and Present Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 18 10:35 AM
    By Otto F. A. Meinardus, Ph.D.

  • Egypt minister warns of winter bird flu upsurge Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 17 10:23 AM
    Egyptian Health Minister Hatem al-Gabali said he feared a fresh spate of human bird flu cases in the coming weeks.

  • Egypt popular travel spot for Qataris Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Oct 16 10:05 PM
    Cairo According to the latest regional travel data, Egypt is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination among travellers from Qatar for the Eid Al Fitr break, with flights from Doha to Cairo heavily booked for the holiday period and attractive Cairo-Alexandria Eid Al Fitr holiday packages to Egypt offered by Qatar Airways.

  • Canadian judge rules against sending detainee back to Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 16 11:38 PM
    A Canadian federal court judge ruled on Monday not to deport a man accused of being a national security threat to his native Egypt for he could be tortured there.

  • Egypt frees leading Islamist Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Oct 18 1:52 PM
    Egyptian authorities have released the secretary-general of the Muslim Brotherhood along with 14 other members of the banned opposition group.

  • Italian bank wins in $1.6 billion Egypt selloff Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 17 5:45 AM
    Italian bank Sanpaolo has won a five-way race for control of Bank of Alexandria, the first Egyptian bank to be privatised in a selloff worth 1.6 billion dollars.

  • AZERBAIJAN-EGYPT RELATIONS EXPANDING Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Oct 17 12:55 AM
    Days of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt, organized within the framework of the Agreement signed November 2005 by the Ministers of Culture of Egypt and Azerbaijan will take place in Baku, November 20-27.

  • Egypt bird flu case Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 16 8:16 PM
    Egypt has detected its first case of bird flu since May, in a woman who raised ducks from her home, according to the BBC. There have been fifteen cases of the H5N1 virus in Egypt since February, with six people dying. Eight recovered after being treated with Tamiflu.

  • Suspected terrorist can't be deported to Egypt, but can't stay in Canada: judge Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 16 3:41 PM
    OTTAWA (CP) - A federal court judge has ruled that a suspected terrorist cannot remain in Canada, yet he cannot be deported to Egypt because of the risk of torture.

  • Security detainee can't be deported to Egypt, judge rules Open this result in new window
    CBC Toronto - Oct 16 8:36 PM
    A man accused by the Canadian government of being a national security threat can't be deported to his native Egypt because he could be tortured there, a Federal Court judge ruled Monday.

  • Rades to host Champs League final Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 18 8:23 AM
    Tunisia's CS Sfaxien will play their leg of the Champions League final against Ahly of Egypt in Tunis rather than their home town of Sfax.

  • SAfrica to play Egypt at Griffin Park in London Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Oct 16 12:56 PM
    JOHANNESBURG, Oct 16 (Reuters) - South Africa's friendly international against Egypt on Nov. 15 has been fixed for Brentford's Griffin Park, the South African Football Association said on Monday.

  • Seven killed in train collision in central Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 16 6:24 PM
    A train ploughed into a passenger minibus in central Egypt on Monday, killing seven people and injuring eight others, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • Preponderance of corruption leads to poverty in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Oct 18 2:47 AM
    Analysts say official corruption represents root cause of poverty, more than any other factor.

  • Gazprom, Egypt Sign MOU Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Oct 16 1:19 PM
    MOSCOW Gazprom and the Egyptian government have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in Egypt's gas sector, Egypt's trade and industry minister said Friday.Rachid Mohammed Rachid said Gazprom could help Egypt develop its natural gas production and exports.

  • Unique surface-to-air missile baffles foreign military diplomats in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Oct 18 6:05 AM
    MOSCOW. (RIA Novosti military commentator Viktor Litovkin) - A military parade was held in Cairo to mark Independence Day on July 29. Three-axle trucks, each carrying two missiles inside sloping bodies, rolled by the VIP grandstands.

  • Sadat Nephew on Trial Making Accusations Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 18 1:06 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The nephew of President Anwar Sadat, on trial for accusing Egyptian generals of masterminding his uncle's 1981 assassination, said Wednesday he was being prosecuted because of his vocal opposition to the ruling party.

  • Final bids Monday for Egypt's Bank of Alexandria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 12:12 PM
    Six European and Arab banks will place their final bids Monday for the Bank of Alexandria, Egypt's only state-owned bank to be put up for sale, banking officials said.

  • Israeli troops push into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 18 1:25 PM
    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and widened a four-month-old offensive by sending tanks to take up positions around the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, residents said.

  • Clearly the lessons of Suez were lost on the Americans Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 18 4:18 PM
    Fifty years ago this month the Mediterranean was crowded with British and French warships moving into position for an attack on Egypt.

  • SA will play Egypt in London Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 16 6:12 PM
    Bafana Bafana will face Egypt in an international friendly at Griffin Park in London on November 15, the South African Football Association has announced.

  • Analysis: Egypt, Saudi power deal Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 16 10:12 AM
    CAIRO, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that may lead to the interconnection of their electricity systems will likely provide a more stable electrical supply to Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries, analysts told United Press International.

  • Israel Broadens Push Into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Oct 18 4:13 PM
    GAZA CITY, 19 October 2006 Israel broadened its push into the Gaza Strip and its tanks and infantry took up positions on the Egypt-Gaza border yesterday, killing two Palestinian fighters and surrounding the Rafah border terminal.

  • Sanpaolo IMI to Privatize Egypt Bank Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Oct 17 6:58 AM
    Sanpaolo IMI SpA has won an auction to buy 80 percent of the Bank of Alexandria with a US$1.6 billion bid, Sanpaolo said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Sadat nephew on trial making accusations Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 18 1:13 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The nephew of President Anwar Sadat, on trial for accusing Egyptian generals of masterminding his uncle's 1981 assassination, said Wednesday he was being prosecuted because of his vocal opposition to the ruling party.

  • Israeli troops push into Gaza Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Oct 18 11:55 AM
    ISRAELI troops killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and widened a four-month-old offensive overnight by sending tanks to take up positions around the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, residents said.

  • Hamas warns Abbas not to call hasty referendum Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 18 1:19 PM
    The Palestinian government on Wednesday dismissed President Mahmoud Abbas' idea for installing a temporary government of independent technocrats, as Israel widened its offensive in Gaza by sending tanks to take up positions on the Egypt-Gaza border and killing four Palestinians.

  • Egypt bans book criticizing 'modern sheikhs' Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 18 1:41 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities have banned a book that criticizes the rising influence of a new generation of Muslim preachers hosting popular TV shows and advocating the Islamization of society, the publisher said Tuesday.

  • Ramadan kiss comes at a price in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 18 1:57 AM
    CAIRO -- Two young Egyptians caught in the act of kissing in public in Cairo during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been fined ĢE100 ($17.50) each, newspapers reported Wednesday.

  • Four killed in Gaza attacks Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Oct 18 6:04 PM
    GAZA: Israeli troops killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and widened a four-month-old offensive yesterday by sending tanks to take up positions around the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, residents said.

  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - Oct 18 3:33 PM
    Proving that she knows how to pick a perfect pumpkin, Madison Heald, 18 months, of Manchester, carries her prized possession at DeWolf Farm, New Egypt, on Oct. 14.

  • Massive Emirati investment in Egypt's tourism industry Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 16 3:46 AM
    According to the latest regional travel data, Egypt is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination among travellers from UAE for the Eid Al Fitr break.

  • Iraqis flee homeland Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Oct 17 11:14 PM
    SIXTH OF OCTOBER CITY, Egypt -- Every night, the Iraqi men gather at a small shop in this Cairo suburb to drink cups of sweetened black tea and lament the violence back home.

  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - Oct 18 3:34 PM
    Wade VanOrden, 7, of Little Egg Harbor, sits on the pumpkin he wants and waits for help - or a wagon - to arrive as he enjoys a day of pumpkin picking at DeWolf Farm, New Egypt, on Oct. 14.

  • Ramadan kiss comes at a price in Egypt Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Oct 18 12:55 AM
    CAIRO -- Two young Egyptians caught in the act of kissing in public in Cairo during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been fined $17.50 each, newspapers reported Wednesday.

  • Intel launches TEO in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 16 5:46 AM
    The Intel Corporation has launched its Teach Essentials Online programme. Designed in Arabic specifically for the region, Intel, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Education, has agreed to launch TEO in Egypt as a pilot for other emerging markets worldwide.

  • C Suisse Ponders Intesa, Sanpaolo Egypt Deal Open this result in new window
    New Ratings - Oct 18 1:38 AM
    0702 GMT [Dow Jones] Credit Suisse keeps Banca Intesa (BIN.MI) and SanPaolo (SPI.MI) at neutral, with target prices of EUR6.20 and EUR19.30 respectively, after Sanpaolo's purchase of 80% of Bank of Alexandria for $1.6 billion.

  • egypt: Gamal al-Bannas quest for religious change Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Oct 16 9:27 AM
    Gamal al-Banna is a Muslim scholar and younger sibling of the Muslim Brotherhoods founder, but his controversial vision of Islamic reform puts him at odds with the religious establishment in Egypt.

  • Botswana/Egypt: Rowe Praises Zebras' Fighting Draw Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 17 1:35 PM
    "Has there been a better result in the history of Botswana football?" It is a rhetorical question and by the twinkle in his eye and the smile of satisfaction, you know coach Colwyn Rowe is not expecting a contradictory answer.

  • Egypt - Popular travel destination for Eid Al Fitr Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Oct 16 1:44 AM
    According to the latest regional travel data, Egypt is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination among travellers from Bahrain for the Eid Al Fitr break.

  • Israeli troops push into Gaza, 4 Palestinians killed Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 18 6:24 AM
    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and widened a four-month-old offensive on Wednesday, by sending tanks to take up positions around the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, residents say.

  • Future's uncertain for Iraqis who flee Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Oct 18 12:01 AM
    SIXTH OF OCTOBER CITY, Egypt · Every night, the Iraqi men gather at a small shop in this Cairo suburb to drink cups of sweetened black tea and lament the violence back home.

  • 2 Palestinians Killed in Southern Gaza Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 18 12:51 AM
    Israeli soldiers killed the two men as they approached army positions in Rafah, on the Gaza Strip's border with Egypt, the army said.

  • Lawyer Is Due for Sentencing in Terror Case Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 minutes ago
    After being convicted 20 months ago on terror charges, Lynne F. Stewart now faces the possibility of living out her life in federal prison.

  • Restraints Fray and Risks Grow as Nuclear Club Gains Members Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 18 minutes ago
    Atomic officials estimate that as many as 40 additional countries have the technical skill, and in some cases the required material, to build a bomb.

  • Israel seen lifting nuclear veil in Iran stand-off Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Oct 18 8:39 AM
    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - In October 1973, with its forces battling to repel invasions by Egypt and Syria, Israel did what had previously been unthinkable: It briefly wheeled its nuclear-capable Jericho-1 missiles out of their secret silos.

  • Intel and Egypt's Ministry of Education Launch Intel's Arabic "Teach Essentials Online" Program Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Oct 16 3:45 AM
    Dubai, UAE, 16 October 2006 - Intel Intel Corporation today announced the launch of its worldwide Teach Essentials Online (TEO) program, to be previewed in Egypt first.

  • Five Tunnels Uncovered Today on Philadelphi Route Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 18 10:19 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) IDF forces have uncovered another five tunnels today in the vicinity of the Philadelphi Route, along the Egypt-Gaza border. All of the tunnels connected Egypt to Gaza, with several determined to have been used for smuggling weapons from the Sinai into the Palestinian Authority.

  • Mitel VoIP graduates with Pharos University Alexandria Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 18 4:46 AM
    MitelŪ, the trusted innovator of IP communications solutions and applications, today announced that Pharos University in Alexandria (the first international university in Alexandria), Egypt has selected Mitel to implement an advanced IP communications system throughout its campus based on an offering from Light Technology, a Mitel Platinum Partner in Egypt.

  • Posted: 18-10-2006 , 09:11 GMT Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Oct 18 2:15 AM
    Israeli troops killed two Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip early Wednesday as tanks pushed into the area and took over a swath of land on the Gaza-Egypt border as well as the Rafah border terminal.

  • Rafael Quintero, 66, Secret Agent Who Stalked Castro for C.I.A., Dies Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 54 minutes ago
    Rafael Quintero was a daring secret agent in the most dangerous American covert operations against Fidel Castro.

  • Egypt Continues Efforts to Establish PA Coalition Government Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 18 2:04 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The Egyptian media is reporting that Intelligence Chief Omar Suleiman made an effort to persuade Damascus-based Hamas leader Khaled Meshal to enter into a coalition government with Fatah, for one year.

  • Muslim Iftar Break-Fast Meal at the President's Residence Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 18 9:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Knesset members, sheikhs, Islamic leaders and the ambassadors of Jordan, Egypt and Mauritania are at this time enjoying a special traditional Ramadan Iftar meal at the official residence of the president in Jerusalem.

  • Egypt minister warns of winter bird flu upsurge Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 17 9:08 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian Health Minister Hatem Al Gabali said on Tuesday he feared a fresh spate of human bird flu cases in the coming weeks. Bird flu is still present and we will witness new cases this winter. We just hope they wont be fatal, he told parliament.

  • Hamas: Senior operative Ashraf al Muashar killed in Israeli IDF action in Rafah took part in Gideon Shalits kidnap Open this result in new window
    DEBKAfile - Oct 18 5:26 AM
    Israel forces have expanded their counter-terror action in the southern Gaza Strip in the last two days, including efforts to halt smuggling through the Philadelphi border with Egypt. Two Hamas operatives were killed early Wednesday trying to repel the IDF advance.

  • Egypt's veiled actresses make a comeback on satellite TV Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 7:46 AM
    Egyptian actresses who left the world of entertainment for a more "religiously correct" lifestyle are back on TV screens this Ramadan, in a bid to reinvent their image more in line with the growing Islamic trend.

  • 'Egyptians won't stop Mubarak dynasty' Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 18 3:36 AM
    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood sees little likelihood of a popular backlash if Gamal Mubarak - whose group is Egypt's strongest opposition force - succeeds his father as president, according to the Islamist group's deputy leader.

  • Egypt's veiled actresses make a comeback Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 17 1:32 PM
    Egyptian actresses who left the world of entertainment for a more "religiously correct" lifestyle are back on television screens this Ramadan, in a bid to reinvent their image more in line with the growing Islamic trend. More than 50 TV serials have been produced for the month when soaps are big business, offering viewers a wide variety of romance, drama and politics.

  • Judas helped Jesus implement crucifixion and resurrection plan? Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Oct 18 4:38 AM
    The so-called Gospel of Judas is thought to be the most important manuscript found in the last 60 years since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls near Kumran, 40 miles from Jerusalem , in 1946. The text of the Gospel first surfaced in the 1970s, after about sixteen centuries in the desert of Egypt as a leather-bound papyrus manuscript.

  • Italian bank wins in $1.6 billion Egypt selloff Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Oct 17 6:01 AM
    A woman walks past a Sanpaolo branch in Rome, Italy. The Italian bank has won a five-way race for control of Bank of Alexandria -- the first Egyptian bank to be privatised in a selloff worth 1.6 billion dollars.

  • BNP, Sanpaolo, 4 others still competing for Egypt\'s Alexandria Bank - report Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Oct 15 11:45 PM
    They identified the others as Sanpaolo IMI, Eurobank, Egypt\'s Commercial International Bank, a consortium involving Jordan\'s Arab Bank and Saudi Arabia\'s Arab National Bank, and a Dubai consortium involving Mashreqbank and Dubai Investment Group.

  • The deal even boosted Egypts Commercial International Bank. One of the candidates shortlisted in the competition for  Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 17 7:27 AM
    National Societe Generale Bank rose 3.6 percent to 47.05 pounds a share. Watany Banks shares also climbed 3.9 percent to 27.04 pounds per share.

  • Agenda Open this result in new window
    Chillicothe Gazette - Oct 18 4:43 AM
    Union Township Board of Trustees, 7:30 p.m., Union Township Fire Station, Egypt Pike and Cattail Road.

  • 2 Palestinians Killed in Southern Gaza Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Oct 18 1:36 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The Israeli army pushed into southern Gaza before dawn Wednesday, killing two Palestinian militants, the army and Palestinians officials saidIsraeli soldiers killed the two men as they approached army positions in Rafah, on the Gaza Strip's border with Egypt, the army said.

  • Zachary Karabell: The Middle East: Lots of Violence, Not Much Economic Reform Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 17 9:05 AM
    Fifty years ago, the world was plunged into crisis when Egypt's President Gemal Abd al-Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal in an act of defiance against France and England and an assertion of Egyptian independence in the face of the economic and military strength of the West. The resulting Suez crisis saw the humbling of England and France, the isolation of Israel, and the firm determination of

  • Islamists see no block to a Mubarak dynasty Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Oct 18 12:41 AM
    CAIRO: Egypts Muslim Brotherhood sees little likelihood of a popular backlash if Gamal Mubarak succeeds his father as president, the Islamist groups deputy leader said yesterday.

  • O.J. TRIALS FOR TERRORISTS Open this result in new window
    Ann Coulter via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 4:02 PM
    The Democrats claim they want to treat terrorism as a criminal law problem, but when we give them an American citizen convicted of aiding terrorists -- as happened this week -- a Democrat judge gives her a slap on the wrist. Or he was going to give her a wrist slap until someone told him that wrist-slapping was banned under the Geneva Conventions, so he let the wrist off with a warning.

  • Sanpaolo IMI Bids $1.6 Billion for Bank of Alexandria (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 17 5:45 AM
    Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Sanpaolo IMI SpA, the Italian lender being acquired by Banca Intesa SpA, agreed to pay $1.6 billion for 80 percent of Egypt's Bank of Alexandria SAE in the country's biggest auction of state assets.

  • Wheat markets soaring Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Oct 17 9:04 PM
    The international wheat markets soared to 10-year highs this week, making double-digit gains in response to falling production Down Under and new demand from Iraq and Egypt.

  • Bafana pay dispute looms Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Oct 18 1:23 AM
    A row over appearance fee payments to Bafana players involved in the Mandela Challenge match against Egypt in London is brewing.

  • Israelis Kill 2 Palestinians in Gaza Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 18 6:32 PM
    2 Palestinians Killed As Israel Broadens Push Into Gaza

  • Palestinian rivals lock horns over unity cabinet Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 10:57 AM
    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and the ruling Hamas movement were at loggerheads again over forming a unity cabinet as Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip claimed more lives.

  • Egypt Muslim Brotherhood's 'audacious'leader Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 14 12:19 PM
    In almost three years as supreme guide of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Mehdi Akef has changed the face of the underground movement into an openly active player on the political scene.

  • Wednesday, Oct 18, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Fijilive.com - Oct 17 5:41 PM
    Miss Egypt Elham Wagdi poses as she visits the Sankeien Japanese garden in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo. 56 contestants are now in Japan for the Miss International beauty pageant, which will be held in Beijing on November 11.

  • Israel made 'no serious offer' on prisoner swap: Hamas Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 8:41 AM
    Palestinian interior minister Said Siam insisted that Israel had made "no serious offer" on the release of Palestinian prisoners it holds in exchange for a captured Israeli soldier.

  • Futures forging ahead on crop production figures Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Oct 17 6:03 PM
    Futures hit a 10-year high up to a close of US494c/bu, the highest close since mid 1996. Speculative buying, demand from Iraq and Egypt, as well as further production shortfall news all led to good gains.

  • The Top 40 Arab Brands Open this result in new window
    Forbes - Oct 18 9:13 AM
    From television to telecom, these Arabian companies are making a global splash.

  • Sadat nephew in court after fingering army Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 8:48 AM
    Slain Egyptian president Anwar Sadat's nephew has appeared before a military court after implicating the army in his uncle's assassination.

  • Eight opposition Islamists arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 14 9:14 AM
    Egyptian authorities have arrested eight members of Egypt's strongest opposition group, the banned Muslim Brotherhood, north of Cairo in Egypt's Nile Delta, security sources said on Saturday.

  • Hamas says referendum on gov't would be a "coup" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 7:33 AM
    The Islamist movement Hamas would consider as a "coup" any referendum called by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the fate of the Hamas cabinet, a senior official of the movement said on Wednesday.

  • Sonthi plans to visit Muslim countries Open this result in new window
    Bangkok Post - Oct 17 12:56 PM
    Chairman of the Council for National Security (CNS) Sonthi Bunyaratkalin is scheduled to visit Egypt and some middle-eastern countries later this year to explain the government's efforts in solving the southern strife in a peaceful way, highly-placed sources said yesterday.