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  • University in Egypt embroiled in battle of the veil Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    HELWAN, Egypt - Egyptian students whose faces are completely hidden behind the veil have been banished from the residence halls at Helwan University under threat of expulsion in what could be called the battle of the veil.

  • Egypt's Mubarak blames Muslims for faith's bad image Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 5:13 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak questioned on Thursday whether Muslims had done enough to change the West's "wrong perceptions" about Islam, which he said was under "ferocious attack."

  • Feeding Trials of U.S. Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles Yields Positive Results in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Grainnet.com - Oct 20 1:50 PM
    The following is an article in the Oct. 20, 2006 Global Update published by the U.S. Grains Council. Washington, DC -- Feeding trials of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are yielding positive results in Egypt.

  • Egypt's Coptic pope to undergo surgery in US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 10:51 AM
    The head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Shenuda III, reportedly left Egypt for the United States to undergo back surgery.

  • Tea exports to Egypt rise after duty cut Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Oct 20 5:04 AM
    KOLKATA (Reuters) - Indian tea exports to Egypt have surged after the North African nation slashed import duties, a senior Tea Board official said on Friday.

  • Egypt's Mubarak blames Muslims for faith's bad image Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Oct 20 6:30 AM
    CAIRO, October 20 -- Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak questioned whether Muslims had done enough to change the West's "wrong perceptions" about Islam, which he said was under "ferocious attack."

  • Army seizes control of Gaza-Egypt terminal Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Oct 20 1:39 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - In a first since Israel's pullout from Gaza last summer, Israeli tanks and infantry have taken up positions on the Egypt-Gaza border, killing two Palestinian gunmen and surrounding the Rafah border terminal, as the army broadened its search for arms smuggling tunnels.

  • Egypt frees Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 19 4:56 AM
    Fourteen members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are released by the Egyptian authorities.

  • Israel Occupies Egypt-Gaza Border Areas Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 19 3:25 AM
    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.

  • Fahmi: Egypt, China to beef up oil cooperation Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 19 2:13 PM
    Egypt's Petroleum Minister Sameh Fahmi said yesterday that Egypt and China have agreed on stepping up cooperation in the oil and natural gas domains through signing three agreements.

  • Tunnels found between Gaza, Egypt / Israel says Palestinians used them to smuggle in weapons -- 2 Hamas fighters killed Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 19 3:50 AM
    The Israeli army announced Wednesday that it had uncovered nine tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt in a sweep designed to prevent Palestinian militants from smuggling in the types of advanced weapons used by Hezbollah in the recent Lebanon conflict....

  • Egypt brokering prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Oct 19 9:50 AM
    Egypt is in charge of talks regarding a prisoner swap between Israel and the Palestinians, according to one Israeli minister.

  • N. Korea, Mideast states, refuse chemical arms ban Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 20 3:31 PM
    North Korea, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Syria have refused to join a treaty banning chemical weapons, thereby posing a danger to 180 nations that have pledged to destroy stockpiles, the head of a monitoring group said on Friday.

  • Israeli minister says Egypt running prisoner talks Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 19 9:28 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds further Ben-Eliezer comment, paragraphs 10-12) CAIRO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - An Israeli minister said on Thursday that Egypt was in charge of negotiations on a prisoner swap between Israel and the ...

  • Egypt revives nuclear program for electricity generation: FM Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit pledged Friday that the country's current trend to revive its nuclear program is aimed at establishing electricity generation stations.

  • Israeli minister says Egypt running prisoner talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 19 5:06 AM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Israeli minister said on Thursday that Egypt was in charge of negotiations on a prisoner swap between Israel and the Palestinians and that the Jewish state had accepted some Egyptian ideas.

  • Israelis find 9 Egypt-Gaza tunnels Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Oct 19 12:51 AM
    The Israeli army announced yesterday that it had uncovered nine tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt in a sweep designed to prevent Palestinian extremists from smuggling in the types of advanced weapons used by Hezbollah in the recent Lebanon conflict.

  • Large arms shipment seized in Egypt near border with Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    At least three men were arrested and 195 crates of automatic weapons and ammunition destined for Gaza were seized on Friday by the Egyptian police on Friday, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • 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.

  • Egypt's Coptic pope to undergo surgery in US Open this result in new window
    Servihoo - Oct 19 11:18 AM
    The head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Shenuda III, reportedly left Egypt for the United States to undergo back surgery. Shenuda is due to have an operation in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday to have cartilage removed from his spine, the official MENA news agency said.

  • Israel sends tanks, infantry to Egypt-Gaza border positions Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Oct 19 4:04 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- For the first time since the 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.

  • Egypt is in charge of negotiating a prisoner swap between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Oct 19 6:30 AM
    Egypt is in charge of negotiating a prisoner swap between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority, Israeli Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said Oct. 19. Egypt has blamed Palestinian militant group Hamas, which heads the Palestinian government, for preventing a deal that would secure the release of an Israeli soldier held in Gaza in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners

  • Israeli forces take up positions on Egypt-Gaza border, kill 2 Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Oct 19 12:19 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip 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.

  • Outside View: Russian arms to Egypt Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 20 10:27 AM
    MOSCOW, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- 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.

  • Egypt Poised for Call Center Growth Open this result in new window
    ComputerWire - Oct 18 11:13 PM
    Egypt could become a premier destination for call center outsourcing in the coming years, and investors will be wise to consider the county as a call center region, according to Peter Ryan, a senior analyst at Datamonitor, ComputerWire's parent company.

  • 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

  • Israeli troops move to Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 19 1:51 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - For the first time since its pullout from Gaza a year ago, Israel sent tanks and infantry to positions on the Egypt-Gaza border yesterday, killing two Palestinian gunmen as the army broadened its search for arms smuggling tunnels.

  • Egypt fears 'all-out civil war' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 7:26 AM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit has warned of the looming risk of an "all-out civil war" in Iraq, and urged its religious leaders gathered in Mecca to start mending fences.

  • Israeli minister travels to Egypt to discuss fate of captured soldier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 5:18 AM
    Israeli Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben Eliezer has met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to discuss the fate of a soldier captured four months ago by Gaza militants.

  • Hermann F. Eilts, Adviser to Kissinger on Mideast, Dies Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 19 8:34 PM
    Hermann Frederick Eilts was a diplomat in the Middle East helped Henry A. Kissinger with his shuttle diplomacy, nursed President Anwar el-Sadat of Egypt through the Camp David peace talks and dodged a Libyan hit team.

  • Egyptian kids make Ramayana paintings Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    In this festive season, the Ramayana has become the inspiration behind the paintings that are on display at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra. A step towards generating strong cultural ties between India and Egypt, the Egyptian kids have painted Ramayana.

  • Egypt president says Islam under 'ferocious attack' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 1:10 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said that Islam was under "ferocious attack" and called for a united response to offences to the religion.

  • Incentives make Jordanian port investor haven Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    From the shoreline of the Jordanian port of Aqaba, the densely built tower blocks of Eilat in southern Israel appear barely a stone's throw away. Egypt's Sinai coast fades into the south and the desert land mass of Saudi Arabia lies just around the headland.

  • N Korea, Mideast states, refuse chemical arms ban Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS: North Korea, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Syria have refused to join a treaty banning chemical weapons, thereby posing a danger to 180 nations that have pledged to destroy stockpiles, the head of a monitoring group has said.

  • Ramadan kiss comes at a price in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 10:38 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 (175 dollars) each, newspapers reported.

  • 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.

  • Sales, Weather Keep Market Busy Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Oct 20 7:42 AM
    CHICAGO - Oct 20/06 - SNS -- International agriculture commodity markets finished the week's trading on a busy note, with Egypt buying another 180,000 metric tons (MT) of U.S. and French wheat.

  • 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.

  • IN BRIEF ***** Open this result in new window
    Ain-Al-Yaqeen - Oct 20 3:48 PM
    The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz has received a telephone call from President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt.

  • Mubarak: Muslims Part to Blame for Bad Rep Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 19 10:42 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Muslims are facing cruel and false accusations about their faith but must bear some responsibility for the wrong impressions, President Hosni Mubarak said.

  • 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.

  • Egypt president says Islam under 'ferocious attack' Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 20 2:26 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Thursday that Islam was under "ferocious attack" and called for a united response to offenses to the religion.

  • Israel hunts for tunnels in major Gaza raid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 9:40 AM
    Israeli soldiers were ploughing up the ground and destroying tunnels allegedly used to smuggle arms from Egypt in their deepest incursion into the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

  • Israel Open this result in new window
    AGMnews - Oct 20 12:13 PM
    To have many parties in power at any time, la Italy, , Germany, France, often breeds chaos and divides the country instead of leads. ... Military Aid to Egypt, Israel , and Colombia -- the latter two being the world's premier human rights violators.

  • Egyptian president: Muslims share responsibility for wrong impression on Islam Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Oct 20 5:43 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Muslims are facing cruel and false accusations about their faith but must bear some responsibility for the wrong impressions, President Hosni Mubarak said. The Egyptian leader's...

  • 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.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 20 6:13 AM
    Fetching... Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood members shout during a rally to support Hamas in Al- Azhar mosque in Cairo October 20, 2006. REUTERS/GORAN TOMASEVIC

  • Egyptian police seize large arms shipment for Gaza Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 20 6:18 AM
    Source: Reuters ISMAILIA, Egypt, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Egyptian police seized 195 crates of automatic weapons and ammunition on Friday and arrested four men suspected of planning to smuggle the consignment across the ...

  • Mubarak: Islam under 'ferocious attack' Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Oct 20 8:17 AM
    Egypt President calls for united response to offences to Islam, urges Muslims to correct wrong image.

  • Mubarak: Muslims must bear responsibility for wrong impressions of Islam Open this result in new window
    WLBT 3 - Oct 20 6:28 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's president says Muslims face cruel and false accusations about their faith. But he says they also must bear some responsibility for the wrong impressions.

  • U.S. Foreign Assistance Reaches Record Level Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Oct 20 3:03 PM
    Total U.S. financial flows to the developing world -- official development assistance, private capital flows and private grants -- reached a record-breaking $104.4 billion in calendar year 2005, according to new figures released by the government. The largest recipients of U.S. aid were Iraq ($10.8 billion), Afghanistan ($1.3 billion), Sudan ($771 million), Ethiopia ($625 million), Egypt ($397

  • Israel Finds 9 Tunnels From Gaza Strip Into Egypt Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 19 12:26 AM
    Seven of the passages, one of which is 60 feet deep, are complete. The Jewish state says they are used for smuggling missiles and other arms.

  • Lawyer Convicted in Terror Case Lied on the Stand, a Juror Says Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 58 minutes ago
    A juror in the trial of Lynne F. Stewart, the lawyer accused of aiding Islamic terrorism, said the light sentence she received obscured the thought that went into the jury's decision.

  • A Liberal Brother at Odds With the Muslim Brotherhood Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Gamal al-Banna is no friend of the Islamist political party his brother founded, as he challenges the beliefs of most radical Muslims.

  • 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.

  • Briefly: Israelis say they found new tunnels in Gaza Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 19 7:42 AM
    Israeli troops uncovered five smugglers' tunnels as they advanced along the Gaza Strip's southern border with Egypt on Wednesday, and four Palestinians were killed in fighting overnight, the Israeli military and Palestinian security officials said.

  • AREA TRIPS Open this result in new window
    The Herald News - Oct 20 2:48 AM
    The University of St. Francis Senior Saturdays will take senior citizens back to ancient Egypt with a lecture and visit to the King Tut exhibit at the Field Museum in Chicago Oct. 28.

  • Egypt/Tunisia: We'll Fax Defeat to Sfaxien, Says Ahly Coach Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 19 11:49 AM
    Al-Ahly's Portuguese coach Manuel Jose is confident his Egyptian side can overcome CS Sfaxien of Tunisia in the African Champions League final which gets under way at the end of the month.

  • 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.

  • Mubarak: Muslims must bear responsibility for wrong impressions of Islam Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Oct 19 11:40 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's president says Muslims face cruel and false accusations about their faith. But he says they also must bear some responsibility for the wrong...

  • Egypt police free Muslim Brotherhood chief Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 19 4:30 AM
    CAIRO -- Mahmoud Ezzat, secretary-general of the Muslim Brotherhood, and 14 other members of the opposition group were released Wednesday after being arrested in August, the organization's deputy head said.

  • Israeli minister in Egypt to discuss fate of captured soldier Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Oct 19 6:30 AM
    CAIRO, October 19 -- Israeli Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben Eliezer was to meet Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the fate of a soldier captured four months ago by Gaza militants.

  • Commercial Intl Bk Plans 21 New Branches In Egypt: Report Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Oct 19 11:45 PM
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  • Mubarak blames Muslims for faith's bad image Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 20 2:07 AM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak questioned whether Muslims had done enough to change the West's "wrong perceptions" about Islam, which he said was under "ferocious attack". Alaa Shahine reports.

  • Egypt fears all-out civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 19 6:38 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit warned on Thursday of the looming risk of an all-out civil war in Iraq, and urged its religious leaders gathered in Mecca to start mending fences.

  • Mexico Open this result in new window
    AGMnews - Oct 20 12:26 AM
    But only seven of the 60 developing countries seem headed toward meeting the goal ? Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, , Nepal and the Philippines.

  • RELATED NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Oct 20 4:17 AM
    DUBAI, U.A.E., 19 th October 2006 - A growing focus on Africa with scheduled enhancements to existing operations in Egypt, Ethiopia and Tanzania, and soon-to-be-launched services to Tunisia, marks the start of Dubai-based Emirates Emirates ' winter schedule.

  • Iraq's religious figures issue edicts Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 20 3:12 PM
    In a bid to stop sectarian bloodshed, Shiite and Sunni religious figures met in Mecca, Islam's holiest city, and issued a series of edicts Friday forbidding violence between Iraq's two Muslim sects.

  • Australia & More? Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Oct 20 1:45 AM
    Egyptian companies have traditionally looked close to home for places to market their exports. Joseph Hannah, managing director of Yazeed & more (YM), thinks Egypt should start looking not just at the United States, Europe and the Gulf, but clear across the globe.

  • Israeli army units, backed by tanks and armed vehicles, took up position on the Egypt-Gaza border, for the first time  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Oct 19 4:47 AM
    Two Palestinian fighters were killed by the Israelis in the border town of Rafah before dawn, part of an operation the Israeli army claims is aimed at searching for arms smuggling tunnels, The Associated Press reported.

  • Anwar Sadat nephew on trial in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Monterey County Herald - Oct 19 3:02 AM
    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.

  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Oct 19 1:42 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Twenty-five years after the assassination of Anwar Sadat catapulted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to power, America's most important Arab ally is facing another uncertain transition, one that will help determine whether democracy or Islamic radicalism is on the march in the Middle East.

  • Israeli Troops Find 5 Tunnels in Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 18 7:46 PM
    Israeli troops uncovered five smuggling tunnels today as the forces advanced along the Gaza Strip?s southern border with Egypt.

  • Egyptian Authorities Intercept Weapons Shipment to Gaza Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 20 4:04 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egyptian police report confiscating 200 crates of weapons and ammunition headed for PA (Palestinian Authority) controlled Gaza. According to the report, police stopped a truck in Sinai driven by a Bedouin resident of Egypt some 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Philadelphi Road.

  • Palestinian gunmen fire at PM's convoy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 20 1:15 PM
    Palestinian gunmen on Friday opened fire on Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's convoy, destroying one vehicle in a burst of flames in the latest violence between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements. Nobody was injured.

  • Treasures come down from the mountain Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 20 8:47 AM
    Now, many sacred treasures from the Greek Orthodox monastery on Mount Sinai in Egyp are to be shown for the first time abroad. The exhibition "Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai" will be on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles from Nov. 14 to March 4.

  • GCC front runners crash out as their final bids turn timid Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 19 9:27 PM
    DUBAI Two GCC-based front-runners lost out in the final rounds of two closely contested takeover battles last week, one in Egypt and another in the UK.Analysts attribute the losses to timid last round bidding.

  • Israeli army searches for Gaza tunnels Open this result in new window
    Daily Dispatch - Oct 19 11:39 PM
    ISRAELI soldiers were ploughing up the ground yesterday and destroying tunnels allegedly used to smuggle arms from Egypt in their deepest incursion into the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

  • Israeli minister says prisoner swap turned down by Hamas exiled leader Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 19 5:24 PM
    Visiting Israeli Minister of Infrastructure Benyamin Ben-Eliezer said on Thursday that an Egypt-brokered prisoner swap between Israel and the Palestinians was vetoed by politburo leader of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Khaled Meshaal, who is in exile in Syria.

  • More exploring far from the tourist-filled crowds Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 20 9:56 AM
    Chuck Carpenter's passport looks more like an exotic guidebook than an official document.

  • Palestinian PM unhurt after attack on convoy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 20 8:47 AM
    Unidentified gunmen opened fire on security vehicles escorting Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's convoy through Gaza on Friday, but the Hamas leader was unhurt, officials from the Islamist movement said.

  • Palestinian prime minister escapes shooting unharmed Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 20 8:52 AM
    Fatah-affiliated gunmen opened fire at the convoy of Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, destroying one vehicle in a burst of flames and raising tensions between the rival parties.

  • The ice begins to melt Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Oct 19 4:45 PM
    Egypt's Intelligence Chief Omar Suleiman's two-day visit to Syria early this week is seen by many as an attempt to ease the strains that have recently plagued relations between the two countries.

  • 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.

  • Israel Searches for Tunnels in Gaza Raid Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Oct 19 4:13 PM
    RAFAH, 20 October 2006 Israeli soldiers were plowing up the ground yesterday and destroying tunnels allegedly used to smuggle arms from Egypt in their deepest incursion into the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

  • Egypt frees Brotherhood chief Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Oct 19 3:02 AM
    CAIRO - Mahmoud Ezzat, secretary general of the Muslim Brotherhood, and 14 other members of the opposition group have been released after being arrested in August, the organisation's deputy head said.

  • Israel searches for tunnels in Gaza raid Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Oct 19 3:54 PM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip Israeli soldiers on Thursday dug up the ground and destroyed tunnels allegedly used to smuggle arms from Egypt in their deepest incursion into the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

  • The world in miniature Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Oct 19 4:50 PM
    The Cairo Puppet Theatre is Egypt's only child performance venue. Built in the late 1950s, the stage -- and the dedicated team that brought it to life -- made an enormous impact on Egyptian culture before it fell into relative decline.

  • Ahmadinejad: Israel led by 'terrorists,' has no reason to exist Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 20 8:08 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday called Israel's leaders a "group of terrorists" and threatened any country that supports the Jewish state.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 19 2:18 PM
    Fetching... CAIRO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Three men suspected of deadly bomb attacks in Red Sea holiday resorts tried to escape on Thursday by climbing the prison wall with a rope made of clothes tied together, Egypt's Interior Ministry said.

  • Increasing Africa Presence For Emirates' Expansion Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Oct 19 3:02 PM
    A growing focus on Africa with scheduled enhancements to existing operations in Egypt, Ethiopia and Tanzania, and soon-to-be-launched services to Tunisia, marks the start of Dubai-based Emirates' northern-winter schedule.

  • Health hazards galore Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Oct 19 4:46 PM
    Scores of victims of avian flu and water contaminated with salmonella have raised serious concerns about disease outbreaks in Egypt. Meanwhile, concerned authorities are scrambling to address health hazards caused by ignorance, negligence and poverty.

  • Israel hunts for tunnels in raid Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 19 11:56 AM
    ISRAELI soldiers were ploughing up the ground overnight and destroying tunnels allegedly used to smuggle arms from Egypt in their deepest incursion into the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

  • Islamist to shoot movie on Brotherhood founder Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Oct 19 8:09 AM
    BENHA, Egypt (Reuters) - A member of the Muslim Brotherhood who plans to make a movie about the Islamist movement's founder says he wants the film to tell the life story of his hero rather than spread propaganda for the group.

  • 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.

  • Go, go, go Joseph in Simi Valley's 'Dreamcoat' Open this result in new window
    Moorpark Acorn - Oct 19 7:22 PM
    Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi brings the Broadway musical, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a rainbow ride through biblical Egypt , to the local stage on Oct. 28 through Dec. 3 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave.

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    AllAfrica.com - Oct 19 2:21 PM
    Eritrea's Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Mahmoud Omar Chirum, presented his credentials to President Abdelaziz Boutefilika of Algeria as non-resident Ambassador to that country.