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  • Egypt's Suez Canal sees heaviest traffic ever Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 26 5:16 PM
    Traffic at the Suez Canal, in Egypt, set a new record on Thursday as 76 vessels passed the watercourse in two-direction convoys with a total cargo of 2.8 million tons, the Egyptian official MENA news agency reported.

  • Egypt widens crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood - group Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 26 9:04 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Egypt has intensified its crackdown on the country's main opposition movement, the banned Muslim Brotherhood, with a new round of "arbitrary arrests", a human ...

  • Egypt/Tunisia: Cs Sfaxien to Play Against Egypt's Al Ahly in African Champions League Final Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 26 10:20 AM
    Tunisia's CS Sfaxien will play against Egypt's Al Ahly, the defending champions of the ACL. The first leg of the final is due to be played in Cairo on October 29, while the second leg will be played in Rades, near Tunis, on November 11 at 6 pm.

  • HRW says arbitrary arrests rise in Egypt Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 26 5:22 AM
    NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch says Egypt's crackdown on members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood has deepened with arbitrary arrests increasing.

  • ISRAEL WITHDRAWS FROM EGYPT-GAZA BORDER Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Oct 26 4:09 AM
    GAZA CITY [MENL] -- A day after Israel threatened a major operation, the military withdrew from the Egypt-Gaza border, the leading route for weapons smuggling to the Palestinian Authority.

  • Egypt's women mull veil options Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Oct 26 3:12 AM
    CAIRO - To veil or not to veil is no longer the question in Egypt. From abject neighbourhoods to chic suburban enclaves Muslim women are instead mulling whether to opt for a strict coverall, or a hipper headscarf.

  • Trouble sealing Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 26 3:08 PM
    Israel alleges militants have increased cross-border smuggling to help Hamas and others.

  • USA TODAY and Good Morning America team up to name world's new marvels Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Of the seven ancient wonders, only Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza survives. But the urge to quantify and qualify the planet's marvels has continued ever since. Now, USA TODAY and ABC News' Good Morning America are teaming up to present a new crop for the 21st century.

  • Main Street in New Egypt open for holiday shopping Open this result in new window
    Examiner - Oct 25 6:01 PM
    Avoiding the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping this season may be as easy as rediscovering New Egypt.

  • City paralegal enters 150-mile race through Egypt's desert Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Oct 25 12:50 AM
    Jacqueline Eastridge admits that, yes, she is a little crazy. Starting on Sunday, the 46-year-old senior paralegal for a Center City law firm will join 59 other runners in a week-long, 150-mile trek through the sands and dunes and the dry, relentless heat of Egypt's Sahara desert. The event was organized by the sports-adventure company RacingThePlanet.

  • Egypt, Norway mark Ibsen Year with drama show before pyramids Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 26 6:16 PM
    Egyptian and Norwegian artists on Thursday jointly presented a most famous play of Norwegian renowned playwright Henrik Ibsen to mark the 100-year commemoration of the master's death.

  • Progress on Israel-Palestinian prisoner swap: Hamas Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 8:42 AM
    The leader of Hamas, who lives in exile in Syria, is expected to travel to Egypt soon for talks on a prisoner swap with Israel that could see hundreds of Palestinians freed in exchange for an Israeli soldier.

  • Egypt Arrest Two Israelis Who Crossed at Taba Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 25 9:05 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egyptian security officials have detained two Israelis men who crossed the border at Taba. They were identified as Ofir Golan and Raz Marazi, and authorities are questioning them concerning their reason for entering Egypt illegally.

  • Egypt detains arms smuggling suspect Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 6:37 AM
    Egyptian police have arrested a fourth person suspected of involvement in arms trafficking to the Gaza Strip, security sources have said.

  • Napoleons days in Egypt inspire display Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Oct 26 12:30 AM
    Historians at the Linda Hall Library wanted to celebrate the librarys expansion in a big way.

  • Thieves lead to discovery of Egypt tombs Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 23 2:54 PM
    The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists, protected by a curse and hidden in the desert sands for thousands of years in the shadow of Egypt's most ancient pyramid, officials announced Sunday.

  • Lucilla Andrews Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 26 4:45 PM
    Lucilla Mathew Andrews, nurse and novelist: born Suez, Egypt 20 November 1919; married 1947 Dr James Crichton (died 1954; one daughter deceased); died Edinburgh 3 October 2006.

  • Egypt: Mubarak for Asian tour in November Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Oct 26 2:32 AM
    Cairo, 10/26 - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, is to visit China, Russia and Kazakhstan in early November, Foreign Affairs Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, has announced here.

  • U.S., Mideast countries to seek ways of curbing money laundering Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 26 5:31 PM
    The United States and countries from the Middle East and North Africa will meet to set out ways to stop money-laundering and financing terrorist, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Wednesday.

  • Meshal to Meet in Cairo on Prisoner Release Deal Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 29 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Hamas politburo leader Khaled Meshal is expected to meet in Cairo on Saturday with Egyptian Intelligence Chief General Omar Suleiman to discuss Egypts latest prisoner release deal, Egyptian sources report.

  • Preserving ancient treasures Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 26 3:46 PM
    How can the jewels of the past survive the pressures of modern tourism, asks Tim Radford. Particularly in Egypt

  • Decree makes skin bleaching a sin Open this result in new window
    The Star - 29 minutes ago
    Cairo - Any woman who uses bleaching creams in order to lighten her skin is committing a sin forbidden in Islam, according to a new fatwa (religious decree) issued by the Mufti of Egypt, Dr Ali Gomaa.

  • Solana hopes Gaza's Rafah crossing will reopen soon Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 26 4:00 PM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said Thursday he hoped a crucial crossing between Gaza and the outside world, which has been closed by Israel for most of the past four months, would be reopened on a regular basis soon. European Union officials who monitor the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt have threatened to abandon.

  • Progress on prisoner swap, says Hamas Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Oct 26 6:31 AM
    The leader of Hamas, who lives in exile in Syria, is expected to travel to Egypt soon for talks on a prisoner swap with Israel.

  • Mubarak: Muslims partly to blame for image Open this result in new window
    The Daily Dispatch - Oct 26 10:52 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.

  • EGYPT PREPARES TO LAUNCH NUKE PROGRAM Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Oct 24 6:14 AM
    CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt plans to launch its nuclear program. Officials said President Hosni Mubarak has ordered the start of the nuclear project over the next month. They said the program would focus on civilian projects, particularly nuclear energy and research.

  • Bank of Alexandria sold for $1.6b Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Oct 26 2:18 PM
    Dubai: Italian group Sanpaolo IMI has acquired Bank of Alexandria for $1.6 billion, in what is said to be the first privatisation in Egypt of a state-owned bank, according to a statement issued by Trowers and Hamlins, the legal advisors.

  • Egypt: Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Deepens Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 25 12:34 PM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, October 26, 2006) In a new round of arbitrary arrests, the Egyptian government has expanded its crackdown against members of the Muslim Brotherhood. The government should immediately release ...

  • Iraqi Journalist Flees to Egypt Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 23 4:04 PM
    Iraqi Shiite journalist Seif al-Hayat fled to Egypt after being warned of death threats over his pieces for the government-run Iraqiya television channel. He says he was barred from writing about possible government involvement in militias and corruption.

  • CORRECTED: Israelis threaten to retake Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 23 3:27 AM
    Several Israeli cabinet ministers called on Sunday for a military operation to retake control of Gaza's southern border and prevent Palestinian militants smuggling weapons from neighboring Egypt.

  • 50 years on, French Suez vets still fight for recognition Open this result in new window
    The Nation - Oct 26 6:35 AM
    Paris - On the 50th anniversary of the Franco-British airborne invasion of Egypt that is known as the Suez crisis, French veterans of the campaign are still pushing for official recognition from the state which they say has airbrushed them out of the history books.

  • Behind which veil? Egyptian women mull options Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 26 6:56 AM
    WHICH VEIL? Egyptian women select new headscarves in one of Cairo's streets. (REUTERS) CAIRO -- To veil or not to veil is no longer the question in Egypt. From abject neighborhoods to chic suburban enclaves Muslim women are instead mulling whether to opt for a strict coverall, or a hipper headscarf.

  • Progress on Israel-Palestinian prisoner swap-Hamas Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 26 5:49 AM
    Source: Reuters By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The leader of Hamas, who lives in exile in Syria, is expected to travel to Egypt soon for talks on a prisoner swap with Israel that could see hundreds ...

  • HPCL may pick stake in Egyptian refinery Open this result in new window
    NDTV Profit - Oct 26 8:39 AM
    After ONGC and IndianOil, it's now the turn of HPCL to turn to Africa. Sources told NDTV that HPCL is now focusing on Egypt for expansion.

  • Palestinians bring $2M into Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    Hamas' interior minister brought $2 million into the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said Thursday, as the ruling Islamic militant group struggles to pay bills in the face of crippling Western sanctions.

  • Progress seen on prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Oct 26 6:44 AM
    Egypt is expected to mediate talks on a prisoner swap in which hundreds of Palestinians could be freed in exchange for an Israeli soldier.

  • EU chief ask Israel to reopen border Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 6:22 PM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said Thursday he hoped a crucial crossing between Gaza and the outside world, which has been closed by Israel for most of the past four months, would be reopened on a regular basis soon.

  • Hamas Gets $2 Million to Help Offset Cutoff Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 26 5:33 PM
    The Palestinian interior minister took home $2 million in cash from Muslim countries when he returned to the Gaza Strip this week.

  • Prize offered to Africa's leaders Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Oct 26 6:03 AM
    CAIRO, October 26 -- A $5m prize for Africa's most effective head of state is being launched by one of the continent's top businessmen. UK-based mobile phone entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim - who was born in Egypt - is behind the plan to rate governance in 53 African countries each year.

  • Caral: A journey back to 2627 B.C. Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    CARAL, Peru (AP) -- A sudden wind gust blows eerily down from rocky Andean foothills, kicking up a cinnamon-colored cloud over the moonscape of ruins that is the oldest city in the Americas.

  • Muslim?s Words About Women Rile Australians Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 26 6:21 PM
    Australia?s top Muslim cleric compared women who do not wear a head scarf to uncovered meat, prompting widespread criticism.

  • Art in Review Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Robert Colescott at Kravets/Wehby, Joseph Kosuth at Sean Kelly, Tauba Auerbach at Deitch Projects, Michaela Meise at Greene Naftali, Anant Joshi at the Talwar Gallery and John Marin at Meredith Ward Fine Art.

  • Abul Gheit: Egypt closely follows up Somali developments Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 23 8:45 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit yesterday received UN special envoy to Somalia Francois Val, currently visiting Egypt.

  • No problems in financing or getting Egypt nuclear fuel Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 23 8:40 PM
    Egypt's Minister of Electricity and Energy Hassan Younis, said Egypt is prepared to launch an ambitious program for generating electricity from nuclear energy.

  • Majlis speaker: Iran, Egypt two wings of Islamic world Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 23 8:44 PM
    Iran's Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel in a meeting with the head of Egypt's interest section in Tehran by referring to the current situation in the Islamic world said, "Iran and Egypt are the two wings of east and west of Islamic world and their cooperation is very useful and necessary for the region and the Muslim world."

  • Thieves Lead to Discovery of Egypt Tombs Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 23 6:19 AM
    Thieves Are 1st to Discover 3 Royal Dentists' Tombs in Shadow of Egypt's Oldest Pyramid

  • Israel Withdraws From Gaza Border Open this result in new window
    Totally Jewish - Oct 26 3:50 AM
    After a week-long operation, the IDF ended its presence on the Philadelphi Route, the border with Egypt in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. An army spokesman said that the soldiers discovered at least 15 tunnels used to smuggle weapons from Egypt into the Strip.

  • Palestinian Brings $2 Million in Cash to Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 26 2:18 PM
    The interior minister brought home $2 million in cash from Muslim countries when he returned to the Gaza Strip this week.

  • Opennet expands Middle East operations to meet enterprise needs Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 26 1:35 AM
    Opennet MEA, the Master Distributor and Certified Training Centre of Red Hat Linux products for GCC, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and all African French-speaking countries, aims to rapidly expand its portfolio of end users, especially large enterprise accounts, through its existing network of over 200 channel partners.

  • Confession that formed base of Iraq war was acquired under torture: journalist Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 5:37 PM
    An Al-Qaeda terror suspect captured by the United States, who gave evidence of links between Iraq and the terror network, confessed after being tortured, a journalist told the BBC.

  • Unique Surface-To-Air Missile Baffles Foreign Military Diplomats In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Space War - Oct 24 7:52 PM
    by Viktor Litovkin Moscow (RIA Novosti) Oct 25, 2006 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.

  • 'China fever' sweeps Egypt Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Oct 23 9:58 PM
    Cairo, Oct 24: Egypt is in the grip of a 'China fever', seemingly triggered by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's June visit to Egypt and fuelled by a planned cooperation forum between the two countries next month.

  • REVISED: Egypt to Begin New Advertising Campaign Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Oct 25 10:58 AM
    The Egyptian Tourism Authority revealed its new worldwide television advertising campaign titled 'The Gift of the Sun'.

  • Egypt detains two Israelis illegally in Sinai Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Oct 25 6:37 AM
    Egyptian security authorities detained two Israeli men who crossed the border illegally near a holiday resort popular with Israeli tourists in Sinai, security officials have said.

  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Oct 26 3:27 AM
    Last week, Italy's Sanpaolo IMI Bank won its bid for an 80% stake in the Bank of Alexandria (BoA). The privatisation of the formerly state-owned outfit has given Sanpaolo control of Egypt's newest and largest private bank.

  • Egypt Sentences Two Israeli to 15 Days in Jail Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Oct 25 9:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egyptian authorities have handed down a 15-day jail sentence to two Israelis who illegally crossed the Taba border earlier this week. One of the two men left Israel despite government restrictions on his leaving the country.

  • Egypt beefs up Gaza border patrols Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Oct 23 9:36 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt - Egypt has increased the number of patrols along its border with the Gaza Strip to prevent cross-border arms smuggling, security sources have said.

  • Presidents of six African nations to visit China Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Oct 26 1:01 AM
    BEIJING -- Presidents of six African nations, namely, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Seychelles, South Africa, Algeria and Egypt, will pay state visits to China at the invitation of President Hu Jintao.

  • EU's Solana meets embattled Palestinian leader Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:23 PM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana called for a restart of the dormant Middle East peace process after meeting with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Israeli leaders.

  • Thieves lead to discovery of Egypt tombs Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Oct 23 5:34 AM
    The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists, protected by a curse and hidden in the desert sands for thousands of years in the shadow of Egypt's most ancient pyramid.

  • EU's Solana in new push for Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 11:05 AM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana expressed concern at the absence of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and said the European Union was ready to offer its help.

  • Majlis speaker: Iran and Egypt are two wings of the Islamic world Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Oct 23 2:54 PM
    Iran - Majlis Speaker - Egypt Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel in a meeting with the head of Egypt's interest section in Tehran by referring to the current situation in the Islamic world said, "Iran and Egypt are the two wings of east and west of Islamic world and their cooperation is very useful and necessary for the region and the Muslim world."

  • Money for Palestinians Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 26 2:48 PM
    The Palestinian interior minister brought home $2 million from Muslim countries when he returned to the Gaza Strip this week, part of an effort to meet government expenses in the face of a cutoff in aid from Western countries.

  • Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 25 7:11 PM
    Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker, who has died aged 97, was a Conservative MP for 24 years, for Banbury from 1945 until 1959, and for Cheltenham from 1964 until 1974. An undersecretary for foreign affairs (1953-54 and 1955-1957), he showed his stiff upper lip at the time of the Suez crisis in 1956. But although strongly opposed to the Anglo-French-Israeli invasion of Egypt he decided to stay in his post,

  • King Tut's treasure worth the Windy City traffic Open this result in new window
    Tri-State Media - Oct 25 11:15 PM
    Howard Carter, an Egyptologist from England, searched for the ancient tomb of King Tutankhamen for seven long years. He knew it was located somewhere in an area known as the Valley of the Kings, along Egypt's Nile River, close to the modern city of Luxor.

  • EU Chief Ask Israel to Reopen Border Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 26 6:41 PM
    EU Foreign Policy Chief Calls on Israel to Reopen Gaza Border Crossing

  • Business in Brief Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Oct 25 5:50 PM
    The giant project to build an energy corridor between Israel and Turkey could possibly also serve Egypt. The question was discussed at a meeting last week in Cairo between National Infrastructures Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, and Egyptian Energy Minister Sameh Fahami.

  • Slow Food movement meets to 'sow seeds of virtuous globalization' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 10:59 AM
    The Slow Food movement kicked off its second world meeting in Turin, Italy, vowing to work together to promote food quality, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity.

  • Israel to carry out more Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 24 4:28 PM
    The Israeli army will carry out more military operations in the Gaza Strip to prevent Palestinian rocket attacks and arms smuggling from Egypt, the defense minister said Tuesday.

  • 'Aida' lights up the Landmark Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - Oct 25 4:36 PM
    It took a lot of electricity to keep Ancient Egypt up and running, judging by "Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida," the high-wattage pop musical now at the Landmark Theater.

  • Amazon River Flowed Backwards in Ancient Times Open this result in new window
    SPACE.com / LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 9:30 AM
    South America's winding Amazon River flows in an easterly direction across the continent, dumping water into the Atlantic Ocean. But in eons past, it flowed from east-to-west and, for a time, in both directions at once, a new study finds.

  • Egypt: Two Israeli infiltrators detained Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Oct 25 11:28 AM
    Egyptian security authorities detained two Israeli men who crossed the border illegally near a holiday resort popular with Israeli tourists in Sinai, security officials said on Wednesday.

  • Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 7:36 AM
    Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians in exchanges of gunfire Thursday in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian security officials said.

  • Daughter Charged In Quadriplegic Mother's Death Open this result in new window
    KPRC Click2Houston.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 4:51 AM
    A woman has been charged in connection with her quadriplegic mother's death, KPRC Local 2 reported.

  • Ancient tombs of royal dentists are opened wide in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Oct 23 5:17 AM
    SAQQARA, Egypt The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists, protected by a curse and hidden in the desert sands for thousands of years in the shadow of Egypts most ancient pyramid, officials announced yesterday.

  • Black cloud hangs over Egypt Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Oct 25 2:50 AM
    CAIRO - For the seventh year running, a mysterious black cloud has appeared over Cairo, triggering serious health concerns for the polluted city's 16 million residents.

  • South Africa/Egypt: Bring Back Benni, Part 35 Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 9:36 AM
    THE BAFANA Bafana friendly against Egypt in England next month could be the perfect opportunity for Benni McCarthy to make a comeback for South Africa.

  • University in Egypt embroiled in battle of the veil Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 23 6:21 AM
    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.

  • Yahoo showcases digital time capsule offerings Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 6:52 AM
    Pictures of families, children and friends flashed on canyon walls to the sound of music from around the world as Yahoo showcased a digital time capsule depicting life in 2006.

  • Ibsen Gala Performance at Egypt's Great Pyramids Open this result in new window
    The Norway Post - Oct 24 11:00 PM
    The performances held under the auspices of H.E. Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak will mark the 100 year commemoration of renowned playwright Henrik Ibsens death (1828-1906).

  • Haddad-Adel: Iran, Egypt are two wings of world of Islam Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Oct 23 8:39 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Haddad - Adel Iran and Egypt are two wings of the world of Islam on the east and the west and cooperation between the two sides is very helpful and necessary for the region and the world, said Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel here on Monday.

  • Job Description: Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Oct 25 1:11 PM
    PV Inspection (PVI) and its dedicated recruitment arm Focus Professional Services has a client with an exciting ten (10) month project in Alexandria, Egypt for a QA/QC professional.

  • Islamic Finance Comes of Age Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - Oct 26 5:13 PM
    Amid rapid growth, Sharia-compliant banks are looking to expand beyond their traditional markets

  • Egypt's Antiquities Chief Combines Passion, Clout to Protect Artifacts Open this result in new window
    National Geographic - Oct 24 12:40 PM
    Zahi Hawass uses just about any means necessaryincluding his very influential voiceto save the relics of his country's storied past.

  • Israelis threaten to retake Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Oct 23 1:44 PM
    ISRAEL: Several Israeli cabinet ministers called for a military operation to retake control of Gaza's southern border and prevent Palestinian militants smuggling weapons from neighbouring Egypt.

  • Mastermind of weapons smuggle arrested in Egypt's Sinai Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 24 6:24 PM
    Egyptian security agencies Tuesday arrested in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula a ringleader, who was involved in smuggling weapons and ammunition out of the country, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • EGYPT HAILS TOMBS FIND Open this result in new window
    New York Post - Oct 23 2:28 AM
    SAQQARA, Egypt - The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists hidden in the desert for thousands of years, officials announced yesterday. The thieves were caught digging one night two months ago, said...

  • Head-to-head: Darfur situation Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 26 2:08 PM
    Egyptian journalist Gamal Nkrumah and US Professor Eric Reeves debate what the international community should do about Darfur.

  • Saudi youth bored in model Islamic state: blogger Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 5:04 AM
    Saudi youth are chronically bored in a country that can't provide them with jobs and restricts their personal freedoms, one of Saudi Arabia's most well-known Internet bloggers says.

  • EU's Solana in new push to restart stalled Mideast peace drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 3:33 AM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has met with top Israeli officials on the latest leg of a regional tour that is part of a new drive to revive stalled Middle East peace talks.

  • Arab press gloomy over US Iraq plans Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 26 12:24 PM
    Newspapers in the Arab world doubt any good can come from any possible rethink of US policy in Iraq

  • Several Israeli cabinet ministers called on the government to retake control of the Egypt-Gaza border, Reuters news  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Oct 23 6:02 AM
    The ministers claim that the move would prevent Palestinian resistance fighters from smuggling weapons from Egypt. "Action must be taken without hesitation. Any hesitation is dangerous and we must act immediately," Industry and Trade Minister Eli Yishai of the religious party Shas told reporters.

  • Egypt reaches to U.S. for a lifeline Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 22 6:51 AM
    Egypt is pressing the U.S. for an aggressive promotion of Palestinian statehood as a means of strengthening itself and other Arab governments allied with Washington.

  • Daughter Charged In Quadriplegic Mother's Death Open this result in new window
    Click 2 Houston - Oct 25 11:24 AM
    PASADENA, Texas -- A woman has been charged in connection with her quadriplegic mother's death, KPRC Local 2 reported. Pasadena police said Talisha Kendrick, 40, reported her mother, Brenda Leverett, 60, dead at their home in the 6100 block of Egypt Drive on Oct. 14.

  • Darfur fighting rages on despite 2 truces Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Oct 25 4:17 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Sudan's expulsion of the top U.N. envoy adds a new complication to international efforts to send U.N. peacekeepers to Darfur, where fresh fighting threatens to worsen the plight of 2.5 million refugees.

  • Common Ground: Behind the veil Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 25 8:08 AM
    CAIRO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- In Egypt and Britain, controversy over Islamic dress for women has dominated the headlines of late. Pundits have been debating the ability of women wearing the niqab, or full-face veil, to remain part of public life.

  • Top academy grad ready police force Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Oct 26 5:26 PM
    Jason Lewis, 31, a former Marine, graduated first in his class from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office training center in September. He received the highest overall score of about 30 officers representing agencies in Scottsdale, Goodyear, Sedona and the Navajo Nation.

  • Egypt: Thieves find tombs in Egypt's oldest pyramid Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Oct 23 2:47 AM
    SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) -- The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists, hidden in the desert sands for thousands of years in the shadow of Egypt's most ancient pyramid, officials announced Sunday.

  • Military action targets Gaza arms smuggling, Israel says Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Oct 25 4:36 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) The Israeli army will carry out more military operations in the Gaza Strip to prevent Palestinian rocket attacks and arms smuggling from Egypt, the defense minister said yesterday.

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    ABC News - Oct 22 1:17 PM
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