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  • US assails key ally Egypt's jailing of Sadat nephew Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 11:18 AM
    The United States strongly criticised the imprisonment in Egypt of slain president Anwar Sadat's nephew on charges of defaming the army by implicating it in his uncle's assassination.

  • US assails Egypt's jailing of Sadat nephew Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 10:02 AM
    The United States strongly criticized the imprisonment in Egypt of slain president Anwar Sadat's nephew on charges of defaming the army by implicating it in his uncle's assassination.

  • Denmark 'Egypt's foe', says poll Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 01 11:52 AM
    Denmark is Egypt's worst enemy after Israel, a poll conducted by an Egyptian government agency indicates.

  • Israel, Denmark are Egypt's worst enemies Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 2:29 AM
    Israel and Denmark are Egypt's worst enemies, according to a poll measuring Egyptian attitudes to various countries published this week by a government body.

  • VeriSign Unveils Egypt's First Regional Internet Resolution Site for .com, .net Infrastructure Open this result in new window
    SYS-CON Media - Nov 01 5:55 PM
    Today at theInternet Governance Forum (October 30 - November 2), VeriSign, Inc.(NASDAQ: VRSN), a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for thenetworked world, announced the installation of a Regional InternetResolution Server (RIRS) for .com and .net in Cairo, Egypt. Thisinstallation, the first in Egypt, strengthens the Internet infrastructureby enhancing the global infrastructure of

  • Egypt pushes Hamas to hand over soldier, recognize Israel Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 31 4:34 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- In an effort to resolve a deepening political crisis in the West Bank and Gaza, Egypt has stepped up pressure on Hamas to recognize the Jewish state and swap a captured Israeli soldier for Palestinian prisoners.

  • Egypt, Eropean trade group agree on free trade zone Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 01 4:44 PM
    Egypt and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) have agreed to establish a free trade zone between the two sides, Egypt's news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.

  • Egypt snubs foreign help on Gaza border Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 01 9:00 AM
    GAZA, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- As violence continued in Gaza, Egypt rejected U.S. demands for international monitoring of its border with Gaza reportedly used to smuggle arms to Palestinians.

  • Egypt: Seventh Bird Flu Death Confirmed Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 01 8:58 AM
    Egypt's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed the death of a woman from the deadly avian influenza virus H5N1, bringing the total death toll from the disease up to seven.

  • Egypt imprisons Sadat nephew Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Nov 01 12:03 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt The nephew of the late President Anwar Sadat was sentenced to a year in prison Tuesday for defaming Egypt's armed forces, less than a month after he gave an interview accusing Egyptian generals of masterminding his uncle's assassination.

  • VeriSign Unveils Egypt's First Regional Internet Resolution Site for .com, .net Infrastructure Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 01 11:58 AM
    Internet Governance Forum -- Today at the Internet Governance Forum, VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, announced the installation of a Regional Internet Resolution Server for .com and .net in Cairo, Egypt. This installation, the first in Egypt, strengthens the Internet infrastructure by enhancing the global infrastructure of

  • Egypt considering constitutional change Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:39 AM
    Egypt will amend its constitution to make it easier for candidates to run for president, part of long-delayed political reforms that President Hosni Mubarak plans to carry out next year, the parliament speaker said.

  • Fierce Debate Over Veils in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 31 10:58 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The origin of the debate could not be more intimate: what a woman chooses to wear before she leaves home.

  • Fierce Debate Over Veils in Egypt Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 31 11:03 AM
    A Renewed and Fierce Debate Over Veils Stirs in Egypt

  • Anwar Sadat Nephew Sentenced In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Oct 31 8:14 PM
    (RTTNews) - A nephew of the assassinated President Anwar Sadat has been sentenced to a year in jail by a military court in Egypt on charges of insulting the army and spreading disinformation after he was stripped of his immunity as an MP. Opposition MP Talaat Sadat had alleged in a TV interview that the armed forces were behind his uncle's assassination.

  • Egypt deploying thousands of troops near Gaza Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Oct 31 2:24 PM
    CAIRO In the first such deployment in more than 25 years, Egypt has sent thousands of troops to its western border with the Palestinian Authority.

  • Egypt does not need permission for civil nuclear activity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 31 6:38 PM
    Ambassador Suleiman Awwad, Egypt Presidential Spokesman, said that the President reiterated that Egypt is a sovereign country which does not seek permission from any foreign parties before re-launching its nuclear program.

  • TNT launches Mid East's first 'Day Definite' service to Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 31 9:37 PM
    TNT Express, the world's leading B2B express delivery company, has launched the Middle East's first 'Day Definite' service to Egypt from the UAE, guaranteeing customers the exact number of delivery days.

  • Egypt: world stability won't be complete without end Arab- Israeli conflict Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 31 6:40 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit said that the international efforts exerted to achieve peace and stability in the world would not be completed without reaching a solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

  • Amending Egypt's constitution for multi-party system Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 31 6:37 PM
    Egypt's President reiterated commitment to the aspects of constitutional reform which he put forward in his platform last year, saying that the role of political parties in the political life is essential.

  • Egypt convicts Sadat's nephew of defaming military Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 01 8:40 AM
    Talaat el-Sadat, the nephew of former President Anwar Sadat and an opposition member of Parliament, was sentenced by a military court to one year in prison on charges that he had defamed the military by essentially blaming it for having a hand in his uncle's death.

  • In Egypt, renewed and fierce debate surrounds women and veils Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 31 12:12 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The origin of the debate could not be more intimate: what a woman chooses to wear before she leaves home. But the increasing popularity of the full Muslim face veil has set off an emotional dispute in the Arab world over whether the covering is required by Islam for modesty or a dangerous sign of political extremism.

  • Egypt jails Sadat's nephew Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Oct 31 1:23 PM
    A military court in Egypt has sentenced the nephew of the country's late president Anwar Sadat to one year in prison for defamation.

  • Egypt to amend rules on Mubarak successor Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Oct 31 9:45 AM
    As part of a raft of constitutional changes, Egypts parliament will amend the rules governing who will succeed President Hosni Mubarak to make it easier for opposition parties to run candidates, said Fathi Sorour, the parliaments speaker.

  • Egypt televisions's veil uproar Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 31 11:32 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- In a country that proudly calls itself the "Hollywood of the East," a group of actresses has touched off a furor by appearing on television and movies with a new look: the conservative Islamic veil.

  • Egypt to extend emergency laws Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Oct 31 9:53 AM
    Ahmed Nazif, Egypt's prime minister, asked parliament yesterday to extend emergency laws for two years in another sign that democratic reforms in the country are grinding to a halt.

  • Fierce debate over veils in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 31 10:54 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The origin of the debate could not be more intimate: what a woman chooses to wear before she leaves home. But the increasing popularity of the full Muslim face veil has set off an emotional dispute in the Arab world over whether the covering is required by Islam for modesty or a dangerous sign of political extremism.

  • U.S. troubled by sentencing of Egyptian politician Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 1:58 PM
    The United States said on Wednesday it was troubled by the sentencing of an Egyptian politician to a year in jail for insulting the military but said the case would not affect U.S. aid to Egypt.

  • Egypt Sends Sadat?s Nephew to Prison for Defaming Military Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 31 6:08 PM
    Talaat el-Sadat was sentenced to one year in prison on charges that he defamed the military by essentially blaming it for having a hand in his uncle?s death.

  • Egypt sends Sadat's nephew to prison for defaming military Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 31 9:51 PM
    Talaat el-Sadat, the nephew of former President Anwar Sadat and an opposition member of Parliament, was sentenced to one year on charges that he defamed the military by essentially blaming it for having a hand in his uncle's death.

  • EGYPT: Urban poor turn to the street to make a living Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 31 5:36 AM
    Source: IRIN The poor in Egypt's heaving capital city, Cairo, are increasingly turning to selling cheap products in the street as a means to survive despite its limitations, say specialists.

  • Egypt to amend constitution Open this result in new window
    Central Chronicle - Oct 31 10:11 AM
    Cairo, Oct 31: Egypt will amend its constitution to make it easier for candidates to run as president, the parliament speaker has said. He stated that the reform would include changes to an article criticised as opening the way for President Hosni Mubarak's son to succeed him.

  • Egypt: New Cargo Record for Suez Canal Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Oct 31 5:26 AM
    Egypt's nationalised Suez Canal has recorded a new daily cargo record, which may break a daily revenue record of $14.3mn set in August.

  • Egypt: Nephew of late president sentenced to year in prison Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Oct 31 7:51 AM
    The nephew of Egypt's late President Anwar Sadat was sentenced to a year in prison Tuesday for defaming Egypt's armed forces, after saying in an interview that Egyptian generals had masterminded his uncle's assassination.

  • Safa mum on Egypt, McCarthy Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Oct 31 5:29 AM
    The South African Football Association (Safa) placed a gag at Tuesday's media briefing on discussing the controversial and emotive issue of South Africa playing Egypt in next month's Nelson Mandela Challenge game at the austere Griffin Park Stadium on the outskirts of London.

  • Egypt considering constitutional change Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 31 12:54 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Egypt will amend its constitution to make it easier for candidates to run for president, part of long-delayed political reforms that President Hosni Mubarak plans to carry out next year, the parliament speaker said.

  • Egypt trembles in front of made in China pharaohs Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Oct 31 1:13 AM
    Unbeatable prices of China's products are breaking into last strongholds of Egypts local manufacturing.

  • Egypt jails Anwar Sadat's nephew Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Nov 01 1:01 PM
    An Egyptian military court in Cairo has jailed the nephew of the late President Anwar Sadat for blaming his uncle's 1981 assassination on the military.

  • Egypt's obligation Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Oct 30 11:38 PM
    Two interrelated issues sit at the center of Israel's expectations of Egypt: the release of abducted soldier Gilad Shalit, and closure of the gate for weapons and explosives smuggling into the Gaza Strip.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-10-31 10:13 GMT: Centamin Egypt says Sukari geological resource upgraded to 6.79 mln oz of gold Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Oct 31 2:37 AM
    LONDON (AFX) - Centamin Egypt Ltd said its Sukari geological resource has been upgraded to 6.79 mln ounces of gold, a 131 pct increase since the project drilling was restarted in May 2005.

  • MasterCard Cardholders enjoy extended Ramadan & Eid Holiday Campaign in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Oct 30 10:22 PM
    MasterCard Worldwide, a leader in advancing global commerce, is delighted its launch of the MasterCard Ramadan and Eid Campaign in Egypt has been well received by cardholders and merchants.

  • Egypt to amend constitution Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Oct 30 7:09 PM
    Egypt will amend its constitution to make it easier for candidates to run as president, the parliament speaker has said. He stated that the reform would include changes to an article criticised as opening the way for President Hosni Mubarak's son to succeed him.

  • Hamas arrives in Egypt for talks Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Oct 31 2:02 AM
    Damascus-based officials from the Palestinian movement, Hamas, have arrived in Egypt for talks with officials on a prisoner exchange with Israel.

  • Middle East Reduces Dependence on Middle East Oil -- Egypt Hosts Conference to Increase Use of Natural Gas Vehicles in  Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Web via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 4:00 AM
    Cairo, Egypt (PRWEB) October 31, 2006 -- While much of the world groans under the strain of high oil prices and seeks means of reducing dependence on Middle Eastern oil, a quiet revolution is underway within the Middle East to achieve the same objective.

  • Mubarak denies troop deployment along Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 30 5:29 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday denied press reports claiming that Egypt had deployed 5,000 additional police troops along its borders with the Gaza Strip.

  • Egypts urban poor turn to the street to make a living Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Nov 01 2:13 AM
    Street vendors become part of countrys large informal sector, make up 30% of national economy.

  • Middle East Reduces Dependence on Middle East Oil -- Egypt Hosts Conference to Increase Use of Natural Gas Vehicles in  Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Web - Oct 31 12:11 AM
    As many as 700 delegates from around the world are gathering in Egypt next week to promote the increased use of natural gas vehicles worldwide at a conference hosted under the patronage of Egypt's Minister for Petroleum, His Excellency Eng Sameh Fahmi. NGV2006, is the biennial event of the International Association for Natural Gas Vehicles (IANGV) which is projecting that more than 50 million

  • 'Israel, Denmark are Egypt's worst enemies' Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 01 5:04 AM
    According to a poll measuring Egyptian attitudes to various countries, over 92 and 60 percent respectively consider Israel and Denmark an enemy after cartoons of the Prophet were published in a Danish newspaper.

  • Egypt to introduce extensive constitutional amendments in 2007: parl't speaker Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 30 4:28 PM
    Ahmed Fathi Sorour, Speaker of the People's Assembly or Egypt's lower house of parliament, said on Monday that 2007 will be a year of constitutional reforms, which will see "extensive constitutional amendments", the official MENA news agency reported.

  • Egypt trembles in front of new Chinese pharaohs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 11:02 PM
    Figurines of King Tut, Ramses and Queen Nefertiti in Cairo's famous Khan Khalili bazaar all bear the hallmarks of pharaonic regalia, from the goats-hair beards to the golden sceptre.

  • Mubarak's visit to boost Egyptian-Russian ties: official Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 01 5:12 PM
    Distinguished ties between Egypt and Russia, particularly in the economic field, will get a boost from President Hosni Mubarak's Moscow tour, an Egyptian official said on Wednesday.

  • Institute for OneWorld Health awarded $46 million grant to combat diarrheal disease Open this result in new window
    EurekAlert! - Nov 01 6:40 AM
    (SAN FRANCISCO, CA & CAIRO, EGYPT) November 1, 2006 -- The Institute for OneWorld Health (iOWH) announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $46 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its unique research on new treatments to complement traditional approaches for fighting diarrhea.

  • Fierce Debate Over Veils in Egypt Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 31 11:23 AM
    The origin of the debate could not be more intimate: what a woman chooses to wear before she leaves home. But the increasing popularity of the full Muslim face veil has set off an emotional dispute in the Arab world over whether the covering is required by...

  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Avoiding the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping this season may be as easy as rediscovering New Egypt, the downtown section of Plumsted Township.

  • Egypt reports 7th avian flu death Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Oct 30 2:21 PM
    Oct 30, 2006 (CIDRAP News) A 39-year-old woman who was previously listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Egypt's 15th H5N1 avian influenza case-patient died today, the countrys state news agency reported.

  • Egypt eases security measures along Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 30 7:50 AM
    Source: Reuters (Refiles to add dropped letter to headline) ISMAILIA, Egypt, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Egypt relaxed security on its border with Gaza on Monday, days after sending thousands of police there following a ...

  • Israeli armored vehicles mass near Gaza: witnesses Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 4:07 PM
    Dozens of Israeli armored vehicles massed at the border with Gaza on Tuesday and a military spokesman ordered Palestinians to evacuate an area close to the frontier with Egypt, witnesses said.

  • Tourism damaging Egyptian heritage Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 01 9:16 AM
    Booming tourism, a key part of Egypt's economy, is having a catastrophic effect on the country's unique cultural heritage, experts said on Wednesday.

  • Egypt's Mubarak denies deploying troops along Gaza border Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Oct 30 10:33 AM
    CAIRO, Oct 30, 2006 (AFP) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday denied earlier government reports that Egypt had deployed 5,000 troops along the border with the Gaza Strip.

  • EGYPT-OPT: Gaza's medical lifeline cut by border closures Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 30 6:50 AM
    Source: IRIN Hopes that the single border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt would reopen and bring relief to hundreds of Gazan medical patients have been dashed after reports of an imminent Israeli attack on the border were met by the deployment of thousands of Egyptian troops to the area.

  • Egypt's Mubarak to Moscow to discuss Mideast, Iran situations Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Oct 31 8:10 PM
    MOSCOW, November 1 (Itar-Tass) - Irans nuclear dossier and the situation in the Middle East will top the agenda of Egyptian President Hosni Mubaraks talks in Moscow. The president arrives in the Russian capital on an official three-day visit on Wednesday.

  • Sadat's nephew imprisoned Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 01 12:27 AM
    A nephew of President Anwar Sadat was sentenced to a year in prison for defaming Egypt's armed forces, less than a month after he gave an interview accusing generals of masterminding his uncle's assassination.

  • Sadat nephew sentenced to year in jail Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 31 1:40 PM
    A nephew of the late President Anwar Sadat was sentenced to a year in prison Tuesday for defaming Egypt's armed forces.

  • Averting Defeat in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Ohmynews - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    The Bush administration must also involve the international community, especially the European Union, the United Nations, Russia, and China as well as other Arab states; notably Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan in any future plan for Iraq....

  • Israel fighting in Gaza may affect swap Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 01 1:46 PM
    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A Palestinian official Wednesday said he hoped Israeli military operations in Gaza had not derailed soldier-prisoner exchange discussions in Egypt.

  • EU's Solana says Egypt doing 'commendable' job on Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 29 6:47 AM
    EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has welcomed Egypt's decision to tighten security on the Gaza Strip border, with Israel considering sending troops back into the troubled Palestinian territory.

  • Mubarak denies reports that Egypt has sent police to reinforce border with Gaza Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Oct 30 7:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denied Monday reports from his own government that about 5,000 Egyptian security police had been deployed along the Gaza Strip border.

  • Egypt, Russia: Mubarak Arrives In Moscow Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Nov 01 7:46 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in Moscow on Nov. 1. During the three-day visit, Mubarak will discuss arms sales and nuclear power with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • NEWS BRIEFS Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Nov 01 9:43 AM
    News from Malaysia, New Zealand, Paraguay, Japan, Australia, China, Hong Kong, United States, Brazil, European Union, Egypt, and Great Britain.

  • Bird Flu Deaths in 2006 Match Prior 2 Years Combined (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 31 8:32 PM
    Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Bird flu killed a 39-year-old woman in Egypt, pushing the number of fatalities worldwide this year to 74, as many as reported in the previous two years combined.

  • Egyptian police reportedly deployed near Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 29 2:51 AM
    About 5,000 Egyptian state security police fanned out near the Egypt-Gaza border to protect Egyptians living in the area after reports that Israel might drop "smart bombs" on suspected smuggling tunnels, officials said Sunday.

  • Egypt turns to Russia, China over nuclear energy Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 30 12:02 AM
    CAIRO -- Following a 20-year freeze, Egypt has turned to China and Russia for help in relaunching its civil nuclear program, a move that risks ruffling the feathers of its American ally, analysts say.

  • Bafana Mandela challenge tie hangs in the balance Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Nov 01 8:48 AM
    The Nelson Mandela challenge match is in jeopardy. Bafana Bafana and Egypt are scheduled to meet in London on November 15, but apparently, Griffin Park, a London club, has not received a booking or payment for the match.

  • Egypt turns to Russia, China over nuclear energy Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Oct 30 8:11 AM
    CAIRO, Oct 30 (AFP): Following a 20-year freeze, Egypt has turned to China and Russia for help in relaunching its civil nuclear programme, a move which risks ruffling the feathers of its American ally, analysts say.

  • Sadat nephew gets 1-year sentence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 8:29 AM
    The nephew of the late President Anwar Sadat was sentenced to a year in prison Tuesday for defaming Egypt's armed forces, less than a month after he gave an interview accusing Egyptian generals of masterminding his uncle's assassination.

  • Nigeria: Congo 2007 - F/Eagles in Safe Group -Uwua Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 01 10:11 AM
    Flying Eagles coach, Godwin Koko Uwua, has dismissed suggestions that his men are logged in a tight group as they face Cameroon, Egypt and Zambia in Group B of African Youth Championship slated for Congo next January.

  • Somalia: Egyptian Government to Mediate Rivaling Groups Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 01 6:11 AM
    The supreme leader of Somalia's Union of Islamic Courts judiciary council Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys is in Cairo, Egypt, to convene with senior Egyptian officials over the tense situation surrounding the peace talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum between the interim government and Somalia's Islamists.

  • Egypt: Sadat`s nephew jailed Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Nov 01 1:21 AM
    Cairo, 11/01 - An Egyptian military court sentenced an opposition lawmaker a nephew of the late president Anwar Sadat - to a year in jail on Tuesday for insulting its armed forces, said his spokesperson.

  • Egypt moves 5,000 police to Gaza border Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Oct 29 9:11 AM
    Up to 5,000 Egyptian state security police deployed near the Egypt-Gaza border Saturday after reports of a possible Israeli smart bomb attack on suspected smuggling tunnels, security officials said.

  • Big Israeli Strike With Tanks Kills 8 Palestinians in Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 33 minutes ago
    Israeli soldiers exchanged fire with Palestinian militants in northern Gaza, the launching ground for many of the Palestinian rockets fired into southern Israel.

  • Egypt trembles in front of new Chinese Pharaohs Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 31 6:20 AM
    MADE IN CHINA? An elderly Egyptian man walks past the wares of shopkeepers in the market of Khan Khalili in Cairo February 2006. The Khan is made up of a labyrinth of streets and is famous for both its unusual and typical Egyptian souvenirs and handmade crafts.

  • Egypt reports seventh bird flu death Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 8:43 AM
    An Egyptian woman has died of bird flu, marking the country's seventh fatal case of avian influenza in humans.

  • South Africa: No Disgrace to Pull On a Bafana Jersey -- Even in UK Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 01 7:55 AM
    BELEAGUERED South African Football Association (Safa) CEO Raymond Hack spent yesterday morning trying to justify the controversial decision to host the Nelson Mandela Challenge clash between the national team and Egypt in a lowly 12000-seat stadium in England rather than in SA.

  • Peretz: Egypt did not increase its border presence Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Oct 30 1:39 AM
    Defense Minister Amir Peretz yesterday denied reports that the Egyptians had increased their force along the border by 5,000 troops, to stop arms smuggling from Egypt to the Gaza Strip.

  • Briefly Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Oct 31 9:51 PM
    EGYPT Sadat nephew jailed for insult CAIRO -- A military court sentenced opposition lawmaker Talaat Sadat, a nephew of the late President Anwar Sadat, to a year in jail yesterday for insulting the armed forces, his spokesman said.

  • Egyptian president in Moscow for three-day visit Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Nov 01 5:02 AM
    MOSCOW, November 1 (RIA Novosti) - Egypt's president arrived in Moscow Wednesday for a three-day official visit expected to highlight bilateral trade and civilian nuclear cooperation, as well as the situation in the Middle East.

  • Egypt jails Sadat's nephew Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Nov 01 1:01 AM
    An Egyptian military court has sentenced a nephew of the late president Anwar Sadat to a year in jail for insulting its armed forces.

  • New Egypt stunned by Palmyra, 15-12 Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Oct 30 1:34 AM
    Palmyra scored on a 15-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds left to shock New Egypt, 18-15, Sunday at Palmyra High School.

  • GANNETT NJ NEWSPAPERS Open this result in new window
    Home News Tribune - Nov 01 1:41 AM
    "Denial isn't just a river in Egypt," as the old saying goes, and Robert Menendez is proving it day by day. "I am under no criminal investigation, pure and simple," the incumbent U.S. senator declared on Oct. 19 and has parroted ever since. What then does Menendez call his troubles?

  • A troubling Middle Eastern era dawns Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Nov 01 8:27 AM
    IT is just more than two centuries since Napoleon's arrival in Egypt heralded the advent of a modern Middle East; but now -- some 80 years after the demise of the Ottoman Empire, 50 years after the end of colonialism and less than 20 years after the end of the cold war - the American era in the region has ended.

  • Fiji army commander warns of bloodshed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 5:19 PM
    Fiji's military commander heightened a political crisis Thursday by warning that the prime minister's refusal to resign could plunge this coup-prone South Pacific nation into bloodshed.

  • Face veils spark fears of extremism in secular Arab countries Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 01 12:33 AM
    With the growing popularity of full Muslim veils, secular Arab governments such as the one in Egypt worry they will lose ground to Islamic opposition groups.

  • Muslim face veil debate intensifies Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Oct 31 11:11 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt The origin of the debate could hardly be more intimate: what a woman chooses to wear before she leaves home. But the increasing popularity of the full Muslim face veil has set off an emotional dispute in the Arab world over whether the covering is required by Islam for modesty or a dangerous sign of political extremism.

  • Israeli Troops Spark Clashes In Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 01 5:59 PM
    GAZA CITY, Nov. 1 -- Israeli special forces backed by tanks and drone aircraft pushed into the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, setting off hours of fighting that killed at least seven Palestinians, most of them gunmen, and one Israeli soldier. More than 40 other Palestinians were wounded by...

  • Egypt moves 5000 troops near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Oct 29 9:58 PM
    Egypt moved 5 000 more security forces near the Gaza Strip border on Saturday after an Israeli report said Israel may bomb tunnels used for smuggling weapons into Palestinian territories, an Egyptian official said.

  • Fiji: Army boss warns of violence Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 01 4:20 PM
    SUVA, Fiji (AP) -- Fiji's military commander warned Thursday that the prime minister's refusal to resign may lead to bloodshed and violence in the troubled South Pacific nation.

  • Roundup: Egypt confirms exiled Hamas leader to visit Cairo Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 29 5:42 PM
    A senior Egyptian official on Sunday confirmed to Xinhua that the exiled leader of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Khaled Meshaal would visit Egypt, but without giving an exact date.

  • Egypt vows to ease restrictions on presidential bids Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Oct 31 2:17 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak promised Monday to ease restrictions on running for the country's top job, a move criticized by the opposition as part of the strongman's bid to hand over power to his son.

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    Tiscali - Nov 01 2:02 AM
    LONDON (Reuters) - The death toll of British nationals killed in last months bomb attacks in Egypt has risen after another person died of their injuries, the Foreign Office in London said on Tuesday.

  • Hamas arrives in Egypt for talks Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Oct 31 4:30 AM
    CAIRO, October 31 -- Damascus-based officials from the Palestinian movement, Hamas, have arrived in Cairo to hold talks with Egyptian officials on a prisoner exchange with Israel, say airport sources.