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  • Egypt: Nuclear alternative needed for development Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    Egypt's Higher Council for Energy policies met yesterday under Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif to discuss a report presented by Minister of Electricity Hassan Younis on the outcome of the activities of the ministerial group made up to study the economic, technical and development prospects of using the nuclear energy as a necessary energy alternative.

  • Egypt and Algeria sign science deals with China Open this result in new window
    SciDev.net - Nov 13 6:21 PM
    [CAIRO] China has agreed scientific cooperation deals with Algeria and Egypt, news that is widely welcomed by the scientific communities in these countries.

  • Vantage launches $2.5 billion resort development in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    DUBAI The real estate arm of family-owned Shaheen Business and Investment Group (SBIG), Vantage Real Estate Development, has launched a $2.5 billion residential resort and hotel on Egypt's Red Sea Coast.

  • Singaporean president due to visit Egypt Tues. Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 13 5:49 PM
    Singaporean President Sellapan Rama Nathan is due to arrive in Egypt on Tuesday on a four-day official visit, to coincide with the occasion marking the 40th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between Egypt and Singapore, Egyptian news agency MENA reported on Monday.

  • Hyogo supermarket to grow vegetables in Egypt for export to Japan Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 12:39 PM
    _ A Hyogo Prefecture-based supermarket has agreed with the Egyptian government to create a farm in Egypt to cultivate an array of vegetables for export to Japan, company officials said Monday.

  • Centurion Third-Quarter Profit Rose on Higher Output From Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 13 1:23 AM
    Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Centurion Energy International Inc., a Canadian oil and gas company that's being bought by Dana Gas PJSC, said third-quarter profit almost doubled after output from Egypt rose.

  • Egypt: New concerns about freedom of expression Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Nov 13 9:11 AM
    Amnesty International is concerned by the arrest and detention of blogger and former al-Azhar University student Abdel Karim Sulaiman Amer apparently because of his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, and the recent imprisonment of Tal'at Sadat, a member of parliament, for "spreading false rumours and insulting the armed forces".

  • Sudan Rejects Effort To Defuse Peacekeeping Row-Egypt Min Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 13 6:14 AM
    CAIRO (AP)--The Sudanese government has been rejecting Egyptian efforts to defuse the international crisis over sending U.N. peacekeepers to Darfur, Egypt's foreign minister said Monday.

  • EGYPT: Winter may bring more bird flu, health ministry says Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 13 7:03 AM
    Source: IRIN With the onset of winter, there may be an increase in cases of the potentially lethal avian flu virus H5N1 among fowl and humans in Egypt, according to health ministry officials.

  • Egypt: Angola/Egypt Relations Highlighted - Ambassador Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 13 9:56 AM
    Angola and Egypt are African brother countries with common and complementary interests determined to deepen their ties of friendship and cooperation as much as in the framework of the African Union and other institutions of regional and international character, the Angola ambassador to this country, Hendrick Vaal Neto, said on Saturday, here.

  • Singapore and Egypt celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations Open this result in new window
    Channel News Asia via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 4:17 AM
    SINGAPORE: Singapore and Egypt celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations in November.

  • Analysis: Egypt looks East for nuke power Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 13 5:45 AM
    CAIRO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Russia and China have both said they want to help Egypt expand its nascent nuclear energy supplies, opening the way for stronger ties, but also leading to concerns over nuclear proliferation in the region.

  • Egypt Comes Early to U Penn Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Nov 13 5:44 AM
    In anticipation for the King Tut exhibit coming to the Franklin Institute in February, Sunday the Penn Museum unveiled Amaran, Ancient Egypt's Place in the sun. It offers a unique look at the childhood home of Tutankhaumun.

  • Egypt's Orascom Telecom 9-month net at $601.8 mln Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 12:49 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom said on Monday its 9-month net income rose to $601.8 million from $593.3 million in the same period of 2005.

  • Bafana suffers setback on eve of Egypt clash Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Nov 13 6:18 AM
    Bafana Bafana suffered a setback on the eve of the Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Egypt in London tomorrow night when defender Lucas Thwala withdrew because of an injury.

  • President S R Nathan to visit Egypt and Jordan Open this result in new window
    Channel News Asia via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 12 10:17 PM
    President S R Nathan will make state visits to Egypt and Jordan from Tuesday till November 22.

  • Egypt: Hamas agrees to peace conference Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Nov 13 1:33 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed Sunday to an international peace conference with Israel after the Arab League -- angered by Israel's military offensive in Gaza -- voted to end a financial blockade on the Palestinians.

  • Egypt call Mido despite injury Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 12 9:22 AM
    Egypt are hoping striker Mido recovers in time from a knee injury to play against South Africa in London on Wednesday.

  • Singapore and Egypt celebrate 40-years of diplomatic relations Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Nov 12 11:56 PM
    SINGAPORE: Singapore and Egypt celebrate 40-years of diplomatic relations in November. The two countries formally established ties on the 28th Nov 1966.

  • Egypt waiting on Mido fitness for SA friendly Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Nov 13 1:44 AM
    Egypt are hoping Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido recovers in time from a knee injury to play against South Africa in London on Wednesday. The forward, who did not play against Reading in the English premier league on Sunday, has been named in a 20-man squad for the match at Griffin Park.

  • 1. Egypt's teenage brides (3:20) Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Nov 13 8:56 AM
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  • President S R Nathan to visit Egypt and Jordan Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Nov 12 9:26 PM
    President S R Nathan will make state visits to Egypt and Jordan from Tuesday till November 22. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says this is the first visit by a Singapore Head of State to the Middle East.

  • World Bank grants Egypt 537 million U.S. dollars in loans Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 4:21 PM
    Egypt and the World Bank on Sunday signed two agreements whereby the latter would extend some 537 million U.S. dollars in loans to Egypt, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

  • France shares identical views with Egypt on Darfur issue: FM Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 5:20 PM
    France shares identical views with Egypt on the Darfur issue and supports Egyptian efforts to press for a compromise with Sudan on deployment of international peacekeepers in Darfur, visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said Sunday.

  • Coptic pope returns to Egypt after surgery in US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 11 3:22 PM
    Pope Shenuda III, leader of the Copts in Egypt, returned home after an operation on his spine in the United States, an AFP reporter at Cairo airport said.

  • Abbas to brief Jordan, Egypt on Palestinian unity talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 13 2:21 AM
    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is due in Jordan to update top officials on efforts to form a Palestinian unity government before heading to Cairo on a similar mission.

  • Egypt: Police Turn Blind Eye to Harassment Laws, Say Activists Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 12 10:56 AM
    Women's rights activists in Egypt have criticised the country's authorities for tacitly accepting the sexual harassment of women. An incident on 24 October when a mob of men openly molested women in Cairo and were not stopped or arrested has brought the issue to the fore.

  • Egypt waiting on Mido fitness for SAfrica friendly Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Nov 12 6:31 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Egypt are hoping Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido recovers in time from a knee injury to play against South Africa in London on Wednesday.

  • Egypt squad against Bafana Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Nov 12 8:05 AM
    Egypt are hoping Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido recovers in time from a knee injury to play against South Africa in London.

  • Egypt: Blogger Dismissed From University, Detained And Interrogated, Faces Possible Imprisonment for Expressing Secular  Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 13 12:29 PM
    On 8 November 2006, the Public Prosecutor's Office in Alexandria extended the detention of Egyptian blogger Abdel Karim Suliman Amer, also known as Kareem Amer, for an additional 15 days. This follows an original 7 November decision to hold him for four days pending investigation.

  • Egypt: Egyptian Court Acquits Cleric Again Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 13 10:57 AM
    An Egyptian court acquitted prominent Islamist Hassan el-Hayawan yesterday after a second trial on the same charges of possessing weapons and inciting violence during last year's elections, judicial sources said.

  • Egypt France common ground on policy towards Palestinian issue Open this result in new window
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  • Egypt court rejects lawsuit against rebel priest Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 13 3:54 AM
    CAIRO -- An Egyptian court Sunday rejected a libel suit against dissident Coptic priest Maximus I, a judicial source said.

  • Egypt reports fresh bird flu infection Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 12 12:56 AM
    Cairo, Nov 11 : A new infection of the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus among domestic fowls has been discovered in Egypt, the official news agency MENA reported Saturday.

  • Iran's sway a double-edged sword for Egypt's Shiites Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 13 1:56 AM
    CAIRO -- Iran's rising regional influence has emboldened Egyptian Shiites to demand more rights, but has also left them vulnerable under a regime that questions their loyalty and treats all religious groups with suspicion.

  • Egypt police detain opposition activist Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 13 6:02 AM
    Egyptian police have detained the opposition Kefaya movement's coordinator in western Cairo hours before he planned a demonstration to demand better public services, according to the movements website.

  • Education key to achieving development Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    Egypt's Education Minister Yousri el-Gamal highlighted yesterday the importance of the role played by education in achieving development.

  • Hamas agrees to international peace conference with Israel Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 12 7:06 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed Sunday to an international peace conference with Israel.

  • Militia accused of Sudan killings Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 12 5:01 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Pro-government militiamen launched new attacks in Sudan's volatile Darfur region that may have killed at least a dozen people, international observers said Sunday.

  • Emirates energy firm buys Canadian rival Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 12 9:50 PM
    Dana Gas, an energy company based in the United Arab Emirates, said Sunday that it had agreed to buy Centurion Energy International of Canada for 1.15 billion Canadian dollars to add exploration assets in Egypt, Tunisia and West Africa.

  • Bubble trouble: 'harmless hookah' targeted in Egypt health drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 9:47 AM
    A hookah set complete with apple-flavoured tobacco has become compulsory hand luggage for many tourists returning from a holiday in Egypt.

  • Al Ahli of Egypt win African Champions League Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 11 6:05 AM
    RADES, Tunisia, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Al Ahli of Egypt won the African Champions League on Saturday with a dramatic injury-time goal to beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia 1-0 in the second leg of the final.

  • Egypt uncovers a tunnel under Gaza Open this result in new window
    Ashland Daily Tidings - Nov 11 1:13 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt Egypt discovered a weapons-smuggling tunnel under its border with Gaza on Friday, a move likely to please Israel which has long accused the Egyptians of failing to stop the flow of arms to Palestinian militants.

  • Orascom Telecom 9-month net edges up, shares down Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 8:23 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom , one of the Middle East's biggest telecom firms, reported a 1.4 percent increase in net profit to $601.8 million in the first nine months of 2006, in line with market forecasts.

  • UAE-based Dana Gas to acquire Centurion Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 12:46 PM
    Centurion Energy International Inc., a Canadian oil and gas company with major operations in Egypt, on Sunday agreed to be acquired by Dana Gas PJSC of the United Arab Emirates for 1.15 billion Canadian dollars ($1 billion)

  • Egypt's peaceful nuclear program strategy almost completed: official Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 5:35 PM
    Egyptian minister of International Cooperation Fayza Abu Naga said on Sunday that the Egyptian government is about to finish a study on the resumption of a program for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • Arab countries lift blockade on Palestinians Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Nov 13 12:09 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A council of Arab foreign ministers and other senior officials has decided to lift the financial blockade on Palestinians.

  • Hamas official accepts Arab proposal for peace conference with Israel Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Nov 13 2:56 PM
    Current chair of the Arab League and Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, arrives for an emergency meeting of Arab League foreign ministers at the League's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Sunday.

  • Hamas agrees to peace conference Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Nov 13 2:29 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed Sunday to a peace conference with Israel after the Arab League -- angered by Israel's military offensive -- voted to end a financial blockade on the Palestinians.

  • Masilela will wear the Bafana jersey Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 13 5:09 PM
    Orlando Pirates playmaker Lucas Thwala has been replaced in the Bafana Bafana squad to play Egypt. His successor? None other than Benoni's Tshepo Masilela.

  • Egypt's FA to clear way for Al-Ahly's international game Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 7:41 PM
    The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) will postpone Al-Ahly's local games as the African champions prepare for the 2007 World Club Championship in Japan, local soccer website filgoal.com reported Sunday.

  • African Union Forum To Promote "Made In Africa" Products Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 13 5:59 AM
    LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The African Union, or AU, is organizing a three-day forum in Cairo, Egypt, from Nov. 28-30 aimed at promoting products "Made in Africa", the Union said in statement Monday.

  • International briefs Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Nov 13 4:05 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Pro-government militiamen launched new attacks in Sudan's volatile Darfur region that might have killed at least a dozen people, international observers said Sunday.

  • UPenn. exhibit explores King Tut's revolutionary birthplace Open this result in new window
    The News Journal - Nov 13 10:33 AM
    PHILADELPHIA One king's reign heralded revolution. The other's brought restoration. And after a later ruler set out to erase the pair from history, both were forgotten for more than 3,000 years. The beginning of the now-famous story of King Tut and the revolutionary pharaoh who was his probable father will be on display in "Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun," running Nov. 12 through

  • Review of the Arab press Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 13 7:31 AM
    Egypt's al-Ahram commented in its editorial Monday that condemnations, warnings and threats regarding Israel's "brutal behavior" and "massacres" against the Palestinians are useless.

  • Posted: 12-11-2006 , 14:46 GMT Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Nov 13 7:03 AM
    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) supervises and controls all commercial, investment and specialized banks in Egypt. It is also responsible for implementing monetary policy to maintain foreign exchange stability and economic growth.

  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.

  • Orascom Telecom nine-month net edges up Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 1:57 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom , one of the Middle East's biggest telecoms firms, reported a 1.4 percent increase in net profit to $601.8 million in the first nine months of 2006.

  • Egypt fears Hussein death backlash Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 10 12:41 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Egypt's president came out strongly against hanging Saddam Hussein, saying in remarks published Thursday that it could make Iraq explode into more violence. But Iraq's prime minister said the execution could take place by the end of the year.

  • Angola: Angolan Diplomat Talks With Egyptian President MoubarakÔs Envoy Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 13 7:16 AM
    The Angolan ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Hendrick Vaal Neto, Saturday in Cairo, received the special envoy of Egyptian president, Housni Moubarak, Kamal C. Omar, from whom he got congratulation for the 31st anniversary of National Independence being celebrated Saturday (today).

  • Briefing: Sudanese militia attack Darfur town; many dead Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Nov 13 1:09 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Pro-government militiamen launched new attacks in Sudan's volatile Darfur region that may have killed at least a dozen people, international observers said Sunday. A coalition of Darfur rebel groups known as the National Redemption Front said some 300 janjaweed militiamen on camels and horseback raided the West Darfur town of Sirba on Saturday, backed by 18 military vehicles. "The

  • Arab League issues call for peace conference Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Nov 13 12:04 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt | The Arab League called Sunday for an international peace conference with Israel, and diplomats said the Hamas-led Palestinian government had accepted.

  • Orascom Telecom 9-mth net rises to $601.8 mln Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 13 12:17 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom said on Monday its nine-month net income rose to $601.8 million from $593.3 million in the same period of 2005.

  • OUTLOOK Fenosa 9-mths; gas, overseas business to offset weak domestic core ops Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Nov 13 9:54 AM
    EBITDA at the group\'s gas business is expected to more than triple thanks to an about 60 pct increase in volumes and higher margins due to the group\'s competitive contracts in Egypt and Oman.

  • 12 believed slain in Darfur attacks Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Nov 13 3:39 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt – Pro-government militiamen launched new attacks in Sudan's volatile Darfur region that may have killed at least a dozen people, international observers said yesterday.

  • Arab countries lift blockade on Palestinians Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Nov 13 2:49 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - A council of Arab foreign ministers and other senior officials has decided to lift the financial blockade on Palestinians.

  • Suez Canal revenue jumps by $400mn Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 13 2:17 AM
    CAIRO -- Revenue from the Suez Canal was $3.2 billion in the first 10 months of the year - boosting Egypt's coffers by $400 million more than in the same period in 2005, the chairman of the canal authority Ahmed Fadel said Saturday.

  • Dana Gas to buy Centurion Energy for $1.02bn Open this result in new window
    New Ratings - Nov 13 5:40 AM
    NEW YORK, November 13 (newratings.com) Dana Gas (DANA) Sunday announced that it is acquiring Centurion Energy International Inc (ticker: HFH) for C$1.15 billion ($1.02 billion) in a move to expand its exploration assets in Egypt, West Africa and Tunisia.

  • Diplomats: Palestinian delegate accepts proposal for peace talks Open this result in new window
    FOX 23 News Albany - Nov 13 2:52 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Arab diplomats say the Palestinian foreign minister has accepted an Arab proposal for a peace conference to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

  • Arabs' halt of blockade prompts Hamas to talk Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Nov 12 10:00 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed yesterday to an international peace conference with Israel after the Arab League -- angered by Israel's military offensive in Gaza -- voted to end a financial blockade on the Palestinians.

  • Egypt uncovers a tunnel under Gaza border used for smuggling weapons to Palestinians Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Nov 10 9:05 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt (AP) - Egypt discovered a weapons-smuggling tunnel under its border with Gaza on Friday, a move likely to please Israel which has long accused the Egyptians of failing to stop the flow of arms to Palestinian militants.

  • For Evangelicals, Supporting Israel Is ?God?s Foreign Policy? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    Many conservative Christians say they believe that support for Israel fulfills a biblical injunction to protect the Jewish state.

  • Hamas government agrees to peace talks Open this result in new window
    The State - Nov 12 9:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed Sunday to an international peace conference with Israel after the Arab League angered by Israels military offensive in Gaza voted to end a financial blockade on the Palestinians.

  • Vodafone relaxed Vodacom expansion block -Telkom Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - Nov 12 10:02 PM
    Vodafone has agreed to allow its 50-percent owned South African unit Vodacom to expand anywhere in Africa except Kenya and Egypt, its joint owner Telkom said on Monday.

  • Hamas backs call for peace conference Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - Nov 12 8:54 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Hamas-led Palestinian government agreed yesterday to an international peace conference with Israel. The decision came after the Arab League, angered by Israel's military offensive in Gaza, voted to end a financial blockade on the Palestinians.

  • The Longest Convoy Of Yachts Ever Sailed The Suez Canal Open this result in new window
    Nautica - Nov 13 5:07 AM
    The biggest international yacht event in the Mediterranean. Sailing from Turkey though Israel to Egypt and the African coast.

  • BAKER ON CLEANUP CREW AFTER 'SONNY'S' BIG ADVENTURE Open this result in new window
    Georgie Anne Geyer via Yahoo! News - Nov 13 6:41 PM
    WASHINGTON -- I spent an unusual day with George W. Bush in the fall of 2000, just before he was first elected president. During that interview, I innocently said to him, "I suppose you're getting a lot of help from Jim Baker ..."

  • U.S.-educated professor could lead Palestinians Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 13 6:26 PM
    GAZA CITY (AP) -- The rival Fatah and Hamas movements on Monday agreed on a candidate for prime minister of their emerging coalition government, turning to a U.S.-educated professor to end months of infighting and help lift a painful international aid boycott.

  • ISRAEL PLANS TO BUILD FENCE ALONG SINAI Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Nov 13 12:37 AM
    TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military plans to build an advanced technology security fence along the border with Egypt. Officials said the military has been drafting plans for an electronic fence and reconnaissance system that would include physical barriers along the 250 kilometer border with Egypt.

  • Orascom adds 5.6 mln subscribers in Q3 Open this result in new window
    Telecom.paper - Nov 13 6:25 AM
    (TP) Egypt-based operator Orascom Telecom reported third-quarter net profit up 24 percent from the second quarter to USD 237.9 million...

  • Arabs Lift Blockade on Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 12 9:43 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Arab countries decided to lift the financial blockade on Palestinians on Sunday in response to a U.S. veto on a U.N. Security Council draft resolution condemning Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

  • Vodafone relaxed Vodacom expansion block -Telkom Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Nov 12 10:23 PM
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Vodafone has agreed to allow its 50-percent owned South African unit Vodacom to expand anywhere in Africa except Kenya and Egypt, its joint owner Telkom said on Monday.

  • U.N. ready to float plan for "hybrid" Darfur force Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 13 3:05 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan intends to propose a "hybrid" African Union-U.N. force for Darfur in talks with Sudanese officials and has invited major powers to take part, the United Nations said on Monday.

  • Bafana ready for London trip Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Nov 13 1:44 AM
    Bafana Bafana's South African-based representatives are preparing to leave for the Mandela Cup Challenge against Egypt in London.

  • Digest Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Nov 13 1:31 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Pro-government militiamen launched new attacks in Sudan's volatile Darfur region that may have killed at least a dozen people, international observers said yesterday.

  • HP earns high marks from independent research firm for IT asset management software Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 12 9:22 PM
    HP announced today that it is hosting the HP IT Asset Management roadshow that is currently visiting Dubai, KSA and Egypt.

  • Bubble trouble: 'harmless hookah' targeted in Egypt health drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 10 9:07 AM
    A hookah set complete with apple-flavored tobacco has become compulsory hand luggage for many tourists returning from a holiday in Egypt.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-11-13 06:59 GMT: Orascom Telecom denied 100 pct stake in Hutchison Telecom - report Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Nov 12 11:22 PM
    MUMBAI (AFX) - Egypt-based Orascom Telecom Holdings' intention to acquire 100 pct stake in Hongkong-based Hutchison Telecom has not been agreed to by Hutchison officials, said the Indian daily Business Line, without naming its source.

  • Centurion to be taken over by Middle Eastern company for C$1.25B, including debt Open this result in new window
    Canadian Business - Nov 12 3:20 PM
    John Valorzi November 12, 2006 - 6:11 p.m. TORONTO (CP) - Centurion Energy International Inc. (TSX:CUX), a Calgary natural gas producer with major operations in Egypt, has struck a friendly cash and debt deal to be acquired by Dana Gas PJSC of the United Arab Emirates for about C$1.25 billion.

  • Contest to name new seven world wonders Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 13 11:56 AM
    A global competition to name the new seven wonders of the world is attracting widespread interest, with more than 20 million people voting so far, organizers say. Candidates for the new list have been narrowed down to 21, including the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge, the Acropolis and the Great Wall of China. The public can vote until July 6, 2007, by Internet or phone. The seven winners will be

  • Dana Gas Buys Centurion Energy for $1 Billion (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 12 6:02 AM
    Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Dana Gas PJSC, a United Arab Emirates-based energy company, agreed to buy Canada's Centurion Energy International Inc. for C$1.15 billion ($1.02 billion) to add exploration assets in Egypt, Tunisia and West Africa.

  • Nations arming Somali factions, U.N. report says Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 13 10:36 AM
    NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) -- A web of nations and armed groups are fueling Somalia's march to war, according to a U.N. commissioned report that offers detailed evidence of cooperation between Somali Islamists and established Islamic militants.

  • Ahly retain African title Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 12 1:06 AM
    Ahly of Egypt beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia 2-1 on aggregate to retain the African Champions League title.

  • St. Edmond shows spirit at state Open this result in new window
    The Fort Dodge Messenger - Nov 12 9:14 PM
    Months of flips, lifts and the most pyramids this side of Egypt recently paid off for the cheerleaders of St. Edmond High School.

  • Envoys: Hamas Accepts Peace Talk Plan Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 12 11:28 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The Arab League called Sunday for an international peace conference with Israel, and diplomats said the Hamas-led Palestinian government accepted. Foreign Minister Mahmoud Zahar, of the ruling Hamas group, endorsed a statement by Arab foreign ministers calling for a peace conference during a meeting in Cairo, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to

  • Palestinian minister accepts proposal for Palestinian-Israeli peace talks Open this result in new window
    CNews - Nov 12 2:22 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The Palestinian foreign minister accepted an Arab proposal on Sunday for a peace conference to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Arab diplomats said.

  • Al-Ahly's players say determination helps them defend African title Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 7:41 PM
    Players of Al-Ahly, Egypt's best soccer club who beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia on Saturday night to retain their African Champions League title, said they went to Tunisia with determination to win their continental title, local soccer website filgoal.com reported Sunday.

  • Neo-Cons Worry Bush Will Raise White Flag in Middle East Open this result in new window
    Fox News - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    President Bush's nomination of Robert Gates to be secretary of defense and other recent administration moves have raised concerns and even open disdain among some members of the 'neo-conservative' wing of the Republican Party.

  • Lebanese FM scraps plan to attend Cairo meeting Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 5:06 PM
    Lebanese Foreign Minister Fawzi Salloukh has decided not to travel to Egypt for an emergency Arab League meeting following the deepening of political schism in Lebanon, local media reported on Sunday.

  • In Wake of War, Israel Steps Up Effort Against Gaza Tunnels Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 13 5:41 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- The Zughraiby farm a quarter-mile from the Egyptian border is a mound of crumbled cinder block and twisted tin roofing. Israeli forces arrived two weeks ago, used loudspeakers to warn the family to leave, then collapsed the house and outbuildings with explosives.