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  • Egypt rejects training Somali Islamists in arms embargo violation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:00 PM
    Egypt became the latest in a string of countries to deny accusations by UN experts of violating a 1992 arms embargo on Somalia by training gunmen loyal to a powerful Islamic movement.
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  • Two tonnes of explosives found in Egypt's Sinai Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 1:49 AM
    More than two tonnes of explosives have been uncovered in Egypt's northern Sinai peninsula, a security source has told AFP.
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  • Egypt minister in headscarf row Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 6:06 AM
    Egypt's Culture Minister, Farouk Hosni, faces calls to resign after saying that wearing the Islamic headscarf is "regressive".
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  • Somalia: Egypt Denies Support to the Islamic Courts Union in Somalia Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 1:11 PM
    Egypt on Monday dropped as unfounded allegations, reports of support to the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) in Somalia, and to violations of the arms embargo imposed by the UN on Somalia.
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  • Icelandic volcano caused historic famine in Egypt, says Rutgers-based team Open this result in new window
    EurekAlert! - Nov 21 8:36 AM
    NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- An environmental drama played out on the world stage in the late 18th century when a volcano killed 9,000 Icelanders and brought a famine to Egypt that reduced the population of the Nile valley by a sixth.
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  • China pip Egypt to keep hopes alive Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Nov 21 4:00 PM
    SAITAMA, Japan: Asian silver medallists China kept their second stage hopes alive by beating Egypt for their second win in four games at the men's World Volleyball Championships yesterday.
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  • Egypt veil minister dares not step out of home Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 21 9:24 AM
    CAIRO - Egypts Culture Minister Faruq Hosni said on Tuesday he dares not step outside his front door because of the hostility fanned by critics after his comment that wearing the veil was a backward trend.
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  • Sudan, Egypt, Libya have Darfur summit on Tuesday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 8:26 AM
    The leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Libya will meet in Libya on Tuesday to discuss the conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, the Egyptian state news agency MENA said on Monday.
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  • Two tons of explosives found in Egypt's Sinai Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 21 4:32 AM
    CAIRO -- More than two tons of explosives have been uncovered in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, a security source said Tuesday.
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  • Two tonnes of explosives found in Egypts Sinai Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 21 1:29 AM
    CAIRO - More than two tonnes of explosives have been uncovered in Egypts northern Sinai peninsula, a security source told AFP on Tuesday. Around two and a quarter tonnes (5,040 pounds) of TNT explosives were found in the Gebel Maghara area, in northern Sinai, the source said.
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  • Time To Recognize Failure Of Israel-Egypt Treaty Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Nov 20 10:31 PM
    Ninety-two percent of respondents in a recent poll of 1,000 Egyptians over the age of 18 called Israel an enemy state. In contrast, a meager 2% saw Israel as "a friend to Egypt." These hostile sentiments express themselves in many ways, including a popular song titled "I Hate Israel," venomously anti-Semitic political cartoons, bizarre conspiracy theories, and terrorist attacks against visiting
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  • Egypt's NDP attacks minister for veil remark Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 21 2:02 AM
    Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party has joined the opposition Muslim Brotherhood in attacking Culture Minister Farouk Hosni for saying that wearing the Muslim headscarf was a "step backwards".
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  • China survives to beat Egypt at men's volleyball Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Nov 21 1:30 AM
    China survived from two sets down and seven match points in the third set to beat Egypt 3-2 in a thrilling five-set clash in the 2006 men's volleyball World Championships here on Tuesday.
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  • Egypt Arrests More Bloggers Open this result in new window
    Slashdot - Nov 20 5:52 PM
    2think writes "The BBC is reporting that after bloggers highlighted recent public sexual harassment within view of Egyptian police, the government of Egypt has been arresting bloggers." From the article: "The most recently detained blogger, Abdel Kareem Nabil, was detained in Alexandria on 6 November and was charged with disrupting public order, inciting religious hatred and defaming the
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  • Egypt stresses talks to settle Iran's N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Nov 20 5:46 PM
    Iran - Egypt - Nuclear Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Monday that negotiations would be the only means of resolving the Iran nuclear dispute.
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  • Egypt to import wheat from Kazakhstan Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 20 5:06 PM
    Egypt Monday signed a contract worth some 29 million U.S. dollars with Kazakhstan to import 120,000 tons of wheat from the central Asian nation, the Egyptian Ministry said in a press release.
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  • Egypt's ruling NDP attacks minister for veil remark Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Nov 20 8:33 AM
    CAIRO, 7:48 a.m. Nov. 20 (REUTERS): Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) joined the opposition Muslim Brotherhood on Monday in attacking Culture Minister Farouk Hosni for saying that wearing the Muslim headscarf was a 'step backwards'.
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  • Timeline: Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 3:48 AM
    A chronology of key events
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  • Nine killed, 11 injured in Egypt minibus crash Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 21 5:53 PM
    NINE people were killed and 11 others injured today when a minibus collided head-on with a passenger car on a highway south of Cairo.
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  • Growing ire follows Egypt minister's comments on veil Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 6:59 AM
    A political and religious storm sparked by Egypt's culture minister criticising the ever-growing popularity of the Islamic veil has snowballed into a fully fledged national affair.
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  • Central Bank of Egypt selects Integrated Data Center Solutions from Sun Microsystems and strategic partner Promise Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Nov 20 6:33 AM
    In its efforts to modernize and restructure the technological infrastructure, and renovate work mechanism using IT solutions and applications, the Central Bank of Egypt today announced a partnership with Sun Microsystems, the world's leading IT Company.
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  • Growing ire follows Egypt MP's comments on veil Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 20 3:55 AM
    CAIRO -- A political and religious storm sparked by Egypt's culture minister criticizing the ever-growing popularity of the Islamic veil snowballed Sunday into a fully fledged national affair.
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  • Nine dead, 11 hurt in Egypt minibus crash Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 21 3:03 PM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and 11 others injured on Tuesday when a minibus collided head-on with a passenger car on a highway south of the Egyptian capital, security sources ...
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  • Egypt's Mubarak seeks new candidacy rules Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Nov 20 12:23 AM
    Egypt's long-serving president on Sunday asked parliament to amend an article of the constitution that critics say was tailored to allow his son to succeed him.
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  • Lebanon Slaying Dims Overture Chances Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    CAIRO, Egypt -- It's another body blow for Lebanon -- and for the whole Mideast, already reeling from the Iraq war. The assassination of a prominent anti-Syrian politician puts sharp focus on the role Syria and Iran are believed to play in Lebanon's growing troubles.
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  • Mubarak calls for amendment of Egypt's constitution Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Nov 20 4:30 AM
    CAIRO, November 20 -- Egypt`s long-serving president asked parliament Sunday to amend an article of the constitution that critics say was tailored to allow his son to succeed him.
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  • Nine killed, 11 injured in Egypt minibus crash Open this result in new window
    Northern Territory News - Nov 21 5:41 PM
    NINE people were killed and 11 others injured today when a minibus collided head-on with a passenger car on a highway south of Cairo. The sources said the minibus collided with an oncoming car when it tried to overtake another vehicle on a desert highway.
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  • Egypt: Pharaohs Duo Go to England Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 1:44 PM
    Egyptian international duo, striker Amr Zaki and defender Wael Gomaa are linked with a move to the English Premiership during the next winter transfer window.
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  • INTERVIEW-Jailed Egypt opposition leader will not seek pardon Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 21 9:33 AM
    Source: Reuters By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Jailed Egyptian opposition politician Ayman Nour will not seek a pardon from President Hosni Mubarak but hopes to be released on medical grounds due to ...
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  • Nigeria/Egypt: Asamoah Makes Egypt Move Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 12:56 PM
    Ghanaian league top-scorer, Alex Asamoah, who plays for Ghanaian side, Ashanti Gold, is set to join the Egyptian club Ismaili.
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  • Egypt minister to be summoned by MPs over veil comments Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 8:17 AM
    Egytian Culture Minister Faruq Hosni is to face questioning by members of parliament after he described the wearing of the veil as regressive, the speaker said.
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  • Lebanon Slaying Dims Overture Chances Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - It's another body blow for Lebanon - and for the whole Mideast, already reeling from the Iraq war.
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  • Egypt arrests blogger Ayyoub Open this result in new window
    p2pnet.net - Nov 21 9:37 AM
    No reason given
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  • Mubarak sees Egypt's national security his prime responsibility Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 19 5:35 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Sunday that Egypt's national security was his prime responsibility and he could not accept any foreign interference in Egypt's domestic affairs.
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  • Egypt, China sign agreement to establish Confucius Institute in Egyptian-Chinese university Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 19 4:48 PM
    Egypt and China signed on Sunday at the Chinese embassy in Cairo a protocol for setting up an Egyptian-Chinese university, which would be home for a Confucius Institute.
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  • African mini-summit held in Tripoli to tackle Darfur issue Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 21 5:34 PM
    An in camera trilateral session of talks was held in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday to tackle Sudan's Darfur issue, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Egypt: Street Children Worst Hit By Violence, Experts Say Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 19 10:11 AM
    A culture where the rights of children, especially those living rough and homeless, are intrinsically protected has yet to emerge in Egypt, according to child experts and testimonies of children themselves.
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  • FIFA turns down Egyptian Al-Ahly's request to host Club World Cup Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 21 5:56 PM
    Egypt's best soccer club Al-Ahly's request to host the 2007 Club World Cup (CWC) in Cairo was turned down by FIFA, club board member Khaled Mortagi said on Monday.
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  • Muslim Brotherhood leader says Mubarak regime 'at odds with all sectors of society' Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Nov 21 2:23 PM
    Egypt's government is "at odds" with society within the country and constitutional amendments proposed by President Hosni Mubarak are "disingenuous," the deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mohammad Habib also said that the United States had given the "green light" for members.
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  • Egypt arrests another blog critic Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 20 2:52 AM
    Police in Cairo detain a blogger known as Ayyoub whose posts are critical of the Egyptian government.
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  • Blackburn and Spurs file appeals against sacking of players Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Nov 21 3:24 PM
    LONDON: Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur both appealed on Monday against the red cards issued to Turkish international Tugay and Egypt midfielder Hossam Ghaly during a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Ewood Park.
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  • Slaying dims chances of U.S. overture to Syria Open this result in new window
    CNews - Nov 21 1:26 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Its another body blow for Lebanon and for the whole Mideast, already reeling from the Iraq war. The assassination of a prominent anti-Syrian politician puts sharp focus on the role Syria and Iran are believed to play in Lebanons growing troubles.
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  • World unites in condemnation Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Nov 21 2:33 PM
    The international community voiced shock at the assassination on Tuesday of Lebanese Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel and the United States accused Syria and Iran of fomenting violence and instability in Lebanon. Russia, the European Union, Britain, Germany and France all voiced shock, without apportioning blame. Egypt, Jordan, Syria, the Gulf states and Iran.
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  • Sudan's Beshir to confer with neighbours on Darfur Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 11:01 AM
    The heads of state of Sudan, Egypt, Libya and the Central African Republic (CAR) are to hold a mini-summit Tuesday in Tripoli to discuss the regional impact of the violence in Darfur.
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  • Kenya: Why They Hailed Mubarak Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 11:42 AM
    President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt has come out openly and declared that he intends to stay in power as long as he lives. And for that, he received a standing ovation from both sides of the country's parliament.
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  • Kenya: Taekwondo - Martial Artists Jet in for Show Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 10:26 AM
    Cameroon, Guinea and Egypt are already in the country for the inaugural African taekwondo championship that begins tomorrow at Kasarani.
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  • Luxor Temple, Egypt Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Nov 19 3:08 AM
    The gift of the Nile. Egypt owes its very existence to the waters of the great river, which for thousands of years has made barren land fertile, given life to one of historys great civilizations, and sustained a population now approaching 80 million people.
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  • Spurs and Rovers lose appeals Open this result in new window
    FOXSPORTS.com.au - Nov 21 11:06 AM
    TOTTENHAM Hotspur's Egypt midfield player Hossam Ghaly was handed a three-game suspension overnight after the Football Association rejected the club's appeal over his red card against Blackburn Rovers on Monday (AEDT).
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  • AIRTECH 2006 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 21 1:22 PM
    The International Exhibition for Compressed Air Technology and Accessories is one of the largest and most complete displays of Compressed Air Technologies in the Middle East with Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands visitors. The event is held every year in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • Rovers and Spurs appeal against red cards Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 10:47 AM
    Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur have both appealed against the red cards issued to Turkish international Tugay and Egypt midfielder Hossam Ghaly during a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Ewood Park.
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  • HANDLING EXPO 2006 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 21 1:22 PM
    The International Exhibition for Material Handling and Storage Equipment is one of the largest and most complete displays of the Material Handling technology in the Middle East with Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands visitors. The event is held every year in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • MACTECH 2006 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 21 1:22 PM
    The International Exhibition for Machine Tools, Industrial Tools, Welding and Cutting Equipment is one of the largest and most complete displays of manufacturing technology in the Middle East with Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands visitors. The event is held every year in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • African leaders meet for Darfur peace summit Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 21 6:48 AM
    Source: Reuters By Salah Sarrar TRIPOLI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The leaders of Sudan, Egypt, Chad, Libya and Eritrea gathered in Libya on Tuesday to try to advance peace efforts in Darfur and repair frayed ties between ...
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  • Egypt detains blogger in random security check Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 1:40 PM
    Egyptian police detained an opposition blogger in a chance security check on Sunday, a human rights group said.
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  • "Children of Eden" gets lively revival at Civic Light Opera Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 21 12:10 AM
    From Broadway's "Godspell" (1971) to the DreamWorks animated film "The Prince of Egypt" (1998), Stephen Schwartz's musicals have often dealt...
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  • Egyptian famine linked to Iceland volcano Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 21 10:00 AM
    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they've found a link between an 18th-century volcanic eruption that killed 9,000 Icelanders and a severe famine in Egypt.
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  • Amnesty International decries Egypt's detention for 19 days of an Internet blogger Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Nov 18 9:13 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The rights watchdog Amnesty International has criticized Egypt for ordering the detention for 19 days of a blogger who is thought to have posted anti-government articles on the Web.
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  • New bird flu infection in poultry reported in northern Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 20 4:40 PM
    Some household poultry in the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria have been tested positive for the H5N1 virus, a government statement said Monday.
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  • Pride International Agrees to Multiyear Contracts for Semisubmersibles Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Nov 21 8:00 AM
    Pride International has reached an agreement to extend the existing contract on its deepwater semisubmersible Pride North America, operating offshore Egypt, for an additional three years.
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  • CAF and LOC to sign marketing and broadcast rights Open this result in new window
    Ghanaweb.com - Nov 21 10:07 AM
    Accra, Nov 21, GNA 96 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is to sign a marketing and broadcast rights contract with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Ghana 2008 in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday, December 20.
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  • Egypt's Mubarak vows reform but Islamists sceptical Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 8:51 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has reiterated his pledges for democratic and constitutional reform in an address to parliament that opposition Islamists criticised as stale and insincere.
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  • Uganda: Egypt Gives $5m for Hyacinth Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 20 9:03 AM
    Negotiations to have the aquatic weed project reviewed and extended have bore fruit.
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  • Lebanon Official Critical of Syria Is Assassinated Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    The assassination quickly inflamed tensions between the anti-Syrian coalition trying to hold its government together and the Syrian-allied opposition, led by Hezbollah.
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  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Nov 21 5:31 AM
    Egypt has become, after South Africa, the largest market for foreign direct investment (FDI) on the African continent.
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  • Egyptian police detain blogger Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 12:58 AM
    A blogger whose postings have been critical of the government was arrested less than a week after rights watchdog Amnesty International criticized Egypt for detaining the writer of another personal Web log.
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  • Newsview: Shiite Bloc Worries US Allies Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 20 10:58 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The fear of a powerful "Shiite bloc" has reached almost fever pitch across the Middle East, and some of America's crucial allies are among the most worried.
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  • [ACNS] A significant study exchange - Christians and Muslims learning about each other's faith Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Worldwide Faith News - Nov 21 10:35 AM
    A significant development and strengthening of the relationship betweenthe Anglican Communion and Al Azhar Al Sharif, the centre of Islamiclearning in Cairo, Egypt, has taken place during November through twosignificant study visits. The first is that of the Grand Mufti ofEgypt, His Eminence Dr Ali Gomaa, who delivered a talk at the Universityof Cambridge during the first week of November.
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  • Anti-Syrian leader killed in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    The assassination of Pierre Gemayel inflamed tensions between the anti-Syria coalition trying to hold its government together and the Syrian-allied opposition, led by Hezbollah.
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  • Egypt: Hundreds of Plainclothes Police Prevent Journalists From Covering Cairo Demonstration Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 20 7:39 AM
    Reporters Without Borders has protested against the harassment and intimidation of numbers of local and foreign journalists covering a demonstration against the sexual harassment of women in the capital, Cairo, on 14 November 2006.
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  • Egypt's Mubarak vows reform but Islamists skeptical Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 20 3:32 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reiterated his pledges for democratic and constitutional reform Sunday in an address to parliament that opposition Islamists criticized as stale and insincere.
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  • Nokia's Mobile Search finds its way to new corners of the world in the Middle East and beyond Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 21 1:37 AM
    Nokia today announced that Mobile Search has added new local directory providers from Al Wahda-Express Group of Companies, official publishers of Etisalat Yellow Pages, Saudi Arabia STC Yellow Pages and Egypt Yellow Pages to global markets, making it the online search tool for finding what you want in many parts of the world.
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  • Egypt hails UN General Assembly resolution on Israeli offensive in Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 18 6:49 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit Saturday welcomed the adoption of a resolution in the previous day by the United Nations General Assembly deploring the Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip, the official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Leaders Condemn Assassination of Lebanese Cabinet Minister Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 21 1:53 PM
    The assassination of Pierre Gemayel was widely condemned today as an act of terrorism that threatens to upend not only Lebanon?s stability, but also talks on regional peace initiatives.
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  • Egyptian regime at odds with society: Muslim Brotherhood deputy leader Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 20 10:23 PM
    LONDON - Egypts governing regime is at odds with society within the country and constitutional amendments proposed by President Hosni Mubarak are disingenuous, the deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood said in an interview published in the Financial Times on Tuesday.
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  • Beshir to confer with neighbours on Darfur Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 21 2:02 AM
    The heads of state of Sudan, Egypt, Libya and the Central African Republic are to hold a mini-summit in Tripoli to discuss the regional impact of the violence in Darfur.
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  • Egypt MPs demand debate over minister's veil remarks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 3:28 AM
    Eighty Egyptian lawmakers have called for a parliamentary debate to discuss Culture Minister Faruq Hosni's controversial remarks describing the Islamic veil as regressive, parliamentary sources said.
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  • Leaders to work to end crisis in Darfur Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:12 PM
    Arab and African leaders in Libya on Tuesday agreed to work together to end the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan, as the U.S. and U.N. pressed the African nation to spell out the conditions for its acceptance of an international peacekeeping force for the troubled area.
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  • Egyptian crackdown keeps Muslim Brotherhood in check Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 20 6:23 PM
    Egypt has banned leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood from travelling outside the country and prevented its members from running in trades union and student elections in the latest crackdown since the outlawed group won a fifth of the seats in parliament a year ago, according to a senior Brotherhood official.
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  • Egypt succeeds in first separate surgery on conjoined twins Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 18 7:25 PM
    The first separate operation on conjoined twins in Egypt achieved success in a public hospital in Cairo on Saturday, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Indian 'lost tribe' members find home in Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:39 PM
    Claiming to be descendants of an ancient "lost" tribe, a first batch of some 50 Indian immigrants who converted to Judaism has started a new life in Israel amid tears and a warm welcome.
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  • African leaders hold mini-summit on Darfur Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 21 10:20 AM
    TRIPOLI, Libya (Reuters) -- Six African leaders met Tuesday to try to advance peace efforts in Darfur and repair frayed ties between neighbors Sudan and Chad, whose border region has been destabilized by Darfur's worsening violence.
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  • Explosives found in Sinai Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Nov 21 2:21 AM
    CAIRO - More than two tons of explosives have been uncovered in Egypts northern Sinai peninsula, a security source said. "Around two and a quarter tons of TNT explosives were found in the Gebel Maghara area," in northern Sinai, the source said.
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  • Pride International Agrees to Multiyear Contracts for Semisubmersibles Open this result in new window
    FinanzNachrichten - Nov 20 8:19 PM
    HOUSTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pride International, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. announced today that it reached agreement to extend the existing contract on its deepwater semisubmersible Pride North America, operating offshore Egypt, for an additional three years.
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  • Performance of Arab stock markets in Q3 Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Nov 21 12:36 AM
    The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) published in its periodical bulletin the performance of 15 Arab stock markets for the third quarter of 2006. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Egypt, Qatar, Morocco, Jordan, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Tunis, Sudan, Palestine, and Algeria were included.
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  • Egyptian police find explosives, arms in Sinai Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 20 3:03 PM
    Source: Reuters ISMAILIA, Egypt, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Egyptian police found 2-1/4 tonnes of explosives and large quantities of weapons, including anti-tank mines and rocket-propelled grenades in central Sinai on Monday ...
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  • Mubarak, Ghaddafi, Bashir to meet on Darfur situation Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 20 5:05 PM
    Leaders of Egypt, Libya and Sudan will hold a summit meeting in Tripoli on Tuesday to probe the Darfur situation, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported on Monday.
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  • Etisalat looks to grow Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 20 7:37 PM
    Etisalat is looking to expand its operations by making more acquisitions in 2007, Gulf News reported, citing CEO Mohammad Al Qemzi. The telco already operates in Saudi Arabia, and Sudan, and will soon have services running in Afghanistan and Egypt.
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  • Lieberman: Israel must retake control of Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Nov 18 3:39 PM
    Minister for Strategic Threats Avigdor Lieberman called Saturday morning for Israel to retake control over the Rafah crossing and the Philadelphi Route, on the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.
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  • AL chief says Darfur peacekeeping forces should come from Africa Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 20 5:34 PM
    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Amr Moussa said Monday that peacekeeping troops to be dispatched to Sudan's Darfur should be "African forces" under the African command and with the support of the UN, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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  • U.S. men lose at volleyball worlds Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 7:33 AM
    U.S. men lost their second straight match at the volleyball world championships Saturday, beaten by Bulgaria 30-28, 25-22, 25-21. The Americans (0-2) fell to Venezuela a day earlier and share last place with Iran in Group C. The 24-nation field is divided into four groups of six teams.
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  • egypt: A double-edged sword for Egypts Shiites Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Nov 20 12:49 AM
    The post-Saddam Hussein rise of Iraqs long-downtrodden Shiites, the popularity of Lebanons Hezballah movement and Irans growing influence have all contributed to a spectacular regional Shiite revival.
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  • Brazil advances at volleyball worlds, U.S. loses to Italy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 7:32 AM
    Defending champion Brazil defeated Australia in straight sets Tuesday to advance to the second round of the men's volleyball world championships. In Group C, world No. 2 Italy lost the first set to the United States but went on to win 22-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18 to advance to the second round with a 3-1 record.
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  • 10 Can't-Miss Events Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Nov 21 7:16 AM
    Iolani Prep Classic (Honolulu, Hawaii) Dec. 16-22, 2006
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  • Annan expects Sudan response soon on peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 21 7:06 AM
    GENEVA, Switzerland (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday he expected Sudan's government to respond within two days on outstanding issues of an agreement signed last week that would allow U.N. peacekeepers into Darfur.
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  • NW Ind native feels at home in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Times of Northwest Indiana - Nov 19 10:41 PM
    On a whim he sent his resume to an American company that provided staffing for U.S. construction projects abroad. In a few days he was invited to Arizona for an interview. Within 18 months he was working in the Middle East and he's been there ever since.
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  • Where Spirit Meets Stone Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - Nov 21 1:56 PM
    Whether centuries old or just-built, houses of worship tend to embody the spiritual side of architecture
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  • Egypt Islamists demand minister quit over veil remarks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 7:08 AM
    Egypt's largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for Culture Minister Faruq Hosni to be sacked for saying the wearing of Islamic veils was a "regressive" trend.
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  • HP Earns High Marks From Independent Research Firm for IT Asset Management Software Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Nov 20 1:20 PM
    HP announced today that it is hosting the HP IT Asset Management roadshow that is currently visiting Dubai, KSA and Egypt.
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  • Ghana's growing optimism Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 3:04 PM
    Ghana has clocked up economic expansion of about 6% a year, near the top of the African growth league.
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  • Next television or movie in Egypt could be co-produced by Singaporean Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Singapore News - Nov 18 2:17 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt: The next television programme or movie in Egypt could be co-produced by a Singaporean.
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