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  • Egypt students protest minister's anti-veil remarks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 6:39 AM
    Around 800 students have rallied at Minya University in southern Egypt to protest Culture Minister Faruq Hosni's comments that wearing the veil was regressive.
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  • Egypt's famed soccer player nominated for top African award Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Mohamed Abou-Treika, one of the most famous Egyptian players who plays for Egypt's best soccer club Al-Ahly, was short-listed on Wednesday for the 2006 African Player of the Year award, local soccer website filgoal.com reported.
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  • Egypt's international to join Manchester City: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 22 6:31 PM
    Egypt's famed club Zamalek striker Amr Zaki is tipped to join English Premiership Manchester City after the Cairo club said they are ready to sell him in January should the Premiership side open the talks in a week, local soccer website filgoal.com reported on Wednesday.
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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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  • Egypt students protest minister's anti-veil remarks Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 22 7:56 AM
    MINYA, Egypt -- Around 800 students rallied at Minya University in southern Egypt Wednesday to protest against culture minister Farouk Hosni's comments that wearing the veil was regressive, police said.
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  • Icelandic Volcano Caused Historic Famine In Egypt, Study Shows Open this result in new window
    Science Daily - Nov 22 3:11 AM
    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. A study by three scientists demonstrates a connection between these two widely separated events, and is the first to conclusively establish the linkage between high-latitude eruptions and the
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  • Egypt denies visa to Pakistani Islamist leader Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Nov 22 2:03 AM
    Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) A top Islamist politician Qazi Hussain Ahmad, who is the leader of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) that shares power in Pakistan's Balochistan and North West Frontier Province (NWFP), was denied visa by Egypt to attend the World Assembly of Muslim Youth held early this month.
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  • Egypt denies visa to Pak's Islamist alliance leader Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 22 10:50 AM
    Islamabad, Nov 22: Egypt has denied visa to a senior Pakistani leader who was scheduled to attend a conference in the country.
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  • Egypt denies training Somali Islamists Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 22 1:02 AM
    ADDIS ABABA -- Egypt Tuesday 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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  • Egypt 'veil' minister dares not step out of home Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 22 1:11 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's culture minister Farouk Hosni said Tuesday that 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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  • Egypt denies visa to Pakistani Islamist leader Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Nov 22 3:06 AM
    A top Islamist politician Qazi Hussain Ahmad, who is the leader of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, was denied visa by Egypt to attend the World Assembly of Muslim Youth.
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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, SAUDIS HOLD MILITARY EXERCISE Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Nov 22 12:23 AM
    CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt and Saudi Arabia have concluded a military exercise. The two countries completed their second naval exercise, dubbed "Mirajan-10," on Nov. 16 off the Egyptian coast. The 10-day exercise was designed to enhance maritime patrol and other naval skills.
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  • Egypt's 'veil' minister dares not step out Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 22 2:32 AM
    Egypt's Culture Minister Faruq Hosni has said that 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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  • Crisis escalates over Egypt culture minister's veil remarks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 8:39 AM
    The furore over the Egyptian culture minister's anti-veil remarks has escalated into a fully fledged crisis as a cross-party political campaign denounced by intellectuals gained momentum.
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  • Egypt minister in headscarf row Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 6:03 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 1:07 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 8:33 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 4:03 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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  • 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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  • Egypt veil minister dares not step out of home Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Nov 21 9:11 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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  • MMA condemns Egypt of not issuing visa to Qazi Open this result in new window
    Pakistani Newspaper - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    RAWALPINDI, Nov 22 (NNI): Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal has strongly condemned the Egyptian government of not issuing visa to the MMA President Qazi Hussain Ahmad.
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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 1:31 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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  • 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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  • Time To Recognize Failure Of Israel-Egypt Treaty Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Nov 20 10:23 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: Blogger's Detention Extended for Another 15 Days Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 22 10:29 AM
    HRinfo condemns the extension of Abdel Karim Suliman Amer's detention for an additional 15 days. The blogger, also known as Kareem Amer, is in detention while being investigated only because he practiced the basic right to express his own thoughts on his blog.
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  • China survives to beat Egypt at men's volleyball Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Nov 21 1:40 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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  • Qazi Hussain refused Egypt visa Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    LAHORE The Egyptian government has refused a visa to MMA President and Jamaat-i-Islami Amir Qazi Hussain Ahmad. The MMA leader was invited by the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) as chief guest in a conference scheduled in the Egyptian capital of Cairo in the second week of November.
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  • Hamas and Egypt to discuss prisoner exchange Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    DAMASCUS: Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal arrived in Cairo on Thursday to discuss Egyptian mediation efforts for a prisoner exchange between the Palestinian movement and Israel, a high-level Hamas member said.
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  • Egypt: Hundreds of Plainclothes Police Prevent Journalists From Covering Cairo Demonstration Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 22 7:35 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 passenger train hits truck, 22 hurt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 22 3:07 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - At least 22 people were injured on Wednesday when an Egyptian passenger train collided with a truck in the town of Zagazig, north of the Egyptian capital, security sources ...
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  • Egypt Arrests More Bloggers Open this result in new window
    Slashdot - Nov 20 5:45 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 to import wheat from Kazakhstan Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 20 5:15 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 minister in dock over veil remarks Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Nov 21 10:33 PM
    Nearly 1,000 students protested at a top Egyptian Islamic university on Tuesday against the culture minister after he criticized the Muslim veil, and dozens of lawmakers demanded his removal.
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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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  • Sir Edward Ford Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 22 4:16 PM
    Edward William Spencer Ford, courtier: born Repton, Derbyshire 24 July 1910; Tutor to Prince Farouk of Egypt 1936-37; called to the Bar, Middle Temple 1937; Assistant Private Secretary to King George VI 1946-52, to Queen Elizabeth II 1952-67, Extra Equerry 1955; MVO 1949, KCVO 1957, GCVO 1998; CB 1952, KCB 1967; Secretary, Pilgrim Trust 1967-75; Secretary and Registrar, Order of Merit 1975-2003;
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  • Craps was invented long ago in Egypt and today Casino Hotels signify this Open this result in new window
    Online Casino Reports - Nov 22 5:41 AM
    The world of gambling has come a long way since its early days. It is unnecessary to describe today's gambling world, with land based casinos hosting the best entertainment and most luxurious hotels, and online casinos offering an equally terrific, virtual form of entertainment.
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  • Egypt passenger train hits truck, 22 hurt Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 22 3:32 AM
    Twenty-two Egyptians were injured when an Egyptian passenger train collided with a truck in the town of Zagazig, north of Cairo, security sources have said
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  • Egypt passenger train hits truck, 22 hurt Open this result in new window
    Arab Times - Nov 22 3:12 AM
    CAIRO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - At least 22 people were injured on Wednesday when an Egyptian passenger train collided with a truck in the town of Zagazig, north of the Egyptian capital, security sources said.
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  • Roundup: exiled Hamas leader arrives in Cairo on unexpected visit Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 22 5:43 PM
    The exiled leader of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Khaled Meshaal arrived in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Wednesday night on a surprise visit, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Timeline: Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 3:50 AM
    A chronology of key events
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  • Egypt minibus crash kills nine, injures 11 Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 22 1:02 AM
    Nine Egyptians were killed and 11 injured when when a minibus collided head-on with a passenger car on a highway south of Cairo, security sources have said.
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  • Minister faces questioning by MPs in Egypt veil row Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Nov 22 2:04 AM
    CAIRO: Egyptian 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 yesterday.
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  • Kenya: Egyptian Goods to Be Returned Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 22 3:20 PM
    A container with poultry products is to be shipped back to Egypt after it was seized at Mombasa port this week.
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  • Nine killed, 11 injured in Egypt minibus crash Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 21 5:49 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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  • Slaying's ripple effect: trouble for U.S. Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Nov 22 2:24 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- It's another body blow for Lebanon -- and for the whole Mideast, 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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  • 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 3:56 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 2:52 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 12:13 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 - Nov 21 7:52 PM
    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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  • Mugeyi sets scoring target...and he has no club Open this result in new window
    New Zimbabwe - Nov 22 4:25 PM
    HE MISSED Zimbabwe's golden opportunity at the 2004 African Cup of Nations against Egypt in Tunisia and is now without a club in South Africa, and yet ageing Wilfred Mugeyi still has ambitions.
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  • Mubarak calls for amendment of Egypt's constitution Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Nov 20 4:34 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 5:50 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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  • Arab and African leaders held a mini-summit on Darfur in Libya, where they agreed to work together to resolve the  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Nov 22 9:27 AM
    The presidents of Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Eritrea and the Central African Republic met in Tripoli on Tuesday amid rising impatience from both the United States and United Nations , who pressure the Sudanese government to fully accept a plan that would allow the deployment of an international peacekeeping force in Darfur.
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  • Arab and African leaders held a mini-summit on Darfur on Tuesday, in which they agreed to work together to resolve the  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Nov 22 9:12 AM
    The presidents of Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Eritrea and the Central African Republic met in Libya on Tuesday amid rising impatience from both the United States and United Nations, who pressure the Sudanese government to fully accept a plan that would allow the deployment of an international peacekeeping force in Darfur.
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  • Ghana: CAF And LOC to Sign Marketing And Broadcast Rights Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 22 9:21 AM
    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: Pharaohs Duo Go to England Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 21 1:53 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 9:37 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 12:51 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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  • Posted: 22-11-2006 , 11:42 GMT Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Nov 22 4:48 AM
    Staff and consultants from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and LiveCorp are currently in Egypt following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Egypt and Australia, a necessary step in resumption of Australian live exports to Egypt.
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  • Slaying in Lebanon is a blow for the entire Mideast Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Nov 22 12:05 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt It's another body blow for Lebanon -- and for the whole Mideast, already reeling from the Iraq war.
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  • Job Description: Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Nov 22 4:24 AM
    Skilled and Technical Services have benn instructed to URGENTLY resourcea Subsea Controls and Umbilical Engineer for their operations in Italy and Egypt.
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  • Egypt stresses talks to settle Iran's N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Nov 19 11:58 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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  • Rare anti-female circumcision conference held Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 22 5:03 AM
    Prominent Muslim scholars from around the world, including conservative religious leaders from Egypt and Africa, have met to speak out against female genital mutilation at a conference on the practice. Nadia Abou El-Magd reports.
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  • Notable advancement in Egyptian banking sector Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 22 4:50 AM
    Sheikh Tariq Bin Faisal Al Qassimi, Chairman of Emirates Investment Group and Chairman of Emirates Global Islamic Bank, has recently met with Dr. Hatem Al Qaranshawi, Deputy Governor of the Arab Monetary Fund of Egypt and the Executive Board Member of Central Bank of Egypt to discuss development plans and the advancement of the Egyptian banking sector.
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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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  • Cheney to visit Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 6:11 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney will leave for Saudi Arabia the day after Thanksgiving for talks with King Abdullah. The vice president's office said Wednesday that Cheney would meet with Abdullah on Saturday to discuss developments in the Middle East, then return to Washington with no other stops planned.
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  • Massive Icelandic volcanic eruption caused historic 18th century Egyptian famine Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Nov 22 12:48 AM
    Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A study by three scientists from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and a collaborator from the University of Edinburth, Scotland have found that an a volcanic eruption that killed around 9000 people in Iceland in the late 18th century, brought a famine to Egypt that reduced the population of the Nile Valley by a sixth. The scientists used a computer model
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  • Egypt arrests blogger Ayyoub Open this result in new window
    p2pnet.net - Nov 21 9:36 AM
    No reason given
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  • Thousands mourn slain minister in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 22 6:44 PM
    The first day of mourning for Pierre Gemayel, 34, was Lebanon's Independence Day, but celebrations were canceled. Left, family and friends mourn at Gemayel's family home in Bekfaya, Lebanon.
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  • Lebanon Slaying Dims Overture Chances Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 21 7:48 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - It's another body blow for Lebanon - and for the whole Mideast, already reeling from the Iraq war.
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  • Veil row minister wont step outside Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Nov 22 2:03 AM
    CAIRO: Egypts Culture Minister Faruq Hosni said yesterday 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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  • Mubarak sees Egypt's national security his prime responsibility Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 19 5:44 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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  • Vice president to visit Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 1:46 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney will leave for Saudi Arabia the day after Thanksgiving for talks with King Abdullah.
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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 4:39 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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  • Fantasy of the Pharoahs Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 21 11:05 PM
    Regional instability has not dulled investor interest in the Red Sea, with the futuristic Serrenia development underway in Egypt. Homi Mullan, VC, Vantage Real Estate says having an international port and private airstrip gives Serennia an edge over other regional luxury developments.
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  • Israel steps up its offensive in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 2:03 PM
    Israel stepped up its offensive against Palestinian rocket squads on Wednesday, sending troops and tanks into two Gaza towns in a sign that intensified diplomatic efforts are facing tough obstacles.
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  • Israel approves more Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 1:49 PM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday decided to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in the Gaza Strip but had not ordered a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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  • Israel moves against Hamas as Gaza violence persists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 11:18 AM
    Israel authorized military operations against Hamas institutions and targeted killings against anyone behind "terrorist attacks" in a bid to counter Palestinian rocket fire.
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  • News Analysis: From Lebanon, a ripple effect Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 22 3:45 PM
    The assassination of Pierre Gemayel was felt not only in Lebanon, but also in capitals throughout the region and the West. Left, thousands of mourners paid their respects.
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  • Israel approves more Gaza operations, 4 killed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 11:20 AM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday agreed to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in the Gaza Strip but had not ordered a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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  • Six northeastern African leaders meet on regional issues including Darfur dispute Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 21 6:59 PM
    Six northeastern African leaders held a six-way summit Tuesday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli to discuss regional issues including the one over Sudan's western region of Darfur, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • AL chief denounces assassination of Lebanese minister Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 21 6:43 PM
    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Amr Moussa Tuesday strongly condemned the assassination of Lebanese Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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  • EXHIBITION OF EGYPTIAN ARTISTS OPENS IN BAKU Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Nov 22 12:42 AM
    The exhibition of Egyptian artists opened Tuesday at the Art Exhibition Hall in Baku. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Azerbaijans Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Qarayev said the event would help deepen the bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Egypt.
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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 5:29 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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  • Massive Icelandic volcanic eruption caused historic 18th century Egyptian famine Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 22 1:05 AM
    Washington, Nov 22 : A study by three scientists from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and a collaborator from the University of Edinburth, Scotland have found that an a volcanic eruption that killed around 9000 people in Iceland in the late 18th century, brought a famine to Egypt that reduced the population of the Nile Valley by a sixth.
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  • U.N. to Deny Reactor Help for Iran, Diplomats Say Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 22 9:03 AM
    The International Atomic Energy Agency has decided against providing technical help for Iran in building a nuclear reactor that the United States fears could be used to fuel a weapons program, Western diplomats said today.
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  • Israel to move against Hamas as Gaza violence persists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 6:15 AM
    Israel has authorised military operations against Hamas institutions and targeted killings of those behind "terrorist attacks" in a bid to counter Palestinian rocket fire.
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  • Egypt: Street Children Worst Hit By Violence, Experts Say Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 19 10:05 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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  • 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 2:33 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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  • Israel security cabinet approves more Gaza operations Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 22 7:23 AM
    Israel's security cabinet on Wednesday agreed to press on with military raids and "targeted killings" in Gaza but did not order a large-scale assault in response to a wave of Palestinian rocket attacks.
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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 6:01 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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  • Threads that lead to a Turkey Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 22 7:08 AM
    The assassination of Lebanese Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel yesterday and the inevitable connection to Syria and Hezbollah puts the kibosh of the dream of a grand regional solution to Iraq, a solution I questioned yesterday.Christian Gemayel was an outspoken Syria critic, but whether President Bush is right or not in his immediate impulse to point fingers at Syria and Iran, the hard lesson for
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  • Super 25 boys basketball rankings Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 22 7:20 AM
    The season's first USA TODAY Super 25 boys basketball rankings have Oak Hill Academy of Mouth of Wilson, Va., as the No. 1 team in the nation after starting out the season with a 7-0 record. Behind Oak Hill is Norcross, Ga., Dematha in Hyattsville, Md., St. Patrick in Elizabeth, N.J., and Huntington, W. Va.
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  • The Oval: How Bush Could Stabilize Mideast Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 22 2:36 PM
    President Bush can help stabilize the entire Middle East by concentrating on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But he'll need all the region's players to do it.
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  • Egypt arrests another blog critic Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 20 2:48 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 3:26 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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