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  • Hamas PM leaves for Egypt on first foreign tour Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 6:56 AM
    Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya, head of the Western-boycotted Hamas-lead government, has left for Egypt as he starts his first foreign tour since taking office.
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  • Muslim Brotherhood in ascent in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 2:00 AM
    Egypt's largest Islamic opposition group is asserting itself as the main challenger to President Hosni Mubarak's autocratic regime, overshadowing secular reform groups a year after winning nearly one-fifth the seats in parliament.
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  • Egypt to Spend $5 Billion on Suez, Allow Supertankers (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 28 10:28 AM
    Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Egypt plans to spend at least $5 billion over five years to expand the Suez Canal, speeding up Middle East oil shipments to Europe and the U.S. and increasing revenue from the world's longest man-made waterway.
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  • India, Egypt sign MoU on IT, communication sectors Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Nov 28 8:59 AM
    India - Egypt - IT Sectors India and Egypt on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of Information Technology (IT) and Communication sectors.
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  • Hamas PM leaves for Egypt Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 28 9:52 AM
    PALESTINIAN prime minister Ismail Haniya, head of the Western-boycotted Hamas-lead government, left for Egypt overnight, starting his first foreign tour since taking office, an official said.
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  • Indo-Egypt IT pact to strengthen high-tech cooperation Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Nov 28 8:00 AM
    Chennai, Nov. 28 (ANI): India and Egypt on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual co-operation in information technology (IT) and allied services. The pact was signed between the visiting Egyptian Information and Technology Minister Dr Tarek Kamel and the Union Information and Technology Minister Dayanidi Maran. Maran said the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and the
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  • Egypt becoming an Islamic state, say intellectuals Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 28 8:28 AM
    CAIRO -- Intellectuals accused Egypt's embattled culture minister Tuesday of caving in to Islamist pressure by proposing to set up a religious committee tasked with supervising the country's artistic production.
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  • India, Egypt sign MoU on IT, communication sectors Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 28 10:47 AM
    Chennai, Nov 28: India and Egypt today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Information Technology and Communication sectors. Indian IT Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his Egyptian counterpart Tarel Kamel signed the MoU.
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  • Egypt: Country to Increase Imports From Kenya Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 28 7:37 AM
    Egypt is set to become Kenya's fifth importer of livestock products by early next year, a Cabinet minister has said.
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  • Indo-Egypt IT pact to strengthen high-tech cooperation Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 28 7:32 AM
    Chennai, Nov. 28 : India and Egypt on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual co-operation in information technology (IT) and allied services.
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  • Russia could help build NPP in Egypt - nuclear chief - 1 Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Nov 28 8:12 AM
    MOSCOW, November 28 (RIA Novosti) - Russia intends to take part in a tender to build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, the Russian nuclear chief said Tuesday.
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  • India signs MoU with Egypt for ICT cooperation Open this result in new window
    CIOL - Nov 28 4:58 AM
    CHENNAI: India and Egypt today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) implementation in health and educational sectors.
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  • India ready to share ICT expertise with Egypt Open this result in new window
    CIOL - Nov 28 3:12 AM
    NEW DELHI: Dr Shakeel Ahmad, minister of State for Communications & Information Technology has said that India is ready to share its expertise with Egypt in the field of e-governance, Information Security, Capacity building, IT Policy and IT industry promotion, Telecom Sector ,e-posts and setting up of IT parks.
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  • Fahmi: Egypt to play important role in gas exportation to Europe Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Nov 27 6:02 PM
    Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi said last week that Egypt was expected to play an important role in terms of natural gas exportation to Europe as part of a new EU trend to import natural gas from emerging markets and diversify its energy sources.
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  • The Market for Confectionery in Egypt Increased between 2000 and 2005, Growing at an Average Annual Rate of 2.3% Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 28 1:36 AM
    DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Confectionery in Egypt to 2010" to their offering.
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  • Kazakh president to visit Egypt on Thursday Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 27 5:37 PM
    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will start a private visit to Egypt on Thursday for talks with President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian presidential spokesman Suleiman Awad said on Monday.
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  • India, Egypt to sign MoU on ICT sector Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Nov 27 9:20 PM
    New Delhi, Nov 27: India and Egypt will sign a bilateral agreement tomorrow on cooperation in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sectors.
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  • Petrofac Wins Gas Plant Contract in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Nov 27 3:39 PM
    Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has been awarded an additional lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) scope by Khalda Petroleum Company (KPC) to build its fourth gas processing train at Salam area in Egypt's Western Desert.
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  • Russian companies to develop gas field sin Egypt Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Nov 27 2:03 PM
    CAIRO, November 27 (Itar-Tass) --The Russian gas company NOVATEK (NVTK) and Egypts EGAS and Tharwa Petroleum on Monday signed two memorandums of understanding.
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  • Egypt: Sportfishing - Angolans At Deep Sea Championship in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 27 1:37 PM
    Angola will participate with two teams at the senior male deep sea World Cup, scheduled for February 2007 in Egypt, ANGOP learnt from an official source, in Luanda.
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  • Violence and arrests mar second round of Egypt polls Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 27 10:11 AM
    The second round of Egypt's month-long legislative elections turned violent yesterday and the opposition Muslim Brotherhood said scores of its supporters had been detained.
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  • Palestinian Hamas PM to visit Egypt Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Nov 27 7:33 AM
    CAIRO, November 27 -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneya will visit Egypt on Tuesday for talks on the Palestinian national unity government and a prisoners' swap, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported Monday.
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  • Bodies of smugglers found in Gaza-Egypt tunnel Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 27 3:47 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza -- The bodies of two smugglers were discovered overnight in a collapsed tunnel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, a Palestinian medical source said Monday.
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  • Egypt, Equatorial Guinea agree to upgrade diplomatic ties Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 28 3:38 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met visiting President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday and the two leaders agreed on upgrading bilateral diplomatic relations.
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  • Egypt veil MP back at work after weeklong isolation Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 27 1:56 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's culture minister Farouk Hosni who caused a furor by saying that wearing the veil was a backward trend, returned to work Sunday after a weeklong seclusion at home, his office said.
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  • Egypt 'veil' minister back at work after week-long isolation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 26 2:53 AM
    Egypt's Culture Minister Faruq Hosni who caused a furore by saying that wearing the veil was a backward trend, has returned to work after a week-long seclusion at home, his office said.
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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-11-27 14:50 GMT: Petrofac says won further contract in Egypt, worth extra 175 mln usd Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Nov 27 7:13 AM
    LONDON (AFX) - Petrofac said it has won a further contract to build its fourth gas processing train at Salam area in Egypt's Western Desert, worth an extra 175 mln usd.
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  • The United Bank chooses Misys Equation as its core banking system in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 27 3:20 AM
    Misys Banking Systems, a global leader in banking software and solutions, announces today that its core banking system, Misys Equation, has been selected by The United Bank to help optimise inter-branch communications and reporting for the bank's head-office and its branch network, currently comprising over 40 locations across Egypt, but set to expand further.
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  • Newsview: Views Vary on Mideast Troubles Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 28 12:37 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Mideast leaders President Bush is meeting this week hold starkly different views from his: They consider Iraq to be in a violent civil war, support outreach to Iran to redirect its growing power and, above all, see Palestinian peace as key to calming the region.
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  • Egypt, 7.2% economic growth Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 26 9:20 PM
    Egypt's economy grew at a rate equivalent to 7.2% a year in the July-September quarter, compared with 5.3% in the same period last year, reported Reuters. In the last financial year, which ended June 30, GDP grew by 6.9%, a level not seen since the 1980s.
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  • Apache to Build Fourth Gas Processing Train at Salam Plant on Egypt's Khalda Concession Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 27 6:15 AM
    Apache Corporation today announced that the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company have approved construction of a fourth processing train at the Salam natural gas plant on Apache's Khalda Concession in Egypt's Western Desert.
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  • Egypt hails Gaza ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Nov 27 2:11 AM
    NICOSIA - Egypt has hailed the Gaza Strip ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians, and called on all parties to respect and consolidate Saturdays agreement.
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  • FOXY BROWN TOSSED OUT OF RADIO INTERVIEW: Power 105.1s Egypt had enough of her non-answers. Open this result in new window
    Eurweb - Nov 27 12:12 AM
    *Rapper Foxy Brown tried to direct the flow of questioning during her interview on Power 105.1s Egypt and Ashy show and was given the boot for her efforts.
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  • MK Eldad: We Have Turned Our Fate Over to Hamas and Egypt Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Nov 27 1:15 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Knesset Member Aryeh Eldad (National Union) stated Monday morning that Israel "is turning over our fate to Hamas and Egypt." Speaking on Voice of Israel government radio, he blamed Egypt for allowing terrorists to smuggle weapons into the Gaza area.
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  • Hawkamah's first MENA conference issues Dubai Declaration on corporate governance Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 24 minutes ago
    Policy makers, regulators, representatives from regional and international organisations, and business leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa (representing countries of Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine National Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the UAE) gathered at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) to issue the Dubai
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  • Western donors have cut financial aid to the Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Nov 28 2:48 PM
    Mahmoud Zahar, the Palestinian foreign minister, has crossed into the Gaza Strip from Egypt with $20 million.
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  • Attack on hijab sparks fury in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 27 6:26 PM
    The Islamic headscarf, or hijab, has been arousing controversy not only in the west.
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  • Palestinian minister carries $20m into Gaza Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 28 2:42 PM
    GAZA: Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud al-Zahar of Hamas carried by hand $US20 million ($NZ29.71 million) in cash into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday across its border with Egypt, a Palestinian security source said.
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  • Egypt's Mubarak to visit three European nations Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 27 4:22 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak would start from Dec. 6 a five-day European tour which would take him to Ireland, France and Germany, presidential spokesman Suliman Awwad announced Monday.
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  • Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 7:57 AM
    A hotel in Egypt, a lodge in Tanzania and a company that helped launch the idea of carbon-neutral travel are among the winners of Travel + Leisure magazine's Global Vision Awards.
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  • Egypt OKs natural gas work by Apache Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 27 10:07 AM
    CAIRO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Egyptian authorities have approved Apache Corp.'s plans to build another natural gas processing facility in the nation.
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  • Review of Arab Editorials Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 28 2:33 AM
    AMMAN -- A roundup of commentary from Arab newspapers November 27. Egypt's Al Gumhuriya welcomed Monday the truce declared between the Palestinians and Israelis, saying it deserves support from regional and international forces.
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  • Gehry's vision represents exciting blend of technology and art Open this result in new window
    The Salem News - Nov 28 9:36 AM
    Architecture has come a long way since the pharaohs commissioned the pyramids. Roughly 4,600 years ago, what got built - in Egypt anyway - were invariably large piles of stone artfully arranged by hand.
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  • Egypt: Country Remains Optimistic About Good Results in Somalia's Expected Talks Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Nov 27 9:39 AM
    The Egyptian government has shown optimism that Somalia's vying groups can meet and talk once again in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
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  • Tunnel under Gaza-Egypt border collapses Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Nov 25 7:19 PM
    A tunnel under the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt collapsed on Saturday. However, Palestinian security officials were not immediately able to say whether it was dug to smuggle contraband or weapons to Palestinian militants.
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  • Hip-Hop Rumors: Foxy Brown Off Def Jam? Open this result in new window
    allhiphop.com - Nov 27 7:39 PM
    Today's rumors are sponsored by Egypt and Ashy Larry! FOXY IS OFF DEF JAM! Yes, I saved this one for Monday, because I didn't want it to get caught up in the Thanksgiving hype!
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  • Serrenia sales director appointed Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Nov 28 2:35 AM
    Vantage Real Estate Development, the developer of the $2.7bn Serrenia project on Egypt's Red Sea coast, has appointed Alex Upson as global director of sales. Vantage has seconded Upson from Cluttons, the project's sales agent in the Gulf. Foster and Partners is the designer.
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  • In Amman Enemies, and Allies, Await Bush Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    When President Bush arrives to meet with Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq, there will be no shortage of people seeking to make him feel unwelcome.
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  • Presidents Diplomatic Push Moves Into High Gear Open this result in new window
    WKRN Nashville - Nov 28 4:23 AM
    A welcome ceremony in Estonia Monday night marked the beginning of President Bush's diplomatic mission abroad. Before he left, the President spoke about the worsening situation in Iraq. He admits the violence has reached a "new phase", but stopped short of calling the conflict a "civil war". While on air force one, the President spoke to the leaders of France and Egypt about...
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  • Rice, Abbas to hold meeting in West Bank Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 6:29 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice put Washington's heft behind new Mideast peace overtures on Tuesday, scheduling an unexpected meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas this week.
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  • Egypt: Reform priority in gov't policy Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Nov 27 6:01 PM
    Copyright & other notices Copyright 1995-2003 Arabic News.com, All Rights Reserved. Send comments & suggestions to the webmaster . ArabicNews.com and ArabicNews are trademarks of ArabicNews.com
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  • Bush rules out troop withdrawal until 'mission is complete' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 28 6:04 PM
    President Bush said today that he will be "flexible" in talks with Iraq's prime minister this week on the war in Iraq, but vowed not to withdraw U.S. troops "before the mission is complete."
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  • Haniyeh Leaves Gaza on Middle East Tour Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Nov 28 7:15 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh left Gaza on Tuesday for a round of visits to Egypt, Syria and Iran. The Hamas chairman has not left Gaza since taking office in a landslide victory at the polls in January.
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  • King wants Bush to refocus on Palestinian-Israeli conflict Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 28 3:46 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's king said he will press President Bush to focus more attention on resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict when the two meet this week.
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  • Apache to expand Egyptian operations Open this result in new window
    bizjournals.com via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 27 9:06 AM
    Apache Corp. has won approval from Egypt's national gas and petroleum companies to build a fourth processing facility at the Salam natural gas plant on Apache's Khalda Concession in Egypt's Western Desert.
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  • Super 25 boys basketball rankings Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 28 4:31 PM
    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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  • Iran leader blames U.S. for Iraq chaos Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 3:43 PM
    Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday blamed the United States for the chaos in Iraq and demanded the withdrawal of foreign forces, but also pledged his country's help in quelling the violence.
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  • Palestinian militant group says it won't abide by the cease-fire Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Nov 27 9:29 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A Palestinian militant group that has claimed responsibility for the June kidnapping of an Israeli soldier says it won't abide by a cease-fire with Israel.
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  • ITPO signs MoU with Egypt govt Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Nov 25 11:35 AM
    The Indian Trade Promotional Organisation (ITPO) and the General Organisation of International Exhibitions and Fairs, Cairo, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost trade between India and Egypt at the Pragati Maidan yesterday. The two-year agreement signed by executive director of ITPO, Rajiv Yadav, and Egyptian Ambassador E Hamid Higazy states that both the countries will not only
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  • CT scan: King Tut died of infection, not murdered Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 27 11:43 PM
    Egypt's young King Tutankhamun was laid to rest more than 3,300 years ago and now scientist believe they have laid to rest the popular and sensational theory his enemies bludgeoned him to death.
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  • Jordan's king to push different agenda Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 12:34 PM
    Jordan's king made clear Tuesday he will press for a renewed effort to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict when he meets with President Bush this week for talks in which the U.S. priority will likely be Iraq.
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  • Palestinian president welcomes Israeli PM overtures Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 1:59 PM
    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas welcomed as "positive" peace overtures from Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, stirring hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough amid a new truce.
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  • Tackling corruption Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Nov 28 1:42 AM
    Ever get frustrated by having to grease a few palms to ensure an errand runs smoothly? Millions of Egyptians feel the same way. This has been reflected by Egypt's position on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) developed by Transparency International.
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  • Experts find path round Internet firewalls Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 1:20 PM
    Canadian university researchers have developed software that will let users hop over governments' Internet firewalls, raising the prospect of unfettered Internet access in countries that have long tried to control how residents use the Web.
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  • Rice to press Abbas to assure ceasefire in Jericho meeting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 12:53 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will press Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to enforce a fragile ceasefire with Israel during a meeting Thursday in the West Bank, a senior official said.
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  • Mubarak, Annan on repercussions of the Darfur problem Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Nov 27 6:00 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak received a phone call last week from United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan. The phone contact focused on the latest developments on the Lebanese and the Palestinian arenas, along with the situation in the western Sudanese region of Darfur.
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  • Apache gets OK to expand Egyptian gas plant Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 27 10:57 AM
    Apache Corp. has received necessary approvals to build a fourth processing unit and increase output at its Salam natural gas plant in Egypt's Western Desert.
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  • Egyptian opposition reels under fresh state crackdown Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 6:42 AM
    The two forces lined up facing each other inside Ain Shams university campus, the space between them shrinking until the moment of engagement.
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  • Egypt Steps up Mediation for Israeli-Palestinian Prisoner Swap Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 25 8:16 AM
    Egypt is stepping up mediation efforts on an Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap. As Robert Berger reports from VOA's Jerusalem bureau, the focal point of the talks is a kidnapped Israeli soldier.
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  • Palestinian militant group says it won't abide by the cease-fire Open this result in new window
    WTOL 11 Toledo - Nov 27 6:04 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A Palestinian militant group that has claimed responsibility for the June kidnapping of an Israeli soldier says it won't abide by a cease-fire with...
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  • Experts urge extra billion dollars to fight bird flu Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 10:51 AM
    World donors must extend around an extra billion dollars to fight bird flu as the deadly virus spreads to ill-prepared countries in Africa and the Middle East, experts said.
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  • Rice to press Abbas on securing ceasefire during Jericho meeting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 11:21 AM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will press Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for renewed efforts to enforce a fragile ceasefire with Israel during a meeting Thursday in the West Bank town of Jericho, a senior official said.
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  • Jordan to urge Bush action on Israel-Palestinian conflict Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 11:08 AM
    Jordan plans to urge visiting US President George W. Bush to take action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a way of thwarting Iranian aims to destabilize the region, an official said.
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  • Man Seeks Apology For Alleged U.S. Torture Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 7 minutes ago
    Khaled El-Masri, Lebanese-born Muslim from Germany, says he spent five months in harsh captivity as a prisoner in the war on terrorism. ?I want an explanation, and I want an apology,? he told CBS News in an exclusive interview.
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  • Burundi stun Zambia in Challenge Cup Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 10:49 AM
    Burundi delivered the shock of the East and Central Africa Senior Challenge Cup first-round matches with a 3-2 win over Zambia.
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  • Rice, Abbas to meet in West Bank Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 10:41 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank this week in an attempt to build on momentum from a new truce in volatile Gaza, officials said Tuesday.
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  • Europeans accused of obstructing CIA prison probe Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 10:21 AM
    European countries knew about U.S. secret jails for terrorism suspects and have obstructed an investigation into the transport and illegal detention of prisoners, a draft European Parliament report said on Tuesday.
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  • Energy-hungry China breaks ground in Middle East Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 9:24 AM
    At the bottom of a deep pit gouged by a bulldozer, a Chinese soldier in a protective visor shovels aside earth to reveal an unexploded bomb left over from Israel's war with Hezbollah guerrillas in south Lebanon.
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  • Beggars confess to 'killing' homeless kids Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Nov 28 5:35 AM
    Police in Egypt have uncovered a gang of beggars who confessed to raping and killing several homeless children, according to media reports.
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  • Palestinian PM Haneya to kick off regional tour: office Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 27 4:09 PM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneya is starting on Tuesday a regional tour which would take him to Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran, his office said on Monday.
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  • Egypt steps up mediation on Shalit Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 25 10:07 AM
    CAIRO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Egypt has stepped up efforts to arrange a deal in which Palestinian prisoners would be exchanged for kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, a report says.
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  • Saddam objects to scientist at his trial Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 8:37 AM
    Saddam Hussein objected to the testimony of a leading American forensic scientist called in to speak about a mass grave of Kurds, saying Tuesday that only neutral international experts should be permitted at his genocide trial.
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  • Haniyah to visit Qatar Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Nov 27 4:27 PM
    Gaza city Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah will today begin his first foreign tour since taking power. Haniyah is scheduled to head for Egypt today, before touring Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The dates for the trips were not divulged.
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  • Palestinian leader views Olmert proposal 'positively' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 28 7:15 AM
    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that a peace initiative proposed by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was a "positive" step toward peacemaking. Olmert told the Palestinians that he was prepared to grant them a state, release funds and free prisoners if they choose the path of peace.
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  • Publishing: Ian McEwan denies claim that he copied from another writer Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 28 7:48 AM
    In a literary imbroglio McEwan has been accused in newspaper articles of copying phrases and sentences for his best-selling novel "Atonement" in 2001 from a memoir published in 1977 by Lucilla Andrews, a former nurse and an acclaimed writer of romantic novels.
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  • egypt: Mubarak pledges reform Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Nov 27 1:26 AM
    In what was billed by state media as a keynote speech, the 78-year-old Mubarak promised to ease curbs on political parties, increase the powers of Parliament and replace the state of emergency with anti-terrorism laws.
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  • U.S. scientist testifies at Saddam trial Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 7:41 AM
    Saddam Hussein objected on Tuesday to allowing a leading American forensic scientist to testify about his investigation into a mass grave of Kurds in the genocide trial of the former Iraqi leader.
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  • iran, egypt, italy: Rome open to dialogue with Teheran Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Nov 27 1:26 AM
    Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi has indicated that he is open to dialogue with Iran and its regional ally Syria to reach a more stable Middle East.
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  • United Bank selects Misys Equation as its core banking system Open this result in new window
    Computer Business Review - Nov 27 6:28 PM
    The United Bank has selected Misys core banking system to help optimize inter-branch communications and reporting for the banks head office and its branch network, which comprises over 40 locations across Egypt.
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  • EU, Arab leaders voice hopes of breakthrough for Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 28 6:57 AM
    European Union and Arab leaders have voiced hopes of a breakthrough in the Middle East peace process, following recent statements by Israel and Hamas and a three-day old ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.
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  • Egypt says AL to host ministerial meeting of Iraqi neighbors Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 26 5:23 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said Sunday that the Cairo-based Arab League (AL) will host a foreign-ministerial meeting of Iraq's neighboring countries at the AL headquarters on Dec. 5, the ministry said in a press statement.
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  • Briefing: EU investigates Thales over deal with Alcatel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 28 6:48 AM
    EU investigates Thales over deal with Alcatel; Suez Canal to get wider to carry larger cargoes; Deutsche Bank venture to buy U.S. mortgages;
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  • Highlights from the world's press Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 28 4:15 AM
    According to The New York Times, the Bush Administration will appear before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to argue that it lacks the power to slow global warming by limiting the emission of harmful gases, in what may be the most important environmental case in many years.
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  • Jimmy Carter's New Book On Palestine Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 28 12:07 PM
    Even after he left the presidency, Jimmy Carter remained deeply involved in the Middle East. In "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid," he examines what he says must be done to find peace and justice between Israel and the Palestinians.
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  • King Tut may have died from broken leg Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Nov 27 7:28 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt -- The real cause of the death of Tutankhamen, or King Tut, may have been a broken, infected leg, researchers in Egypt have found.
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  • Denmark Points Way in Alternative Energy Sources Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 28 12:58 PM
    In the realm of alternative energy, there is an inconspicuous European nation that could stand to teach the U.S. a few lessons.
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  • Petrofac says won further contract in Egypt, worth extra 175 mln usd Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Nov 27 6:41 AM
    The oil and gas facilities service provider said it is the second consecutive train, awarded to it by Khalda Petroleum Company (KPC) during November, increases the total contract to 375 mln usd.
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  • U.S. seeks to keep Mideast talks among friends Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 28 7:50 AM
    As President George W. Bush and top aides travel to the Middle East this week and with conditions in Iraq worsening, the Bush administration continues to focus on talking to Arab friends at the exclusion of Iran and Syria.
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  • Diplomats in U.K. Shoplift and Drive Drunk, Foreign Office Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 28 11:25 AM
    Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Diplomats on British soil committed 17 serious offenses last year including assaults, drunk driving, shoplifting and stealing a car, the Foreign Office said. Immunity protects the diplomats from prosecution.
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  • Washington Around Our Schools Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Nov 28 4:23 PM
    Healthcare America recently visited. The ReachOut Team of Dentists examined and treated 24 students. Through this program, 48 students are now sporting healthier smiles.
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