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  • Probe launched into Canadian trio jailed in Syria, Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 55 minutes ago
    Ottawa will probe allegations three Canadians were wrongly jailed and tortured in Syria and Egypt, officials said as Canada's own anti-terror division was rapped for complicity in a similar case.
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  • George Clooney campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 3:31 PM
    George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region. The Oscar-winning actor was joined by fellow actor Don Cheadle and two former Olympians. He came to Egypt from China, where he has been since Friday, his publicist Stan Rosenfield said.
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  • Canada to probe allegations three Canadians tortured by Egypt, Syria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 11:09 AM
    A probe will launched into the case of three Canadians who allege they were wrongly detained and tortured in Syria and Egypt, Canada's Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day announced.
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  • Egypt protest movement struggles for survival Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 9:48 AM
    After jolting Egypt's political scene out of indolence two years ago, the Kefaya (Enough) movement is struggling to survive amid internal divisions and criticisms of non-action.
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  • George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 12 2:34 PM
    George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China to Raise Awareness Over Darfur Conflict
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  • George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 12 2:43 PM
    George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region. The Oscar-winning actor was joined by fellow actor Don Cheadle and two former Olympians. He came to Egypt from China, where he has been since...
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  • Egypt releases details on American man Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 11 8:48 PM
    Security officials in Egypt released new details Monday about an American man in their custody on suspicion of links to a terror network which allegedly recruits Muslims to fight the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq.
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  • Egypt and Italy close to exports deal with China Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 12 6:34 PM
    Egypt is negotiating a three-way agreement with China and Italy that would facilitate Chinese exports to Europe, provide jobs in southern Italy and bring more Chinese ships through the Suez Canal.
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  • Egypt and Italy close to exports deal with China Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 12 6:34 PM
    Egypt is negotiating a three-way agreement with China and Italy that would see the Calabrian port of Gioia Tauro become the main logistics hub for Chinese re-exports to Europe and bring more Chinese ships through the Suez Canal.
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  • George Clooney campaigns in Egypt, China to raise awareness over Darfur Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 12 3:38 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • George Clooney In Egypt To Plea For Darfur Open this result in new window
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    George Clooney's publicist says the actor organized a trip to Egypt to make a personal plea to stop the violence in Darfur.
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  • George Clooney Pleas For Darfur In Egypt Open this result in new window
    WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    George Clooney has arrived in Egypt where he is campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    Austin American-Statesman - Dec 12 2:31 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • Clooney In Egypt Asking Leaders To Stop The Genocide In Darfur Open this result in new window
    ContactMusic - Dec 12 5:47 PM
    GEORGE CLOONEY is getting serious about his efforts to end the genocide in Darfur - he's speaking to leaders in China and Egypt and urging them to use
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  • George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    Sioux City Journal - Dec 12 3:02 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region. The Oscar-winning actor was joined by fellow actor Don Cheadle and two former Olympians.
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  • George Clooney campaigns in Egypt, China to raise awareness over Darfur Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Dec 12 3:56 PM
    Actor George Clooney. (AP File/Danny Moloshok) CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • Ohioan Held In Egypt: Suspected Terror Link Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - Dec 12 5:40 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Egyptian authorities are holding an American on suspicion of having terror ties, and a security official says the man is from Ohio. The American was arrested late last month along with eleven Europeans and an unknown number of Egyptians and Arabs from other countries who were accused of belonging to an Islamist terror cell plotting attacks.
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  • George Clooney campaigns in Egypt, China Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Dec 12 5:26 PM
    Actor George Clooney arrives for the premiere of the film 'The Good German,' Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, in Los Angeles. [AP] CAIRO, Egypt - George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • Wanted: producer for blockbuster on Egypt's 'October victory' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 11 9:53 AM
    President Hosni Mubarak wants a blockbuster movie made on the October 1973 war when Egypt launched a surprise attack on Israel and crossed the Suez, the official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Satyam to set up centre in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Dec 12 11:06 AM
    IT services provider Satyam Computer Services Ltd has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Egypt that will pave way to set up a global development centre (GDC) in Smart Village, Giza in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • Lawyers pin hopes on Egypt case Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Dec 12 5:02 PM
    FOUR Bahraini lawyers suing former Justice Minister Dr Mohammed Al Sitri are hoping a precedent set in Egypt could help them win their case. The lawyers claim they were overlooked for jobs as assistant public prosecutors despite being better qualified than the successful applicants.
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  • AstraZeneca opens plant in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The News Journal - Dec 12 8:00 AM
    AstraZeneca Plc., the pharmaceutical giant whose U.S. headquarters is in Fairfax, opened a $32 million plant in Egypt today, marking the company's first investment in the Middle East. "This is very important region to our company as we are growing in emerging markets," Chief Executive Officer David Brennan said in an interview after the opening ceremony. "We see investment opportunities in Egypt ...
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  • Satyam Signs MoU With Egypt Govt Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 12 3:42 AM
    (RTTNews) - Satyam Computer Services announced that the company signed a MoU with the Government of Egypt, to set up a global development center in Smart Village, Giza. The center would accommodate about 300 resources over the next two years, to serve as a major technological development and software support facility for the Company's Middle Eastern customers.
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  • India Satyam to set up development centre in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 12 3:53 AM
    MUMBAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Satyam Computer Services Ltd. , India's fourth-largest software services exporter, said on Tuesday it plans to set up a development centre in Egypt to cater to its customers in the Middle East.
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  • IT major Satyam Computer Services Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Egypt Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 12 10:05 AM
    IT major Satyam Computer Services Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Egypt to set up a Global Development Centre (GDC) in Giza.
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  • Egypt releases details on American held on suspicion terror links Open this result in new window
    FOX 45 Dayton - Dec 12 4:28 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian authorities are holding an American on suspicion of having terror ties, and a security official says the man is from Ohio.
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  • Satyam to set up development centre in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Dec 12 4:07 AM
    Hyderabad-based Satyam Computer Services has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Egypt to set up a global development centre (GDC) at Smart Village in Giza.
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  • Egypt releases details on American held on suspicion terror links Open this result in new window
    Springfield News-Sun - Dec 11 9:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Security officials in Egypt released new details Monday about an American man in their custody on suspicion of links to a terror network which allegedly recruits Muslims to fight the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq. An Egyptian security official identified the man as being from Ohio.
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  • Court Upholds Conviction Of Man Accused Of Taking Son To Egypt Open this result in new window
    Hartford Courant - Dec 11 12:20 PM
    The state Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction of a Connecticut man accused of hiding his son in Egypt after a 2001 divorce.
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  • Court upholds conviction of man accused of taking son to Egypt Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - Dec 11 12:19 PM
    (Hartford-AP, Dec. 11, 2006 3:03 PM) _ The state Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Connecticut man accused of hiding his son in Egypt after a 2001 divorce.
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  • Egypt-based C3 Reaches New Heights With Altitude Software Open this result in new window
    ContactCenterWorld.com - Dec 11 12:12 PM
    Cairo, Egypt, December 06th, 2006 Altitude Software, an independent contact centre solutions vendor today announced that C3, an international contact centre outsourcing provider, has implemented the Altitude uCI suite in its 500-seat contact centre.
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  • Etisalat, 25% of Egypt mobiles Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    Etisalat wants to take around 25% of the Egyptian mobile phone market over the next three years, which is expected to grow to 40m subscribers, according to CEO Mohammad Hassan Omran, quoted by Reuters.
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  • Melrose Egypt success to boost reserves Open this result in new window
    ShareCast via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - Dec 11 2:25 AM
    Melrose Resources gushed higher this morning on news that drilling success at the West Dikirnis field in Egypt will lead to a large increase in proven reserves.
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  • Egypt Internet video sharpens torture debate Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 11 11:38 AM
    The grainy video purports to show an Egyptian man, naked from the waist down, writhing in agony as he is sodomised with a stick by a police officer. A handful of other officers stand by watching.
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  • Egypt: Terrorism Trial Shows Serious Flaws Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 12 9:41 AM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, December 12, 2006) - President Husni Mubarak should immediately order a retrial for three men convicted of playing a role in the October 2004 terrorist attacks in Sinai resort town of Taba, ...
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  • George Clooney Out for Africa Open this result in new window
    E! Online - Dec 12 6:03 PM
    Not that being "People" magazine's Sexiest Man Alive isn't important, but these days George Clooney's star power and campaigning skills are being put to better use elsewhere. The "Syriana" Oscar winner landed in Egypt Tuesday, his second stop on a trip to press foreign governments with ties to Sudan to help stop the ongoing violence in Darfur, a cause that has been particularly close to the ...
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  • Egypt Internet video sharpens torture debate Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Dec 12 3:23 AM
    Video sparks uproar in country, rights groups say torture is commonplace in police stations.
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  • Israeli firm in 2bn dollar deal with Egypt-Israel gas consortium Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 11 3:10 AM
    Israel's private Dorad Energy firm has signed a two billion-dollar deal for Egyptian natural gas with an Egyptian-Israeli consortium.
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  • Egypt an excellent and attractive investment option, says Gulf Finance House CEO Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 12 12:07 AM
    The current investor friendly economic policies of the Egyptian government have created a positive environment for investors looking at new and emerging markets.
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  • Egypt's Al Ahly down Auckland City Open this result in new window
    Fox Sports - Dec 10 4:56 AM
    Flavio and Mohamed Aboutrika scored second-half goals Sunday to lead African champions Al Ahly of Egypt to a 2-0 win over Auckland City in the opening match of the Club World Cup.
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  • Clooney appeal over Darfur violence Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 12 12:56 PM
    George Clooney has arrived in Egypt as part of his campaign to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • George Clooney campaigns to raise awareness over Darfur conflict Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - Dec 12 4:32 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt George Clooney has arrived in Egypt where he is campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region.
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  • Egyptians hanged for babys murder Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - 12 minutes ago
    QENA, Egypt - Two Egyptians have been hanged for beating and electrocuting to death a toddler whose cries were spoiling their televised football game, security sources said.
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  • George Clooney In Darfur On Peace Mission Open this result in new window
    AccessHollywood - Dec 12 2:52 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (December 12, 2006) -- George Clooney arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region. The Oscar-winning actor was joined by fellow actor Don Cheadle and two former Olympians. He came to Egypt from China, where he has been since Friday,...
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  • Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Park Rapids Enterprise - Dec 12 3:07 PM
    George Clooney's campaign to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region took him to Egypt Tuesday. The Oscar-winning actor was joined by fellow actor Don Cheadle and two former Olympians. He came to Egypt from China, where he has been since Friday, his publicist Stan Rosenfield said.
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  • South Americans want to continue domination over Europe Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Dec 12 3:52 PM
    TOKYO: South American champions Internacional will look to keep the Club World Cup trophy in Brazil when they open their campaign against Egypt's Al Ahly on Wednesday.
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  • November 2006 Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Dec 12 4:47 PM
    Whos afraid of Chinese imports? Not Rachid Mohamed Rachid and the handful of visionaries who are convinced Egypt can not only forge a mutually profitable relationship with China, but make the Asian superpower our leading trade partner.
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  • George Clooney campaigns to raise awareness over Darfur conflict Open this result in new window
    14 WFIE Evansville - Dec 12 4:28 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt George Clooney has arrived in Egypt where he is campaigning to raise awareness about killings in Sudan's Darfur region. Clooney's publicist says the actor...
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  • Dorad in $2bn Egypt gas deal Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Dec 10 2:53 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel's Dorad Energy said yesterday it had signed a deal worth up to $2 billion to buy natural gas from Egypt.
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  • Egypt Internet Tape Sparks Torture Debate Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Dec 11 2:03 PM
    CAIRO The grainy video purports to show an Egyptian man, naked from the waist down, writhing in agony as he is sodomized with a stick by a police officer. A handful of other officers stand by watching.
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  • Egypt's Al Ahly earns 2-0 triumph over Auckland City in Club World Cup Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Dec 10 10:05 AM
    TOYOTA, Japan (AP) - Flavio and Mohamed Aboutrika scored second-half goals Sunday to lead African champions Al Ahly of Egypt to a 2-0 win over amateur side Auckland City in the opening match of the Club World Cup.
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  • Egyptian Leaders Pay Little Attention To HIV/AIDS, Article Says Open this result in new window
    Medical News Today - Dec 12 10:13 AM
    Leaders in Egypt -- where HIV prevalence is less than 0.1% -- have not made tackling the disease a priority, and "Egyptians are barely aware that HIV/AIDS exists in their society," IRIN News/AllAfrica.com reports. [click link for full article]
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  • Melrose boosted by 'major' Egypt oil upgrade Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman: Business - Dec 11 5:58 PM
    MELROSE Resources, the Edinburgh oil and gas explorer, is on track for a "major" increase in production after a series of successful drillings and oil reserve upgrades at its Egyptian fields.
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  • Ethiopia: AU Conference to Discuss Oil Hike Impact Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 12 11:02 AM
    The first African Union (AU) Commission ministerial conference on hydrocarbons (oil and Gas) is underway since Monday in Cairo, Egypt, AU said in a statement yesterday.
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  • East Africa: Now Oil-Rich Country to Join Comesa FTA Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 12 12:42 PM
    Oil-rich Libya is to become the second North African country after Egypt to join the Free Trade Area of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa).
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  • Students raise money for defibrillator Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Dec 12 2:01 AM
    PLUMSTED: New Egypt Middle School students raised about $2,000 to purchase an automated external defibrillator for the school, according to school officials.
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  • At Egypt's film festival, a comedy of errors Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 11 4:09 PM
    Theatergoers in Cairo know that published curtain times are merely suggestions. If an ad says a film will begin at 9 P.M., one can even finish a late dinner before the movie begins at 10 P.M., or even later.
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  • Kerry to meet soldiers, leaders in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 10 minutes ago
    Sen. John Kerry, whose botched joke about U.S. troops in Iraq dealt a blow to his presidential ambitions, will travel to Iraq this weekend to meet with soldiers, political leaders and military officials.
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  • GFH hails Egypt economic policies Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Dec 11 5:12 PM
    MANAMA: The investor friendly economic policies of the Egyptian government was praised by a top Bahraini banker yesterday.
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  • Nickel Worth Millions On Display In New York City Open this result in new window
    WCBS-TV New York - Dec 12 5:49 AM
    King Farouk of Egypt owned one. The Smithsonian Institution still does. And for a few million dollars you, too, could take home one of five known 1913 Liberty Head nickels, rare coins struck clandestinely at the Philadelphia mint after its design was retired. Stack's Rare Coin Galleries prepared to show the rare coin Tuesday to potential bidders before the pricey nickel is auctioned publicly on ...
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  • Nickel Expected To Sell For $5M Previewed In NYC Open this result in new window
    WNBC - Dec 12 5:22 AM
    NEW YORK -- King Farouk of Egypt owned one. The Smithsonian Institution still does. And for a few million dollars you, too, could take home one of five known 1913 Liberty Head nickels, rare coins struck clandestinely at the Philadelphia mint after its design was retired.
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  • Nickel Expected to Sell for $5 Million Previewed in NYC Open this result in new window
    WSYR 9 Syracuse - Dec 12 5:34 AM
    NEW YORK (AP) - King Farouk of Egypt owned one. The Smithsonian Institution still does. And for a few million dollars you, too, could take home one of five known ...
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  • Second Cup for Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 10 1:37 AM
    The UAE's BinHendi Enterprises has signed a sub-franchise agreement with Yasser Mahmoud El Kalawi - Plaza Property Management to open outlets of the cafe chain Second Cup in Egypt. The signing is part of BinHendi Enterprises' regional expansion plans.
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  • BinHendi Enterprises expands Second Cup to Egypt with El Kalawi Group Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 10 12:52 AM
    Second Cup®, the popular specialty coffee retailer, announced today the signing of a sub-franchise agreement with Yasser Mahmoud El Kalawi - Plaza Property Management, to open cafes in Egypt.
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  • 'America's Team' keeps iconic hole Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 4 minutes ago
    The Dallas Cowboys are taking their distinctive hole-in-the-roof design with them to their $1 billion new stadium.
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  • More for Less? Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Dec 12 3:04 AM
    Egypt is already one of the worlds top (and most efficient) rice producers. Are new, locally developed hybrid strains likely to turn the industry into an export powerhouse?
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  • Italy court hears arguments on CIA case in January Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 11 3:46 AM
    A Milan court will hear arguments on January 9 on whether to try CIA and Italian agents on charges of kidnapping a terrorism suspect in Milan and flying him to Egypt, where he says he was tortured, a court source said on Monday.
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  • Accounts With a Conscience? Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Dec 12 3:04 AM
    With a population of nearly 80 million, more than 90% of which is Muslim, youd think Egypt would at least be among the top 10 countries in the world in the field of Islamic banking services.
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  • Israel firm in $2bn deal with Egypt-Israel gas group Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 11 5:32 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's private Dorad Energy firm has signed a $2 billion deal for Egyptian natural gas with an Egyptian-Israeli consortium, its spokesman said Monday.
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  • Were Still Pals, Right? Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Dec 12 3:03 AM
    On November 7, the same day that American voters expressed their anger over the policies of the Bush administration by handing control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate to the Democrats, US Ambassador to Egypt Francis Ricciardone sat down with a small group of hand-picked reporters to discuss ways in which the US is seeking to enhance its bilateral trade relations with Egypt.
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  • Why Egypt won't renege on peace Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 11 7:09 AM
    Had the Egyptian leadership wanted to cancel the agreements with Israel or, worse yet, confront it militarily, it would have had ample opportunities to do so. Domestic opposition groups, and even leaders of other Arab countries, have frequently demanded this, but were vehemently rejected.
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  • New Resorts Along an Overlooked Coast in Egypt Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 09 7:23 AM
    Egypt?s tourist map is changing and the country?s northern coast is earmarked for rapid major development.
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  • Egypt Helps Support Wheat Markets Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Dec 11 6:52 AM
    CHICAGO - Dec 11/06 - SNS -- International agricultural commodity markets experienced a relatively busy weekend in front of the latest crop production estimates from the USDA.
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  • Art becomes yet another victim of war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 12 4:16 PM
    A dozen of the most prominent Lebanese artists, and possibly more, reportedly lost their works in the Israeli bombardment of Lebanon this summer. Their numbers might be small, but the loss of such artworks can have lasting effects on Lebanese society and culture.
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  • Egypt eyes $5.25bn in two years from state asset sales Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 09 10:52 PM
    DUBAI: Egypt expects to earn at least 30bn Egyptian pounds ($5.25bn) in the next two fiscal years from the sale of state assets, about 50% more than in the last two years, the investment minister has said.
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  • Egypt gang chief charged with sex murders of kids Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 11 2:33 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors have charged a 26-year-old gang leader from a town north of Cairo with the grisly sex murders of more than 30 street boys, police sources said Friday.
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  • Canada needs better oversight of federal police: inquiry report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 2:37 PM
    Canada needs better oversight of its anti-terror force to avoid the errors that led to the wrongful detention and torture of a Canadian man in Syria in 2002, an official report said.
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  • George Clooney Out for Africa Open this result in new window
    E! Online via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 9:53 AM
    Not that being People's Sexiest Man Alive isn't important, but these days George Clooney's star power and campaigning skills are being put to better use elsewhere.
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  • Canada to probe cases of trio jailed in Syria Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 11:43 AM
    Stunned by revelations of police incompetence in the case of a Canadian man deported to Syria, the government launched an investigation on Tuesday into claims by three other men who say they were tortured in Syria because of information provided by Canadian authorities.
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  • South Africa Touts Its Offshore Charms Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - Dec 12 6:24 PM
    South Africa Touts Its Offshore Charms
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  • Club hopes to revive fencing on island Open this result in new window
    Galveston County Daily News - Dec 11 10:16 PM
    GALVESTON Fencing, first enjoyed by pharaohs in ancient Egypt, is seeing a renaissance in Galveston. The first fencing tournament on Galveston Island in more than 30 years was held Saturday at a local church, with seven Houston-area residents competing in the womens only event.
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  • 'America's Team' Keeps Iconic Hole Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - 32 minutes ago
    The Dallas Cowboys are taking their distinctive hole-in-the-roof design with them to their $1 billion new stadium. Only this time, the playground will feature a sliding lid to keep the elements out.
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  • Spreading the Good News, with Hollywood's blessing Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 12 8:48 AM
    Born-again Christians like the author Anne Rice and the producer David Kirkpatrick say they'd like to advance "the kingdom of God" through top-grossing, mass-media ventures.
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  • Melrose Reports Egyptian Discovery Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Dec 11 2:30 PM
    Melrose Resources plc, the exploration and production company with interests in Egypt, Bulgaria, France and the US, on Monday issued the following update of exploration and development activity on the El Mansoura Concession located in the Nile Delta in Egypt.
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  • Africa and the FIFA World Cup Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 11 10:07 AM
    The first African team to play in the FIFA World Cup were Egypt in 1934. They lost 2-4 to Hungary in a first round knockout game and it would be 36 years before the next African team would play in a FIFA World Cup. By 1970, Africa had secured a solitary place in the tournament and it would remain this way until 1982, when they were given an extra place.
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  • FEATURE-Egypt Internet video sharpens torture debate Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 10 3:18 PM
    Source: Reuters (Please note graphic content in paragraphs 1 and 5) By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The grainy video purports to show an Egyptian man, naked from the waist down, ...
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  • US may talk to Syria, but not Iran Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Dec 12 3:15 PM
    US courtship of Syria might drive a wedge between Syria and Iran - a welcome result.
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  • Cowboys' new stadium retains hole in roof Open this result in new window
    SportingNews.com - 31 minutes ago
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys are taking their distinctive hole-in-the-roof design with the...
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  • Conviction of former Meriden man upheld Open this result in new window
    Record-Journal.com - Dec 11 12:43 PM
    The state Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction of a Connecticut man accused of hiding his son in Egypt after a 2001 divorce. The court ruled unanimously that a jury had enough evidence to find Mostafa Gewily of West Haven guilty of risk of injury to a child.
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  • Brave Auckland unawed by Ahly Open this result in new window
    Daily Yomiuri Online - Dec 11 10:39 AM
    As Auckland City FC took the world stage on Sunday night, it was not the amateurs who got stage fright, but rather their opponents from Egypt. Ahly Sporting Club prevailed in the FIFA Club World Cup opener 2-0 with a pair of nicely-hit goals by Flavio and Mohamed Aboutrika in the second half.
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  • Saudi clerics rally support for Sunnis in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 12 7:46 AM
    Joint statement says Shiites, in conspiracy with 'crusaders', are taking control of the country.
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  • Jose seeks historic Ahly win Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 12 8:22 AM
    Ahly coach Manuel Jose says beating Internacional in the Club World Cup would be like winning the lottery.
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  • Antiquities smuggling: 'A crime against humanity' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 12 3:38 AM
    She's 2,500 years old, stunningly beautiful and at the center of the latest smuggling scandal to have sullied the world of antiquities.
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  • Bush Meets With Sunni Leader, Delays Announcing Plan (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 12 2:20 PM
    Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush met with a leader of Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority as the administration attempts to isolate the sectarian militants who are fueling violence in the country.
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  • New talent at Cairo music festival Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 12 6:26 AM
    Fifteen thousand young music fans attended the recent SOS Music Festival in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
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  • Russia Imposes Blanket Ban On Rice From Vietnam Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    The Vietnamese Ministry of Trade (MoT) has asked Vietnam's trade office in Russia to confirm the ban imposed by Russia on Vietnamese rice exports, alleging that they contain abnormal levels of chemical residues.
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  • RUSSIA IMPOSES BLANKET BAN ON RICE FROM VIETNAM Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    Regulations / Law The Vietnamese Ministry of Trade (MoT) has asked Vietnam's trade office in Russia to confirm the ban imposed by Russia on Vietnamese rice exports, alleging that they contain abnormal levels of chemical residues.
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  • Chelmsford retiree gives back to the community, any chance he gets Open this result in new window
    Lowell Sun - Dec 11 8:49 AM
    CHELMSFORD -- After years of traveling the world from Egypt to Saudi Arabia as a system engineer, Joseph Connolly now spends part of his week loading an industrial dishwashing machine at the town's Senior Center.
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  • Satellites detect decreases in Africas water Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 12 5:37 PM
    A pair of orbiting satellites have surveyed Earths water in unprecedented detail, showing sharp decreases in parts of Africa over the past five years, scientists said Tuesday.
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  • Brazil Aim For 2014 World Cup Open this result in new window
    Soccer365 - Dec 12 3:30 PM
    The Brazil Football Confederation has confirmed that the country will officially apply to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday. Speaking to the Globo Esporte show on TV Globo, president, Ricardo Teixeira confirmed the application for football's showpiece event.
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