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  • Egypt extends detention of 140 Islamists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 1:58 PM
    Egypt ordered that 140 members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood detained during a sweep be kept in custody for two weeks, judicial and security sources said.
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  • Blair explores Mideast peace options in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 6:23 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair explored options for Middle East peace in Egypt on Saturday as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for early elections to break a deadlock between rival factions.
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  • Egypt's pro-democracy movement divided Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 4:01 AM
    The stage was set for a new rally by Egypt's main pro-democracy group, with black-clad riot police lining up and a mob of journalists and cameramen on hand. But when the chanting and banner-waving began, there were no more than 20 demonstrators, all middle-aged men or young women.
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  • Blair arrives in Egypt on Middle East peace drive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 3:06 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt on Saturday on a Middle East peace drive after predicting that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would find a way to break a deadlock between rival factions during his trip.
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  • Pakistan, Egypt to boost ties Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    ISLAMABAD Pakistan and Egypt here signed five memoranda (MoUs) of understanding for further bolstering their bilateral relations, especially in the field of trade and investment. They also agreed on the need for enhancing cooperation in the field of defence.
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  • Egypt says to continue contact with all Palestinian factions Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Egypt will continue contacts with all Palestinian factions, including Hamas, a senior official said on Saturday.
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  • Egypt, Ukraine sign oil exploration agreement Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 4:58 PM
    Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi signed yesterday with the Chairman of the Naftogaz Ukrainy national joint-stock company, Oleksiy Ivchenko, a cooperation agreement on oil exploration in Egypt, with total investments of $30 million.
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  • Egypt denounces shooting at Palestinian PM's convoy Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 4:55 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit today denounced the shooting incident against the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh during his return to Gaza wrapping up a visit to Egypt.
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  • Ohioan Held In Egypt: Suspected Terror Link Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - 48 minutes ago
    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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  • Blair explores Mideast peace options in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 16 5:57 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair explored options for Middle East peace in Egypt on Saturday as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for early elections to break a deadlock between rival factions.
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  • Egypt's Pro-Democracy Movement Divided Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 16 4:01 AM
    The stage was set for a new rally by Egypt's main pro-democracy group, with black-clad riot police lining up and a mob of journalists and cameramen on hand.
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  • Blair in Egypt for Mid East talks Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 16 4:42 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt for Middle East peace talks, saying the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians can break their cycle of violence.
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  • Blair in Egypt on peace drive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 16 3:05 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt on Saturday on a Middle East peace drive after predicting that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would find a way to break a deadlock between rival factions during his trip.
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  • Egypt Bahais lose battle for recognition Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 12:35 PM
    An Egyptian court denied Bahais the right to state their religion on official documents and described them as pro-Israeli apostates, in a landmark case condemned by rights organisations.
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  • Baha'is denied official recognition in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Ekklesia - Dec 16 9:13 AM
    In a case that has become the focus of a national debate on religious freedom, Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court has ruled against the right of Baha'is to be properly identified on government documents.
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  • Blair in Egypt, speaks about critical days in Israeli - Palestinian conflict Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 16 6:00 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt for Middle East peace talks Saturday, stressing the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians can break their cycle of violence.
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  • Raya declared third place winner of 'Oracle Egypt Partner of the Year' award for 2006 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 16 12:45 AM
    Raya Corporation, one of the Middle East's largest IT and telecommunications companies, has been declared the third place winner of the 'Oracle Egypt Partner of the Year' award for the year 2006 in recognition of its competence, expertise and outstanding performance.
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  • India, Egypt sign five Joint Commission related agreements Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 16 4:35 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 16 : India and Egypt signed five agreements on Saturday relating to bilateral cooperation in the field of culture, education and science and technology.
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  • Egypt to take up investment issues with India Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 15 11:14 PM
    Pitching for Orascom, which has raised the hackles of security agencies in India, visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday said that there should be no hurdles for companies of his country as Egypt welcomes Indian companies.
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  • Egypt to take up investment issues with India Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Dec 15 11:05 PM
    Visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister said that there should be no hurdles for companies of his country as Egypt welcomes Indian companies.
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  • Egypt Arrests Opposition Leaders After a Protest Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 14 6:34 PM
    Egypt said several members of the Muslim Brotherhood had formed what amounted to militant squads that planned ?acts of unrest.?
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  • Kerry criticizes Bush in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 6:07 PM
    Senator John Kerry, visiting Egypt Thursday during a tour of the Middle East, accused the Bush administration of neglecting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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  • Egypt to take up investment issues with India Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 15 11:05 PM
    New Delhi, Dec 16: Pitching for Orascom, which has raised the hackles of security agencies in India, visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit today said that there should be no hurdles for companies of his country as Egypt welcomes Indian companies.
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  • Pakistan, Egypt to set up joint business council Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 15 8:12 PM
    Islamabad, Dec 15: Pakistan and Egypt Friday inked five accords to strengthen bilateral relations with special focus on trade and investment.
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  • Defence ties with Egypt forged Open this result in new window
    Dawn - Dec 15 7:34 PM
    ISLAMABAD, Dec 15: Pakistan has for the first time decided to forge defence ties with Egypt, which has agreed to purchase armaments and defence equipment from Pakistan.
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  • Over 140 held after Egypt protest / Government said group was planning 'acts of unrest' Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 15 3:42 AM
    Egypt arrested several leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the banned but powerful opposition group, and more than 140 student members on Thursday after a campus protest. The government said the group had formed what amounted to militant squads...
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  • Father of abducted boys wins lawsuit : Kin in Egypt ordered to pay $3 million Open this result in new window
    HometownAnnapolis.com - Dec 15 12:04 PM
    A county jury yesterday awarded $3 million to a Millersville man whose two sons were abducted and taken to Egypt by his former wife and mother-in-law.
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  • Hamas gunmen seize crossing into Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Dec 15 6:26 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip - Hamas gunmen seized control of the Gaza Strip's border crossing with Egypt on Thursday in a ferocious gunbattle with Fatah-allied border guards after Israel blocked the Hamas prime minister from crossing with tens of millions of dollars in aid.
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  • Only in Egypt! Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 15 8:40 AM
    CAIRO -- A regularly updated collection of weird and wondrous news items from Egypt. A DOCTOR has accused her neighbor of being able to read her mind, and tried to file a complaint at Basateen police station.
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  • Pakistan, Egypt to intensify economic ties Open this result in new window
    The Pakistan Link - Dec 15 8:33 AM
    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri on Friday said Pakistan would take collaborative steps with Egypt to further intensify economic ties in public and private sectors.
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  • Exhibit shows Egypt's sunken treasures Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 2:31 PM
    The great port of Alexandria was a bustling trade hub, a transit point for merchandise from throughout the ancient world until much of it vanished into the Mediterranean Sea.
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  • Egypt cracks down on Islamist rival Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Dec 15 12:19 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt | Egyptian security forces stormed the dormitories of the worlds most prestigious Islamic university Thursday morning and arrested scores of student activists in a raid targeting the powerful Muslim Brotherhood.
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  • Israel to reject Egypt troop request Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 15 4:36 AM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Sources within the Israeli government say the country plans to reject a request from Egypt for more border police to guard the entrance into Gaza.
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  • Pakistan eyes arms sales to Egypt Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 15 5:51 AM
    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan, trying to carve itself a niche in the international arms market, suggested on Friday that Egypt might wish to buy Pakistani military equipment.
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  • Financier of Egypt Muslim group arrested Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 1:44 AM
    Police arrested the main financier and strategist of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood opposition group Thursday, security and group officials said.
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  • Blair: Peace talks critical for Mideast Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 4:46 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt for Middle East peace talks Saturday, saying the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians can break their cycle of violence.
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  • Egypt seeks to ease Gaza tensions Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 15 6:20 PM
    Mediation efforts are under way to defuse rising tension between rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah.
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  • Stars Come Out for Darfur Refugees Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 16 3:50 PM
    George Clooney and others are showing diplomats the way to action in the face of the Darfurs refugee crisis. They're visiting countries with influence on Sudan: Egypt and China.
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  • Stars Come Out for Darfur Refugees Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 16 3:53 PM
    All Things Considered , December 16, 2006 George Clooney and others are showing diplomats the way to action in the face of the Darfurs refugee crisis. They're visiting countries with influence on Sudan: Egypt and China.
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  • Britain's Blair says coming days critical for Middle East peace on visit to region Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 16 2:45 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt for Middle East peace talks Saturday, saying the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians can break their cycle of violence.
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  • Blair expected in Cairo for talks with Mubarak Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 16 12:19 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair is expected in Egypt to hold talks with President Hosni Mubarak, presidential sources told AFP.
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  • Egypt Bahais lose battle for recognition Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Dec 16 6:08 AM
    Supreme administrative court describes Bahais as pro-Israeli apostates whose principles contradict Islam.
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  • Egypt acts on Brotherhood Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 14 4:05 AM
    A top Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt is arrested along with scores of the group's supporters.
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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-12-15 07:05 GMT: India's Reliance, Malaysia's Maxis, Egypt's Orsacom bid for Hutchison JV - PTI Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Dec 14 11:15 PM
    BOMBAY (XFN-ASIA) - Reliance Communications, Malaysia's Maxis Communications and Egypt's Orascom Telecom have bid to buy Hutchison Essar Ltd, the Indian joint venture of Hong Kong-based Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
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  • Egypt Asks Israel to Help Patrol Border Smuggling Route Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 14 11:19 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt has asked Israel to help patrol the Philadelphi smuggling route along the Egyptian border, one year after Cairo accepted responsibility for the patrols.
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  • Scores Arrested After Rally in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 15 3:23 AM
    CAIRO, Dec. 14 -- Police arrested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist along with at least 140 others Thursday after a protest by uniformed students raised fears the Islamic political group is creating a military wing.
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  • Clooney lobbies Egypt on Darfur Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 14 3:41 AM
    Actor George Clooney campaigns in Egypt to raise awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.
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  • Palestinian PM blocked at Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 14 4:36 PM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneya was blocked at the Egypt-Gaza border from returning to the Gaza Strip with millions of dollars for his cash-strapped Hamas government.
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  • Leading Muslim Brotherhood figures arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 14 4:21 PM
    Some 140 leading figures of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were arrested by security forces on Thursday, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Egypt Police Arrest Dozens After Protest Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Dec 14 8:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Police arrested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist along with at least 140 others Thursday after a protest by uniformed students raised fears the Islamist political group is creating a military wing.
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  • George Clooney seeks Sudan aid in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 13 1:02 PM
    George Clooney lobbied Wednesday for Egypt's help in getting protection for victims of Darfur's increasing violence.
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  • Hamas-Fatah tensions soar Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Dec 16 5:18 AM
    Abbas loyalists accused of trying to kill Haniyeh As Palestinian street clashes spread Friday from Gaza to Ramallah, Hamas accused loyalists of President Mahmoud Abbas of trying to assassinate Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh during a chaotic shootout Thursday at a border crossing with Egypt.
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  • Egypt Zamalek fire Portuguese coach Cajuda Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 16 5:12 AM
    Five-times African champions Zamalek fired their Portuguese coach Manuel Cajuda just hours after a 2-0 loss to Al Masry in the Egyptian premier league on Friday.
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  • Egypt Looks to Boost Energy Ties with Other African States Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Dec 14 10:58 AM
    Egypt said on Thursday that it is putting all its potentials and expertise in the oil and natural gas spheres to serve African countries.
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  • No peace without solving Palestine problem: Egyptian FM Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 4:59 PM
    There will be no peace and stability unless a solution to the Palestine issue is found, Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said yesterday. He urged the Palestinian factions to settle their political disputes.
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  • Plainedge 6th Graders explore ancient Egypt Open this result in new window
    Massapequa Post - Dec 14 3:06 PM
    Sixth graders from Plainedge Middle School participated in an interactive presentation of Ancient Egypt and they never left the campus. The students took a journey to Egypt using slide shows, DVDs and artifacts. The students visited the Nile River Valley and the famous historical sites including: The Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Pyramids at Giza and King Tuts Tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
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  • Egypt's Foreign Minister arrives to boost ties Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 14 9:29 AM
    Ancient civilisational links between India and Egypt are set to get a boost and greater connectivity when Egypts Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, arrives in India for an official visit on Friday.
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  • Actor George Clooney in Egypt to campaign for Darfur Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 13 9:25 AM
    Oscar-winning US actor George Clooney met Egypt's foreign minister in Cairo to press his campaign for an end to war and famine in Sudan's western region of Darfur.
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  • No. 3 of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood held Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 7:15 PM
    Police arrested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist and at least 140 others Thursday in a crackdown after a protest by uniformed students raised fears the Islamist political group is creating a military wing.
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  • Hotlinks Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Dec 16 4:34 PM
    CAIRO, EGYPT DECEMBER 16: Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaks during a press conference on December 16, 2006 in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • George Clooney seeks Sudan aid in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 13 9:18 AM
    Actor George Clooney lobbied on Wednesday for Egypt's help in getting protection for victims of Darfur's increasing violence.
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  • Solana: donation money for Palestinians carried by Haniya in bank Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 4:56 PM
    European Union High Representative for a common foreign and security policy, Javier Solana, said yesterday that the money which Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya reportedly was carrying with him has been deposited in a bank in Egypt and will be transferred to the Palestinians through normal channels.
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  • Police arrest No. 3 of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, hundreds of others Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 14 3:50 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Police on Thursday arrested the third highest ranking member of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, security officials and the group said.
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  • Haniyehs Financial Aid Tour Ends in Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Dec 16 2:06 PM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyehs entourage was attacked while entering Gaza on the return from Egypt, where he visited to acquire financial aid.
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  • Fear of Egyptian state and 'evil eye' challenge census takers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 11:11 AM
    Egypt this week wraps up its nationwide census, but what is a perfectly normal exercise in many countries was met with skepticism in a society where a knock on the door by the state is often bad news.
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  • Hamas gunmen storm Gaza-Egypt border crossing Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 14 6:54 AM
    Source: Reuters RAFAH, Gaza Strip, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Hamas gunmen stormed into the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt on Thursday after Israel prevented Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh from ...
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  • Pakistan eyes selling arms to Egypt Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Dec 16 1:11 AM
    Islamabad, Dec 16 (ANI): Pakistan, which is trying to carve a niche in the international arms market, is now eyeing the Egyptian arms market. Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri who raised the issue of defence cooperation in talks with his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said Pakistan was becoming self sufficient and its armaments were also quite cheap. "Pakistan is ...
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  • AUSTRALIA SHOWCASES LAMB IN EGYPT Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Dec 14 7:06 AM
    AUSTRALIA/EGYPT: In MLAs first Black Box Challenge, local chefs prepare innovative lamb dishes. Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) held a successful Black Box Culinary Challenge in Cairo, Egypt the first time this global showcase of Australian red meat has been held in Egypt.
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  • Gunbattle leads to closing of Egypt-Gaza border crossing Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 14 5:10 PM
    Hamas militants, angry that Israel had blocked the Palestinian prime minister's return to Gaza, burst into the Rafah border terminal Thursday and engaged in a gunbattle with guards before it was closed.
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  • India calls for an early resumption of Middle East Peace Process Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Dec 16 6:46 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): India on Saturday called for an early resumption of the negotiations under the Middle East Peace Process, and once more reiterated its support for the Palestinian cause. During the ongoing bilateral talks with the visiting Foreign Minister of Egypt Aboul Gheit, both India and Egypt discussed about the situation in Middle East and agreed that use of "excessive force ...
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  • Two explosions rock Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 14 10:35 AM
    Two loud explosions rocked the Gaza-Egypt border after nightfall Thursday, and security officials said militants had blown a hole in the border fence. There were no immediate details on who carried out the explosion.
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  • Britain's Blair says coming days critical for Middle East peace on visit to region Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 16 5:53 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Egypt for Middle East peace talks Saturday, saying the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians...
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  • Zamalek look for new coach Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 16 5:13 AM
    Egypt's Zamalek say they are looking for a new coach effectively ending the contract of Portugal's Manuel Cajuda.
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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-12-14 16:39 GMT: Israel, Egypt reach deal on allowing Palestinian PM back into Gaza - source Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Dec 14 9:02 AM
    GAZA CITY (AFX) - Israel and Egypt have reached a deal to allow Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya to cross into Gaza after Israel had closed the border, an Egyptian security source said.
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  • Actor George Clooney in Egypt to campaign for Darfur Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 13 3:19 AM
    Actor George Clooney is in Egypt to press his campaign for an end to war and famine in Sudan's western region of Darfur.
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  • Saturday, December 16, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Park Rapids Enterprise - Dec 16 7:22 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt _ British Prime Minister Tony Blair has full agenda in the Mideast. He arrived in Egypt for peace talks Saturday, saying the next few days and weeks would be critical in determining whether Israel and the Palestinians can break their cycle of violence.
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  • Egypt arrests leading Islamist Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 15 12:19 AM
    The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist is among 140 held after a protest. CAIRO Egyptian police arrested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist and at least 140 supporters Thursday in a crackdown after a protest by uniformed students raised fears that the Islamist political group was creating a military wing.
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  • George Clooney Seeks Sudan Aid in Egypt Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 13 1:49 PM
    George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt to Raise Awareness Over Darfur
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  • Egypt arrests leading Islamist Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 15 12:20 AM
    The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood's chief strategist is among 140 held after a protest.
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  • Pakistan invites Egypt to invest in oil and tourism sectors Open this result in new window
    Business Recorder - Dec 15 3:52 PM
    ISLAMABAD (December 16 2006): Building the "success story" of Orascom Group, Pakistan has invited Egyptian investors in areas like oil and gas, food processing and tourism, Foreign Minister Khurshid M Kasuri said on Friday.
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  • Rights groups ask Egypt to reconsider Sinai death sentences Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 13 1:59 AM
    Rights groups have urged Egypt to reconsider death sentences handed to three men for their involvement in the October 2004 suicide bombings in Sinai, questioning the fairness of the trials.
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  • Clooney returns to the U.N. with Darfur advocates Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 15 8:17 PM
    The actor and several others meet with Kofi Annan after a low- profile visit to China. UNITED NATIONS When George Clooney realized that most Americans already recognized the significance of his adopted cause resolving the conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan he decided to take his show on the road. He invited a few other actors and athletes to travel to China and Egypt, two ...
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  • India reiterates consistence support for Palestinian cause Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 16 6:17 AM
    India - Egypt - West Asia Reiterating its consistence support for the Palestinian cause, India today called for an early resumption of negotiations under the West Asia peace process.
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  • Clooney asks Egypt to help refugees Open this result in new window
    The Springfield News-Leader - Dec 14 1:09 AM
    Actor George Clooney lobbied Wednesday for Egypt's help in getting protection for victims of Darfur's increasing violence. The Oscar-winning actor met with Gamal and Suzanne Mubarak -- the powerful son and wife of Egypt's president -- and with Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit in his campaign to bring relief to the war-torn region of western Sudan.
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  • Egypt to add more flights from India Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 14 6:15 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 14: To give an impetus to the growing India-Egypt ties, the number of flights between the two countries are expected to grow to seven a week in the next six months.
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  • India's Reliance in bid to buy Hutchison Essar: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 5:38 AM
    India's Reliance Communications, Malaysia's Maxis Communications and Egypt's Orascom Telecom have bid to buy Indian mobile phone firm Hutchison Essar, the Press Trust of India said.
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  • Egypt: Senior Muslim Brotherhood member arrested Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 14 3:15 AM
    Police detained the main financier and strategist of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood opposition group Thursday, security and group officials said.
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  • Test for Egypt religious freedom in Bahai verdict Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 15 6:32 AM
    CAIRO -- Ragi Labib, a young Egyptian university graduate, cannot find a job, buy a car, or open a bank account. By next year, he may not even be able to prove his identity. Why? Because he is a Bahai.
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  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Dec 16 4:53 PM
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.
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  • George Clooney Seeks Sudan Aid in Egypt Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 13 9:33 AM
    George Clooney Campaigns in China and Egypt to Raise Awareness Over Darfur Conflict
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  • Political reform falters in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 14 2:32 AM
    Despite promises of reform and constitutional amendments put forward by Egypt's NDP, the coming year promises to be complicated and troublesome, writes Siddhartha Kumar.
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  • Egypt in major crackdown on Islamists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 8:42 AM
    Egyptian police have arrested a senior Muslim Brotherhood official and dozens of its supporters after the Islamist group held a military-style show of force on a university campus.
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  • Blair backs Abbas' early-elections call Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Dec 16 8:33 AM
    Blair spoke after meeting about the peace process with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, The Telegraph of London reported. Egypt plays an important role in mediation between Israel and the Palestinians.
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  • Satyam enters Egypt Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Dec 14 12:27 AM
    Satyam is expanding into the Egyptian market. The New York-quoted global consulting and IT services outfit has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Egypt to establish a 300-seat global development centre in Smart Village, Cairo.
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  • Political reform falters in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 14 1:02 AM
    Despite promises of reform and constitutional amendments put forward by the Egypt's NDP, the coming year promises to be complicated and troublesome, according to opposition leaders and political analysts, writes Siddhartha Kumar.
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  • No. 3 of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood arrested Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Dec 14 12:45 AM
    Cairo: The third highest ranking member of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was arrested by police on Thursday, security officials said. A security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Mohammed Khayrat Al Shater was arrested at his home and taken away by police.
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  • Nigeria/Egypt: Ahly Bow to Samba Dance Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 14 12:43 AM
    Brazilian wonderkid Alexandre Pato produced a dazzling display as Internacional beat Egypt's Ahly 2-1 to reach the Club World Cup final on Wednesday.
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    New York Times - Dec 16 6:13 PM
    The director Doug Liman was in Rome last month for an experience that only a handful of filmmakers had ever known. He was to shoot for three days in the Colosseum.
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  • Probe launched into Canadian trio jailed in Syria, Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 12 8:49 PM
    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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    New Kerala - Dec 16 12:25 AM
    Islamabad, Dec 16: Pakistan, which is trying to carve a niche in the international arms market, is now eyeing the Egyptian arms market.
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