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  • Jailed Egypt opposition leader faces new charges Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 2:06 PM
    Egypt's jailed opposition leader Ayman Nur faced hearings in a Cairo court after five new complaints were filed against him despite his ailing health, his wife told AFP.
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  • Prosecutors Question Jailed Egypt Leader Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 46 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Prosecutors have questioned a jailed Egyptian opposition leader on allegations of slander against a pro-government lawmaker, his wife said Sunday.
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  • Egypt's Al-Ahly reach new level: Portuguese coach Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 23 minutes ago
    Manuel Jose, Portuguese coach for Egypt's Al-Ahly, said Ahly are now capable of playing at the highest levels after they clinched the bronze medal in the 2006 FIFA Club World Cup by beating Mexico's Club America, Egypt's soccer website filgoal.com reported on Monday.
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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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  • Egypt bank sold to pay off debts Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Dec 17 4:00 PM
    CAIRO: Egypt will use the proceeds from the sale of Bank of Alexandria to pay off public sector debts owed to two state banks, the Egyptian minister of investment said yesterday.
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  • Ohioan Held In Egypt: Suspected Terror Link Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - Dec 17 12:27 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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  • 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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  • Clooney lobbies Egypt for help in Darfur Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Dec 17 5:48 AM
    Oscar-winning actor meets with foreign minister, president's family Actor George Clooney lobbied today for Egypt's help in getting protection for victims of Darfur's increasing violence.
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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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  • LAST FRENCH ISLAMIST DEPORTED FROM EGYPT Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 17 2:31 AM
    CAIRO, Dec 17, 2006 (AFP) - The last of a group of 11 French Islamists detained in Egypt last month on suspicion of involvement with terrorist organisations was deported Sunday, security sources said.
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  • Pakistan, Egypt to boost ties Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 16 8:07 PM
    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 - Dec 16 7:06 PM
    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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  • Exhibit shows Egypt's sunken treasures Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 17 5:37 PM
    Treasure hunters have long scoured the Egyptian coast for vestiges of the great port of Alexandria. Now an exhibit at Paris' Grand Palais brings together 500 ancient artifacts recovered from the area.
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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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  • Ancient Egyptian carving sheds light on Karnak temple Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 2:11 PM
    Egypt announced the discovery of a carving dating back to the 12th century BC which could hold the key to valuable information on Karnak temple, the largest ancient religious site in the world.
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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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  • Egypt: Police Intensify Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 17 3:38 PM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, December 18, 2006) In simultaneous predawn raids, Egyptian police on Thursday arrested 17 senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood and rounded up at least 140 students on suspicion of being ...
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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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  • Gaza weapons smuggling flourishes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 10:42 AM
    In houses along the steel wall separating Gaza and Egypt, the lights are flickering a sign that smugglers are digging tunnels below, their powerful drills weakening the flow of electricity.
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  • Gaza arms smuggling summary box Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 10:45 AM
    WHERE: On the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, smugglers are digging an ever-expanding maze of tunnels to bring in weapons and other contraband.
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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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  • Waffle, fudge and Mom's apple pie Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Dec 17 6:01 PM
    Air Blair to the Middle East is hardly a comfortable experience. This tour dashing through Turkey to Egypt, the detour to Iraq, back to Israel and the West Bank will be more bumpy (physically and politically) than is customary.
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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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  • Eileen Caddy Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 17 6:06 PM
    The founder of the Findhorn Community, who has died aged 89, was born Eileen Combe in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1917, the daughter of a bank director. The family's lifestyle was opulent and she was educated privately in Ireland and elsewhere, but does not seem to have been able to settle.
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  • Aboutrika leads Al Ahly to third place Open this result in new window
    Fox Sports - Dec 17 7:18 AM
    Mohamed Aboutrika scored a pair of goals Sunday as Egypt's Al Ahly defeated Mexican side Club America 2-1 to clinch third place in the Club World Cup.
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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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  • Egyptian archeologists unearth carving for god Amoun's high priest Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 17 5:18 PM
    A mission of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has discovered a stone carving for god Amoun's High Priest in the ancient city Luxor, Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said on Sunday.
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  • Reliance, Maxis, Orascom join race for Hutch stake Open this result in new window
    telecomasia.net - Dec 17 4:21 PM
    (The Statesman via NewsEdge) The race for acquiring Indias third largest mobile services provider Hutchison Essar has heated up, with Reliance Communications, Malaysias Maxis, and Egypts Orascom joining the fray.
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  • Hamas-Fatah tensions soar Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Dec 17 1:54 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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  • Anil offers HTIL boss stake to win Hutch-Essar control Open this result in new window
    Express India - Dec 17 2:12 PM
    In its battle with Egypt's Orascom and Malaysia's Maxis Communications to wrest control of Hutchison Essar, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group is believed to have offered Hutchison Telecommunications' Hong Kong-based Chinese owner Li Ka-Shing a stake in Reliance Communications Ltd.
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  • Archaeologists find 4,000-year-old mummy of a doctor Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 17 4:00 AM
    Remains found in Egypt found with metal surgical instruments date back more than 4,000 years.
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  • Court denies Bahai couple document IDs (Sharon Otterman / THE WASHINGTON TIMES) Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Dec 17 6:46 AM
    Egypt's highest administrative court ruled yesterday that a Bahai couple cannot identify themselves as members of the Bahai faith in their official documents, a decision human rights advocates called a setback for religious freedom in Egypt.
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  • Andy Couldridge ACTION IMAGES Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 17 8:11 AM
    Comments from the two coaches after the match for third place between Egypt's Al Ahly and Mexico's side Club America on Sunday 17 December at the International Stadium in Yokohama.
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  • Brendonn Malone ACTION IMAGES Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 17 8:12 AM
    Mohamed Aboutrika was the hero of a magical night for Egypt's Al Ahly Sporting Club at the International Stadium in Yokohama, as the reigning African champions clinched a 2-1 win over Mexico's Club America and with it an impressive third place at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2006.
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  • Clooney returns to the U.N. with Darfur advocates Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 17 1:01 AM
    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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  • 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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  • Egyptian judge's ruling throws minority Bahai community into limbo Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 17 12:33 PM
    An Egyptian court has denied Bahais the right to state their religion on official documents and described them as pro-Israeli apostates, in a landmark case condemned by local rights organizations. The case, seen as a test of religious freedom in the Arab world's most populated country, left Egypt's 2,000-strong Bahai community suspended.
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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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  • Egyptians take Club World bronze Open this result in new window
    TeamTalk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport - Dec 17 3:15 AM
    Two goals from Mohamed Aboutrika saw Egypt's Al Ahly defeat Club America from Mexico 2-1 and take third place in the FIFA Club World Cup.The midfielder scored a goal in each half at the Yokohama International Stadium to give the African champions the win just one year after they finished last in the event.
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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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  • Jury awards father $3 million Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Dec 16 11:38 PM
    Millersville man's children were taken to Egypt illegally by their mother in 2001 A jury awarded more than $3 million in damages yesterday to a Millersville man whose sons were taken to Egypt by their mother five years ago and are being kept from him illegally.
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  • Egyptians claim third at Club Championships Open this result in new window
    RTÉ News - Dec 17 2:51 AM
    Two goals from playmaker Mohamed Aboutrika saw Egypt's Al Ahly beat Club America from Mexico 2-1 and take third place in the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan.
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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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  • Britain's Blair Makes Surprise Visit to Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 17 1:36 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair made a surprise visit to Baghdad Sunday for talks with his Iraqi counterpart, Nouri al-Maliki. Iraq is Mr. Blair's third stop in his Middle East tour, which has taken him to Turkey and Egypt.
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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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  • Blair In Baghdad On Middle East Tour Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 17 1:08 AM
    Tony Blair has arrived in Baghdad on the third day of his visit to the Middle East as he continues to try and boost the peace process in the region. Mr Blair, who has so far visited Turkey and Egypt, has been concentrating on the situation in the Palestinian Authority in comments so far.
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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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  • 'Happyness' pays off at box office Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Not even a dragon or the world's most-beloved spider could deny Will Smith another first-place finish at the box office.
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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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  • Briefs Open this result in new window
    Chillicothe Gazette - Dec 17 4:37 AM
    The Union Township Board of Trustees will conduct its 2007 organizational meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday,Dec. 30, at the Union Township Trustees Board Room, 5778 Egypt Pike, Chillicothe.
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  • Border Patrol Nabs Drugs Smugglers from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 16 10:34 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Border Patrol policemen late Saturday night caught three drug smugglers along the Egyptian border and confiscated 10 bags of marijuana and hashish.
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  • Blair expected for talks with Mubarak Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 17 1:32 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair is headed to Egypt for talks with President Hosni Mubarak, presidential sources have said.
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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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  • Harrah's board meeting again Sunday Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 2:34 PM
    The special board committee of casino giant Harrah's Entertainment was meeting again in New York on Sunday for another round of discussions on buyout offers it received this week, according to a person close to the matter.
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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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  • Blair urges support for Iraq government Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 17 1:30 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair took his Middle East peace tour to Iraq on Sunday, urging support for its fragile government and seeking to draw the violence-wracked country into his vision of a global battle against extremism.
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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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  • UK PM arrives for Israel visit Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 17 4:15 PM
    UK Prime Minister Tony Blair arrives in Israel to try and restart peace talks, after meeting British soldiers in Iraq.
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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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  • Adriano shocks Barca to snatch cup Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 17 9:51 AM
    YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) -- Substitute Adriano fired an 82nd-minute winner as Brazil's Internacional shocked Barcelona 1-0 to win the Club World Cup in a smash-and-grab raid on Sunday.
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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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  • Will Smith's 'Pursuit' Tops Box Office With $27 Million Debu Open this result in new window
    Fox News - 54 minutes ago
    Sony's father-son drama "The Pursuit of Happyness" debuts as the No. 1 movie with $27 million in sales on its opening weekend
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  • Will Smith Finds Box Office 'Happyness' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 49 minutes ago
    The heartwarming, true-life rags-to-riches tale "The Pursuit of Happyness" debuted at no. 1 at the box office this weekend. The Will Smith drama took in $27 million.
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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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  • Brazil team upsets Barcelona for club title Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    Substitute Adriano scored late in the second half Sunday, and South American champion Internacional of Brazil upset Spanish powerhouse Barcelona, 1-0, to win the Club World Cup.
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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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