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  • Egypt and Libya boost trade ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 10:45 AM
    Egypt and Libya signed 18 agreements and protocols in a bid to strengthen bilateral ties in the fields of trade, tourism and education, the state-run MENA news agency reported.
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  • Egypt Islamists reiterate rejection of violence Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 21 6:58 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's opposition Muslim Brothers reiterated their rejection of violence Thursday as they continued to come under attack over a military-style demonstration staged by students earlier this month.
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  • EU monitors to stop Hamas money at Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 21 7:07 AM
    Source: Reuters JERUSALEM, Dec 21 (Reuters) - European monitors responsible for policing the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt have reached an agreement with Israel and other parties to stop funds being brought ...
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  • DEPORTED FRENCH MUSLIM ACCUSES EGYPT OF RIGHTS VIOLATIONS Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 21 7:00 AM
    PARIS, Dec 21, 2006 (AFP) - A French Muslim deported from Egypt on suspicion of links to terrorist groups on Thursday accused Egyptian authorities of violating his human rights and demanded the French government step in on his behalf.
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  • Baker & McKenzie advises Government of Egypt on first bank privatisation Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 21 4:53 AM
    Baker & McKenzie has advised the Government of Egypt on the sale of an 80% stake in Egypt's state-owned Bank of Alexandria (BoA) to Italy's Sanpaolo IMI.
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  • MasterCard launches 'Win a BMW' campaign in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 20 11:23 PM
    MasterCard Worldwide, a leader in advancing global commerce, launched its 'Win a BMW' prize draw campaign in Egypt.
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  • Rousing welcome for Egypt`s Al Ahli Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Dec 21 1:24 AM
    Cairo, Egypt, 12/21 - Thousands of Egyptians, led by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, Tuesday welcomed home club side Al Ahli from Japan where they clinched third place in the Club World Cup that ran from 10-17 December.
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  • Ohioan Held In Egypt: Suspected Terror Link Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - Dec 20 4:38 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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  • Egypt's Bahais denied citizenship rights Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 20 2:20 AM
    CAIRO -- A case that was to grant a religious minority full citizenship rights in Egypt ended last week with yet another blow to the Bahais of Egypt. The supreme authoritative court of Egypt ruled against allowing Bahais religious identification on their official personal documents.
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  • Jews expelled from Egypt left behind a piece of their hearts Open this result in new window
    JTA - Dec 21 11:25 AM
    RAMAT GAN, Israel, Dec. 18 (JTA) At a lavish dinner party at an Alexandria nightclub on Oct. 29, 1956, Geoffrey Hanson celebrated his engagement to a beautiful woman named Jeanette whom he had courted for six years in a fairy-tale romance.
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  • 12 Illegal Aliens Captured Crossing Egypt-Israel Border Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 20 9:48 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Border police and IDF soldiers captured 12 people attempting to illegally cross into Israel from Egypt a short time ago. The foreigners, four men and eight women, were mostly of Chinese citizenship.
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  • Intel Chairman unveils Egypt's first 'Digital Village' Open this result in new window
    ZDNet India - Dec 20 3:46 AM
    In Oseem, a small city in Egypt, where modern conveniences are scarce, Intel Corporation is using computers and wireless technology to expose it's 200,000 residents to tap into the vast knowledge resources on the Internet.
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  • Bahai battle intensifies in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 20 5:30 AM
    In a landmark court case recently held in Egypt, Egyptian legal authorities banned the right of Bahais the right to state their religion on official documents. The supreme administrative court, which made the ruling, also described Bahais as "pro-Israeli apostates."
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  • Vodafone moves to strengthen Egyptian stake Open this result in new window
    FT.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 4:20 AM
    Vodafone yesterday underlined the importance of emerging markets to the mobile phone group by strengthening its presence in Egypt and holding out the possibility of further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa.
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  • Egypt bars senior Brotherhood member from travelling to Qatar Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 20 1:28 AM
    CAIRO: Egyptian security forces barred a top member of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, Egypts strongest opposition group, from travelling to Qatar yesterday, security and Brotherhood sources said.
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  • Egypt debates Brotherhood role Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 19 6:27 PM
    A fierce debate has erupted in Egypt about the nature and intentions of the Muslim Brotherhood opposition, after Islamist students wore black hoods and performed martial arts movements at a protest in Al Azhar University in Cairo.
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  • Acer names new Country Manager for KSA, Egypt and East Africa Open this result in new window
    CPILive.net - Dec 19 11:12 PM
    Acer Computer Middle East has announced a new country manager to oversee operations in KSA, Egypt and East Africa. The new country manager, Shashank Sharma will have the task of consolidating Acers presence in those markets.
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  • Egypt's Al-Ahly slam FA decision to limit its squads Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 21 4:26 AM
    FIFA Club World Cup bronze medalists Al-Ahly criticized Egyptian Football Association for limiting Ahly's squad to 25 players starting from next season, local soccer news website filgoal.com reported Thursday.
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  • Egypt, Russia sign agt on financial intelligence cooperation Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Dec 20 11:48 PM
    CAIRO, December 21 (Itar-Tass) - Russias Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) and Egyptian department for fighting money laundering signed here on Thursday an interdepartmental agreement on combating money laundering.
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  • Shabana wins fifth title in 2006 Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 21 12:35 PM
    Egypt's Amr Shabana beat France's Gregory Gaultier to win the Saudi International, a PSA Super Series Platinum event, in Al Khobar.
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  • Remnants of once-proud community say theyre at home, but tread lightly Open this result in new window
    JTA - Dec 21 11:40 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Dec. 18 (JTA) Its clear that the fewer than 100 Jews who remain in Egypt today are well integrated into society and that many consider themselves fully Egyptian.
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  • Egypt: Nile Has Been Egypt's Lifeline Since Before Christ Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 19 10:00 AM
    The use of the Nile waters for irrigation in Egypt, now regulated by the Nile Waters Treaty of 1959, dates back to at least 4000 BC.
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  • Leader: Iran - the rhetoric of confrontation Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 21 6:10 PM
    Leader: Tony Blair waited until the final stop of his Middle East trip to deliver his big message about the state of the region. After visits to Turkey, Egypt, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories he declared in Dubai that Iran was at the heart of a "monumental struggle" between the forces of moderation and the forces of extremism.
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  • Body found dead in basement of Willard home after explosion Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Dec 21 1:34 PM
    WILLARD A person was found dead today in the basement of a home that exploded and burned just north of town early today. A cadaver dog located the body inside the basement of the structure at 4049 Egypt Road, according to the Willard Fire Chief Richard Myers.
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  • P.M. EXTRA: Body found dead in basement of Willard home after explosion Open this result in new window
    Telegraph-Forum - Dec 21 5:31 PM
    WILLARD An unidentified body was found in the basement of a home that exploded and burned just north of town early Thursday. A cadaver dog located the remains in the rubble of the structure at 4049 Egypt Road, according to Willard Fire Chief Richard Myers.
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  • Goff Presses for Reduction in Tariffs Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Dec 21 1:32 PM
    Reductions of tariffs on dairy exports to Egypt were top of the agenda for trade talks between Egyptian Trade and Industry Minister, Rachid Rachid, and New Zealand Trade Minister Phil Goff in Cairo yesterday.
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  • Libya, Egypt in military co-operation pact Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Dec 19 9:43 AM
    TRIPOLI, December 19 -- Libya and Egypt, Sunday in Tripoli, signed a memorandum of understanding that would promote military co-operation between the two countries, according to official sources here.
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  • BAE SYSTEMS Receives Contract Modification to Provide Howitzer Spares Packages for Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 21 5:42 AM
    YORK, Pa.----BAE Systems has been awarded a $16.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to provide spare parts for M109A5 self-propelled howitzers for the Egyptian Land Forces.
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  • Analysis:Can Hamas be reined-in? Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 21 12:59 PM
    ASHKELON, Israel, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Egypt is said to have quietly agreed not to let the Hamas-led Palestinian government circumvent an international boycott by carrying millions of dollars in suitcases across its border to the Gaza Strip.
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  • Muslim Brothers repeat rejection of violence Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 21 1:21 PM
    Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood reiterated its rejection of violence Thursday as it continued to come under attack over a military-style demonstration staged by students earlier this month. "The Muslim Brotherhood reject violence," said the deputy leader of the movement's parliamentary group, Hussein Ibrahim, in a statement.
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  • Rendered faithless and stateless Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Dec 21 1:13 PM
    Egypt's Baha'is won a historic victory when their right to be certified as Baha'is on official documentation was recognised by a ruling of the Egyptian Administrative Court on 4 April 2006. This week, the country's Baha'is suffered a disastrous setback.
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  • Marico in strategic alliance with Egypt's Pyramids Group Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 20 10:48 PM
    Mumbai, Dec 20: In the second foray of its kind in the Egyptian market, FMCG major Marico today announced it had entered into a strategic alliance with the Cairo-based Pyramids Group for the latter's hair-care brand, HairCode.
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  • Few Egyptian Jews Left, Proud But Cautious Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - Dec 21 1:28 PM
    It's clear that the fewer than 100 Jews who remain in Egypt today are well integrated into society and that many consider themselves fully Egyptian. Take Lina Mattatia, who has recorded births, marriages and deaths for the Jewish community in Alexandria for the past three decades.
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  • Video claims U.S. should talk to al-Qaida Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Dec 21 4:11 AM
    Cairo, Egypt -- The deputy leader of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahri, told the United States it is negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, suggesting in a video released Wednesday that his terror group was the real power broker in the country.
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  • MIDDLE EAST: MIDDLE EAST: Weekly update of human rights violations in the region (14 Nov - 21 Dec 2006) Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 21 7:06 AM
    Source: IRIN Followers of Bahai faith not officially recognised in Egypt, Iraq deemed deadliest place in the world for journalists, Jordanian government closes notorious jail, Syrian activist Michel Kilo to be tried soon, and appeal rejected of editor jailed for re-publishing offensive cartoons in Yemen.
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  • EU Monitors: Hamas-led PA Will Control Hamas Cash Smuggling Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 21 2:48 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) The Hamas-led Palestinian Authority has agreed to put an end to its smuggling of cash into Gaza from Egypt, said a European Union official Thursday night.
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  • World No1 Jets In For Squash Awards Open this result in new window
    SquashNow! - Dec 21 12:54 PM
    Fresh from his triumph in the Saudi International , Egypt's World No1 Amr Shabana heads a star-studded guest list at the World Squash Awards at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London , tomorrow (Friday 22 December).
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  • Egypt's Zamalek interested in French coach Alain Giresse Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 19 5:11 AM
    An official with Zamalek, one of Egypt's best soccer clubs based in Cairo, said French football legend Alain Giresse is in line to succeed Portuguese Manuel Cajuda as coach of Zamalek, local soccer news website filgoal.com reported on Tuesday.
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  • Al-Qaida deputy brags of Iraq influence Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Dec 21 1:11 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt The deputy leader of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahri, told the United States it is negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, suggesting in a video released Wednesday that his terror group was the real power broker in the country.
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  • Timing Perfect on Landfill Check Open this result in new window
    Du Quoin Evening Call - Dec 21 12:44 PM
    PINCKNEYVILLE - A $50,000 check from developers of the Perry County landfill will allow the county to turn the corner on solvency at year's end, according to County Clerk Kevin Kern. The money is slightly less than half of the monies being agreed to in a settlement with the Greater Egypt Regional Landfill group, said Kern.
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  • Egypt stops opposition spokesman from leaving country Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 19 9:54 AM
    Egyptian authorities prevented the spokesman of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood from leaving the country to attend a conference in the Gulf emirate of Qatar.
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  • Brotherhood reiterate rejection of violence Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Dec 21 6:44 AM
    Egypt's opposition Muslim Brothers reiterated their rejection of violence as they continued to come under attack over a military-style demonstration staged by students earlier this month.
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  • Al Qaeda figure says Baghdad can't help U.S. Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Dec 20 10:07 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The deputy leader of al Qaeda said in a video broadcast yesterday that the United States is negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, implying Washington should be talking to his group instead.
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  • Al-Qaida: Exiting Iraq plan will fail Open this result in new window
    The Herald News - Dec 21 2:12 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The deputy leader of al-Qaida said the United States was negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, implying in a video broadcast Wednesday on Al-Jazeera that Washington should be talking to his group.
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  • Al Qaeda's No. 2 speaks out against elections Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 20 1:09 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The deputy leader of the al Qaeda terror group, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has come out against early elections in the Palestinian territories, saying in a videotape broadcast on Al-Jazeera on Wednesday that voting would lead only to defeat.
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  • Man Claims He Was Tortured in Egypt: CTV Josh Pringle Open this result in new window
    580 CFRA News Talk Radio - Dec 20 11:56 PM
    Copyright 2004 580 CFRA & CHUM RADIO OTTAWA. CHUM Limited Privacy Brochure . All rights reserved. Please visit other CHUM sites
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  • Muzurovic re-appointed Bosnia boss Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 21 2:39 PM
    SARAJEVO, Bosnia (Reuters) -- Fuad Muzurovic has been re-appointed coach of Bosnia in place of the sacked Blaz Sliskovic, the national football association (NFSBIH) said on Thursday.
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  • EGYPT, ITALY AND CHINA CLOSING IN ON TRADE DEAL: REPORT Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 18 5:17 PM
    LONDON, Dec 13, 2006 (AFP) - Egypt, Italy and China are closing in on a three-way agreement which would see Chinese exports predominantly use the Suez Canal to access Europe, and dock at the Italian port of Gioia Tauro, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
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  • Southern Exposure Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Dec 21 1:46 AM
    December 2006 A policy shift in Egypt has put developing countries at the forefront of the government's trade and investment strategy. Does this mean Egypt should abandon its traditional relations with wealthy developed nations?
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  • MasterCard win a BMW Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 21 12:24 AM
    MasterCard debit and credit card holders have the chance to win a BMW by making purchases with cards in Egypt. Cardholders are automatically entered into a draw for two BMW 1 Series cars every time they make a purchase with cards. The promotion runs until 28 February 2007.
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  • National Security and Intelligence Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 21 2:03 PM
    Washington Post intelligence reporter Dana Priest was online Thursday, Dec. 21, at 3:30 p.m. ET to discuss the latest developments in national security and intelligence.
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  • Israel persistently rejects Syrias outstretched hand - Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 21 1:35 AM
    Israel insists on rejecting Syria's outstretched hand, risking another Yom Kippur War, also known as the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Fourth Arab-Israeli War; fought from October 6 to October 26, 1973 between Israel and a coalition of Arab nations led by Egypt and Syria..
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  • Valley of the Kings reveals new treasure Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Dec 20 5:14 PM
    Egypts Valley of the Kings bequeaths to the world a startling new mystery, writes HIZREEN KAMAL.
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  • Two Elephants Must Relocate, Seek Good Home Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 21 5:46 PM
    The elephant Nicholas deserves much better. In the tangled tale of his unhappy limbo, that may be the only thing that everyone can agree on.
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  • Marico buys Haircode brand in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Dec 20 5:17 AM
    Marico has entered into a strategic alliance with Cairo-based Pyramids Group for buying its hair care brand HairCode. According to a release issued by Marico to the BSE today, HairCode is a leading brand in the Egyptian hair care market and its range includes hair creams and hair gels.
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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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  • MEPRA spreads its wings across Middle East Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 20 9:23 PM
    MEPRA, the Dubai Media City-registered industry association, is looking towards establishing chapters in a number of Middle East countries, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt.
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  • Buyers circle Hutchison Whampoa's Indian cellphone business Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 21 2:46 PM
    Vodafone, Orascom and the private equity group Blackstone are considering separate bids for the group.
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  • Religion news in brief Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 9:01 AM
    James Dobson, chairman of Focus on the Family, says "the two most loving women in the world cannot provide a daddy for a little boy."
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  • GSP Investigates Effingham County Crash That Killed Four Open this result in new window
    WTOC 11 Savannah - Dec 20 4:18 PM
    Four people, including two children, were killed in Effingham County on Tuesday night when a car collided with a logging truck in Egypt, just north of Guyton.
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  • Al-Zawahri criticizes early polls for Palestinians, saying holy war is the way Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - Dec 20 7:30 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A new video tape from Osama bin Laden's second-in-command.
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  • Prosecutors Question Jailed Egypt Leader Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 17 8:59 PM
    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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  • Chinese chemical giant plans factory in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 18 2:17 PM
    China's top chemical company has signed a deal to set up its first factory in Egypt, which aims to become the Asian giant's launch pad for investments in Africa and the Middle East. The National Bank of Egypt signed a memorandum of understanding with the China National Chemical Engineering Company (CNCEC) on Sunday.
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  • Ancient carving unearthed in Egypt could hold key to mystery of Karnak temple Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 18 2:07 PM
    Egypt announced Sunday the discovery of a carving dating back to the 12th century BC, which could hold a key to valuable information on the Karnak temple, the largest ancient religious site in the world. The large quartzite stone, carved with 17 lines of hieroglyphics, highlights the achievements of high.
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  • Vodafone seen dialing up Indian firm Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Dec 21 5:09 AM
    Report: The $13.5B proposed deal with Hutchison Essar would land Vodafone India's fourth-largest wireless operator, but likely would trigger Reliance offer.
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  • Vodafone eyes $13.5B bid in India Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 21 5:09 AM
    LONDON/MUMBAI, England/India (Reuters) -- Hutchison Whampoa has received bid interest in its Indian mobile phone business but the prices indicated so far are too low, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.
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  • Botswana: Nasha is Acting President Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 20 1:16 PM
    The Minister of Local Government, Margaret Nasha, is the Acting President, while President Festus Mogae is in Egypt on a state visit. Speculation is rife that Nasha had to act, as the Vice President Ian Khama is already on holiday.
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  • Shiites seek cease-fire from cleric Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 5:12 AM
    Delegates representing Shiite groups forming the largest bloc in Iraq's parliament gathered Thursday at the home of the country's top Shiite cleric to seek his blessing for a new coalition that would promote national reconciliation.
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  • Al-Qaida deputy: If U.S. wants out of Iraq it must talk to 'real powers' Open this result in new window
    CNews - Dec 20 11:49 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The deputy leader of al-Qaida said the United States was negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, implying in a video broadcast Wednesday on Al-Jazeera that Washington should be talking to his group.
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  • COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Cummer journeys to Egypt with exhibit Open this result in new window
    The Florida Times-Union - Dec 20 3:26 AM
    Egyptian treasures from the British Museum come to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens this month.
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  • Radical cleric mulling Iraq cease-fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 3:34 AM
    Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who heads a militia feared by Iraq's Sunnis, is considering a one-month unilateral cease-fire and may push his followers to rejoin the political process after a three-week boycott, officials close to him said.
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  • Hutchison bidders to borrow $15 billion, bankers say Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 21 7:46 AM
    Blackstone Group and Reliance Communications have asked banks led by Citigroup and UBS to lend almost $15 billion to finance a buyout of the Indian mobile phone company Hutchison Essar, bankers with direct knowledge of the deal said Thursday.
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  • World's Most Congested Cities Open this result in new window
    Forbes - Dec 21 3:23 AM
    The worst cities for traffic, dominantly Asian with an assist from Africa, translate into a host of urban problems.
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  • France uses money, not manacles, for deportation Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 21 7:40 AM
    As Europe struggles to cope with a sharply rising tide of economic refugees from Africa, France is reformulating its strategy on repatriating illegal immigrants in the hope of enlisting the support of their home countries.
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  • Jailed Egypt opposition leader faces new charges Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 18 2:58 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's jailed opposition leader Ayman Nur faced hearings in a Cairo court Sunday after five new complaints were filed against him despite his ailing health, his wife said.
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  • Bidders eye Hutch India mobile business: source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 2:55 AM
    Hutchison Whampoa (0013.HK) has received bid interest in its Indian mobile phone business, but is unlikely to sell the unit for the prices indicated so far, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.
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  • Vodafone 'eyes Indian expansion' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 21 9:17 AM
    Vodafone is preparing a $13bn bid for the Indian mobile phone business of Hutchison Whampoa, reports say.
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  • Egypt Bahais lose battle for recognition Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 18 1:04 AM
    PRO-ISRAELI APOSTATES? A demonstrator holds placards featuring Bahai identity cards at a protest in front of the Court of the State Council in Cairo December 16, to show support for the Bahai community in Egypt.
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  • Al-Zawahri criticizes early polls for Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 20 3:53 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden's second-in-command criticized both sides of the Palestinian power struggle in a videotape aired Wednesday, calling the Palestinian president "America's man"...
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  • Marico to acquire HairCode Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Dec 20 11:53 AM
    Marico Ltd has announced a strategic alliance with the Cairo-based Pyramids group for acquiring HairCode, a leading haircare brand in Egypt.
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  • By The Associated Press Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Phoenix - Dec 20 7:56 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Osama bin Laden's second-in-command criticized both sides of the Palestinian power struggle in a videotape aired Wednesday, calling the Palestinian president "America's man" but also lashing out at the Islamic group Hamas.
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  • A year of Mid-East disappointment Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 21 8:07 AM
    The BBC's Jeremy Bowen looks at a year of hopes dashed across the Middle East which bodes even more ill for 2007.
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  • Al-Zawahri criticizes early polls for Palestinians, saying holy war is the way Open this result in new window
    WHOI - Dec 20 7:53 AM
    (AP) -- CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - A new video tape from Osama bin Laden's second-in-command. Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri criticized both sides of the Palestinian power struggle, calling the Palestinian president "America's man."
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  • Al-Zawahri criticizes early polls for Palestinians, saying holy war is the way Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Dec 20 7:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A new video tape from Osama bin Laden's second-in-command. Egyptian-born Ayman al-Zawahri criticized both sides of the Palestinian power struggle, calling...
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  • Al-Qaida deputy criticizes both sides of Palestinian power struggle Open this result in new window
    Leesville Leader - Dec 20 7:07 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The deputy leader of al-Qaida criticized both sides of the Palestinian power struggle in a video aired Wednesday, calling the Palestinian president America's man'' but also lashing out at the Islamic group Hamas.
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  • Reliance awaits Vodafone move on Hutchison India-paper Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    MUMBAI, Dec 22 (Reuters) - India's Reliance Communications Ltd. will move to bid for smaller rival Hutchison Essar Ltd. only after Britain's Vodafone revealed its strategy, The Economic Times reported on Friday.
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  • Naftohaz Ukrayiny wins Egypt tender Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Dec 18 6:37 AM
    Ukraine's Naftohaz Ukrayiny won a tender to develop oil and gas deposits in Egypt.
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  • Reliance awaits Vodafone move Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    India's Reliance Communications Ltd. will move to bid for smaller rival Hutchison Essar Ltd. only after Vodafone revealed its strategy, The Economic Times reported on Friday.
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  • Al-Qaida Hints at Power Status in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 21 6:22 AM
    Deputy Leader of al-Qaida Tells U.S. That It's Negotiating With the Wrong People in Iraq
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  • Tutankhamen liked his wine white Open this result in new window
    New Scientist - Dec 20 6:42 AM
    Despite there being no record of white wine in Egypt until 1600 years after he died, it appears he had six jars of the stuff in his tomb
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  • Leader Hints U.S. Should Talk to al-Qaida Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Dec 20 6:22 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The deputy leader of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahri, told the United States on Wednesday that it was negotiating with the wrong people in Iraq, strongly implying in a video broadcast on Al-Jazeera that Washington should be talking to his terror group.
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  • Al Qaeda's #2 calls for holy war Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 20 6:17 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt- The deputy leader of the Al Qaeda terror group, Ayman Al-Zawahri, has come out against early elections in the Palestinian territories, saying in a video tape broadcast on Al-Jazeera on Wednesday that voting would lead only to defeat and the right policy was armed struggle.
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  • IMF Mission Reviews Economic Developments and Policies in the Arab Republic of Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] IMF - Dec 18 10:41 AM
    "A staff mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Klaus Enders visited Egypt during December 4-14, 2006 to take stock of the recent economic developments and the policy stance since the conclusion of the last Article IV Consultations in July 2006. A fuller review is planned for mid-2007 in the context of the IMF's annual consultation with Egypt.
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  • NBC: U.S. is hamstrung by Iraq, again Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 21 10:22 AM
    America's foreign policy in 2006 was dominated by one overwhelming reality: the escalation of violence in Iraq. Andrea Mitchell,NBC News' Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent, reports on how the war has constrained diplomatic options for the U.S. in virtually all corners of the world.
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  • Egyptian politican's failing health blamed on prison Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Dec 20 12:21 AM
    Egypt's most prominent opposition politician, who was jailed after he came in second in 2005 in the country's first contested presidential election, has severe health problems that ''inhumane'' prison conditions have worsened, his wife said Tuesday.
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  • UPDATE 5-Vodafone, Reliance seen eyeing Hutch India unit Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Hutchison Whampoa has received bid approaches for its Indian mobile phone business, a source close to the matter said on Thursday, sparking talk that Britain's Vodafone and India's Reliance Communications are gearing up for a $13.5 billion-plus bid battle.
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  • Vodafone eyes $13.5 bln offer for India's Hutch: paper Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 20 10:30 PM
    The board of Britain's Vodafone Group Plc. is set to meet on Thursday to consider a proposed $13.5 billion-plus offer for India's Hutchison Essar, the Financial Times reported.
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  • Concrete evidence in Giza's pyramids Open this result in new window
    New Scientist - Dec 20 5:48 AM
    Were the pyramids of Giza in Egypt partly built of concrete? The debate has just been reignited
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  • U.N. Evacuates 71 Workers From Darfur Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 19 2:58 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The United Nations evacuated 71 aid workers from the largest refugee camp in Darfur Tuesday after gunmen looted their compounds, leaving some 130,000 refugees virtually without humanitarian help.
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  • Intel Chairman Unveils Egypt's First 'Digital Village' Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Dec 18 8:00 AM
    OSEEM, Egypt----In a small city near the Nile River where cars compete with cattle and modern conveniences are scarce, Intel Corporation is using computers and wireless technology to help Oseem's 200,000 residents tap into vast "knowledge resources" on the Internet in hopes of bettering their lives.
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