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  • France says Egypt breached accords in arrest of French nationals Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 10:12 AM
    France accused Egypt of breaching diplomatic accords over the way it handled the arrest and deportation of 11 French nationals suspected of having links to terrorist groups.
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  • European bank gives 50-mln-euro loan to Egypt for gas line project Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 22 6:35 PM
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has joined a group of investors to finance Egypt's south-bound gas pipeline with a 50-million-euro loan, MENA news agency reported on Friday.
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  • Western world has misgivings about Islam: Egypt politician Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Dec 22 5:23 PM
    DOHA As opposed to Marxism which is against capitalism, Islam preaches a middle path between capitalism and socialism, says a prominent politician from Egypt.
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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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  • FRANCE SAYS EGYPT BREACHED ACCORDS IN ARREST OF FRENCH NATIONALS Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 22 8:15 AM
    PARIS, Dec 22, 2006 (AFP) - France on Friday accused Egypt of breaching diplomatic accords over the way it handled the arrest and deportation of 11 French nationals suspected of having links to terrorist groups.
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  • Egypt accused of breaching diplomatic accords Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 22 1:54 PM
    PARIS. France yesterday accused Egypt of breaching diplomatic accords over the way it handled the arrest and deportation of 11 French nationals suspected of having links to terrorist groups.
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  • In Egypt, India is Big B! Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 22 1:48 AM
    Two things would strike Indians on a visit to Egypt the warmth that the hoi polloi exude when they run into Indians and, the phenomenal popularity of "Big B" Amitabh Bachchan.
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  • Egypt to keep funds out of Gaza: EU monitors Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 22 2:29 AM
    JERUSALEM: European monitors overseeing the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt said yesterday that Egypt made a commitment to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to keep Hamas officials from using the border to bring in funds.
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  • Egypt sniffer dog's costly air movement Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 6:21 AM
    An Egyptian sniffer dog charged with ensuring the security of an EgyptAir flight from Cairo to New York has answered a call of nature that cost the airline an estimated 10,000 dollars.
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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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  • Palestinians smuggling rocket fuel to Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Dec 22 3:10 PM
    GAZA CITY The Hamas-led Palestinian Authority has smuggled a propellant for surface-to-air missiles. Palestinian sources said PA operatives have acquired a propellant required for the SA-7 shoulder-fired surface-to-air missile.
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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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  • Militia Offers U.S. Truce for Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Dec 22 5:03 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The purported leader of an al-Qaida-linked militant group offered U.S. troops a one-month truce for withdrawing from Iraq without being attacked, according to a speech posted on an Islamic Web site Friday.
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  • Explore 'Temples and Tombs' of Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Florida Times-Union - Dec 22 3:17 AM
    So, just how big a deal is the new "Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from the British Museum" exhibit that opens today at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens?
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  • Baker & McKenzie, BoA sale Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    Global law firm Baker and McKenzie has revealed that it has advised Egypt's government on the recent sale of an 80% stake in the state-owned Bank of Alexandria to Italy's Sanpaolo.
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  • UAE eyes ICAO seat Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 21 minutes ago
    The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority has claimed it has Arab support for a UAE seat on the International Civil Aviation Organisation Council, reported Gulf News. The UAE is vying with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia for four seats on the ICAO governing body which sets global aviation standards and policies.
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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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  • Olmert, Abbas may meet Saturday: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 22 6:10 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may meet on Saturday evening at Olmert's house in Jerusalem, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Friday.
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  • Arab League calls for dialogue to halt clashes in Somalia Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 22 5:40 PM
    The Arab League (AL) Friday called on Somalia's both sides of the armed clashes to halt fighting to pave the way for resuming negotiations, Egypt's MENA news agency reported.
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  • Paris wants Cairo to explain deportations Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 22 12:52 PM
    France on Friday accused Egypt of breaching diplomatic accords over the way it handled the arrest and deportation of 11 French nationals suspected of having links to terrorist groups. "There will be a [formal] protest" if Egyptian officials do not explain why they did not observe procedures of informing.
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  • Body found after Willard blast Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Dec 22 8:19 AM
    WILLARD -- A body was found in the basement of a home that exploded just north of town early Thursday. A cadaver dog found the remains in the rubble at 4049 Egypt Road, Willard Fire Chief Richard Myers said. The body was turned over to the Lucas County Coroner in Toledo for an autopsy.
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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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  • Iraqi militant group posts offer of truce on website Open this result in new window
    CNews - Dec 22 12:54 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - The purported leader of an al-Qaida-linked militant group offered U.S. troops a one-month truce for withdrawing from Iraq without being attacked, according to a speech posted on an Islamic website Friday.
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  • Tanganyika Announces 2006 Summary and 2007 Capital Budget Program Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] CCNMatthews via Yahoo! Finance - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    CALGARY, ALBERTA-- - Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. is pleased to report that the Board of Directors have approved a $185 million capital budget for 2007. An associated $45 million operating budget was approved which is equivalent to an average $6.50/barrel of oil for Syria and $2.20/bbl in Egypt.
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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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  • A country Christmas Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Dec 22 7:43 AM
    Santa Claus was spotted driving an International Harvester 364 on Highway 177 going toward Egypt Mills on Wednesday. (Patrick Slayton ~ Submitted photo)
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  • Egyptian sniffer dog costs airline Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 22 1:53 PM
    CAIRO. An Egyptian sniffer dog charged with ensuring the security of an Egypt Air flight from Cairo to New York answered a call of nature yesterday that cost the airline an estimated US$10 000.
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  • House explodes; 1 dead in Willard Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Dec 22 4:19 AM
    WILLARD -- An unidentified body was found in the basement of a home that exploded and burned just north of town early Thursday. A search dog found the remains in the rubble of the structure at 4049 Egypt Road, according to Willard fire Chief Richard Myers.
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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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  • Egyptian art specialist works on Cummer exhibit Open this result in new window
    Jacksonville Daily Record - Dec 22 7:06 AM
    For Dr. Neal Spencer of The British Museum, it took just one trip to Egypt to realize he wanted to work with Egyptian art for a living.
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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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  • Timing Perfect on Landfill Check Open this result in new window
    Du Quoin Evening Call - Dec 22 9:14 AM
    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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  • BusinessCast December 22, 2006 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 22 2:53 AM
    The week's Top Stories, every Friday on BusinessCast; Central Bank of Egypt raises rates to cool inflation... Indian trade with Middle East increases... Intersec security event grows by more than 50%, begins January 21... Diamond experts discuss Dubai as center for world diamond trade...
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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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  • RELATED NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Dec 22 4:31 AM
    Besides the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia are bidding for four seats on the ICAO governing body that sets global air transport standards and practices.
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  • Museum shops offer great Christmas gifts Open this result in new window
    Macon Telegraph - Dec 22 12:16 AM
    On a recent visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences, I picked up a handsome painting on papyrus for a very modest price. Papyrus, of course, is the early form of paper made in Egypt from flattened reeds. It will make a wonderful gift for anyone - particularly someone interested in either history or media studies.
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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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  • Vodafone in talks to acquire control of Hutchison Essar of India Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 22 1:39 PM
    The world's largest mobile phone company wants to gain direct access to the world's fastest-growing wireless market.
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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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  • Technology and the developing world Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Dec 22 8:24 AM
    When people ask me what I think is the most important trend in technology today, I always answer the same way. It's not Web 2.0, Open Source software or Google's growing power. The most important trend in technology is how it is boosting economic development around the world.
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  • Report: Arab Bank Holding Money for Hamas Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 21 10:18 PM
    Arab Bank officials vehemently denied the charge, calling it baseless. "There is no account for the Hamas movement in the Arab Bank in Egypt, or in any other branch, in the Palestinian Authority territories or elsewhere," officials stated.
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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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  • Iraq war 'makes Christians flee' Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 12 minutes ago
    The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned that Christian communities in the Middle East are being put at risk by the Government's "short-sighted" and "ignorant" policy in Iraq.
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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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  • From cold turkeys to white kangaroos Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 22 4:10 AM
    The pervasiveness of western culture means that perceptions of Christmas are in many ways dominated by western customs. Santa Claus, roast turkey, carols, decorated Christmas trees, nativity plays -- these are the defining images of Christmas in Europe and the U.S., and as a result have become the images most commonly associated with the festive season.
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  • Iraqi militant group offers U.S. a "truce" for withdrawing Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Dec 22 2:14 PM
    The purported leader of an al-Qaida-linked militant group offered U.S. troops a one-month truce without being attacked if they withdraw from Iraq, according to a speech posted on an Islamic Web site today.
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  • Vodafone eyes Hutchison India as Reliance circles Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 2:28 AM
    Mobile phone giant Vodafone Group Plc is considering buying a controlling interest in India's Hutchison Essar, raising the prospect of a $13-billion-plus bid battle with Reliance Communications for the operator.
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  • Vodafone says it may acquire stake in Hutchison Essar Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 22 6:46 AM
    The process is "at an early stage" and may not lead to a transaction, Vodafone said. It reflects the company's strategy to expand in fast-growth emerging markets.
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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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  • Rhetoric of confrontation Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Tony Blair waited until the final stop of his Middle East trip to deliver his big message about the state of the region.
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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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  • Iraqi militants offer truce if U.S leaves in one month Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 22 12:00 PM
    The purported leader of al-Qaida-linked insurgents in Iraq offered a one-month truce for U.S. troops to withdraw from the country without being attacked, according to a speech posted on an Islamic Web site today.
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  • Stierlin: Islamic Art and Architecture Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 49 minutes ago
    Much of what is discussed about Islam today is pockmarked by misunderstandings, assumptions and notions of terrorism and violence. Accordingly, what is increasingly overlooked is Islam's long history of peace and exquisite art.
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  • Some Progress, But Little Joy In Darfur Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 22 11:06 AM
    Although diplomats point to small advances in easing the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, the progress seem small in deed compared to the endless suffering of thousands there, writes CBS State Department Reporter Charles Wolfson.
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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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  • S.A. museums show works inspired by biblical scenes Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - Dec 22 5:30 PM
    The biblical story of Christ's birth as related by Matthew and Luke has inspired great paintings and sculptures for centuries.
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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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  • 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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  • Festival of Lights Open this result in new window
    Kinston Free Press - 31 minutes ago
    While Christmas trees decorate many windows this time of year, the 25 members of Temple Israel in Kinston are celebrating Chanukkah.
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  • Suitors Woo Mobile Phone Company in India Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 21 10:05 PM
    Potential buyers are circling Hutchison Essar, the fourth-largest mobile phone operator in India, in a deal that could top $14 billion.
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  • Libraries Open this result in new window
    Tribune Chronicle - 6 minutes ago
    l The Bristol Public Library will be closed today through Monday. The library will also be closed Dec. 30 through Jan. 1. l On display at the Bristol Public Library through January is a collection of model Bristol Township Historical buildings.
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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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  • Now Blair must appeal to Iran's moderates Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Tony Blair claimed yesterday that Iran poses a "strategic challenge" to moderate Middle East governments and the west as a whole, in a message that will gratify the ruling hardliners in Tehran.
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  • A MATTER OF COURSE Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 18 minutes ago
    A RUNNER'S attempt to set a world record for doing seven marathons on seven continents has run into trouble. Tim Harris, 23, of Dorset, thought he had a set a record of 46 days after his final marathon in the Antarctic on December 13.
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  • Blair heads to Turkey on first leg of Middle East tour Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    The prime minister, Tony Blair, set off for Turkey today on the first leg of a visit to the Middle East designed to restore momentum to the search for peace and stability in the region.
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  • Lord Carter of Devizes Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Denis Carter, Lord Carter of Devizes, who has died at 74, had a lifetime's experience in agriculture. For many years he was a consultant to big farming interests before becoming Labour's chief whip in the Lords during the discussions over its reform.
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  • Joshna short-listed Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    NEW DELHI Indian national woman champion and world's No. 42 Joshna Chinappa is among the five short listed for the Young Female Player of the Year award.
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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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  • Vodafone may face bid battle Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 22 4:37 PM
    The phone giant is considering buying India's fourth largest mobile company Hutchison Essar, valued at more than $13bn (7bn).
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  • Sounds Around Town: Concerts abound on holiday weekend Open this result in new window
    Phoenixville Phoenix - 21 minutes ago
    Issue 2: This week, along with all the shopping, office parties, and general holiday insanity, try to take in some live music. There are quite a few wonderful shows in the area this weekend.
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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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  • Mysterious Egyptian Glass Formed by Meteorite Strike, Study Says Open this result in new window
    National Geographic - Dec 22 11:20 AM
    Strange specimens of natural glass found in the Egyptian desert are products of a meteorite slamming into Earth between 100,000 and 200,000 years ago, scientists say.
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  • Wave riders go for Shore-Break Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Dec 22 4:54 PM
    While swimming and other water-related activities were prohibited at Teluk Chempedak beach here during this monsoon season, a group of surfboarders braved the waves to compete among themselves.
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  • Satyam ME business grows 70pc a year Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
    DUBAI Satyam Computer Services is achieving 70 per cent year-on-year revenue growth in the Middle East, according to top management. For the first time Satyam has chosen the Middle East to host its Leadership Summit.
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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
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  • Vodafone Says It May Buy India's Hutchison Essar (Update5) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 22 5:02 AM
    Dec. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Vodafone Group Plc, the world's largest mobile-phone company, may make an offer for a controlling stake in India's Hutchison Essar Ltd. to gain direct access to the world's fastest-growing wireless market.
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  • Robert Fisk: Banality and barefaced lies Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 22 4:25 PM
    I call it the Alice in Wonderland effect. Each time I tour the United States, I stare through the looking glass at the faraway region in which I live and work for The Independent - the Middle East - and see a landscape which I do no recognise, a distant tragedy turned, here in America, into a farce of hypocrisy and banality and barefaced lies. Am I the Cheshire Cat? Or the Mad Hatter?
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