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  • Two People Tested for Bird Flu in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Two people in Egypt have been tested for the bird flu virus. Egyptian health authorities have reported that they were tested after they had been in contact with infected fowl.
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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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  • Rights group demands prosecution of Egypt torturers Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 23 7:03 AM
    CAIRO - Human Rights Watch called on Egypt to prosecute police officers it said videotaped themselves sexually assaulting a prisoner and then distributed copies of the tape to intimidate local bus drivers.
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  • Egypt reports two new human cases of bird flu Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 12:07 PM
    Two Egyptians were taken to hospital after testing positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in the central Nile delta region, the health ministry said.
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  • In Egypt, India is Big B! Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 23 12:41 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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  • 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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  • Weekly Edition, Egypt - Week of December 18, 2006 Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
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  • Egypt reports two new human cases of bird flu Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Dec 23 3:39 PM
    Two Egyptians have been taken to hospital Saturday (local time) after testing positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in the central Nile delta region, the health ministry said.
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  • Egypt: Hold Police Accountable for Torture Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 23 1:36 PM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, December 23, 2006) The Egyptian government must prosecute those responsible for beating and sexually assaulting a Cairo man in police custody last year, Human Rights Watch said today. ' ...
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  • Nigeria/Egypt: Ahly Make Africa Proud in Japan Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 23 12:59 PM
    Egyptian side, Al Ahly finished third at the FIFA Club World Championship in Japan, the first team from Africa ever to have gone that far in a World Cup.
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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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  • Mubarak: University education in Egypt needs improvement Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
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  • Egyptian torturers 'must be prosecuted' Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 23 5:15 PM
    Human Rights Watch has called on Egypt to prosecute police officers it said videotaped themselves sexually assaulting a prisoner.
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  • Your best shot Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - Dec 23 5:35 PM
    Your Best Shot Photo: Sunday, December 24, 2006. Guy Larry Brown of Charlottesville was in Egypt last year on Christmas Eve, taking a sunset sail on a traditional felucca -- a little boat that hasn't changed much since the time of the pharaohs.
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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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  • Al-Qaida-linked group bears truce offer on Web Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Dec 23 2:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- 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 Friday.
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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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  • Top insurgent calls truce for U.S. exit Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Dec 23 2:25 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The purported leader of al Qaeda-linked insurgents in Iraq offered a one-month truce for U.S. troops to withdraw without being attacked, according to a speech posted Friday on an Islamic Web site.
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  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.
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  • Hotlinks Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Dec 23 9:17 AM
    Egypt striker Mido, who watched his country win the African Nations Cup on Friday from the stands after being banned for six months for throwing a tantrum in the semi-final, came off the bench but Spurs failed to build on their lead.
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  • Palestinian Security Official Critically Wounded In Gaza Shooting Attack Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 23 4:14 AM
    Palestinian hospital officials say gunmen have shot and seriously wounded a senior security officer allied with President Mahmoud Abbas. Authorities say the assailants opened fire on Hassan Jarbouh Saturday in the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip near the border between Gaza and Egypt.
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  • Eilat next on Arab list of territorial demands Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 23 9:35 AM
    The Egyptian parliament spent two days this past week hotly arguing over whether the Red Sea resort of Eilat belongs to Egypt, or to the Palestinian Arabs.
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  • Body found dead in basement of Willard home after explosion Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Dec 23 2:04 AM
    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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  • 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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  • Israel vows to release Palestinian funds Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    Israel agreed Saturday to release $100 million in frozen funds to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and ease West Bank travel restrictions goodwill gestures that revived hopes for a resumption of peace talks after years of hostility and distrust.
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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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  • Vodafone, bigger Egyptian stake Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 23 2:38 AM
    Vodafone is planning to increase its stake in Vodafone Egypt from 50.1% to 55%, reported the UK's Financial Times.
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  • Platkin's 3 Martini & Walk to the Moon Diet Open this result in new window
    The Signal - Dec 23 2:01 AM
    "The best way to lose weight is get the flu and take a trip to Egypt."
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  • Willard house explosion victim likely ex-fire captain Open this result in new window
    News Journal - Dec 23 4:02 AM
    WILLARD -- Only DNA can prove the identity of the person killed in Thursday's house explosion and fire, but officials presume it was the homeowner. The Lucas County Coroner's Office was unable Friday to determine the victim's identity, but Dennis Didion, 52, owned the home at 4049 Egypt Road.
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  • Al-Zawahri criticizes early polls for Palestinians, saying holy war is the way Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 23 12:52 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A new video tape from Osama bin Laden's second-in-command.
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  • Olmert, Abbas meet at Israeli leader's home Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 23 6:08 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a long-overdue summit Saturday, reviving hope that peace talks can resume after years of fighting, hostility and distrust. Both leaders are facing serious political problems at home, and a peace breakthrough could help both.
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  • Sporting de Praia, Fello Star of Guinea in the Champions Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Dec 23 6:10 AM
    Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) - The Sporting Club of Praia will play Fello Star of Lab` of Guinea in the eighth finals of the African Champions League according to the draw performed Thursday at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo (Egypt).
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  • Olmert frees $100 million to Abbas, Palestinians Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 23 3:54 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert agreed Saturday to release $100 million in frozen funds to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and ease West Bank travel restrictions.
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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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  • Iraq insurgents offer U.S. attack-free exit Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Dec 23 1:46 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - 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 yesterday.
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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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  • Somali Islamists claim capture of government outpost Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 1:27 PM
    Somali Islamists claimed to have captured a frontline position from Ethiopian-backed government forces while the embattled Somali prime minister warned that foreign "terrorists" had joined the ranks of the Islamic forces.
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  • Baker & McKenzie, BoA sale Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 22 8:38 PM
    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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  • LG PROMOTION WINNER: Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 23 12:26 AM
    LG PROMOTION WINNER: The winner of the LG-Time Machine foreign travel scheme is Karishma Beauty Parlour (coupon No 1100). Sayed Mohamed, representing the beauty parlour, is seen collecting the prize of a trip to Egypt from Mohamed Anis, LG divsional manager, as Rajesh Menon and Pradeesh Kumar of Video Home look on.
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  • UAE eyes ICAO seat Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 22 9:24 PM
    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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  • Abbas and Olmert meet in Jerusalem Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 10:36 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a long-overdue summit Saturday, reviving hopes that peace talks can resume after years of fighting, hostility and distrust.
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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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  • Sanctions On Iran Approved By U.N. Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 23 9:20 AM
    UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 23 -- The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Saturday to restrict Iran's trade in sensitive nuclear materials and to freeze the assets of 22 Iranian officials and institutions linked to the country's most controversial nuclear programs.
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  • Somalia militia seeks foreign fighters Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 9:33 AM
    Islamic militants who want to govern Somalia by the Quran urged foreign Muslims on Saturday to join their war with Ethiopian troops, after four days of heavy fighting in this volatile nation that threatens to escalate into a regional conflict.
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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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  • Olmert and Abbas meet for nearly two hours Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 23 12:44 PM
    Israeli officials said the prime minister had agreed to make some concessions but there was no deal on the key issue of a prisoner release.
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  • Israel Will Release $100M To Palestinians Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 23 6:05 PM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert agreed to release $100 million in frozen funds to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and ease West Bank travel restrictions ? goodwill gestures that revived hopes for a resumption of peace talks.
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  • Church head slams U.S., UK on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 23 6:54 AM
    LONDON, England (Reuters) -- The spiritual head of the Anglican Church launched an outspoken attack on the British and U.S. governments on Saturday, saying their "ignorant" policy in Iraq has put Christians in the region at risk.
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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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  • Gaza gunmen shoot officer loyal to Abbas Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 3:23 AM
    Masked gunmen shot and critically wounded a senior security officer loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, hospital and security officials said.
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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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  • Olmert to Free Palestinian Funds, Vows `Cooperation' With Abbas Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 23 3:09 PM
    Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he will transfer some of the tax money Israel has withheld from the Palestinian Authority as the two leaders pledged ``cooperation'' toward peace.
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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 - Dec 22 7:45 PM
    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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  • Need advice on growing cannabis? Greek police can help Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 23 2:48 AM
    Wannabe cannabis growers in Greece have received an early Christmas gift from a Greek police report on narcotics that gives a wealth of information on the drug, from price tips to processing.
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  • Globetrotter returns to Tennessee Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinel - 2 minutes ago
    When Herb Evans Jr. runs onto the court at Thompson-Boling Arena on Jan. 12, it will be a homecoming of sorts.
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  • Soldiers spend holidays at Fort Jackson Open this result in new window
    The State - 23 minutes ago
    The drilling fields at Fort Jackson are quiet now, as a flood of 7,000 Army recruits in mid-training have spread across the nation to enjoy a two-week Christmas break from the rigors of training for war.
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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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  • Silk poinsettias and thousands of figurines fill New Castle church Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 36 minutes ago
    Tucked into a commercial stretch of road outside New Castle, the Independent Methodist Church bills itself as the "most decorated church in Lawrence County." But it could probably hold its own in a national competition.
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  • Stierlin: Islamic Art and Architecture Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 19 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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  • 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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  • Jordan ship issue creates tension in Lanka Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 33 minutes ago
    The Sri Lankan government has on Sunday criticised the Tamil rebels for seizing 25 crew members from a Jordanian ship. The ship had drifted into what the guerrilla called waters under their control after the vessel developed engine failure.
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  • BISHOP'S IRAQ BLAST Open this result in new window
    Sunday Mail - 23 minutes ago
    THE Archbishop of Canterbury sparked a row with the Government yesterday by claiming Britain's "ignorant" strategy in Iraq was putting Christians at risk across the Middle East.
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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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  • Church Struck by Second Tragedy Open this result in new window
    WTOC 11 Savannah - 56 minutes ago
    With just two days to Christmas, a Bulloch County church that was destroyed by fire has now been hit by vandals.
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  • Olmert releases withheld taxes to Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 23 10:26 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert made several concessions to the Palestinians on Saturday, including the release of $100 million in taxes and duties Israel has collected for their treasury but withheld for months, in a bid to revive a peace process stalled for years.
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  • Mohammed remains top Muslim name for baby boys in UK Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    Mohammed remains the most popular Muslim name given to baby boys in England and Wales with two different spellings for the first time entering the top 50 picked by all parents in 2006.
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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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  • Centenarian's art doubles as visual diary Open this result in new window
    Columbian Missourian - 17 minutes ago
    Alice de Boton's encaustic paintings have earned her international fame.
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  • British Church Leader Speaks Out About Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 23 2:29 PM
    The spiritual leader of the Anglican church has written an article criticizing the U.S. and British governments for their roles in the Iraq war.
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  • Art to heart  Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Dec 23 2:55 PM
    Artists from six countries get together to present a rich pot-pourrie of their work Apart from a shared knowledge of the German language, they have little in common. Even so, these six artists prove that art speaks a common language. And the striking similarity that their art puts forth is testimony to this faith. Having put together their art forms for an Indian audience sure proved to be ...
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  • Somali Islamic Militia Asks Muslims To Help Fight Ethiopia Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 23 4:52 PM
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP)--The Islamic militants who want to govern Somalia according to the Quran have invited foreign Muslims to join their holy war against Ethiopian troops after four days of fighting in this volatile nation threatened to escalate into a regional battle.
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  • Lebanon struggles to break ties with the past Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Dec 23 4:37 PM
    The Lebanese political crisis is rooted in a decades-old power sharing agreement among rival religious groups, but that deal no longer reflects the country's makeup.
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  • Al-Ahly take lead in Egyptian League with no loss Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    Al-Ahly, which won FIFA Club World Cup bronze medal in Japan, took the lead back home in the Egyptian League with a 2-0 victory over Harras Al-Hodoud in the Egyptian League on Friday.
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  • Blair was dangerously off target in his condemnation of Iran Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Two things occurred last week, apparently unconnected. In the first, Tony Blair, at the end of his tour of the Middle East and the Gulf, issued a thunderous denunciation in Dubai of the 'threat' posed by Iran. He painted a scary picture. (Doesn't he always?)
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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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  • Today's Headlines: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    We are looking for sales & marketing representatives in different countries. Apply now! Iraqi PM reconciliation effort includes Baathists The government has invited 300 leaders from various groups, including some which have so far stood outside Iraq's post-Saddam political process, but it was not clear how many would brave Baghdad's violence and make the trip.
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  • Franchise Excellence launches to help regional franchise industry Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 21 minutes ago
    With the franchise industry growing at over 20% per year, Franchise Excellence has been launched to provide essential marketing, brokerage and consultancy services to help all those involved or wanting to be involved in this most exciting of industry sectors.
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  • Squash: Nicole is World Player of the Year Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Dec 23 4:56 PM
    NICOL Davids exceptional run on the international stage ended in a fitting finale with her winning the Women International Squash Players Association (WISPA) Female Player of the Year award in London on Friday.
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  • AL voices concern on sentences handed down to medics in Libya Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 23 6:26 PM
    The Arab League (AL) on Saturday voiced concern on the developments regarding the death sentences handed down to five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor convicted of infecting Libyan children with the HIV/AIDS virus.
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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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  • Disappearing world: Global warming claims tropical island Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 23 4:20 PM
    Rising seas, caused by global warming, have for the first time washed an inhabited island off the face of the Earth. The obliteration of Lohachara island, in India's part of the Sundarbans where the Ganges and the Brahmaputra rivers empty into the Bay of Bengal, marks the moment when one of the most apocalyptic predictions of environmentalists and climate scientists has started coming true.
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  • OPEC decision effects low quality oil production Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Iran's Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh this week termed the 143rd OPEC meeting in the Nigerian city of Abuja as one of the most successful ever held over the past year.
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  • Olmert, Abbas Meet in Jerusalem Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 23 12:44 PM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert are meeting at this hour in Jerusalem. The meeting is the first between the two men since an informal meeting in Jordan six months ago.
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