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  • Israel Says Egypt Sends Weapons to Abbas?s Forces, With Israeli and U.S. Approval Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Egypt has sent a shipment of weapons into the Gaza Strip to forces loyal to the Palestinian president, officials said.
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  • With Israeli Approval, Egypt Sends Arms to Abbas's Fatah Movement Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 28 5:45 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 28 -- With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large shipment of arms to forces loyal to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli officials said Thursday, in the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his conflict with the radical Hamas organization....
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  • Egypt delivers arms to Abbas forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 12:31 PM
    With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said Thursday the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic Hamas.
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  • Israel helps Egypt move weapons to counter Hamas Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    With Israeli and U.S. consent, Egypt has shipped a cache of weapons through Israel to bolster the security forces of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in his increasingly violent struggle with the militant Hamas movement, Israeli officials said Thursday.
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  • Egypt sends weapons through Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 4:30 AM
    Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said Thursday an extraordinary show of support by both countries for his efforts to renew peacemaking with Israel.
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  • Egypt sent arms to Abbas loyalists with Israeli help Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 2:47 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to forces loyal to moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, battling for influence with the ruling Islamist Hamas movement.
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  • Egypt sends weapons to Palestinian forces Open this result in new window
    The State - 33 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM With Israels blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic Hamas.
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  • Israeli officials: Egypt sends arms to shore up Abbas Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - 32 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM -- With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said yesterday. It was the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic Hamas.
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  • Egypt sent arms to Abbas's Fatah with help of Israel: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 12:23 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said.
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  • Egypt: 10th Death From Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 27 8:35 PM
    A man died of avian flu in the Nile Delta, the third member of his extended family to die of the virus, said a World Health Organization official, Hassan el-Bushra, a regional adviser for communicable diseases surveillance. He said the man, Rida Farid Abdel Halim, 26, from Gharbiya Province, had been hospitalized for 10 days. It was the 10th death from bird flu in Egypt since an outbreak of the ...
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  • Egypt Sends Weapons Through Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 28 5:38 AM
    Egypt Sends Shipment of Weapons Through Israel to Shore Up Forces Loyal to Abbas
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  • Egypt designates a 'decade of science' Open this result in new window
    SciDev.net - Dec 28 6:18 PM
    The next decade (2007-2016) will be Egypt's decade of science and technology, President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak has declared, in a move that lends political support to the country's plans to expand its scientific and technological capabilities.
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  • Egypt in arms deal to bolster Abbas Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 28 5:48 PM
    Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with the blessing of Israel, officials said yesterday.
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  • Fatah Denies Receiving Weapons From Egypt With Israeli Approval Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 12:08 PM
    (RTTNews) - Thursday, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denied reports that Egypt had sent weapons to Fatah members loyal to Abbas.
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  • *Fatah Denies Receiving Weapons From Egypt With Israeli Approval Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 12:09 PM
    (RTTNews) - Fatah Denies Receiving Weapons From Egypt With Israeli Approval.
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  • Egypt sends weapons to shore up the embattled Abbas, Israeli officials say Open this result in new window
    The York Dispatch - Dec 28 11:32 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said today -- an extraordinary show of support by both countries for his efforts to renew peacemaking with Israel.
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  • Egypt sends weapons to shore up embattled Abbas, Israeli officials say Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 28 5:38 AM
    JERUSALEM - Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said Thursday...
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  • Egypt Transfers Weapons to Bolster Abbas' Fatah Faction Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Dec 28 4:45 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Hamas accused the U.S. and Israel of interfering in internal Palestinian affairs on Thursday, a news agency stated, after Israeli media reported that Egypt had transferred large amounts of weapons and ammunition to security forces allied with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
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  • Egypt 'sent weapons to Abbas' Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Dec 28 2:58 PM
    JERUSALEM: Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to forces loyal to moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, battling for influence with the ruling Hamas movement, an Israeli official said yesterday.
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  • 'Weapons from Egypt cross Israel to shore up embattled Fatah' Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Dec 28 12:54 PM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said yesterday - an extraordinary show of support by both countries for his efforts to renew peacemaking with Israel.
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  • Statoil Set to Operate Another Block Offshore Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Dec 28 8:59 AM
    A working interest offered to Statoil in a deepwater block off Egypt marks the second award of exploration acreage recently secured by the group in this north African country.
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  • Egypt sent arms to Fatah with Israels help Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 28 9:04 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of weapons through Israeli territory to support forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Fatah party, an Israeli security official said on Thursday.
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  • Egypt has sent a large quantity of weapons through Israeli territory to support forces loyal to Palestinian President Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 28 8:49 AM
    party, an Israeli security official said on Thursday. "In coordination with Israel, Egypt delivered a large quantity of guns and munitions to Abbas forces, the Israeli official said on condition of anonymity because the arms shipment had not been officially confirmed by Israel, the Palestinians or Egypt.
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  • Lebanese stars welcome the New Year in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 28 1:15 PM
    Egypt is witnessing a very busy holiday season and hotels are beginning their preparations for New Years Eve and the Muslim holiday Eid Al Adha concerts. Arabs from around the Middle East are expected to attend the numerous concerts that will take place.
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  • Egypt: Bird Flu Claims Tenth Fatal Victim Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 28 8:59 AM
    Health ministry officials reported the tenth death in Egypt to be caused by the avian influenza virus H5N1, this time a 26-year-old male factory worker. He died on 27 December.
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  • Egypt: Israeli soldier captured by Gaza militants remains alive Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 27 6:55 AM
    The Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive, the visiting Egyptian foreign minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said Wednesday. Egypt is acting as a mediator between Israel and Hamas.
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  • Egypt says Israeli soldier captured by Palestinians is alive Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Dec 28 6:58 AM
    JERUSALEM Egypt's foreign minister says the Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive. The minister (Ahmed Aboul Gheit) says he is mediating...
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  • Another AI death in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Dec 28 6:53 AM
    EGYPT: Egyptian authorities have confirmed that a tenth person has died of H5N1 bird flu. Authorities have confirmed that a tenth person has died of H5N1 bird flu infection in Egypt.
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  • Egypt: Captured Israeli soldier is alive Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 5:35 AM
    The Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive, Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday during a visit to Jerusalem.
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  • Egypt, Israel sent arms to Abbas loyalists: official Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Dec 28 3:13 AM
    IN THE CROSSFIRE: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a news conference in Cairo December 27, 2006. (REUTERS) JERUSALEM -- Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to forces loyal to moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, battling for influence with the ruling Islamist Hamas movement, an Israeli official said Thursday.
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  • Abbas' spokesman denies weapon transfers from Egypt to Fatah Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 28 5:25 AM
    A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday denied reports that Egypt sent weapons to Fatah members loyal to Abbas.
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  • Egypt sends arms to Abbas Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Dec 28 4:43 AM
    CAIRO, December 28 -- Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said on Thursday.
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  • Alshaya Egypt L.L.C opens the first Starbucks coffeehouse in Cairo Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 28 3:08 AM
    Alshaya Egypt L.L.C, a member of the Alshaya Retail group, opened the first Starbucks coffeehouse in Egypt today.
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  • Egypt reports third bird flu death in a week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 12:18 PM
    An Egyptian man has died from the H5N1 strain of avian influenza, bringing to three the number of victims in less than a week amid stepped up efforts to contain a resurgence of the epidemic.
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  • Starbucks opens in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Dec 28 3:53 AM
    Starbucks has opened its first coffeehouse in Egypt through local partner Alshaya Egypt. It is located in Cairo's City Centre. Alshaya operates more than 200 Starbucks stores across the Middle East and Turkey, the company said.
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  • Israel allows Egypt to ship arms to Fatah Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 28 3:26 AM
    Israel has approved transfer of large amount of weaponry by Egypt to Palestinian Fatah security forces in the Gaza Strip to support President Mahmoud Abbas, the Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.
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  • Egypt sends weapons to Abbas, Israelis say Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 28 2:51 PM
    Israel and the United States reportedly backed the move to send weapons and ammunition to forces loyal to the Palestinian president.
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  • Kuwait is Egypt's key trade partner: minister Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 28 5:18 AM
    Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Rashid Mohamed Rashid said here Tuesday Kuwait is Egypt's key trade partner, hailing successful recent commercial committee meetings.The Egyptian minister made the remarks in a news conference, adding that huge Kuwaiti projects would be carried out in Egypt in the coming period.He also pointed to major aspects of cooperation between Egypt and Kuwait in ...
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  • Egypt: Captured Israeli Soldier Is Alive Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 27 9:07 AM
    Egypt Says Israeli Soldier Captured by Palestinians Is Alive
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  • Egypt: Captured Israeli Still Alive Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 27 7:36 AM
    Cpl. Gilad Shalit was captured by Palestinian militants in June; Egypt has been acting as a mediator, but can't guarantee he will be released. Meanwhile, Israel plans to renew pinpoint attacks on Palestinian rocket launching squads.
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  • With approval of Israeli gov't, Egypt transfers thousands of rifles to Fatah Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 28 1:01 AM
    Egypt transfered a large quantity of arms and ammunition to Palestinian Authority security organizations in the Gaza Strip yesterday. The move was carried out with Israel's approval and was made in an effort to bolster Fatah affiliated groups, following clashes with Hamas paramilitary organizations.
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  • Egypt says Israeli soldier captured by Palestinians is alive Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Dec 28 1:44 AM
    JERUSALEM Egypt's foreign minister says the Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive.
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  • Egypt transfers arms to Fatah with Israeli approval Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 27 11:46 PM
    Egypt transfered a large quantity of arms and ammunition to Palestinian Authority security organizations in the Gaza Strip Wednesday. The move was carried out with Israel's approval and was made in an effort to bolster Fatah affiliated groups, following clashes with Hamas paramilitary organizations.
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  • Egypt sends arms to Abbas Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Dec 28 1:09 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party with the help of Israel.
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  • Tenth Bird Flu Death Reported In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 27 10:07 AM
    (RTTNews) - Egyptian government said on Wednesday that a 26-year old man has died of bird flu in the country, reported the BBC. Reda Abdel Halim Farid was tested positive for the H5N1 strain of the virus and he is the tenth person to die of bird flu in Egypt, said the report.
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  • Egypt Michel named new Zamalek coach Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 27 8:56 AM
    French coach Henri Michel has taken a short-term contract with Egypt's Zamalek after the club had a last-minute change of heart over a new trainer. Michel, recently fired after a brief coaching spell in Qatar, will remain with the club until the end of the season in June.
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  • Egyptian, Chinese Companies to Build Rigs in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Dec 27 1:30 PM
    Meeting in Cairo, three Egyptian and one Chinese companies in the oil and gas sector signed a contract Tuesday to set up a joint venture to manufacture oil rigs in Egypt.
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  • Egypt says Israeli soldier captured by Palestinians is alive Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 27 7:23 AM
    JERUSALEM - The Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive, Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday during a visit to Jerusalem. Ahmed Aboul Gheit said Egypt is...
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  • Egypt delivers arms to moderate Palestinians with Israeli approval Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Dec 28 4:35 PM
    Muslims to begin hajj Associated Press Two million Muslims began streaming out of Mecca at the start of a hajj pilgrimage with Saudi authorities on alert to prevent deadly overcrowding as well as sectarian violence.
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  • Bird Flu Spreads In Egypt As Tenth Person Dies Open this result in new window
    Medical News Today - Dec 27 11:14 AM
    Authorities have confirmed that a tenth person has died of H5N1 bird flu infection in Egypt. A man, aged, 26, is the third person to die so far over the last four days. He was admitted to hospital with bird flu like symptoms, and died ten days later in hospital. Bird flu also killed a 15-year-old girl last Monday as well as a woman, aged 30, on Sunday. [click link for full article]
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  • EGYPT MARITIME TRANSPORT HIT BY BAD WEATHER Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 27 8:45 AM
    ISMAILIYA, Egypt, Dec 27, 2006 (AFP) - Egypt prevented two ships from transiting through the Suez canal and closed three Mediterranean ports due to bad weather Wednesday, a canal official said.
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  • Egypt reports tenth bird flu death Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Dec 27 5:16 AM
    CAIRO : A 26-year-old Egyptian man died Wednesday from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the health ministry in Cairo said. Reda Abdel Halim Farid, from the central Nile Delta region of Zifta, is the tenth person to have died in Egypt after contracting the deadly strain, the ministry said.
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  • Egypt: Kidnapped Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit Is Alive Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Dec 27 6:13 AM
    The Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants last June is still alive, Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday during a visit to Jerusalem. Ahmed Aboul Gheit said Egypt is mediating between Israel and Hamas to win the release of Cpl.
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  • Captured Israeli soldier is still alive: Egypt Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Dec 27 5:42 AM
    The Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian guerrillas last June is still alive, Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday during a visit to Jerusalem.
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  • Mubarak: New laws will improve democracy in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Dec 27 12:22 AM
    President Hosni Mubarak said Tuesday that laws to be passed in the new year would improve democracy and abolish Egypt's 25-year state of emergency, but rights activists said they doubted the long-serving leader would liberalize the country.
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  • Newport Senior Center planning January trip to view Ancient Egypt exhibit at Portland museum Open this result in new window
    Newport News-Times - Dec 27 9:21 AM
    The Newport Senior Center is planning a trip to visit the Portland Art Museum to view the treasures of Ancient Egypt. The trip date is Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007. The cost is 160 dollars and includes lunch at the Cooking School, Breakfast at Hotel, Hotel and Museum ticket.
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  • South Asian Petrochem Enters Into MoU With Egypt-based Echem Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 27 12:09 AM
    (RTTNews) - South Asian Petrochem informed that the company entered into a memorandum of understanding with Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co for jointly selling up of a 315,000 TPA Polyethylene Terepthalate resin manufacturing plant in Egypt with an estimated outlay of $95 million.
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  • Egypt happy with Israeli restraint Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Dec 27 6:20 AM
    Egypt, a country that continues to regard Israel as an enemy 28 years after signing a peace treaty with the Jewish state, is pleased with the Olmert governments decision not to retaliate against Arabs firing missiles at Israeli targets.
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  • Israel PM to meet Egypt president next week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 1:15 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is to travel to Egypt next week to discuss the Middle East process with President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Cyberoam gives partners a helping hand in Egypt Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Dec 27 4:03 AM
    UTM appliance vendor Cyberoam is carrying out a five-day partner training programme in Egypt for resellers in the region. The programme, which runs throughout the course of the week, is being undertaken with the support of local Cyberoam distributor GateWorx.
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  • Kuwait is Egypt's key trade partner: minister Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 27 5:18 AM
    Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Rashid Mohamed Rashid said here Tuesday Kuwait is Egypt's key trade partner, hailing successful recent commercial committee meetings.The Egyptian minister made the remarks in a news conference, adding that huge Kuwaiti projects would be carried out in Egypt in the coming period.
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  • Egypt reports tenth bird flu death Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 5:12 AM
    A 26-year-old Egyptian man has died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu.
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  • Political reform falters in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Dec 26 10:23 PM
    As the year draws to a close, prospects for constitutional reform remain "bleak" in the view of Egypt's fragmented opposition, who continue to accuse the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) of operating a "police state".
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  • Egypt May be Ripe for Civil War Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 27 12:04 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The influx of Shi'ite Muslims into Sunni-dominated Egypt may spark a civil war similar to that raging in Egypt, according to an analysis by Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).
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  • Egypt upset over Iranian leader's nuclear claim Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 26 9:12 PM
    LONDON, December 26 (IranMania) - Egypt rebuked Irans President for claiming his state is a nuclear country, a comment that touched a nerve among Irans neighbors in the Middle East, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Israel permits arms to Fatah Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - 18 minutes ago
    Egypt sends large cache to Abbas' forces.
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  • Israel OKs arms to Abbas forces Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - 56 minutes ago
    EGYPT has delivered - with Israel's approval - a large shipment of arms to forces loyal to Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president.
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  • Israel allows 6m arms delivery to Abbas's forces Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 28 4:53 PM
    Egypt sends guns and ammunition to Gaza Weapons to help security force in fight with Hamas
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  • Egypt slams Iranian president Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 3:40 PM
    Egypt rebuked Iran's president on Monday for claiming his state is "a nuclear country" a comment that touched a nerve among Iran's neighbors in the Middle East.
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  • New Orleans, Alexandria, Egypt, hot destinations, magazine says Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Dec 26 9:16 PM
    NEW YORK -- New Orleans and Alexandria, Egypt, are among Travel + Leisure magazine's "up-and-coming destinations" for 2007.
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  • Israel Continues Effort to Strengthen Abbas Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 28 6:28 AM
    Israeli media report that Egypt has transferred weapons through Israel to police forces in Gaza controlled by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. It's part of an Israeli decision to strengthen Abbas as he moves to confront Hamas, the Islamist radical party in control of the Palestinian legislature.
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  • Official: Israel helped Abbas get arms from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Dec 28 2:08 AM
    Israeli official says army coordinated transfer of 2,000 Kalashnikov rifles, two million bullets through Gaza border.
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  • Avian flu jumps to humans in Egypt Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 27 5:51 AM
    Several people have contracted the H5N1 flu in the Nile Delta, with two suspected deaths.
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  • Dhanuka PET unit in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Dec 26 2:28 PM
    Calcutta, Dec. 26 : Calcutta-based South Asia Petrochem Ltd (SAPL) will set up a PET resin plant in Egypt.
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  • Bird Flu Deaths in 2006 Exceed Prior 3 Years Combined (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 28 4:40 AM
    Dec. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Bird flu killed three members of a family in Egypt, pushing the number of fatalities worldwide this year to 79, more than reported in the previous three years combined.
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  • Egypt reports 10th bird flu death Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 27 7:14 AM
    A 26-year-old Egyptian man dies of bird flu, the 10th person in the country to die of the illness.
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  • EGYPT: Egypt's Mubarak pledges to lift emergency law Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 28 7:36 AM
    Source: IRIN Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reiterated on Tuesday his pledge to lift the country's emergency law and to replace it with a new anti-terror law.
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  • Bird Flu Kills Woman in Egypt, Infects Family Members (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 25 10:24 PM
    Dec. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Bird flu killed a woman in northern Egypt as authorities attempt to eradicate the lethal virus that infected two other members of the woman's family. The infection killed a teenage girl in Cairo, Agence France-Presse reported.
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  • Egypt: Mubarak Pledges to Lift Emergency Law Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 28 8:59 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reiterated on Tuesday his pledge to lift the country's emergency law and to replace it with a new anti-terror law. Critics fear that the promised new law may be used to crack down on the opposition even further.
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  • Egypt: Minor Loses Life to Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Dec 26 10:43 AM
    A 15-year-old girl became the ninth fatal victim of the avian influenza virus and the first minor to lose her life to the disease in Egypt, said health ministry media official Sayyid Al-Abbasi.
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  • Bird flu in Egypt kills 10th victim Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 27 11:46 PM
    CAIRO: A 26-year-old Egyptian man died of bird flu yesterday, the third member of his extended family to die of the virus, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said.
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  • Israeli soldier to be freed soon: Hamas PM Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Dec 28 12:17 PM
    AL-ARISH, Egypt : Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya of Hamas has said that Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, captured by militants in a June 25 cross-border raid from the Gaza Strip, will be freed soon.
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  • 2 More Die as Bird Flu Continues Spreading to Humans in Egypt Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 26 7:49 PM
    Several cases of avian flu have spread from poultry to humans in the Nile Delta as authorities worked to wipe out the outbreak among chickens and ducks.
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  • Israeli soldier to be freed soon: Hamas PM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 28 9:21 AM
    AL-ARISH, Egypt (AFP) - Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya of Hamas has said that Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, captured by militants in a June 25 cross-border raid from the Gaza Strip, will be freed soon.
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  • UPI NewsTrack TopNews Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 28 2:13 PM
    CAIRO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Israeli officials confirmed that Egypt sent rifles and ammunition to the Palestinian Fatah movement to keep Hamas in check.
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  • Second bird flu death in as many days in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 8:45 AM
    A 15-year-old girl has died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the second such death in as many days in Egypt, the health ministry in Cairo said.
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  • 7:15AM Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Dec 28 10:29 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said.
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  • Mubarak says new laws in 2007 will improve democracy in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 26 4:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - President Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday pledged to improve democracy in Egypt and abolish the 25-year state of emergency once a new anti-terrorism law is passed. Laying out the legislative...
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  • Egypt: Weapons Shipped To Fatah? Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 28 9:19 AM
    The Egyptian government shipped weapons, including 2,000 AK-47 rifles, 20,000 magazines and two million rounds of ammunition, to Palestinian National Authority police forces in the Gaza strip via the Kerem Shalom crossing with the full knowledge and approval of the Israeli government Dec. 27, Haaretz reported Dec. 28. The weapons will supply the Fatah faction in Gaza, which has regularly ...
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  • EGYPT REPORTS NINTH AI DEATH Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Dec 26 7:08 AM
    EGYPT: A 15-year-old girl becomes the countrys most recent reported fatality from the deadly poultry virus. A 15-year-old Egyptian girl has died of avian influenza, according to the Al Jazzera news agency, quoting an Egypt Health Ministry statement.
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  • Balances of power Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Dec 28 12:43 PM
    As 2006 comes to an end, Egypt's eastern and north-eastern borders, qualified by Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit as "historically" a permanent source of concern, pose accentuated security challenges. Threats are cropping up from Iran to Lebanon and beyond to the east.
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  • Soccer supers Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Dec 28 12:46 PM
    Football had a remarkable year as Egypt won the African Nations Cup and Ahli pulled off an amazing African Champions League victory. But it wasn't just soccer. Amr Shabana became the first Egyptian to top the world in squash.
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  • Israel says it allowed Egyptian arms shipment to Abbas Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 28 12:38 PM
    Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to embattled Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Israeli security officials said Thursday. Israel approved the transfer of 2,000 automatic rifles, 20,000 ammunition clips and 2 million bullets on Wednesday, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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  • Faith in the people Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Dec 28 12:43 PM
    Tarek El-Bishri, 73, a prominent judge, scholar, historian and intellectual, has been a major inspiration to Egypt's movements for change and dissent. In a general assembly this summer, pro- reform judges hailed El-Bishri as the "godfather of the Egyptian judiciary".
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  • Egypt Slams Iranian President Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 25 4:07 PM
    Egypt Slams Iranian President for Saying His Country Is a Nuclear Power
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  • Fawzi Mohamed Elsaid Gohar Ambassador of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Nine O'Clock - Dec 26 12:35 PM
    The marking of a century of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Romania, which was celebrated this year, has given a great impetus to the bilateral relations between both countries in all fields, political, economic and culture, a matter that was clearly witnessed in the exchange of high level visits from both sides as well as the increase in our trade exchange (In the first five months of ...
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  • Abbas proposes 'backdoor' talks Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Dec 28 5:20 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proposed yesterday that he start closed-door talks with Israel on some of their most difficult disputes, including the status of Jerusalem and the fate of Palestinian refugees.
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  • Three H5N1 deaths push Egypt's case count to 18 Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Dec 27 8:07 PM
    Dec 27, 2006 (CIDRAP News) A 26-year-old Egyptian man died of H5N1 avian influenza today, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported, bringing to 3 the number of deaths from the disease since Christmas Eve.
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  • Pres. Mubarak says new laws in 2007 will improve democracy in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Dec 26 4:09 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - President Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday pledged to improve democracy in Egypt and abolish the 25-year state of emergency once a new anti-terrorism law is passed.
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  • A veil on the past Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Dec 28 12:45 PM
    RUMOURS FROM ANTIQUITY: "Sunken Treasures of Egypt", a touring exhibition of some 500 artefacts salvaged from the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria and Abu Qir Bay, drew thousands of visitors in Berlin where it opened in May before moving to Paris in early December (see Nevine El-Aref "Taking a plunge", Al-Ahram Weekly , 18-24 May 2006 and "Paris plunges into Egyptology", Weekly , 14-20 December ...
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