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  • Egypt's press law amended over jailing of journalists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 8:52 AM
    Egypt's press law has been was amended after President Hosni Mubarak intervened in favour of quashing an article stipulating prison terms for journalists who make allegations of corruption.

  • Egypt MPs amend press libel law Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 10 12:00 PM
    Egypt passes a controversial new publishing law, after clauses allowing journalists to be jailed are dropped.

  • Egypt amends press law Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Egypt has amended its press law by replacing prison sentences with fines for journalists who make corruption allegations deemed to be defamatory, according to an AFP report. But media groups say the changes do not go far enough, with judges still able to impose jail terms in some cases.

  • Egypt: Trade Ministers' Confab Ends in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2:37 PM
    A three-day conference for African Ministers of Trade and Industry organized by the government of Egypt in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), African Union and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has ended in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

  • Just Confirmed: Amr Moussa, Secretary General of the League of Arab States will speak at the 11th Euromoney Egypt  Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 10 5:59 AM
    Euromoney Conferences is pleased to announce that its 11th Egypt Conference will be held on 11-12th September 2006 at Semiramis InterContinental in Cairo.

  • Coptic Christians in Egypt in Their First Steps Toward Freedom Open this result in new window
    Christian News Wire - Jul 10 8:35 AM
    MEDIA ADVISORY, July 10 / Christian Newswire / -- The American Coptic Union is calling upon all Christians throughout the world to help the more than 1.5 million Coptic Christians in Egypt in their first steps toward freedom.

  • Etisalat gets dialling code for Egypt operations Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 10 12:03 AM
    Etisalat has been granted a 011 code by the Egyptian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority to start offering its mobile telephone services in Egypt, in preparation to enter the market next February.

  • Egypt shares dip as mobile telecom mania fades Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 09 7:41 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian shares slipped on Sunday as mania triggered by last weeks auction of Egypts third mobile licence faded and the market turned sluggish, with telecoms stocks generally lower, traders said.

  • Egypt newspapers don't print to protest press law Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 09 2:23 AM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers were not published on Sunday to protest against a draft press law which the government bills as a reform but journalists say puts new limits on press freedom.

  • Egypt papers stop the press in protest Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 09 3:57 AM
    Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers were not published to protest against a draft press law that the government bills as a reform but journalists say puts new limits on press freedom.

  • Iran, Egypt enjoy important positions in region - Mottaki Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 6:02 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Mottaki Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said here Sunday that both Iran and Egypt enjoy important positions in the region. Talking to reporters, he said the two countries exchanged views on the important regional and international developments.

  • Egyptian Press Protests Blacklash Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Journalists in Egypt are protesting a perceived government backlash after the jailing of two journalists who were accused of defaming President Hosni Mubarak. The Egyptian press is in arms as lawmakers are to vote on stricter libel laws.

  • Coptic pope plays down challenge by dissident bishop Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 6:09 AM
    Egypt's Coptic pope has sought to reassure his followers upon returning from a trip abroad that raised concerns over his health and saw a dissident bishop trying to set up a rival church.

  • Stepping up relations with Egypt Open this result in new window
    Times of Malta - Jul 09 12:44 AM
    "Egypt cannot thank Malta enough for its solidarity". This is how, during our latest meeting in May, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit summed up the spirit of Malta's relations with Egypt as they have developed over the last few years.

  • Egypt speaks of importance of not meddling in Iraq's domestic affairs Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 10 12:58 PM
    Egyp's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit further highlighted yesterday the importance of not meddling into Iraq's domestic affairs. This is the best way for protecting Iraq's security and stability, as well as that of the region, according to Abul-Gheit

  • Egypt approves tough press law Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 10 9:42 AM
    The Egyptian parliament has passed a press law despite protests from journalists who have condemned it as repressive.

  • Egyptian press fear rollback of reforms Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 1:00 AM
    In recent years Egypt's press has been allowed more room. A feisty independent newspaper began publishing last year and politically partisan weekly papers have launched one broadside after another against President Hosni Mubarak.

  • Egypt's press law amended Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Jul 10 9:07 AM
    Law over jailing of journalists leaves prison sentences to judges' discretion rather than abolishing them altogether.

  • EGYPT: Lumpy skin disease threatens food security, say agricultural experts Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Jul 10 8:28 AM
    CAIRO, 10 Jul 2006 (IRIN) - Agricultural and veterinary experts have issued warnings that the continued spread of so-called lumpy skin disease (LSD) among livestock could threaten food security, along with the livelihoods of thousands of cattle farmers.

  • Film dealing with homosexuality roils Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Advocate - Jul 10 5:19 PM
    The Egyptian parliament will soon decide whether to censor a movie currently playing in the country's theaters that deals with homosexuality, terrorism, and police brutality.

  • Egypt police detain 27 Muslim Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 2:41 AM
    Egyptian police have arrested 27 teachers, all members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood in the northern governorate of Damietta.

  • Mobile auction boosts Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 08 3:38 PM
    Egyptian shares surged after Egypt's third mobile license sold for $2.9 billion at auction, a price that exceeded expectations and injected confidence into the market, traders said.

  • Iran: We and Egypt hold important regional positions Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 10 12:58 PM
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    AlertNet - Jul 10 2:55 PM
    (Cairo, July 11, 2006) Egypt's newly amended Press Law, which mandates prison sentences for insulting public officials in the media, still has numerous restrictions on press freedom that clearly violate international standards, Human Rights Watch said today.

  • ANB, more remittance centres Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Saudi-based Arab National Bank now has 32 of its TeleMoney remittance centres throughout the country, following the opening of a number of new outlets, according to Arab News. The bank is also offering expedited money transfers to Egypt, Sudan, Jordan and the Philippines.

  • Egypt: Opposition Journalists Protest Press Law, Urge Publishing Boycott Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 5:50 AM
    The ongoing battle over local press freedom came to a head Sunday when some 300 opposition journalists and their supporters gathered in front the parliament building in Cairo to protest a new press law, expected to be ratified Sunday.

  • Coptic pope says he's healthy and in full control Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 10 12:50 PM
    Egypt's Coptic pope sought Monday to reassure his followers Monday upon returning from a trip abroad that raised concerns over his health and saw a dissident bishop trying to set up a rival church. "The church has 20 centuries of history behind it.

  • Moussa optimistic on Iraq's political future Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 10 12:54 PM
    Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa described the meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt which concluded in Tehran Iran, on Sunday as "very serious," adding that constructive discussions were made on the political future of Iraq.

  • AlMansoori Acquires Second Egyptian Company Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jul 10 9:05 AM
    AlMansoori Specialized Engineering (MSE) has strengthened its market position in Egypt with the acquisition of leading service company Gulf Petroleum Investments in a multi-million dollar deal.

  • New Egyptian law could jail journalists Open this result in new window
    Montana Standard - Jul 10 7:04 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Workers at 25 Egyptian newspapers went on strike Sunday as the legislature in Cairo appeared ready to approve a law that leaves journalists more vulnerable to fines and jail time for critical reports on the finances and behavior of government officials.

  • Etisalat to spend $1bn in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 08 1:14 AM
    Etisalat is to spend around $1bn setting up a new mobile phone company in Egypt, following its capture of the country's third cellular licence, according to Mohammed Omran, the company's CEO, cited in Cairo based business daily Al Alam Al Youm. Etisalat won the tender on July 4 with a bid of $2.9bn.

  • Auto racing: New Jersey results Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Jul 09 11:06 PM
    NEW EGYPT Saturday night Modified (30 laps): 1. Rick Grosso, 2. Frank Cozze, 3. Ryan Godown, 4. Jimmy Horton, 5. John Keller, 6. Bucky Kell, 7. Keith Hoffman, 8. Tim Tanner Jr., 9. Billy Pauch, 10. Mike Hendershot.

  • A Honk of the Horn, a Quick Shift and a Bold Lurch Into Traffic Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 45 minutes ago
    CAIRO Cigarette hanging from his lip, Mahmoud Ali barked out a destination he has uttered probably more than a million times. Each word melted into the next. "Giza! Giza! Giza!" Rag in hand, he then moved to his minibus, wiping the windshield and mirrors as passengers quietly boarded. The gesture,...

  • Israeli inquiry faults army in abduction Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Despite warnings of a planned attack, Israeli forces reacted slowly to a Palestinian raid that captured an soldier, failing to note he was missing for 90 minutes, the head of an inquiry said Monday.

  • Local auto racing: Grosso's win provides 'Christmas' gift for son Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Jul 09 11:06 PM
    Christmas is for the kids, and Christmas in July was no exception at New Egypt Speedway Saturday night. Spurred on by his 6-year-old son, Belle Mead's Rick Grosso presented young Brandon Grosso with a nice present by winning his first Modified event of the season at the Ocean County oval.

  • ABG Shipyard delivers first of 7 vessels to Maridive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 09 11:44 PM
    MUMBAI, July 10 (Reuters) - India's ABG Shipyard Ltd. said on Monday it had delivered an anchor handling tug vessel worth 410 million rupees to Egypt-based Maridive & Oil Services SAE.

  • AlMansoori acquires second Egyptian company Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 10 2:14 AM
    Innovative oilfield services provider AlMansoori Specialized Engineering (MSE) has strengthened its market position in Egypt with the acquisition of leading service company Gulf Petroleum Investments in a multi-millon dollar deal.

  • Egyptians held hostage in Iraq released Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Jul 09 11:39 PM
    Three Egyptians held hostage in Iraq were released on Sunday and crossed the border into Kuwait. Hisham el-Shirbini, the press attache at Egypt's embassy in Kuwait, confirmed the release. But he would not elaborate or identify the men.

  • Orascom, Emaar eye Egypt site Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 07 9:14 PM
    Egypt's Orascom Hotels and Development and Dubai based Emaar Properties have both tendered bids for a prime real estate site on the Egyptian coast at Sidi Abdul Rahman and Al Alamein, according to agency reports.

  • Terracotta warriors on the move? Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 09 7:11 PM
    UNITED NATIONS INDIA EGYPT AFGHANISTAN MOROCCO 1 UNITED NATIONS Iran wants new nuclear inspector Iran asked the International Atomic Energy Agency to remove the head of the inspection team investigating Tehran's nuclear program, U.N. officials said. Chris Charlier, 61, has not been back to Iran since April because of Iranian displeasure with his work, the officials said, speaking on condition of

  • Courage under fire Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 7:02 PM
    Fifty years ago, Britain and France went looking for an excuse to invade Egypt. The result was the Suez crisis. Most papers toed the patriotic line - but not the 'treacherous' Guardian and Observer.

  • Egypt: Abusive emergency powers should not be entrenched in new anti-terrorism law Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Jul 07 12:28 PM
    Amnesty International today called on the Egyptian government to ensure that a new law on terrorism currently being drafted does not entrench powers that have facilitated torture, unfair trials and other grave human rights violations under Egypt's long running state of emergency.

  • ABG Shipyard delivers first of 7 vessels to Maridive Open this result in new window
    NDTV Profit - Jul 10 12:38 AM
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - ABG Shipyard Ltd. said on Monday it had delivered an anchor handling tug vessel worth 410 million rupees to Egypt-based Maridive & Oil Services SAE.

  • Gulf Air extends its e-ticketing facility Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 10 2:44 AM
    Staff Reporter GULF AIR has extended the e-ticketing facility across the globe, covering destinations in Australia, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, the Gulf and the UK. The airline recently extended its e-ticketing platform from Sabre to other global distribution systems (GDS) from Abacus, Amadeus and Galileo, so

  • Papers halt publication over 'prison for libel' law Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 5:34 PM
    Egypt's newspapers suspended publication in protest at a law that would put journalists in prison for libelling government.

  • Moussa optimistic on Iraq's political future Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 10 12:01 AM
    Arab League - Palestine - Iraq Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa described the meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt which concluded in Tehran Sunday as "very serious," adding that constructive discussions were made on the political future of Iraq.

  • Sunday, Jul 09, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 09 1:50 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Workers at 25 Egyptian newspapers went on strike Sunday as the legislature in Cairo appeared ready to approve a law that leaves journalists more vulnerable to fines and jail time for critical reports on the finances and behavior of government officials.

  • Iraqi GSM License Extended Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Jul 09 10:50 PM
    Egypt's Orascom Telecom has said that its wholy owned Iraqi GSM operation which uses the trade name Iraqna has been granted a three month extension to its current interim License.

  • ABG Shipyard delivers vessel to Eygptian Co Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 10 1:09 AM
    Mumbai: ABG Shipyard Ltd today said it has delivered a 61M anchor handling vessel to Egypt-based Maridive and Oil Services SAE for Rs 41 crore. "It is always a moment of joy to complete your first consignment with any given client.

  • Alan Rusbridger on the Suez crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 5:41 PM
    Fifty years ago, Britain and France went looking for an excuse to invade Egypt. The result was the Suez crisis. Alan Rusbridger reports on the showdown that marked the end of empire.

  • Spain orders deeper probes on role in prisoner air transfers by US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 9:00 AM
    Spain's highest court ordered further inquiries into the alleged use of Spanish territory by planes secretly transferring suspected terrorists for the United States, court sources said.

  • Complacency over bird flu leaves UN short of funds Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 10:10 AM
    Complacency about the risk of a global bird flu pandemic has impeded the flow of funds promised earlier this year, the UN official coordinating the fight against the deadly virus has said.

  • Saddam, lawyers will boycott rest of trial Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 9:41 AM
    Saddam Hussein and his lawyers announced they would boycott his trial even as its final phase began Monday, saying the court was unfair and demanding better security after the slaying of a senior member of the defense team.

  • Al Hayat: Israel Willing to Agree to Prisoner Release to Free Shalit Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 09 10:57 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Al Hayat, an Arabic newspaper published in London, reports that Israel has agreed to use Egypt as an intermediary to negotiate the release of the kidnapped soldier, Corp. Gilad Shalit, in exchange for Arab terrorists to be released from Israeli prisons.

  • British Pound Passes the Yen Among Currency Reserves (Update7) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Central banks from Oman to Ukraine are increasing their holdings of British pounds, contributing to the currency's biggest first-half gain against the dollar in 16 years.

  • Twists in a CIA case keep Italians riveted Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 10 9:56 AM
    In a country where police officers and spies tap more than 100,000 phone lines each year, Gustavo Pignero, the former chief of military counterespionage at the Italian intelligence agency, apparently ignored the obvious - that investigators were listening in.

  • Hamas leader insists on prisoner swap for Israeli soldier Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 10 7:55 AM
    As Israeli airstrikes continued Monday in Gaza, a Hamas political leader said the Palestinian people won't accept the release of an Israeli soldier until the Jewish state agrees to free Palestinian prisoners.

  • Saddam, lawyers cite security in boycott Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 6:48 AM
    Saddam Hussein and his lawyers announced a boycott of his trial Monday, citing bias and lack of security, even as the defense for lower-level figures in the trial gave their closing arguments.

  • Most of Saddam's lawyers boycott trial Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 6:29 AM
    The defense began closing arguments in the trial of Saddam Hussein on Monday, but most of the lawyers boycotted the court because of the slaying last month of an attorney for the former Iraqi leader.

  • Embarrassing the boss doesn't have to spell the end, experts say Open this result in new window
    The Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 09 10:23 PM
    CHICAGO - It was all so innocent. Standing in for his boss at a ceremony to kick off the Field Museum's King Tut exhibit, Exelon executive Randy Mehrberg casually mentioned that Exelon Chief Executive John Rowe loves Egyptian artifacts so much that he keeps a sarcophagus on display in his office. As he sat on the same stage, Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's antiquities council, could hardly

  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Berlin Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jul 10 4:34 PM
    From ancient treasures to the still-visible scars of the Nazi regime and the Cold War to the friendly, laid-back nightlife scene, Berlin is a cross-section of vastly different eras of human history

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jul 09 9:10 AM
    CAIRO/SANAA, 9 July (IRIN) - On the occasion of the internationally recognised World Population Day, commemorated Monday, several countries in the region particularly Egypt and Yemen are taking a closer look at the impediments to development caused by exploding populations.

  • Egypt papers strike over anti-press law Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 09 4:32 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian independent and opposition newspapers suspended publication for one day in protest at a draft press bill which allows jail sentences for journalists and prevents them from investigating fraud.

  • TM And Partner Fail In Bid For Mobile Licence In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Jul 07 4:27 AM
    KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (Bernama) -- Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and its partner have failed in the bid for the third mobile licence in Egypt, which was awarded via an auction on July 4, 2006.

  • Strike Shuts 25 Egyptian Newspapers; Law at Issue Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 10 1:14 AM
    CAIRO, July 9 -- Workers went on strike Sunday at 25 Egyptian newspapers, which did not publish as the legislature in Cairo appeared ready to approve a law that leaves journalists vulnerable to fines and jail time for reports that criticize government officials.

  • Live Wires: Microbiologist Discovers Our Planet Is Hard-wired With Electricity-producing Bacteria Open this result in new window
    Science Daily - 29 minutes ago
    A series of experiments by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., and published online in PNAS show that a wide variety of bacteria, including species involved in fermentation and photosynthesis, can form nanowires under a various environmental conditions. Yuri Gorby and colleagues produced bacterial nanowires as small as 10 nanometers in diameter and in bundles as wide as

  • Britain's Middle Eastern folly Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 10 5:51 PM
    Our week of special reports on the Suez crisis continues with the story of the collusion that started a war.

  • Immediate Withdrawal: Power Vacuums in Gaza and Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 49 minutes ago
    With Iraq on the brink of civil war, popularity has increased for an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region.

  • `King of Bling' Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jul 10 7:57 AM
    The Field Museum's new King Tut exhibit has been such a smash, it was sold out the entire 4th of July weekend. Below is a look at some of the comments, past and present, made about Tutankhamun, the bo ARCHEOLOGIST HOWARD CARTER

  • Access to nuclear energy, right of all states: Egyptian FM Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 6:16 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Nuclear Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said here Sunday that all countries enjoy the right to gain access to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

  • Hamas leader seeks exchange Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Exiled Meshaal wants release of Palestinian prisoners as part of deal to free soldier; Israel won t negotiate Hamas' top leader emerged from hiding yesterday in Syria and vowed that the crisis over a kidnapped Israeli soldier would not end unless Israel agrees to a prisoner exchange.

  • Bangoura risks losing left eye Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 10 6:42 AM
    Doctors fight to save the sight of Guinea's Ousmane Bangoura after his left eyeball ruptured during a Chinese league match.

  • With long standoff in offing, sides explore possibility of covert deal Open this result in new window
    JTA - Jul 10 3:56 PM
    JERUSALEM, July 10 (JTA) Two weeks after the abduction of Cpl. Gilad Shalit, hardline rhetoric on both sides suggests that Israel and the Palestinians are on course for a major military showdown.

  • Egypt urged to support peace effort in Darfur Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 07 3:18 AM
    Minni Minnawi, the leader of the rebel Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) who signed a deal with Khartoum to end the conflict in the western region of Darfur, yesterday called on Egypt to pursue its support of peace efforts.

  • Getty Museum Agrees to Return Two Ancient Artifacts to Greece Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 10 8:14 AM
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- The J. Paul Getty Museum, the world's richest art institution, agreed to return two disputed antiquities from its collection to Greece just weeks after the U.S. museum said it will give back artifacts to Italy.

  • Enter Egyptian Pop Star, Blowing Kisses and Swiveling Hips: Hakim in Central Park Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 09 10:21 PM
    A consummate, warmhearted showman, Hakim did not stop moving for two hours at Central Park SummerStage on Saturday.

  • Israeli Inquiry Faults Army In Abduction Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - 26 minutes ago
    (AP) TEL AVIV, Israel Despite warnings of a planned attack, Israeli forces reacted slowly to a Palestinian raid that captured an soldier, failing to note he was missing for 90 minutes, the head of an inquiry said Monday.

  • WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING Open this result in new window
    The Pueblo Chieftain - Jul 09 6:45 AM
    The Egyptian Gazette, Cairo, Egypt, on the kidnapped Israeli soldier: Apart from Egypts efforts, almost no other country has lifted one finger to stop Israels deliberate bid to pour oil on the flames with the Palestinians. Israels intensified attacks on Gaza and its seizure of a dozen Palestinian officials and lawmakers have drawn no reaction from the international community. For several

  • Jodar is new Mali coach Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 10 3:27 AM
    Frenchman Jean-Francois Jodar signs a four-year contract to take charge of Mali's national team.

  • Greece demands return of stolen heritage Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 10 4:19 PM
    Getty museum success inspires antiquities hunt We'll scour world to get them back, says minister

  • Domina brand expansion in Egypt Open this result in new window
    World Leisure News - Jul 07 4:28 AM
    Milan-based Domina Hotel Group has announced plans to operate three new hotels in Egypt as part of its continuing expansion of the Domina brand. The expansion comprises Domina Inn Pyramids and Domina Inn Nile in Cairo as well as Domina Inn Luxor in Luxor.

  • Wife of terror suspect says Jaballah 'couldn't kill a chicken,' is afraid of blood Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 10 4:05 PM
    TORONTO (CP) - Suspected Egyptian terrorist Mahmoud Jaballah is afraid of blood and couldn't bring himself to kill a chicken, his wife testified Monday during a court hearing to determine whether Jaballah should be deported.

  • Vodafone Would Face $578 Million Fee To Upgrade To 3G In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Jul 07 12:32 AM
    LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Vodafone Group would have to pay US$578 million to upgrade its second-generation mobile license in Egypt to a 3G license as a knock-on effect of the price paid by a rival for Egypt's third mobile license earlier this week.

  • Gulf buyers back for Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 06 10:30 PM
    CAIRO Egyptian shares extended yesterday the rally triggered by the auction of Egypt's third mobile licence and brokers said they saw Gulf investors returning to the market in force after a long absence.

  • Egypt's bid to secure Israeli soldier's release hits standstill Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Jul 06 11:51 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's efforts to defuse the worsening Palestinian-Israeli crisis have ground to a halt because of Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal's refusal to press for the unconditional release of an Israeli soldier and growing mistrust between Egypt and Hamas, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said.

  • Foreign media scramble to win over Arab viewers Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 7:39 PM
    Rarely have Western news organizations wooed Arab hearts and minds so avidly -- or with so little certainty of political or commercial reward.

  • Etisalat posts Dh2.8b profit Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 33 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI Etisalat has earned Dh2.813 billion net profit after royalty payments during first half of 2006, showing a growth of 33 per cent over the corresponding period of 2005.

  • More News Open this result in new window
    Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 09 1:04 AM
    His arts destination: Cairo, Egypt

  • Regal Petroleum chairman resigns Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jul 10 6:04 PM
    The chairman and chief executive of Regal Petroleum, Paul Morgan, has quit the troubled oil and gas explorer after just three months in the job, citing "personal reasons".

  • Corrupt circles behind this, say scribes in UAE Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI/DUBAI Egyptian journalists employed in the UAE believe that the Egyptian Parliament's approval for a new press law, even with an article stipulating jail for reporters who criticize government officials scrapped, presented a serious obstacle to the freedom of the press and its role in uncovering corruption.

  • Final session of Iraq's neighboring states meet kicks off Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 1:53 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Meeting The final session of the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states kicked off here Sunday. Foreign ministers of Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt are attending the meeting.

  • New minister pulls up the policy shutters Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Jul 10 5:32 PM
    Margaret Hodge tells Richard Tyler she has got the pedigree and knows what she wants

  • Saddam says he'll boycott close of his trial Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Jul 10 10:07 AM
    Saddam Hussein and his lawyers announced a boycott of his trial today, citing bias and lack of security, even as the defense for lower-level figures in the trial gave their closing arguments.

  • Olmert Says Israel Isn't Seeking to Topple Hamas Rule (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 10 5:34 AM
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel's Gaza incursion, now in its 13th day, isn't aimed at bringing down the Palestinian Authority's Hamas-led government.

  • Honey Import Health Standard issued Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Biosecurity New Zealand (BNZ), part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), today issued a new import health standard for honey and related bee products from Australia.

  • New centre to advise Muslim world on science policy Open this result in new window
    SciDev.net - Jul 10 6:18 PM
    An US$8 million research centre that will help Muslim countries set up effective science policies and national systems of innovation will be inaugurated tomorrow (12 July) in Pakistan.

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