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  • Egypt moves to cut food prices in Ramadan run-up Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 12:55 PM
    Egypt eased restrictions on poultry imports imposed amid the bird flu crisis, among a raft of measures aimed at lowering the retail price of food ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Egypt press law 'violates rights' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 11 5:58 AM
    An amendment to Egypt's publishing law will not alter the country's violation of press freedom standards, a rights group says.

  • Egypt to Supply Electricity to Gaza Open this result in new window
    Muslim American Society - 52 minutes ago
    Egypt has stepped up projects to provide free electricity to the Gaza Strip following a strategic IDF attack on an electrical power plant, a manager from the national Egyptian electricity company said Tuesday.

  • Egypt and Yemen begin to address challenges created by population growth Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 11 12:35 PM
    On the occasion of World Population Day, commemorated Monday, several countries in the region - particularly Egypt and Yemen - are taking a close look at the impediments to development caused by exploding populations. In Egypt, the issues involved are conveyed by the example of Mahrous Amin, 33, and his wife Awali, who left their village in the central.

  • Hamas Leader Will Bring Destruction on Middle East, Egypt Says Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Jul 11 5:33 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Egypt has warned Syria that it should expel the Damascus-based Hamas leadership or risk the destruction of the Syrian regime.

  • 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: Egyptian papers protest press law Open this result in new window
    AsiaMedia - Jul 11 10:48 AM
    Cairo --- 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.

  • IDF Stops 2 Infiltrators at Egypt-Israeli Border Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 11 1:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israeli forces caught two infiltrators making their way into Israel from Egypt along the center region of the border, north of Mt. Harif.

  • Egypt's journos hail new press law Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jul 11 5:41 AM
    CAIRO, July 11 -- Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers on Tuesday hailed a move by President Hosni Mubarak to lift curbs on press freedom but insisted more needed to be done.

  • 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: Journalists Still Risk Jail Under Press Law Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Jul 11 12:05 AM
    (Cairo) Egypts 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.

  • Egypt's journos hail new press law Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jul 11 2:42 AM
    Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers have hailed a move by President Hosni Mubarak to lift curbs on press freedom - but they say the battle is not yet over.

  • Egypt's FM terms Tehran meeting on Iraq "very successful" Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 11 12:17 AM
    Egypt - Iran - FM Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said here Tuesday that the recently concluded 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states in Tehran was very successful.

  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Arab Republic of Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] IMF - Jul 11 7:37 AM
    On June 23, 2006, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Arab Republic of Egypt. 1

  • Dubai, $8.7bn Egypt investment Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 10 9:59 PM
    Dubai World will invest around $8.7bn in a seaport and other industrial projects in Egypt, Gulf News reported.

  • Egypt amends press law Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 10 8:44 PM
    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's press law amended over jailing of journalists Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 10 10:48 PM
    CAIRO, July 10, 2006 (AFP) - Egypt's press law was amended Monday after President Hosni Mubarak intervened in favour of quashing an article stipulating prison terms for journalists who make allegations of corruption.

  • 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.

  • US-based religious group challenges Coptic church Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 11:31 AM
    A Greek Orthodox fringe group based in the United States has angered Egypt's largest and oldest church by sending an Egyptian bishop with liberal ideas to Cairo to win followers among Egyptian Christians.

  • Rovers boss Hughes eyes Mido Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 10:10 AM
    Blackburn manager Mark Hughes has revealed that he is trying to sign Egypt striker Mido from Italian club Roma.

  • Mubarak refuses to intervene in Coptic Church affair Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 10:34 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he would not intervene in the affairs of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, after the controversial announcement by a priest to form a splinter Church.

  • 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.

  • Rights group blasts Egypt's new press law Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 11 12:36 PM
    A new Egyptian press law that allows judges to jail journalists for offenses such as insulting public officials or heads of state violates international standards for press freedom, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The law, passed on Monday and billed as a reform measure by the government, eliminates imprisonment for some publishing offenses such as libel.

  • Phone Calls between President Abbas, Saudi King, Egypt's Mubarak Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 11 12:02 PM
    RAMALLAH, July 11, 2006 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas had Tuesday a phone call with the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia.

  • Israeli Court Gives IOF 48 Hours to Find "Humanitarian" Solution for Palestinians Trapped at Egypt Border Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 11 11:47 AM
    TEL AVIV, July 11, 2006 (WAFA)- The Israeli High Court. ruled Monday that Israel's Occupation Forces (IOF) have 48 hours to find an 'urgent humanitarian solution' for the Palestinians who have been trapped at Egyptian side of the Rafah Croosing, especially those who are ill.

  • 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 Approves Tough Press Law Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Jul 11 5:53 AM
    The Egyptian parliament has passed a press law despite protests from journalists who have condemned it as repressive.

  • Hughes still eyeing up Mido Open this result in new window
    Soccer365 - Jul 11 7:47 AM
    Blackburn manager Mark Hughes believes he can still attract Mido to Ewood Park. The Egypt striker's future is unclear after he returned to Roma following a loan spell at Tottenham.

  • Egypts divisive press law passed Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 11 1:16 AM
    CAIRO: The Egyptian parliament passed a controversial press law yesterday despite protests by journalists and opposition activists who say it puts new limits on press freedom.

  • Orascom Construction Industries announces OCI Begins Production in Iraq Open this result in new window
    SYS-CON Media - Jul 11 12:57 PM
    NEWS RELEASE OCI Begins Cement Production in Northern Iraq OCI Cement Group commissions cement facility in northern Iraq Cairo, Egypt - 11 July 2006: Orascom Construction Industries announced that rehabilitation of the 2.3 million ton per year Tasluja cement factory in Northern Iraq has been completed for a total investment cost of US$ 70 million.

  • Ask the pilot: Why do two U.S. airlines fly to Uruguay, but none to Poland? And what does Iceland have that New Zealand  Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - Jul 11 6:12 AM
    What do the following nations all have in common? Czech Republic, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Malaysia, Austria, Poland, Finland, Uzbekistan, Pakistan. That was the riddle posed here last Friday, solved, I'm proud to report, in short order by several readers. First to figure it out, scoring an autographed copy of the world's most invisible book, was Mike Vanne,

  • 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.

  • Pinehurst Native Follows Father's Footsteps Open this result in new window
    Southern Pines Pilot - Jul 11 3:29 PM
    Egypt-Rah Yazminda McAdoo, 22, daughter of Dr. Harold and Joyce McAdoo, was one of 45 elite students nationwide selected to participate in the Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program.

  • 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.

  • Mubarak stays away from schism in Coptic Church Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 11 12:36 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Tuesday that he would not intervene in the affairs of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, after the controversial announcement by a priest to form a splinter church. "I do not intervene in religious affairs," Mubarak said in an interview with the state-owned daily Al-Messa.

  • 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 - Jul 10 7:24 PM
    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.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jul 11 6:10 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt, July 11 (Reuters) - Two Palestinians died on Tuesday while stranded in oppressive summer heat on the closed Egypt-Gaza border with hundreds of other people, Egyptian health and security officials said.

  • Rovers boss Hughes eyes Mido Open this result in new window
    ATL World Soccer - Jul 11 10:33 AM
    Blackburn manager Mark Hughes has revealed that he is trying to sign Egypt striker Mido from Italian club Roma. Mido, 23, is available after Tottenham decided not to sign him following a loan spell at White Hart Lane last season.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jul 11 6:10 AM
    CAIRO, July 11 (Reuters) - Guards stopped a Muslim from carrying out a knife attack on Christians at a church in Egypt on Tuesday, security sources said.

  • 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.

  • Egyptian artifacts to go on show in Japan Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 11 4:55 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt gave the green light on Monday for an exhibition of more than 300 Pharaonic artifacts to be exhibited in Japanese cities over the next 12 months, the Supreme Council of Antiquities said.

  • 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

  • Israel Expands Offensive, Moving Into Central Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 31 minutes ago
    With scores of tanks, armored personnel carriers, armored bulldozers and Apache attack helicopters, Israel crossed into central Gaza near Kissufim.

  • 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.

  • New Egyptian law could jail journalists Open this result in new window
    Montana Standard - Jul 11 1:25 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.

  • Triple Play, Triple Threat? Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Jul 11 4:03 AM
    The wait for new technology to hit Egypt once resembled surfing the net on a bad dial-up connection: By the time you saw the first picture on the web page, the content was close to obsolete.

  • 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.

  • Flying High Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Jul 11 4:03 AM
    After its first year of operating as a full subsidiary of its Spanish parent company, Amadeus Egypt recorded a 36.2% market share as of May 2006, making it the nations leading provider of technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry.

  • CNN audience reacts to Mumbai blasts Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    CNN viewers and readers from around the world have been appalled at Tuesday's deadly attacks on commuter trains and stations in the Indian financial capital of Mumbai. Here are some of your edited comments:

  • Emirates colleges tap Utahn Open this result in new window
    The Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 10 11:26 PM
    Utah Valley State College administrator Bradley Cook has been selected as chief executive of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). His last day at UVSC will be July 31, officials said Monday. As a Rotary International fellow at the Oxford University in England, Cook received research grants for his doctoral work on Egypt and

  • 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.

  • Ill Meet You There Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Jul 11 4:02 AM
    With the recent success of the World Economic Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, foreign investors are giving Egypt a fresh glance. But where will we host them? bt takes a look at Cairo's best conference and meeting facilities.

  • Palestinians 'stranded' at border crossing Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 10 10:12 PM
    About 580 Palestinians in need of medical care have been stranded for up to two weeks at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza, the Red Cross has said.

  • Ganji's Next Strike Likely at U.N. Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 10 11:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Iran's most famous opposition figure,Akbar Ganji,is due to arrive in New York on Saturday on a trip where he will lead a hunger strike in front of the United Nations and attend a meeting with the leftist MIT political science professor Noam Chomsky. In his visit to America, however, Mr. Ganji will not be meeting with any American government officials. He is seeking an audience with

  • Palestinians receive $50M from Arab League Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 2:42 PM
    President Mahmoud Abbas' office said it had received $50 million from the Arab League on Tuesday, the most international aid Palestinians have gotten since the Islamic militant group Hamas won legislative elections.

  • Accords on flights Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 11 1:28 AM
    MORE flights between Qatar and Egypt and Libya will become possible soon following recent talks the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had with senior officials of the two countries.

  • Etisalat Posts Huge Profit Days After Winning Egyptian License Open this result in new window
    ComputerWire - Jul 10 11:07 PM
    Emirates Telecommunications Corp, Etisalat, the state telecoms company of the UAE, has posted a huge profit just days after winning a license to operate the third GSM network in Egypt.

  • 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.

  • Call Centers grow on demand Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 10 11:48 PM
    July 2006 Egypt has high potential to be an offshore call center destination. That was the message presented at a worldwide industry gathering in Cairo last month.

  • Mixed result for Pyongyang's launches Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 31 minutes ago
    The BBC's Philippa Fogarty looks at whether North Korea's recent missile launches show an advance in its missile development programme.

  • The Fate of the Jewish People Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 1:30 PM
    On the occasion of Israel's 50th anniversary as a modern state, the political columnist Charles Krauthammer laid out the very bleak math on the future of the Jewish diaspora if present trends continue.

  • 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.

  • :::- ARAB TIMES -::: Open this result in new window
    Arab Times - Jul 10 10:26 PM
    KUWAIT CITY: Ambassador of Egypt to Kuwait Abdul Rahim Shalabi has praised Kuwaiti authorities for allowing three Egyptians, who were captured in Iraq and subsequently freed, to enter Kuwait without the need for going through necessary procedures.

  • 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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  • ANB, more remittance centres Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 10 8:44 PM
    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.

  • Italy eyes rogue spies, not agency, in CIA kidnap Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 9:57 AM
    Italy's government said on Tuesday it did not believe its intelligence agency aided the alleged CIA abduction of a terrorism suspect in Milan -- but left open the possibility that rogue Italian agents may have been involved.

  • Syria plans to end peg of its pound to U.S. dollar Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 11 1:58 PM
    Syria, accused by the United States of supporting terrorism, plans to end its currency peg to the dollar by December to reflect closer trade ties with Europe.

  • 'Fancy' Foods Are Sugar, Spice and Mostly Everything Nice Open this result in new window
    Fox News - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    This year's Fancy Food Show boasts a host of different eats blending sweet and spicy flavors.

  • Australian Stocks Rise, Led by BHP Billiton; Media Stocks Gain Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    July 12 (Bloomberg) -- Australian stocks rose, led by mining companies such as BHP Billiton and Newcrest Mining Ltd. after metals prices including copper and gold climbed.

  • Groff Pulls Old Orange Lemon Egg Canary Trick at P.S. 122 Beginning July 12 Open this result in new window
    Playbill - 35 minutes ago
    Orange Lemon Egg Canary, a work by Ruby Sunrise playwright Rinne Groff, will have a New York run at P.S. 122 July 12-30.

  • Artistic Fella draws No. 3 post Open this result in new window
    Fox Sports - Jul 11 5:42 PM
    Artistic Fella wants to keep the good times going in the $1 million Meadowlands Pace. His driver hopes to change his downward fortunes in the same race Saturday night. Artistic Fella is the 7-5 early betting choice Tuesday for the 30th running of the race for 3-year-old pacers. He will start from the No. 3 post against a field of nine horses that qualified in elimination races last weekend.

  • Ending CIA rendition of terror suspects Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 11 2:51 PM
    It's time for the Bush administration and European governments to come clean about the process and return to international law.

  • At the Fancy Food Show, Promoting Everyday Luxuries Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The 52nd Fancy Food Show was characterized more by the quality of artisanal products, both domestic and imported, than by their gimmickry.

  • 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.

  • Final edition of the Ford Senior Players gets under way Thursday Open this result in new window
    PGA - Jul 11 4:27 PM
    The third senior major of the year is moving to Baltimore next year after 16 seasons in Dearborn, where Peter Jacobsen is defending.

  • 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.

  • Italian gov't: No involvement in abduction Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 4:21 AM
    The Italian government and its intelligence services were not aware of and did not participate in the alleged CIA kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Milan, a Defense Ministry official told Senate committees Tuesday, amid growing evidence that the Americans did not act alone.

  • Severe shortages stymie life in Gaza Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 11 2:55 PM
    Groups petitioned Israel's Supreme Court to reopen Gaza crossings to supplies.

  • 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.

  • Letters to the Editor Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 11 2:51 PM

  • Israel pressed to allow Gaza aid Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 11 11:00 AM
    Human rights groups appeal to the High Court to force Israel to allow essential supplies into the Gaza Strip.

  • Bush hopes Italy to keep troops in Afghanistan: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 2:23 AM
    President Bush said in an interview published on Tuesday he hoped Italy would keep its troops in Afghanistan to help rebuild the country.

  • Immediate Withdrawal: Power Vacuums in Gaza and Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 48 minutes ago
    With Iraq on the brink of civil war, popularity has increased for an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region.

  • Suspected terrorist Jaballah denies links to terrorist groups during court hearing Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 11 3:59 PM
    TORONTO (CP) - After nearly five years behind bars, Mahmoud Jaballah accused the federal government Tuesday of mounting a deportation case against him based solely on past acquaintances with alleged terrorists.

  • Mysteries of the Rocks and Stars Open this result in new window
    Richard Bangs Adventures via Yahoo! News - Jul 10 10:38 PM
    Where did religion and science begin? Perhaps in the same place, the Neolithic villages of Macedonia.

  • EU Ministers Cool on Lending More EIB Money Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jul 11 11:03 AM
    EU finance ministers gave a cool reception Tuesday to a proposal that they increase the European Investment Bank's lending to outside countries by 50 percent to euro31.5 billion .

  • Secrets and lies at the heart of Britain's Middle Eastern folly Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    It began, improbably, in Wirral. Selwyn Lloyd, the foreign secretary, was visiting his Cheshire constituency on October 21 1956 when he was summoned to Chequers and ordered to take part in a secret meeting that will forever be associated with a fateful lie.

  • Posted: 12-07-2006 , 03:48 GMT Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - 28 minutes ago
    Lebanese singer Alissa has denied circulating rumors that she is romantically involved with a prominent businessman, and that she was given an expensive diamond watch as a gift from him after she agreed to hold three private concerts in Switzerland next month.

  • Blackburn still in the hunt for Mido Open this result in new window
    ESPN Soccernet.com - Jul 11 7:53 AM
    Blackburn still in the hunt for Mido by England

  • Ghana face Nigeria in August Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 11 3:27 AM
    Ghana's Black Stars take on Nigeria's Super Eagles in a friendly in London on 15 August.

  • 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.

  • Student goes from no house to Morehouse Open this result in new window
    Gazette.Net - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    Donald Washington Jr.s life as a college graduate in Georgia is a far cry from his earlier years as a homeless student in Montgomery County. A full scholarship took him from local shelters and soup kitchens to Morehouse College, an all-male, historically black school in Atlanta.

  • UK 'hosted controversial cleric' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 11 6:17 AM
    The Foreign Office funded a conference attended by Muslim cleric Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi, it emerges.

  • 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.

  • Syria Will End Dollar Peg, Moves Reserves to Euros (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 11 8:18 AM
    July 11 (Bloomberg) -- Syria, accused by the U.S. of supporting terrorism, plans to end its currency peg to the dollar by December to reflect closer trade ties with Europe, central bank Governor Adib Mayaleh said.