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  • Egypt confirms ship hit off Lebanon, crew safe Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 1:30 PM
    An Egyptian civilian ship off the coast of Lebanon was hit during an exchange of fire between Hizbollah and the Israeli military, Egypt's foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday, but the crew of 12 survived.

  • Etisalat to invest up to $1b in initial phase of Egypt project Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 30 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI After winning a mobile phone licence in Egypt, telecom giant Etisalat yesterday announced its plans to invest up to $1 billion in the initial phase to create a modern telecom infrastructure besides provision of other related services.

  • Suspected terrorist sympathizer ordered deported to Egypt Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 15 5:19 PM
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. An illegal immigrant from Egypt who prosecutors said was a terrorist sympathizer was sentenced to 13 months in prison for fraud and ordered deported.

  • Militants open border between Egypt, Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 3:30 PM
    Palestinian militants forced open a border gate Friday between Egypt and Gaza, letting hundreds of people pour across despite warning shots from Israeli helicopter gunships.

  • 2,000 people storm Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 1:08 PM
    Palestinian militants blew a hole in a wall on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, allowing 2,000 people to cross into the Palestinian territory, security sources said.

  • Militants blow hole in Gaza-Egypt border gate Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 14 11:34 AM
    Armed with rocket-propelled grenades, Hamas militants blew open a gate Friday on the border between Gaza and Egypt, allowing hundreds of people to cross into Gaza.

  • 500 Palestinians storm Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 10:20 AM
    Palestinian militants have blown a hole in a wall on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, allowing 500 people to cross into the Palestinian territory.

  • Palestinians stream into Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 9:34 AM
    Militants forced open a border gate between Egypt and Gaza on Friday, wounding an Egyptian officer and letting hundreds of Palestinians who had been trapped on the Egyptian side of the border to get into Gaza.

  • Militants force Gaza, Egypt border opening Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Jul 15 12:22 AM
    Palestinian militants forced open a border gate Friday between Egypt and Gaza, letting hundreds of people pour across despite warning shots...

  • 500 Palestinians storm Gaza from Egypt: witnesses Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 9:35 AM
    Palestinian militants blew a hole in a wall on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, allowing 500 people to cross into the Palestinian territory.

  • Palestinians stream in through Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 8:45 AM
    Hundreds of people poured into the Gaza Strip from Egypt on Friday after Palestinians blew a hole in the border wall separating the two places, an Associated Press reporter at the scene said.

  • Gunmen blast hole in Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 8:40 AM
    Masked gunmen blew a 6 meter (19.7 foot) hole in the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Friday, allowing dozens of stranded Palestinians to enter Gaza, witnesses said.

  • Palestinians flood into Gaza Strip from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jul 15 12:03 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip ∑ Palestinian militants forced open a border gate Friday between Egypt and Gaza, letting hundreds of people pour into Gaza despite warning shots from Israeli helicopter gunships.

  • Egypt, Jordan Appeal for Calm Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 14 7:17 PM
    Egypt and Jordan condemn Israel's attacks in Lebanon Friday and appeal for calm in a day of diplomacy in Cairo. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak met with King Abbullah of Jordan in an effort to contain the growing crisis in the region. The two leaders made a call for restraint from all parties.

  • Palestinian militants blow part of Gaza-Egypt border wall Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 15 1:34 AM
    Palestinian militants blew part of the border wall on the Gaza-Egypt border on Friday, witnesses said.

  • Egypt and Jordan say international law violated Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 15 3:06 AM
    Egypt and Jordan condemned Israeli attacks on Lebanon and the Palestinian territories yesterday and called on all sides to show self-restraint.

  • Palestinians Stream Into Gaza From Egypt Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 14 9:52 AM
    Hundreds of Palestinians Stream Into Gaza From Egypt After Militants Blow a Hole in Border Wall

  • Palestinians flood into Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Tracy Press - Jul 15 3:40 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip Palestinian militants forced open a border gate Friday between Egypt and Gaza, letting hundreds of people pour across despite warning shots from Israeli helicopter gunships.

  • Palestinians stream into Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 14 9:03 AM
    Hundreds of Palestinians poured into the Gaza Strip from Egypt on Friday after militants blew a hole in the border wall, an Associated Press reporter at the scene said.

  • Kenya: Egypt, Kenya Renew Rivalry Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2:35 PM
    Since the 1980s, Kenya and Egypt have been fierce continental rivals in women's volleyball. Omulo Okoth takes us through the two nations' long-standing rivalry.

  • Egypt says Israeli attacks violate international law Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 14 11:14 AM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit yesterday expressed his deep concern over the Israeli escalation in south Lebanon and the Palestinian territories warning that the current situation creates a powder keg in the region.

  • Palestinians stream into Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 14 9:56 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) Militants forced open a border gate between Egypt and Gaza on Friday, wounding an Egyptian officer and letting hundreds of Palestinians who had been trapped on the Egyptian side of the border to get into Gaza.

  • Two Palestinians die as 1,000 wait at shut Egypt-Gaza border crossing Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 14 7:52 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt -- As the Israeli military forces on Friday kept up their attacks on Lebanon and Gaza, two Palestinians died while waiting to be allowed through a closed border crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

  • Flood Of People Head Into Gaza From Egypt Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Jul 14 9:46 AM
    Militants forced open a border gate between Egypt and Gaza on Friday, letting hundreds of Palestinians get into Gaza.

  • Egypt on high alert at Gaza crossing Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 6:14 AM
    Egyptian medical and security teams have been sent to the Rafah border crossing after some 2,000 Palestinians forced their way back into the Gaza Strip.

  • Palestinians Stream Into Gaza From Egypt Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Jul 14 9:49 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hundreds of Palestinians poured into the Gaza Strip from Egypt on Friday after militants blew a hole in the border wall, an Associated Press reporter at the scene said.The border has largely been closed since June 25, when Palestinian militants carried out a cross-border raid on a military outpost, killing two Israeli soldiers and capturing one.

  • Egypt City Park near reality Open this result in new window
    Jonesboro Sun - Jul 14 6:41 AM
    EGYPT -- Mayor Don Scruggs prides himself on having dedicated volunteers willing to pitch in for this quiet nook of northwest Craighead County.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-14 17:43 GMT: 500 Palestinians storm Gaza from Egypt: witnesses Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 14 10:12 AM
    GAZA CITY (AFX) - Palestinian militants today blew a hole in a wall on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, allowing 500 people to cross into the Palestinian territory, witnesses said.

  • DAYS OF EGYPT CULTURE TO BE HELD IN AZERBAIJAN Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 14 6:45 AM
    In accordance with the agreement On cultural cooperation between the governments of Azerbaijan and Egypt, March 29, 2005, days of Egypt Culture will take place in Azerbaijan, November 2006, Yusif Ahmed Ibrahim al-Sharkavi, Ambassador of Egypt to Azerbaijan told AzerTAc correspondent.

  • 8 Islamists held in Egypt Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Jul 14 6:33 AM
    Eight members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested in what the group says is more harassment after its election success in Egypt.

  • 189 Jacobstown-New Egypt Road, Jacobstown, NJ 08562 At the corner of Rts. 537 Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - Jul 14 4:27 AM
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  • Etisalat wants 30% in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 32 minutes ago
    Etisalat is intending to make a big push into the Egyptian telecom sector according to its Chairman Mohammad Omran, following its capture of the country's third mobile licence, reported Gulf News. Etisalat is aiming to secure up to 30% of the market inside the next five years.

  • Arab League Chief: Peace Process 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 15 10:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a unanimous resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Mideast fighting.

  • Egypt, China issue commemorative stamps for golden jubilee of ties Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 13 5:06 PM
    Egypt and China on Thursday jointly issued a collection of commemorative stamps and envelopes to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Sino-Egyptian diplomatic ties.

  • Saturday, Jul 15, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 15 4:14 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Arab leaders meeting here Saturday condemned Israel's bombing campaign in Lebanon as the death knell for any hope of negotiating peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

  • Hot Drinks in Egypt to 2010 Open this result in new window
    Drinks Business Review - Jul 13 6:43 PM
    Introduction This databook is a detailed information resource covering all the key data points on Hot Drinks in Egypt. It includes comprehensive value volume segmentation and market share data. The databook supplies actual data to 2005 and full forecasts to 2010.

  • Arab League split over support for Hezbollah but unites on U.N. resolution Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 15 1:40 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Mideast fighting. Despite the unanimous vote, delegates...

  • Arab League Split on Support for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 15 1:13 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Mideast fighting.

  • Jordan, Egypt point finger at Hezbollah in Lebanon crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 10:19 AM
    Jordan's King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have condemned Israeli military aggression in Lebanon but also indirectly criticized Hezbollah for harming Arab interests.

  • US and Egypt launch new framework for consultations Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 11:39 AM
    Egypt and the United States are to start holding frequent inter-ministerial consultations on key issues in the Middle East, Washington's top regional envoy David Welch said.

  • Job Description: Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jul 15 4:32 PM
    PVI is seeking an experienced Wellhead Inspector for a 60-day full time contract in Cairo, Egypt. Previous experience in inspecting or perforating QA analysis on wellheads and other subsea, electrical and instrumentation equipment such as control panels is required for this role.

  • Arab foreign ministers hold emergency meeting in Cairo over Israel-Lebanon fighting Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 36 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt Arab foreign ministers have held an emergency summit in Cairo over the intensified fighting between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Hamas Leader Flees Egypt on Warnings of Israeli Strike Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 13 5:35 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A senior Hamas leader fled Egypt for Syria Thursday night after Egyptian authorities warned that Israel planned to target him. Mohamed Nazal was in Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials, including chief of intelligence Omar Suleiman.

  • Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 15 1:57 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Arab foreign ministers held an emergency summit in Cairo on Saturday over Israel's expanding assault on Lebanon -- the worst Israeli attack on its neighbor in 24 years.

  • Merchant vessel hit by rockets Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 15 1:59 PM
    AN Egyptian civilian ship off the coast of Lebanon was hit during an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and the Israeli military, Egypt's foreign ministry confirmed on overnight, but the crew of 12 survived.

  • Ibsen in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 13 12:28 PM
    Before the 1950s Henrik Ibsen was virtually unknown in Egypt; very few had heard of him and even fewer had read him.

  • Fundamentalism fears: Egyptian artists worry about growing Islamic fervor in a nation long known for being a cultural  Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 15 4:05 AM
    She found the death threat pinned to her car. The words "Your destiny" were scrawled near guns pointed at a photo of Anwar Sadat, Egypt's assassinated president. It wasn't the first time Egyptian fundamentalists had tried to intimidate Inas al-...

  • Stranded Gazans flood home through border hole Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 12:44 PM
    Hamas gunmen blew a six-meter (20-foot) hole in the Gaza-Egypt border wall on Friday, allowing nearly 1,000 Palestinians stranded by the closed border to cross home, officials and witnesses said.

  • US and Egypt launch new framework for consultations Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 6:03 AM
    Egypt and the United States are to start holding frequent inter-ministerial consultations on key issues in the Middle East, Washington's top regional envoy David Welch has revealed.

  • Arab League Chief: Peace Process 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Jul 15 10:49 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a unanimous resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Mideast fighting."The Middle East peace process has failed.

  • Stranded Gazans flood home through border hole Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 14 10:09 AM
    Palestinian gunmen blew a six- meter (20-foot) hole in the Gaza-Egypt border wall on Friday, allowing nearly 1,000 Gazans stranded by the closed border to cross home, officials and witnesses said.

  • Aqeel clinches gold in Kuwait Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 15 3:03 PM
    BAHRAIN'S Nadia Aqeel bagged the gold medal after defeating Egypt's Alia Ismail 231-193, 243-198 in the women's stepladder final yesterday on the penultimate day of the Arab Youth Bowling Championships in Kuwait.

  • Father reunited with son after wife ends Cairo tryst Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Jul 15 4:06 AM
    A 6-year-old boy was reunited this week with his father, four months after his mother flew to Egypt with the child to rendezvous with a man she had met on the Internet.

  • 15 World Briefs Open this result in new window
    Provo Daily Herald - Jul 15 2:08 AM
    Flood of people head into Gaza from Egypt RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- Hundreds of Palestinians poured into the Gaza Strip from Egypt on Friday after militants blew a hole in the border wall, an Associated Press reporter at the scene said. The border has largely been closed since June 25, when Palestinian militants carried out a cross-border raid on a military outpost, killing two Israeli soldiers

  • Arab foreign ministers hold emergency meeting in Cairo over Israel-Lebanon fighting Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Jul 15 5:24 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Arab foreign ministers have held an emergency summit in Cairo over the intensified fighting between Israel and Lebanon. Lebanon's foreign minister today presented...

  • Analysis: Mideast fighting ripples through region Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 14 4:34 AM
    The fighting between Israel and Hezbollah threatens to deepen the schism between U.S.-backed Arab regimes like Egypt and Jordan that want a peaceful settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict and a hardline camp led by Syria that rejects peace at any price.

  • Arab FMs hold emergency meeting in Cairo over Israeli assault on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 15 3:58 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries held an emergency summit in Cairo on Saturday over Israels expanding assault on Lebanon - the worst Israeli attack on its neighbour in 24 years.

  • Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 15 1:56 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Arab foreign ministers held an emergency summit in Cairo on Saturday over Israel's expanding assault on Lebanon the worst Israeli attack on its neighbor in 24 years.

  • Palestinians breach Gaza border Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 14 9:53 AM
    Palestinian militants blow a hole in the wall separating Gaza from Egypt, allowing hundreds to pour through.

  • Arab League head: Mideast peace process dead Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 15 11:49 AM
    Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa on Saturday said the Middle East peace process is "dead."

  • PetroSA eyes GTL projects in Egypt, Colombia and Qatar Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jul 12 11:37 PM
    State-owned oil and gas producer PetroSA was eyeing downstream gas-to-liquids (GTL) opportunities in Egypt; Australia; the Middle East, including Qatar; and South America, including Colombia, chief executive Sipho Mkhize said yesterday.

  • Arab foreign ministers hold emergency meeting in Cairo over Israel-Lebanon fighting Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 15 5:07 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Arab foreign ministers have held an emergency summit in Cairo over the intensified fighting between Israel and Lebanon. Lebanon's foreign minister today presented his fellow Arab League members with a draft resolution condemning what it says is Israel's military offensive.

  • U.S. diplomatic options limited in Israel-Lebanon conflict Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 15 6:04 PM
    In times of crisis in the Middle East, the world often has looked to the United States for leadership. But this time the Bush administration has largely stayed on the sidelines.

  • Egypt: New law still threatens press freedoms Open this result in new window
    CPJ Press Freedom Online - Jul 12 2:11 PM
    New York, July 12, 2006 The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by Egypts newly amended press law that fails to honor a promise by President Hosni Mubarak to abolish prison for press offenses. The law also sharply increases fines for defamation.

  • Fishing Depletes Mediterranean Tuna, Conservationists Say Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 15 5:02 PM
    The tuna population in the Mediterranean is nearing extinction, a new World Wildlife Fund report concludes.

  • Israeli troops move back into Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 15 3:49 PM
    The Israel Defense Forces re-entered northern Gaza late Saturday, Israeli military sources said.

  • Arab stocks slide on raids Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 15 3:23 AM
    CAIRO: Stocks in Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan dropped after Israels air force battered Lebanon in the first incursion into the country since the army withdrew from the south in May 2000.

  • Palestinians blast hole in border wall Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Jul 14 11:11 PM
    Gaza strip Palestinian gunmen blew a six-metre (20-foot) hole in the Gaza-Egypt border wall yesterday, allowing nearly 1,000 Gazans stranded by the closed border to cross home, officials and witnesses said.

  • Egypt, U.S. agree to start strategic dialogue Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 12 4:34 PM
    Egypt and the United States agreed on Wednesday to start a high-level strategic dialogue, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

  • Lebanon calls for cease-fire under U.N. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 3:04 PM
    Israeli warplanes hit central Beirut for the first time and smashed the Hezbollah leadership's main strongholds on Saturday as strikes killed at least 33 Lebanese, including civilians fleeing the onslaught. Hezbollah guerrilla rockets continued to pour into Israel, where officials warned citizens that Tel Aviv could be attacked.

  • Missile hits civilian boat off Lebanon - Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 14 5:39 PM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A missile fired at an Israeli naval vessel off Lebanon hit a civilian boat, possibly from Egypt, the Israeli army said on Saturday.

  • Arab League declares Mideast peace process 'dead' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 2:38 PM
    The Arab League declared the Middle East peace process to be "dead" as foreign ministers met in an emergency session in Cairo and unanimously condemned the Israeli offensive in Lebanon.

  • World leaders alarmed, angered by Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 2:41 PM
    World leaders expressed alarm and anger at the upsurge in violence in the Middle East and sought a solution to the crisis, though differences over who bore responsibility emerged between the United States and some of its partners.

  • Protests across Arab world against Israel's attacks on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Jul 14 10:25 PM
    Protesters took to the streets by the thousands across the Arab world, and the leaders of Jordan and Egypt held an emergency meeting in Cairo to condemn Israel's expanding assault on Lebanon -- the worst Israeli attack on its neighbour in 24 years.

  • SA coach still a mystery Open this result in new window
    iafrica.com - Jul 15 12:36 AM
    160 days after the exit of Ted Dumitru as Bafana Bafana coach after the ill-fated Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Egypt, the SAFA executive on Friday accepted its technical committee's preferred choice for a long overdue replacement.

  • America, Egypt agree to hold frequent talks at senior level Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 12 2:20 PM
    Egypt and the US are to start holding frequent inter-ministerial consultations on key issues in the Middle East, Washington's top regional envoy, David Welch, said Wednesday. "I conveyed this morning an invitation from Secretary [of State Condoleezza] Rice to Foreign Minister Abu al-Gheit to begin a high-level strategic dialogue between Egypt and the US.

  • 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.

  • Arab League: Mideast Peace Plan 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 15 6:28 PM
    Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a unanimous resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Mideast fighting. "The Middle East peace process has failed," said Arab League chief Amr Moussa.

  • Lebanon calls on U.N. to broker truce Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 11:26 AM
    Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora called for a cease-fire under U.N. auspices Saturday, as Israeli warplanes hit central Beirut for the first time and smashed the Hezbollah leadership's main strongholds. Strikes killed at least 18 Lebanese fleeing the onslaught, and Hezbollah rockets continued to pour into Israel, where officials warned citizens that Tel Aviv could be hit.

  • Stranded Palestinians return to Gaza Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 14 3:05 PM
    About 1,000 Palestinians stranded in Egypt since Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip began two weeks ago have crossed the border after gunmen blew a hole in a wall.

  • Lebanese PM Calls For Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 minute ago
    Fuad Saniora, whose country has been used as a battlefield by the Israeli army and Hezbollah guerillas, pleaded for a break in the fighting Saturday. His voice cracking with emotion, Saniora called on the United Nations to broker a peace deal.

  • Israel And Hezbollah Trade More Fire Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 minute ago
    As Hezbollah rockets continue to rain down on northern Israel, the Israeli air force launched a new wave of bombing raids on Beirut's southern suburbs. Israel promises that there will be no Hezbollah forces on its border when the fighting stops.

  • Artistic Fella wins $1 million Pace Open this result in new window
    Fox Sports - 46 minutes ago
    Artistic Fella won his ninth straight race in capturing the $1 million Meadowlands Pace on Saturday night, giving Hall of Fame driver Cat Manzi his first win in the track's signature race for 3-year-old pacers. Artistic Fella took the lead on the backstretch, held off a challenge by Took Hanover at the top of the stretch and got to the wire 1 1/4 lengths ahead of My Boy David, giving the

  • Israel smashes Hezbollah strongholds Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 9:42 AM
    Israeli warplanes hit central Beirut for the first time and smashed the Hezbollah leadership's main strongholds, as strikes killed at least 18 Lebanese fleeing the onslaught. Hezbollah rockets continued to pour into Israel, where officials warned citizens that Tel Aviv could be hit.

  • Egypt: Journalists Still Risk Jail Under Press Law, Says Human Rights Watch Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 12 11:35 AM
    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.

  • EU, Egypt Discuss Humanitarian Crisis on Gaza Border Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Jul 12 1:30 PM
    CAIRO, July 12, 2006 (WAFA) - The European Union (EU) and Egypt discussed Wednesday the current humanitarian crisis on the Gaza border.

  • Fear and Shopping in Beirut Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 8:29 AM
    The Nation -- The first warplanes sheared through the sky at about 3:

  • Israel pounds south Beirut, killing 18 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 8:15 AM
    Israeli warplanes pounded Hezbollah's south Beirut stronghold and struck roads around the country Saturday, killing at least 18 Lebanese fleeing the onslaught. Hezbollah rockets continued to pour into Israel, where officials warned citizens that Tel Aviv could be hit.

  • Arab League meets in Cairo over Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 7:46 AM
    Arab foreign ministers have met in an emergency session in Cairo, facing an uphill battle to contain a Middle East crisis that threatens to engulf more countries in the region.

  • Militants Breach Closed Border Wall Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 14 10:12 AM
    Militants have blasted a 20ft hole in the border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to allow hundreds of Palestinians to return home. More than 1,000 Palestinians have been trapped for two weeks after the border crossing was closed in response to the kidnapping of an Israeli soldier.

  • EGYPT: Palestinians stranded at Rafah border assisted, Red Crescent says Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Jul 12 9:22 AM
    CAIRO, 12 Jul 2006 (IRIN) - The Red Crescent Society in Egypt has denied reports that four Palestinians stranded on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip had died as a result of poor conditions.

  • Arab states take dim view of 'adventurism' by Hizbullah Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 14 2:58 PM
    US allies Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan indirectly accused Hizbullah on Friday of harming Arab interests but also condemned the Israeli assault on Lebanon The remarks came amid fears of a wider regional conflict after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad boasted Friday that Israel was not powerful enough to take on Iran and warned the Jewish state not to attack regional ally Syria.

  • Italian spy chief questioned over CIA case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 5:30 AM
    The head of Italy's military intelligence agency was questioned by prosecutors for the first time on Saturday on suspicion of helping the CIA kidnap a terrorism suspect in Milan, judicial sources said.

  • Egypt eases restrictions on poultry ahead of Ramadan Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 12 2:19 PM
    Egypt eased restrictions on poultry imports imposed amid the bird flu crisis this week, among a raft of measures aimed at lowering the retail price of food ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. "Whole frozen poultry, frozen eggs and egg powder will be off the list of banned imports," Foreign Trade and Industry Minister Rashid Mohammad Rashid told.

  • TIMELINE: Previous wars involving Israel Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - 47 minutes ago
    Since its founding, Israel has fought five major wars and two prolonged insurgencies against the Palestinians that some Israelis refer to as their sixth and seventh wars.

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    AlertNet - Jul 14 10:37 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza, July 14 (Reuters) - Israeli helicopters opened fire near Palestinians as they poured into Gaza from Egypt on Friday, a Reuters witness said.

  • Israel blitzes Lebanon after Hezbollah declares open war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 4:58 AM
    Israel has kept up its blistering offensive against Lebanon after Hezbollah guerrilla leader Hassan Nasrallah defiantly declared open war in a conflict that appears to be spiralling dangerously out of control despite international calls for restraint.

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    AlertNet - Jul 14 10:07 AM
    GAZA, July 14 (Reuters) - Palestinian gunmen blew a six- metre (20-foot) hole in the Gaza-Egypt border wall on Friday, allowing nearly 1,000 Gazans stranded by the closed border to cross home, officials and witnesses said.

  • Arab League Chief: Peace Process 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 15 10:52 AM
    Arab League Chief Amr Moussa Says Middle East Peace Process Is 'Dead,' Urges U.N. Intervention

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    AlertNet - Jul 14 8:07 AM
    CAIRO, July 14 (Reuters) - Egypt and Jordan condemned Israeli attacks on Lebanon and the Palestinian territories on Friday and called on all sides to show self-restraint.