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  • Nearly a third of ancient Egypt still uncovered Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 16 6:08 PM
    As archaeologists explore the latest tomb to be uncovered in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt's chief of antiquities says he believes 30% of the country's ancient monuments have yet to be found.

  • Khalifa City for people of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    CAIRO The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has promised to build a self-contained city in Egypt, it was announced here yesterday.

  • Egypt foils attempt to blow Egypt-Gaza border wall Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 16 6:10 PM
    Egyptian security forces thwarted an attempt by Palestinians to blow up a hole in the Egypt-Gaza border wall on Sunday evening, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • 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.

  • India bids to establish arms unit in Egypt Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 16 11:22 AM
    New Delhi, Jul 16: India is bidding for a global tender to establish a small-arms manufacturing unit in Egypt.

  • EGYPT, U.S. READY FOR STRATEGIC DIALOGUE Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jul 16 5:13 AM
    CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt and the United States have agreed to launch a high-level strategic dialogue.

  • Etisalat to invest up to $1b in initial phase of Egypt project Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 15 9:12 PM
    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.

  • AZERBAIJAN-EGYPT ECONOMIC FORUM DUE TO TAKE PLACE IN BAKU Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 16 1:39 AM
    The Azerbaijan-Egypt economic forum is due to take place October in Baku.

  • UAE: Etisalat to invest up to $1billion in initial phase of Egypt project Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 16 3:03 AM
    After winning a mobile phone licence in Egypt, telecom giant Etisalat 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.

  • 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.

  • Suspected terrorist sympathizer ordered deported to Egypt Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 15 12:17 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 blow hole in Gaza-Egypt border gate Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 14 11:25 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 12:18 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.

  • Egypt stops Israeli attack on Beirut Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 16 6:23 PM
    CAIRO, July 16 (UPI) -- Egyptian leaders convinced Israeli leaders to stop a planned attack on Beirut last week over the abduction of two Israeli troops, Ha'aretz reported.

  • New Egyptian party launches campaign Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 12:00 PM
    A former member of Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) launched a campaign rallying support for his breakaway liberal opposition party.

  • Egypt urges immediate ceasefire between Israel, Lebanon Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 16 5:25 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak called on Sunday for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Hole in Egypt-Gaza border wall Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jul 14 4:02 PM
    Masked gunmen blew a 20-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 12:12 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.

  • Analysis: Iran the Lurking Mideast Issue Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 16 3:49 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The past five days' shocking flare-up of Mideast violence may really be, beneath it all, a fight about Iran and its place in the region.

  • Palestinian militants blow part of Gaza-Egypt border wall Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 15 1:41 AM
    Palestinian militants blew part of the border wall on the Gaza-Egypt border on Friday, witnesses said.

  • Egypt, Jordan Appeal for Calm Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 14 7:05 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.

  • Egypt and Jordan say international law violated Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 15 3:02 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 10:01 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 3:45 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.

  • UAE, Egypt reiterate solidarity with Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    CAIRO The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Egyptian President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak yesterday reiterated solidarity with Lebanon in the face of the Israeli attacks.

  • Sir Michael Weir Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 16 5:25 PM
    SIR MICHAEL WEIR, Ambassador to Egypt from 1979 to 1985, spent virtually all his career engaged with the Arab world: it almost reads as a personal commentary on Britains relationship with the Middle East over more than 30 years.

  • Palestinians stream into Gaza from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 14 9:05 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.

  • Egypt, Jordan condemn Israeli operations in Lebanon, Gaza Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 16 6:29 AM
    CAIRO, 07/16 - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and visiting Jordanian King Abdullah II condemned on Friday the Israeli military operations in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • Analysis: Iran the Lurking Mideast Issue Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 16 3:34 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The past five days' shocking flare-up of Mideast violence may really be, beneath it all, a fight about Iran and its place in the region. While Israel, the United States and some Arab countries hope the Islamic regime suffers a blow, Tehran may count on emerging from the crisis with its power intact and its influence raised even higher.

  • Lebanon crisis hits markets Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 30 minutes ago
    The crisis affecting Lebanon had a major impact on a number of the region's stock markets yesterday, with many making heavy losses, reported Reuters. Egypt's stock market was temporarily suspended after it shed 9.5% to hit an 11 month low, although it later recovered to close 4.8% down.

  • Kenya: Egypt, Kenya Renew Rivalry Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2:27 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 11:20 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 9:50 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 7:55 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 9:43 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 9:40 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.

  • Links to the Past: Sierra College Professor Calls Scientists' Discovery the 'Holy Grail of Anthropology for 150 Years,  Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 16 3:09 PM
    By Edgar Sanchez, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 16--Some people visit Egypt to explore the pyramids. Others travel to Russia to see the Kremlin.

  • Arab leaders divided over Hizbullah's share of blame Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 16 1:57 PM
    Saudi Arabia led Arab accusations that Hizbullah ignited the ongoing crisis in Lebanon, while Egypt warned Israel Sunday that it was fighting a losing battle by continuing its offensive and called for an unconditional cease-fire.

  • Ex-member of Mubarak's party launches rival group Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 16 2:06 PM
    A former member of Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) on Sunday launched a campaign rallying support for his breakaway liberal opposition party. Osama Ghazali Harb, editor of the quarterly Al-Siyassa Al-Dawliya, presented plans for the new party, the Democratic Front, which is based on "the build up of a true and complete.

  • Egypt City Park near reality Open this result in new window
    Jonesboro Sun - Jul 14 6:40 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 10:17 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.

  • Arab states ask for U.N. to intervene in fighting Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Jul 16 5:14 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Middle East fighting.

  • Arab nations disagree on legitimacy of Hezbollah's actions Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Jul 16 4:15 AM
    Cairo, Egypt- Foreign ministers of 18 Arab countries passed a resolution Saturday calling on the U.N. Security Council to intervene to stop escalating Middle East fighting.

  • Ambarish Mukherjee Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Jul 16 11:44 AM
    Indo Egyptian Fertiliser Company Ltd, the joint venture between Indian Farmers' Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd(IFFCO) the largest fertiliser co-operative in the world and the Egyptian State owned El Nasr Mining Company (ENMC), has won major concessions for its proposed $325-million phosphoric acid plant in Egypt with a annual capacity of 5 lakh tonnes.

  • Arab League envoys urge U.N. to halt Mideast fighting Open this result in new window
    Orange County Register - Jul 16 4:20 AM
    Delegates at emergency meeting bicker over legitimacy of Hezbollah. 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.

  • Blame by Some Arab Leaders for Fighters Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Key Arab governments chastised Hezbollah for unexpected, inappropriate and irresponsible acts at an emergency Arab League summit on Saturday.

  • DAYS OF EGYPT CULTURE TO BE HELD IN AZERBAIJAN Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 14 6:39 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.

  • Organization splits over support for Hezbollah, unites on U.N. plan Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jul 16 12:12 AM
    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.

  • 8 Islamists held in Egypt Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Jul 14 6:31 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.

  • Extremists write perilous twist into tragic Mideast saga Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 16 6:38 PM
    On the simplest level, the latest spasm of violence in the Middle East is a replay of a familiar, if tragic, plot. Terrorists attack Israel, and Israel responds with a massive counterattack.

  • Etisalat wants 30% in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 15 9:15 PM
    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.

  • Around the Markets: A gutsy buy could bring big returns Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 19 minutes ago
    Buying emerging market stocks after the pummeling they got in May and June takes guts. Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at Bank of America, says investors should swallow hard and do it.

  • Arab League Chief: Peace Process 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 15 10:34 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.

  • Why the U.S. looks to others in Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 16 4:58 PM
    As attacks escalate between Israel and its militant nemesis Hezbollah, threatening the stability of Lebanon, the United States finds itself in a weaker position than in the past to act as calming agent.

  • Roots of Crisis: Why the Arabs and Israelis Fight Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jul 16 4:34 PM
    Understanding the new and lethal logic of violence in the Middle East - and what the world can do to find peace

  • Links to the past Open this result in new window
    The Sacramento Bee - Jul 16 2:55 AM
    Some people visit Egypt to explore the pyramids. Others travel to Russia to see the Kremlin.

  • Saturday, Jul 15, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 15 4:20 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.

  • Area Women With HIV Profiled in Documentary Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    The audience in Northeast Washington gasped when the film star told his story.

  • Mideast crisis exposes impotence of divided Arab world Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 12:07 PM
    The spiralling Middle East crisis sparked by the seizure of three Israeli soldiers has exposed deep divisions within the Arab world and forced its leaders into a frank admission of helplessness.

  • Hot Drinks in Egypt to 2010 Open this result in new window
    Drinks Business Review - Jul 13 6:46 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.

  • Israel pursues Gaza assault, kills 6 Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 1:23 PM
    Israeli forces killed five Palestinian militants and a civilian in a series of strikes in Gaza on Sunday, pressing an offensive designed to stop armed groups from firing rockets into Israel.

  • Arab League split over support for Hezbollah but unites on U.N. resolution Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 15 1:43 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 1:19 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.

  • Text of G8 statement on Mideast fighting Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 16 11:31 AM
    Text of the statement on Mideast fighting agreed to Sunday by world leaders at the annual Group of Eight summit.

  • 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.

  • Arab foreign ministers hold emergency meeting in Cairo over Israel-Lebanon fighting Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Jul 15 5:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Arab foreign ministers have held an emergency summit in Cairo over the intensified fighting between Israel and Lebanon.

  • At crossroads, Hezbollah goes on the attack Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 16 2:45 PM
    Just over a year ago, after the ejection of Syrian forces from Lebanon, Hezbollah found itself at a crossroads. With its cross-border attack on Israel last week, Hezbollah apparently made its choice.

  • Job Description: Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jul 15 4:34 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.

  • The Mideast's Economic Fallout Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - 11 minutes ago
    The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah is taking its toll on local tourism and business, not to mention alarming global investors

  • Hezbollah Fighters At 'Full Strength' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 5 minutes ago
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah appeared on television Sunday, promising that his forces are at 'full strength and power' and will 'choose the place and time' for more attacks. Nasrallah called on Muslims worldwide to follow his lead.

  • Why they fight Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 16 8:24 AM
    (Time.com) Around the world, people could be excused for feeling that they are witnessing something numbingly familiar in the Middle East, like a recurring nightmare that many would rather keep stored in the recesses of memory.

  • CS Sfaxien end Al Ahli's two-year unbeaten run Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Jul 15 2:02 PM
    SFAX, Tunisia, July 15 (Reuters) - A first half header from CS Sfaxien defender Issam Merdassi ended a run of more than two years without defeat on African soil for defending champions Al Ahli of Egypt at the start of the group phase of the African Champions League on Saturday.

  • 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 13 4:22 PM
    189 Jacobstown-New Egypt Road, Jacobstown, NJ 08562 At the corner of Rts. 537 & 528 8 Mi. SW of Six Flags Great Adventure on Rte. 537 www.centralsquarerestaurant.com 609.758.2212 Tuesday thru Sunday 11:30am to 10:30pm Buy One Entreť at regular price, 2ND ENTRE… FREE Of equal or lesser value - dinners only.

  • Hamas Leader Flees Egypt on Warnings of Israeli Strike Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 13 5:42 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.

  • North rejects "brigandish" UN call to halt its missile launches Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 9:24 AM
    World powers have urged North Korea to return to disarmament talks after the UN Security Council unanimously condemned its missile tests, but the isolated communist state rejected the "brigandish" resolution and vowed to bolster its defences.

  • Syria vows to respond directly to any Israel strike Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 9:14 AM
    Syria has warned it would respond directly and by all means necessary to any Israeli attack on its territory, in its first official reaction to Israel's offensive on neighboring Lebanon.

  • Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 15 2:04 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 12:39 PM
    Before the 1950s Henrik Ibsen was virtually unknown in Egypt; very few had heard of him and even fewer had read him.

  • Escalating violence batters Mideast stock markets Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 3:02 AM
    Middle Eastern stock markets tumbled on Sunday as escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon hit investor sentiment in the region.

  • 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-...

  • Blair warns of 'arc of extremism' across Middle East Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 6:40 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair has said there was an "arc of extremism" across the Middle East and the world would rue the consequences of failing to resolve the burning issues there.

  • 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.

  • Israel weighs objectives in conflict Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 16 2:54 PM
    Israel hit more targets in Beirut Sunday after Hizbullah struck in Haifa, killing at least eight people.

  • Israel, Lebanon Exchange War Of Words Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 16 3:54 PM
    Israel's defense minister said his nation won't stop its military attacks on Lebanon until "the reality changes." A Lebanese official accused Israel of using banned weapons and said his country fears "real annihilation carried out by Israel."

  • Arab League Chief: Peace Process 'Dead' Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Jul 15 10:40 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.

  • Impotent Arab govts say peace process dead, seek help Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 16 4:06 AM
    Rebuffed by the United Nations and the United States, impotent against militant Islamist groups fighting Israel, and often unpopular at home, Arab governments have made a joint appeal for urgent assistance.

  • Why US looks to others in Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 16 2:51 PM
    The lack of a US initiative suggests the White House sees little benefit from intervention at this time.

  • 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.

  • ...Because It's The Middle East Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 16 2:25 PM
    Bob Schieffer uses an old fable of the frog and the scorpion to describe the current conflict in the Middle East.

  • Aqeel clinches gold in Kuwait Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 15 2:55 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.