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  • Egypt signs two offshore concession deals Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 17 9:49 AM
    CAIRO, July 17 (Reuters) - Egypt said it had signed two concession agreements on Monday to explore for gas and oil off its Mediterranean coast, one with British gas producer BG Group and a second with Germany's RWE .

  • Egypt signs two offshore concession deals Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jul 17 10:24 AM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said it had signed two concession agreements on Monday to explore for gas and oil off its Mediterranean coast, one with British gas producer BG Group BG.L and a second with Germany's RWE RWEG.DE .

  • BG Group says signs offshore concession in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 17 8:18 AM
    CAIRO, July 17 (Reuters) - British gas producer BG Group Plc said on Monday it had signed a concession agreement with Egypt to explore for gas and oil in the North Sidi Kerir Deep Offshore Area and would start drilling in 2008.

  • Egypt: Kenya Defeat Egypt to Win Championship Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 17 11:07 AM
    Kenya braved a spirited fightback from perennial arch rivals Egypt winning 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 24-26 and 25-23) to clinch the Four Nations Malta Guinness volleyball championship at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, yesterday.

  • 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.

  • New Egypt party begins campaign Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 17 3:02 AM
    CAIRO: A former member of Egypts ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) yesterday launched a campaign rallying support for his breakaway liberal opposition party.

  • Khalifa City for people of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 16 8:41 PM
    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.

  • A religious tradition born in Egypt finds a home in California desert Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 17 1:03 AM
    NEWBERRY SPRINGS, Calif. -- Down an unpaved road, past brooding icons and swaying stands of mesquite, lies St. Antony's Monastery, a place of scorching winds and emptiness that perhaps only a holy man could love.

  • Egypt signs two offshore concession deals Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 17 10:30 AM
    Business Finance and city news online from Interactive Investor (www.iii.co.uk). Plus financial and currency market news and information 24/7. Stock prices, share prices, currency markets news and business finance headlines. Also news from AFX and Reuters.

  • 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.

  • N.J. Autos: Gollub notches milestone with New Egypt victory Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Jul 16 11:34 PM
    With his win in the URC Bar's Leaks/Advance Auto Parts Sprint Series event on Saturday night, Gary Gollub notched his 20th career URC victory, and first for owner Bruce Engler.

  • 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.

  • Egypt announce full solidarity with Lebanon Open this result in new window
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  • 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.

  • Arab League prepares emergency Arab summit Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 17 5:55 PM
    Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa said Monday that the pan-Arab forum will be holding a meeting on Tuesday to prepare for an emergency Arab summit, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

  • 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.

  • Weather and Trade News Opens Week Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Jul 17 7:18 AM
    CHICAGO - Jul 17/06 - SNS -- Weekly trade on international agricultural commodity markets is off to a relatively good start, with several wheat trades reported over the weekend to Egypt and Iraq, while crops in North America had a stressful weekend.

  • 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.

  • Sabahs Affeeq bags U-13 title in Holland Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 17 5:22 PM
    Affeeq, who hails from Sabah, defeated Ahmed Abdel Khalik of Pakistan 9-7, 9-3, 9-4 in the final. Rachael Goh was the best Malaysian performer in the girls competition, finishing as the runner-up in the Under-17 event. She was beaten 1-9, 8-10, 4-9 by Heba Alaa El Torky of Egypt in the final.

  • 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.

  • Mubarak: Israel will fail by its mistake Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 17 12:11 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak yesterday called for an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon, saying Israel must stop the fighting and destruction launched against defenseless Lebanese people.

  • 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.

  • Arabs make a 'readjustment of risks' Open this result in new window
    Bangkok Post - Jul 17 1:14 PM
    Beirut _ With the battle between Israel and the Lebanese militia Hizbollah raging, key Arab governments are taking the rare step of publicly blaming the Hizbollah, underscoring their growing fear of the group's main sponsor, Iran. At an emergency Arab League summit in Cairo on Saturday, Saudi Arabia, supported by Jordan, Egypt, several Persian Gulf states and the Palestinian Authority, chastised

  • Iran is core of Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Jul 17 11:09 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The shocking flare-up of Middle East violence over the last six days may really be, beneath it all, a fight about Iran and its place in the region.

  • Mubarak issues decree on formation of Supreme Press Council Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 17 12:07 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak issued yesterday a presidential decree on the formation of the Supreme Press Council. Under the decree, the Council is chaired by Shura Council Speaker Safwat El-Sherif.

  • 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.

  • Arab countries denounce Hezbollah actions Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 17 10:08 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 17 (UPI) -- The Lebanese Hezbollah's weeklong artillery attack on Israel has been condemned by Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and several Persian Gulf states.

  • Iran the lurking issue as Mideast violence flares Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 17 2:39 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt, 3:24 p.m. July 16 (AP): 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.

  • 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.

  • Tanganyika Announces 2006 Operations and Capital Program Update Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] CCNMatthews via Yahoo! Finance - Jul 17 3:00 PM
    CALGARY, ALBERTA-- - Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on its 2006 capital program and on its operations in Syria and Egypt.

  • 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.

  • Law enforcement name drowning victim Open this result in new window
    SEMissourian.com - Jul 17 10:18 AM
    Law enforcement said Monday that the body of Caleb Lumos, a 23-year-old from Cape Girardeau, was recovered Sunday from Lake of Egypt in the north end of Johnson County in Illinois.

  • 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.

  • Zonal action this week Open this result in new window
    Davis Cup - Jul 17 9:11 AM
    Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis heads the line-up of players for 11 Zonal ties in the 2006 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas this weekend on 21-23 July. The world No. 10, who has already played 27 ties for Cyprus since making his debut at the age of 14 in 2000, travels to Cairo for the Europe/Africa Zone Group II Play-offs against Egypt to help his nation try and avoid relegation to Group III.

  • 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

  • Retaliation Case Of Arab Specialist At FBI Advances Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 12 minutes ago
    The Justice Department has concluded there is "reasonable cause" to believe that senior FBI officials retaliated against the bureau's highest-ranking Arabic speaker for complaining that he was cut out of terrorism cases despite his expertise.

  • Business calendar Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Jul 17 12:14 AM
    Susan H. Edwards , executive director and CEO of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, will present "The Quest for Immortality, Treasures of Ancient Egypt," 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, Nashville City Club at SunTrust Bank, 201 Fourth Ave. N., 20th floor. $15 members, $17 nonmembers.

  • 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 - Jul 16 8:41 PM
    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.

  • From Arab Leaders, Sympathy for Civilians but Not Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, July 17 -- Nearly a week of fighting in Israel and Lebanon has prompted the two countries' Arab neighbors to express broad support for the civilians caught in the path of Israel's military assault and a measure of anger over the Hezbollah attack that triggered it.

  • Arabs look to U.S. for diplomatic solution Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Diplomatic efforts to resolve the Middle East crisis are unlikely to prove successful until Israel feels it has crippled Hezbollah or President George W. Bush pressures Israel to halt the offensive, Arab diplomats said Monday.

  • 3 Russian Tourists Drown While Doing Diving Course in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Mosnews - Jul 16 11:10 PM
    Rescuers have stopped looking for three Russian divers who went missing during a training dive in the Red Sea, the Al-Akhram newspaper reports. After several days of searching it became clear, that the divers were dead.

  • Analysis: The New Middle East Open this result in new window
    KYW News Radio 1060 - Jul 17 3:52 AM
    Beyond all the military action, there has been a political response that speaks volumes about the new Middle East. Criticism of the Israeli counterattacks has been tame, if any from moderate Arab states, led by Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt.

  • Wedding webcasts engage more interest Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Faraway friends and family are plopping down at home to watch couples walk down aisles and across bandwidth. Like the wedding Web page before it, the wedding webcast has become the latest tech tool for brides and grooms looking to share their big day with as many people as possible.

  • Heavenly omens carry inexplicable messages Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Jul 17 1:11 AM
    Historical chronicles dating back to the ancient civilizations of Greece, Egypt, and Roman Empire contain references to strange signs appearing in the sky. Those signs were either hanging motionlessly or moving over the area. Some of those signs looked like letters and numbers.

  • 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.

  • Zamil, $80m expansion plans Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 17 1:14 AM
    Zamil Industrial Investments Company is to spend more than $80m on expanding its pre-fabricated steel buildings business in the UAE, Egypt and Asia, reported Gulf News. Zamil is spending $24m on a new plant in Ras Al Khaimah which will have an initial production capacity of 30,000 tonnes.

  • G-8 Hands Bush Diplomatic Win Over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 16 11:03 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Leaders of the world's most powerful nations will descend from the summit at St. Petersburg, Russia, having handed President Bush their support for his call for the terrorist group Hezbollah, backed by Iran and Syria, to be disarmed, as required by the United Nations. The final G-8 summit resolution marks a diplomatic victory for the president, who arrived in St. Petersburg to a

  • Dominican Republic Myspace Layouts Resources Open this result in new window
    Monticello Times - Jul 16 11:22 PM
    Ecuador Myspace Graphics Privacy policy | New Lyrics | Myspace Layouts | Myspace Codes | Glitter Graphics ... Come visit www.myspace.com/ quietdrive or www ... Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El ...

  • 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.

  • Report: Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Jul 16 11:03 PM
    Chennai based Squash champion Dipika Pallikal has won the Dutch Junior Open in Amsterdam. She beat Nouran El Torky of Egypt in straight games 9-6, 9-4, 9-3. It was sweet revenge for the Indian who had lost to Torky in the British Open.

  • It's Our War Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 9:27 AM
    WHY IS THIS ARAB-ISRAELI WAR different from all other Arab-Israeli wars?

  • World leaders step up Mideast diplomacy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 1:48 PM
    The United Nations and Britain urged the deployment of peacekeepers in Lebanon and Russia offered troops for any such force, as the U.N. sent an envoy to Israel on Monday in the first big swirl of diplomatic efforts to stem Middle East violence.

  • Zamil to invest $80m to expand operations Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 17 3:34 AM
    Zamil Industrial Investment Co, listed on the Saudi stock exchange, will spend more than 300 million Saudi riyals ($80 million) to expand its business in pre-fabricated steel buildings in the UAE, Egypt and Asia.

  • Lebanon crisis hits markets Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 16 9:15 PM
    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.

  • FBI initially sought Padilla's cooperation Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 11:25 AM
    The FBI initially sought terror suspect Jose Padilla's cooperation to help prevent what intelligence sources indicated might be an imminent al-Qaida attack, an FBI agent testified Monday.

  • Agent: FBI sought terror suspect's help Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 17 11:39 AM
    MIAMI, Florida (AP) -- The FBI initially sought terror suspect Jose Padilla's cooperation to help prevent what intelligence sources indicated might be an imminent al Qaeda attack, an FBI agent testified Monday.

  • Saudi hits out at 'limitless support' for Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 12:18 PM
    Saudi Arabia hit out at the "limitless support being offered by certain countries to Israeli policy" in a barely veiled criticism of its US ally.

  • Rice lays plans for Middle East mission Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 12:07 PM
    The United States said Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice would head for the Middle East, on what one analyst termed a "mission impossible" as fighting raged between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • AP Blog: No summer slowdown at the U.N. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 10:59 AM
    U.N. Chief Correspondent Edith M. Lederer, who has covered the world diplomatic beat since September 1998, writes a periodic blog about life behind the scenes at U.N. headquarters in New York.

  • 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.

  • Post Magazine: Is the Israel Lobby Too Powerful? Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 17 10:17 AM
    Yesterday in The Washington Post Magazine , Glenn Frankel , a longtime observer and chronicler of the Middle East conflict, posed some difficult questions as he searched for the truth about the influence of the American Israel lobby on politics in Washington and on U.S. foreign policy.

  • Hizbullah winning over Arab street Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 17 3:37 PM
    Key Arab leaders have condemned the Shiite group, despite its growing popularity with their citizens.

  • 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.

  • Wider war in Middle East? Not likely. Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 17 3:37 PM
    No coalition of Arab governments is willing to unite militarily against Israel.

  • 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.

  • Olmert Blames Iran, Syria as Europe Backs UN Force (Update4) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 17 6:33 PM
    July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blamed the conflict in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip on Iran and Syria and vowed to keep up the fight as long as Israel remains under threat from what he called their terrorist proxies.

  • 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.

  • Fearful of Iran, Arab leaders criticize militants Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 17 7:15 AM
    With the battle between Israel and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah raging, key Arab governments are taking the rare step of publicly blaming Hezbollah, underscoring their growing fear of the group's main sponsor, Iran.

  • 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.

  • Swiss Sion swoop for Angola's Kali Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 17 3:55 AM
    Angola's World Cup central defender Kali has joined Switzerland's FC Sion in a three-year deal, the Swiss club announced on Monday.

  • Extremists write perilous twist into tragic Mideast saga Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Jul 17 3:35 AM
    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.

  • Agent: FBI first sought Padillas assistance Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jul 17 2:41 PM
    The FBI first tried to get terrorism suspect Jose Padillas cooperation to help prevent what intelligence sources indicated might be an imminent al-Qaida attack, an FBI agent testified Monday.

  • (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.

  • Stability At Stake In Siege Of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Forbes - Jul 17 3:19 AM
    The crisis is unlikely to be resolved without a definite settlement to the situation along the Israel-Lebanon border.

  • 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.