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  • 50 YEARS ON, EGYPT CASHING IN ON SUEZ NATIONALISATION Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    CAIRO, July 23, 2006 (AFP) - Fifty years after its nationalisation, the Suez Canal is more vital than ever to Egypt's economy and revenues from transit fees look set to continue a spectacular rise.

  • FACTS AND FIGURES ON EGYPT'S SUEZ CANAL Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    CAIRO, July 23, 2006 (AFP) - Egypt will mark Wednesday the 50th anniversary of the nationalisation of the Suez Canal, an economically and strategically crucial waterway linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.

  • U.S. Hopes Saudis, Egypt Influence Syria Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Jul 22 2:58 PM
    The Bush administration hopes to use Egypt and Saudi Arabia to convince Syria to cut its ties to Hezbollah.

  • U.S. Hopes Saudis, Egypt Influence Syria Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Jul 22 3:03 PM
    The Bush administration hopes to use Egypt and Saudi Arabia to convince Syria to cut its ties to Hezbollah, The New York Times reports.

  • Extremists Targeting Egypt's Tourism Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 21 10:15 AM
    CAIRO, Nov. 12, 1992 -- Islamic extremists fired with automatic weapons today on a busload of German tourists in southern Egypt, injuring seven people and raising the stakes in an increasingly audacious and violent challenge to the government.

  • Moody's lowers National Bank of Egypt's financial strength rating to D Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 21 11:56 PM
    Moody's Investors Service has downgraded to D with a stable outlook, from D+ with a negative outlook, the financial strength rating (FSR) of National Bank of Egypt (NBE).

  • PRESIDENT ILHAM ALIYEV CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT OF EGYPT ON REVOLUTION DAY Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 22 4:30 AM
    President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent a message of congratulations to his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on the occasion of the Revolution Day, the national holiday of Egypt.

  • Libya, Egypt sign memo on stock market Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 21 4:59 AM
    Tripoli, Libya, 07/21 - Libya and Egypt have signed a joint technical cooperation agreement in the field of stock markets, official sources revealed here Thursday.

  • U.S. Aid Fueling the Development of Modern Egypt Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 21 10:00 AM
    CAIRO -- Waiting to break their fast as families gathered for the sunset meal during Ramadan, antsy Egyptian children could learn the alphabet from fuzzy television puppets, courtesy of a $ 6 million U.S. grant that redesigned "Sesame Street" characters for an Egyptian setting.

  • SUEZ CANAL: THE MOST DRAMATIC NATIONALISATION IN HISTORY Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    CAIRO, July 23, 2006 (AFP) - Fifty years ago, Egypt reclaimed control of the coveted Suez Canal, a momentous coup that heralded the heyday of pan-Arabism and sparked a war that sealed the decline of Europe's colonial powers.

  • Show Team Tour Diaries Open this result in new window
    AZCardinals.com - Jul 22 10:41 AM
    The Cardinals Show Team departed Saturday for a 15-day tour sponsored by Armed Forces Entertainment. The group will have the opportunity to perform for United States troops as the squad stops in eight different cities throughout Portugal, Egypt, Turkey, and conclude in Italy.

  • RWE signs up to new gas concession in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Energy Business Review - Jul 21 6:26 PM
    RWEs upstream oil and gas arm, RWE Dea, has signed the North El Amriya Concession Agreement with EGAS and the Egyptian government.

  • Egypt: Egypt Commemorates National Revolution Day Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 1:08 PM
    The Egyptian Embassy in Rwanda has organised a special event today in honour of the country's National Revolution Day held every July 23.

  • Muslims protest Israel's offensive Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jul 22 12:03 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt ∑ Thousands across the Muslim world used Friday's Islamic day of prayer to protest Israel's attacks on Hezbollah, urging Sunni-Shiite unity to defeat the Jewish state.

  • Israel Will Accept a Disarmed Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 20 minutes ago
    The United States, Israel, the United Nations and the European Union have reluctantly concluded that despite punishing military attacks, Hezbollah is likely to survive as a political player in Lebanon, and Israel now says it is willing to accept the organization if it sheds its military wing and...

  • Israel Will Accept a Disarmed Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 29 minutes ago
    The United States, Israel, the United Nations and the European Union have reluctantly concluded that despite punishing military attacks, Hezbollah is likely to survive as a political player in Lebanon, and Israel now says it is willing to accept the organization if it sheds its military wing and abandons extremism, according to several key officials.

  • How Suez made Nasser an Arab icon Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 21 11:31 AM
    Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser spread the Arabist message across the region, says BBC Middle East analyst Roger Hardy.

  • Egypt: Two Bloggers Released After Two Months' Imprisonment Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 11:20 AM
    HRinfo welcomes the orders issued by the newly appointed public prosecutor to release the two prisoners of opinion, Mohammad Al-Sharqawy and Kareem Al-Shai'r, who have been unjustifiably jailed for two months.

  • Survival may equal victory for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 6:40 PM
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah acknowledges that Israeli troops can sweep across south Lebanon. But if he and his militants can survive and keep fighting, he will cement his image as the unlikely new hero of Arab nationalism.

  • Arab World Deeply Split Over Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 21 10:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The fighting between Israel and Hezbollah exposed divisions across the Arab world, not only between Shiites and Sunnis but also between Arab governments and their citizens.

  • Muslims Use Day of Prayer to Protest Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 21 10:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Thousands across the Muslim world used Friday's Islamic day of prayer to protest Israel's attacks on Hezbollah, urging Sunni-Shiite unity to defeat the Jewish state.

  • Surfer becomes soldier in Israeli draft Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 22 5:19 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Roy Bass emerged from the Mediterranean waves at noon Friday for a Popsicle break when, surfboard in hand, he heard his cell phone ringing on the beach. It was a recorded message: "An emergency draft has been activated."

  • Egypt cancels celebrations to mark anniversary of Suez Canal Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 21 5:29 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian authorities Friday cancelled celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the nationalization of the Suez Canal because of the crisis in Lebanon, the Cairo-based Egyptian Gazette reported on Friday.

  • Diplomatic efforts intensify in Mideast conflict Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 2:58 PM
    Vigorous diplomatic efforts were under way this weekend to end surging violence in the Middle East, but there were few signs that Israel's main backer, the United States, was ready to exert pressure.

  • Prisoner swap needed for way out of Mideast crisis: France Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 2:44 PM
    French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said a prisoner exchange would be needed for any negotiated settlement to the Middle East crisis.

  • Iran condemns Egypt's stand on Iranian islands Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 19 8:05 PM
    LONDON, July 20 (IranMania) - Iran strongly objected to joint communique issued by the UAE and Egypt on three Iranian Islands in Persian Gulf, namely the Greater and Lesser Tunbs and Abu Mussa, calling it "blatant interference in IRI's internal affairs", IRNA reported.

  • Manager 'fled with BD50,000 cash' Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 22 2:43 AM
    A BAHRAINI marketing manager stole over BD50,000 from the company he worked for and fled to Egypt with his wife, the Lower Criminal Court heard. However, the 35-year-old was later arrested at Cairo International Airport and extradited back to Bahrain with the help of Interpol.

  • Analysis: Israel faces numerous risks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 1:46 PM
    Israel may appear to be solidly in the driver's seat in its fight with Hezbollah pushing relentlessly to weaken the Islamic guerrilla group as much as it can while there is little international pressure for a quick cease-fire.

  • French FM and Jordan's king fear for state of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 12:15 PM
    French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy called with Jordan's King Abdallah II for Lebanon's unity to be safeguarded in the face of Israel's offensive and Hezbollah's response.

  • U.S. Plan Seeks to Wedge Syria Away From Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 22 11:05 AM
    As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice heads to Israel, U.S. officials are seeking ways to peel Syria away from its alliance of convenience with Iran.

  • Pressuring Hizbollah, Iran, Syria key: Bush Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 12:35 PM
    President George W. Bush on Saturday launched a round of diplomacy on the crisis in southern Lebanon, saying the United States would urge Arab leaders to help pressure Hizbollah as well as Syria and Iran.

  • Pfister to sign fresh contract with Togo Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 11:13 AM
    German Otto Pfister will sign a new contract with the Togo football federation to coach the national team until 2008, the SID news agency reported.

  • French FM arrives in Cairo to discuss Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 21 7:20 PM
    French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy arrived in Cairo Friday on a two-day visit to Egypt as the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel entered the tenth day.

  • Iran condemns Egypt's stand on its islands as interference in internal affairs Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 19 1:20 PM
    Iran - Islands - Egypt Iran here on Wednesday strongly objected to joint communique issued by the UAE and Egypt on three Iranian Islands in Persian Gulf, namely the Greater and Lesser Tunbs and Abu Mussa, calling it "blatant interference in IRI's internal affairs."

  • Rice and UN to consider peacekeepers at Rome meeting: official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 8:54 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called an international conference for Wednesday that is expected to formulate plans for a ceasefire in the Middle East crisis as well as a possible deployment of foreign troops, a top U.N. official said.

  • Bush slams Syria, Iran over Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 22 10:21 AM
    President Bush on Saturday slammed Syrian and Iranian support for Hezbollah and underscored U.S. support for the Israeli reaction to the provocations by the Shiite guerrillas in Lebanon.

  • 3 Iraqi policemen killed in attack Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 22 10:19 AM
    Insurgents killed three Iraqi police and wounded five others in what appeared to be a planned ambush in a market in the city of Baquba Saturday morning, Iraqi police said.

  • National Day of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Manila Bulletin - Jul 19 9:21 AM
    THE Arab Republic of Egypt celebrates on July 23, 2006, the 54th anniversary of a bloodless change that dispensed with a century-old monarchy in Egypt. The revolution opened the doors for social and economic reforms in the country.

  • Mid-East faces uncertain future Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 22 5:29 PM
    Diplomats and experts anxiously debate what the Middle East will look like when this current crisis is over, the BBC's Roger Hardy reports.

  • Diplomatic efforts move to centre stage in Mideast conflict Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 7:06 AM
    With no pause in the violence in the Middle East diplomatic efforts were under way this weekend to break the stalemate, although there were few signs that Israel's main backer, the United States, was ready to exert any pressure.

  • Mid-East faces uncertain future Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 22 4:27 PM
    Anxiety mounts at long-term effect on Middle East and Islamic world

  • For the U.S., a Newfangled Compass Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 22 7:05 AM
    The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah has illuminated the sweeping changes that are reshaping the entire Middle East.

  • Egypt's Rafah crossing opens after 3 weeks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 18 6:19 AM
    Egypt and Israel reopened the Rafah border crossing Tuesday for the first time in three weeks, triggering a rush to the border by thousands of Palestinians who had been waiting in Egypt.

  • Coach Pfister retains post in Togo Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 22 4:49 AM
    LOME, Togo (Reuters) -- Togo have retained German Otto Pfister to lead their 2008 African Nations Cup qualifying campaign, the country's FA has announced.

  • NATIONAL HOLIDAY OF EGYPT MARKED IN BAKU Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 19 10:30 AM
    Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Azerbaijan arranged an official reception on the occasion of national holiday of this country - 23 July Revolution Day.

  • Arab world deeply split over fighting Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 21 9:41 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The fighting between Israel and Hezbollah exposed divisions across the Arab world, not only between Shiites and Sunnis but also between Arab governments and their citizens.

  • India seeded 7th for World junior men's squash Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Jul 21 12:34 PM
    CHENNAI: India has been seeded seventh for the team event of the World junior men's squash championship to be held in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Egypt is the top seed. The other teams in India's pool are Pakistan, South Africa, Ireland and ...

  • Rice steps in as Mideast diplomacy accelerates Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 2:34 AM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaves to spearhead international Lebanon crisis talks, as diplomatic efforts pick up speed, 10 days into Israel's offensive against Hezbollah.

  • Egypt opposition wants Arab-Israeli peace deals revoked Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 19 12:20 PM
    Israel's crushing offensive in Lebanon prompted calls by Egyptian opposition groups for peace deals with the Jewish state to be revoked and oil and gas exports to be frozen.

  • Israel Warns Villagers to Flee as Ground Troops Mass (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 12:05 PM
    July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Israel warned villagers to flee southern Lebanon as ground troops and tanks massed along Israel's northern border preparing to invade and air raids targeted mobile phone and television towers.

  • Hand-held player gives context to Carillon exhibits Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    DAYTON Carillon Park's Wright brothers bicycle shop may be a replica, but the voice you hear over a compact, hand-held MP3 player could be a member of the Wright family explaining what went on there.

  • Emerging Giants Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - Jul 20 4:38 PM
    Multinationals from China, India, Brazil, Russia, and even Egypt are coming on strong. They're hungry -- and want your customers. They're changing the global game.

  • Israel Has the Right to Defend Itself, Bush Says (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 11:05 AM
    July 22 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush said Israel has the right to defend itself from Hezbollah attacks, as bombing in the Middle East continued for an 11th day.

  • Christians in Cairo join demos to support fellow Arabs Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 21 5:37 AM
    CAIRO -- As the Israeli armed forces continue to pound Lebanon, protests have sprung up in support of the besieged country. In Egypt demonstrations against Israel have been an almost daily occurrence since its first incursion into Gaza more than three weeks ago.

  • Thousands in Cairo condemn Israeli attacks Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jul 21 6:47 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators on Friday chanted anti-Israel slogans and waved giant posters of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah after prayers at this city's main mosque.

  • Border between Gaza and Egypt temporarily reopens Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 18 12:11 AM
    The Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt temporarily reopened on Tuesday to allow Palestinians who were stranded on the Egyptian side to return home, European monitors at the crossing said.

  • Conflict might increase Irans influence in region Open this result in new window
    The State - Jul 21 12:12 AM
    ANALYSIS CAIRO, Egypt The shocking flare-up of Mideast violence really might be, beneath it all, a fight about Iran and its place in the region.

  • Egypt markets drift up on hope of calm Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 20 10:15 PM
    CAIRO Egyptian stocks edged higher in low volume yesterday on expectations that big institutional investors will return to the market after a three-day holiday weekend and push prices back up, brokers said.

  • Israeli Air Raids Destroy Lebanon TV, Cellular Towers (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 8:41 AM
    July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Israeli warplanes destroyed television and cellular telephone transmission towers around Beirut today as reservists joined thousands of ground troops along Israel's northern border preparing to invade Lebanon.

  • Atlantique enters Cote d' Ivoire telecommunication market Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 31 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI Atlantique Telecom, an African telecom giant which is 50 per cent owned by etisalat, yesterday entered the telecom market of Cote d' Ivoire, to provide GSM services through its subsidiary Moov Company.

  • Rice heads to region, could seek to pry Syria from Iran Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - With the Israeli offensive in Lebanon reaching its 12th day, a new diplomatic push for resolution was under way, with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice slated to depart Sunday for the region and Germanys foreign minister already there.

  • Egyptian, French FMs call for ceasefire in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 22 4:35 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit and his visiting French counterpart Philippe Douste-Blazy urged on Saturday for an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon as the conflict between Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah and Israel entered an 11th day.

  • German FM warns of region being dragged into conflict Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 22 5:20 PM
    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned Saturday that the international community should not allow "extremist forces" to drag the whole Mideast region into a conflict.

  • The bloody truth is that Israel's war is our war Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 22 4:33 PM
    George Bush and Tony Blair refuse to support United Nations calls for a ceasefire between Israel and fighters in Gaza and Lebanon. Our two countries risk both diplomatic isolation and criticism at home, since the toll of civilian casualties sickens public opinion across the world.

  • Israel Has the Right to Defend Itself, Bush Says (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 7:50 AM
    July 22 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush said Israel has the right to defend itself from Hezbollah attacks, as bombing in the Middle East continues for an 11th day.

  • Russia calls for emergency Mideast meeting Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 22 5:29 PM
    MOSCOW, July 22 (UPI) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry Saturday proposed an emergency meeting on the conflict in the Middle East with key countries and international organizations.

  • A booming town, flattened by nature's fury Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 22 4:40 PM
    INDIANOLA, TEXAS A smattering of slumping gravestones and a cistern made of concrete are all that remain of what was once this state's second-largest seaport. Indianola was a prosperous boomtown with a prized deep-water port on the western shore of Matagorda Bay. It was a rival to wealthy Galveston, and its future seemed far brighter than that of a swampy backwater called Houston. But a potent

  • Hell in the Holy Lands Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 22 4:28 PM
    Israeli tanks are massing on Lebanon's border. Hezbollah is fighting back hard. In the Middle East crisis, the stakes are growing ever higher

  • U.S. line on Israel snarls diplomacy Open this result in new window
    Chinapost.com.tw - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush's uncompromising support for Israel in its battle with Hezbollah, a stance now backed by Congress, is threatening to isolate the United States even further from the international community.

  • Qatar firms investing in Egyptian tourism projects Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Jul 22 5:08 PM
    DOHA The number of Egyptian nationals in Qatar has risen three-folds over the last four years and now stands at about 90,000 expatriates, Cairo's outgoing Ambassador to Doha, Mohammad Ahdy Khairat, said here yesterday.

  • Q&A: Racine native discusses time spent in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Journal Times - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    When it comes to the situation in Lebanon, Racine native Maureen Donahue sees the conflict through the worried eyes of someone who has many friends there.

  • U.N.: Conference will focus on truce Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 7:41 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's call for a high-level conference will focus on reaching agreement on the political underpinnings of a cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, the top U.N. envoy on Lebanon and Syria said Friday.

  • Across the Middle East, Sermons Critical of the U.S. Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 21 7:36 PM
    At Friday Prayers, sermons underscored the David-versus-Goliath glamour many Arabs associate with Hezbollah.

  • THE DAY NASSER NATIONALISED THE SUEZ CANAL Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    CAIRO, July 23, 2006 (AFP) - Fifty years later, Adel Ezzat remembers every minute of the day former Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser took the world by surprise and nationalised the Suez Canal.

  • Israeli Air Raids Destroy Lebanon TV, Cellular Towers (Correct) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 6:35 AM
    (Corrects timing of Israeli air raids on southern Beirut in second paragraph.)

  • Crisis meeting on Lebanon highlights divisions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 22 3:28 PM
    ROME (Reuters) - The differences are out in the open even before foreign ministers gather in Rome on Wednesday for an emergency meeting on the war between Israel and Hizbollah.

  • Egypt Calls For An Immediate Cease Fire Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Jul 18 7:16 PM
    Whispers of diplomatic effort in Washington as Egypt's foreign minister is meeting with members of the Bush Administration.

  • North African nations sign power grid accord Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 21 4:58 AM
    Tripoli, Libya, 07/21 - Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco have signed the preliminary engagement document of the general agreement for an electricity connection project, signalling their will to implement this sub-regional project.

  • Egypt's Rafah Crossing Opens After 3 Weeks Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 18 5:37 AM
    Egypt, Israel Reopen Rafah Crossing Into Gaza Strip for the First Time in 3 Weeks

  • UPI NewsTrack TopNews Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 22 (UPI) -- Israel warned thousands of Lebanese still in the border area to leave Saturday. The warnings came as Israeli jets pounded Hezbollah targets, rockets were fired into Israel and Israeli troops took a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon.

  • Easier path for our boys in world junior meet Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 22 4:59 PM
    PETALING JAYA: The revised seedings released yesterday for the team event of the World Mens Junior Squash Championships in Palmerston North, New Zealand has improved the chances for Malaysia to reach their top-eight target.

  • Friendlies round-up: Berbatov's quick double inspires Spurs Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jul 22 4:19 PM
    Dimitar Berbatov, Tottenham Hotspur's new Bulgarian striker, scored twice in two minutes in the first half to give his side a 2-0 victory over Birmingham City at St Andrew's yesterday.

  • Poultry industry 'bullying' Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Jul 22 2:25 PM
    Scientists say funding problems, covert bullying and a lack of co-operation from the poultry industry are hampering research into health risks associated with chicken.

  • Iranian Opposition Divisions Mar Visit to White House Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 21 12:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A planned meeting in the White House of Iran's opposition fell short of expectations yesterday as a rift among the factions emerged. While two senior Bush administration officials met with 30 Iranian activists and academics to discuss the future of Iran, the son of the late shah, Reza Pahlavi, and Iran's leading dissident, Akbar Ganji, who is touring America this month, did not

  • Israeli troops mass at border Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jul 22 4:54 AM
    Rice to travel to Mideast for talks Israel's military leaders Friday readied its army and people for intense ground battles in southern Lebanon by massing troops at the border, calling up thousands of reservists and characterizing the fight to wrench Hezbollah from its border as a "supreme mission."

  • Old fire may have caused blaze near Kaufman Open this result in new window
    The Terrell Tribune - Jul 21 6:10 AM
    PRAIRIEVILLE - The Kaufman County Fire Department thinks some smoldering hay left from a fire two weeks ago may have caused Tuesday's grass fire that burned around 120 acres between Egypt and Prairieville on Farm-to-Market Road 1836 about 14 miles southeast of Kaufman.

  • Roundup: Israel refuses truce in Gaza unless captive soldier is freed Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 22 5:20 PM
    The Israeli army will never abide by any calmness with Palestinian militant groups unless an Israeli soldier kidnapped by Hamas' armed wing and two minor militant groups is released, Israel radio said on Saturday.

  • BEEF RESEARCH BOOSTS TRADE Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Jul 20 8:51 PM
    UNITED STATES/EGYPT: Research and science expands access for U.S. beef products in Egypt.

  • Powering the Heartland on high demand days Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 21 3:32 AM
    The Lake of Egypt power plant in Williamson County generates enough electricity to meet the needs of everyone, and everything in a 24 county region of Southern Illinois. But the extreme heat over the past few days is pushing their generating capabilities to the limit.

  • Israel Calls Reserves as It Sets for Lebanon Invasion (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 22 3:35 AM
    July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Israel massed tanks and troops on its northern border as it prepared for a possible invasion of Lebanon by mobilizing thousands of reserve soldiers to reinforce units already fighting Hezbollah gunmen for 10 days.

  • Glasgow reopens free and fascinating Kelvingrove Museum Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 33 minutes ago
    GLASGOW, Scotland -- Some things have to be seen. The photos of Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum couldn't convey its scale. It was more imposing than I had imagined -- a sandstone behemoth crowned with spikes and towers, ornamented with statues, the exotic, swan song of an empire.

  • Ultra-distance runners endorse Himalayan Goji Juice Open this result in new window
    Triathlon Magazine - Jul 22 9:31 AM
    July 22, 2006 -- Press release: When Ultra Distance Runners Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab and Kevin Lin start moving they go for thousands of miles.

  • JOB OPENINGS Open this result in new window
    Times-Beacon - Jul 21 3:06 AM
    TOMS RIVER The state Veterans of Foreign Wars Department is trying to shut down VFW Post 599 in New Egypt.

  • Three of a Nuwakot family killed in landslide Open this result in new window
    Nepalnews. com - Jul 22 5:17 PM
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said that diplomatic efforts are on to rescue Nepali nationals staying in Lebanon amidst mounting Israeli attacks there.

  • Rice on Travel to the Middle East and Europe Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Jul 22 5:27 PM
    SECRETARY RICE: Good afternoon. This Sunday, I will travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories where I will meet with Prime Minister Olmert and his leadership and with President Abbas and his team. I will also travel to Rome where I will meet with the Lebanon Core Group.

  • We Gave Israel No Green Light Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jul 22 4:13 PM
    WASHINGTON, 23 July 2006 With Israel massing soldiers and tanks on its Lebanese border in the wake of an 11-day aerial bombardment, there are fears an Israeli invasion will move this war into an ever-bloodier phase.

  • The Week That Was In World War III Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 4:00 PM
    Global War On Terrorism: The epicenter may be Israel, but this isn't Israel's war. Islamist violence and menace are going full blast around the world, showing radical Islam's sustained aim at civilization itself.

  • Secret service investigated in alleged CIA kidnap plot Open this result in new window
    Sunday Herald - Jul 22 4:23 PM
    Milan prosecutors have requested the extradition of 26 alleged CIA agents suspected of kidnapping a Muslim cleric, renewing and extending a previous request that had been blocked by the government of Silvio Berlusconi.

  • Togo stick with coach Pfister for 2008 Nations Cup qualifying campaign Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 22 5:01 PM
    LOME: Togo have retained German Otto Pfister to lead their 2008 African Nations Cup qualifying campaign, the countrys FA said.

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    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 3:31 PM
    World powers stepped up diplomatic efforts to resolve the Middle East conflict, sending senior envoys to assess the deteriorating situation amid a deep split in the international community over calls for a ceasefire.