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  • Egypt presents ideas for ceasefire in Lebanon: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 23 5:19 PM
    Egypt on Sunday presented to a number of international and Arab parties ideas aimed at reaching a ceasefire between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • Nation News In Brief: Emir sends cable to Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Jul 23 5:23 PM
    DOHA The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on the occasion of his country's National Day. The Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani also sent a similar cable to the Egyptian president.

  • 50 years after Nasser's gambit, Suez Canal means more to Egypt than ever Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 23 1:34 PM
    Fifty years after its nationalization, the Suez Canal is more vital than ever to Egypt's economy and revenues from transit fees look set to continue a spectacular rise. "Since the first oil crisis in 1973 and the soaring prices, the economic importance of the canal for Egypt never ceased to grow and it has become an irreplaceable.

  • When Egypt took over the Suez Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 23 4:50 AM
    Egypt is preparing to commemorate 50 years since it nationalised the Suez Canal, a vital waterway linking the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean.

  • Ahli United Bank announces partnership with Taamir Mortgage Company to market mortgage loans in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 23 5:55 AM
    Ahli United Bank B.S.C., one of the Gulf's leading financial services institutions, today announced the launch of their new partnership with Taamir Mortgage Company, Egypt's first mortgage company, and a pioneer in the field of home financing.

  • Libya, Egypt sign memo on stock market Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 23 2:00 AM
    Tripoli, Libya 07/23 - Libya and Egypt have signed a joint technical cooperation agreement in the field of stock markets, official sources revealed here Thursday.

  • AZERBAIJAN-EGYPT INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION TO HOLD ITS NEXT MEETING IN BAKU IN NOVEMBER Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 23 2:00 AM
    The Azerbaijan-Egypt intergovernmental commission will hold its next meeting in Baku in November. Egypts ambassador to Baku Yusif Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Sharkawi said his countrys businessmen show great interest in doing business in Azerbaijan.

  • 50 YEARS ON, EGYPT CASHING IN ON SUEZ NATIONALISATION Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Jul 22 7:19 PM
    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 - Jul 22 7:34 PM
    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.

  • Moderate Arabs look to curb militants Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 12:20 PM
    Egypt and Saudi Arabia both with strained U.S. ties are working to entice Syria to end support for Hezbollah, a move that is central to resolving the conflict in Lebanon and unhitching Damascus from its alliance-of-convenience with Iran, the Shiite Muslim guerrillas' other main backer, Arab diplomats and analysts said Sunday.

  • U.S. Aims to Reinforce Arab Governments Criticizing Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 minutes ago
    July 24 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is trying to make sure that Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states that have criticized Hezbollah for attacking Israel don't back down under pressure from their own citizens or other nations supporting the Shiite militia.

  • Moderate Arabs Look to Curb Militants Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 23 12:42 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Egypt and Saudi Arabia -- both with strained U.S. ties -- are working to entice Syria to end support for Hezbollah, a move that is central to resolving the conflict in Lebanon and unhitching Damascus from its alliance-of-convenience with Iran, the Shiite Muslim guerrillas' other main backer, Arab diplomats and analysts said Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Moderate Arabs lean on Hezbollah, Hamas Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 1 minute ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt and Saudi Arabia - both with strained U.S. ties - are working to entice Syria to end support for Hezbollah, a move that is central to resolving the conflict in Lebanon and unhitching Damascus, the Syrian capital, from its alliance of convenience with Iran, the Shiite Muslim guerrillas' other main backer, Arab diplomats and analysts said Sunday.

  • Love, tolerance temper life for Cairo street girls Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 23 6:39 PM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Film-maker Tahani Rached, returning to Egypt after almost 40 years in Canada, has revealed the hidden lives of girls who live, beg, cheat, sniff glue, pop pills and give birth on the streets of Cairo.

  • 1988 Fiat Regata 85S from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Jul 23 9:29 AM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? Some problem with the electronic pieces. Just some normal problems. General comments?

  • Learning words, ways from afar inwoodland 'oasis' Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    VERGAS, MINN. News reports of killings and destruction in Lebanon and Israel were sketchy last week at Al-Waha, the new Arabic language camp on the wooded shores of Leek Lake in northwestern Minnesota. Al-Waha (written in Arabic at right) means "oasis," and that's how it felt to 29 students and 20 staffers -- a placid getaway where Middle East flags flutter and staff from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,

  • World Grain: China Misused Funds; Egypt Corn Production Open this result in new window
    CattleNetwork.com - Jul 23 4:16 AM
    BEIJING (Dow Jones)--In the past two years, 19.2 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in funds that were earmarked for the agricultural sector were misused, China's National Audit Office said.

  • Emaar, $6.8bn Egyptian bid Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    Emaar is competing against two Egyptian developers for a $6.8bn resort project in Sidi Abdul Rahman on the north coast of Egypt, reported Gulf News. The Dubai-based property developer confirmed to the daily it has submitted a bid. The Egyptian bidders are Orascom and Talaat Mustafa.

  • Yesterday - July 24, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Pretoria News - 36 minutes ago
    1799 Napoleon Bonaparte defeats Turks at Aboulia in Egypt. 1911 Yale University professor Hiram Bingham discovers the Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru.

  • NASA Chooses Sequencing Software from CLC bio for Exobiological Research Open this result in new window
    SpaceRef - Jul 23 10:28 AM
    The Exobiology Branch of the NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, has chosen bioinformatics software from CLC bio for analyzing sequencing data which revolves around hypersaline microbial mat systems that are found worldwide in exotic locations such as Baja, Mexico, and Solar Lake, Egypt, to name a few.

  • AUB partners with Taamir Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 23 2:59 PM
    MANAMA: Ahli United Bank (AUB) yesterday announced the launch of a new partnership with Taamir Mortgage Company, Egypt's first mortgage company and a pioneer in the field of home financing. The new partnership was made official during a signing ceremony at AUB's Seef headquarters.

  • 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.

  • Israel faces fierce battles with Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 8 minutes ago
    Mideast diplomats were pressing Syria to stop backing Hezbollah as the guerrillas fired more deadly rockets onto Israel's third-largest city Sunday. Israel faced tougher-than-expected ground battles and bombarded targets in southern Lebanon, hitting a convoy of refugees.

  • Rice: Poor Syria relationship overstated Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 30 minutes ago
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday the United States' poor relationship with Syria is overstated, pointing out that there are existing channels for talking with Syrian leaders about resolving the Mideast crisis when they're ready to talk.

  • U.S. Must Deal With Damascus and Hezbollah to Ease Mideast Crisis, Syrian Says Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    A senior Syrian minister said the chaos engulfing the region could only be reduced if Damascus and Hezbollah were directly involved in negotiations.

  • Mideast ceasefire "urgent" but must be sustainable : Rice Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 47 minutes ago
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice launched a Middle East mission, calling for an "urgent" ceasefire in Lebanon, but warning such a deal must first end the threat from Hezbollah.

  • July 23 Egypt`s King Farouk I overthrown Open this result in new window
    Sify News - Jul 22 11:59 PM
    Today is Sunday, July 23, the 204th day of 2006. There are 161 days left in the year. In 1952, Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser overthrew King Farouk I.

  • Lebanon has shown its desire for peace Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Jul 23 12:07 AM
    Throughout the last three decades, the people who live along Lebanon's border with Israel have suffered repeated shelling, terrorist attacks and occupation. In contrast, Israel's borders with Egypt, Jordan and Syria have remained largely quiet.

  • ANNE CHALFANT: TICKET TO RIDE: A turn of violence gives pause to future Open this result in new window
    Contra Costa Times - Jul 23 3:22 AM
    I WAS scheduled to be in Beirut on Monday, Syria on Tuesday, sailing on the cruise ship Silver Wind. Instead, we set sail from Alexandria, Egypt, on Saturday, churning across the Mediterranean for safer terrain.

  • Low-cost laptops for India Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Jul 23 2:36 AM
    Davos, July 23 (DPA) The first low cost laptops aimed at closing the digital divide between industrial nations and the developing world are to be released for testing in India, Egypt, Nigeria, China, Thailand, Brazil and Argentina.

  • Saudis Urge Bush to Push for Cease-Fire in the Mideast Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    Saudi Arabia asked President Bush on Sunday to push for a cease-fire in the conflict between Israel and the terrorist group Hezbollah.

  • Weighing Foreign Forces: Sea Change for Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    After decades of resisting foreign intervention, Israel is embracing the idea of an international force on its northern border with Lebanon.

  • Group accuses Jordan of torturing for U.S. Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 23 6:14 PM
    Security agents in Jordan are torturing terrorism suspects on behalf of the United States in hopes of forcing confessions, the human rights watchdog Amnesty International contended in a new report Monday.

  • Rice leaves on crucial Middle East mission Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 6:02 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice left Washington on a critical mission to ease the new Middle East crisis, after Saudi Arabia's foreign minister sought US support for a ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Doha and Cairo in accord on all key issues: envoy Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 23 2:12 AM
    THERE is agreement between Qatar and Egypt on all issues of mutual interest, Egyptian Ambassador Mohamed Ahdi Khayrat has said. The ambassador was addressing a press meeting on the occasion of the end of his tour of duty as well as the 54th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution.

  • North African nations sign power grid accord Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 23 2:00 AM
    Tripoli, Libya 07/23 - 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.

  • Low-cost laptops for India Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 23 4:43 AM
    Davos: The first low cost laptops aimed at closing the digital divide between industrial nations and the developing world are to be released for testing in India, Egypt, Nigeria, China, Thailand, Brazil and Argentina.

  • SUEZ CANAL: THE MOST DRAMATIC NATIONALISATION IN HISTORY Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Jul 22 7:19 PM
    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.

  • Saudi FM calls on US to support Lebanon ceasefire calls Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 2:19 PM
    Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal pressed President George W. Bush to support calls for a ceasefire in Lebanon, during talks at the White House with the US leader and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

  • Suez: End of empire Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 31 minutes ago
    The BBC's Paul Reynolds looks at how Suez represented the last gasp of the British Empire.

  • Rice will seek long-term fix to Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 23 2:00 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Jerusalem Monday for diplomatic talks aimed at ending the fighting between Hezbollah and Israel.

  • Syria wants cease-fire within framework Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 1:05 PM
    Syria, one of Hezbollah's main backers, said Sunday it will press for a cease-fire and was willing to engage in direct talks with the United States to help end the fighting between Israel and the Islamic militant group in Lebanon.

  • Evacuees from Lebanon continue to land in Cyprus Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 12:31 PM
    Cyprus braced for thousands more evacuees being ferried to safety from nearby Lebanon, where Israel's massive bombardment continued for a 12th day, even though many nations announced they would wind down their rescue operations.

  • Saudi FM at White House for talks on Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 12:30 PM
    Saudi Arabia's foreign minister arrived at the White House to hold talks with President George W. Bush and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the Lebanon crisis, ahead of Rice's departure to the Middle East.

  • U.S. unlikely to send troops to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 11:19 AM
    President Bush's chief of staff said Sunday international peacekeepers might be needed in Lebanon to help end the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah militants, but that U.S. troop involvement was unlikely.

  • Powering the Heartland on high demand days Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 22 9:47 PM
    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.

  • Syria says it will press for cease-fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 10:30 AM
    Syria, one of Hezbollah's main backers, said Sunday it will press for a cease-fire to end the fighting between Israel and the Islamic militant group but only in the framework of a broader Middle East peace initiative.

  • The world this week Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    The BBC News website looks at what could be dominating the headlines around the world this week.

  • Israel Hits Hezbollah Bases; Rice Visits Middle East (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 54 minutes ago
    July 24 (Bloomberg) -- Israel increased its raids on Hezbollah targets in Lebanon as U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice traveled to the region. Soldiers crossed into southern Lebanon early today, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported, citing unidentified military officials.

  • US pushes for wider change Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 23 6:11 PM
    US diplomatic ambitions in the Middle East go further than a Lebanon ceasefire.

  • Bolton dismisses Syria offer for dialogue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 8:44 AM
    US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton rebuffed a Syrian offer for talks on the Lebanon crisis, while saying that the US would be willing to consider a NATO-led peacekeeping force for Lebanon.

  • US pushes for wider Middle East change Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 23 5:29 PM
    US diplomatic ambitions in the Middle East go further than a Lebanon ceasefire, writes the BBC's Paul Reynolds.

  • Moderate Arabs Look to Curb Militants Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 23 12:37 PM
    Moderate Arab Nations Looking to Ease U.S. Democracy Pressure by Helping Curb Hezbollah, Hamas

  • Group Accuses Jordan of Torturing for U.S. Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 23 6:22 PM
    Human Rights Watchdog Accuses Jordan of Torturing Suspects for the United States

  • A new era with winds of change in Mideast Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 6:22 AM
    The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah has illuminated the sweeping changes that are reshaping the entire Middle East. Left, women viewing their Beirut neighborhood after overnight bombing.

  • For U.S. ambassador, praise at home but scorn at UN Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 6:21 AM
    Many UN diplomats say they see John Bolton as a stand-in for the arrogance of the Bush administration itself.

  • Arabs Press Syria to End Hezbollah Support Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 23 5:22 PM
    Arabs Press Syria to Stop Backing Hezbollah; Israel Faces Tough Ground Battles in Southern Lebanon

  • U.S. trying to split Syria from Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 7:09 AM
    Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central to any plans to resolve the crisis in the Middle East.

  • 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.

  • Israelis back border force plan Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 23 1:14 PM
    Israel backs the idea of an international force in Lebanon, as diplomatic moves to end the crisis continue.

  • U.S. plan seeks to wedge Syria from Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 1:35 AM
    Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central to any plans to resolve the crisis in the Middle East. Left, the remains of a mosque and religious school, destroyed during Israeli airstrikes on the port city of Sidon, Lebanon.

  • Israel looks ahead to a buffer force Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 23 2:38 PM
    Israel's defense minister said Sunday that NATO troops could help stabilize the Lebanese border.

  • News Analysis: Ballots and bullets Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 7:09 AM
    Hezbollah and Hamas are now experimenting with a potent cocktail of electoral politics, radical Islamist ideology and violence.

  • Bush, Rice, Saudi Diplomats Meet at White House Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jul 23 1:12 PM
    President Bush was meeting Sunday with his Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and Saudi diplomats on Sunday in an effort to step up negotiations on how to play a productive role and find a solution to the Middle East conflict.

  • 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.

  • Concern over radioactive metal Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 23 5:28 AM
    A shipment of radioactive metal is still being stored in a freight terminal eight years after arriving in Scotland.

  • Six Keys to Peace Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jul 23 12:18 AM
    It isn't rocket science, but the playbook for bringing stability to the Middle East requires American commitment, Israeli restraint, Arab flexibility-and a little luck in Iraq

  • Car bomb blast kills 26 in Sadr City Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 23 12:04 AM
    A suicide car bomb killed at least 26 people and wounded 60 in the Sadr City section of eastern Baghdad Sunday morning, Baghdad police said.

  • 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.

  • Radioactive scrap left lying for eight years Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 23 5:35 PM
    A SHIPMENT of radioactive scrap metal that arrived in Scotland eight years ago has been found to be still lying in storage, awaiting a decision on its fate.

  • Suez: why I blame it on Ike Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 23 5:57 PM
    THE Suez Crisis, which occurred 50 years ago, was the full stop at the end of the British Empire. In 1945, at the close of the Second World War, Britain still governed the worlds largest Empire, with an independent Commonwealth of the Old Dominions.

  • Survival may equal victory for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 10:27 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.

  • Sunday, Jul 23, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 23 5:14 PM
    WASHINGTON - It has been nearly two weeks since war erupted in the Middle East between Israel and the Iranian-backed militia Hezbollah, and in some ways little has changed since then.

  • Saudis call for Israeli ceasefire; Rice heads to Middle East Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - 23 minutes ago
    Washington, July 24 (DPA) Saudi Arabia called for an immediate Israeli ceasefire with Hezbollah militants as US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice headed to the Middle East for the first time since the crisis began nearly two weeks ago.

  • Sheldon Drobny: My Response To Comments: Israel and Palestine Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jul 23 8:04 AM
    This all started with a post I made several days ago called: ANOTHER LEGACY OF BRITISH COLONIALISM: ISRAEL AND PALESTINE. My attempt was to put into perspective the evils of colonialism, especially British colonialism. The British have been responsible for leaving their empire in a mess as they declined in power during the 20th Century. And the U.S. as its successor after WW II could not put

  • Israel Will Accept a Disarmed Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 22 9:24 PM
    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...

  • Iraq's demons Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 23 5:55 PM
    Lebanon has supplanted Iraq in the headlines. But Iraq, where the daily death toll exceeds that in Lebanon, Gaza and Israel combined, is the grimmer battleground. Yesterdays car-bombs in Baghdad and Kirkuk killed and wounded more than 200 Iraqis.

  • Israel Will Accept a Disarmed Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 22 9:15 PM
    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.

  • Sunday, Jul 23, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 23 3:44 PM
    DAMASCUS, Syria - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in the Middle East on Monday with the Arab world seething with anger at U.S. policy on the war in Lebanon.

  • Saudi Arabia seeks Lebanon ceasefire in meeting with Bush, Rice Open this result in new window
    CBC - Jul 23 6:03 PM
    Top Saudi Arabian officials met with their U.S. counterparts on Sunday in an effort to end the carnage in Lebanon.

  • Maya Nasri refuses to sing while Lebanon burns Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - 4 minutes ago
    Lebanese singer Maya Nasri announced that she will not give any performances or resume work on her upcoming album while her country is burning and falling to pieces as a result of ongoing Israeli raids, according to the singer.

  • Palestinians divided over Beirut crisis Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Wasif Uraiqat was Fatah's artillery commander in Lebanon when Israel invaded in 1982 to crush the Palestinian armed presence there. He is looking to Hizbollah to exact his revenge.

  • U.S. Officials Discuss Possibility of Int'l Peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jul 23 8:27 AM
    White House chief of staff says U.S. ground forces unlikely to help ensure peace though NATO forces are not out of the question.

  • Syria wants dialogue with Washingtonon Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    The southern Lebanese woman in a headscarf stood on a raised stage in Umaweyeen square in the heart of Damascus leading the chanting in a demonstration organised by the Syrian authorities in support of Hizbollah.

  • 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.

  • Rice flies in as all eyes turn to Syria Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 23 2:40 PM
    CONDOLEEZZA RICE will arrive in Jerusalem today on a mission to end the intensifying conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, as Syria indicated for the first time that it was prepared to intervene.

  • News Analysis: Hezbollah-Israel conflict set to shape new Mideast: Egyptian experts Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 23 5:49 PM
    As a conflict between Israel and Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah entered the 12th day on Sunday, Egyptian experts said that the conflict was set to usher in a new Middle East.

  • Arabs press Syria to help end violence in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 45 minutes ago
    SIDON, Lebanon - Mideast diplomats were pressing Syria to stop backing Hezbollah in a bid to stop the warfare in Lebanon, but the violence was undiminished, with Israeli missiles killing four people, including a journalist, in a strike on a convoy of fleeing Lebanese.

  • Israel Faces Fierce Battles With Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    By KATHY GANNON SIDON, Lebanon - Mideast diplomats were pressing Syria to stop backing Hezbollah as the guerrillas fired more deadly rockets onto Israel's third-largest city Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Syria wants to have its say, but US is determined not to listen Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 23 2:40 PM
    WHEN Condoleezza Rice, the US Secretary of State, meets European and Arab foreign ministers in Rome on Wednesday, one key minister from the region will be missing.

  • Illegal nuclear waste lay for years Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jul 23 5:41 PM
    AN ILLEGAL nuclear waste consignment has been sitting in a freight depot in central Scotland for four years after a minister promised it would be removed, the local MSP claimed yesterday.

  • Message of Sympathy to Kim Jong Il from Hu Jintao Open this result in new window
    Korean Central News Agency - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Pyongyang, July 23 (KCNA) -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il received a message of sympathy on July 22 from Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People's Republic of China.

  • Nancy Ajram cries for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - 5 minutes ago
    Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has recorded a new patriotic song Lebnan Ya Habib El Umor (Lebanon My Only Love) to express her grief over the horror her dear country is experiencing with endless Israeli raids that are killing so many innocent civilians, and destroying the core of Lebanon, according to the singer.