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  • Egypt to move famous Ramses statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 24 4:46 PM
    A giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II will be moved next month from a congested square in downtown Cairo to a more serene home near the Great Pyramids in a bid to save it from corrosive pollution, Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday. Exhaust fumes are damaging the more than 3,200-year-old granite statue.

  • Egypt to move famous Ramses statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 12:13 PM
    A giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II will be moved next month from a congested square in downtown Cairo to a more serene home near the Great Pyramids in a bid to save it from corrosive pollution, Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday.

  • Egypt, Saudi leaders to meet Tuesday over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 5:56 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia are due to hold talks in Egypt on July 24 to discuss ways to reach a ceasefire in Lebanon, presidential sources told AFP.

  • Egypt to Move Famous Ramses Statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 24 12:32 PM
    Egypt to Move Famous Ramses Statue From Downtown Cairo to Quiter, Cleaner Area Near Pyramids

  • Reception held to celebrate 50th anniversary of China, Egypt diplomatic ties Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 24 5:55 PM
    Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing attended a reception held by the Egyptian Embassy in Beijing Monday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Egypt.

  • Egypt to Move Famous Ramses Statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 24 3:15 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- A giant statue of Pharaoh Ramse

  • Egypt to move famous Ramses statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 24 12:41 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II will be moved next month from a congested square in downtown Cairo to a more serene home near the Great Pyramids in a bid to save it from corrosive pollution, Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday.

  • Egypt Egypt coach extends contract Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Jul 24 8:25 AM
    Egypt have extended the contract of coach Hassan Shehata for two more years after his success in winning the CAF African Cup of Nations 2006 title earlier this year.

  • Egypt extend contract of coach Hassan Shehata Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Jul 24 7:52 AM
    CAIRO, July 24 (Reuters) - Egypt have extended the contract of coach Hassan Shehata for two more years after his success in winning the African Nations Cup title earlier this year.

  • Russia, Germany, Egypt pledge attendance at Rome Mideast conference Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 24 9:14 AM
    PARIS - The foreign ministers of Russia, Germany and Egypt have said they will join US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at an emergency conference on the Middle East crisis in Rome on Wednesday.

  • 50 years on, Egypt cashing in on Suez nationalization Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 24 2:10 AM
    CAIRO -- 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.

  • Egypt's Amoun Pharm Co 1H 06 Pft EGP97.5M; Up 63% Vs 1H 05 Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 24 7:18 AM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Amoun Pharmaceuticals Co. (AMON.CI) said Monday its profit for the first half of 2006 increased 63% to 97.5 million Egyptian pounds ($16.97 million) from EGP59.5 million in the year-ago period.

  • Egypt presents ideas for ceasefire in Lebanon: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 23 5:26 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 5:32 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.

  • Bahrain: AUB ties up with Egypt's Taamir Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 23 9:48 PM
    Ahli United Bank announced the launch of its new partnership with Taamir Mortgage Company, Egypt's first mortgage company and a pioneer in the field of home financing.

  • Egypt coach signs new deal Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 24 8:42 AM
    Hassan Shehata accepts a two-year contract extension, after the Egyptian FA gives him an improved financial package.

  • 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 1:36 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.

  • 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 5:59 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.

  • Coptic pope slams maverick cleric Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 5:28 AM
    The head of Egypt's Coptic Church has issued a stern warning to dissident bishop Maximus I and anyone who might be tempted to join the breakaway church he is trying to set up.

  • Libya, Egypt sign memo on stock market Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 23 2:09 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.

  • Egypt shares rise over Gulf interest in EFG-Hermes Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 24 9:11 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian shares rose on Monday, boosted by an offer by a Gulf-based firm to buy a 25 percent stake in investment bank EFG-Hermes through a capital increase, traders said.

  • AZERBAIJAN-EGYPT INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION TO HOLD ITS NEXT MEETING IN BAKU IN NOVEMBER Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 23 1:54 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.

  • FACTS AND FIGURES ON EGYPT'S SUEZ CANAL Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Jul 22 7:20 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.

  • Egypt: Islamist And NGO Aid to Lebanon Outweighs Government's Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 5:50 AM
    The Egyptian government and its Red Crescent have been criticised by opponents and the media for responding relatively slowly to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Lebanon.

  • U.S. Aims to Bolster Arab States Condemning Hezbollah (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 24 8:20 AM
    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.

  • Emerging Giants Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek - Jul 24 7:40 AM
    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.

  • AUB unveils partnership with Taamir Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 18 minutes ago
    MANAMA Ahli United Bank B.S.C. yesterday announced the launch of its new partnership with Taamir Mortgage Company, Egypt's first mortgage company. The new partnership was made official during a signing ceremony at Ahli United Bank's Seef headquarters in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

  • U.S. Hopes Saudis, Egypt Influence Syria Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Jul 22 2:51 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
    WPMI 15 - Jul 22 3:00 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.

  • Weekly Edition, Egypt - Week of July 24, 2006 Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 24 1:06 PM
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  • Love, tolerance temper life for Cairo street girls Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 6:39 PM
    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.

  • Ramses making trip back to Great Pyramids Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 24 5:15 PM
    A GIANT statute of Pharaoh Ramses II will be moved next month from a congested Cairo square to a more serene home near the Great Pyramids, in an attempt to save it from damaging pollution, Egypt's head of antiquities said yesterday.

  • Extremists Targeting Egypt's Tourism Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 21 10:17 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.

  • Foreign Ministry's press communique Open this result in new window
    Nhan Dan - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    The Foreign Ministry of Vietnam has released a press communique on the evacuation of Vietnamese citizens from Lebanon. It runs as follows: 1. Vietnamese nationals remaining in Lebanon and their relatives should contact the Vietnamese embassy to Egypt as soon as possible at Tel. 202-761 73 09, or fax: 202-336 86 12, or through the email address: vinaembeg@yahoo.com ).

  • Arab parliaments' heads to convene emergency meeting in Cairo Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 24 5:40 PM
    Heads of Arab parliaments are expected to convene an emergency meeting in Cairo on Tuesday to discuss means to tackle a conflict between Israel and Lebanese Hezbollah, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Monday.

  • 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.

  • Cairo, Riyadh seek quick cease-fire asWashington stalls Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 24 12:42 PM
    The leaders of Egypt and Saudi Arabia are due to hold talks Tuesday to discuss ways to reach a cease-fire in Lebanon, as the US resists calls by the kingdom to put pressure on Israel. "We requested a cease-fire to allow for the cessation of hostilities, to allow for the rebuilding of the forces of Lebanon," Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said.

  • Anthology of Imam Khomeini's Poems published in Arabic Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 24 10:53 AM
    Iran - Imam Khomeini - Poetry An anthology of poems written by the late founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini has been published in the Arabic language by Egypt's High Council of Culture.

  • Uganda: Country's High Commission in Australia - One of the Warring Diplomats Gets Transferred Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 1:05 PM
    MS Aisa Ismail, a grade II service officer who was recalled from Uganda's High Commission in Australia after a scandal, has now been posted to Uganda's mission in Cairo, Egypt.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-24 13:47 GMT: Egypt to demand immediate ceasefire at Lebanon crisis meet Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 24 6:16 AM
    CAIRO (AFX) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said he would demand an immediate ceasefire at an international conference on Israel's punishing offensive in Lebanon due to take place in Rome.

  • Arabs aim to curb Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Orange County Register - Jul 24 3:10 AM
    Egypt and Saudi Arabia trying to entice Syria to end support for militant group.

  • Powering the Heartland on high demand days Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 24 12:44 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.

  • Emerging markets boost Vodafone revenue Open this result in new window
    InfoWorld - Jul 24 7:12 AM
    ( InfoWorld ) - Emerging markets such as Romania, Egypt, and South Africa continued to drive results at Vodafone Group while mature regions, like Europe, produced only stagnant growth, the operator reported Monday. Vodafone's second-quarter revenue increased 6.4 percent from a year earlier, excluding recent acquisitions and counting only a proportion of the growth for companies in which

  • Col. Vall salutes Egypt on National Day Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Jul 24 2:51 AM
    Nouakchott, Mauritania, 07/24 - Mauritanian leader, Col. Ely Ould Mohamed Vall Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as Egyptians celebrated the 54th anniversary of their National Day.

  • Moderate Arabs Look to Curb Militants Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Jul 24 4:13 AM
    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.

  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia pressure Syria Open this result in new window
    The Daily Texan - Jul 24 2:29 AM
    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.

  • Tutankhamen liked his wine white Open this result in new window
    New Scientist - Jul 24 4:38 AM
    Despite there being no record of white wine in Egypt until 1600 years after he died, it appears he had six jars of the stuff in his tomb

  • 50 years of Suez Canals nationalisation Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Jul 24 2:52 AM
    Egypt celebrates 50th anniversary of nationalisation of Suez Canal that eralded the heyday of pan-Arabism.

  • Outlook: Stark Moment for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 27 minutes ago
    What was Hezbollah thinking of when it abducted two Israeli soldiers and provoked a punishing response that has been creating orphans and bringing down buildings in Lebanon? Hezbollah scholar Amal Saad-Ghorayeb believes the movement had envisaged a response of this kind. It is forcing Israel to realize that Hezbollah is not just a guerrilla group but a popular social movement that cannot be

  • Annan wants end Israel-Hezbollah conflict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 21 minutes ago
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday he wants the upcoming meeting of key Mideast players to agree on a package to stop the Israeli-Hezbollah fighting and ensure lasting peace between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Cape Girardeau man drowns in local lake Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 24 7:48 AM
    According to investigators, a Cape Girardeau man drowned after going missing near Lake of Egypt Saturday night. Rescue crews found 23-year-old Caleb Lumos of Cape Girardeau in Lake of Egypt between 5 and 5:30 Sunday evening.

  • Moody's lowers National Bank of Egypt's financial strength rating to D Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 21 11:59 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).

  • BG Group, enjoying strong gas prices, hit by tax rise Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 24 5:18 AM
    Undated handout picture shows BG Group employees constructing the LNG plant in Idku, Egypt. Gas giant BG Group has announced mixed second-quarter earnings after being hit by increased taxation on North Sea oil and gas firms but benefiting from soaring gas prices.

  • PRESIDENT ILHAM ALIYEV CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT OF EGYPT ON REVOLUTION DAY Open this result in new window
    AzerTag - Jul 22 4:24 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.

  • Red Corss maintains unit thanks to donations Open this result in new window
    Southern Illinoisan - Jul 24 4:48 AM
    Don't be surprised if Sandra Webster starts passing out random back pats and hugs to her fellow Southern Illinoisans. The local Red Cross manager is just that grateful for the support shown to the Little Egypt Network.

  • Force Favored for Lebanon, but No Nation Commits Troops Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    There has been strong verbal support for such a force in public, but also private concerns that soldiers would be seen as allied to Israel.

  • Another family heartbroken after passport fails to arrive Open this result in new window
    Belfast Telegraph - Jul 24 2:33 AM
    An Egypt-bound Ulster family was left distraught at home last night - after forking out over 200 to fast-track passports that failed to arrive.

  • Top Iraqis White House Visit Shows Gaps With U.S. Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki is expected to make requests that clash sharply with President Bushs foreign policy.

  • Top Iraqi's needs vs. Bush's policy Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 24 6:44 PM
    When Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki visits the White House on Tuesday for the first time, he is expected to make requests that clash sharply with President Bush's foreign policy.

  • Europe Meets Israel Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Tel AvivA week ago I arrived here, and already the atmosphere was a bit surreal.

  • Emaar Properties to bid for tourism venture in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Gowealthy - Jul 24 12:34 AM
    Emaar Properties, the Dubai-headquartered real estate major is competing against two other Egyptian developers for a Dh25 billion international tourism resort development project in Sidi Abdul Rahman at the Egyptian North Coast.

  • FEATURE-Cricket-Laker bowling feat defied logic and probability Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 6:00 PM
    Once in a generation sport throws up an oddity defying logic and the laws of probability,

  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 24 1:08 PM
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.

  • America's Arab Allies Start Changing Their Tune Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 24 12:03 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt America's closest Arab allies are now publicly sharpening their criticism of Israel's campaign against Hezbollah and muting their criticism of the Iranian-armed militia. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister delivered a letter from King Abdullah to President Bush yesterday saying the kingdom did not think Hezbollah should be disarmed before implementing a cease-fire, and a prisoner

  • Moderate Arabs lean on Hezbollah, Hamas Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - Jul 23 9:34 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, the Syrian capital, from its alliance of convenience with Iran, the Shiite Muslim guerrillas' other main backer, Arab diplomats and analysts said Sunday.

  • 1988 Fiat Regata 85S from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Jul 23 9:40 AM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? Some problem with the electronic pieces. Just some normal problems. General comments?

  • AUB, TMC mortgage tie-up Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 23 10:14 PM
    Bahrain's Ahli United Bank will pre-qualify mortgage applicants wanting to buy Egyptian property under a tie-up with Egypt's Taamir Mortgage Company, the Bahrain Tribune reported. AUB will also promote and market TMC's line of loans for the purchase, construction and renovation of property in Egypt.

  • Learning words, ways from afar inwoodland 'oasis' Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 23 8:31 PM
    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,

  • Israel and Lebanon Duel on the Editorial Page As Well Open this result in new window
    Editor and Publisher via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 2:25 PM
    NEW YORK An editorial today in the leading English-language newspaper in Lebanon and an op-ed by Yoel Marcus in Israel's Haaretz reveal the stark differences in outlook as death and destruction continues in the current conflict.

  • World Grain: China Misused Funds; Egypt Corn Production; Jordan Wheat Tender Open this result in new window
    CattleNetwork.com - Jul 23 4:14 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 - Jul 23 8:29 PM
    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.

  • Condoleeza Rice Holds a Media Availability on the Mideast Violence Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 24 12:05 PM
    Read a transcript of remarks made by Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice en route to the Middle East.

  • Fierce fighting rages deeper into Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 11:20 AM
    Israeli ground forces pushed deeper into Lebanon on Monday in heavy fighting and captured two Hezbollah guerrillas, while two aid convoys carrying food, generators and other badly needed supplies left Beirut for two southern cities.

  • Italy spy boss refused CIA's kidnap request: lawyer Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 8:35 AM
    The CIA did ask Italy's spy agency to help it kidnap a terrorism suspect in Milan in 2003, but the Italians refused because it was illegal, a lawyer representing an Italian agency boss told Reuters on Monday.

  • Born-again allies, France and US unite over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 10:15 AM
    France and the United States worked together to oust Syria from Lebanon and, despite tactical differences due to divergent agendas in the region, they agree who is to blame for the current crisis -- Hizbollah.

  • Yesterday - July 24, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Pretoria News - Jul 23 9:16 PM
    1799 Napoleon Bonaparte defeats Turks at Aboulia in Egypt. 1911 Yale University professor Hiram Bingham discovers the Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru.

  • Israel kills five in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 8:22 AM
    Israeli shells killed five people and wounded several others in the Gaza Strip on Monday, including two members of the same family who were riding a donkey cart when they were hit, Palestinian witnesses said.

  • Rice meets with Lebanon PM in Beirut Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 8:03 AM
    In a surprise visit to Beirut, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised the beleaguered prime minister of Lebanon on Monday for his courage in struggling to contain the fighting between the Hezbollah militia and Israel.

  • Cheap adventures on the high seas Open this result in new window
    Rolf Potts via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 8:00 AM
    Catch a ride on a cargo ship for an unusual, and surprisingly comfortable, travel experience.

  • Israel looks ahead to a buffer force Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 24 6:59 AM
    After a week and a half of pounding Hezbollah targets in Lebanon to push the Iranian-backed militia away from the border and score a "decisive" victory, it is becoming increasingly clear that Israel understands that its military gains will quickly erode if it isn't shored up by a diplomatic resolution endorsed by the international community.

  • Flow of evacuees slows in Lebanon's capital Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 6:50 AM
    The tide of foreign nationals fleeing Israel's bombing of Lebanon slowed on Monday and embassies in the capital Beirut urged foreign nationals to leave now if they wanted help escaping.

  • Rice Talks With Israeli Leaders as U.S. Pledges Aid to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 24 5:10 PM
    July 25 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. pledged $30 million in aid to help war-ravaged Lebanon avert a humanitarian crisis as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice conferred with Israeli leaders after a surprise visit to Beirut.

  • Hezbollah envoy: War on Israel to widen Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 5:45 AM
    Hezbollah's representative in Iran struck a defiant tone Monday, warning that his Islamic militant group plans to widen its attacks on Israel until "no place" is safe for Israelis.

  • NASA Chooses Sequencing Software from CLC bio for Exobiological Research Open this result in new window
    SpaceRef - Jul 23 10:25 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.

  • Heavy fighting continues deeper in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 5:21 AM
    Israeli ground forces pushed deeper into the country in heavy fighting with Hezbollah guerrillas on Monday, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Lebanon to launch diplomatic efforts aimed at ending 13 days of warfare.

  • AP blog from United Nations Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 5:02 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.

  • Lebanon as a Middle East turning point Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 24 2:52 PM
    Key Arab leaders, having seen Iran's missiles at work, should stand up courageously.

  • Rice in Beirut to meet with Lebanon PM Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 4:51 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an unannounced visit to Beirut on Monday in a show of support for that country's weakened democracy, which is struggling to contain the fighting between the Hezbollah militia and Israel.

  • Egypt, Israel discuss flowing aid into Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 22 5:25 PM
    Egyptian and Israeli officials held a meeting on Saturday to coordinate ways to facilitate the entry of aid-loaded trucks into the Gaza Strip via Israel, the Egyptian official news agency MENA reported.

  • Syria at center of diplomatic efforts Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 35 minutes ago
    DAMASCUS, Syria -- Long shunned by the Bush administration for its patronage of Hezbollah, its support of terrorism and its hostility to Israel, Syria is suddenly at the center of diplomatic efforts to end the two-week-old war in Lebanon.

  • Israel, not Arabs, now looking abroad Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 24 7:30 AM
    In a sudden turnabout, Israel is embracing the possibility of an aggressive international force on its northern border with Lebanon to bolster its security in its struggle with Hezbollah.

  • Catholic bishop bides time in Muslim world Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 24 7:30 AM
    Henri Tessier is two years past retirement and waiting patiently for Rome to name his replacement as the archbishop of Algeria, where he has been witness to what he says is the slow "death of a church."

  • Arab Leaders, Unlike Much of Public, Uneasy About Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 24 12:44 AM
    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 23 -- The war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon has created widespread public support for the militant Shiite group among people across the Arab world, but leaders appear uneasy about the conflict and fear it could boost the influence of Hezbollah's patron Iran,...

  • AUB partners with Taamir Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 23 2:51 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.

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    Bloomberg.com - Jul 24 1:36 PM
    July 24 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. pledged $30 million in aid to help war-ravaged Lebanon avert a humanitarian crisis as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Israel to confer with leaders after a surprise visit to Beirut.

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    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 24 2:20 AM
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    Bloomberg.com - Jul 24 10:33 AM
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    Science Daily - 29 minutes ago
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  • Annan: Mideast Deal Should Include Troops Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 24 11:16 AM
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