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  • Egypt to continue pushing for ceasefire in Lebanon: FM Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Thursday that Egypt would continue efforts to press for a ceasefire in Lebanon although a Wednesday international conference failed to make such an appeal.

  • Egypt: Ethio-Egypt Trade Volume Shows Marked Increase Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 27 9:29 AM
    The Egyptian Embassy here said that the volume of trade between Ethiopia and Egypt registered 20 per cent growth during the first half of 2006 compared to the same period in 2005.

  • Egypt: Ethio-Egypt Trade Balance Seen Up 20 Percent Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 27 7:52 AM
    The volume of trade exchange between the Ethiopia and Egypt recently has registered a 20% growth during the first half of 2006 as compared to the same period in 2005, according to Embassy of The Arab Republic of Egypt in Ethiopia.

  • Egypts Brotherhood rejects Saudi fatwas on Hezbollah support Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 27 6:03 AM
    CAIRO - Egypts Muslim Brotherhood, one of the largest Islamist political movements in the Arab world, rejected on Thursday sectarian fatwas by Saudi clerics against supporting Hezbollah in its fight against Israel.

  • Etisalat, Egypt cash flows in 3yrs Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 26 10:29 PM
    Etsisalat predicts it could see a return on its Egyptian mobile investment within three years CEO Mohammad Khalfan Al Qamzi told Emirates Today. Etisalat holds a controlling stake in a consortium that paid $2.9bn for Egypt's third mobile licence, 20% more than the next highest bidder.

  • Egypt, Arab tourist joy Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 26 9:00 PM
    The number of tourists to Egypt from Arab countries increased by 15% between January and June 2006, helped by increased airline capacity, according to industry sources cited by Emirates Today.

  • Ethiopia, Egypt forge closer bilateral relations Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 26 6:40 PM
    The Ethio-Egypt bilateral relations have registered remarkable achievements on various fields of cooperation, the Egyptian embassy said Wednesday.

  • Mubarak: Egypt backs all sects of Lebanese people Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 26 4:55 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said that Egypt fully supported and backed "all sects of the Lebanese people without exception," the official MENA news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Egypt rules out intervention in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 26 12:28 PM
    Egypt rejected calls for tougher action in response to the Israeli offensive in Lebanon amid renewed calls by Syria and Jordan for an immediate cease-fire. Meanwhile, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari told US lawmakers that Iraq will join Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt in condemning Hizbullah.

  • Etisalat denies plan to sell shares in Egypt arm Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jul 26 2:37 PM
    Dubai: Etisalat yesterday refuted a media report, saying it has no intention of selling shares of its Egyptian consortium that won a licence to operate Egypt's third GSM network, the company said in a statement.

  • Who Hails Egypt's Polio Vaccines Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 27 2:11 PM
    The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Middle East praised the effective role played by the Holding Company for Vaccines in the provision of polio vaccines for children. Spokesman of the Health and Population Ministry announced that Minister of Health Dr.

  • Gulf visitor numbers to Egypt increase sharply Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 26 12:59 AM
    Egypt visitor numbers from Arab countries are up 15 percent between January and June this year, which trade sources attribute to successful marketing, the abundance of airline capacity and the traditional holiday period.

  • Al Qaeda: Hezbollah's war with Israel is 'jihad' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 27 5:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • US-Egypt strategic dialogue rekindled Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 27 12:04 PM
    Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit led the Egyptian delegation to Washington that last week completed a series of strategic dialogue meetings with US officials, led by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The dialogue, which follows those of 1998 and 1999, was held at Rice's request.

  • Egypt Rediscovered Open this result in new window
    Gay City News - Jul 27 2:11 PM
    The notable French astronomer André Méchain, whose career spanned the French Revolution, said that when war divides peoples, art and science can serve to reunite them.

  • The gods of ancient Egypt Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Jul 27 1:44 PM
    It was natural for ancient Egyptians to base their religious beliefs on phenomenon like the River Nile flowing from South to North and the Sun rising in the East and setting in the West.

  • 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 extend Hassans contract Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 25 5:19 PM
    CAIRO: 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.

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Threatens Attacks Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 39 minutes ago
    By KIM GAMEL CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No.

  • Egypt to move famous Ramses statue in Cairo Open this result in new window
    Muzi - Jul 25 9:12 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.

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Threatens Attacks Open this result in new window
    The Times of Northwest Indiana - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader called Thursday for Muslims to unite in a holy war against Israel and to join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader threatens attacks Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 27 5:45 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader called Thursday for Muslims to unite in a holy war against Israel and to join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • Al-Zawahri Calls for Holy War on Israel Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 27 12:19 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from Spain to Iraq.

  • Al-Qaida calls for holy war against Israel Open this result in new window
    News 14 Carolina - Jul 27 4:08 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns frrom "Spain to Iraq."

  • Weather, Business Compete for Attention Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Jul 27 8:18 AM
    CHICAGO - Jul 27/06 - SNS -- Overnight markets were relatively busy, helped by Egypt's purchase of 285,000 metric tons (MT) of Canadian and U.S. wheat and India's announcement of another import tender for wheat.

  • India lose in quarter-finals of world junior squash Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    New Delhi: Top seeds Egypt and Pakistan will contest the final of the Junior Men's World Squash Team Championship in New Zealand, while India will play Germany for the fifth place.

  • Egypt Egypt coach extends contract Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Jul 25 4:56 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: Country Celebrates Independence Day Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 9:23 AM
    THE Arab Republic of Egypt yesterday celebrated the 54th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, which was the spark that ignited the liberation of the African continent from colonialism and foreign domination.

  • Al-Zawahri calls for holy war on Israel Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 27 1:10 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • Dancing a taste of Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Daily Iowan - Jul 26 11:47 PM
    With so much bumping and grinding happening every weekend in Iowa City's bars, it may be refreshing to know that there will be a change in the dance rotation starting today: the steps of Northern Africa. Cairo native Mahmoud Reda, 76, has been performing and choreographing Egyptian folkloric dance for 50 years.

  • Al Qaeda threatens attacks in support of Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Jul 27 3:54 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaeda's No. 2 leader warned in a new taped message Thursday the terrorist group would not stand idly by while these (Israeli) shells burn our brothers in Lebanon and Gaza.

  • Al-Zawahri Calls for Muslims to Rise Up Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 27 12:07 PM
    By WILLA THAYER CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No.

  • Ethiopia, Egypt forge closer bilateral relations Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jul 27 6:11 AM
    KINSHASA, July 27 -- The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has signed an accord to cease hostilities with a militia in the northeastern Ituri region.

  • Gardianul: Police evidence in Hayssam case - SMSs sent from Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Israel Open this result in new window
    Nine O'Clock - Jul 27 12:11 PM
    Doctor Tanasescu is charged with intellectual falsehood and abuse of authority for issuing the Syrian a certificate that was used to secure his release from prison on health-related reasons.

  • Live from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 25 3:02 PM
    Mahmoud Sabit , PostGlobal panelist, Egyptian historian political analyst, journalist, author and film producer will be online Tuesday, July 25 at noon ET to answer questions on the historical roots of contemporary conflict with a regional perspective.

  • Al-Zawahri warns al-Qaida will not stand idly by Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Jul 27 12:05 PM
    CAIRO, EGYPT -- Al-Qaida's second-in-command says his organization has no intention of remaining idle while Israel attacks Lebanon and Gaza. In a taped message broadcast by Al-Jazeera television, Ayman al-Zawahri says al-Qaida now views the world as what he calls a "battlefield open in front of us."

  • 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.

  • Mideast turmoil sets downbeat backdrop for Suez jubilee Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 8:48 AM
    Egypt has marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark nationalisation of the Suez Canal amid simmering Arab anger over Israel's punishing military offensive in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • Web Site Touts Upcoming al-Zawari Message Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 26 9:04 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader will soon issue an Internet message against Israel's fight in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, according to a message posted on an Islamic militant Web site Wednesday.

  • Al-Zawahri warns al-Qaida will not stand idly by Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 27 5:28 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt- Al-Qaida's second-in-command says his organization has no intention of remaining idle while Israel attacks Lebanon and Gaza. In a taped message broadcast by Al-Jazeera television,...

  • Al-Qaida Calls for Holy War Against Israel Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 27 5:19 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call in a new videotape released Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from Spain to Iraq.

  • Shift and stand Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 27 12:03 PM
    With up to one million Lebanese displaced, and continued bloodshed and destruction, Egypt's focus has shifted from what its officials perceive as Hizbullah's miscalculated kidnap of two Israeli soldiers.

  • Show of support Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 27 12:04 PM
    As the Israeli war on Lebanon and Gaza escalated, people from all walks of life in Egypt struggled to show their support for the two beleaguered peoples.

  • Inas Mazhar Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 27 12:08 PM
    Losing to Cyprus 3-2, Egypt was relegated to Group III at next year's Davis Cup. © Copyright Al-Ahram Weekly. All rights reserved

  • ROMANIA: Romania is Egypt's Most Important Trade Partner in SEE Open this result in new window
    seeurope.net - Jul 25 7:13 AM
    Romania is the most important trade partner for Egypt in the Central and South-Eastern Europe, ACT Media news agency reports. Over the past years, the balance of the bilateral trade exchange was favourable to Romania.

  • Al-Qaida Vows Reprisal for Israeli Attacks Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 27 4:04 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader warned in a new videotape released Thursday that the terrorist group would not stand idly by while Israeli bombardments burn our brothers in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • Hafez El-Marazi: Arab contemporary Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jul 27 12:06 PM
    Vacationing between Cairo and his birthplace in Upper Egypt just after giving up his post as Al-Jazeera's Washington bureau chief to devote his time and energy to his talk show -- administrative and managerial duties had proved too much, he says -- the Egyptian journalist with an Arab perspective is reluctant to speak of Israel's bombardment of Lebanon.

  • al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Warns Israel Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 27 3:49 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader warned in a new taped message Thursday the terrorist group would not stand idly by while these (Israeli) shells burn our brothers in Lebanon and Gaza.

  • Mr Salim Khurshid is correct. Many of the Arab regimes fear Iran and Shia Muslims more than Israel. Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Jul 27 11:24 AM
    REF : Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt want to see Israel defeat the Shias of Lebanon, thereby give a warning to Iran. Mr Salim Khurshid is correct. Many of the Arab regimes fear Iran and Shia Muslims more than Israel. Regimes fear Shia not the Arab people- who are mostly unfree to express themselves.

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Issues Warning in New Tape Open this result in new window
    KTLA 5 - Jul 27 7:08 AM
    Cairo, Egypt Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • 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

  • U.N. talks to Sudanese facing expulsion from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Jul 25 6:13 AM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency said on Friday it had interviewed most of some 600 Sudanese whom Egypt wants to deport because it says they are illegal immigrants.

  • Al-Qaida calls for holy war against Israel Open this result in new window
    Southern Illinoisan - Jul 27 6:47 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader issued a worldwide call in a new videotape released today for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • Love, tolerance temper life for Cairo street girls Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 5:53 AM
    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.

  • ADNH, Travco To Establish Tourism Investmest Firm Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 27 2:29 AM
    The Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company (ADNH) and Egypt's Travco company are set to establish a tourism investment company.

  • Al-Qaida calls for holy war against Israel and US Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Jul 27 6:30 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida's second-in-command issued a worldwide call Thursday for Muslims to rise up in a holy war against Israel and join the fighting in Lebanon and Gaza until Islam reigns from "Spain to Iraq."

  • ADNH, TRAVCO TO ESTABLISH TOURISM INVESTMEST FIRM Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - Jul 27 2:29 AM
    Joint ventures / investment The Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company (ADNH) and Egypt's Travco company are set to establish a tourism investment company.

  • Serbia puts Mobi63 mobile net on auction Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 27 6:08 AM
    BELGRADE, Serbia, July 27 (UPI) -- Austria's Mobilkom, Norway's Telenor and Egypt's Orascom will compete in a public auction for Serbia's Mobi 63 mobile phone company.

  • Al Qaeda Vows Reprisal For Israeli Attacks Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 27 4:33 AM
    (AP) CAIRO, Egypt Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader warned in a new videotape released Thursday that the terrorist group would not stand idly by while Israeli bombardments "burn our brothers" in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-27 09:36 GMT: Arabs disappointed by Rome talks' failure to agree immediate ceasefire -Egypt FM Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 27 2:03 AM
    CAIRO (AFX) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said Arab countries were disappointed at the Rome talks' failure to agree on a demand for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • Art Listings Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 49 minutes ago
    Selective listings from art critics of The New York Times.

  • Arab opinion turns to support Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Protests in Cairo supporting Hezbollah are part of a change in opinion across the Arab world, which had Initially criticized the group.

  • Militant Web Site Touts Al-Zawahri Message Open this result in new window
    The Houma Courier - Jul 27 3:35 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader will soon issue an Internet message against Israel's fight in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, according to a message posted on an Islamic militant Web site. It would be the group's first comment on the fighting that began a month ago.

  • Arab opinion turns to support Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    Initially, Arab governments criticized Hezbollah for recklessly provoking a war. Now, opinion across the Arab world has changed. Left, protesters in Cairo carry posters of the Hezbollah leader.

  • Tide of Arab Opinion Turns to Support for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Initially, Arab governments criticized Hezbollah for recklessly provoking a war. Now, opinion across the Arab world has changed.

  • Hezbollah maintains its rocket barrage Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 27 5:05 PM
    More than two weeks of Israeli air and ground attacks in Lebanon haven't stripped Hezbollah of the ability to launch rockets at Israel.

  • Arabs write off Rome meeting, blame US Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Jul 27 4:46 AM
    Jonathan Wright. Nidal al-Mughrabi, Nadim Ladki | Cairo, Egypt Arabs on Thursday wrote off the Rome meeting on Lebanon as a disappointment and accused Washington of subverting the will of the world for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and the guerrilla group Hezbollah.

  • Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt want to see Israel defeat the Shias of Lebanon, thereby give a warning to Iran. Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Jul 26 11:26 AM
    Israel is a global super-power even more powerful than the USA. It has the world's largest standing Army, the biggest public relations and media, has the largest presence in the United Nations through jewish members and employees from a 100 countries. These facts are often missed.

  • Mideast turmoil sets backdrop for Suez jubilee Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 27 3:21 AM
    CAIRO: Egypt marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark nationalisation of the Suez Canal yesterday amid simmering Arab anger over Israels punishing military offensive in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • SERBIA: Mobi 63 Auction To Be Held on Monday Open this result in new window
    seeurope.net - Jul 27 6:13 AM
    Three foreign companies will be competing in the auction to purchase the Mobi 63 telecommunications company The three companies in the running are Austrias Mobilkom, Norways Telenor and Egypts Oraskom.A public auction has been scheduled for July 31 and the starting price will be the highest amount offered by the interested bidders in the pre-auction segment of the sale.

  • Al-Zawahri warns al-Qaida will not stand idly by Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 27 5:20 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida's second-in-command says his organization has no intention of remaining idle while Israel attacks Lebanon and Gaza.

  • Al-Qaida official speaks...Israel strikes in Lebanon...Chopper down in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 27 5:20 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida's second in command is warning his organization will not stand by while Israeli attacks continue in Lebanon and Gaza. In a taped message broadcast by Al-Jazeera television, Ayman al-Zawahri (AY'-muhn ahl-ZWAH'-ree) describes the world as "a battlefield open in front of us."

  • New warning from al-Qaida...Israel keeps up the pressure...Saddam trial adjourned Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 27 5:20 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida's number-two leader is warning that the terrorist group won't sit still while Israel continues its attacks in Lebanon and Gaza. In a new videotape broadcast by Al-Jazeera, Ayman al-Zawahri (AY'-muhn ahl-ZWAH'-ree) describes the world as "a battlefield open in front of us."

  • Egypt will not go to war for Lebanon: Mubarak Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Jul 26 6:17 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has rejected calls for tougher action in response to Israel's offensive in Lebanon, in comments carried by the state-owned press on Wednesday.

  • Al-Zawahri: Al-Qaida won't stand idly by as Israel attacks Lebanon and Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jul 27 4:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida's no. 2 leader on Thursday warned that the terrorist group would not stand idly by while "these (Israeli) shells burn our brothers" in Lebanon and Gaza.

  • Haifa Wahbi supports Lebanon from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Jul 26 8:46 PM
    Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi appeared on the Egyptian satellite television channel Nile TV to host a special two hour program to raise emergency funds to help support Lebanese civilians injured by the Israeli raids.

  • Question of 'Why?' in Mideast conflict hard to answer Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 27 5:32 PM
    Two weeks into the latest bout of blood and ruin in the Middle East, a question still reverberates from Jerusalem to Beirut and beyond: Why? Why did Hezbollah's guerrillas provoke an Israel already under pressure elsewhere? Why did Israel hit back a thousand-fold, risking condemnation and untold consequences?

  • Al-Qaida vows reprisal for Israeli attacks Open this result in new window
    WTHR Indianapolis - Jul 27 4:11 AM
    Cairo, Egypt - Al-Qaida's number 2 leader warned in a new videotape released Thursday that the terrorist group would not stand idly by while Israeli bombardments "burn our brothers" in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

  • Mideast tourists advised to watch and wait Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 27 5:19 PM
    Until this month's cross-border war in Lebanon and northern Israel, both countries were on track to draw a record contingent of foreign tourists in 2006. Now, with the World Tourism Organization seeing no "foreseeable time frame for a return to normalcy," all bets are off and tour operators worry that fallout from the escalating conflict could expand to other regional destinations.

  • Analysis: Bush foreign policy struggling Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 27 4:47 PM
    These are dreary days for U.S. diplomacy.

  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the Middle East: With friends like these... Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Jul 26 5:25 AM
    'The East is to-day the place of change - of changes so great and swift that in comparison with it our Europe is standing still.

  • Militant Web Site Touts New al-Zawahri Message Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 26 10:18 PM
    (AP) CAIRO, Egypt Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader will soon issue an Internet message against Israel's fight in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, according to a message posted on an Islamic militant Web site Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • Web site touts upcoming al-Zawari message Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 26 9:00 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader will soon issue an Internet message against Israel's fight in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, according to a message posted on an Islamic militant Web site Wednesday.

  • 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

  • Healing Bracelets at the State Fair Open this result in new window
    KFYR - Jul 26 9:11 PM
    It was first used in Egypt when Cleopatra still ruled the land. Today NASA and even athletes use this technology for healing purposes. And now you can, too, since it`s both affordable and stylish. It`s magnetic and one of its creators says it has the power to change your life.

  • As Rumors Swirl, Somalia Seems Set for Full-Scale War Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 27 1:58 PM
    With phantom troops have reportedly flooding across the border from Ethiopia, there are fears the crisis may spill far beyond Somalias borders.

  • Militant website promises al-Zawahri message on Gaza and Lebanon 'soon' Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jul 26 11:55 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida promised Thursday to issue a message by its number two leader about the hostilities in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon "soon," according to an Islamist website. It would be the group's first comments on the fighting that began a month ago.

  • The New Arab World Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 26 8:18 AM
    Magdi Abdelhadi visits Egypt, still a very traditional Arab state. Should it look to copy the achievements of Dubai and Qatar, or is there another way to move forward?

  • Rice, Italy FM D'Alema, UNSG Annan & Lebanese PM Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Jul 26 8:05 PM
    FOREIGN MINISTER D'ALEMA: Representatives of Italy and United States, United Nations, Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Jordan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, European Union and the World Bank met today in Rome along with representatives of Lebanon.

  • 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.

  • Europe may be drawn into Mideast conflict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 27 10:40 AM
    Europe, with its long and often unhappy history in the Middle East, may be drawn into a big role in the proposed multinational force for south Lebanon.

  • Abbas says kidnapped Israeli soldier could be released 'soon' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 27 10:37 AM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he believed the Israeli soldier whose kidnap by Gaza militants sparked a dramatic surge in violence could be released soon.

  • Israeli Aircraft Raid Hezbollah Bases; Land Offensive Ruled Out Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 11 minutes ago
    July 28 (Bloomberg) -- Israel carried out air and artillery strikes on Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon as it ruled out staging a land offensive in the region.

  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Threatens Attacks Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 27 4:02 PM
    Al-Qaida's No. 2 Leader Threatens New Attacks, Calls on Muslims to Unite in Holy War Against Israel

  • Zamil to invest $80m to expand operations Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 27 12:18 AM
    Zamil Industrial Investment Co, listed on the Saudi stock exchange, will spend more than 300 million Saudi riyals ($80 million) to expand its business in pre-fabricated steel buildings in the UAE, Egypt and Asia.

  • Abbas remarks on Israeli soldier clarified Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 27 9:49 AM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that intense negotiations were under way to free an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas-linked militants. However, a Palestinian lawmaker and a spokesman for the Hamas military denied that the soldier's release could be imminent.

  • Oil May Rise on Middle East Conflict, Nigerian Export Reduction Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 56 minutes ago
    July 28 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil may rise on concern that the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah may widen and militant attacks will curb shipments from Nigeria.

  • Etisalat may sell 15pc stake in Egypt venture Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 25 9:11 PM
    DUBAI UAE telcom giant Etisalat, which holds a 66 per cent stake in a consortium that won a $2.6 billion bid for the third Egyptian mobile network licence early this month, hinted that it would sell a part of its shareholding.

  • Al Qaeda leader issues warning on Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 27 3:44 AM
    Ayman al-Zawahri, Al Qaeda's no. 2 leader, said that the group would not stand idly by while "these shells burn our brothers" in Lebanon and Gaza.