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  • Mobile auction boosts Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 36 minutes ago
    Egyptian shares surged after Egypt's third mobile license sold for $2.9 billion at auction, a price that exceeded expectations and injected confidence into the market, traders said.

  • Etisalat to spend $1bn in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 08 1:14 AM
    Etisalat is to spend around $1bn setting up a new mobile phone company in Egypt, following its capture of the country's third cellular licence, according to Mohammed Omran, the company's CEO, cited in Cairo based business daily Al Alam Al Youm. Etisalat won the tender on July 4 with a bid of $2.9bn.

  • Orascom, Emaar eye Egypt site Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 07 9:14 PM
    Egypt's Orascom Hotels and Development and Dubai based Emaar Properties have both tendered bids for a prime real estate site on the Egyptian coast at Sidi Abdul Rahman and Al Alamein, according to agency reports.

  • Egypt: Abusive emergency powers should not be entrenched in new anti-terrorism law Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Jul 07 12:28 PM
    Amnesty International today called on the Egyptian government to ensure that a new law on terrorism currently being drafted does not entrench powers that have facilitated torture, unfair trials and other grave human rights violations under Egypt's long running state of emergency.

  • TM And Partner Fail In Bid For Mobile Licence In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Jul 07 4:27 AM
    KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (Bernama) -- Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and its partner have failed in the bid for the third mobile licence in Egypt, which was awarded via an auction on July 4, 2006.

  • Egypt urged to support peace effort in Darfur Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 07 3:18 AM
    Minni Minnawi, the leader of the rebel Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) who signed a deal with Khartoum to end the conflict in the western region of Darfur, yesterday called on Egypt to pursue its support of peace efforts.

  • Domina brand expansion in Egypt Open this result in new window
    World Leisure News - Jul 07 4:28 AM
    Milan-based Domina Hotel Group has announced plans to operate three new hotels in Egypt as part of its continuing expansion of the Domina brand. The expansion comprises Domina Inn Pyramids and Domina Inn Nile in Cairo as well as Domina Inn Luxor in Luxor.

  • Egypt announces 15-year education strategy Open this result in new window
    SciDev.net - Jul 06 6:03 PM
    Egypt has announced a series of initiatives intended to strengthen its scientific research and higher education sectors.

  • Vodafone Would Face $578 Million Fee To Upgrade To 3G In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Jul 07 12:32 AM
    LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Vodafone Group would have to pay US$578 million to upgrade its second-generation mobile license in Egypt to a 3G license as a knock-on effect of the price paid by a rival for Egypt's third mobile license earlier this week.

  • Gulf buyers back for Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 06 10:30 PM
    CAIRO Egyptian shares extended yesterday the rally triggered by the auction of Egypt's third mobile licence and brokers said they saw Gulf investors returning to the market in force after a long absence.

  • Egypt's bid to secure Israeli soldier's release hits standstill Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Jul 06 11:51 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's efforts to defuse the worsening Palestinian-Israeli crisis have ground to a halt because of Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal's refusal to press for the unconditional release of an Israeli soldier and growing mistrust between Egypt and Hamas, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said.

  • The foreign ministers of Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria, attending a meeting on Iraq in  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Jul 08 11:35 AM
    They also criticised the International Community for its silence over the Israeli terrorism in Gaza, AFP reported. The Arab foreign ministers participating in todays Teheran meeting expressed their strong condemnation of this continuing and increasing aggression against the Palestinian people, Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa said.

  • Egyptian FM expresses hope for expansion of ties with Tehran Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 39 minutes ago
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit in Iran today hoped that during his current visit to Tehran he would hold talks with Iranian officials on expansion of mutual relations.

  • Egypt Islamists call on Arabs to expel Israeli envoys Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 05 9:39 AM
    Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood has joined leftist opposition groups in calling on Arab countries to expel their Israeli ambassadors and to boycott Israeli goods, the Islamist group's website said.

  • Egypt's electrification almost complete Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 06 10:37 AM
    Egypt's Minister of Electricity HiassanYounes said yesterday that "Egypt succeeded to increase its total generated power by eightfold in 20 years, and there is no other developing country managed to provide electricity to 99 percent of its people."

  • Egyptian FM stresses on Iraq national unity Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Iran - Egypt - FM Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit by referring to the conflicts in Iraq emphasized that national unity must be established in Iraq.

  • Egypt shares extend rally, Gulf buyers back Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 06 7:56 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian shares extended on Thursday the rally triggered by the auction of Egypts third mobile licence and brokers said they saw Gulf investors returning to the market in force after a long absence.

  • Vodafone faces $578 million to upgrade its second-generation mobile license in Egypt to a 3G license Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jul 06 10:53 AM
    Vodafone Group PLC (VOD) would have to pay $578 million to upgrade its second-generation mobile license in Egypt to a 3G license as a knock-on effect of the price paid by a rival for Egypt's third mobile license earlier this week.

  • Egyptian FM expresses hope for expansion of ties with Tehran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 9:46 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Iraq Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit here on Saturday hoped that during his current visit to Tehran he would hold talks with Iranian officials on expansion of mutual relations.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 08 4:34 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London last July 7 spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide mission, the deputy leader of the terror network claimed in a video Friday.

  • Egyptian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 8:02 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Egypt Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit heading a political delegation arrived here on Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • Taboo-smashing film breaks Egypt records Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 05 11:04 AM
    An film which graphically depicts homosexuality, abuse and terrorism has broken box office records in Egypt.

  • Helping The Red Cross, Help Us Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 08 11:22 AM
    On April 18th the American Red Cross' Little Egypt Chapter will mark 12 years of providing emergency relief to the Southern Illinois Region. But the future of the chapter is looking a little bleaker than in years past.

  • More illegal immigrants to be repatriated to Egypt Open this result in new window
    di-ve - Jul 06 2:48 AM
    VALLETTA, Malta (di-ve news) -- July, 06, 2006 -- 1135CEST -- Tony Abela, Parliamentary Secretary for the OPM said that a large group of illegal immigrants that arrived in Malta on 28 June are being repatriated to Egypt during these days.

  • More illegal immigrants to be repatriated to Egypt Open this result in new window
    di-ve - Jul 06 2:53 AM
    VALLETTA, Malta (di-ve news) -- July, 06, 2006 -- 1135CEST -- A large group of illegal immigrants that arrived in Malta on 28 June are being repatriated to Egypt during these days, Parliamentary Secretary for the OPM Tony Abela told parliament.

  • Egypt independent papers to strike over lack of reforms Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 05 3:38 AM
    A group of editors at Egypt's main independent newspapers will stage a one-day strike Sunday to protest a lack of media reforms, the independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm has reported.

  • Bahrain welcomes any offer to resolve Iraq's crisis Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 7:02 AM
    Iran - Bahrain - Iraq Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmad al-Khalifa arrived in Tehran on Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt which opened here today.

  • In Other News... Open this result in new window
    Voodoo Extreme - Jul 08 6:14 AM
    July 08, 2006 - Finished up the single player portion of Titan Quest at around Midnight, then hopped on some legendary co-op for the past five hours with ECM. We got up to the middle of Egypt. Crazy, crazy game. The single player was fun, but in co-op it's a riot.

  • Protest Erupts In Egypt Over A Gay Movie Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 05 10:22 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Some of Egypt's lawmakers are taking to the floor of the people's assembly this week to protest against a new film that might be called the Arab world's "Brokeback Mountain" for its depiction of a gay romance. The movie, "The Yacoubian Building," which was shown at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this spring, breaks cultural ground here by dwelling on a homosexual affair

  • Jordanian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 5:17 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Jordan Jordan's Foreign Minister Abdelah al-Khatib heading a political delegation arrived in Tehran to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • Saudi FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 4:23 AM
    Iran - Iraq - S Arabia Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal arrived in Tehran earlier Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • Egypt: At Home With the Pharaohs Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 6:51 AM
    Pharaoh (Fir'auna) stands tall in the annals of the history of man's interaction with power. On Monday, April 24, 2006, I found myself in the presence of the remains of the famous Pharaoh Rameses II (Rameses the Great), who arguably had his reign during the period of Prophet Musa (AS).

  • London Bomber Outlines Motives in Video Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 07 12:19 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- One of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago appeared on an Internet video Friday accusing his country of declaring war on Islam and oppressing Muslims in Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq and Chechnya.

  • Gul heads for Tehran to attend Iraq meet Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 3:31 AM
    Turkey - Iran - FM Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul left here for Tehran to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt.

  • Egypts bid to secure Israeli soldiers release at standstill, Turkey steps in Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 05 8:17 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Egypts efforts to defuse the worsening Palestinian-Israeli crisis have ground to a halt because of Hamas leader Khaled Mashaals refusal to press for the unconditional release of an Israeli soldier and growing mistrust between Egypt and Hamas, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said.

  • Jonathan Steele and Ian Black: An act of folly Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 07 5:29 PM
    Egypt: 50 years after the Suez crisis, its repercussions are still felt. Jonathan Steele and Ian Black re-examine Egypt's invasion by Britain, France and Israel.

  • Egypt reviews "obscene" film Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 05 8:59 PM
    Egypt's parliament will review the film The Yacoubian Building after a campaign against its portrayal of homosexuality, terrorism and corruption, according to the BBC. 112 MPs want scenes cut rather than a complete ban.

  • Egypt debates controversial film Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 05 6:28 AM
    A film is to be reviewed by Egypt's parliament after 112 MPs demanded homosexual scenes are cut, an independent MP claims.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 07 10:15 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London last July 7 spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide mission, the deputy leader of the terror network claimed in a video Friday. British authorities previously said they knew Shehzad Tanweer and Mohammad Sidique Khan had visited Pakistan, but the comment from al-Qaida No. 2 man Ayman al-Zawahri was

  • Dying Egyptian artform revived in Cairo Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    When Omm Sameh sings, trendy students, young intellectuals and tourists looking for a taste of the exotic sway to her captivating sounds.

  • Erdogan Receives Ambassadors Of Palestine, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Libya & Egypt Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Jul 05 9:10 PM
    ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan received ambassadors of Palestine, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Libya and Egypt in Ankara on Wednesday.

  • VoIP expands in Mideast Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 07 11:29 PM
    Voice over Internet Protocol technology, which allows Internet users to make free or low cost phone calls, has been developing in a number of Middle Eastern locations, reported Gulf News. Licences have been granted in Jordan, Turkey and Bahrain, while Egypt will be allowing the service next year, although penetration rates in the region are low.

  • Al-Qaeda deputy leader says two London bombers spent time at an al-Qaeda camp Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 07 4:09 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt, 12:55 p.m. July 7 (AP) : Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago had spent time at an al-Qaeda camp to prepare themselves for a suicide attack, the deputy leader of al-Qaeda claimed in new video excerpts released Friday.

  • OIC secretary-general in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 07 10:23 PM
    Iran - OIC - Meet Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu arrived in Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport Friday night to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt which starts here today.

  • London bomber accuses the British of 'war on Islam' Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Jul 07 7:33 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A video made by one of the London transit bombers is now on the Internet -- and in it, the bomber explains why he thought London deserved to be attacked.

  • His faith doesn't officially exist Open this result in new window
    Lexington Herald-Leader - Jul 08 12:10 AM
    Tucked away in Labib Iskandar's pocket is a neatly folded slip of paper with fraying edges that tells the story of a community fighting for recognition. It's a receipt Iskandar got when he applied for the computer-based identification card Egypt had just then begun issuing -- more than five years ago.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:27 PM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilize against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime."

  • Iran says "terrorists" should not be let into Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:14 PM
    Iran, accused by the United States of stirring up an Iraqi insurgency, said on Saturday "terrorist" groups should be stopped from entering Iraq because they created an excuse for foreign troops to stay.

  • Video: 2 London bombers al-Qaida trained Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 07 8:00 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London last July 7 spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide mission, the deputy leader of the terror network claimed in a video Friday.

  • New scheme to automate bill payments Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jul 08 12:18 AM
    July 2006 While automated bill payment is nothing new to Egypt, it has never caught on simply because the Kafkaesque procedures involved usually outweigh the convenience gained.

  • Arab nations slam Israeli aggression, international 'silence' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 8:19 AM
    The foreign ministers of Arab nations attending a meeting on Iraq in Iran condemned Israel for its "increasing aggression against the Palestinian people" and attacked the "silence" of the international community.

  • UAE's Etisalat is granted third mobile license in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 04 11:59 AM
    A United Arab Emirates-Egyptian partnership was granted the third mobile telephone network license in Egypt, officials said.

  • Palestinian Prime Minister Proposes a Truce With Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 08 9:58 AM
    Ismail Haniya called for a mutual cease-fire with Israel after Israeli forces pulled out of most of the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 07 2:34 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago had spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide attack, the deputy leader of al-Qaida claimed in new video excerpts released Friday.

  • 7 suspected terrorists flee Saudi prison Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 10:31 AM
    Seven suspected terrorists escaped from a prison in the Saudi capital, officials said Saturday a rare jailbreak in the tightly controlled kingdom and U.S. ally in the war on terrorism.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:42 AM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime".

  • Video: 2 London Bombers Were Al Qaeda Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 07 3:34 PM
    (AP) CAIRO, Egypt Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago had spent time at an al Qaeda camp to prepare themselves for a suicide attack, the deputy leader of al Qaeda claimed in new video excerpts released Friday.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian ceasefire call Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:19 AM
    Israel has rejected a Hamas appeal for a ceasefire as Israeli forces pursued their Gaza campaign to free a captured soldier and end militant rocket fire, killing four Palestinians.

  • AE Etisalat wins Egypt's 3rd mobile licence Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 05 10:07 AM
    The license of the third mobile network has recorded. L.E. 16.7 billion in the tender which was held by Egypt's national agency for organizing telecommunications.

  • UN envoy arrives in Tehran for meeting on Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 07 7:40 PM
    UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special representative for Iraq, Ashraf Qazi, arrived in Tehran Friday to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighbors plus Egypt.

  • Egyptian papers protest over law Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 51 minutes ago
    Two dozen Egyptian newspapers suspend publication for a day to protest against a new media law.

  • Iraq security conference to open in Tehran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:52 AM
    A two-day regional conference on security in Iraq is to open in the Iranian capital Tehran, with the Islamic republic likely to use the gathering to again call for a withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbour.

  • London bomber accuses the British of 'war on Islam' Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Jul 07 4:31 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A video made by one of the London transit bombers is now on the Internet -- and in it, the bomber explains why he thought London deserved to be attacked. Part...

  • Video: 2 London bombers al-Qaida trained Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 07 2:02 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago had spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide attack, the deputy leader of al-Qaida claimed in new video excerpts released Friday.

  • London Bomber Outlines Motives in Video Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Jul 07 1:10 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - One of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago appeared on an Internet video Friday accusing his country of declaring war on Islam and oppressing Muslims in Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq and Chechnya."You may wonder what you have done to deserve this," Shehzad Tanweer tells Britons in the tape, an excerpt of which was broadcast on the pan-Arab satellite channel

  • London bomber outlines motives in video Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 07 12:31 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) One of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago appeared on an Internet video Friday accusing his country of declaring war on Islam and oppressing Muslims in Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq and Chechnya.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 07 2:36 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Two of the four suicide bombers who attacked London a year ago had spent time at an al-Qaida camp to prepare themselves for a suicide attack, the deputy leader of al-Qaida claimed in new video excerpts released Friday. Al-Qaida No.

  • Uganda: Egypt Given Go-Ahead Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 05 7:37 AM
    Uganda has authorised Egypt to go ahead and seek international support for the water hyacinth project.

  • Egypt independent papers to strike over lack of reforms Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 05 4:40 AM
    CAIRO -- A group of editors at Egypt's main independent newspapers will stage a one-day strike on Sunday to protest against a lack of media reforms, the independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm reported on Wednesday.

  • Israel broadens Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:25 AM
    Israeli forces have advanced toward Gaza City, killing four Palestinians, security sources said, as troops stepped up a campaign to halt Palestinian rocket attacks and secure the release of a captured soldier.

  • Egypt Church warns against dealing with rebel priest Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 05 4:25 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church on Wednesday refused to recognize a dissident priest who recently broke away to form his own church and warned against dealing with him, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-07-07 15:56 GMT: Egypt calls on EU to 'exert all efforts' to end Israeli offensive in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jul 07 8:17 AM
    CAIRO (AFX) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit urged the European Union to "exert all efforts" to bring an end to the Israeli offensive in Gaza, the official MENA agency reported.

  • UAE's Etisalat is granted third mobile license in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 05 4:27 AM
    CAIRO -- A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-Egyptian partnership was granted on Tuesday the third mobile telephone network license in Egypt, officials said.

  • Egypt: Journos to go on strike Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Jul 05 11:42 AM
    A group of editors at Egypt's main independent newspapers will stage a one-day strike to protest a lack of media reforms.

  • UAE's Etisalat is granted third mobile license in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 04 5:47 AM
    A United Arab Emirates-Egyptian partnership has been granted the third mobile telephone network license in Egypt.

  • Egypt journalists plan one-day strike Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 05 7:12 AM
    A group of editors at Egypt's main independent newspapers will stage a one-day strike on Sunday to protest at a lack of media reforms.

  • 2 Italian intelligence officers arrested in cleric's kidnapping Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Jul 07 8:35 AM
    Prosecutors say a terrorism suspect was taken by the CIA to a U.S.-Italian air base and flown to Germany and then Egypt. The suspect says he was tortured.

  • Israel moves into central Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 08 3:25 AM
    Israeli forces pushed deeper into Gaza early Saturday amid conflicting statements regarding the release of an Israeli soldier whose capture last month sparked the current conflict.

  • Etisalat wins Egypt licence Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Jul 05 7:10 AM
    Incumbent UAE telco etisalat has won the bid to run Egypts third mobile network, paying 16.7 billion Egyptian Pounds (US$2.9bn) for the licence.

  • Israel pulls forces back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 2:46 AM
    Israeli forces withdrew on Saturday from most of the northern Gaza Strip where fierce fighting had left nearly 30 Palestinians dead, but clashes erupted near Gaza City, killing two more Palestinians including a policeman.

  • NSC objects to Orascom investment in Hutch Open this result in new window
    NDTV Profit - Jul 07 10:08 AM
    The National Security Council has questioned the investment of Egypt's Orascom in Hutch. The council seems to have its lines crossed with the DoT and Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) which have already given their go ahead to the stake sale.

  • Iran hosts regional talks on Iraq security situation Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jul 07 1:20 PM
    Iran will host a regional conference on security in Iraq over the weekend, with the Islamic Republic likely to use the event to again call for a withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbor. The meeting will gather officials from Iraq and its neighbors - Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria, Jordan, Kuwait and Turkey - plus Egypt, the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

  • Telecom Egypt sees future with Vodafone Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 05 4:57 AM
    CAIRO - Telecom Egypt (TE), after failing to win the licence for Egypts third mobile network, will resume close cooperation with existing operator Vodafone Egypt, the chairman said on Wednesday.

  • Asking for an End to Violence Open this result in new window
    ERT.gr - Jul 07 12:07 PM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appealed to the international community to assists in ending the inhumane attack against the Gaza Strip, stressing that the Palestinians are working with the Arab side, and especially Egypt, in order to release the Israeli Corporal, who is being detained by Palestinian militants.

  • Egyptian Copts challenge priest over split Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jul 07 3:55 AM
    CAIRO -- A Christian leader in Egypt has been accused of attempting to splinter the country's Coptic Orthodox population.

  • Inquiry in 2003 Abduction Rivets Italy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 07 8:58 PM
    Italian spies left a long trail of missteps and hints of the Central Intelligence Agency's role into the suspected kidnapping of a radical Egyptian cleric.

  • Royal Ontario Museum winners Open this result in new window
    Scarborough Mirror - Jul 07 12:26 PM
    Five insidetoronto.com readers will be spending some time looking at the mummies of Egypt and ancient arrowheads from Canada. Congratulations to all of our winners! Keep visiting this site for more contests.

  • Support for Sunnis is urged Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Jul 07 12:22 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt | On his first major trip in office, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki received a red-carpet welcome from his Persian Gulf neighbors.

  • Egypts Olympic Group chases South African expansion Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Jul 06 5:10 PM
    Egyptian home appliances manufacturer Olympic Group has set its sights on the Southern African region to fuel its commercial growth aspirations internationally.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 08 4:01 AM
    Al-Qaida Deputy Leader Says 2 London Bombers Spent Time at al-Qaida Camp to Prepare for Attack

  • Israel advances into Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 9:44 PM
    The Israeli army has launched a predawn military incursion into Gaza City, marking a new phase in a massive military operation aimed at halting Palestinian rocket attacks and securing the release of a captured soldier.

  • Africa to get media network Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jul 07 7:26 AM
    CAIRO, July 07 -- The African Union plans to create the largest media network on the continent kicked off with a pledge by Egypt to cover 10 percent of the budget.

  • New Egypt's rebound provides solace Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - Jul 04 9:10 PM
    BORDENTOWN -- It would have been easy for the New Egypt softball team to come into last night's District 12 Tournament contest against Cranbury-Plainsboro a little flat. After getting beat by Bordentown, 22-0, on Monday night, no one would have really blamed the girls, either.

  • Iran president criticizes Israeli offensive Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 07 7:40 PM
    Iran's hard-line president warned Friday that Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip could set off an "explosion" in the Islamic world against Israel and its supporters.

  • Israel presses Gaza assault, 31 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 7:37 PM
    Seven Palestinians were killed as Israel pressed on with its bloody offensive in Gaza and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called on the international community to halt the deadly assault.

  • UN small arms conference ends in "total meltdown" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 6:25 PM
    A U.N. meeting meant to expand a five-year-old crackdown on the illicit global trade in small arms ended in chaos on Friday as delegates ran out of time without reaching agreement on a plan for future action.

  • Papers Go on Strike Against Repressive New Laws Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 07 12:33 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Nearly all 20 of Egypt's independent newspapers and magazines will launch a strike on Sunday to protest a new law that journalists say will kill the remnants of the country's free press. The legislation, to be debated Sunday by the people's assembly, represents a rollback of the country's already restrictive press laws, a stinging irony in light of President Mubarak's pledges last

  • Etisalat wins Egypts third mobile licence Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 04 9:27 PM
    CAIRO A consortium led by Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates won Egypts third mobile licence yesterday, an investment in the Arab worlds most populous country much higher than the market had expected.

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    Sharewatch - Jul 07 6:05 AM
    The meeting will gather officials from Iraq and its neighbours -- Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria, Jordan, Kuwait and Turkey -- plus Egypt, the Arab League and the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

  • Ask the pilot: Why do two U.S. airlines fly to Uruguay, but none to Poland? And what does Iceland have that New Zealand  Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - Jul 06 8:42 PM
    What do the following nations all have in common? Czech Republic, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Malaysia, Austria, Poland, Finland, Uzbekistan, Pakistan. That was the riddle posed here last Friday, solved, I'm proud to report, in short order by several readers. First to figure it out, scoring an autographed copy of the world's most invisible book, was Mike Vanne,