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  • Egypt newspapers don't print to protest press law Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 09 2:23 AM
    Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers were not published on Sunday to protest against a draft press law which the government bills as a reform but journalists say puts new limits on press freedom.

  • Egypt shares dip as mobile telecom mania fades Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 09 7:43 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian shares slipped on Sunday as mania triggered by last weeks auction of Egypts third mobile licence faded and the market turned sluggish, with telecoms stocks generally lower, traders said.

  • Egypt papers stop the press in protest Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Jul 09 4:05 AM
    Egypt's independent and opposition newspapers were not published to protest against a draft press law that the government bills as a reform but journalists say puts new limits on press freedom.

  • Iran, Egypt enjoy important positions in region - Mottaki Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 5:55 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Mottaki Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said here Sunday that both Iran and Egypt enjoy important positions in the region. Talking to reporters, he said the two countries exchanged views on the important regional and international developments.

  • Stepping up relations with Egypt Open this result in new window
    Times of Malta - Jul 09 12:35 AM
    "Egypt cannot thank Malta enough for its solidarity". This is how, during our latest meeting in May, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit summed up the spirit of Malta's relations with Egypt as they have developed over the last few years.

  • Egypt police detain 27 Muslim Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 2:41 AM
    Egyptian police have arrested 27 teachers, all members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood in the northern governorate of Damietta.

  • Mobile auction boosts Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 08 3:32 PM
    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 1:26 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 9:26 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.

  • Terracotta warriors on the move? Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS INDIA EGYPT AFGHANISTAN MOROCCO 1 UNITED NATIONS Iran wants new nuclear inspector Iran asked the International Atomic Energy Agency to remove the head of the inspection team investigating Tehran's nuclear program, U.N. officials said. Chris Charlier, 61, has not been back to Iran since April because of Iranian displeasure with his work, the officials said, speaking on condition of

  • Courage under fire Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Fifty years ago, Britain and France went looking for an excuse to invade Egypt. The result was the Suez crisis. Most papers toed the patriotic line - but not the 'treacherous' Guardian and Observer.

  • Egyptians held hostage in Iraq released Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 3 minutes ago
    Three Egyptians held hostage in Iraq were released on Sunday and crossed the border into Kuwait. Hisham el-Shirbini, the press attache at Egypt's embassy in Kuwait, confirmed the release. But he would not elaborate or identify the men.

  • Egypt: Abusive emergency powers should not be entrenched in new anti-terrorism law Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Jul 07 12:31 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.

  • Papers halt publication over 'prison for libel' law Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 5:34 PM
    Egypt's newspapers suspended publication in protest at a law that would put journalists in prison for libelling government.

  • Sunday, Jul 09, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jul 09 1:59 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Workers at 25 Egyptian newspapers went on strike Sunday as the legislature in Cairo appeared ready to approve a law that leaves journalists more vulnerable to fines and jail time for critical reports on the finances and behavior of government officials.

  • Alan Rusbridger on the Suez crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 5:55 PM
    Fifty years ago, Britain and France went looking for an excuse to invade Egypt. The result was the Suez crisis. Alan Rusbridger reports on the showdown that marked the end of empire.

  • EGYPT: Opposition journalists protest press law, urge publishing boycott Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Jul 09 6:22 AM
    CAIRO, 9 Jul 2006 (IRIN) - The ongoing battle over local press freedom came to a head Sunday when some 300 opposition journalists and their supporters gathered in front the parliament building in Cairo to protest a new press law, expected to be ratified Sunday.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jul 09 9:07 AM
    CAIRO/SANAA, 9 July (IRIN) - On the occasion of the internationally recognised World Population Day, commemorated Monday, several countries in the region particularly Egypt and Yemen are taking a closer look at the impediments to development caused by exploding populations.

  • Egypt papers strike over anti-press law Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 09 4:29 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian independent and opposition newspapers suspended publication for one day in protest at a draft press bill which allows jail sentences for journalists and prevents them from investigating fraud.

  • TM And Partner Fail In Bid For Mobile Licence In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Jul 07 4:21 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.

  • Access to nuclear energy, right of all states: Egyptian FM Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 6:25 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Nuclear Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said here Sunday that all countries enjoy the right to gain access to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

  • Egypt urged to support peace effort in Darfur Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 07 3:22 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 4:32 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.

  • Foreign media scramble to win over Arab viewers Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Rarely have Western news organizations wooed Arab hearts and minds so avidly -- or with so little certainty of political or commercial reward.

  • Final session of Iraq's neighboring states meet kicks off Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 2:01 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Meeting The final session of the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states kicked off here Sunday. Foreign ministers of Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt are attending the meeting.

  • WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING Open this result in new window
    The Pueblo Chieftain - Jul 09 6:44 AM
    The Egyptian Gazette, Cairo, Egypt, on the kidnapped Israeli soldier: Apart from Egypts efforts, almost no other country has lifted one finger to stop Israels deliberate bid to pour oil on the flames with the Palestinians. Israels intensified attacks on Gaza and its seizure of a dozen Palestinian officials and lawmakers have drawn no reaction from the international community. For several

  • More News Open this result in new window
    Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 09 1:10 AM
    His arts destination: Cairo, Egypt

  • 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.

  • By: Ramzy Baroud Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Jul 09 12:41 AM
    The June 25 Palestinian fighters raid on an Israeli military post near the Gaza-Egypt border has sent Israel scrambling to defend itself, the voice of a BBC News reporter declared on the evening news.

  • Kuwait hopes Tehran meeting be fruitful for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 09 1:10 AM
    Kuwait - Iran - Iraq Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah here on Saturday expressed hope that the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt would be fruitful and positive for the Iraqi people.

  • Gulf buyers back for Egypt shares Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 06 10:29 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.

  • Vodafone Would Face $578 Million Fee To Upgrade To 3G In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Jul 07 12:27 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.

  • Egypt's bid to secure Israeli soldier's release hits standstill Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Jul 06 11:43 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.

  • No Progress Reported Regarding Egyptian Mediation Efforts Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 09 2:50 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) No progress is being reported by Egypt in efforts to negotiate the release of IDF soldier Corporal Gilad Shalit.

  • Twists and turns of 'rendition' scandal rivet Italy Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 3:43 PM
    In a country where police officers and spies tap more than 100,000 phone lines each year, the former chief of military counterespionage at the Italian intelligence agency apparently ignored the obvious - that investigators were listening in.

  • Palestinian official condemns Israeli closure of Gaza crossing Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 08 8:23 PM
    Palestinian Director of Crossings Salim Abu Safeya condemned on Saturday the Israeli closure of the key Rafah crossing on the Gaza-Egypt border.

  • 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 11:26 AM
    They also criticised the International Community for its silence over the Israeli terrorism in Gaza, AFP reported.

  • Avian Flu May Have Spread to Spain by Wild Birds, Society Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 9 minutes ago
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Spain's outbreak of avian flu may have been introduced by wild birds that carried the virus from the Mediterranean, a U.K.-based conservation society said.

  • Missiles, rockets fly between Israel, Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 09 11:08 AM
    Israel continued military actions Sunday as part of an operation aimed at securing the release of an Israeli soldier and ending Palestinian attacks against Israel, after rejecting a cease-fire proposed by the Palestinian Prime Minister Saturday.

  • Egyptian press fear rollback of reforms Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jul 09 2:23 PM
    Journalists and supporters protested a proposed press law Sunday, following prison sentencing for reporters who criticized the president.

  • Egyptian FM expresses hope for expansion of ties with Tehran Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 08 3:29 PM
    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.

  • British Pound Passes Yen Among Central Bank Currency Reserves Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    July 10 (Bloomberg) -- Central banks from Oman to the Ukraine are increasing their holdings of British pounds, contributing to the currency's biggest first-half gain against the dollar in 16 years.

  • Egypt's electrification almost complete Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 06 10:46 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 - Jul 08 1:10 PM
    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.

  • Alan Rusbridger on the Suez crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 6:20 PM
    Alan Rusbridger on the role played by the press during the Suez crisis.

  • Egypt shares extend rally, Gulf buyers back Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 06 7:58 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 10:42 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.

  • Iraq security meeting wraps up in Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 5:52 AM
    Officials from Iraq and its neighbours have wrapped up a two-day conference aimed at improving security in the violence-stricken country, amid an Iranian campaign for the withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbour.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian leader's plan for truce Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 5:41 AM
    Israel said it would continue its military offensive in the Gaza Strip until militants released a captured Israeli soldier.

  • Alan Rusbridger on the Suez crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 09 4:06 PM
    Alan Rusbridger opens a week of special reports on the Suez crisis.

  • Equities: Silk Road Strategies Open this result in new window
    Forbes - Jul 09 3:13 AM
    The vast, turbulent stretches of central Asia are not without investment potential.

  • Egyptian FM expresses hope for expansion of ties with Tehran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 9:40 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.

  • Egyptian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 7:56 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.

  • Japan's Koizumi heads to Mideast in throes of crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 09 2:12 AM
    Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi heads to the Middle East this week to try to help calm the worst crisis in the region in months and urge Israeli and Palestinian leaders to return to negotiations.

  • European Parliament condemns ethical breaches by Internet sector companies Open this result in new window
    La Nueva Cuba - Jul 09 4:39 PM
    One World U.K. Infosearch: Celso Sarduy AgŁero Bureau Chief SouthAmerica Research Dept. La Nueva Cuba July 10, 2006

  • Iraq's neighbours pledge their support Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 3 minutes ago
    Iraq's neighbours have declared their support for the Iraqi government in its fight against terrorism. The final statement by the foreign ministers of eight countries who met in Tehran also called for the gradual withdrawal of the US-led coalition troops.

  • Palestinian prime minister calls for a truce with Israel Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 09 12:55 AM
    Ismail Haniya on Saturday called for a mutual cease-fire with Israel after Israeli forces pulled out of most of the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Taboo-smashing film breaks Egypt records Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 05 10:52 AM
    An film which graphically depicts homosexuality, abuse and terrorism has broken box office records in Egypt.

  • Foreign media scramble to win over Arab viewers Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rarely have Western news organisations wooed Arab hearts and minds so avidly -- or with so little certainty of political or commercial reward.

  • More illegal immigrants to be repatriated to Egypt Open this result in new window
    di-ve - Jul 06 2:40 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.

  • KENYA, RWANDA JOIN DUBAI TEA TRADING CENTRE Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Agribusiness The largest producers of tea in Kenya and Rwanda have joined the Dubai Tea Trading Centre (DTTC). The DTTC, an initiative of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), announced that the Kenyan Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and OCIR, the official Rwandan Tea Authority had recently joined as active members of the centre.

  • Kenya, Rwanda Join Dubai Tea Trading Centre Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    The largest producers of tea in Kenya and Rwanda have joined the Dubai Tea Trading Centre (DTTC). The DTTC, an initiative of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), announced that the Kenyan Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and OCIR, the official Rwandan Tea Authority had recently joined as active members of the centre.

  • 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 7:10 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 6:22 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.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    Bismarck Tribune - Jul 08 4:08 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.

  • Protest Erupts In Egypt Over A Gay Movie Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jul 05 10:27 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

  • Saudi FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 4:32 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.

  • Jordanian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 5:10 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.

  • Egypt: At Home With the Pharaohs Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 6:52 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).

  • Egyptian Journalists Protest Proposed Press Law Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 09 12:32 PM
    Not a single opposition or independent newspaper was for sale Sunday in Cairo because of a strike over a controversial proposed press law. The same issue brought hundreds of journalists into the streets to protest what they see as an attempt to restrict press freedom.

  • Gul heads for Tehran to attend Iraq meet Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 3:25 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 8:13 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.

  • London Bomber Outlines Motives in Video Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 07 12:12 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.

  • Baghdad gunmen hunt down and kill Sunnis in dramatic escalation of sectarian violence Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Masked Shiite gunmen roamed through west Baghdads Jihad neighborhood, dragging Sunnis from their cars, picking them out on the street and killing them in a rampage that police said killed 41 people in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence.

  • London bomber accuses the British of 'war on Islam' Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Jul 08 1:16 AM
    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.

  • Jonathan Steele and Ian Black: An act of folly Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 07 5:35 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 debates controversial film Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 05 6:33 AM
    A film is to be reviewed by Egypt's parliament after 112 MPs demanded homosexual scenes are cut, an independent MP claims.

  • Egypt reviews "obscene" film Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 05 8:56 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.

  • Air disasters timeline Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 09 3:13 AM
    A timeline of international air crashes from 1998 to the present.

  • Little to glow about at World Cup for Africa Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:30 PM
    "Africa is ready, Africa's time has come, Africa is calling." Those emotive words from South African president Thabo Mbeki about South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup could just as well sum up Africa's hopes of actually winning the trophy.

  • AP Blog: Some relief over U.N. reform vote Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:23 PM
    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.

  • 41 Sunnis killed in Iraq 'massacre' Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jul 09 6:30 PM
    Masked Shi'ite gunmen went on the rampage in the Iraqi capital yesterday, killing at least 41 people. In a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in Baghdad, they pulled Sunni Arabs from cars and off the street.

  • Video: 2 London Bombers al-Qaida Trained Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 07 10:13 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

  • Shakespeare and Co. Open this result in new window
    The Daily Utah Chronicle - 14 minutes ago
    The small town of Cedar City makes a peaceful, lovely backdrop to the marvelous plays of the Utah Shakespearean Festival, winner of the 2000 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. And with it being within easy driving distance of Salt Lake City, you will not be disappointed by the professional quality of production.

  • Dying Egyptian artform revived in Cairo Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 1:50 PM
    When Omm Sameh sings, trendy students, young intellectuals and tourists looking for a taste of the exotic sway to her captivating sounds.

  • Iraq's neighbors vow to boost cooperation in war on terrorism Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 09 5:38 PM
    Iraq's neighbor countries vowed on Sunday to boost cooperation in the fight against terrorism while lending full support to a national reconciliation plan aimed to end violence in Iraq.

  • Uncovering the Mask of Macedonia (Richard Bangs Adventures) Open this result in new window
    Richard Bangs Adventures - 38 minutes ago
    Richard Bangs Adventures - Under Alexander the Great, Macedonia became the most powerful place on earth, and unearthing its treasures brings us close to its mysteries.

  • Erdogan Receives Ambassadors Of Palestine, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Libya & Egypt Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Jul 05 9:16 PM
    ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan received ambassadors of Palestine, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Libya and Egypt in Ankara on Wednesday.

  • First Night reviews Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 09 1:46 PM
    Two myths for our time: one, that Mozart wrote his escape-from-the-harem operas simply to satisfy a taste for tinkly Turkish music; and, two, that slavery has been abolished.

  • Soccer World Cup 2010 Open this result in new window
    The Star - 12 minutes ago
    "Africa is ready. Africa's time has come. Africa is calling." Those emotive words from President Thabo Mbeki about South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup, could just as well sum up Africa's hopes of actually winning the trophy.

  • HOT NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Jul 09 2:09 PM
    Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul met with his Iranian counterpart Manoucher Mottaki Sunday in Tehran on the sidelines of 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqs neighbors.

  • Video: 2 London bombers al-Qaida trained Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 07 11:04 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.

  • VoIP expands in Mideast Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 07 11:41 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.

  • HOT NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Jul 09 2:11 PM
    Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul said on Saturday that the future of Iraq was very important to its neighbors, at a meeting in Tehran. Gul attended the 9th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of neighboring countries with Iraq on Saturday in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

  • 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 4:11 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 10:31 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.

  • Calls for Truce Fuel Hope in Gaza Standoff Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 09 12:14 AM
    Both sides appear to be open to a larger accord that would give them room to maneuver.

  • Young and restless Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jul 09 4:55 PM
    "I don't know what time you saw the film," he says, "but a movie about sleep is a movie about sleep. It has parts that are meant to make the viewer yawn, and parts of the soundtrack are supposed to make him doze off.