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  • Egypt's heavy metal scene emerging Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    The music was loud and the tattooed fans were wild, dancing and swaying in flashing strobe lights to the crashing sounds of heavy metal songs. Suddenly, the music stopped. The band leader grasped the mike and announced: "It's prayer time."

  • Gaza border crossing to Egypt opens briefly Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 7:33 AM
    The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt opened for a second straight day for humanitarian cases, after weeks of closure, but was shut early again.

  • Israel destroys tunnel from Egypt to Gaza, suspect it was used for arms smuggling Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 7:17 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Israeli army said Saturday it found and destroyed a tunnel used for arms smuggling between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. The tunnel was more than 150 meters (yards) long and opened into a chicken coop on the Gaza side, the army said.

  • Egypt calls for immediate Israeli ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 3:47 AM
    CAIRO - Egypt on Saturday said Israel should immediately observe a ceasefire following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution calling for a halt to hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Central Bank of Egypt leaves rates unchanged Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 11 3:52 PM
    Cairo: The Central Bank of Egypt said yesterday it was leaving unchanged at 8 and 10 per cent the overnight lending and borrowing rates which set a corridor for the interbank overnight market.

  • Gaza-Egypt border crossing opens briefly Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 11 11:29 AM
    The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt briefly opened Friday in order to accommodate humanitarian cases, the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) said. The crossing - Gaza's only gateway to the world that bypasses Israel - was open for less than three hours.

  • Gaza border crossing to Egypt opens briefly Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 11 4:57 AM
    The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt briefly opened in order to accommodate humanitarian cases, the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) said.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens, but briefly Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 7:56 AM
    Israel ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after it was partially opened for the first time in weeks, European Union and Palestinian officials said Thursday.

  • Ancient tomb may be discovered in Egypt Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Aug 11 9:11 AM
    Just months after archaeologists gleefully clamored over the first tomb to be found in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since 1922, there may be another.

  • Egypt cops clash with pro-Hezbollah marchers Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 11 12:13 PM
    Clashes have erupted outside Cairo's most renowned mosque in Egypt as police tried to prevent worshippers from marching in support of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

  • Gaza border crossing to Egypt opens briefly Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 11 8:02 AM
    GAZA CITY - The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt opened Friday for a second straight day for humanitarian cases, after weeks of closure, but was shut early again, officials said.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens after weeks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 5:14 AM
    The Gaza-Egypt border was partially reopened Thursday, allowing hundreds of people stuck in Gaza to leave after weeks of closure during Israel's military offensive in the coastal strip, a spokeswoman for European border monitors said.

  • Israel Closes Gaza-Egypt Border Crossing Open this result in new window
    Muslim American Society - Aug 11 8:37 AM
    GAZA CITY , Gaza Strip Israel ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after it was partially opened for the first time in weeks.

  • Gaza-Egypt crossing reopens for humanitarian cases Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 3:09 AM
    The Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt has reopened for humanitarian cases after a seven-week hiatus, officials at the terminal have said.

  • Orascom paces Egypt index fall Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 11 8:45 AM
    CAIRO: Egypts main stock index fell on concern that share prices have surpassed prospects for earnings growth. Orascom Hotels & Development, the Middle Easts largest developer of leisure facilities, slid.

  • General Dynamics lands $34M contract to help Egypt Open this result in new window
    bizjournals.com via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 10 12:10 PM
    General Dynamics has won a $34 million contract to provide manufacturing assistance to Egypt for the production of a battle tank.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens in one direction Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 09 11:07 PM
    The Gaza-Egypt border partially reopened Thursday, after weeks of closure during Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip, a spokeswoman for European border monitors said.

  • Gaza-Egypt Border Reopens, but Briefly Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 10 7:18 AM
    Gaza-Egypt Border Reopens for a Few Hours, Allowing Hundreds Stuck in Gaza for Weeks to Leave

  • Yemen Sent Cargo Of Medicines To Palestine Via Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Aug 10 7:45 PM
    SANA'A, Aug 11 (Bernama) -- A cargo of aids left Sana'a for al-Araish region, Egypt, on way for the Palestinian territories, Yemen News Agency (SABA) reported Friday.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-11 08:14 GMT: Premier Oil says Al Amir-2 well in Egypt being plugged, abandoned Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 11 12:45 AM
    LONDON (AFX) - Premier Oil PLC said it has plugged and abandoned the Al Amir-2 well in Egypt.

  • Israel orders Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after opening it Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Aug 10 8:21 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Just hours after it partially opened for the first time in weeks, Israel has ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed.

  • Israel orders Gaza-Egypt border closed just hours after it was opened Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 10 10:25 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed Thursday afternoon, just hours after it was partially opened for the first time in weeks, EU and Palestinian officials said.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens, but briefly Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 10 6:39 AM
    Israel has ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after it was partially opened for the first time in weeks, EU and Palestinian officials said Thursday.

  • Egypt Zidan earns a recall Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 10 7:40 AM
    Egypt have recalled German-based striker Mohamed Zidan to their squad for next Wednesday's friendly against Uruguay in Alexandria, the Egyptian Football Association announced on Thursday.

  • FACT, Adi Establishment to set up JV project in Egypt Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 10 6:37 PM
    Kochi, Aug 10: State-owned Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore and Syria-based Adi Establishment will jointly set up a Rs 2,000 crore Ammonia-Urea complex in Egypt having an annual production capacity of 7-10 lakh tonnes of Urea.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens after several weeks Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 10 2:53 PM
    Gaza City: The Gaza-Egypt border partially reopened on Thursday, allowing hundreds of people stuck in Gaza to leave after a weeks-long closure imposed during Israel's military offensive in the coastal strip, a spokeswoman for European border monitors said.

  • Four decades of faith Open this result in new window
    Post-Star - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    What does "Skete" mean? Skete was the name of a desert settlement in Egypt. In the fourth century, it became known for its groups of Christians who fled the cities to follow the word of Jesus Christ. Later, the name came to represent a small, family-style monastic community.

  • Israel orders Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after opening it Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Aug 10 8:04 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Just hours after it partially opened for the first time in weeks, Israel has ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed. That word from European Union...

  • Israel orders Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed just hours after opening it Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Aug 10 12:04 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Just hours after it partially opened for the first time in weeks, Israel has ordered the Gaza-Egypt border crossing closed. That word from European Union and Palestinian officials. Israel cited security concerns for the closure.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-10 15:19 GMT: General Dynamics gets 34 mln usd order to provide manufacturing help to Egypt Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 10 7:46 AM
    STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The US Army awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a 34 mln usd contract modification to provide manufacturing technical assistance to Egypt for the co-production of the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank.

  • School tries to survive visa abuse Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 12 12:41 AM
    Egypt college seeks to uphold program that lost students Even as federal agents continued their nationwide hunt to arrest and possibly deport his students, the president of Egypt's Mansoura University was preparing yesterday to send two more students to study in the United States - his sons.

  • Egypt's Nobel prize winning writer Mahfuz in hospital Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 10:18 AM
    World renowned Egyptian writer Nagib Mahfuz, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1988, has been admitted to hospital, a hospital official has said.

  • The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) announced Saturday it found and destroyed a tunnel it claims is used for arms  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Aug 12 9:35 AM
    But sources said that nothing was found in the tunnel which opened into a chicken coop on the Gaza side. Palestinian security official confirmed that the tunnel, more than 150 meters (yards) long and links Egypt to Gaza, had been destroyed by the Israeli army, using controlled explosions.

  • Three UAE films to be shown at international film festival Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 8:41 AM
    ABU DHABI Three UAE-produced films will be shown at the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Short Films this year. In its 10th year, the festival will be held in Ismailia City, Egypt, between September 15 and 22.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopens in one direction Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 09 11:40 PM
    11 RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) The Gaza-Egypt border partially reopened Thursday, after weeks of closure during Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip, a spokeswoman for European border monitors said.

  • Gaza-Egypt border reopened in one direction Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Aug 10 12:25 AM
    The crossing was open for people traveling from Gaza into Egypt only, said spokeswoman Maria Telleria. The crossing was intended for students to return to schools, for businessmen and for humanitarian cases, she said.

  • Egypt wins 2 gold at 15th African athletics championships Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Aug 10 3:07 AM
    Bambous, Mauritius, 08/10 - Egypt won two gold medals at the ongoing 15th African athletics championships here Wednesday. Egyptian hammer thrower, Marwa Ahmed Arafat, got the first gold for his country with a throw of 62.16 metres and Ibrahim, won the second gold with a throw of 18.93 metres.

  • General Dynamics Receives $34 Million to Provide Manufacturing Assistance to Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 10 7:00 AM
    The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics , a $34 million contract modification to provide manufacturing technical assistance to Egypt for the co-production of the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank.

  • Egypt's Mubarak rules out cutting Israel ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 7:12 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has rejected calls to cut ties with Israel over its massive and deadly onslaught against Lebanon.

  • EGYPT'S HOUSING & DEVELOPMENT BK 1H PFT +71% TO EGP44.6M Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 12 12:34 AM
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  • DCCI presses nationals to complete land transfer in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Gowealthy - Aug 10 12:48 AM
    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) has urged the UAE nationals, who had applied to get plots in Egypt, to instantly go there and discuss the completion of transfer of assets with the Egyptian authorities concerned.

  • Gaza border opens for three hours Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 11 6:13 AM
    The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt is briefly re-opened on Friday, for the second day running.

  • Analysis: Pact won't improve U.S. image Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 3:03 PM
    A U.S.-backed diplomatic pact to end more than a month of war between Israel and Islamic militants in Lebanon may stop the worst of the killing and retire the daily television images of burning buildings and suffocated children.

  • CBE leaves rates unaltered Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 11 10:29 PM
    The Central Bank of Egypt said yesterday that it was leaving the overnight borrowing and lending rates unchanged at 8% and 10%, reported Reuters. A statement from the Monetary Policy Committee said that a recent rise in inflation had been due to an outbreak of bird flu.

  • Nigeria/Egypt: Al Ahli, Enyimba March Out Again Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 1:50 PM
    Holders Al Ahli will again thrust their African Champions League cause to the hands of untested players as their injury-depleted squad makes for Ghana this weekend.

  • Kotoko and Ahli renew African rivalry Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 11 9:37 PM
    JOHANNESBURG A great club rivalry resumes tomorrow when Asante Kotoko of Ghana host title holders Al-Ahli of Egypt in the African Champions League.

  • U.N. peacekeepers to enter fray again Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 10:55 AM
    They first landed in the Middle East in 1956, with lofty goals and helmets painted blue. But over the next half-century, dug in between Arab and Jew, U.N. peacekeepers often found little peace to keep.

  • Cease-Fire Slated For Monday Morning Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    Israel, Lebanon and Hezbollah said they would accept the terms of a U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at ending the month-long war in the Middle East, but fierce fighting continued in the region with civilians and soldiers dying on all sides.

  • Israelis Chase Hint of Victory Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 12 10:33 AM
    Israels recent push into Lebanon aims to conclude the conflict with something that could be viewed as a victory.

  • 9 hurt in Egypt bus crash Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Aug 11 4:08 AM
    Seven Italian tourists and two Egyptians have been injured in a bus accident on the Red Sea coast.

  • Kotoko, Ahly renew African Champions League rivalry Open this result in new window
    Pretoria News - Aug 11 9:17 PM
    A great club rivalry resumes tomorrow when Asante Kotoko of Ghana host title holders Al-Ahly of Egypt in the African Champions League.

  • Iran, Italy FMs due in Egypt for Lebanon talks Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 9:45 AM
    LONDON, August 11 (IranMania) - The foreign ministers of Iran and Italy are due in Cairo within the next few days for talks with Egyptian officials on the conflict in Lebanon, a diplomatic source said Friday, according to an AFP report.

  • Ethiopia warns of Somali dangers Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 12 2:49 PM
    Ethiopia says it will not tolerate gains for Islamic forces in Somalia that sideline the government there.

  • Napoleon on the Nile at the Dahesh Museum of Art Open this result in new window
    Art Daily - Aug 11 3:13 PM
    Charles-Louis-Fleury Panckoucke, French, 1780-1844, Monuments of Egypt, ca. 1821-24, Private collection. NEW YORK.-

  • Lebanon exposes wider fault lines Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 12 12:39 PM
    Jonathan Marcus explains why the Lebanon conflict can be seen as part of a proxy war.

  • Gaza border reopens briefly but hundreds disappointed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 9:41 AM
    Hundreds of people poured through the Rafah border crossing from the Gaza Strip to Egypt after it was reopened briefly but many others were left still stranded after the Israeli army ordered its closure again just hours later.

  • Israeli Raids Follow Cease-Fire Vote Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 12 2:51 PM
    The U.N. Security Council adopted a cease-fire resolution authorizing 15,000 peacekeepers, and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert endorsed it. But, Israeli warplanes struck targets in north and south Lebanon hours after the resolution was adopted.

  • Israel Widens Lebanon Assault as UN Cease-Fire Nears (Update6) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 12 2:05 PM
    Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) --Israel pushed deeper into southern Lebanon today as hundreds more troops were airlifted by helicopters into the country as it rushed to take positions before a United Nations cease-fire goes into effect.

  • FACT aiming for JV project in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Aug 10 3:08 PM
    To tie up with Syrian company To tie up with Syrian company

  • Egyptian probably sought work in U.S. Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Aug 11 1:05 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt The anxious family of an Egyptian student arrested earlier this week in Minneapolis after he failed to show up for studies at an American university said Thursday that he might have decided to try to look for work and live in the United States.

  • Gaza border crossing closes again Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 5:24 AM
    The Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt was closed for security reasons only after re-opening for the first time in three weeks, officials have said.

  • Israel Widens Offensive After UN Backs Ceasefire Plan (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 12 11:20 AM
    Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) --Israel expanded its operations in southern Lebanon today, pushing deeper as hundreds more troops were airlifted by helicopters into the country, hours after the United Nations approved a cease-fire plan.

  • Authorities Press the Search for Five Egyptian Students Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 11 9:36 PM
    The failure of the students to appear for a summer exchange program at Montana State University set off alarms from Montana to Washington, with Americans on edge about Islamic terrorism.

  • Al Amir-2 Doesn't Make the Cut Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Aug 11 8:04 AM
    Premier Oil plc said that the Al Amir-2 well, which was drilled to appraise the 2005 Al Amir discovery on the onshore North West Gemsa Concession in Egypt, is being plugged and abandoned.

  • Ghanaian test for reigning champions Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 11 1:55 AM
    In Group A, Al Ahly of Egypt welcome back captain Shady Mohamed, leading striker Emad Moteab from suspension and have their Angolan international Flavio available again after injury as they head for a difficult tie in Obuasi, Ghana.

  • 2005 Proton Waja from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Aug 10 4:09 PM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? General comments?

  • Creator wasn't involved Open this result in new window
    Aspen Daily News - 30 minutes ago
    David Kudish's letter of April 4 about the late Prof Edward Said is shameful in many ways. First no decent person should speak ill of the dead. David Kudish not only does that but takes the opportunity to peddle lies too.

  • Israel Widens Offensive After UN Backs Ceasefire Plan (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 12 9:20 AM
    Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Israel expanded its operations in southern Lebanon today, pushing deeper into the country and carrying out fresh air strikes, hours after the United Nations approved a cease-fire plan.

  • Israel Steps Up Lebanon Offensive After UN Backs Ceasefire Plan Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 12 6:50 AM
    Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Israel expanded its operations in southern Lebanon today, pushing further into the country and carrying out fresh air strikes, hours after the United Nations approved a cease-fire plan.

  • South Africans steal the show - African Championships report - Day Four Open this result in new window
    IAAF - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    13 August 2006 - South Africa won four gold medals to signal their intention of retaining their top position in the medal standings at the Africa Athletics Championships at the Germain Commarmond Stadium in bambous Mauritius on Saturday.

  • Saudis desperately sending data, seeking a date Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 20 minutes ago
    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia -- Three a.m., two luxury cars side by side on an empty street, slicing through the sticky seaside air at 100 miles per hour.

  • Israel launches assault to encircle Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 12 3:57 PM
    ISRAEL set up a killing box for Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon last night, seeking to trap the Iranian-backed guerrillas and kill as many as possible before a United Nations ceasefire is expected to come into effect tomorrow.

  • Egypt's Nobel prize winning writer Mahfuz in hospital Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 10 4:34 AM
    World renowned Egyptian writer Nagib Mahfuz, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1988, has been taken to hospital.

  • Premier Oil says Al Amir-2 well in Egypt being plugged, abandoned Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Aug 11 12:05 AM
    The well was drilled to appraise the 2005 Al Amir discovery on the onshore North West Gemsa Concession. The discovery well, Al Amir-1, had flowed oil at over 750 bopd from the South Gharib Formation.

  • Families suspect missing Egyptian students seeking work Open this result in new window
    Billings Gazette - Aug 11 1:11 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Anxious families of some of 11 Egyptians who failed to show up for studies at Montana State University said Thursday that the students may have decided to try to look for work and live in the U.S.

  • Raya attains Symantec platinum partner status Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    DUBAI Raya has announced that it has been appointed as a platinum partner for Symantec in recognition of its impressive performance, expertise and customer satisfaction levels.

  • Gaza border re-opens for humanitarian cases Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 11 2:55 AM
    The border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt has re-opened for humanitarian cases, the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) has said.

  • Agricultural exchange: Blackwelder finds universal truth about farmers here and away Open this result in new window
    Salisbury Post - Aug 12 3:07 PM
    I recently returned from a volunteer assignment in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, a former Soviet Bloc country in Central Asia. As one can imagine, I was apprehensive about a 28-day assignment 200 miles from the Afghanistan border in a Muslim country nine time zones away.

  • Families: 11 may have sought work Open this result in new window
    Helena Independent Record - Aug 11 12:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Anxious families of some of 11 Egyptians who failed to show up for studies at Montana State University said Thursday that the students may have decided to try to look for work and live in the United States.

  • Egypt says US losing credibility in Mideast Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 10 8:38 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said the United States and the West were losing credibility in the Middle East because they were dragging their feet on a ceasefire in Lebanon between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas.

  • IT veteran expands into central belt with Tycom Open this result in new window
    Sunday Herald - Aug 12 4:09 PM
    Not many companies build an international business before looking into their own backyard, but thats exactly what Aberdeen-based Tycom has done.

  • Roundup: Int'l community hail UN resolution on Lebanon crisis Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    The international community welcomed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Lebanon crisis adopted on Friday, urging Israel and Lebanon to accept and implement the resolution immediately.

  • Gaza border reopens briefly, many disappointed Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 11 3:31 AM
    RAFAH, Gaza Strip: Hundreds of people poured yesterday through the Rafah border crossing from the Gaza Strip to Egypt after it was reopened briefly, but many others were left still stranded after the Israeli army ordered its closure again just hours later.

  • 1st AD soldier killed Aug. 6 in Iraq identified Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 12 1:36 PM
    The Department of Defense late Friday identified Staff Sgt. Tracy L. Melvin as the 1st Armored Division soldier killed Aug. 6 in Iraq. Melvin, a 31-year-old Seattle native, was killed when a makeshift bomb exploded near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi.

  • Issa meets with Lebanese prime minister Open this result in new window
    North County Times - Aug 12 5:11 PM
    NORTH COUNTY ---- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday that he was stunned to see the level of destruction in Lebanon, as he returned from his second trip to the region in less than a month.

  • Israel unleashes blitz to beat deadline for a UN ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 12 3:57 PM
    ISRAEL intensified its military attacks on Lebanon yesterday in the hope of inflicting a final round of punishment on Hezbollah fighters ahead of a United Nations-agreed ceasefire that is expected to be approved by the Israeli cabinet today.

  • Families: Egyptians May Have Sought Work Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 10 8:19 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Anxious families of some of 11 Egyptians who failed to show up for their programs at an American university said Thursday that the students may have decided to try to look for work and live in the United States.

  • Premier abandons Al Amir-2 well Open this result in new window
    ShareCast - Aug 11 12:07 AM
    LONDON (SHARECAST) - Premier Oil said it has plugged and abandoned is Al Amir-2 well, situated in Egypt, after it encountered oil at only 'sub-commercial' rates.

  • CHICAGO: BIG, ALIVE, POWERFUL Open this result in new window
    Tyler Morning Telegraph - 16 minutes ago
    Little soft cities..." CHICAGO - Something is amiss along the beaches of Lake Michigan. It's not the chilly waves lapping at my skin and forgetting to leave a film of salt, I thought as I lounged in inches of crystal lake water on the last day of my family's trip to Chicago.

  • Gaza crossing briefly reopens Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 10 6:26 AM
    The Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt reopens for the first time in seven weeks.

  • Human Rights Watch Open this result in new window
    Bloomington Alternative - 21 minutes ago
    (Washington, D.C., August 11, 2006) The United States should reject any request by Israel to transfer cluster munitions for use against targets in Lebanon, Human Rights Watch wrote in a letter to National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley today.

  • Pearl of the Balkans: Discover the antiquities, beaches and beauty of Croatia Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 22 minutes ago
    DUBROVNIK, Croatia -- Like many Americans, I didn't know much about Croatia except that it was a piece in the jigsaw puzzle carved out of the former Yugoslavia after a brutal ethnic war that ended barely a decade ago.

  • Pakistan, Egypt condemn Israeli attacks on Lebanon, Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 08 6:25 PM
    Pakistan and Egypt on Tuesday strongly condemned the Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Gaza, and stressed the need for an immediate cease-fire and withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Lebanese territory.

  • If theyre not here legally, they shouldnt be here. Open this result in new window
    Altoona Mirror - 34 minutes ago
    Clergy in Altoona are conflicted about the morality of a proposed ordinance City Council is considering to punish people who aid and abet illegal aliens.

  • If theyre not here legally, they shouldnt be here. Open this result in new window
    Altoona Mirror - 31 minutes ago
    bkibler@altoonamirror.com Clergy in Altoona are conflicted about the morality of a proposed ordi...

  • 1.00pm Saturday August 12, 2006 By Massimiliano Di Giorgio Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Aug 12 2:21 PM
    ROME - Italian police have arrested 40 people in a security swoop targeting Islamic groups following a foiled plot in Britain to blow up transatlantic airliners, the Interior Ministry said today.

  • Abbas Calls for Creation of National Unity Govt Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Aug 12 4:13 PM
    GAZA CITY, 13 August 2006 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday dismissed concerns raised by the Hamas prime minister over the future of the Palestinian Authority, and called for the creation of a national unity government.

  • Tehran seeks help from Turkey on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:30 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Following the European Union, Turkeys neighbor Iran, sought assistance from Ankara to resolve the crisis in Lebanon, the Turkish website Zaman reported.

  • The Israeli/Hezbollah Cease Fire Is A Short-Term Solution Open this result in new window
    KXMA-TV Dickinson - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Disclaimer: The following article is a blog post and does not represent the views or opinions of Reiten Television, KXNet.com, it's staff and associates and is wholly owned by the user who posted this content.

  • Qatar: Barwa Real Estate unveils plan to build city in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 08 10:03 PM
    Barwa Real Estate, the Qatari property developer of the Al Khor resort mega project unveiled plan to build a city in the Qatamiyah area in Egypt in cooperation with Egyptian and Gulf investors at a cost of between 7 to 8bn Egyptian Pounds.