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  • Younis: Egypt to provide Rafah with electricity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 16 2:23 PM
    Egypt's Electricity Minister Hassan Younis said yesterday that Egypt will start supplying the Palestinian Rafah area with necessary power at two stages.

  • Sorour: Egypt not to abandon Arab, Muslim identity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 16 2:21 PM
    Replying to the inquiries of the citizens on the website of the ruling National Democratic Party, Egypt's Speaker of the People's Assembly Ahmed Fathi Sorour said that Egypt can never abandon its Arab and Muslim identity.

  • etisalat eyes international licence in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 16 2:52 PM
    Dubai: The etisalat-led consortium, which recently won the third mobile licence in Egypt, is currently in negotiations with the Egyptian National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to obtain an international telecommunication service licence, a top etisalat official said.

  • Telecom Egypt reports US$192 million profit 1H06 Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Aug 16 11:25 AM
    Telecom Egypt, the largest fixed- line telco in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced that first-half profit rose 7% on subscriber growth. Net income grew to Egyptian Pounds (EGP) 1.1 billion (US$191.5 million), from EGP1 billion pounds a year earlier.

  • Cairo: Iran and Egypt call for Lebanon truce to be respected Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Aug 16 9:40 AM
    Iran and Egypt called on Sunday for a UN-backed truce between Israel and the Shiite Islamic group Hezbollah to be respected, hours before the ceasefire agreement secured by UN chief Kofi Annan is to come into effect.

  • Egypt to Supply South Gaza Electricity Needs Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 16 9:27 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) As of next week, according to Palestinian Authority sources, Egypt is to begin the process of laying down the infrastructure so that it can supply the southern part of Gaza with electricity.

  • Egypt laureate in intensive care Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 15 9:43 AM
    Egypt's Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz is in intensive care at a hospital in Cairo.

  • Egypt's Raya Holding 1H Profit Plummets 95% To EGP500,000 Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 1:48 AM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Raya Holding For Technology & Communications said Wednesday that net profit for the first half plummeted 95% to 500,000 Egyptian pounds ($900,000) from EGP10.6 million a year earlier.

  • Egypt's Nobel winner for literature, moved to intensive care Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 15 7:23 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz has been moved to intensive care at a Cairo hospital, an official said Tuesday, describing his condition as "unstable." Mahfouz, 94,...

  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt's Nobel winner for literature, moved to intensive care Open this result in new window
    Jam! Showbiz - Aug 15 9:14 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's Nobel winner for literature Naguib Mahfouz has been moved to intensive care at a Cairo hospital where an official on Tuesday described his condition as "unstable."

  • Quick hits: Egypt buys wheat Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Aug 14 10:53 PM
    Egypt said Monday it bought 110,000 metric tons of U.S. and Canadian wheat for shipment in the first two weeks of September. Egypt's main state buyer of wheat, the General Authority for Supply Commodities, bought 55,000 tons of U.S. soft red winter wheat from Perdue at $141.45 a ton. The GASC also bought 55,000 tons of Canadian soft red wheat from Cargill Inc. at $139.5 per ton.

  • egypt: Jamaa Islamiya denies joining Al-Qaeda Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Aug 15 9:37 AM
    Egypts Jamaa Islamiya militant group last week denied a claim by Al-Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri that it had joined the global network. Jamaa Islamiya in Egypt denies joining Al-Qaeda as stated by Ayman al-Zawahiri, the group said in a statement on its website.

  • CA announces Giza Systems and OMS as new Enterprise Service Providers partners in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 15 3:44 AM
    CA (NYSE: CA), one of the world's largest IT management software companies today announced Giza Systems and OMS as its first two newly appointed Enterprise Service Providers (ESP) partners for the recently launched business model for CA presence in Egypt.

  • Telecom Egypt announces HY 2006 results Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 15 1:29 AM
    Telecom Egypt (TE) (Ticker: ETEL.CA; TEEG.LN), today announced its standalone financial results for the six months ended 30 June, 2006.

  • Washington Group Gets Egypt Contract Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 16 8:30 AM
    Washington Group International Inc., a provider of engineering and construction services, on Wednesday said it won a one-year contract from the Egyptian government to provide minor construction and maintenance at the country's military bases.

  • Egypt's celebrated writer Mahfuz in intensive care Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 15 10:15 AM
    World renowned Egyptian writer and Nobel literature prize winner Naguib Mahfuz has been moved to the intensive care unit of a hospital where he was admitted last week, an official there said.

  • Egypt Kuwait Holding 1H Profit Up 9% To $19.57 Mln Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 15 5:19 AM
    BEIRUT (Zawya Dow Jones)-- Egypt Kuwait Holding Co. Egypt Kuwait Holding Co. , or EK Holding, said Tuesday that its net profit increased 9% to $19.57 million in the first half, from $17.98 million a year earlier.

  • CA announces Giza Systems and OMS as new Enterprise Service Providers partners in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 15 5:03 AM
    Dubai, UAE August 15, 2006: CA CA (NYSE: CA CA ), one of the world's largest IT management software companies today announced Giza Systems and OMS as its first two newly appointed Enterprise Service Providers (ESP) partners for the recently launched business model for CA CA presence in Egypt.

  • Telecom Egypt H1 sales, profit rise on customer growth Open this result in new window
    Telecom.paper - Aug 15 2:20 AM
    (TP) Telecom Egypt had a revenue up 9 percent to EGP 4.37 billion in the first half, compared to 4.03 billion in the year-earlier period, as it increased...

  • Etisalat gears for Egypt launch Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 14 9:31 PM
    The Etisalat consortium which won a bid for Egypt's third mobile network licence will begin operations towards the end of Q1 2007, Gulf News reported. A spokesperson told the daily a contract would be signed on 21 August. The third licence includes a right to run both 2G and 3G networks.

  • Horton makes late charge Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - 13 minutes ago
    NEW EGYPT -- Other drivers have found out the hard way that once Jimmy Horton is on a roll, he's extremely hard to hold off. So it was Saturday night at New Egypt Speedway when he caught Sam Martz on the last lap of the 30-lap modified feature that shared top billing with the URC sprint cars.

  • Orascom H1 profit up 178% Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 45 minutes ago
    Egypt-based Orascom Hotels and Development posted a 178% increase in profit for H1 2006 to $22m, news agencies reported. The company lost out to Emaar Propeties in a bid to buy a 7-km strip of prime coastal real estate on Egypt's Mediteranean coast last month.

  • Etisalat international licence bid Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 44 minutes ago
    An Etisalat consortium, which recently paid $2.9bn for Egypt's third mobile phone licence, will also tender for an international telecomminication service licence from the Egyptian governement, Chairman Mohammad Omran told Gulf News. The tender will take place in Q4 2006, and is likely to attract international and regional players.

  • Ghana/Egypt: An Interview With Al Ahly's Assistant Coach Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 16 1:42 PM
    AL AHLY, the Egyptian champions, on Sunday held Ghana's Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a goalless draw at the Len Clay Sports Stadium in their third week tie of the MTN CAF champion's league.

  • Egypt: Months of Harassment Force Coptic Blogger to Censor Herself Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 12:25 PM
    Reporters Without Borders has condemned the months of harassment by the authorities in Qina (near Luxor, in central Egypt) that forced Hala Helmy Botros to close down her blog, Aqbat Bela Hodood (Copts Without Borders, http://halaelmasry.blogspot.com/ ), about the persecution of the Christian Coptic minority and to stop writing on this subject for other websites.

  • Washington Group International to Provide Construction, O&M Services in Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 16 8:00 AM
    Washington Group International announced today it has been selected to provide minor construction, infrastructure repairs, and operations and maintenance work at Egyptian government military bases and installations.

  • The Well Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 16 9:05 AM
    Apache Corp. completed the sale of its 24.5 percent interest in China's producing Zhao Dong block to Australia-based Roc Oil Co. Ltd. for $260 million. Houston-based Apache has operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, the North Sea, Egypt, Australia and Argentina.

  • Ghana/Egypt: Al Ahly Hold Kotoko Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 1:43 PM
    THE OBUASI Len Clay stadium yesterday witnessed one of its finest games ever when two of the continent's most respected clubs, Al Ahly of Egypt and Kumasi Asante Kotoko met.

  • Abul Gheit: Disarming Hizbullah is a domestic Lebanese affair Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 16 2:24 PM
    Egypt has stressed the importance of Israel's withdrawal from the lands it has occupied in Lebanon immediately. It called on the United Nations and the parties taking part in the international troops to dispatch these troops as soon as possible to Lebanon.

  • Egypt: Two Ordered Back To Jail Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 16 9:24 AM
    Two senior members of the Egyptian Islamist group the Muslim Brotherhood were ordered back to jail for 15 days by a Cairo court Aug. 16, two days after a lower court ordered their release.

  • Washington Group gets Egypt contract Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Aug 16 9:05 AM
    If all four one-year options are exercised, the company said, the contract may be worth up to $100 million over five years. Washington Group shares rose 51 cents to $58.75 in recent trading on the Nasdaq.

  • Washington Group gets Egypt contract Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Aug 16 8:35 AM
    Financial terms of the contract, which has four one-year options, were not disclosed. Washington Group shares rose 27 cents to $58.51 in recent trading on the Nasdaq.

  • Egypt's Mubarak discusses Lebanon issues with Italian FM Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 15 5:55 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Tuesday held talks with visiting Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema on the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • Cecil Austin Tate - Jonesboro Open this result in new window
    Northeast Arkansas Town Crier - Aug 16 6:03 PM
    Cecil Austin Tate of Jonesboro died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006. He was born Sept. 19, 1934. He was a retired farmer, as well as a tool and die maker at Colson Caster Company. He resided in the Cash-Egypt Community until he retired from farming.

  • Resource upgrade at Centamin's Sukari Open this result in new window
    ShareCast via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - Aug 16 5:05 AM
    Gold exploration group Centamin Egypt edged ahead today after the firm announced a resource upgrade at its Sukari gold project.

  • Union Township Board of Trustees, Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Aug 16 3:30 AM
    7:30 p.m., Union Township Fire Station, Egypt Pike and Cattail Road. Zane Trace Board of Education, 6:30 p.m., media center. Ross County Board of Health, 4:30 p.m., administrative conference room, Ross County Service Center, 475 Western Ave.

  • Gushing gas in arid desert fuels cash flow for Egypt and Apache Open this result in new window
    BizJournals - Aug 13 9:49 PM
    A remote and desolate corner of Egypt's Western Desert is turning out to be a valuable asset for both Egypt and Apache Corp.

  • Bird flu: sixth Egyptian dies Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Aug 16 6:42 AM
    A 75-year-old woman has become the sixth person to die of bird flu in Egypt, an official for the World Health Organisation has said. John Jabbour said the woman was from Minya in southern Egypt. She had been in contact with infected poultry.

  • 2 Mideast telecoms post profit rise Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 15 8:43 AM
    Telecom Egypt, the largest fixed- line telephone company in the Middle East and North Africa, said Tuesday that first-half profit rose 7 percent on subscriber growth.

  • What Are We Fighting For? Not Democracy Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 22 minutes ago
    The Bush administration is again shifting the justification for the United States' presence in Iraq.It's been a long and rocky road. First, we had to wage a preemptive war to remove Saddam Hussein as threat to the world with his weapons of mass destruction. #160;After we blew through that rotten door, we battled quot;remnantsquot; of an old regime, local militias, foreign fighters, enemies of

  • Egypt Praises Hizbullah Terrorist Guerillas Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 14 5:27 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt's foreign minister has praised Hizbullah terrorist guerillas and blamed Israel for the escalating of the war following the attack on northern Israel July 12 and the kidnapping of two IDF soldiers.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Aug 16 2:25 AM
    CAIRO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Arab foreign ministers will meet at Arab League headquarters in Egypt on Sunday for talks on Lebanon after a U.N.-brokered truce ended more than a month of fighting, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • SCIENCE NEWS AND EVENTS Open this result in new window
    The Oregonian - Aug 16 12:06 AM
    discoveries at cemetery Miroslav Barta, an Egyptologist with the Czech Institute of Egyptology in Prague, will speak next week about recent discoveries at the Abusir pyramid cemetery in Egypt.

  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Aug 16 7:48 AM
    In an effort to improve efficient usage of water and sustainable development in agricultural activities, Egypt's ministry of water resources and irrigation is encouraging private sector involvement in irrigation activities in the western delta.

  • Muslim Myopia Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    Whatever their imperial urges, it is not for Tony Blair or George W. Bush to restore Islams better angels. That duty and glory goes to Muslims.

  • Cast & Characters Open this result in new window
    MI6 - Aug 16 6:02 AM
    Locations Japan; Cairo, Egypt; South America; South Africa; Dover, UK; Amsterdam, Holland; Los Angeles, USA; Nevada, USA; Las Vegas, USA; Baja, California; USA.

  • Arab bourses advance, paced by Egypts Case Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 14 3:33 AM
    LONDON: Egypts Case 30 Index advanced, paced by cigarette maker Eastern Co. Measures in Saudi Arabia and Jordan also rose, led by Al Rajhi Bank and Arab Bank Plc.

  • Midwest native at home in the Middle East Open this result in new window
    Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 16 6:48 AM
    It was a coffee table book about ancient Egypt that sparked a young Marilyn Raschkas interest in the Middle East - an interest that resulted in 25 years spent living in the region, primarily Lebanon.

  • The Jill Carroll Story Part 4 : A mother as suicide Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Exhausted, Jim Carroll walked the streets of Washington, headed back to his hotel. He'd hardly eaten all day, so he ducked into a bar for dinner. He hadn't been there long when his cellphone rang. It was the FBI. They wanted to know the family's decision.

  • Agenda Open this result in new window
    Chillicothe Gazette - Aug 16 4:39 AM
    Union Township Board of Trustees,7:30 p.m., Union Township Fire Station, Egypt Pike and Cattail Road.

  • Amreyah Cement 1H Profit EGP65.5 Mln Vs EGP7.8 Mln 05 Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 6:04 AM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Amreyah Cement Co. Amreyah Cement Co. said Wednesday that its first half profit soared more than seven times to 65.5 million Egyptian pounds ($11.4 million), from EGP7.8 million a year ago.

  • Egypt, Iran urges for immediate ceasefire in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 13 5:25 PM
    Egypt and Iran called on Sunday afternoon for the full implementation of UN Security Council resolution on Lebanon and highlighted the importance of an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of Israeli troops there without any delay.

  • Lebanon sends national army to patrol south Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    The Israeli Army reported that it had started to hand over positions in Lebanon to UN troops.

  • Arab League To Discuss Lebanon On Sunday Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 16 3:57 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Arab foreign ministers will meet in Egypt on Sunday at an Arab League meeting to discuss the United Nations truce in Lebanon. A spokesman for the Arab League said the ministers will bring up the possibility of holding an emergency meeting on the situation.

  • Thai kids to get low-cost laptops Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 2:48 PM
    The ambitious project to provide low-cost laptop computers to poor children around the world is about to take a small step forward. More than 500 children in Thailand are expected to receive the machines in October and November for quality testing and debugging.

  • EFG-Hermes EFG-Hermes EFG-Hermes EFG-Hermes Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 1:49 AM
    Holding SA (HRHO.CI), one of Egypt's largest investment banks, Tuesday said its first-half net profit surged from the same period a year earlier, on the back of growth across its operations.

  • Peres Delivers Remarks to U.N. Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 16 12:34 PM
    Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres delivers remarks on the Mideast conflict to the United Nations.

  • Responding to George Will's Realism Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 1:45 PM
    George Will is one of the outstanding columnists of our time, and he has significantly shaped conservatism (including my own) over the years.

  • CA boosts Egyptian enterprise partner base Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Aug 15 10:25 PM
    IT management software behemoth CA has boosted its channel in Egypt with the appointment of Giza Systems and OMS as its first two in-country enterprise service provider (ESP) partners.

  • Jewish-Arab orchestra to play in Turkey despite Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 11:17 AM
    An orchestra bringing together young Jewish and Arab musicians was to play in Istanbul, its conductor Daniel Barenboim said, despite the absence of some members because of violence in the Middle East.

  • Writer Mahfouz Moved to Intensive Care Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 15 4:34 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz has been moved to intensive care at a Cairo hospital, an official said Tuesday, describing his condition as "unstable."

  • 3-day sweep secures Baghdad neighborhood Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 11:04 AM
    The nightlife is zero and most shops are shut, but U.S. and Iraqi forces said Wednesday that a three-day security sweep has cleaned up at least for now a mostly Sunni neighborhood in west Baghdad, notorious for kidnappings, murders and bombings.

  • Pressure on Egypt to Curtail Relations with Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 13 4:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Public pressure in Egypt, particularly from groups opposed to President Hosni Mubarak, has been intensifying to persuade the Egyptian government to curtail formal relations with Israel.

  • Writer Mahfouz Moved to Intensive Care Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 15 2:33 PM
    By MAGGIE MICHAEL CAIRO, Egypt - Nobel

  • Executed British, Commonwealth WWI soldiers could be pardoned Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 7:55 AM
    More than 300 British and Commonwealth soldiers executed for cowardice and desertion in World War I could be pardoned, the government has announced, ending a lengthy campaign by their families.

  • Diplomats to negotiate release Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Aug 15 12:08 PM
    New Zealand diplomats from embassies in Egypt and Turkey are heading for Gaza City to try to help free the kidnapped New Zealand cameraman. Olaf Wiig, husband of TVNZ correspondent Anita McNaught, was seized by masked men, along with American journalist Steve Centanni.

  • In western Iraq, insurgency is gaining Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 6:47 AM
    In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaida is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise, and there is little sign of progress in persuading the population to support the national government. U.S. commanders acknowledge they are locked in struggle with insurgents for the allegiance of Iraq's youth.

  • How to get the best deal for your home Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Aug 16 5:53 AM
    Catalogues and giant anchor tenants in malls dominate the housewares industry, but while their purchasing power can mean lower prices on some items, most national retailers are locked into a rigid pricing structure, which means no haggling.

  • Entr'acte: Using music to reach across a gaping divide Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 16 9:58 AM
    The idea was simple: If young Israeli and Arab musicians could play together in an orchestra, they could demonstrate that communication, cooperation and coexistence were possible between peoples who have been at loggerheads for over half a century.

  • Iran's FM in Egypt for talks Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 13 7:25 AM
    Egypt - Iran - Mottaki Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in Iskandariyah, Egypt, Saturday night to hold talks with senior Egyptian officials.

  • Thai Kids to Get Low-Cost Laptops Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 16 3:14 PM
    More Than 500 Children in Thailand to Test Low-Coast Laptop Computers

  • Israel's debacle, courtesy of Bush Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    With U.S. support, Israeli unilateralism was unfurled. The nation's security has never been so endangered, or its moral authority so tarnished.

  • Hizbullah doesn't speak for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Aug 16 2:35 PM
    The assumption that most Lebanese identify with Hizbullah draws from preexisting stereotypes of the Middle East.

  • As U.S. focuses on Baghdad, al-Qaeda gains strength in Sunni heartland Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 16 2:27 AM
    In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaeda is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise and there is little sign of progress in persuading the population to support the national government.

  • Al-Qaida gains strength in Sunni heartland Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 2:08 AM
    In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaida is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise and there is little sign of progress in convincing the population to support the national government.

  • Hizbullah doesn't speak for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 1:00 AM
    Ignorance is bliss. But you can only be content with what you have until you get a glimpse of something better, or until you are struck by a harsh reality that makes it impossible to continue living comfortably with the knowledge you now possess.

  • 'Blame war' looms for Israel leaders Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 16 9:26 AM
    Leaders face questions over conduct of Lebanon conflict, says Jonathan Marcus.

  • Abbas may aid release of Kiwi, American Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 16 6:25 PM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his administration will do everything it can to secure the release of a kidnapped New Zealand cameraman and US reporter.

  • Cost of water shortage: civil unrest, economic collapse Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    Water: Analysts see widespread conflicts by 2015 but pin hopes on technology and better management.

  • Israel to cede positions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 15 11:04 PM
    Israeli forces prepared to make way for U.N. peacekeepers in some parts of south Lebanon and withdraw more troops on Wednesday as a truce with Hizbollah guerrillas entered its third day.

  • Is an Arab revolution on the agenda? Open this result in new window
    Socialist Worker - Aug 15 11:06 AM
    The Arab people now consider Hizbollah to be heroes because they are confronting the enemy [Israel] and protecting their land... Even if Hizbollah were destroyed, another Hizbollah would emerge within a year or two somewhere else - maybe in Jordan, in Syria, in Egypt or in Iraq.

  • Foreign fighters swell Taleban's ranks Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 16 3:43 PM
    HIGHLY trained foreign fighters are pouring back into Afghanistan across the Pakistani border to take on British and other Nato troops, military sources have told The Times.

  • CA appoints Egyptian ESP partners Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 15 4:44 AM
    Computer Associates has appointed Giza Systems and OMS as its enterprise service partners in Egypt for its recently introduced business model. Under the agreement, both companies will sell and service CA's solutions to midsize and enterprise customers.

  • New Egyptian Proposal for Release of IDF Soldier Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 15 11:42 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egyptian negotiators have formulated a new proposal for the release of IDF Corporal Gilad Shalit, who was taken prisoner by Hamas terrorists on June 25th at the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza and Egypt.

  • The venomous media voices who think no Muslim is worth talking to Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    One could almost feel sorry for them. A minister like Ruth Kelly is wrenched from her bucket-and spade holiday on a rainy British beach with the kids to launch yet another push to "engage" with Muslims and to step up efforts to "tackle" extremism.

  • Larger Than Life Open this result in new window
    Manila Bulletin - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    I just love the outdoors. Hiking, mountain climbing, diving, biking, rappeling, you name it, Ive tried it. Theres so much that the world has to offer and Im humbled by the many beautiful things that I see.

  • Draw for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2006 to be held in Marseilles on 27 August Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 16 4:25 PM
    Zurich, 15 August 2006 - FIFA is pleased to announce that the draw for the second FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will take place at the Hotel Sofitel Palm Beach, 200 Corniche J.F Kennedy, 13007 Marseilles (France) on Sunday, 27 August 2006 at 21.00 CET.

  • In Western Iraq, Insurgency Is Gaining Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 16 7:04 AM
    HADITHA, Iraq -- In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaida is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise, and there is little sign of progress in persuading the population to support the national government.

  • Husband alleges wife of buying kid Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Aug 16 6:18 PM
    DOHA A Qatari husband has taken his wife to court alleging that she bought a 15-day-old baby boy, in Lebanon for $10,000 and is claiming it to be her own son.

  • Thai Kids to Get Low-Cost Laptops Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 16 2:48 PM
    The ambitious project to provide low-cost laptop computers to poor children around the world is about to take a small step forward.

  • Authorities Dig For Dynamite In Lower Providence Open this result in new window
    NBC 10 Philadelphia - Aug 16 3:45 PM
    Authorities are looking for dynamite in a Montgomery County neighborhood that a man claims he buried 14 years ago.

  • The coming earthquake Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - Aug 16 9:57 AM
    Having failed on the battlefield, Israelis question their leadership and their national direction.

  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Twenty-six Pinelands municipalities either have ordinances to issue fines and penalties against illegal off-road vehicle (ORV) riding or are currently reviewing draft language to implement an ordinance.

  • Wayne Co. Historical Museum Offers Egyptian Exhibit Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Aug 16 2:10 PM
    RICHMOND, Indiana -- The people of Richmond, Ind., are preparing for a big birthday bash this weekend as the city is marking its 200th birthday. There will be parades, tours and special art exhibits planned to celebrate the bicentennial celebration.

  • Estonia's Hunt renews world record at Beijing junior worlds Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 16 5:40 PM
    Estonia's Margus Hunt renewed his own world record in the IAAF World Junior Championships Wednesday in Beijing when he threw 66.68 meters in the men's discus throw.

  • The Style Incentive Open this result in new window
    Potentials Magazine - 23 minutes ago
    The right apparel can empower an employee to feel better and perform better at work. Here are some eye-catching apparel incentive choices, along with valuable insight into the evolution of office attire.

  • Filmmaker looks for reality in "Exodus" Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Aug 16 2:35 PM
    In the middle of a serious conversation about a sacred subject, Simcha Jacobovici ventured a lighthearted apology to the star of "Raiders of the Lost Ark": "Sorry, Harrison Ford. You looked for it, I found it!" Jacobovici was talking about the biblical Ark of the Covenant, containing two stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. Jacobovici, a filmmaker with Indiana Jones flair, has spent

  • ZAMAN DAILY NEWSPAPER (2006081735703) Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 16 2:16 PM
    How do U.S. foreign policymaking decisions get made, how do American leaders define U.S. interests in the Middle East, and how important is the pro-Israel lobby in that process?

  • Saudi FM meets Chinese Mideast envoy Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 16 5:30 PM
    Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal met on Wednesday in Jedda with visiting Chinese Mideast envoy Sun Bigan on bilateral ties and the implementation of a UN resolution on ceasefire in Lebanon.

  • C. David Welch - Middle East Update 15 Aug., 2006 Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Aug 16 4:50 PM
    MODERATOR: Good morning. Welcome to the Foreign Press Center. We're happy today to have with us David Welch, the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs in the Department of State, to do a Middle East update.