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  • Egypt to play Lebanon Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 17 6:09 AM
    Egypt agree to play Lebanon in a fund-rainsing international friendly.

  • Egypt to play Lebanon in fund-raiser Open this result in new window
    The Age - Aug 17 3:08 PM
    Egypt are to play a friendly international against Lebanon to raise money for victims of the conflict between Israel and Hizbollah, the Egypt Football Association said on Thursday.

  • Heavy metal tests mettle again in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Vancouver Province - Aug 17 8:57 AM
    Mohammed Azzam, second left, and Mohammed Saad, right, two pioneers of Egypt's heavy metal scene, pose with unidentified band members and fans at a recent concert on the outskirts of Cairo.

  • Egypt: Water Management Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 17 2:34 AM
    17 August 2006 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.

  • Reserve Soldiers Catch Infiltrator at Israel-Egypt Border Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 16 11:42 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Reserve soldiers apprehended an infiltrator last night at the Israel-Egypt border. The infiltrator, who was of Sudanese origin, is being interrogated by the security forces.

  • Egypt's Orascom Hotels 1H Net EGP127.4M Vs EGP45.9M Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 10:49 PM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Orascom Hotels and Development Orascom Hotels and Development said Wednesday net profit for the first six months of the year more than doubled, largely due to revenue from land sales.

  • etisalat eyes international license in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 9:48 PM
    17 August 2006 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.

  • 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.

  • Web-Based System Finds Missing Foreign Students Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 17 4:04 PM
    All Things Considered , August 17, 2006 When five foreign students from Egypt didn't show up for a month-long course at a Montana university, a web-based tracking system went into action.

  • 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.

  • More misery at NES for Martz Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - 17 minutes ago
    NEW EGYPT -- There are de grees of disappointment in auto racing, but none so large as leading a race and then losing it. Sam Martz of Somerville has gone through that experience twice in the past week.

  • Stahl helps O's get even Open this result in new window
    The Express-Times - 31 minutes ago
    EGYPT | Dan Stahl made his final game of the season with the Starters Orioles a memorable one Thursday night.

  • New System Finds Missing Foreign Students Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 17 3:14 PM
    When 11 foreign students from Egypt didn't show up for a month-long course at Montana University, the tracking system installed in U.S. universities after Sept. 11 went into action.

  • For Majority of Arabs, Hezbollah Won Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 17 2:19 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Babies have been named "Hezbollah" and "Nasrallah." Even some die-hard secularists are praising the Shiite fundamentalist militia in the wake of its cease-fire with Israel -- saying its fighters restored their feelings of honor and dignity.

  • Wheat Biz, Bird Flu Headline Markets Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Aug 17 8:18 AM
    CHICAGO - Aug 17/06 - SNS -- International agriculture commodity markets remain relatively quiet, though Egypt and India remain active in wheat markets.

  • 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,...

  • In Sight/Arts'Glory of Persia' builds up historical picture of region Open this result in new window
    Asahi.com - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Visitors to "The Glory of Persia," a new exhibition that has started its five-stop tour of Japan at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, may find the jumble of symbols and images strangely familiar from other contexts--an early Christian cross, a pre-Hitler swastika, even a figure similar to Egypt's iconic sphinx.

  • 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."

  • Local Digest Open this result in new window
    The Gilroy Dispatch - Aug 17 1:56 PM
    Gilroy - Return to Egypt as John Bisceglie presents his latest musical adventure. This sequel to "Totally Rockin' Temple of Boom" will once again allow you to discover an elaborate Egyptian temple, built inside a 10,000-square-foot warehouse.

  • 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.

  • Egyptian Nobel laureate restores consciousness, still in critical condition Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 17 4:36 PM
    Egyptian Nobel prize winner for literature and famed novelist Naguib Mahfouz restored a little of his consciousness, but was still under a critical condition, Egypt 's top-selling daily al-Ahram reported on Thursday.

  • Egypt invites international bids for oil and gas exploration Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 17 2:05 AM
    Nicosia, Aug 17 (ANI): The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has opened on August 10 the International Bid Round-1 for six exploration blocks in the Gulf of Suez and the Western Desert.

  • Get ready to walk with the Egyptians Open this result in new window
    Port Macquarie News - Aug 17 4:35 PM
    IN the fifth century BC, Herodotus wrote of Egypt that "nowhere are there so many marvellous things". Now, some of those wondrous items or in some cases replicas of them are here in Port Macquarie.

  • 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.

  • Mubarak urges Iran to help war-battered nation Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Aug 17 7:41 AM
    CAIRO, August 17 -- Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has told the visiting Iranian foreign minister that his government should help in world efforts to bring stability back to war-battered Lebanon, Egyptian official media reported yesterday.

  • 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.

  • Art Listings Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 33 minutes ago
    Selective listings from art critics of The New York Times.

  • 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.

  • Menendez has more $$ and N.J. has more Dems Open this result in new window
    The Jersey Journal - Aug 17 4:25 AM
    In ancient Egypt, star-gazers observed a constellation shaped like a dog. Because it was only visible in August, these days became known as "the dog days of August."

  • 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...

  • U.N. Aide Says a Lebanon Peace Force Can Deploy in 10 Days Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    France made a disappointing offer of support, but a top official said the United Nations was on track to meet its goal.

  • U.N. gets 3,500 troops for Mideast force Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    The United Nations got pledges Thursday of 3,500 troops for an expanded U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, but it was unclear whether the soldiers represented the right mix of countries and units and could deploy very quickly.

  • 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.

  • A quiz for whiz Open this result in new window
    News Today - Aug 17 3:59 AM
    What is so special about the colour International Orange? Why the Mummies in Egypt are called so? Which is the first programme in BBC to be licensed out?

  • Plagued by No Doubts, a Filmmaking Detective Turns to the Exodus Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 17 12:52 PM
    Simcha an Emmy-winning documentary maker, directed, produced and narrated ?Exodus Decoded,? based on six years of research and three years of filmmaking.

  • Horton makes late charge Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - Aug 16 9:31 PM
    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.

  • CA boosts technical knowledge of partners Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Aug 17 2:25 AM
    Management software giant CA has successfully conducted a series of channel training events in Dubai and Egypt during the last three months. The training sessions equipped partners with in-depth technical knowledge of a wide range of CA solutions.

  • Show eyes Exodus evidence Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Aug 17 2:11 AM
    Moses leading the Israelites in flight from Egypt to the Holy Land - that dramatic tale is a cornerstone of Judaism, and plays a key role in Christian and Islamic traditions. But does ancient archaeology support the biblical story of the Exodus?

  • Orascom H1 profit up 178% Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 16 8:59 PM
    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.

  • Carter Criticizes Israel Over Lebanese Bombing Open this result in new window
    About.com - Aug 17 1:52 AM
    The architect of the 27-year-old peace treaty between Israel and Egypt -- former President Carter -- criticizes both Israel and the US government in an interview with Spiegel (emphasis added): [T]he...

  • Celebrated Egyptian writer's condition improves Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 12:10 PM
    The condition of world renowned Egyptian writer and Nobel literature prize winner Nagib Mahfuz has improved slightly, medics said just days after he was put in intensive care.

  • :::- ARAB TIMES -::: Open this result in new window
    Arab Times - Aug 16 11:41 PM
    CAIRO (KUNA): A number of prominent Egyptian journalists stressed the importance of the upcoming visit by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Egypt next Monday and his meeting with President Hosni Mubarak.

  • Etisalat international licence bid Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 16 9:00 PM
    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.

  • PRB 2006 World Population Data Sheet: International Migration Is Reshaping United States, Global Economy Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 7:01 AM
    Each year, nearly 3 million migrants move from poor countries to wealthier ones. Increasingly, however, more of this migration occurs between developing countries, such as that occurring from Bangladesh to India, or from India, Egypt, and Yemen to the Persian Gulf States.

  • Plagued by No Doubts, a Filmmaking Detective Turns to the Exodus Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 17 12:32 PM
    In ?The Exodus Decoded,? to be broadcast on the History Channel, Simcha Jacobovici presents what he calls evidence of the historical accuracy of the biblical tale of Exodus.

  • Lebanon to receive 'urgent' assistance with massive oil spill Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 12:08 PM
    International experts promised Lebanon immediate help in cleaning up a massive Mediterranean oil spill caused by Israeli bombing of a power plant, but said the scale of the environmental threat remained unknown.

  • 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.

  • Lebanon Starts To Regain Control Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    The Beirut airport has reopened on a limited basis, while Lebanese troops have deployed south of the Litani River in Hezbollah territory. Meanwhile, Israel's defense minister is under fire for his handling of the war.

  • 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.

  • Sinai Cement 1H 06 Profit EGP147M Vs EGP66.5M 1H 05 Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 16 10:49 PM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's Sinai Cement Co. Sinai Cement Co. said Wednesday that profit for the first half more than doubled to 147 million Egyptian pounds ($25.6 million), from EGP66.5 million a year ago.

  • 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.

  • The willful myopia of Muslim elites Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 17 8:20 AM
    Whatever their imperial urges, it is not for Tony Blair or George W. Bush to restore Islam's better angels. That duty - and glory - goes to Muslims.

  • 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.

  • Lebanon to receive 'urgent' assistance with massive oil spill Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 7:47 AM
    International experts have promised Lebanon immediate assistance cleaning up a massive Mediterranean oil spill caused by the recent conflict, slated to cost over 50 million euros (64 million dollars).

  • First commercial flight lands in Beirut Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 6:50 AM
    A Middle East Airlines passenger jet flew into Beirut airport from Jordan on Thursday as officials partially lifted a 36-day Israeli air blockade.

  • $100 laptops to debut with Thai kids Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 17 7:38 AM
    (AP) -- 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.

  • 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.

  • 1st commercial air flight lands in Beirut Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 3:49 AM
    A Middle East Airlines passenger jet flew into Beirut airport from Jordan on Thursday, despite a 36-day Israeli air blockade remaining in effect.

  • A new generation of jihad seekers Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Aug 17 3:41 PM
    Terrorism experts say young radicals working in Al Qaeda's shadow are an emerging threat.

  • 1st commercial flight lands in Beirut Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 17 3:40 AM
    A Middle East Airlines passenger jet flew into Beirut airport from Jordan on Thursday as officials partially lifted a 36-day Israeli air blockade. It was the first commercial aircraft to fly to Rafik Hariri International Airport since July 13, when Israeli warplanes and gunboats punched holes in the three runways of the country's only international air facility.

  • Circumcising Adult Men May Slow the Spread of AIDS (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 17 2:48 PM
    Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Health officials say they may recommend widespread circumcision of adult men as a way to slow the spread of AIDS, a disease that killed 2 million people in Africa last year.

  • 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.

  • Hostage: The Jill Carroll Story Part 4 : A mother as suicide bomber Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 2:00 AM
    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.

  • 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.

  • 5 nations pledge 4,000 troops for U.N. force in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    _ Five U.N. member states pledged some 4,000 troops for deployment in Lebanon as part of an expanded U.N. force, during an informal meeting Thursday in New York.

  • For Majority of Arabs, Hezbollah Won Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 17 2:33 AM
    For Majority of Arabs, Hezbollah Won, Israeli Army No Longer Unbeatable

  • 'Material Girls' Open this result in new window
    Calendarlive.com - 36 minutes ago
    Brain-numbing movies in August are as common as the hum of cicadas and tropical humidity. And, like both of those things, they can put you right to sleep.

  • Peacekeeper deployment in the balance Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 17 6:12 PM
    Plan to send UN peacekeeping troops to Lebanon within days uncertain after France said it would send only a token force.

  • What Are We Fighting For? Not Democracy Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 16 9:22 PM
    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.

  • Cairo's Heavy Metal Scene Thrives, Thrashes, Poses Open this result in new window
    Gridskipper - Aug 17 1:25 PM
    According to a widely-picked up AP report, heavy metal in Cairo is staging a comeback after a 1997 government roundup of metal heads by the authorities. The government accused them of satanism,...

  • 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.

  • Guild Wars: Nightfall Trailer Open this result in new window
    Kotaku - Aug 17 1:15 PM
    Perhaps the most interesting thing about this cinematic trailer for the upcoming Guild Wars expansion pack, Nightfall is the windmill at the end, which looks the milliner architecture that might well...

  • UPDATE: Explosives Dig Scrapped Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Aug 17 4:09 PM
    Authorities were back digging for dynamite behind a house in Lower Providence, Montgomery County Thursday.

  • 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.

  • First Commercial Flight Lands in Beirut Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 17 7:03 AM
    First Commercial Flight Arrives at Beirut Airport, Signaling End of Israel's Blockade

  • 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.

  • Washington gets back at Moscow for Caracas Open this result in new window
    Bangkok Post - Aug 17 6:15 PM
    The sanctions imposed by the US State Department on two Russian companies, Rosoboronexport and Sukhoi, for cooperating with Iran have nothing to do with such cooperation. Military analysts maintain that this is only a pretext not borne out by the facts.