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  • Abaza: Egypt strategy based on strong ties with Nile Basin countries Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 18 4:07 PM
    Egyptian Agriculture Minister Amin Abaza said Egypt's agricultural strategy hinges on promoting ties binding Egypt with other Nile Basin countries.

  • Egypt's top Islamic cleric demands jail time for editor over Prophet cartoons Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 18 11:59 AM
    Egypt's top Islamic leader on Friday called for the editor of Jyllands-Posten, the Danish daily that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, to be imprisoned and for his newspaper to be closed down. "The satirical drawings of the Prophet Mohammad are one of the most serious crimes ever committed.

  • Fears of bomb aboard lead to emergency landing for London to Egypt flight Open this result in new window
    KESQ - Aug 18 8:06 AM
    ROME (AP) - A British plane bound for the Mideast has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard. Italian air traffic officials say the plane belongs to an airline called Excel. It was heading to Egypt from Gatwick Airport in London.

  • Hawkins to tour Egypt, Libya Open this result in new window
    The Troy Messenger - Aug 18 12:22 AM
    A delegation of Troy University officials led by Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. will leave on Monday for a tour of Egypt that will make a side trip into Libya.

  • 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.

  • Plane diverted to Italy; passengers safe Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 8:00 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. All 280 passengers were safe and had exited the plane, state police at the airport said.

  • Sick bag note causes UK airliner bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 8:46 AM
    A bomb threat scrawled on a sick bag caused a British passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy on Friday, but police said it appeared to be a false alarm.

  • Plane lands in Italy after bomb report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 7:39 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. All passengers disembarked and were safe, state police at the airport said.

  • British plane diverted to Italy after bomb scare Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 18 7:52 AM
    ROME, Italy (AP) -- A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said.

  • Bomb Scare Diverts British Jet Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 18 3:21 PM
    The Excel Airways 767 was on its way to Egypt when it made an emergency landing in Brindisi, Italy, accompanied by an Italian F-16 fighter. No bomb was found.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-18 19:34 GMT: Egypt-bound UK plane lands in Italy after bomb scare; no bomb found UPDATE Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 18 12:00 PM
    (Updates to add no bomb found onboard plane)

  • 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.

  • Fears of bomb aboard lead to emergency landing for London to Egypt flight Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Aug 18 8:20 AM
    ROME -- A British plane bound for the Mideast has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard. Italian investigators say a handwritten note saying there's a bomb aboard has been found. According to police, the note was written in English.

  • Passengers evacuated after bomb scare leads to emergency landing for London to Egypt flight Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 18 8:07 AM
    A British plane bound for the Mideast has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard.

  • Cleric: Shut down Danish newspaper Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 18 11:08 AM
    Egypts top Sunni Muslim cleric on Friday called for the editor of Jyllands-Posten, the Danish daily that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, to be imprisoned and for his newspaper to be closed down.

  • Fears of bomb aboard lead to emergency landing for London to Egypt flight Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Aug 18 7:41 AM
    A British plane bound for the Mid East has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-18 17:34 GMT: Egypt-bound UK passenger jet lands in Italy after bomb scare UPDATE Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 18 10:01 AM
    (Updates with statement from Excel, further details)

  • No Explosives Found on Egypt Bound Flight Open this result in new window
    WBZ.com - Aug 18 12:13 PM
    Boston (AP) -- Passengers on a British airliner diverted to southern Italy will soon be on their way again. Italian authorities say after a thorough search, they've found no bomb on board. A border police officer at the airport says the search is over and nothing was found.

  • Plane diverted after 'bomb scare' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 18 7:42 AM
    A plane flying from London to Egypt has been diverted to an Italian airport due to a bomb scare, media reports says.

  • Plane diverted after 'bomb scare' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 18 7:41 AM
    A plane flying from London to Egypt has been diverted to an Italian airport due to a bomb scare, media reports say.

  • Bomb Scare on Passenger Jet Forces Emergency Landing (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 18 9:48 AM
    Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- An Excel Airways passenger jet headed for Egypt was forced to make an emergency landing in the southern Italian coastal town of Brindisi after a note was found saying a bomb was on board, Italian police said.

  • Italy officials: Bomb suspected on British jet Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 18 4:02 PM
    Breaking from Rome: A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. BBC News says the concern comes from...

  • Plane Diverted to Italy; Passengers Safe Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 18 8:18 AM
    British Plane Bound for Egypt Lands in Southern Italy; Crew Found Note Saying Bomb on Board

  • Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 18 8:03 AM
    British Plane Bound for Egypt Lands in Brindisi, Italy, After Pilot Reports Suspected Bomb

  • 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.

  • Bomb Scare on Passenger Jet Forces Emergency Landing in Italy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 18 7:48 AM
    Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- A U.K. passenger jet headed for Egypt was forced to make an emergency landing in the southern Italian coastal town of Brindisi after a bomb scare, the Italian border police 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.

  • Scribbled note on sickbag forces plane to divert Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 18 5:19 PM
    A BRITISH holiday plane bound for Egypt diverted to Italy last night after a note was found scribbled on a sickbag saying there was a bomb on board.

  • 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.

  • Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Aug 18 7:52 AM
    A British passenger plane requested an emergency landing in Brindisi on Friday because of a suspected bomb on board, Italy's air traffic agency said. The plane, a Boeing 767 with the Excel air carrier, had left from London's Gatwick airport and was bound for Hurghada, Egypt, officials said.

  • Plane Diverted to Italy After Bomb Note Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 9:17 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. Authorities searching the plane found a handwritten note in English...

  • Excel said the flight was expected to depart later for the Red Sea coastal resort of Hurghada, Egypt, famous for  Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Aug 18 12:45 PM
    The emergency landing came amid a series of terror alerts and scares centered around planes.

  • Plane is grounded by bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 18 4:28 PM
    More than 250 passengers and crew on a low-cost British plane bound for Egypt endured hours of terror yesterday after a message scrawled on the back of an air sickness bag indicated that there could be a bomb on board.

  • Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 8:17 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. All passengers disembarked and were safe, state police at the airport...

  • Note causes UK airliner bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 18 1:10 PM
    A bomb threat scrawled on a sick bag has forced a British passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy on Friday, but police said it appeared to be a false alarm.

  • Bomb scare forces emergency landing in Italy Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 18 8:09 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport today after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said.

  • Troy University Expands to Mideast Open this result in new window
    WTVY-TV 4 - Aug 18 6:13 PM
    Troy University is hoping to expand its classrooms to the Middle East. Next week, Troy leaders will travel to Egypt to discuss possible partnerships. Trip will also include a two-day excursion to Tripoli, Libya, to see if the university can establish a contact with the country.

  • Note causes UK airliner bomb scare Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 18 12:58 PM
    A bomb threat scrawled on a sick bag has forced a plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy, but police said it appeared to be a false alarm.

  • 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.

  • 9.15am Saturday August 19, 2006 Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Aug 18 2:20 PM
    ROME - A bomb threat scrawled on a sick bag caused a passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy on Friday, but police said it appeared to be a false alarm.

  • Markets Finish Week on Quiet Note Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Aug 18 6:33 AM
    CHICAGO - Aug 18/06 - SNS -- International agriculture commodity markets are finishing the week on a relatively quiet note, though Egypt and India remain active in wheat markets.

  • British plane diverted to Italy due to bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 18 8:35 AM
    Aircraft bound for Egypt lands safely in Brindisi; threatening note found A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport today after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials 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.

  • Bomb scare forces UK flight to land Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 18 8:29 AM
    A UK flight en route from Gatwick to Egypt was forced to land in Italy after a passenger found a note saying there was a bomb on board.

  • Bomb threat causes false alarm on British plane Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 18 1:46 PM
    A bomb threat scrawled on an air sickness bag has caused a British passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy. But police say it was a false alarm.

  • Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 18 7:27 AM
    A British passenger plane bound for Egypt landed at an airport in southern Italy on Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, officials said.

  • Sick bag note sparks terror scare Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 18 10:14 AM
    A BOMB threat scrawled on a sick bag caused a British passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy overnight, but police said it appeared to be a false alarm.

  • British jet makes sudden landing in Italy after bomb fear Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 18 9:27 AM
    A British passenger aircraft bound for Egypt has landed in Italy because of a suspected bomb on board, Italian air traffic controllers said this afternoon.

  • UAE keen on semifinal berth Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 18 3:09 PM
    Dubai: Junior tennis players from the UAE have been doing well at the ongoing Arab under-16 Tennis Championships being held in Cairo, Egypt. The UAE were one match away from qualifying for the semifinals with three days remaining in the competition yesterday.

  • British Jet Diverts After Bomb Scare Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 18 7:40 AM
    A British passenger jet has been diverted to Italy's Brindisi airport after a bomb scare. The Excel Boeing 767 was reportedly flying to Hurghada in Egypt when the pilot raised the alarm.

  • Bomb Scare On British Airliner Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 18 7:22 AM
    A British passenger jet has been diverted to Italy's Brindisi airport after a bomb scare. The Excel Boeing 707 was reportedly flying to Egypt from Gatwick airport when the pilot raised the alarm.

  • Namibia Bamfuchile plots a path for progression Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 18 7:56 AM
    When Ben Bamfuchile agreed to coach Namibia, he knew he was taking on an extremely challenging role. The Zambian, who led his country to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt earlier this year, is now in charge of a team with only one Cup of Nations appearance to its name.

  • 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.

  • Bomb Scare Forces Jet to Divert Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Aug 18 10:31 AM
    The Boeing 767 was in mid-flight from Gatwick to Hurghada in Egypt when a passenger found a note saying there was an explosive device on board.

  • Tanner looking to take next step Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 18 5:46 AM
    For now Billy Tanner IV spends his Friday nights racing 358 Modifieds at Bridgeport Speedway and Saturday nights racing Sportsman stock cars at New Egypt Speedway.

  • Plane Lands In Italy After Bomb Scare Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Aug 18 7:44 AM
    ROME -- A British plane bound for the Mideast has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard. Italian air traffic officials said the plane belongs to an airline called Excel. It was heading to Egypt from Gatwick Airport in London.

  • Sick bag note causes bomb scare Open this result in new window
    IBN live - Aug 18 10:22 AM
    A British passenger plane from London to Egypt was diverted to southern Italy after a bomb threat was reported.

  • British plane in emergency 'bomb on board' landing Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Aug 18 7:49 AM
    A British passenger plane flying from Gatwick airport to Egypt has landed at Brindisi airport in Italy with a suspected bomb on board, Italian authorities said.

  • Sick bag note causes airliner bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 18 10:31 AM
    A bomb threat scrawled on a sick bag has caused a passenger plane from London to Egypt to be diverted to southern Italy, but police say it appears to have been a false alarm.

  • British plane diverted after note about bomb found Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Aug 18 8:23 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to

  • 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.

  • British Plane Diverts To Italy After Bomb Scare Open this result in new window
    KOMO - Aug 18 8:00 AM
    A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board.

  • Cecil Austin Tate - Jonesboro Open this result in new window
    Northeast Arkansas Town Crier - Aug 18 2:33 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.

  • Bomb scare forces UK flight to land Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Aug 18 8:46 AM
    A British charter flight en route from Gatwick to Egypt was forced to land in Italy after a passenger found a note saying there was a bomb on board. Italian police called off the alert after the Excel Airways flight, which was diverted to Brindisi, landed safely and passengers disembarked.

  • Bomb suspected on British plane Open this result in new window
    News 14 Charlotte - Aug 18 7:37 AM
    ROME - A British passenger plane bound for Egypt landed at an airport in southern Italy on Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, officials said. The plane requested an emergency landing in Brindisi, Italy's air traffic agency said.

  • Fears of Bomb on Plane Cause Diversion, Emergency Landing Open this result in new window
    WSYR 9 Syracuse - Aug 18 7:47 AM
    ROME (AP) - A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian ...

  • UPI NewsTrack TopNews Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 18 9:39 AM
    BRINDISI, Italy, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A bomb scare aboard a British passenger jet forced the pilot to divert to Brindisi airport in southern Italy. The Boeing 767 was en route from Gatwick to Hurghada in Egypt when a passenger found a note saying there was an explosive device on board.

  • Bomb scare forces jet to divert Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 18 9:39 AM
    BRINDISI, Italy, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A bomb scare aboard a British passenger jet forced the pilot to divert to Brindisi airport in southern Italy. The Boeing 767 was in mid-flight from Gatwick to Hurghada in Egypt when a passenger found a note saying there was an explosive device on board.

  • Plane diverted after bomb scare Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Aug 18 8:47 AM
    There's been another scare in mid air this time over Europe. A plane flying from London to Egypt has been diverted to the Italian airport of Brindisi due to a bomb scare.

  • Bomb suspected on British plane Open this result in new window
    News 14 Charlotte - Aug 18 7:34 AM
    ROME -- Italian aviation officials say a British passenger plane to Egypt landed at a southern Italian airport after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board.

  • Breaking News Alert: Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report Open this result in new window
    News 8 San Diego - Aug 18 8:07 AM
    Breaking News Alert: Plane Lands in Italy After Bomb Report' src='http://www.kfmb.com/story_graphics/keep/breaking_news8.0.sm.jpg' align='right' border='0' hspace='5' vspace='5' / A British passenger plane to Egypt diverted to a southern Italian airport Friday after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, Italian aviation officials said. All passengers disembarked and

  • 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.

  • Bomb scare: UK airliner goes to Italy Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Aug 18 9:03 AM
    Italian air traffic agency says the British passenger plane with a suspected bomb on board has landed at the airport in Brindisi. The plane, a Boeing 767 with Excel Airways, left from London's Gatwick airport and was bound for Hurghada, Egypt, the ENAV agency said.

  • Mideast-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing Open this result in new window
    News4Jax.com - Aug 18 7:48 AM
    ROME -- A British plane bound for the Middle East has made an emergency landing in Italy because of fears a bomb may be aboard. Italian air traffic officials said the plane belongs to an airline called Excel. It was heading to Egypt from Gatwick Airport in London.

  • 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.

  • UK plane diverted over 'bomb' fears Open this result in new window
    Evening Standard - Aug 18 8:13 AM
    A British passenger plane has made an emergency landing in Brindisi, Italy, because of a suspected bomb on board, Italy's air traffic agency said. The plane, a Boeing 767 with the Excel air carrier, was flying from London's Gatwick airport to Hurghada, Egypt.

  • UK plane diverted to Italy after bomb scare Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Aug 18 8:10 AM
    An Excel airways Egypt-bound flight that took off from London's Gatwick airport was diverted to Italy after the pilot's suspicions were aroused following the discovery of a bomb note aboard the flight.

  • Italy: Suspected Bomb On U.K. Plane Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 18 8:24 AM
    A passenger plane from London bound for Egypt landed at the airport in the southern Italian town Brindisi on Aug. 18 after the pilot reported a bomb was suspected to be on the plane.

  • No Bomb Aboard U.K. Plane Diverted to Italy Open this result in new window
    Ohmynews - Aug 18 10:29 AM
    A British passenger plane bound for Egypt that diverted to Italy after a bomb note was found aboard carried no explosive device, officials are saying....

  • British Plane Diverted After Note Is Found Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 25 minutes ago
    LONDON, Aug. 18 -- A British plane carrying 269 passengers and nine crew members made an emergency landing in Italy on Friday because of a bomb scare, officials said.

  • An Arab Artist Says All the World Really Isn?t a Stage Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    Duraid Lahham, one of the Arab world?s best-known performers, said he realized that art is useless as a tool for political change.

  • Jordan sends ambassador to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    Jordan has become the first Arab state to send a fully accredited ambassador to Iraq, a major display of political support for the U.S.-backed government in the face of past kidnapping-slayings of Muslim diplomats.

  • Hezbollah Won For Most Arabs Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Aug 17 10:45 PM
    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.

  • Orioles win one for Punkin Open this result in new window
    The Morning Call - Aug 18 1:33 AM
    Starters ties up finals at a game each with skipper Miller in hospital. David Stoudt has been attending Orioles Blue Mountain League games at Egypt Memorial Park since he was 6 years old and served as the team's batboy.

  • 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.

  • U.N. appeals to Europe for peacekeepers Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 4:58 PM
    The United Nations appealed to European countries Friday to contribute to an expanded peacekeeping force in Lebanon that would have a balance of European and Muslim troops so that Israel and Lebanon will view it as legitimate.

  • More misery at NES for Martz Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - Aug 17 9:27 PM
    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 - Aug 17 9:13 PM
    EGYPT | Dan Stahl made his final game of the season with the Starters Orioles a memorable one Thursday night.

  • British airliner makes emergency landing in Italy after bomb alert Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 12:21 PM
    A British airliner made an emergency landing in southern Italy after a message was found indicating a bomb was aboard, but no bomb was found, civil aviation authorities said.

  • Darfur crisis turns for the worse: Amnesty Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Aug 17 11:37 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - An African Union mission has failed to pacify Darfur and the situation in Sudan's western region has worsened since the signing of a peace agreement, the rights group Amnesty International said Thursday as the UN Security Council planned to discuss how to replace AU peacekeepers with a more effective UN force.

  • Bomb note on plane was 'false alarm' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 11:34 AM
    A British passenger plane en route to an Egyptian resort made an emergency landing Friday in Brindisi, southern Italy, after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, but a thorough search of the aircraft turned up no bomb and authorities declared a false alarm.

  • British airliner makes emergency landing in Italy after bomb alert Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 9:09 AM
    A British airliner has made an emergency landing in southern Italy after a message was found indicating a bomb was aboard, the airline and Italian news agencies reported.

  • Your own space: Fun adds spice to learning Open this result in new window
    The News Journal - Aug 18 12:33 AM
    From the days of our youth, museums have been the places of escape and hellish boredom. Many field trips from elementary school were spent among the ruins of Egypt or the remnants of dinosaurs. Some of us were swept into other worlds, absorbing knowledge that the dry textbooks failed to provide. Yet, there was always a portion of us, tight-lipped and sullen, that wished to be at Six Flags or even

  • 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.

  • Plane diverted to Italy after bomb note Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 18 10:03 AM
    A British passenger plane en route to an Egyptian resort made an emergency landing Friday in Brindisi, southern Italy, after the pilot reported that a bomb was suspected to be on board, the Italian air traffic agency said.