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  • Egypt arrests top Muslim Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 12:15 PM
    The secretary general of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Mahmoud Ezzat, and 15 members of the opposition group were arrested north of Cairo, the organization's deputy chief told AFP.

  • Statue of Egypt pharaoh rolls to new home Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 7:03 AM
    A massive statue of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, rolled through the streets of Cairo to a new home near the Pyramids on Friday to escape the corrosive pollution of its former spot in a crowded transit hub.

  • Mubarak: Egypt committed to genuine Arab solidarity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 25 6:22 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has reaffirmed Egypt's commitment to its national obligations and keenness on Arab solidarity in the service of the nation's causes.

  • Egypt moves famous Ramses statue from downtown Cairo to near pyramids Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Aug 25 9:42 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt, 4:05 a.m. Aug. 25 (AP): Engineers on Friday moved the giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II from a congested square in Cairo to its new home near the more peaceful Great Pyramids.

  • Gambia/Egypt: 5 Foreign-Based Players to Join U-23 Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 1:35 PM
    As Gambia U-23 team prepares to take on Egypt in the first leg of the Olympic qualifier match, 5 foreign-based players have been invited by the national football governing body, the Gambia Football Association to join the team in camp, Mr Seedy Kinteh, the President of the GFA told Observer Sports recently.

  • Egypt moves famous Ramses statue from downtown Cairo to near pyramids Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 25 5:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Engineers on Friday moved the giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II from a congested square in Cairo to its new home near the more peaceful Great Pyramids. Contractors moved the more than...

  • Kenya: Egypt Beats Pakistan As Top Tea Importer Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 7:36 AM
    Egypt has overtaken Pakistan as the key export market for the Kenyan tea, says the Tea Board of Kenya.

  • Egypt's Mubarak dismisses criticism Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 5:30 AM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak lashed out at critics who have slammed his handling of the conflict in Lebanon as indecisive and slow.

  • Egypt Buys 5% More Wheat in 2005-06 Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Aug 24 12:48 PM
    WASHINGTON - Aug 24/06 - SNS -- Egypt's total wheat purchases rose 5% in 2005-06, according to a recent report from the U.S. agricultural attache for the country, totalling 7,235,501 metric tons (MT).

  • Egypt minister admits railway problems Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 7:52 PM
    The transportation minister acknowledged serious problems in Egypt's railway system Wednesday amid intensifying public criticism over a train collision that killed at least 58 people and injured 140 others.

  • Lack of Vessels Hits Egypts Umrah and Haj Traffic Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Aug 24 4:11 PM
    JEDDAH, 25 August 2006 Egypts Tourism Minister Zohair Garanah has said that the Egyptian government has introduced six new vessels with an aim of increasing the number of ferries in the Red Sea traveling between the Kingdom and Egypt.

  • Gaza's border with Egypt reopens for one day Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2:33 AM
    The Rafah border crossing, the Gaza Strip's sole gateway to the world bypassing Israel, has reopened for one day, Palestinian officials said.

  • Egypt: Egypt Donates Humanitarian Aid Worth $ 8mln Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 24 2:05 PM
    In response to current humanitarian crisis The Government of Egypt extended humanitarian assistance worth of seven million birr medical equipments for the flood victims in Dire Dawa and South Omo in the SNNPR.

  • Egypt's Ramses Gets a New Home Among Pyramids Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 25 2:05 PM
    Engineers on Friday moved a 3,200-year-old statue of Ramses II. The pharonic statue had stood for more than 50 years in a congested square in downtown Cairo. Its new home will be at a tranquil spot next to the Great Pyramids. Thousands came out to watch the statue makes its 20 kilometer journey.

  • Egypt: Mbeki Extends Condolences to Russia, Egypt Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 24 9:06 AM
    President Thabo Mbeki has extended condolences to Russia and Egypt following disasters that left many people dead and many more injured there this week.

  • Egypt to invest 1.5 billion dollars in rail network after accident Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 6:48 AM
    Egypt will earmark 8.5 billion pounds (1.48 billion dollars, 1.15 billion euros) to modernise its railway network, the transport minister has said, three days after a train crash killed 58 people.

  • Syria committed 'massacres' in Lebanon: Egypt press Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:13 AM
    Egypt state media have accused Syria of committing "massacres" in Lebanon, lashing out at Damascus in response to President Bashar al-Assad's recent criticism of Egypt.

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  • Egypt moves giant Ramses statue Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 25 1:08 AM
    Engineers on Friday moved the giant statute of Pharaoh Ramses II from a congested square in downtown Cairo to its new home near the more peaceful Great Pyramids.

  • Palestinians try to blow up Egypt-Gaza border wall Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Aug 24 4:10 AM
    Palestinian militant group of approximately 50 members attempted to create another passage in the wall separating Egypt and Gaza. the group of masked men set off an explosive near the concrete border wall on Thursday, Palestinian security officials said.

  • Egypt's rail tragedy rallies critics Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 1:00 AM
    Outraged over a train crash Monday that killed at least 58 people and injured dozens, Egyptians demanded that the government overhaul the country's decrepit railway system, also calling for major improvements in Egypt's other transportation services.

  • Egypt terror victims get Denver rehab Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Aug 25 1:41 AM
    Tom South and his wife, Betsy Lamberson, moved from Casper to Cairo two years ago to teach. Lamberson has a degree in Middle Eastern studies and speaks Arabic, and South figured the secular country would be a nice place "to introduce oneself to the Middle East."

  • Statue of Egypt pharaoh rolls to new home Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 25 9:11 AM
    By Summer Said CAIRO (Reuters) - A mass

  • Telecom Egypt selects Huawei DWDM technology Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Aug 23 10:44 PM
    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, has been selected by Egypts largest telecommunications company, Telecom Egypt, to provide Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology.

  • Egypt minister admits railway problems Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 23 8:10 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The transportation minister acknowledged serious problems in Egypt's railway system Wednesday amid intensifying public criticism over a train collision that killed at least 58 people and injured 140 others.

  • Pharaoh Ramses II Parades Through Cairo to New Home (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 25 9:18 AM
    Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Like many well-off residents of Cairo, Ramses II, Egypt's longest-reigning pharaoh and symbol of ancient Egyptian might, is fleeing downtown.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq.

  • Hardline Sunni Cleric Willing to Meet Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 25 3:19 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - A prominent hardline Iraqi Sunni cleric said Friday he was willing to meet with top Shiite religious leaders to end sectarian violence and help move Iraq out of its internal crisis.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq. The cleric, speaking from Jordan, made...

  • Cairo says farewell to one of the greatest pharaohs Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 25 5:01 PM
    A massive statue of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, rolled through the streets of Cairo to a new home near the Pyramids yesterday to escape the corrosive pollution at its former spot in a crowded transit hub.

  • Egypt's Muslim authorities disown fatwas on killing Jews Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 11:53 AM
    Egypt's Muslim authorities have stepped in to keep a wave of anti-Semitic sentiment from getting out of control, disowning an edict by a firebrand cleric calling for Israeli Jews to be killed.

  • Mubarak says some trying to provoke him Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 25 6:22 PM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak was asked on the latest Qalyoub train disaster, the difference between neglect and undeliberate error and the public dissatisfaction with government performance given the chain of disasters resulting from neglect.

  • READERS' CHOICE Open this result in new window
    Home News Tribune - Aug 25 3:53 PM
    It was a coincidence that I was in Tel Aviv on the day Israel signed a peace treaty with Egypt. I had joined a tour sponsored by a Middlesex County Jewish organization and booked before the date of the treaty had been established.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric willing to meet Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 25 3:44 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A prominent hardline Iraqi Sunni cleric said Friday he was willing to meet with top Shiite religious leaders to end sectarian violence and help move Iraq out of its internal crisis.

  • Google Earth tracks Ramses statue's escape from Cairo Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 1:52 PM
    Google Earth mapped the route for a colossal statue of ancient Egypt's powerful warrior king, Ramses II, from congested Cairo to a new home near the pyramids.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq. The cleric, speaking from Jordan, made the comments on Al-Jazeera television.

  • Egypt sacks rail chief over deadly train crash Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 7:46 AM
    Egypt's national rail chief has been sacked over a train crash that left 58 people dead, officials said, as the press and opposition lashed out at the government over the latest transport disaster.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisi... Open this result in new window
    KXMA-TV Dickinson - Aug 25 6:40 PM
    Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq.

  • Hotlinks Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Aug 25 3:05 PM
    GIZA, EGYPT - The massive statue of Ramses II is transported as the sun rises from the polluted city to a spot near the Pyramids and closer to its original site early August 25, 2006 in Giza, Egypt.

  • Syria committed 'massacres' in Lebanon: Egypt press Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 23 2:48 AM
    Egypt state media have accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of committing "massacres" in Lebanon, lashing out at Damascus in response to the Syrian leader's recent criticism of Egypt.

  • Giant Ramses statue flees central Cairo pollution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 11:09 AM
    Defeated by pollution in Africa's largest metropolis, the colossal statue of Ramses II -- the greatest warrior king in ancient Egypt -- is to be moved from a congested central Cairo square to a spot near the Pyramids and closer to its original site.

  • Gambia/Senegal: U-17 Team in Camp Ahead of Senegal Match Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 1:35 PM
    Barely two weeks when the national U-23 went to camp, ahead of their Olympic qualifier fixture against Egypt, has the national U-17 team also been camped at the Technical Training Centre in Yundum, ahead of their encounter against the neighbouring Senegal in the first leg encounter of the CAF U-17 qualifier match.

  • Egypt, Kuwait stress peaceful solution to Iran's nuclear case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 23 6:10 AM
    Egypt - Kuwait - Nuclear Kuwait and Egypt on Wednesday stressed the importance of resolving Iran's nuclear case through peaceful channels. Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and discussed Iran's nuclear standoff.

  • Ghana: Off They Go Again Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 1:42 PM
    Ghana's soccer powers, Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko, continue their search for continental laurels this weekend as Hearts host Orlando Pirates in Obuasi, with Kotoko playing as guests of Al-Ahly in Egypt in the second round of the MTN/CAF Champions League.

  • Baha'i World News Service -- Egypt hearing highlights ID card discrimination for Baha'is Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Worldwide Faith News - Aug 23 10:59 AM
    CAIRO - The Egyptian governments controversial policy that requirescitizens to list their religion on national identification cards, while alsolimiting the choice to one of just three official religions, was the focusof a major symposium here in August.The event drew considerable attention to the plight of the Bahais in Egypt,who endure discrimination under the policy. It forces them to

  • Where can we go for 800 that's like Egypt? Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 23 3:09 AM
    The Sunday Times opens its travel clinic on a daily basis to answer your holiday queries. Today: destinations similar to Egypt

  • Egypt sacks rail chief after deadly crash Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 12:41 AM
    The head of Egypt's national railway authority has been sacked following a train crash in northern Egypt that left 58 people dead, security sources told AFP.

  • 11 Killed in Bus Crash in Egypt's Sinai, Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 22 12:03 PM
    Tour Bus Overturns on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Killing 11 People, Most of Them Israeli Arabs

  • Pharaoh trundles back to Giza Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 25 12:51 AM
    Being wrapped in plastic and hauled on board a flatbed truck is rather a comedown for Ramses II, the greatest warrior king of Ancient Egypt.

  • Trivia: Ancient Egypt 101 Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Aug 24 4:13 PM
    1. When a body was mummified, which organ considered unimportant by the Ancient Egyptians was not preserved? Brain Heart Liver Stomach 2. Humans weren't the only living things mummified. What other animals were?

  • Second transport disaster in Egypt kills 11 Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 22 5:57 PM
    Eleven people have been killed and 30 injured when a tourist bus overturned south of Cairo in Egypt.

  • Today in history - Aug. 26 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 5:00 PM
    Today is Saturday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2006. There are 127 days left in the year.

  • Egypt bus crash sees 11 dead Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 22 1:55 PM
    Eleven Israeli Arab tourists were killed and 30 others injured when their bus overturned in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, officials said, the latest in a string of Egyptian transport accidents.

  • Axis Of Nukes Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 4:00 PM
    Weapons Of Mass Destruction: In what should be a loud wake-up call for the U.S. and its allies, South Korea's defense minister says it's now likely North Korea has at least one nuclear bomb and maybe two.

  • Afghan President expresses regret at deadly train accident in Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 22 5:56 PM
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday expressed his deep regret at Monday's deadly train accident in Egypt, which killed 58 people.

  • Death toll from bus accident in Egypt's Sinai rises to 10 Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 22 5:10 PM
    The death toll from a bus accident in a town in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday afternoon rose to 10, an Egyptian police source said.

  • 11 Killed in Bus Crash in Egypt's Sinai, Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 22 11:34 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - A bus carrying tourists overturned in the Sinai peninsula Tuesday killing 11 people, most of them Israeli Arabs, and injuring more than 30, police and hospital officials said.

  • Israel will ask Egypt to increase number of lulavs Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Aug 22 4:05 PM
    Israel will make an official request from Egypt soon to increase the number of lulavs (palm branches used for ritual purposes during the upcoming Sukkot holiday) it supplies.

  • 11 Israeli Arab tourists die in Egypt bus crash Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 22 2:56 PM
    CAIRO: Eleven Israeli Arab tourists were killed on Tuesday and 30 others injured when their bus overturned in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, officials said, the latest in a string of Egyptian transport accidents.

  • Tourist bus overturns in Egypt's Sinai, killing 11 people, mostly Israeli Arabs Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 22 10:04 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - A bus carrying tourists overturned in the Sinai peninsula, killing 11 Tuesday, mostly Israeli Arabs, police and hospital officials said. More than 30 others were believed injured, some critically.

  • Paperback Fiction Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 18 minutes ago
    1. THE MEMORY KEEPER?S DAUGHTER, by Kim Edwards br / 2. LIFEGUARD, by James Patterson and Andrew Gross br / 3. DANGEROUS, by Nora Roberts br / 4. CHILL FACTOR, by Sandra Brown br / 5. BORN TO BE WILD, by Catherine Coulter br /

  • Agnes A. Furth, 88 Open this result in new window
    Trentonian - Aug 24 9:43 PM
    NEW EGYPT -- Agnes A. Furth, 88, of New Egypt passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2006, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton.

  • Cairo bids joyous farewell to giant Ramses statue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 7:41 AM
    Hundreds of thousands of people have lined Cairo's streets to bid farewell to one of the metropolis's landmarks as the colossal statue of Ramses II completed its journey from the polluted city to a spot near the Pyramids.

  • Train crash in northern Egypt kills 51 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 11:45 AM
    A passenger train barreled into a northern Egypt railway station Monday and collided with a second train, killing at least 51 people and injuring more than 100.

  • 11 killed in bus crash in Egypt's Sinai, Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 22 11:31 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A bus carrying tourists overturned in the Sinai peninsula Tuesday killing 11 people, most of them Israeli Arabs, and injuring more than 30, police and hospital officials said.

  • Nine Israeli Arabs, Egyptian die in Egypt crash Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Aug 22 11:56 AM
    At least nine Israeli Arabs and an Egyptian were killed and 38 injured when their tour bus overturned in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, officials said, the latest in a string of Egyptian transport accidents.

  • Ag Markets Keep Busy Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Aug 24 7:48 AM
    CHICAGO - Aug 24/06 - SNS -- International agriculture commodity markets remain relatively busy, though wheat traders were disappointed to see Egypt pass on all offers on a 100,000 metric tons (MT) tender announced after last night's market close.

  • Rafiah Crossing to be Opened Friday Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 24 9:12 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) PA officials say the Rafiah Crossing between Gaza and Egypt will be opened from 8 AM to 6 PM on Friday. PA border official Nazmi Muhana said the crossing would be open as a result of intensive efforts by European monitors in negotiations with Egypt and Israel.

  • Palestinian militants threaten to open more holes in borders fence if Rafah crossing remains closed Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 24 5:40 PM
    Palestinian militants threatened on Thursday to open by explosives tens of holes into the concrete fence of the borders between Gaza and Egypt if Rafah Crossing point remains sealed off.

  • Famed Egyptian writer still critically ill Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 7:15 AM
    The condition of world renowned Egyptian writer and Nobel literature prize laureate Nagib Mahfuz remained critical despite a slight improvement overnight, his chief doctor has told AFP.

  • Egypt train accident kills 58, hurts 140 Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 22 4:46 AM
    Qalyoub, Egypt- One commuter train passed a stop signal and slammed into another Monday, killing at least 58 people and injuring more than 140, authorities said.

  • Poll: Majority wants Israel's Olmert to quit Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 25 7:52 AM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) -- Sixty-three percent of Israelis want Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign in a sharp public rebuke over his handling of the war in Lebanon against Hezbollah, a newspaper poll showed on Friday.

  • Egypt rail chief sacked over crash Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 22 6:57 AM
    Egypt has sacked its national rail chief following Monday's train crash that left 58 people dead.

  • Google Earth tracks journey of Ramses statue Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 24 3:31 PM
    Google Earth - the global mapping program owned by the world's top Internet search engine - has been used to trace the route for a colossal statue of ancient Egypt's powerful warrior king, Ramses II. The statue is being moved from its Cairo home to a new destination near the pyramids.

  • Egypt sacks rail chief over crash Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Aug 22 9:27 AM
    CAIRO, August 22 -- Egypt's national rail chief has been sacked over a train crash that left 58 people dead, officials said, as the press lashed out at the government over the latest transport disaster.

  • Bible Scholar Solves Riddle of the Sphinx, and Mysteries of the Great Pyramid with the Language of God Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Web - Aug 25 12:06 AM
    For many ages, scholars have pondered the message of the enigmatic and mysterious Great Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt. They have asked questions like Who carved the Sphinx, and built the Great Pyramid, and why? Bible Scholar Helena Lehman thinks she has the answers... (PRWEB Aug 25, 2006)

  • New price ceiling will cut cement profits Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 24 2:52 PM
    Cairo: Egypt set the domestic price ceiling for bagged cement bought from the factory at 290 Egyptian pounds ($50.50) per tonne, the trade and industry minister said, a level below recent market prices.

  • MK Shteinitz: Egypt is Willfully Blind to Hamas Smuggling Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 22 1:27 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Citing reports by the head of the General Security Services about limitless weapons smuggling into Gaza, Knesset Member Yuval Shteinitz (Likud) says that Egypt is facilitating the arming of Palestinian Authority terrorist groups.

  • Egypt to reform railway sector worth 1.48 bln USD Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 23 5:53 PM
    Egyptian Transport Minister Mohamed Mansour said Wednesday that his government has agreed to allocate 1.48 billion U.S. dollars to reform the country's dilapidated rail sector, the decision came after a major train crash on Monday.

  • Egypt sacks rail chief over deadly train crash Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 22 3:57 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt's national rail chief has been sacked over a train crash that left 58 people dead, officials said Tuesday, as the press lashed out at the government over the latest transport disaster.

  • More than 60 pct of Israelis want Olmert to quit: poll Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 4:48 AM
    Sixty-three percent of Israelis want Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign in a sharp public rebuke over his handling of the war in Lebanon against Hizbollah, a newspaper poll showed on Friday.

  • Axis Of Nukes Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 25 4:00 PM
    Commentary from Investor's Business Daily

  • U.S. inquiry opened into Israeli use of cluster bombs Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 25 4:34 AM
    The State Department is investigating whether Israel's use of American-made bombs in Lebanon violated agreements with the U.S., officials said.

  • Mubarak takes jab at Assad over war criticism Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 24 12:59 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak lashed out at critics who have slammed his handling of the conflict in Lebanon and asked God to guide them, in the latest verbal jab at Damascus. In an interview with Al-Massai (The Evening) newspaper published on Thursday, Mubarak dismissed criticism of Egypt's diplomatic handling of the war in Lebanon, saying.

  • Iran's Islamic influence in the Mideast Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 1:00 AM
    Call it the Pyongyang ploy.

  • Jonathan Trichter: Air Superiority Equals Moral & Military Inferiority Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 25 2:17 PM
    In the recent conflict on the Israeli northern border, reasonable observers supported Israel's right to respond to Hezbollah with force. So why did these observers end up criticizing Israel's war conduct, when reason would have predicted the inevitability of Lebanese casualties? The answer is difficult to see. What's easier to spot, though, is that criticisms of the Israeli operation in

  • Third fatal crash in Egypt in three days Open this result in new window
    Pretoria News - Aug 23 9:16 PM
    Cairo - Eleven people were killed and nine injured when a bus bringing people to a wedding skidded off the road and plunged into a canal. Security sources said the incident took place yesterday in Kom Ombo, about 860km south of the capital.

  • Egypt commuter trains crash, kill 58 Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Aug 22 3:12 AM
    QALYOUB, Egypt One commuter train ignored a stop signal and slammed into another Monday, killing at least 58 people and injuring more than 140, authorities said.

  • Newspictures - Top News, Sports, and Entertainment Photos Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 24 9:08 AM
    Palestinian militants clash with Palestinian security officers near the Gaza-Egypt border crossing in the southern town of Rafah on August 24, 2006. Militants from several groups attacked the border crossing in protest of its closure.

  • 9 Sinai Accident Victims Transferred to Israeli Hospitals Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Aug 24 4:13 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Nine Israelis injured in a bus accident in the Sinai Peninsula were transferred to Israel on Thursday evening from Egypt. The victims were hurt when their tour bus collided with a second bus on the road between Nuweiba and Dahab.

  • Newspictures - Top News, Sports, and Entertainment Photos Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 24 8:53 AM
    Palestinian security officers stand guard near the Gaza-Egypt border crossing in the southern GAza Stip town of Rafah, blocking Palestinians from the only crossing that is not in Isreal, on August 24, 2006. Militants are attacking the crossing in protest of its closure.

  • Train collision in Egypt kills 58 Open this result in new window
    The Monterey County Herald - Aug 22 3:07 AM
    At least 58 people were killed and 142 injured Monday in a high-speed crash of passenger trains north of Cairo that was Egypt's deadliest rail disaster in years and raised concern over the government's safety standards.

  • Head of the royal cabinet Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Aug 24 10:09 AM
    Following the declaration of Egypt's independence on 28 February 1922, and the subsequent declaration of the monarchy, the court's affairs were regulated through the issue of a bundle of laws.

  • Ramses Statue Moved Closer to Pyramids Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 25 5:48 AM
    Egyptian Engineers Move Famous Ramses Statue From Downtown Cairo to Spot Near Great Pyramids

  • Train crash in northern Egypt kills 36 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 1:30 AM
    Two passenger trains collided in northern Egypt on Monday, killing at least 36 people and injuring more than 100, the Egyptian health minister said.

  • Egypt's history of train disasters Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 21 9:25 AM
    Monday's train collision which left scores dead is the latest in a long line of rail disasters in Egypt.

  • Train collision in Egypt, dozens killed Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 21 12:49 AM
    Two passenger trains collided in northern Egypt Monday, killing dozens and injuring hundreds.

  • Head of Egypt's railway network fired Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 22 5:04 AM
    Cairo: The head of Egypt's national railway has been sacked after the crash that left 58 people dead on Monday. Hanafi Abdel Qawi has been fired and his deputy Eid Mahran suspended, Transport Minister Mohammad Mansur announced late on Monday.

  • Cairo bids joyous farewell to giant Ramses statue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 9:01 PM
    Tens of thousands of people gathered along the streets of Cairo to bid farewell to one of Cairo's landmarks as the colossal statue of Ramses II began its journey from the polluted city to a spot near the Pyramids and closer to its original site.

  • Egypt train crash kills 12 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 21 12:06 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Two passenger trains collided in northern Egypt on Monday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 131, railway officials said.