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  • Some ministers and governors in Egypt replaced Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has issued a republican decree appointing Othman Mohamed Othman as Minister of State for Economic Development, Abdel Salam al-Mahgoub Ibrahim as Minister of State for Local Development and Counsellor Mamdouh Marei, Minister of Justice.

  • Egypt's famed striker Mido to return to Tottenham Hotspur Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 28 6:04 PM
    AS Roma striker Ahmed Hossam "Mido", Egypt's best-known player, was set to complete a move to English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur on permanent basis, local soccer website filgoal.com reported on Monday.

  • Striker Mido returns to Egypt squad Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Aug 28 7:07 AM
    CAIRO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Controversial striker Mido is back in the Egypt squad after being dramatically suspended by his country during the African Nations Cup earlier this year.

  • 8 people killed in the collapse of 2 separate building in Egypt Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 28 6:43 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Eight people were killed Monday when two separate buildings collapsed in Egypt, police said.

  • Nigeria/Egypt: Okocha Begs and Gets Call-Up Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2:13 PM
    Austin Jay Jay Okocha who had bided bye to international football after the Nations' Cup in Egypt has regretted the decision and has subsequently asked for and been invited to join the Super Eagles foreign legion to tackle Niger Republic on September 2 in Abuja.

  • Egypt in fresh crackdown against Muslim Brothers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 27 5:27 AM
    Almost daily arrests of Muslim Brothers in Egypt reflect the regime's growing irritation with the inflammatory rhetoric of the opposition Islamist movement's leader.

  • 8 people killed in the collapse of 2 separate building in Egypt Open this result in new window
    CNews - Aug 28 6:47 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Eight people were killed Monday when two separate buildings collapsed in Egypt, police said. A four-storey building collapsed in the eastern Cairo district of Saraya Al Qubba, killing five people and injuring several others.

  • Egypt in fresh crackdown against Muslim Brothers Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 28 2:41 AM
    CAIRO -- Almost daily arrests of Muslim Brothers in Egypt reflect the regime's growing irritation with the inflammatory rhetoric of the opposition Islamist movement's leader, analysts say.

  • Eight people killed in Egypt buildings collapse Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Aug 28 4:40 AM
    Eight people were killed Monday when two separate buildings collapsed in Egypt, police said. A four-story building collapsed in the eastern Cairo district of Saraya Al Qubba, killing five people and injuring several others.

  • Egypt's Mubarak Shuffles Cabinet Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 27 7:49 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made minor adjustments to his cabinet Sunday, topping the changes with the reassignment of the justice portfolio.

  • People crushed as building collapses in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 28 3:36 AM
    A building has collapsed just north of Cairo in Egypt, killing three people and leaving several people trapped.

  • At least eight dead in Egypt building collapses Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 7:45 AM
    At least eight Egyptians have been killed when a building in Cairo and a village house collapsed overnight in two separate incidents, police said.

  • At least three dead in Egypt building collapse Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 2:53 AM
    At least three Egyptians have died when two buildings collapsed in separate incidents, police said, adding that several people were still trapped under the rubble.

  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood slams leader's arrest Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 26 1:09 PM
    Egypt's main opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, denounced the government's "aggressive policy" the day after its secretary general and 16 other members were arrested in the latest clampdown.

  • Egypt urges dialogue in Iran nuclear standoff Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 27 3:45 PM
    LONDON, August 28 (IranMania) - Egypt called for dialogue to resolve the long-running standoff over Iran's nuclear programme, just four days before a UN Security Council deadline for Tehran to freeze uranium enrichment, AFP reported.

  • Plane diverted to canada over smoke Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 2:23 PM
    An Egypt Air passenger flight carrying more than 300 passengers was diverted to Newfoundland on Monday after smoke was detected in the cockpit, an airport official said.

  • Egypt to provide Palestinian Rafah with electricity Open this result in new window
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  • Egypt's Islamists denounce arrests Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 27 12:47 AM
    CAIRO: Egypt's main opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, denounced yesterday the government's "aggressive policy" the day after its secretary general and 16 other members were arrested in the latest clampdown.

  • Egypt's famed defender to have trial with English club Blackburn Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 27 12:04 AM
    Wael Gomaa, a prominent defender for Egypt's best soccer club Al-Ahly, is expected to fly to England and have a three-day trial with English Premiership club Blackburn, Ahly coach Hossam Al-Badri said on Saturday.

  • Egypt's Al-Ahly triumphs over visiting Asante Kotoko Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 27 12:04 AM
    Defending champion Al-Ahly of Egypt scored a big victory over visiting Asante Kotoko 4-0 on Saturday in a Group-A game of the African Champion League thanks to a timely return of midfielder Mohamed Abou-Treika.

  • Readers respond to 'Hostage: The Jill Carroll Story' Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 1:00 AM
    A fair assessment of captorsJill Carroll's account of her ordeal is riveting. As someone who just returned from seven years of teaching in Egypt, I appreciate the accuracy of her details in verbally illustrating her captors. While I found many people in Egypt virulently against American government policies, I felt that their political views did not taint the way they treated me personally.

  • Egypt building collapse kills 3 Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Aug 28 1:04 PM
    At least three Egyptians have died when two buildings collapsed in separate incidents and several people are still trapped under the rubble.

  • At least three dead in Egypt building collapse Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 28 5:11 AM
    CAIRO -- At least three Egyptians died Monday when two buildings collapsed in separate incidents, police said, adding that several people were still trapped under the rubble.

  • Thousands of Palestinians cross Gaza-Egypt border Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 26 7:09 PM
    Thousands of Palestinians, stranded on both sides of Gaza-Egypt border crossing point, had crossed into Gaza and Egypt following a two-month closure, Palestinian Crossing Spokesman said on Saturday.

  • Egypt daily reports deal on Israel-Hezbollah prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 27 1:33 AM
    Israel and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah have reached a deal brokered by Germany for a prisoner exchange to take place within two or three weeks, Egyptian state-owned daily Al-Ahram has reported.

  • Fahmi: 13 billion revenues of oil companies in four years Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    "The revenues of Egyptian oil companies working abroad hit LE 13 billion over the past four years," said Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi said yesterday.

  • Iran has no problem with any Arab state Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    Iran has a very friendly relations with all Arab states and has no problem with any of them, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad-Reza Baqeri said in Egypt, yesterday.

  • 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.

  • 10.00pm Monday August 28, 2006 Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Aug 28 2:36 PM
    CAIRO - Eight people were killed when two buildings collapsed within hours of each other in Egypt, and rescuers were searching for any others who could be trapped in the rubble, security sources said today.

  • Egypt moves 83-ton statue of Ramses II to new home Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 26 5:16 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.

  • egypt: Get rid of Israel, says leading opposition figure Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Aug 28 1:52 AM
    The key result of [Nasrallahs] victory was to give back confidence to the Arab nation to establish its proper agenda... that is, to end the existence of Israel, said Hamdin Sabahi, who heads the leftist Karama Arab nationalist party.

  • Plane diverted to canada over smoke Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 28 2:44 PM
    HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, Newfoundland (AP) An Egypt Air passenger flight carrying more than 300 passengers was diverted to Newfoundland on Monday after smoke was detected in the cockpit, an airport official said.

  • To the pyramids this Puja Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Aug 28 3:16 PM
    A cruise down the Nile, a trip to a Turkish hammam and an exploration of the Acropolis. Calcuttans are succumbing to the charms of exotic Egypt, Greece and Turkey this Puja.

  • egypt: Serial transport disasters Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Aug 28 1:52 AM
    Egyptian media and opposition politicians lashed out at the government amid the latest tragedies. Transport Minister Mohammad Mansour announced that national rail chief Hanafi Abdelkawi had been fired and his deputy Eid Mahran suspended pending a probe into the train disaster last Monday.

  • Egypt's Mubarak Shuffles Cabinet Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 27 7:50 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made minor adjustments to his cabinet Sunday, topping the changes with the reassignment of the justice portfolio. The heads of the foreign affairs, interior and defense ministries retained their portfolios.

  • Spurs prepare to meet the cost of Mido's 3.5m return ticket Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 28 4:59 PM
    MIDO is on the verge of a remarkable return to Tottenham Hotspur, the club that he left just three months ago. The Barclays Premiership team last night agreed a deal with AS Roma worth 3.5 million for the Egypt forward.

  • 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.

  • Cast & Characters Open this result in new window
    MI6 - Aug 28 4:02 PM
    Locations North Norwegian Sea; London, UK; Moscow, Russia; Austrian Alps, Austria; Faslane Naval Base, Scotland; Atlantis, Sardinia; Cairo, Egypt; Luxor, Egypt; Liparus, Bay of Biscay.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Aug 28 9:25 AM
    DUBAI, 28 August (IRIN) - Human rights organisations in Egypt have condemned the Egyptian government for two fatal rail accidents and have continued with campaigns for the release from prison of prominent Muslim Brotherhood members.

  • Minor ministerial reshuffle disappoints Egyptians Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 28 2:23 PM
    Cairo: The latest cabinet reshuffle has left Egyptians disappointed. "Government ministers in Egypt come and go without us knowing why," says Mahmoud Bayoumi, an attendant at a shop in Cairo.

  • Iran dismisses threat of new US sanctions Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 28 1:32 PM
    Iran Monday angrily rejected a US threat to impose sanctions outside the United Nations, describing such a move as an insult to the Security Council's work. Meanwhile, Washington's top nuclear negotiator held talks in Cairo Monday as part of US efforts to harmonize positions on the response to give to Iran's nuclear program with Egypt.

  • Egyptian flight makes emergency landing in Goose Bay Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 28 1:50 PM
    A large Egypt Air passenger plane had to make an emergency landing Monday afternoon at the Goose Bay airport in Labrador after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.

  • Egypt to Provide GS with Electricity Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Aug 28 3:33 AM
    CAIRO, August 28, 2006 (WAFA) - Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Energy Dr. Hassan Younis announced Monday that the ministry will start Tuesday linking the Gaza Strip (GS) with the Egyptian electricity network.

  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.

  • Colossal move charted through Google Earth Open this result in new window
    Australian IT - Aug 28 7:14 AM
    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.

  • WOLVES DOMINATE IN SEASON OPENER Open this result in new window
    Daily Clay County Advocate-Press - Aug 28 12:13 PM
    The Flora Wolves began their long awaited season on Friday night as they hosted the Lawrenceville Indians. Flora and Lawrenceville have battled for several years as they both were part of the North Egypt Conference and were paired as week one opponents in the Little Illini Conference.

  • Egyptians die as buildings collapse Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 28 3:57 AM
    At least eight people, including two children, have been killed in Egypt when two buildings collapsed within hours of each other.

  • Diplomat stresses continued dialogue on major regional issues Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 28 5:55 AM
    Iran - Nuclear - AU Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad- Reza Baqeri in Cairo on Monday stressed the need for continued dialogue with Egypt and other Arab League members on the most important regional issues.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Aug 28 3:25 AM
    CAIRO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Eight people were killed when two buildings collapsed within hours of each other in Egypt, and rescuers were searching for any others who could be trapped in the rubble, security sources said on Monday.

  • Seven killed in building collapses Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Aug 28 2:56 AM
    SEVEN people were killed when two buildings collapsed within hours of each other in Egypt, and rescuers struggled to free one person believed trapped in the rubble, security sources said today.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Aug 28 2:41 AM
    CAIRO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Seven people were killed when two buildings collapsed within hours of each other in Egypt, and rescuers struggled to free one person believed trapped in the rubble, security sources said on Monday.

  • Egypt sets cement price cap Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 25 11:44 PM
    The Trade and Industry Ministry in Egypt has introduced a price ceiling for bagged cement bought from factories, reported Reuters.

  • Iran has no problem with any Arab state: official Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 28 3:10 AM
    Egypt - Iran - Interview Iran has a very friendly relations with all Arab states and has no problem with any of them, visiting Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad-Reza Baqeri said in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday.

  • Gomaa On Trial Up North Open this result in new window
    Boltonwanderers Mad - Aug 28 4:45 AM
    Egypt international and Bolton target Wael Gomaa is to train with Blackburn Rovers after being given permission to travel to England by his club Al Ahli.

  • In search of a fourth striker Open this result in new window
    SpursMad - Aug 28 6:55 AM
    Spurs and Newcastle are both keen to capture Mido ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline. Both clubs would be interested in taking the AS Roma and Egypt targetman on loan this season.

  • 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's new government list Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 27 10:48 PM
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  • Note on plane forces emergency landing Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 4:59 PM
    A commuter airplane flying from Philadelphia to Houston was diverted to a Tennessee airport Monday after a threatening note was found on board, authorities said.

  • Frozen poultry from Egypt seized Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Aug 27 5:02 PM
    doha Authorities at Doha International Airport recently seized a large quantity of frozen poultry being brought in by a group of Egyptians returning from vacation.

  • Rovers looking at Egyptian Open this result in new window
    WorldFootballers.com - Aug 28 4:47 AM
    Al Ahli manager Hossam Al-Badri has confirmed that Egypt international Wael Gomaa has been given permission to trial with Blackburn Rovers.Al-Badri said:"We have agreed to let Gomaa go to England on Sunday following Ahli's African Champions League match with Asante Kotoko,""He will return once he finishes the trial period."Gomaa may have a problem as Egypt prepare for Burundi's game in the

  • Presidential helicopter lands in Calif. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 10:24 AM
    The presidential helicopter has landed, and you can get on board.

  • US seeks Egyptian support on Iran nuclear issue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 8:58 AM
    Washington's top nuclear negotiator held talks in Cairo as part of US efforts to harmonise positions on the response to give to Iran's fast-advancing nuclear program.

  • The Second Lebanon War Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 1:41 PM
    A NUMBER OF SCANDALS have erupted in Israeli politics lately.

  • The Real Losers Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 1:37 PM
    JerusalemWHEN GEORGE W. BUSH SAID that the world would eventually come to realize that Hezbollah lost its month-long war with Israel, he probably had no idea that this realization would come so quickly--or that it would come directly from the mouth of Hezbollah General Secretary Hassan Nasrallah.

  • 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.

  • Nine world wonders to dream about Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 10:44 AM
    Most of us can't afford the $70,000 price tag on a 23-day trip being offered by the tour operator Abercrombie & Kent. The trip takes you around the globe on a private jet with 48 other travelers to visit nine world wonders.

  • Jill Carroll: Looking Back, And Ahead Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 11 minutes ago
    Even though she wound up as a hostage for 82 days, Jill Carroll does not regret going to Iraq. The experience did, however, teach her something about priorities. Peter Grier reports on her thoughts and plans for the future.

  • In war's dust, a new Arab 'lion' emerges Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Aug 28 5:14 PM
    Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hizbullah, is being hailed as a regional hero.

  • Israel forges ahead with deadly two-month Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 9:03 AM
    Five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops as they pressed ahead with a two-month Gaza offensive aimed at retrieving a captured soldier who marked his 20th birthday in captivity.

  • Annan Arrives in Beirut, Beginning Mideast Tour Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 28 6:48 AM
    The 11-day effort to press for support for the U.N. resolution that ended the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah is likely to be the last major diplomatic journey of Kofi Annan's 10 years in office.

  • 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...

  • Annan asks Hezbollah to release 2 Israelis Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 28 1:05 PM
    The UN secretary-general, on tour in the Middle East, called on Israel to lift its blockade of Lebanon, and on Hezbollah to free two captured Israeli soldiers, as he sought to convert a fragile cease-fire into "long-term peace for Lebanon."

  • Egypt's Zamalek refuses to sell its striker to English club Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 26 11:49 PM
    Cairo-based Egyptian soccer club Zamalek has put a not-for-sale tag over its prominent striker Amr Zaki yet the Egyptian international said that he would make more efforts to convince the club to let him go, local sport website filgoal.com reported on Saturday.

  • UN chief in Beirut to shore up fragile peace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 8:04 AM
    UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has met with Lebanese leaders in Beirut on the first leg of a Middle East tour aimed at strengthening the fragile truce between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • 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.

  • Our Worst Former President, Again - Jed Babbin Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 5:15 AM
    Jimmy Carter is at it again. It was only about two weeks ago when the former president said, in an interview with the German magazine, Der Spiegel, that Israel was unjustified in attacking Lebanon. Now, speaking to the British Daily Telegraph, he's condemning British PM Tony Blair for being too compliant and subservient to President Bush.

  • Brotherhood leader speaks, Egyptian police arrest Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 27 12:17 PM
    Almost daily arrests of Muslim Brothers in Egypt reflect the government's growing irritation with the inflammatory rhetoric of the opposition Islamist movement's leader, analysts say. "Mohammad Mehdi Akef upped the ante recently," said Kamal Habib, a political analyst and former member of the Jihad Group, which was behind a wave of deadly violence in the 1990s.

  • Egypt's Al Ahli win with early four-goal blitz Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Aug 26 12:10 PM
    CAIRO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Holders Al Ahli scored four goals in an opening 20 minute blitz to easily beat Asante Kotoko of Ghana in their African Champions League Group A match on Saturday and ease closer to a semi-final place.

  • NEWS ANALYSIS / Israeli war protests echo 1973 / As troops battled Hezbollah, outcry arose that may yet end political,  Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 27 3:54 AM
    Israel's war against Hezbollah in Lebanon ended two weeks ago, but one date keeps recurring in the endless Israeli press commentary: 1973. That was the year of the Yom Kippur War, when Israeli intelligence failed to predict a surprise attack by Egypt...

  • Hostage: The Jill Carroll Story - Epilogue * Family reunion Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 28 1:00 AM
    On April 2, 2006, a white Lufthansa 747 with the designation "Hamburg" written on its side taxied up to a gate at Boston's Logan Airport. At 12:22 p.m., Jill Carroll stepped off the plane and onto US soil.

  • Slipping Through the Cracks: Bin Laden?s Mole Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 27 10:24 PM
    ?Triple Cross" is an enlightening documentary about an Egyptian-born superspy; "The Final Report" is a post-hoc account of the ways that American forces have repeatedly missed Osama bin Laden.

  • Asian Academy Hall of Fame calls for nominations Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - 12 minutes ago
    The Asian Leaders Association is now accepting nominations for the Asian Academy Hall of Fame. Deadline for submission is September 6, 2006.

  • Classic string of pearls stretches into a new millennium Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 30 minutes ago
    As legend has it, Cleopatra dissolved a single pearl in a glass of wine and drank it to win a wager with Mark Antony, showing that she could consume the wealth of an entire nation in one meal.

  • UK uni recruitment row Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 0 minute ago
    A UK-based university has been stopped from recruiting students in Bahrain because of its "historical" policy off not offering scholarships to GCC nationals, according to Gulf Daily News. The British Council cancelled all recruitment interviews for potential University of Greenwich candidates to investigate the matter.

  • Annan Will Travel Mideast to Bolster Lebanon Peace Plan Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 27 8:33 PM
    Secretary General Kofi Annan?s 11-day Middle East tour is likely to be the last major diplomatic journey of his 10 years in office.

  • The Jill Carroll Story, epilogue: Family Reunion Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 27 10:55 PM
    Since Christian Science Monitor reporter Jill Carroll's kidnapping and release in Iraq, the Monitor has made her a full-time employee and this fall, she's been accepted into a journalism fellowship program at a major university. After that, Carroll plans to return to writing from overseas.

  • Ahly goal blitz sinks Kotoko Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 26 12:09 PM
    Holders Ahly of Egypt beat Ghana's Asante Kotoko 4-0 in Group A of the Champions League in Cairo on Saturday.

  • A Little Bit of Paradise on the Lake Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 27 6:10 AM
    By Maureen Houston, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 27--Kathy and Clay Crockett live in Belleville, but from April through October, their weekend home is a rustic 30-year-old trailer at Lake Egypt near Marion.

  • Germany's role in Israel-Hizbullah prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Iran's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has denied an Egyptian news report about a German role in an imminent prisoner swap between Israel and Lebanon's Islamic resistance Hizbullah, DPA reported today.

  • Chuck Bitar's Story Open this result in new window
    NewsInitiative.org via Yahoo! News - Aug 27 5:00 PM
    The National Security Entry and Exit Registration System (NSEERS) was created a year after 9/11 to create a record of men from specific countries.

  • Israel kills six Palestinians Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Israel intensified its military assaults on Gaza killing at least six Palestinians. Palestinian officials said the four were manning roadblocks in the area when they were hit by an Israeli missile fired from the air.

  • Today's Headlines: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    We are looking for sales & marketing representatives in different countries. Apply now! Israel Iraq-style war crimes charges A British firm of human rights lawyers suggested today that Israel may have committed war crimes during its destruction of Lebanon similar to those committed by the US and UK in Iraq.

  • Football: Spurs agree fee with Roma for their own old boy Mido Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 28 4:29 PM
    Tottenham have agreed a fee with Roma for Mido and hope to beat West Ham to Steed Malbranque's signature.

  • 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).

  • Complaints Mount as Rush Starts for Vacationers to Return Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Aug 28 4:11 PM
    JEDDAH, 29 August 2006 With Saudi schools reopening soon, complaints are mounting about vacationers unable to return in time. This is attributed to the problem of finding airline seats.

  • UN's Annan Arrives in Lebanon on Tour to Boost Truce (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 28 7:04 AM
    Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Beirut today on a Middle East tour to consolidate the cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah.

  • Nasrallah describes 'Israeli provocation' bid for next war Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    Lebanese resistance movement leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday dismissed as provocation the statement by Israeli defense minister Amir Peretz that that it was preparing for a second round of war with Lebanon.

  • Nixon library to host presidential helicopter Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 31 minutes ago
    YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- The presidential helicopter has landed, and you can get on board. A six-ton Sikorsky is now on display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

  • Around the Nation Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 28 3:11 PM
    By FROM NEWS SERVICE REPORTS Lightning delays shuttle launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.