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  • Egypt defender Abdelwahab dies of heart attack during training Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Aug 31 9:08 AM
    Egypt defender Mohammed Abdelwahab died of a heart attack Thursday after collapsing on the field while practicing with his club Al Ahly, the team said on its Web site.

  • Egypt bids farewell to Arab literary giant Mahfuz Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 5:21 AM
    Egypt has bidden farewell to its Nobel prize-winning novelist Nagib Mahfuz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature, who died at the age of 94.

  • Egypt prepares to bury Arab literary giant Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 1:20 AM
    Egypt was preparing to bid farewell to Nobel-winning novelist Nagib Mahfuz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature.

  • Egypt's Abdelwahab dies on pitch Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 31 2:45 AM
    Egypt defender Mohamed Abdelwahab collapses and dies during a training session with his club Ahly.

  • China's Ambassador to Egypt mourns Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 31 4:57 PM
    Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Wu Sike has sent a mourning telegraph to the wife of Egyptian Nobel prize winner for literature Naguib Mahfouz, who died on Wednesday morning, embassy spokesman said Thursday.

  • Egypt Egypt begin defence of African Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 31 6:55 AM
    Champions Egypt head a list of 44 African countries who start their campaigns this weekend to qualify for the 2008 Nations Cup. Only Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe have the weekend off.

  • Egypt's Abdelwahab dies on field Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 31 11:08 AM
    CAIRO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Egypt's Mohammed Abdelwahab, who helped his country win this year's African Cup of Nations, died Thursday after collapsing during training in Cairo.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 30 9:23 AM
    Nagib Mahfuz, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel literature prize, has died at the age of 94, several weeks after his health suddenly deteriorated.

  • Egypt bids farewell to Arab literary giant Mahfuz Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 31 4:07 AM
    CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt has bid farewell to its Nobel prize-winning novelist Nagib Mahfuz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature, who died at the age of 94.

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  • PREVIEW-Soccer-Egypt begin defence of African Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Aug 31 4:29 AM
    JOHANNESBURG, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Champions Egypt head a list of 44 African countries who start their campaigns this weekend to qualify for the 2008 Nations Cup.

  • Australia Issues Travel Alert Over Terrorist Threat in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 30 8:27 PM
    Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Australia advised its citizens to exercise a ``high degree of caution'' when they travel to Egypt because of a threat of a terrorist attack in Sharm el-Sheikh and on resorts, hotels or Egyptian government offices.

  • Egypt bids farewell to Arab literary giant Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 31 5:10 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt bade farewell Thursday to its Nobel prize-winning novelist Naguib Mahfouz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature, who died at the age of 94.

  • Egypt defender Abdelwahab dies of heart attack during training Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Aug 31 9:51 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Egypt defender Mohammed Abdelwahab died of a heart attack Thursday after collapsing on the field while practising with his club Al Ahly, the team said on its website.

  • R&M connects Mobinil in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Aug 31 7:14 AM
    Reichle & De-Massari (R&M, www.rdm.com ), the Swiss structured cabling specialist announced today the successful completion of a major cabling infrastructure project at Mobinils new offices and data centre in Egypt.

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    Howell Tri Town News - Aug 31 10:52 AM
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  • Egypt bids farewell to literary giant Mahfuz Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 31 7:05 AM
    Egypt said a sad farewell to its Nobel prize-winning novelist Nagib Mahfuz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature, who died at the age of 94.

  • Australians warned on travel to Egypt Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 30 11:22 PM
    The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) is warning Australians to use a high degree of caution if they are travelling to Egypt, with fears of terrorists may be planning an attack.

  • Egypt pays homage to Nobel winner Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Sify News - Aug 31 4:12 AM
    Egypts leading Muslim clerics led mourners in special prayers on Thursday for Egypt's Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz, who was reviled in life for novels condemned by some Islamists as sacrilege.

  • DFAT warns of Egypt terror threat Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 30 5:10 PM
    Australians travelling to Egypt have been warned of the possibility of imminent terrorist attacks against westerners at Sharm el-Sheikh, one of the nation's top tourist spots.

  • DFAT warns of Egypt terror threat Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 30 4:56 PM
    Australians travelling to Egypt have been warned of the possibility of imminent terrorist attacks against westerners at Sharm el-Sheikh.

  • Egypt mourns death of Nobel-winning author Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 30 7:17 PM
    Egypt was yesterday in mourning after the death of Naguib Mahfouz, the nation's great writer and the only Arab to have received the Nobel prize for literature. The author, who was 94, will be buried today in Cairo after a state funeral.

  • Travel warning on Egypt terror threat Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 30 5:29 PM
    AUSTRALIANS travelling to Egypt have been warned of the possibility of imminent terrorist attacks against westerners at Sharm el-Sheikh, one of the nation's top tourist spots.

  • Egypt laureate dies in hospital Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 29 11:28 PM
    Egypt's Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz dies in hospital in Cairo, aged 94.

  • Egypts Nobel writer Naguib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    Dawn - Aug 30 8:32 PM
    CAIRO, Aug 30: Naguib Mahfuz, Egypts most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel literature prize, died on Wednesday at the age of 94, several weeks after his health suddenly deteriorated.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Aug 30 11:08 AM
    Nagib Mahfuz, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, died at the age of 94, several weeks after his health abruptly deteriorated.

  • Egypt football international dies in training Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 31 9:52 AM
    Egyptian international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab has died of a heart attack while training with his club, champions Al-Ahly.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Aug 30 11:30 AM
    Nagib Mahfuz, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, died on Wednesday at the age of 94, several weeks after his health abruptly deteriorated.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 30 4:21 AM
    CAIRO (AFP) - Nagib Mahfuz, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, has died at the age of 94, several weeks after his health suddenly deteriorated.

  • Egypts Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    Nine O'Clock - Aug 30 1:16 PM
    CAIRO - Nagib Mahfuz, Egypts most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, died Wednesday at the age of 94, several weeks after his health suddenly deteriorated.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Naguib Mahfouz dies Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 30 5:25 AM
    CAIRO -- Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, died Wednesday at the age of 94, several weeks after his health suddenly deteriorated.

  • IPR Drilling Campaign Nets Results in Egypt's Western Desert Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Aug 30 7:04 AM
    IPR, a Texas Independent, has continued to make significant strides in the North Bahariya Concession in the Western Desert of Egypt.

  • Egypt's Nobel writer Nagib Mahfuz dies Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Aug 30 2:18 AM
    Nagib Mahfuz, pictured in 1988, Egypt's most celebrated author and the only Arab to win the Nobel prize for literature, died at the age of 94, several weeks after his health abruptly deteriorated.

  • Egypt's north coast brings light to this year's Mediterranean Travel Fair Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 29 11:29 PM
    Egypt, the Arab world's most populous country, is making preparations to host the Mediterranean Travel Fair next month.

  • Egypt's 'most celebrated author' dies Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 30 1:35 AM
    Egypt's most celebrated author, Nobel literature laureate Nagib Mahfuz, has died at the age of 94, several weeks after his condition abruptly deteriorated.

  • Israel warns citizens not to travel to Sinai peninsula in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Brandon Sun - Aug 30 1:33 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Wednesday warned its citizens not to travel to the Sinai peninsula in Egypt due to intelligence information that a terror attack there is imminent.

  • Czech Republic flooded by asylum seekers from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Prague Daily Monitor - Aug 30 12:24 AM
    Prague, Aug 29 (CTK) - The Czech Republic is flooded by migrants from Egypt who are seeking asylum in the country, the daily Pravo writes today.

  • (AFX UK Focus) 2006-08-30 07:35 GMT: CAIRO, Egypt (AFX) - A doctor says Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib  Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Aug 30 12:01 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AFX) - A doctor says Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz has died.

  • Egypt rival issues warning to Etisalat Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 29 11:48 PM
    30 August 2006 Etisalat is going flat-out to meet its target of 10 million subscribers in the first three years of operation of its 3Genabled mobile phone service in Egypt even as its more established competitors are crying foul.

  • Egypt striker Mido returns to Spurs Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 29 6:55 PM
    Egypt striker Mido has returned to Tottenham Hotspur after the club reached agreement on a deal with AS Roma, the English Premier League team has announced.

  • Prayers Held for Egyptian Writer Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 31 8:04 AM
    Egypt's Top Muslim Clerics Lead Prayers for Author Naguib Mahfouz, Who Died Wednesday at 94

  • The Deep Well Of Egypt's Literary Oasis Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 30 10:18 PM
    Naguib Mahfouz was a writer from the age when people with a pen could be heroes. Icons of the national spirit. Hemingway. Tolstoy. Grass. Milosz. Garcia Marquez. Perhaps, after 94 years in the dusty chaos of Cairo, he is equally at home with his literary posterity.

  • Foreign investments in Egypt up to $ 3 billion Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:54 PM
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  • Prayers Held for Egyptian Writer Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 31 6:04 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The country's leading Muslim clerics led mourners in special prayers Thursday for Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz, some of whose work was condemned by Islamic extremists as sacrilegious.

  • Tea party in Egypt, Iran Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Aug 29 3:29 PM
    Calcutta, Aug. 29 : With a marginally better outlook on tea exports in 2006, India is banking heavily on Iran, Egypt and Pakistan.

  • al-Qaida Group Dismisses Iraq Offer Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 31 2:34 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An al-Qaida-affiliated group Thursday branded the Iraqi government offers of reconciliation as futile and called on Sunnis to fight those who legalized the shedding of Muslim blood.

  • England Egypt striker Mido returns to Tottenham Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 29 9:10 AM
    Egypt striker Mido has returned to Tottenham Hotspur after the club reached agreement on a deal with AS Roma, the Premier League team announced on their website on Tuesday.

  • Egypt sends aid to Lebanese Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - Aug 30 9:14 PM
    INDONESIA: The Egyptian government is continuing to provide humanitarian assistance to Lebanese people suffering from the Israel-Hizbollah conflict. At least 18 Egyptian aircraft loaded with humanitarian aid have landed in Damascus and Beirut.

  • Egypt Egypt international Abdelwahab dies during training Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 31 4:55 AM
    Egyptian international defender Mohamed Abdelwahab died after collapsing on the training field on Thursday, club officials said.

  • Egypt striker Mido returns to Tottenham from AS Roma Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 29 7:00 AM
    LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Egypt striker Mido has returned to Tottenham Hotspur after the club reached agreement on a deal with AS Roma, the Premier League team announced on their Web site on Tuesday.

  • Mahfouz, Arab Nobel winner, dies at 94 Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 31 12:03 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Naguib Mahfouz, who became the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for his novels depicting modern Egyptian life in his beloved, millennium-old corner of Islamic Cairo, died Wednesday, his doctor said. He was 94.

  • Mahfouz dead; contributions remembered Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:53 PM
    Egypt toay mourns Noble Peace Prize laureate who passed away yesterday morning at the age of 95 after a long period of illness. President Hosni Mubarak mourned the world writer to the people of Egypt, the Arab Nation and the whole world.

  • Wind farm to produce electricity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:53 PM
    Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Energy is currently implementing in cooperation with Japan the biggest power generation station at Zaa'farana area.

  • Egyptian contacts to avoid showdown at SC over Darfur Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 31 2:53 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Ministry has stepped up efforts and high-level contacts with all parties concerned to avert a possible showdown between the UN Security Council and the Sudanese government over the deployment of peacekeepers in Darfur.

  • NAGUIB MAHFOUZ: 1911-2006 / Humble Egyptian writer was Nobel Prize winner Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 31 3:56 AM
    Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt's master storyteller and the only Arabic-language writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was 94. The last of a line of pioneering 20th century Egyptian artists, Mahfouz died at a...

  • Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz dies Open this result in new window
    Provo Daily Herald - Aug 31 9:53 AM
    Naguib Mahfouz, the cafe denizen who became the first Arab author to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature -- for novels that evoked the scent, color and texture of life in the streets of his native Cairo, Egypt -- died Wednesday. He was 94. Mahfouz had been hospitalized in Cairo since falling in July.

  • Japan's Sojitz Obtains 35% Interest in Egyptian Oil Fields Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Aug 31 2:35 PM
    Sojitz Corp. (TSE:2768) has acquired a 35 percent stake in two oil fields in Egypt from Texas firm IPR for 1.7 billion yen (US$14.5 million).

  • Egypt football international dies in training Open this result in new window
    ATL World Soccer - Aug 31 5:48 AM
    Egyptian international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab has died of a heart attack while training with his club, champions Al-Ahly. The 22-year-old collapsed on the pitch and was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital but resuscitation efforts failed.

  • Harrah's makes 'dagger' thrust into British casino industry Open this result in new window
    Las Vegas Business Press - Aug 31 2:21 PM
    Harrah's Entertainment, through its subsidiary Dagger Holdings Ltd., reached an accord to purchase British casino operator London Clubs International (LCI). The $530 million acquisition would bring six English casinos into the Harrah's fold (a seventh opens in Manchester, in October), plus two in Egypt and one in South Africa.

  • Egypt star dies in training Open this result in new window
    iafrica.com - Aug 31 6:57 AM
    Egyptian international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab died of a heart attack while training with his club, champions Al-Ahly, on Thursday.

  • Egypt condemns Israel's attacks on Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 30 5:23 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit strongly condemned Israel's attack on Sheja'eya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, which left five Palestinians dead, the official news agency MENA reported.

  • Tottenham agrees to re-sign Egypt striker Ahmed Mido from AS Roma Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Aug 29 9:51 AM
    LONDON (AP) - Tottenham agreed to re-sign Ahmed Mido from AS Roma on Tuesday, almost two months after the Egypt striker left the London club.

  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt's Nobel Literature Winner, Dies (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 30 2:03 AM
    Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Naguib Mahfouz, the Egyptian author who was the first Arabic language writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died. He was 94.

  • Heart attack claims star defender, 22 Open this result in new window
    FOXSPORTS.com.au - Aug 31 10:22 AM
    EGYPT international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab died of a heart attack while training with his club Al-Ahly.

  • Egypt soccer player dies in training Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Aug 31 5:32 AM
    Egyptian international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab died of a heart attack while training with his club, champions al-Ahly, on Thursday. The 22-year-old collapsed on the pitch and was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital but resuscitation efforts failed.

  • Prayers held for Egyptian writer Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 31 7:44 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The country's leading Muslim clerics led mourners in special prayers Thursday for Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz, some of whose work was condemned by Islamic extremists as sacrilegious.

  • Nobel-winning Arab author dies Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Aug 30 10:59 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Naguib Mahfouz, the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature, died Wednesday at the age of 94, bringing tributes from literary figures and world leaders for an author who became a symbol of liberalism in the face of Islamic extremism.

  • The same old war of attrition Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Aug 31 11:18 AM
    Despite the changes that have swept Egypt over the last half century one state policy remains unchanged.

  • A Nile River trek offers adventures in tombs, temples and towns Open this result in new window
    Town Online - Aug 31 2:14 PM
    Editors note: This is the second of a two-part series on visiting Egypt. Pushing gently against banks lined with fragrant fields of cotton and sugar cane, the Nile River may be the most famous waterway in the world, conjuring up images of a sultry Cleopatra basking on her seductive barge.

  • The Exodus of 3D Realms Open this result in new window
    Kotaku - Aug 31 4:24 AM
    If I remember my Biblical history correctly, the Jews under Moses made a mass exodus out of Egypt for the land of milk and honey when the pyramid they were building was crassly...

  • Dina Ezzat Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Aug 31 11:18 AM
    Will new plans to overhaul Egypt's dilapidated railways end horrific accidents? Gihan Shahine is not so sure

  • Heart attack claims star defender, 22 Open this result in new window
    Northern Territory News - Aug 31 11:14 AM
    EGYPT international defender Mohammed Abdel Wahab died of a heart attack while training with his club Al-Ahly. The 22-year-old collapsed on the pitch and was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital, but resuscitation efforts failed.

  • Serene Assir Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Aug 31 11:23 AM
    A recent study revealed that the Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ) protocol has boosted Egypt's textile and clothing industry. Mona El-Fiqi reviews the report

  • Egyptian Women Find Place In The Sun Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 30 6:18 PM
    New women-only resorts, where guests can swim and sunbathe while maintaining Islamic modesty, are part of a growing industry in Egypt catering to the swelling ranks of wealthy veiled women.

  • Uganda: Sekajugo, Musonye Attend CAF Meet Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 31 8:05 AM
    CAF's annual general meeting is in progress in Cairo, Egypt with East Africa represented by Dr. James Sekajugo and Nicholas Musonye.

  • Reidy Ready to Step Up Open this result in new window
    East Side Boxing - Aug 31 10:15 AM
    31.08.06 - Gary Reid returned to Impact Boxings gym in Stoke-on-Trent on Monday after taking a two-week holiday in Egypt and declared himself ready and waiting to take on Nigel Wright for his English Light-Welterweight belt.

  • Ibsen at the National Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Aug 31 11:20 AM
    Finally, after many delays and false starts, the National's A Doll's House opened on 25 August. Had it done so in May, as originally scheduled, or even in mid-June, it would have scooped the honour of premiering this world classic in Egypt.

  • Defiant Iran not backing down to U.N. Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Aug 31 12:11 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Iran isn't blinking in the face of today's U.N. deadline for it to halt uranium enrichment or else finally face the possibility of sanctions the United States has sought for years.

  • Egyptian was first Arab author to win Nobel Prize Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Aug 31 4:42 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Naguib Mahfouz, who became the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature for his novels depicting Egyptian life in his beloved corner of ancient Cairo, died yesterday, his doctor said. He was 94.

  • REF : REF :Kofi Annams Jihadi Formula-The assertion that Israel's intent is to grab land without restriction is badly  Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 31 11:24 AM
    The assertion that Israel's intent is to grab land without restriction is badly contradicted by history. The 1948 borders are a result of an attack by 7 arab counties. Israel later relinquished the Sinai to egypt in return for a "cold" peace.

  • U.S. Agencies Hold Geospatial Training Workshop in Jordan Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Aug 31 11:38 AM
    A public-private partnership of U.S. government agencies and private organizations is helping urban planners, policy-makers and technical experts in North Africa and the Middle East put geospatial tools to work on issues affecting their growing cities. Fifty attendees and presenters come from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, West Bank/Gaza and Yemen

  • The first Arab Nobel Prize winner in literature dies at 94 Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Aug 31 2:52 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An Egyptian author who became the first Arab writer to win a Nobel Prize in Literature has died.

  • Naguib Mahfouz, Nobel-winning writer Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Aug 31 1:12 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Naguib Mahfouz, the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature, died Wednesday at 94, prompting worldwide tributes for an author who became a symbol of liberalism in the face of Islamic extremism.

  • Akmal's At It Again! Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 30 9:18 PM
    Born in Egypt and raised in Australia, Akmal Saleh has become one of our most in-demand comedians. -

  • Iran defies U.N.; sanctions possible Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    Iran defied a U.N. deadline Thursday to stop enriching uranium, opening the door for sanctions, but U.S. and other officials said no action would be sought before a key European diplomat meets with Tehran's atomic chief next week to seek a compromise.

  • Adventures in Egypt with the Emerson clan Open this result in new window
    Parry Sound North Star - Aug 30 2:24 PM
    If I ask a customer if they have read the Amelia Peabody mysteries, and they answer no - I think, how lucky you are - you can start now and read them all one after the other.

  • Egypt's own, admired by the world Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 30 12:40 PM
    Naguib Mahfouz, one of the most influential writers in the Arab world and the first (and so far only) Arab writer ever to win the Nobel Prize, died in a Cairo hospital on Wednesday morning. He was 94. Mahfouz had been physically frail and nearly blind for several years. On July 19, he fell in the street during a midnight stroll and sustained a head injury.

  • Egyptian novelist dies; won literature Nobel Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Aug 31 3:00 AM
    Naguib Mahfouz, the cafe denizen who became the first Arab author to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature for novels that evoked the scent, color and texture of life in the streets of his native Cairo, Egypt died Wednesday. He was 94.

  • Author Naguib Mahfouz dies Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 30 12:41 AM
    Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the 1988 Nobel prize for literature and best known for his Cairo Trilogy, died on Wednesday in Egypt after suffering from a bleeding ulcer, doctors at an interior ministry hospital said.

  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Aug 31 6:33 AM
    Romania's insurance sector is expanding as an increasing number of people are signing up for life insurance and pension plans. Industry insiders are acknowledging the need for better service in order to overcome the challenges Egypt's tourism sector has faced in recent years.

  • Local kids to learn print art at DAI Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - Aug 30 9:10 PM
    When Norma Ryan saw banners around the city last year advertising the Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute, she said they served as a sad reminder that many of the children she works with in southeast Dayton had never visited the museum.

  • First Arab Nobel prize winner in literature dies Open this result in new window
    The Pueblo Chieftain - Aug 31 5:06 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Naguib Mahfouz, who became the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for his novels depicting modern Egyptian life in his beloved, millennium-old corner of Islamic Cairo, died Wednesday, his doctor said. He was 94. Mahfouz, who was accused of blasphemy by an Islamic militant and survived a stabbing attack 12 years ago, was admitted to the hospital last month

  • A wide open affair in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Aug 30 5:57 PM
    CAIRO: Thierry Lincou believes he can upset the most spectacularly designated result in the history of squash by winning back the title at the world championships which start tomorrow.

  • Some ministers and governors in Egypt replaced Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 28 7:56 PM
    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.

  • President pays tribute to Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 30 7:28 AM
    Writer Naguib Mahfouz, who has died in Cairo, is remembered by Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak.

  • Much-lauded Arab novelist Mahfouz dies Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Aug 31 1:47 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Naguib Mahfouz, who became the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for his novels depicting modern Egyptian life in his beloved, millennium-old corner of Islamic Cairo, died yesterday, his doctor said. He was 94.

  • RELATED NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 31 4:48 AM
    TOKYO, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Japan's major trading firm Sojitz Corp. has acquired a 35 percent stake in two oil fields in Egypt from Texas firm IPR for USD 14.5 million, a leading business daily reported here Thursday.

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    AME Info - Aug 30 10:14 PM
    Showtime Arabia and leading electrical retail chain RadioShack have signed a deal to offer Showtime services through all 50 RadioShack outlets in Egypt.

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    Yahoo! India News - Aug 30 7:02 PM
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