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  • Pakistan, Egypt condemn Israeli attacks on Lebanon, Gaza Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 08 6:28 PM
    Pakistan and Egypt on Tuesday strongly condemned the Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Gaza, and stressed the need for an immediate cease-fire and withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Lebanese territory.

  • Pakistan and Egypt decide to further promote bilateral ties Open this result in new window
    The Pakistan Link - Aug 08 12:52 PM
    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Egypt decided to further promote their bilateral relations and agreed to convene 2nd Joint Ministerial Commission meeting in Islamabad before the year-end to speed up the process of setting up Joint Business Council.

  • Egypt: Uganda for Cairo Karate Do Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 8:36 AM
    UGANDA and Rwanda have qualified to represent zone five in the Africa zonal karate-do challenge due in Cairo, Egypt next year.

  • Pakistan, Egypt call for immediate ceasefire, Israeli withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 08 6:29 AM
    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Egypt on Tuesday strongly condemned the ongoing Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Gaza and stressed the need for an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Israeli troops from Lebanese territory.

  • EGYPT RECEIVES U.S. HELICOPTER Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Aug 08 12:23 AM
    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Egypt has received a naval helicopter from the United States. The Egyptian Air Force has reacquired the SH-2G[E] Super Seasprite helicopter from Kaman Aerospace.

  • Al-Qaeda claims backing in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 07 7:23 PM
    Ayman al-Zawahiri, al- Qaeda's number two, has announced that Gama'a al-Islamiya, the main militant group behind Egypt's bloody 1990s insurrection, has joined his global jihad.

  • Arab marts mostly higher led by Egypt index Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 08 1:53 AM
    Egypts main equity index climbed. Commercial International Bank, the countrys largest private lender, rose after reporting higher first-half profit.

  • Egypt's NSGB Profit 1H 06 EGP248.1 Mln, +62.2% On Year Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 07 10:49 PM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt's National Societe Generale Bank said Monday profit for the first half was up 62.2% compared with the same period last year.

  • Gulf investors to form $1billion firm for projects in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Aug 07 10:03 PM
    A consortium led by Abu Dhabi investment firm National Holding and Egypt, have signed an agreement to start a new holding company to develop $30 billion (Dh110 billion) worth of projects in Egypt.

  • Another Ancient Tomb Discovered in Egypt? Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 08 4:23 AM
    Archaeologists and Egyptologists Get Excited About a Possible New Tomb Uncovered in Valley of the Kings

  • Pak-Egypt talks today Open this result in new window
    The Pakistan Link - Aug 07 8:52 AM
    ISLAMABAD: Pak-Egypt talks are being held here at Pakistan Foreign Office today (Monday) to enhance cooperation in various sectors including trade, investment, energy, education and health.

  • Video: Egypt's Sunken Treasures Showcased at Berlin Museum Open this result in new window
    National Geographic - Aug 08 11:26 AM
    Take a virtual tour of the first public exhibition of ancient Egyptian relics found underwater near the port city of Alexandria.

  • Most Egypt Gama'a unlikely to join Qaeda-ex-member Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 2:23 AM
    A former official of Egypt's Gama'a Islamiya said on Sunday that even if some members of the Islamist group had joined al Qaeda it was unlikely that most would.

  • Dubai's Emaar bid wins Egypt luxury resort site Open this result in new window
    NDTV Profit - Aug 06 9:55 PM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Dubai's Emaar Properties has won an auction to buy a 7 kilometre strip of prime luxury tourism real estate on Egypt's Mediterranean coast for $175 million, Egyptian officials said on Saturday.

  • 2006 Renault Megane CFA CRUISE CONTROL from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Aug 08 12:17 PM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? So far nothing has gone wrong with the car. General comments?

  • Emaar Properties wins land in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Gowealthy - Aug 07 1:32 AM
    Emaar Properties, the Dubai-based international property major, has won a keenly-bid auction sale of 625 hectares of prime land on Egypt's North coast from the Egyptian Government Tourism Company.

  • Egypt's Islamists deny Al Qaeda merger Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 08 2:07 AM
    WASHINGTON -- There is continuing uncertainty about claims at the weekend that an Egyptian Islamic group, Al Jamaa Al Islamiya, has merged with Al Qaeda after a video claimed Egyptian hardliners had switched to the global organization.

  • Basem registers impressive win Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 37 minutes ago
    DUBAI Basem Amin of Egypt, the defending champion, caught up with Grandmaster Belkhodja Slim of Tunisia with an impressive victory over Yahaya Saleh in the seventh round of the Arab Chess Championship at Dubai Chess and Culture Club.

  • Egypt group leaders join al Qaeda - Zawahri video Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 3:35 PM
    Some leaders of Egypt's Gama'a Islamiya have joined al Qaeda, al Qaeda's deputy head Ayman al-Zawahri said in a video aired on Al Jazeera television on Saturday.

  • Kiwi deployment bugged Aussies Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 08 6:06 PM
    The Australian government was embarrassed by New Zealand's decision to send 6000 troops to Egypt at the start of World War 2, newly declassified cables reveal.

  • Al-Qaida says it's merging with militants from Egypt Open this result in new window
    San Jose Mercury News - Aug 06 3:26 AM
    Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader said in a new videotape aired Saturday that an Egyptian militant group has joined the terror network. It was the first time that Al-Qaida has announced a branch in Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation. The Egyptian group, Gamaa Islamiya, is apparently a revived version of a militant group of the same name that waged a campaign of violence in Egypt during the 1990s

  • Egypt's FM calls for changes to U.S.-French draft UN resolution on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 07 8:13 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit called for amendment of the draft UN Security Council resolution to end the fighting between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah, the official news agency MENA reported on Monday.

  • Renowned Egyptologist John Anthony West brings Emmy-winning research to UCI conference Open this result in new window
    EurekAlert! - Aug 08 7:53 AM
    Irvine, CA (August 8, 2006) -- Renowned Egyptologist, scholar and Pythagorean, John Anthony West (The Traveler's Key to Ancient Egypt, Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt), will be at the Conference of Precession and Ancient Knowledge (CPAK) this fall at UCI. West will share his insights and the results of years of exhaustive study on ancient Egypt.

  • Bassem and Slim share the lead Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 08 1:54 PM
    Dubai: Grand Master Belkhodja Slim of Tunisia and International Master Amin Bassem of Egypt shared the lead with 5.5 points in the men's section after the seventh round of the Arab Chess Championship at Dubai Chess and Culture Club.

  • Al Qaeda announces a new branch in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Aug 06 12:22 AM
    Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader, Ayman al Zawahri, said in a new videotape aired Saturday that an Egyptian militant group has joined the terrorist network, the first time that al Qaeda has announced a branch in Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation.

  • Intel and Harf pledge support to strengthen literacy drive in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 06 3:19 AM
    Intel has teamed up with Egyptian software developer Harf to support the Information Communication and Technology for Illiteracy Eradication Project (ICT4IEP) in Egypt, through an innovative software technology solution.

  • Another Tomb in the Valley of the Kings? Open this result in new window
    KLTV Texas - Aug 08 6:28 AM
    Archaeologists believe they may have found another ancient crypt in Egypt -- which could turn out to be a royal resting place.

  • Mubarak opposed to using Egyptian army abroad Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Aug 08 6:58 AM
    CAIRO, August 08 -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Monday he was against boycotts and would not be provoked into deploying the Egyptian army outside Egypt.

  • Kotoko-Al Ahly Thriller Open this result in new window
    Ghanaweb.com - Aug 08 12:04 PM
    FORMER VICE chairman of the Ghana Football Association, Lawyer Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah, has boosted the morale of players of Asante Kotoko, promising them a special package of ten million cedis, should they record a win in their CAF Champions League fixture with Al Ahly of Egypt at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium, this weekend, reports Isaac Franklin.

  • Anti-U.S. feeling leaves Arab reformers isolated Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 43 minutes ago
    The very people whom the United States wanted to encourage to promote democracy instead feel trapped by a policy that they now ridicule more or less as "destroying the region in order to save it."

  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Aug 08 8:23 AM
    Egypt has extended its efforts to expand the sea, sun and sand segment of its tourism industry beyond the Red Sea to the Mediterranean coast. Prices continue to increase as business activity in Dubai intensifies, which is compelling many companies to look to the northern emirates for lower costs.

  • Girl stokes fire to find Nadia Part three of four Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Aug 08 12:08 AM
    Customs was a snap no questions, not even an unzipped duffel bag. She hurried down a stairway, stepped through some glass doors, and was in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Posted: 08-08-2006 , 12:14 GMT Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Aug 08 5:19 AM
    Further to earlier local newspaper reports implicating Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) in a bidding competition to own the Suez Steel Factory in Egypt.

  • Gulf Investors, $1bn Egypt venture Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 07 8:50 PM
    Abu Dhabi's National Holding, Abu Dhabi Investment House and Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House, have signed an agreement with the Egyptian government to set up a $1bn company to fund the country's transportation infrastructure, Emirates Today reported.

  • Emaar wins Egyptian real estate auction Open this result in new window
    World Leisure News - Aug 08 8:37 AM
    Dubai-based Emaar Properties has won an auction organised by the Egyptian government to buy a large strip of real estate on Egypts Mediterranean coast for EGP1bn (US175m, 91.7m, 136m euro).

  • Conflict Polarizes the Mideast, Leaving Little Middle Ground Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Moderate Arab reformers say that U.S. support for Israels battle with Hezbollah has put them on the defensive.

  • New Israeli general oversees Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    The commander of the Israeli military on Tuesday appointed his deputy to oversee Israel's battles in Lebanon, a dramatic mid-offensive shift sidelining the head of the northern command.

  • Egypt denies it will not fight for Lebanon Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 05 9:15 PM
    The Egyptian Foreign Ministry categorically denied on Friday August 4 a report published by an Arab newspaper that Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit had said that Egypt would neither sacrifice the blood of its sons for the sake of Arabs nor take part in a multinational peace-keeping force in Lebanon.

  • Emaar wins Egypt bid Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 05 9:20 PM
    Emaar has won an auction to buy a strip of land on Egypt's Mediterranean coast, according to Reuters. It was reported last month that Emaar was up against Egypt's Orascom Hotels and Development and the Talaat Mustafa Group.

  • Dr. Ereikat: Rafah Crossing to be Open Tomorrow Open this result in new window
    Palestine News Agency - Aug 08 5:34 AM
    RAMALLAH, August 8, 2006 (WAFA) - The Head of the PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Dr. Saeb Ereikat said Tuesday that Rafah Crossing would reopen Wednesday only from Gaza Strip to Egypt.

  • UAE, Bahrain companies join hands to set up USD1 billion holding company to invest in infrastructure development &  Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 07 11:04 PM
    In a significant development that will catalyse the growing economic partnership between Egypt, the UAE and the Kingdom of Bahrain, a consortium led by the National Holding (NH) of Abu Dhabi today signed a agreement with the Government of Egypt to set up a USD1 billion holding company to invest in developing the country's transportation infrastructure spanning roads, bridges, ports and rail

  • Prince Champ Ramy Home For Heliopolis Open this result in new window
    SquashNow! - Aug 08 5:52 AM
    Within a few weeks of winning a historic second successive World Junior Squash Championship title in New Zealand and leading Egypt to success in the Prince World Junior Team Championship - Ramy Ashour is back on home soil seeking domestic success in the Rotary Heliopolis Open.

  • Tens of thousands in Britain, South Africa, Egypt, protest Israeli attacks Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 05 2:04 PM
    LONDON (AP) - Thousands of people marched in Britain, South Africa and Egypt on Saturday to protest against the Israeli offensive in Lebanon, some demanding an immediate halt to the fighting and others pressing for sanctions against Israel.

  • Candy-Coating Terrorism At The EU Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 4:00 PM
    World War III: The European Union seems to think peacemaking in the Mideast means pretending terrorists aren't terrorists. But coddling Hezbollah will only help Islamofascists grow into a global threat.

  • Pauch uses low groove to win Open this result in new window
    The Trenton Times - Aug 07 9:19 PM
    NEW EGYPT -- Returning to his old form, Billy "The Kid" Pauch ran away and hid from the rest of the field in Saturday's 30-lap modified feature at New Egypt Speedway.

  • Egypt group join Al-Qaeda Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 05 2:18 PM
    AL-QAEDA second in command Ayman al-Zawahiri announced overnight that Egypt's Jamaa Islamiya militant group was joining the global terror network, in a taped message aired by Arabic television Al-Jazeera.

  • Qatar fears Lebanese civil war without cease-fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 3:12 PM
    An Arab delegation warned the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that Lebanon would erupt into a civil war unless there was an immediate cease-fire and the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the country's south.

  • Mubarak opposed to using Egyptian army abroad Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 08 12:34 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he will not be provoked into deploying the Egyptian army outside of Egypt, as Israeli attacks on Lebanon have inflamed public opinion in the country.

  • Egypt group join Al-Qaeda Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Aug 05 2:23 PM
    AL-QAEDA second-in-charge Ayman Al-Zawahiri has welcomed a group suspected to have carried out a deadly 1997 attack in Egypt into the terror alliance.

  • August 8, 1956 Open this result in new window
    Kathimerini - Aug 08 1:08 AM
    SUEZ WAR: London, 6 - Despite repeated Cabinet meetings in Cairo and a number of meetings chaired by President Gamal Nasser over the past 48 hours, Egypt has not yet responded to a British proposal to a summit on August 16. A prominent Egyptian official said today that the government was in no hurry to reply to the West. Meanwhile, Great Britain continues to mobilize its military in a rather

  • Marchers in Britain, South Africa, Egypt, protest Israeli attacks in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 05 4:42 PM
    Demonstrators have turned out by the thousands in Britain, South Africa and Egypt to protest the Israeli offensive in Lebanon.

  • Diamond day for Sandy and Robina Open this result in new window
    Buchan Observer - Aug 08 4:59 AM
    Postman Andrew Sinclair delivered Her Majesty The Queen's diamond wedding card to Sandy and Robina Robertson who were married 60 years ago at the Royal Hotel, Peterhead shortly after Sandy returned from war service in Egypt with the RAF. They have one son, two grandsons and four great grandsons.

  • Egypt group leaders join al Qaeda: Zawahri video Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 05 2:30 PM
    Some leaders of Egypt's Gama'a Islamiya have joined Al Qaeda, its deputy head Ayman al-Zawahri said in a video aired on Al Jazeera television on Saturday.

  • 4.40am Tuesday August 8, 2006 Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Aug 07 4:20 PM
    Egypt's Suez Canal will be able to accommodate larger oil tankers once a project to deepen it to 20m from 18.9m is complete.

  • War won't affect exports Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 07 8:49 PM
    The war in Lebanon won't damage Israel's exports to the Arab world, according to officials quoted by Ynet. Israel saw a 28% increase in exports to the Arab world in the first half of 2006, representing $138m. 92% of Israel's exports go to Jordan and Egypt.

  • Emaar to buy Egypt luxury site Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 05 5:29 PM
    CAIRO: Dubai's Emaar Properties has won an auction to buy a 7km strip of prime luxury tourism real estate on Egypt's Mediterranean coast for $175 million.

  • Egypt museum opens second mummy room Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 07 1:37 AM
    CAIRO: The Egyptian Museum opened a second mummy chamber yesterday where the mummies of 11 royal figures from the 20th dynasty of the New Kingdom were put on display.

  • Arab Anger at Their Governments Grow Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 07 1:12 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- As their anger against Israel and America swells, protesters across the Middle East are also increasingly venting their frustration at their Arab rulers, especially in moderate countries whose governments have been reliable U.S. allies.

  • Militants in Egypt Terror Group Are Said to Be Joining Al Qaeda Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 05 6:16 PM
    Al Qaedas second in command announced Saturday that it was being joined by a number of leaders of Al Gamaa al-Islamiyya, the Egyptian militant group.

  • Arabs Condemn Israel Arrest of Palestinian Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 06 10:42 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Arab and Islamic officials on Sunday condemned Israel for arresting the Palestinian parliament speaker and called for his immediate release.

  • AP Blog: France, U.S. find common ground Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 6:06 AM
    U.N. Chief Correspondent Edith M. Lederer, who has covered the world diplomatic beat since September 1998, writes a periodic blog about life behind-the-scenes at U.N. headquarters in New York.

  • Candy-Coating Terrorism At The EU Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 08 4:00 PM
    Commentary from Investor's Business Daily

  • Inquest warning over quick diving Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 08 1:05 PM
    Short diving courses are "madness", an expert says as inquests are held into three diver deaths in the South West.

  • Egypt condemns Israel's arresting Palestinian parl't speaker Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 06 6:29 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Sunday denounced Israel for its arresting of Aziz Dweik, Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), said a press statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

  • Lebanese Offer to Send Troops to Patrol Border Is Considered by Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 08 5:01 AM
    Israels prime minister, Ehud Olmert, today called the plan interesting, and said he would study it.

  • After Lebanon, there's Iran Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Aug 08 3:58 PM
    The US should abandon its policy of isolation and intimidation, and give Iran a vested interest in stability.

  • Select an Edition: Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Aug 07 9:08 AM
    Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa of Egypt waves at the end of the Arab foreign ministers meeting in Beirut August 7, 2006. REUTERS/SHARIF KARIM

  • 'Fantasy' fails to grasp root of Mideast conflict Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 08 4:08 AM
    Commentary writer George Bisharat's picture of a beautiful Beirut that has been ruined, in part, by Israel's "history of violence against Arab civilians" during the past 60 years is pure fantasy.

  • Arianna Huffington: Israels Tactical Catastrophe: Pushing Middle East Moderates to Embrace Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 08 3:02 PM
    The U.S.-French cease-fire plan for Lebanon is getting the same reaction at the UN as a group of Connecticut bloggers at Lieberman campaign headquarters. Delegates from the Arab League arrived in New York to push the Security Council for a major rewrite, while Bush interrupted his vacation brush-clearing to brush aside the Arab world's concerns, saying the UN should approve the plan now and

  • N.J. autos: Veterans Swain, Pauch win again Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Aug 07 5:34 AM
    It was a night for experience to lend a hand at New Egypt Speedway Saturday, as two veterans used their savvy to pick up their second wins of the season.

  • Jordan's king fears for Mid-East Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 08 12:23 PM
    King Abdullah of Jordan tells the BBC he fears for the region, saying the international community lacks an overall strategy.

  • Simon Jenkins: Commentators Are Having a Poor Middle East Conflict Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 08 2:02 PM
    If the first casualty of war is truth, the second is comment. While soldiers fight, diplomats struggle and civilians die, the commentariat is having a poor Middle East conflict. "Solutionists" dribble out their six-point plans for peace and interventionists behave as if all the world were fools and only they wise. I almost prefer the propagandists. The format is now familiar. It starts with an

  • Apache completes sale of stake in China block Open this result in new window
    bizjournals.com via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 08 10:37 AM
    Apache Corp. has completed the sale of its 24.5 percent stake in China's producing Zhao Dong block to ROC Oil Co. Ltd. of Australia for $260 million.

  • Claim by al Qaeda dismissed by some Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Aug 07 2:34 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Al Qaeda's weekend announcement that a prominent Egyptian militant group had joined forces with the terror network doesn't signal a significant new threat, Egyptian analysts and former militants said Sunday.

  • Afraid of Isreal Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Aug 07 11:34 AM
    REF: KING ABDULLHA OF JORDAN , MUBARAK OF EGYPT AND THE SAUDI KING ARE NOTHING MORE THAN IMPOTENT MONKEYS , WHO ARE WATCHING FROM THEIR SAFE WINDOWS -WHILE BABIES ARE BEIGN KILLED IN LEBANON , WHAT ARE THE PEOPLE IN THE ARAB STREETS DOING OR THINKNG ???

  • Money-driven short scuba courses 'sheer madness' expert tells inquest Open this result in new window
    Cyber Diver News Network - Aug 08 4:22 PM
    PICTON, New Zealand (7 Aug 2006) -- Short diving courses are "madness", an expert has said as inquests were held into diver deaths in the South West.

  • Belgium Anderlecht keep 100 per cent record Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 07 2:43 AM
    A penalty from Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan gave 10-man Anderlecht a 1-0 win at home to Germinal Beerschot in the Belgian first division on Saturday and kept the champions' 100 per cent record intact.

  • Menzies 'blindsided' by NZ's WWII choice Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 08 5:19 PM
    Wartime Australian prime minister Sir Robert Menzies was blindsided by a New Zealand decision to send troops abroad ahead of Australia at the beginning of World War II, newly declassified cables show.

  • United plea for Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    The word "peace" was spoken scores of times and in several languages Tuesday night at St. Maron Maronite Catholic Church in Minneapolis, and always it sounded like both a lament and a plea. For the Lebanese-American members of St. Maron, the violence in the Mideast is painfully personal. About half of the church's 600 members have relatives in the region, where warfare rages between Israel and

  • Canadian MPs to study Middle East close up Open this result in new window
    CBC - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has accepted an offer from a Liberal MP to advise the government on South Asia and the Middle East.

  • Egypt: Terror Group Denies Joining Al Qaeda Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 07 2:43 AM
    The leader of Egyptian group Jemaah Islamiyah denied Aug. 6 that his organization has joined al Qaeda.

  • Menzies 'blindsided' by NZ's WWII choice Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 08 5:01 PM
    Newly declassified cables show that PM Robert Menzies was blindsided by NZ deciding to send troops abroad ahead of Australia at the beginning of World War II.

  • Lebanese Offer to Send Troops to Patrol Border Is Dismissed by Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 07 10:46 PM
    Diplomatic efforts stalled at the United Nations after Lebanon and Arab League members objected to a draft resolution on a cease-fire.

  • Middle East Investors Shown Keen Interest For Projects In Indonesia Open this result in new window
    Bernama - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    JAKARTA, Aug 9 (Bernama) -- Businessmen from the Middle East are keenly eyeing for projects in Indonesia, Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin)'s Committee for the Middle East and the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), Sudrajat DP said here, Tuesday.

  • 20 education institutions participate in exhibition Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 45 minutes ago
    MUSCAT Twenty higher education institutions from around the region are taking part in the second 'Arab Universities, Colleges and Academies Exhibition' under way at the Oman International Exhibition Centre here.

  • Scuba crash courses 'risk lives' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 08 6:27 PM
    Coroner told divers are unprepared for UK water.

  • MPs heading to Mideast war zone on fact-finding mission Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 08 2:44 PM
    OTTAWA (CP) - MPs from at least three of the four main parties are set to travel together into the heart of the Middle East conflict next week on a fact-finding mission, despite divisions over how to respond to the hostilities.

  • Simon Jenkins: The pundits' platitudes do nothing to solve this crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 08 6:18 PM
    Simon Jenkins: Western commentators are having a bad war.

  • New Qaeda big's vid boasts of Egypt cell Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Aug 06 1:31 AM
    CAIRO - Al Qaeda's No.2 leader announced in a new videotape aired yesterday that an Egyptian militant group has joined the terror network.

  • Iran to defy Security Council resolution Open this result in new window
    Cape Cod Times - Aug 07 4:12 AM
    THE NEW YORK TIMES CAIRO, Egypt - Iran's chief national security official said yesterday that Iran would defy the U.N. Security Council by refusing to halt enrichment of uranium by the end of the month.

  • Menzies 'embarrassed' over troops Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 08 5:18 PM
    WARTIME Australian prime minister Sir Robert Menzies was blindsided by a New Zealand decision to send troops abroad ahead of Australia at the beginning of World War II, newly declassified cables show.

  • MPs set to head to Mideast war zone on fact-finding mission Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 08 1:38 PM
    OTTAWA (CP) - MPs from the four main parties plan to travel together into the heart of the Middle East conflict next week on a fact-finding mission, despite divisions over how to respond to the hostilities.

  • A difficult surgery for conjoined twins Open this result in new window
    Danville Register Bee - 26 minutes ago
    For what is believed to be the first time, doctors were attempting Monday to separate conjoined twins who share a kidney.

  • Editor's note: Open this result in new window
    Metro Times Detroit - 9 minutes ago
    While many pundits paint Middle Eastern conflicts in broad strokes, University of Michigan history professor Juan Cole, on his blog Informed Comment, is more of a pointillist, offering analysis steeped in detail.

  • Arab anger at their governments grow Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 07 1:02 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) As their anger against Israel and America swells, protesters across the Middle East are also increasingly venting their frustration at their Arab rulers, especially in moderate countries whose governments have been reliable U.S. allies.

  • Egyptian Group Denies It's in al-Qaida Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 06 8:58 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian militant group denied on Sunday that it had joined al-Qaida, saying the majority of its members were sticking by a truce with the government declared almost a decade ago.

  • Egyptian students vanish without a trace Open this result in new window
    WABC-TV New York - Aug 08 3:00 PM
    And federal agents are worried about where they are and why they vanished without a trace.

  • Batelco, Vodafone Egypt deal Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 04 9:35 PM
    Batelco has signed a new bi-lateral commercial GPRS roaming service with Vodafone in Egypt.

  • Roeder pained by selection headache Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 08 5:40 PM
    Uefa Cup: Glenn Roeder's Newcastle line-up could be very different if Ashley Cole moves to Chelsea. Confused?

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