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  • Egypt reports new bird flu case in poultry Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 7:19 AM
    The H5N1 strain of bird flu has been reported in a domestic poultry farm in southern Egypt, the first time the highly pathogenic virus was detected in the country in months.

  • Egypt's market attractive Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 10 minutes ago
    Egypt, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait are the most attractive equity markets in the Mena region according to a report by investment bank Merrill Lynch and cited by Gulf News. The report highlighted their cheap forward price-earning ratios and current account surpluses; Saudi Arabia and the UAE were seen as expensive.

  • Haniyya confirms report that Egypt is mediating in prisoner swap Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Sep 03 12:17 PM
    Efforts to free an Israeli soldier captured in Gaza appeared to gain speed Sunday with reports that Israel might release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the man. Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyya confirmed press reports that Egypt was mediating talks on a prisoner swap between Israel and armed groups in Gaza.

  • Egypt seeks 'special' china ties Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Sep 03 3:59 PM
    CAIRO: Egypt is striving to become an integral part of China's trade strategy and seal a "special relationship" with the Asian giant that could surpass its partnership with the United States within five years, Trade Minister Mohammed Rashid said.

  • Egypt Confirms Talks on Israeli Soldier Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 02 7:18 PM
    Egypt's President Confirms Negotiations Ongoing to Release Israeli Held by Palestinians

  • Palestinians are urged to use Egypt crossing Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Sep 03 3:58 PM
    JERUSALEM: The World Bank yesterday recommended that Palestinians in the Gaza Strip send exports through the Rafah crossing with Egypt instead of a crossing with Israel that is often closed due to security concerns.

  • Egypt Confirms Talks on Israeli Soldier Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 02 7:13 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says negotiations are ongoing to secure the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants, according to an interview published by a semiofficial daily newspaper Saturday.

  • AJC President Goodkind Meets Egypt's Top Foreign Policy Officials in Cairo Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 1:51 PM
    American Jewish Committee (AJC) President E. Robert Goodkind discussed regional security issues here with Egypt's top foreign policy officials, the committee said today.

  • Egypt thrash Burundi Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 02 12:47 PM
    Egypt coast to victory in Cairo in the opening round of Group Two of qualifying for the African Nations Cup.

  • Egypt seeks 'special relationship' with trade giant China: minister Open this result in new window
    AFP Business News via Yahoo!7 Finance - Sep 02 9:49 PM
    CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt is striving to become an integral part of China's trade strategy and seal a "special relationship" with the Asian giant that could surpass its partnership with the United States within five years, Trade Minister Mohammed Rashid told AFP.

  • Egypt seeks 'special' China bond Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 03 4:02 AM
    Egypt is striving to become an integral part of China's trade strategy and seal a "special relationship" with the Asian giant.

  • Egypt says Lebanon crisis revealed UN weakness Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 6:45 AM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said the response to Israel's "aggression" against Lebanon revealed the "weakness" of the United Nations.

  • Zidan goal sets Egypt on way to easy win Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports - Sep 02 1:43 PM
    CAIRO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Werder Bremen striker Mohamed Zidan's first international goal set defending champions Egypt on their way to a 4-1 win over Burundi in their African Nations Cup Group Two qualifier on Saturday.

  • Egypt's Mubarak says negotiations underway on swap of Palestinian, Israeli prisoners Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 02 6:39 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has revealed that negotiations were still underway to solve the issue of Palestinian and Israeli prisoners, Egypt's top-selling daily al- Ahram reported on Saturday.

  • Nicol bows out after Egypt defeat Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 03 1:41 PM
    Peter Nicol is beaten in the quarter-finals of the World Open, his last event before retiring.

  • Botswana/Egypt: Another Boycott Threat Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 7:36 AM
    Zebras' players have reportedly threatened to boycott the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Egypt in Gaborone next month unless manager Sello Katse is sacked.

  • Egypt reports new bird flu case among fowl Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 03 5:36 PM
    The Egyptian Agriculture Ministry on Sunday confirmed a new case of H5N1 bird flu among fowl in Sohag Governorate, some 400 km south of Cairo, the official MENA news agency reported.

  • Heart defect kills Egypt defender Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 01 10:08 AM
    Doctors in Egypt rule that the sudden death of international defender Mohamed Abdelwahab was the result of heart failure.

  • Israel could free 800 Palestinians for soldier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 4:40 AM
    Under secret talks being brokered by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June.

  • Israel could release 800 Palestinian prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 12:27 AM
    Under secret talks being mediated by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June, a report said.

  • World Open squash championship begins in Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 01 9:45 PM
    World No. 1 Egypt's squash player Amr Shabana on Friday won his opener in the 2006 World Open squash championships by defeating his contender Peter Parker 3-1.

  • Egypt: Death of fullback Open this result in new window
    The Electric New Paper - Sep 01 3:10 PM
    EGYPT soccer was in mourning yesterday. They lost top international defender Mohamed Abdelwahab. He died after mysteriously collapsing on the training field yesterday.

  • Egyptian leader confirms negotiations ongoing to release Israeli soldier Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's president says negotiations are ongoing to secure the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants.

  • Nicol Finally Calls It A Day Open this result in new window
    Sporting Life via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport - Sep 03 5:09 PM
    Peter Nicol has called time on his glittering career after suffering a quarter-final defeat in the World Open in Egypt.

  • Latest al-Qaida Message Seen As PR Bid Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 03 3:43 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - The new al-Qaida video featuring an American calling for his countrymen to convert to Islam raised fears it signaled an imminent attack, but experts in the region said Sunday it is more likely a bid to soften the terror group's image.

  • Israel may exchange prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a single soldier, captured by Gaza militants in early June. Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot says the deal's being discussed under secret talks, being mediated by Egypt.

  • Al-Qaida believed to be plotting attacks in Egypt's Sinai resorts Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Sep 01 1:25 PM
    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - Police are searching for five alleged al-Qaida members who are believed to be hiding in the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula and to be plotting terror attacks, a senior security official said Friday.

  • Al-Qaida may be plotting attacks in Egypt: official Open this result in new window
    CNews - Sep 01 2:03 PM
    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) Police are searching for five alleged al-Qaida members who are believed to be hiding in the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula and to be plotting terror attacks, a senior security official said Friday.

  • Egypt braced for al-Qaeda attacks Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Sep 01 10:50 AM
    Five alleged al-Qaeda members who entered Egypt with forged passports and are currently hiding in a mountainous area in the Sinai Peninsula, are plotting terrorist attacks, Egyptian authorities say.

  • Egypt seeks 'special relationship' with trade giant China: minister Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Sep 02 10:24 PM
    Egyptian Trade Minister Mohammed Rashid (L) is pictured here with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) and Israeli deputy Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (C) in Cairo.

  • Egypt defender Abdelwahab dies of heart attack during training Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Aug 31 9:07 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.

  • African giants demonstrate strength in Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    ATL World Soccer - Sep 03 3:21 PM
    The giants of African football demonstrated their strength in the first series of 2008 Nations Cup qualifiers this weekend. Of the eight teams among the top 10 in action, defending champions Egypt, Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal, Morocco and Togo won while Guinea and Tunisia featured in goalless draws.

  • 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.

  • Merrill picks its favourite markets Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Sep 03 2:07 PM
    Dubai: Egypt, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait are the most attractive equity markets in the Middle East and North Africa region based on current valuations, a top global investment bank said.

  • American tied to al-Qaida urges conversion to Islam Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Sep 03 6:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Al-Qaida reportedly plots attacks in Egypt's Sinai resorts Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Sep 01 6:31 AM
    Five alleged al-Qaida members who entered Egypt with forged passports and are currently hiding in a mountainous area in the Sinai Peninsula are plotting terrorist attacks, Egyptian authorities said Friday.

  • 800 Palestinians may be freed Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Sep 03 3:56 PM
    JERUSALEM: Under secret talks being brokered by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Pales-tinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June.

  • Journalists' ex-captors vow to kill 'infidels' Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Sep 03 4:47 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Palestinian militants who held two Fox News journalists hostage for nearly two weeks threatened in a statement posted online yesterday to abduct non-Muslims visiting the Palestinian territories and kill them unless their demands were met.

  • American appears in video from al-Qaida Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Sep 03 4:48 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An American who has sometimes become a spokesman for al-Qaida appeared in a video with the terrorist groups deputy leader yesterday, calling on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • International briefs Conflicting reports of Iran meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Sep 03 4:32 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Top U.S. officials have made strong charges in recent weeks that Iran is directly stirring up trouble in Iraq. But inside Iraq, it's hard to see any change and some U.S. officials in Baghdad say privately the evidence is not that clear.

  • In the World Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Sep 03 12:16 AM
    Al-Qaeda's No. 2 issues new video CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaeda's deputy leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, issued a new videotape yesterday, along with a man identified as an American member of the terror network, inviting Americans to convert to Islam.

  • American again is in video with al-Qaida's No. 2 Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Sep 03 4:18 AM
    Cairo, Egypt- An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared Saturday in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • 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.

  • Release of 800 likely in exchange for one Open this result in new window
    The Manila Times - Sep 03 7:17 AM
    JERUSALEM: Under secret talks being mediated by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June, a report said Sunday.

  • Al-Qaida video seeks converts Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Sep 03 6:49 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al-Qaida's deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri issued a new videotape Saturday along with a man identified as an American member of the terror network, inviting Americans to convert to Islam.

  • Egypt and Arab world bid farewell to literary giant Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Sep 01 3:20 AM
    CAIRO: Egypt yesterday bade farewell to its Nobel prize-winning novelist Nagib Mahfouz, celebrated as one of the greatest writers in modern Arab literature, who died at the age of 94.

  • Israel in mass prisoner swap talks Open this result in new window
    Northern Territory News - Sep 03 8:49 AM
    UNDER secret talks being mediated by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June.

  • Firearm alert at Dublin airport Open this result in new window
    u.tv - Sep 03 10:41 AM
    A firearm has been found in the hand luggage of a man at Dublin Airport, it has been reported. The Irish man, who is in his 20s, was a passenger on a charter flight to Egypt.

  • `Surrender' to Islam, video urges Americans Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Sep 03 12:02 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An American thought to be an al-Qaida member appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on Americans to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides.

  • Egypt Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Sep 02 8:59 PM
    Who: Rose and Matt Lang of Castle Rock, Mike and Gwen Lang of Monument Where: Abu Simbel Best meal: The best meal was sandwiches ordered from a small cafe in Cairo.

  • Al-Qaida video speaks to U.S. Open this result in new window
    Cape Cod Times - Sep 03 4:26 AM
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO, Egypt - An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader yesterday and called on his countrymen to covert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Iranian President Wants Talks, Annan Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 18 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Sept. 3 -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants negotiations on Iran's nuclear program but won't halt uranium enrichment ahead of talks, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said Sunday after meeting with the Iranian leader.

  • Haniyah: Egypt Working to Obtain Soldiers Release Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Sep 03 2:35 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) PA (Palestinian Authority) Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah announced that Egyptian mediation efforts towards gaining the release of IDF Corporal Gilad Shalit are continuing.

  • American in Qaeda tape: US should convert to Islam Open this result in new window
    IBN live - Sep 03 3:12 AM
    Cairo, Egypt: An American thought to be an al-Qaeda activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for US soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Egypt bids farewell to Nagib Mahfuz Open this result in new window
    Borneo Bulletin - Sep 01 12:06 AM
    A mourner holds a newspaper showing a photograph of Egyptian novelist and Nobel laureate Nagib Mahfuz, who died Aug 30, at a funeral prayer ceremony held at the al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday.

  • Dad says no progress on captive soldier Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 3:58 PM
    The father of a soldier held captive by Gaza militants for more than two months said Sunday there has been no progress in the intensive efforts to free his son.

  • U.S. Asserts Iran Stirring Up Trouble Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 02 12:42 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Top U.S. officials have made strong charges in recent weeks that Iran is directly stirring up trouble in Iraq. But inside Iraq, it's hard to see any change and some American officials in Baghdad say privately the evidence is not that clear.

  • African giants demonstrate strength in Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 3:12 PM
    The giants of African football demonstrated their strength in the first series of 2008 Nations Cup qualifiers this weekend.

  • World Bank to PA: Use Rafah crossing to move goods Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Sep 03 2:44 AM
    A new World Bank report has recommended that the Palestinian Authority use the Rafah border crossing with Egypt for its exports, in light of the frequent closures of the Karni border terminal with Israel and the restrictions imposed by Israel on goods passing through its territory.

  • Shabana survives a scare Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Sep 03 12:36 PM
    CAIRO: : Top-seeded Amr Shabana of Egypt was close to losing his World Open title to his best friend and compatriot before reaching the quarterfinals in front of the Pyramids here on Saturday. The local hero was 2-8 down in the third game ...

  • American al-Qaida activist says U.S. needs to convert to Islam Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Sep 03 1:12 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terrorist groups deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • New al-Qaeda video surfaces Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Sep 02 3:24 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaeda's deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri issued a new videotape Saturday along with a man identified as an American member of the terror network, inviting Americans to convert to Islam.

  • U.S. man, in al-Qaida video, urges conversion Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Sep 03 12:22 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to covert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Egypt: Navigating the Nile Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Sep 01 12:18 AM
    31 August 2006 Industry insiders are acknowledging the need for better service in order to overcome the challenges Egypt's tourism sector has faced in recent years.

  • Israel could release 800 Palestinian prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Sep 03 12:50 AM
    This file photo shows Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak alighting from an aircraft at Marrakech airport. Under secret talks being mediated by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured by Gaza militants in early June, a report said.

  • Egypt's Abdelwahab dies on pitch Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 31 2:32 AM
    Egypt defender Mohamed Abdelwahab collapses and dies during a training session with his club Ahly.

  • Arab States to Push Peace Initiative in Security Council Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Sep 03 4:50 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Intensive contacts are ongoing between Egypt, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia and the PA (Palestinian Authority) towards formulating a draft plan for regional peace, which the Arab leaders hope to advance in the UN Security Council.

  • Who Can Replace Kofi Annan? Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Sep 03 3:36 PM
    Handicapping the race to lead the U.N.

  • Egyptian leader confirms negotiations ongoing to release Israeli soldier Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Sep 02 9:02 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's president says negotiations are ongoing to secure the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Palestinian militants. In an interview published by a...

  • Focus on: Meddling neighbors Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - Sep 02 9:16 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Top U.S. officials have made strong charges in recent weeks that Iran is directly stirring up trouble in Iraq. But inside Iraq, it's hard to see any change, and some American officials in Baghdad privately say the evidence is not that clear.

  • Efforts to release captured Israeli soldier in Gaza pick up Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 10:30 AM
    Efforts to free an Israeli soldier captured by militants in the Gaza Strip appeared to gain speed with reports that Israel might release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the man.

  • Mariam Fares sings in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Sep 02 6:25 AM
    Lebanese singer Mariam Fares has resumed her regular schedule of performances now that the war between Israel and Lebanon has ended. The singer cancelled all prescheduled concerts during the conflict out of respect for the Lebanese people.

  • American appears in new al-Qaida tape Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 02 9:10 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • China's Ambassador to Egypt mourns Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 31 5:30 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.

  • 800 inmates for Israeli soldier Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Sep 03 2:22 AM
    Under secret talks being mediated by Egypt, Israel could release up to 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a soldier captured in early June.

  • Angola punish sloppy Swazi defending Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 2:16 PM
    Angola followed up their first appearance at the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland in an African Nations Cup qualifier.

  • South Sudan capital dreams of Nile boom-town status after years of war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 1:22 PM
    On the steamy banks of the Nile, busy modern docks and gleaming giant warehouses bustle with boats, while businessmen relax in the luxurious green gardens of a five-star luxury hotel.

  • Italian marines, commandos deploy in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 12:50 PM
    More Italian troops deployed in Lebanon as part of the first major reinforcement in nearly 30 years of the UN mission there, to monitor a truce between Israel and the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

  • Sudan reportedly launches new offensive in Darfur Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 01 6:01 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The Sudanese government has launched a major offensive against rebels in war-torn Darfur, human rights activists and African Union officials said Friday.

  • Annan wins Iran pledge on Lebanon but warned on nuclear Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 12:21 PM
    UN chief Kofi Annan won a pledge from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to support a UN resolution bringing peace to Lebanon but was warned Iran would not suspend sensitive nuclear work before negotiations.

  • Annan: Iran wants nuclear program talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 12:08 PM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants negotiations on Iran's nuclear program but won't halt uranium enrichment ahead of talks, U.N. chief Kofi Annan said Sunday after meeting with the Iranian leader. Annan's two-day visit to Tehran comes after Iran ignored a United Nations deadline to halt uranium enrichment by the end of August, opening the door to possible sanctions.

  • Gomaa: Blackburn move for January Open this result in new window
    Tribalfootball.com - Sep 02 5:57 PM
    Egypt defender Wael Gomaa has claimed Blackburn have made an offer to sign him when the transfer window re-opens in January.

  • Man Sought By FBI In Al-Qaida Video Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Sep 02 4:53 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A California man being sought by the FBI has turned up in an al-Qaida video. The 41-minute video was posted on an Islamic militant Web site.

  • Egypt Egypt begin defence of African Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Aug 31 6:58 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.

  • Italian troops deploy in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 10:11 AM
    More Italian troops have been deployed in Lebanon as part of the first major reinforcement in nearly 30 years of the UN mission monitoring a truce between Israel and the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

  • Mahfouz, the middle man Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 03 4:26 AM
    Many have noted how novelist Naguib Mahfouz helped Western readers understand the Arab world. But perhaps even more important, he helped the Arab world understand itself.

  • Sudan: Ethiopia to Open Consulate in Juba Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 6:07 PM
    Ethiopia announced that it would open a consulate in the capital of Southern Sudan, Juba, joining other neighbouring countries, Egypt, Kenya and Uganda, Sudan Tribune reported from Khartoum.

  • Egypt's Abdelwahab dies on field Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 31 10:59 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.

  • Al-Qaida's Deputy Issues New Videotape Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - Sep 02 3:15 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to covert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

  • Al-Zawahri, alleged American al-Qaida member issue videotape calling Americans to convert to Islam Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Sep 02 10:58 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri issued a new videotape Saturday along with a man identified as an American member of the terror network, inviting Americans to convert to...

  • 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.

  • Egypt hunts 'Qaeda men' Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Sep 02 12:36 AM
    CAIRO: Egyptian police are searching for five suspected Al Qaeda militants in Sinai, security sources said.

  • Egypt bids farewell to Arab literary giant Mahfouz Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 31 5:28 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.

  • Annan: Iran wants talks on nuke program Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 7:42 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants negotiations on Iran's nuclear program but won't halt uranium enrichment ahead of talks, U.N. chief Kofi Annan said Sunday after meeting the Iranian leader.

  • PREVIEW-Soccer-Egypt begin defence of African Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - 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.

  • Alleged American al-Qaida member on new videotape Open this result in new window
    KESQ - Sep 02 1:45 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A California man identified as an American member of the terror network appeared on a new videotape today, inviting Americans to convert to Islam.

  • Palestinian Group to Target Non-Muslims Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 02 9:13 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Palestinian militants who held two Fox News journalists hostage for nearly two weeks threatened in a statement posted online Saturday to abduct non-Muslims visiting the Palestinian territories and kill them unless their demands were met.

  • Australia Issues Travel Alert Over Terrorist Threat in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 30 8:26 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.

  • No. 2 leader asks Americans to convert to Islam Open this result in new window
    EdmontonSun.com - Sep 02 2:44 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaidas deputy leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, issued a new videotape Saturday along with a man identified as an American member of the terror network, inviting Americans to convert to Islam.