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Fears mounting over fate of 48 African refugees held by Egypt (The Scotsman)
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Mon, 29 Oct 2007 01:35:44 GMT

CONCERN is mounting about 48 African refugees, most of them Sudanese, who were detained by Egyptian security forces more than two months ago after being deported by Israel to Egypt.

Dozens detained after Egypt sectarian clashes (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 19:30:58 GMT

Police put 37 people behind bars on Saturday after violent clashes a day earlier between Muslims and Christians in southern Egypt, a judicial source told AFP.

Egypt finance minister denies comments about dollar fall (The Economic Times)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 13:52:10 GMT

Egypt's finance minister denied saying he expected the US dollar to fall more than 4 per cent against Egypt's pound by the end of 2007, a daily said on Sunday.

Egypt finds two smugglers' tunnels on Gaza border (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 08:55:57 GMT

Police have uncovered two tunnels used for smuggling between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, a security source told AFP on Saturday.

War against Egypt in the winter (Haaretz Daily)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 07:05:58 GMT

The profound frustration because war did not break out with Syria during the summer - although there are some who argue that the summer has not yet ended - is being vented by channeling the anger against another neighbor: Egypt.

Egypt's ITIDA joins WITSA (AME Info)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 04:28:57 GMT

Egypt's Information Technology Development Industry Agency (ITIDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) to become a founding partner of the WITSA. Through the agreement, Egypt hopes to get more foreign direct investments to establish as an ICT hub in the Middle East. Egypt currently has 1,600 ICT companies.

Discontent among Egypt's workers (Los Angeles Times)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 07:11:34 GMT

Militancy by laborers who have split from regime-controlled unions presents President Mubarak with a widening crisis. EL MAHALLA EL KUBRA, Egypt — President Hosni Mubarak faces discontent from many quarters, but perhaps the most intense criticism resonates from the banners and shaking fists of militant workers who have broken away from government-controlled unions and staged sporadic strikes ...

Jail terms for Egypt party chief, journalists (Gulf Times)
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Mon, 29 Oct 2007 04:39:04 GMT

CAIRO: A Cairo court yesterday sentenced the head of an opposition party and two journalists from its mouthpiece newspaper to one month in prison for publishing false information, a judicial source said.

Gutsy call helps New Egypt edge Palmyra (Burlington County Times)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:04:35 GMT

Seven was enough for New Egypt. It had to be, after the Warriors turned down three.

Egypt to boost gas supply to Jordan (MENAFN)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 09:08:41 GMT

Egypt to boost gas supply to Jordan