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  • Egypt to launch first remote sensing satellite Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 16 2:50 AM
    Egypt will soon launch its first remote sensing satellite from a base in Kazakhstan, an official was quoted as saying.
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  • In Egypt, Rice Speaks Softly Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 15 6:20 PM
    Despite rising internal tensions, Condoleezza Rice talked about her appreciation for Egypt?s support in the region.
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  • Egypt detains Islamist backers Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 16 3:36 AM
    Six senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been remanded in custody in Egypt, it emerges.
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  • Egypt: Journalist in Possession of Footage Documenting Torture Charged And Interrogated Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 16 5:09 PM
    HRinfo condemns the charges and the investigation launched against Huweida Taha, a journalist from Al-Jazeera TV. Taha is being investigated because she was in possession of footage documenting torture in Egypt that was to be broadcast on a show by the television channel.
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  • 6 Gulf States, Egypt, Jordan Endorse US Plan For Iraq-TV Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 16 12:08 PM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- Six Persian Gulf states, Egypt and Jordan have issued a joint communique endorsing President George W. Bush's plan for a U.S. troop buildup to stabilize the situation in Iraq, NBC News reported Tuesday.
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  • Egypt/Nigeria: Egypt Bank On Home-Based Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 16 11:10 AM
    Flying Eagles' group opponents Egypt are banking on their home-based players for the Championship.
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  • Egypt to launch first remote sensing satellite Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 16 7:26 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt will soon launch its first remote sensing satellite from a base in Kazakhstan, an official was quoted as saying in the top-selling state-owned Al Ahram daily Tuesday.
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  • EGYPT LAUNCHES FIRST RECON SATELLITE Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jan 16 9:11 AM
    CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt plans to launch its first reconnaissance satellite. Industry sources said the EgyptSat-1 would be launched from a facility in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.
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  • Nigeria/Cameroon: We'll Survive Cameroon, Egypt -Bala Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 16 10:48 AM
    Lyn football club of Oslo teenage striker, Bala Ezekiel has dismissed the threat posed by group opponents, Cameroun and Egypt.
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  • Egypt willing to offer LNG to India Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Jan 16 2:12 AM
    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Egypt is willing to offer liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India, provided New Delhi takes the first step of approaching it, said Mahfoz Ibrahim Ahmed, geologist for Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Companies.
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  • EC chief: Controversial topics will prevent promotion of Iran-Egypt ties Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 16 6:57 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Ties Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani here Monday night said that raising controversial topics would prevent expansion of ties between Iran and Egypt.
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  • Gulf Arabs, Egypt, Jordan back U.S. plan on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 16 3:14 PM
    Moderate Arab states told the United States on Tuesday they supported President George W. Bush's plan for a military buildup in Iraq, hoping it would halt a slide to civil war.
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  • Egypt conviction of torture accuser is correct: lawyer Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 16 2:14 PM
    An Egyptian court was right to convict a minibus driver shown in an Internet video being sodomized by police while in custody, but the police should also be punished, the man's lawyer said on Tuesday.
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  • Egypt backs US strategy on Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 15 11:32 AM
    Egypt tells visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice it supports the new US strategy on Iraq.
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  • Egypt willing to offer LNG to India Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Jan 16 4:07 AM
    Egypt is willing to offer liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India, provided New Delhi takes the first step of approaching it, said Mahfoz Ibrahim Ahmed, geologist for Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Companies.
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  • Egypt willing to offer LNG to India Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Jan 16 3:54 AM
    Egypt is willing to offer liquefied natural gas to India, provided New Delhi takes the first step of approaching it.
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  • Egypt: Trade deficit growing Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 16 2:26 AM
    The Governor of Egypt Central Bank, Dr. Farouk Abd El Baky El Okdah, said that the country's balance of trade account had recorded a $12 billion deficit last fiscal year 2005/2006, a 15.7% rise compared with the previous fiscal year.
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  • Why is Egypt airing insurgent TV from Iraq? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 16 4:00 PM
    Al Zawraa's broadcasting of Sunni attacks on American soldiers highlights sectarian politics.
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  • ThyssenKrupp Unit to Build Egypt Plant Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 15 4:51 AM
    German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG said Monday its technology company Uhde will build a petrochemical complex in Port Said, Egypt.
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  • Rice leaves Egypt's Luxor for Saudi visit Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 15 5:27 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice left Egypt's southern city Luxor on Monday evening for Saudi Arabia to continue her Middle East regional tour.
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  • PGNiG Spuds Another Well in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jan 15 3:02 PM
    At the end of December 2006, an exploration company of the PGNiG Group - Poszukiwania Nafty i Gazu NAFTA Sp. z o.o. based in Pila started drilling another well in Egypt.
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  • ThyssenKrupp Unit Wins Order to Build Egypt Petrochemical Plant Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 15 2:24 AM
    Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Uhde GmbH, a construction unit of ThyssenKrupp AG, won a contract to build a petrochemical plant in Egypt's tax-free zone of Port Said.
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  • Egypt's Al-Ahly signs captain of Tunisian Sfaxien Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 15 5:34 PM
    Egypt's Al-Ahly, five-time African Champions based in Cairo, Monday signed captain of Tunisia's CS Sfaxien Anis Boujelbene, MENA news agency reported.
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  • Egypt politician starts to undress in parliament protest Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 16 10:17 AM
    An Egyptian ruling party politician started to undress in parliament on Tuesday in protest at proposed constitutional amendments which perpetuate many of the Egyptian president's vast powers.
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  • Egypt backs U.S. plan to increase troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 15 9:44 AM
    Source: Reuters By Alaa Shahine LUXOR, Egypt, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Egypt, a key ally of Washington in the Middle East, voiced support on Monday for the U.S. plan to send more troops to Iraq to help the government ...
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  • Report: Egypt to launch spy satellite Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 15 10:53 AM
    JERUSALEM, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Israeli intelligence officials said Egypt was poised Monday to launch its first spy satellite from Kazakhstan to monitor the Middle East.
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  • Africa: Egypt Says Somali Peacekeeping Force Prevents Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 15 10:40 AM
    Egypt's assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs said deployment of African peacekeeping forces in Somalia would prevent more bloodshed there,Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) reported.
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  • Rice and Abul Gheit, Egypt's foreign minister, during a press conference in Luxor [AFP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Saudi Arabian leaders have told Condoleeza Rice, the US secretary of state, that Arab countries are ready to back the new US strategy to stabilise Iraq.
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  • Fears for Egypt 'torture' victim Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 16 3:35 AM
    Human rights groups fear for the safety of an Egyptian who has been jailed, after video apparently showing him being tortured by police emerged.
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  • Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 15 5:37 AM
    CAIRO -- An Al Jazeera reporter has been arrested in Egypt for allegedly fabricating footage of police torture.
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  • News Analysis: Rice speaks softly in Egypt Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 15 8:52 PM
    The U.S. secretary of state's visit indicated that the United States has decided stability, not democracy, is its priority in the region.
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  • ThyssenKrupp's Uhde Building Petrochemical Complex In Egypt Open this result in new window
    Logistics Management - Jan 15 6:54 AM
    ThyssenKrupp Group, the German steelmaker, announced Monday that its Uhde technology company has been commissioned by the Egyptian Propylene & Polypropylene Company (EPPC), under the lead of Oriental Weavers Group, to build a turnkey petrochemical complex in Port Said, Egypt.
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  • INTERVIEW-Egypt conviction of torture accuser is correct-lawyer Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 16 2:29 PM
    Source: Reuters By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court was right to convict a minibus driver shown in an Internet video being sodomised by police while in custody, but the police should ...
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  • Touts 'bigger threat' than bombs to Egypt tourism Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 15 2:19 AM
    CAIRO -- Pushy bazaar merchants and poor waiter service are a bigger threat to Egypt's tourism industry than the bombs of Islamic militants, tourism minister Zoheir Garranah said in an interview.
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  • Israeli Paper Reports Egypt to Launch "Spy Satellite" Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jan 16 10:11 AM
    Excerpt from report in English by Ya'aqov Katz
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  • Egypt: New Measures to Protect Mediterranean Fish Stocks Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 16 4:12 PM
    A large group of nations whose fishing fleets regularly ply the waters of the Mediterranean have agreed upon a series of new measures aimed at conserving the region's fish stocks, FAO said today.
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  • Egypt Finds Explosives Cache in Sinai Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 15 6:36 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egyptian security forces discovered a cache of at least 500 kg of explosives on Sunday near al-Arish, on Egypt's Mediterranean coast in the Sinai peninsula, where bomb attacks have killed more than 100 people since 2004.
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  • Egypt to Launch First Spy Satellite Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 15 6:22 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt plans to launch its first spy satellite - the Egyptstat 1 - on Tuesday from Kazakhstan to gather intelligence on Israel and other Middle Eastern countries.
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  • Prize Petro eye Devon's Egypt assets - source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Jan 16 6:46 AM
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian exploration firm Prize Petroleum Co. Ltd., a unit of state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd., is in talks to the buy the Egyptian assets of U.S.-based Devon Energy Corp., a source from the Indian firm said on Tuesday.
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  • Egypt MP starts to undress in protest Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Jan 16 4:23 PM
    An Egyptian ruling party politician started to undress in parliament on Tuesday in protest at proposed constitutional amendments.
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  • Cell Phone Cams Exposing Torture by Claude Salhani UPI International Editor Washington (UPI) Jan 16, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Human rights groups have long complained against the use of torture in Egypt, a fact consistently denied by the Egyptian government.
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  • Egypt worried over touts, terrorists Open this result in new window
    iafrica.com - Jan 14 9:12 PM
    Pushy bazaar merchants and poor waiter service are a bigger threat to Egypt's tourism industry than the bombs of Islamic militants, according to Tourism Minister Zoheir Garranah.
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  • Egypt finds explosives cache in Sinai peninsula Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News - Jan 14 2:43 PM
    AL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces discovered a cache of explosives on Sunday in the Sinai peninsula, where bomb attacks have killed more than 100 people since 2004, security sources said.
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  • Tunnels for hire as Gaza's smugglers risk their lives Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Young men of Rafah dig their way to Egypt to bring out arms and cigarettes.
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  • Egypt To Launch Spy Satellite Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 15 1:36 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt will be able to spy on Israel from outer space if it successfully launches a new spy satellite Tuesday from Kazakhstan. The cameras on the Egyptstat 1 vehicle will be able to transmit photographs of objects four meters (13 feet wide).
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  • Egypt religion minister bans face veil for some employees Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 5:07 AM
    The Egyptian minister of religious endowments has forbidden his ministry's religious counselors from wearing the face veil, or "niqab".
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  • 700 kilos of explosives found in Egypt's Sinai Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 15 1:42 AM
    AL-ARISH, Egypt (AFP) - Egyptian security services found more than 720 kilograms (1,587 pounds) of TNT near the town of Al-Arish in the north of the Sinai peninsula.
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  • Most Women Don't Take This Man Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 16 10:00 AM
    More women (51 percent) are living without a husband than with one, says the New York Times. Plus, botched execution II and Condi does Egypt. The Skinny is Hillary Profita ?s take on the top of the news and the best of the Web.
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  • Egypt finds explosives cache in Sinai peninsula Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 14 2:44 PM
    Source: Reuters AL-ARISH, Egypt, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces discovered a cache of explosives on Sunday in the Sinai peninsula, where bomb attacks have killed more than 100 people since 2004, security ...
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  • Iran President Sends Note to Saudi King Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 30 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - Iran's hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that he sent a message to Saudi King Abdullah proposing that they cooperate in helping stabilize Iraq.
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  • Egypt Yellow Pages Now Available on Millions of Nokia Phones Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jan 14 2:34 PM
    By Middle East and North Africa Business Report, Amman, Jordan Jan. 14--Egypt Yellow Pages Ltd., the official publisher of Yellow Pages branded products in Egypt, today announced the global release of the Egypt Yellow Pages search plugin for Nokia Mobile Search.
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  • Egypt seizes al-Jazeera reporter Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 13 11:57 PM
    An al-Jazeera journalist is arrested in Egypt for allegedly fabricating videos of police torturing suspects.
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  • Adia takes 7.6% of Suez Cement Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 36 minutes ago
    The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has acquired a 7.6% stake in Egypt's Suez Cement, Gulf News reported. Adia bought the shares that were listed as global depository receipts from Suez board member Hisham Sadiq Al Sowidi, according to a statement by the Egyptian stock market.
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  • Gulf Arabs, Egypt, Jordan back U.S. plan on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 15 11:59 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds statement quote, paragraph 7) By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Moderate Arab states told the United States on Tuesday they supported President George W. Bush's plan for a ...
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  • Egypt's Al-Ahly awarded best African team of 2006 Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 14 5:06 PM
    Egypt's Al-Ahly, based in Cairo, was chosen by the Cameroon-based Supreme Council of Sport in Africa as the best African soccer club in 2006, MENA news agency reported Sunday.
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  • Manazel $6.8bn projects plan Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 51 minutes ago
    Abu Dhabi-based Manazel Real Estate is planning to invest more than $6.8bn in local and regional property projects in the next few years, Gulf News reported. The company is eyeing Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, as well as the UAE, for new developments.
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  • Al-Jazeera producer charged with 'harming Egypt's interest' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 11:53 AM
    A producer for Qatar's Al-Jazeera Documentary channel was charged with "harming Egypt's national interest" after working on a film highlighting police torture in Egypt, judicial sources said.
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  • Touts bigger threat than bombs to Egypt tourism: minister Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 11:21 AM
    Pushy bazaar merchants and poor waiter service are a bigger threat to Egypt's tourism industry than the bombs of Islamic militants, Tourism Minister Zoheir Garranah told AFP in an interview.
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  • Rice's Packed Schedule Leaves Little Room for Cultural Visits Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 15 3:24 PM
    LUXOR, Egypt, Jan. 15 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice no longer has time to breathe in the local culture. When Rice took her Cabinet post two years ago, her aides actively thought of ways to demonstrate her interest in the countries she visited. On her maiden trip to Europe, she went to...
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  • Gaza's smugglers dig for goods Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 16 10:48 AM
    Young men of Rafah are risking their lives by tunnelling to Egypt.
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  • India's Prize Petro eye Devon's Egypt assets-source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 16 4:39 AM
    MUMBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Indian exploration firm Prize Petroleum, a unit of state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. , is in talks to buy Egyptian assets of U.S.-based Devon Energy Corp. , a source from the Indian firm said.
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  • Tunnels for hire as Gaza's smugglers risk their lives Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 16 10:32 AM
    Young men of Rafah dig their way to Egypt as poverty forces ever-increasing numbers to smuggle arms and cigarettes. Conal Urquhart reports.
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  • Iran president sent message to Saudi monarch over Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jan 16 4:19 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that he sent a message to Saudi King Abdullah proposing that they cooperate in helping stabilize Iraq.
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  • Egyptian, Moroccan Professors Share Faisal Prize for Arabic Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jan 16 4:21 PM
    RIYADH, 17 January 2007 Two prominent Arab professors from Egypt and Morocco, Mustafa A. Nasif and Muhammed A. Al-Omari, respectively, shared the 2007 King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) for Arabic Language and Literature, while two cancer experts from the US and Canada were declared co-winners of the prize for medicine.
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  • Lebanese premier arrives Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Jan 16 4:47 PM
    DOHA Lebanese Prime Miniser Fouad Siniora and his accompanying delegation arrived in Doha yesterday as part of his tour of Arab countires which included Egypt, Saudi Arbaia, Bahrain , Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.
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  • Arab League chief says Arab summit in Riyadh to address key issues Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 16 5:28 PM
    Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Amr Moussa said on Tuesday that an upcoming Arab summit due in the Saudi capital Riyadh on March 28-29 would discuss a string of regional issues, including the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Iraqi issue, Egypt's MENA news agency reported.
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  • Egypt detains Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Jan 15 10:16 PM
    Egyptian security forces have detained five members of the banned opposition Muslim Brotherhood, security sources said, in the latest round-up of Islamist critics of the government.
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  • Saudi Arabia: Amiantit Wins Deals Worth SR42.6m Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    17 January 2007 Dammam: Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. has announced that its subsidiaries have won contracts in Egypt worth SR42.6 million. Farid Al-Khalawi, CEO and executive president of the company, said in a report posted on the Tadawul website, "We have won new contracts in Egypt and Brazil.
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  • Mideast leaders agree to meeting Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 16 12:25 AM
    Olmert and Abbas will hold talks with Rice next month about final steps toward peace and a Palestinian state. LUXOR, EGYPT Seeking a fresh start for stalled Mideast peace efforts, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday won promises from the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to meet with her next month for their first discussion of a final peace deal in more than six ...
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  • Abbas, Olmert agree to hold summit Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 16 12:52 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has persuaded Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a three-way meeting within the next month to discuss the "political horizon necessary to create a Palestinian state."
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    The Buffalo News - Jan 16 6:08 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt - Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday.
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  • Al-jazeera journalist arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 14 5:38 AM
    CAIRO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- An al-Jazeera reporter has been arrested in Egypt for allegedly fabricating footage of police torture. Huweida Taha Metwalli was charged with "tarnishing Egypt's reputation and harming Egyptian national interests," the BBC reported Sunday.
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  • Egypt Egypt keeper quits African champions Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Jan 15 11:27 AM
    National team goalkeeper Nader al-Sayed has moved from African champions Al-Ahly to Cairo rivals ENPPI in a high-profile Egyptian transfer.
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  • U.S. sets up Mideast peace summit Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jan 16 5:23 AM
    \LUXOR, Egypt (AP) Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, President Bush's top diplomat said Monday.
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  • U.S. arranges three-way summit for Israeli-Palestinian peace Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jan 16 5:23 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt (AP) Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, President Bush's top diplomat said Monday.
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  • Botched Hangings in Iraq Speed Sectarianism Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    There are worries that Sunni-Shiite tensions in Iraq could spread across an already fragile Middle East.
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  • U.S. sets 3-way talks on stalled Mideast peace plan Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Jan 16 4:12 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, President Bushs top diplomat said yesterday.
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  • Artwork from local high schools on display at LEAA Open this result in new window
    Marion Daily Republican - Jan 16 12:38 PM
    MARION The artwork presently on display in the Little Egypt Arts Centre in downtown Marion is a mix of prints, drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures. And although all of the pieces were created by high school students, the art is anything but juvenile.
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  • Art museum plans family Sunday Open this result in new window
    The Hillsboro Argus - Jan 16 12:36 PM
    The Portland Art Museum's Jan. 21 Museum Family Sunday will feature Egypt-themed activities, music, food, and games to help children and their parents learn more about the civilization behind the artifacts in the currrent exhibit, "The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt."
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  • U.S. plans Palestinian, Israel talks Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Jan 15 11:22 PM
    LUXOR, Egypt -- Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, President Bush's top diplomat said Monday.
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  • Tugging at a mass of tangled threads Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 16 1:04 AM
    In 1773, John Ledyard dropped out of Dartmouth College and paddled down the Connecticut River and into a life of adventure that would take him to the Pacific Northwest; across Siberia; and, in 1788, to the Middle East, reporting back from Egypt that "nothing merits more the whole force of burlesque, than both the poetic and prosaic legends of this country."
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  • Rice Announces Israeli, Palestinian Talks on Mideast Road Map Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jan 16 2:47 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will hold an informal set of discussions on broad issues concerning the plan aimed at establishing a Palestinian state that lives at peace with Israel. Speaking with reporters January 15 with Egyptian Foreign Minister Aboul Gheit in Luxor, Egypt, Rice said it would be the ...
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  • Rice Announces Israeli, Palestinian Talks on Mideast Road Map Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jan 16 2:25 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will hold an informal set of discussions on broad issues concerning the plan aimed at establishing a Palestinian state that lives at peace with Israel. Speaking with reporters with Egyptian Foreign Minister Aboul Gheit in Luxor, Egypt, Rice says it would be the first time in ...
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  • Rice: Saddam's hanging should have been handled with dignity Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - Jan 16 11:57 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says there is "no doubt" that Saddam Hussein's execution "should have been handled with dignity." Rice also says she hopes those responsible for making cell phone videos of the execution were punished.
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  • Bargains and solutions - Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Jan 16 10:55 AM
    "I will soon meet with [Israeli Prime Minister Ehud] Olmert and President Abbas to have discussions on the broad issues of that horizon, so we can work on the road map and try to accelerate the road map to move to a Palestinian state," the U.S. Secretary told reporters minutes after arriving in Luxor airport in Egypt, part of a new Middle East trip.
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  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia warn reconciliation in Iraq crucial for Bush's new strategy Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Jan 14 7:32 AM
    CAIRO, Jan 14 (AP): Reconciliation and national unity in Iraq are necessary for the success of US President George W. Bush's new strategy for the war-torn country, Egypt and Saudi Arabia warned.
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  • For Freedom, Sunni Publics Look to Hizballah and Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 16 8:20 AM
    A campaign designed to exacerbate Sunni-Shi'a hostility as currently promoted by Washington and its nervous acolytes in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan will be hard pressed to succeed when Iran and Hizballah are seen by Sunni publics as pursuing popular Arab national issues. -Excerpts by Rostam Pourzal
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  • Three- way Summit to set up Palestinian state Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Jan 16 12:32 PM
    EGYPT : U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she would bring Israeli and Palestinian leaders together soon for what she called informal talks on how to set up a Palestinian state.
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  • Egypt releases Al Jazeera reporter on bail-sources Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 11:50 AM
    An Egyptian prosecutor has released a journalist from the Arabic Al Jazeera television on bail, judicial sources said on Sunday, a day after she was arrested carrying what police said were fabricated images of torture.
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  • Rice Plans Mideast Summit in Coming Weeks Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 15 4:55 PM
    Traveling in Egypt, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice she will bring the Israeli and Palestinian leaders together in the coming weeks for a summit dedicated to exploring ideas for an eventual Palestinian state. Rice has been meeting with U.S. allies in the Mideast for the past three days to shore up support for the fragile Iraqi government.
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  • U.S. to tackle Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Jan 16 1:07 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt Hoping to breathe life into moribund peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, President Bush's top diplomat said Monday. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also asked Arab allies to support the fragile government in Iraq, on whose success much of Bush's plan to turn the war around will ...
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  • Review of Arab Editorials Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 16 3:13 AM
    AMMAN -- A roundup of commentary from Arab newspapers January 15. Egypt's Al Ahram said in its editorial that since US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is not carrying any new ideas or plans for reviving the stalled Mideast peace process, Egypt has prepared specific proposals.
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  • CONDI PUTS MIDEAST SUMMIT ON 'MAP' Open this result in new window
    New York Post - Jan 16 2:37 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will bring Palestinian and Israeli leaders together in the next month for a rare three-way summit to revive the Mideast peace process, officials said yesterday. During a visit to Egypt, Rice said the summit is...
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  • Egypt 'terrorizing' media with Al-Jazeera arrest Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 10:20 AM
    Egyptian human rights groups accused the authorities of "terrorizing" the media after an Al-Jazeera producer was charged with "harming national interest" for working on a film highlighting police torture.
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  • Rice Announces 3-Way Talks on Palestinian State Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 15 4:10 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt, Jan. 15 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas would meet with her for a three-way informal discussion of issues that must be cleared away to establish a Palestinian state.
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  • TODAYS TOP 5 Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Jan 16 12:16 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt | Hoping to breathe life into stalled peace efforts, the United States will gather Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss an eventual independent Palestinian state, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday. | A8
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  • Rice persuades Palestinian Israeli leaders to meet Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jan 16 12:15 AM
    LUXOR, Egypt Seeking a fresh start for stalled Mideast peace efforts, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday won promises from the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to meet with her next month for their first discussion of a final peace deal in six years.
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  • Egypt: 'Road Map' dead; sends new plan to White House Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Jan 14 2:38 AM
    President Hosni Mubarak is trying to ensure that Egypt plays a pivotal part in the quest for Israeli-"Palestinian" peace. After declaring the universally-supported Quartet's "Road Map" plan a "failure," Mubarak sent a new plan to the White House for consideration.
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  • Former Chief of U.N. Effort Faces Charges of Corruption Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    A seven-count indictment was unsealed against the former head of the oil-for-food program, who is accused of receiving kickbacks from sales of Iraqi oil.
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  • Posted: 14-01-2007 , 08:00 GMT Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 16 2:25 AM
    Egypt Yellow Pages Ltd., the official publisher of Yellow Pages branded products in Egypt, today announced the global release of the Egypt Yellow Pages search plugin for Nokia Mobile Search.
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