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  • Egypt: Blogger Goes on Trial Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    An Egyptian blogger, Abdel Kareem Nabil, went on trial in Alexandria on charges of insulting Islam, inciting sedition and insulting the president through his Internet writings. It is Egypt?s first prosecution of a blogger. Mr. Nabil often denounced Islamic authorities and criticized President Hosni Mubarak on his Arabic-language blog. He has been in detention since November and faces up to nine ...
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  • Moderately drug resistant form of bird flu detected in Egypt: WHO Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 10:55 AM
    Two human cases of H5N1 bird flu reported in Egypt last month had a mutated form of the virus that reduces the effect of treatment with the frontline anti-flu drug Tamiflu, the World Health Organisation said.
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  • Moderately Tamiflu-resistant bird flu in Egypt: WHO Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 7:20 AM
    Two people who died of bird flu in Egypt last month had a strain of the H5N1 virus which has shown "moderate" resistance to the frontline antiviral Tamiflu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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  • Bird flu mutations in Egypt suggest antiviral resistance Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 18 5:44 AM
    Mutations in the bird flu virus have been found in two people in Egypt, in a form that might be resistant to the medication most commonly used to treat the deadly disease, according to laboratory tests approved by WHO.
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  • US Pressures Egypt to Stop Iraqi Insurgent TV Broadcasts Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 18 2:27 PM
    For months, Iraqi and U.S. officials have been trying to shut down a satellite television station that shows Iraqi insurgent videos and denounces the Shi'ite-led government of Iraq. But the station continues to be broadcast on Nilesat, a satellite provider run by the government of Egypt, one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East. VOA Correspondent Challiss McDonough has more from ...
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  • Bird flu in Egypt moderately Tamiflu-resistant--WHO Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 18 9:27 AM
    GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Two people who died of bird flu in Egypt last month had a strain of the H5N1 virus which has shown "moderate" resistance to the frontline antiviral Tamiflu, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday.
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  • FIFA denies doping accusation on Egypt's Al-Ahly Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 18 4:59 PM
    World soccer's governing body FIFA denied in an official statement on Wednesday that Egypt's Al-Ahly were involved in any doping violation case, local soccer website filgoal.com reported on Thursday.
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  • Egypt: Human Rights Watch Calls On Government to Drop Charges Against Al-Jazeera Journalist Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 18 12:08 PM
    Egyptian security officers have charged a journalist with spreading false news that could "harm the national interest" for working on a documentary about torture in Egypt, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch called on the Egyptian government to drop the charges against the journalist.
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  • Tamiflu-resistant H5N1 strain surfaces in Egypt Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Jan 18 3:46 PM
    Jan 18, 2007 (CIDRAP News) Two patients who recently died of H5N1 avian influenza in Egypt had a strain of the virus that was moderately resistant to oseltamivir (Tamiflu), the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today, but the finding has not prompted new health advisories.
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  • Bird flu in Egypt moderately Tamiflu-resistant--WHO Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 18 9:37 AM
    Source: Reuters (adds WHO statement, paragraphs 5-7) By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Two people who died of bird flu in Egypt last month had a strain of the H5N1 virus which has shown " ...
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  • EGYPT: 19th case of bird flu detected Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 18 7:22 AM
    Source: IRIN Officials in Egypt's Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that a new case of the H5N1 'bird-flu' virus has been detected in the Upper Egypt town of Beni Suef, bringing the total number of infections in the country since March 2006 to 19.
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  • Egypt detects new human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 8:49 AM
    Doctors in Egypt have detected a new human case of the H5N1 bird flu, the 19th in the country so far, health ministry spokesman Abdel Rahman Shaheen told AFP.
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  • Moderately Tamiflu-resistant bird flu in Egypt--WHO Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 18 7:06 AM
    Source: Reuters By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Two people who died of bird flu in Egypt last month had a strain of the H5N1 virus which has shown "moderate" resistance to the frontline ...
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  • Egypt reports 19th human case of deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 18 1:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Bird flu has infected another Egyptian, bringing to 19 the number of cases afflicted with the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus, according to reports Thursday in Egyptian media.
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  • Egypt's Zidan rejoins Mainz Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 17 7:35 AM
    Egypt international Mohamed Zidan leaves German league leaders Werder Bremen to sign for bottom club Mainz.
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  • More Brotherhood arrests in Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 17 7:10 AM
    Police in Egypt arrest more senior members of the outlawed, but normally tolerated, Muslim Brotherhood.
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  • Ancient Sands Offers Private And Exclusive Tour Into Egypt's Past Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Press Dispensary - Jan 18 2:54 AM
    Specialist UK based travel company, Ancient Sands, offers 14-day tour to the heart of ancient Egypt on May 4 - 17, 2007, with subsequent tour date ...
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  • New bird flu case in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Jan 17 9:22 PM
    CAIRO - Doctors in Egypt have detected a new human case of the H5N1 bird flu, the 19th in the country so far, health ministry spokesman Abdel Rahman Shaheen said.
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  • Accused Egyptian blogger stands trial Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 6:04 PM
    An Egyptian blogger went on trial Thursday on charges of insulting Islam and causing sectarian strife with his Internet writings. Egypt's first prosecution of a blogger came as Washington has backed away from pressuring its Mideast ally to improve its human rights record and bring democratic reform.
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  • Egypt's Al-Ahly denies doping accusation Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 17 4:41 PM
    Egypt's Al-Ahly assistant coach Hossam Al-Badri Wednesday denied reports that the five-time African champions are involved in any doping violation cases, saying the statement of FIFA President Sepp Blatter over this subject was misinterpreted, local soccer website filgoal.com reported.
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  • Egypt: Journalist in Possession of Footage Documenting Torture Charged And Interrogated Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 17 12:28 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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  • Rights group berates Egypt over journalist Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 17 11:18 AM
    CAIRO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch called Wednesday for Egypt to drop charges against an al-Jazeera journalist making a documentary about torture in the country.
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  • New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Egypt Is Resistant to Antiviral Drug Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 17 9:38 PM
    The development is potentially dangerous because the drug, oseltamivir, is the chief weapon against the flu strain, H5N1.
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  • Bird flu mutations found Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:29 PM
    Mutations in the bird flu virus have been found in two infected people in Egypt, in a form that might be resistant to the medication most commonly used to treat the deadly disease, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
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  • Prize Petroleum Eyes Devon's Egypt Oil Blocks Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jan 17 9:09 AM
    Indian exploration firm Prize Petroleum Co., a unit of Hindustan Petroleum Corp. (500104.BY), is planning to bid for U.S.-based Devon Energy Corp.'s (DVN) four oil blocks in Egypt, the DNA newspaper reported Wednesday.
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  • Egypt detects new human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 17 6:27 AM
    CAIRO -- Doctors in Egypt have detected a new human case of the H5N1 bird flu, the 19th in the country so far, health ministry spokesman Abdel Rahman Shaheen said Wednesday.
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  • Egypt reports 19th human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 17 6:02 AM
    Egypt announced the 19th human bird flu case on Wednesday after a 27-year-old woman from central Egypt was tested positive to the deadly H5N1 virus, the official news agency MENA reported.
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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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  • 2006 Toyota Yaris from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Jan 18 5:52 PM
    What things have gone wrong with the car? No Problems. General comments?
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  • EU's Solana favors jump to "endgame" in Middle East Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 5:35 AM
    The European Union joined Egypt, Jordan and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday in suggesting that Middle East peace talks move straight to the disputes at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
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  • Amiantit Group wins major contracts in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 17 12:25 AM
    Continuing the long run of successful contract wins by its subsidiary companies and joint venture partnerships based outside the Kingdom, the Amiantit Group has announced major orders for its manufacturing facilities in Egypt.
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  • In Egypt, Rice Speaks Softly Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 15 6:23 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 3:29 AM
    Six senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been remanded in custody in Egypt, it emerges.
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  • Bird Flu Mutations Found Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 18 2:34 PM
    Mutations in the bird flu virus have been found in two infected people in Egypt, in a form that might be resistant to the medication most commonly used to treat the deadly disease, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The mutations in the H5N1...
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  • Egypt takes first step towards reforms Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jan 18 6:23 AM
    CAIRO, January 18 -- Egyptian parliament voted in favor of amending 34 articles in the Egyptian constitution as part of a political reform package proposed by President Hosni Mubarak, the official Middle East News Agency reported.
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  • Egypt Charges Six Muslim Brotherhood Members Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 16 11:46 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt has charged six senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood with money laundering - a rare accusation against the Islamist group in what appears to be a crackdown on the group's finances.
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  • Accused Egyptian Blogger Stands Trial Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian blogger went on trial Thursday on charges of insulting Islam and causing sectarian strife with his Internet writings.
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  • Egypt police arrest four more Islamists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 2:39 AM
    Egyptian police have arrested four members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood in dawn raids across the country.
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  • 6 Gulf States, Egypt, Jordan Endorse US Plan For Iraq-TV Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 16 11:55 AM
    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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  • Why is Egypt airing insurgent TV from Iraq? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 12:00 AM
    Al Zawraa television station, the face of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, shows roadside bombs blowing up American tanks, dead and bloody Iraqi children, and insurgent snipers taking aim and firing.
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  • Fathi set for Sheff Utd switch Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 18 5:09 AM
    Sheff Utd boss Neil Warnock is expected to complete the signing of Egypt international Ahmed Fathi.
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  • Egypt takes first step towards reforms Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jan 18 5:13 AM
    Egyptian parliament has voted in favour of amending 34 articles in the Egyptian constitution as part of a political reform package proposed by President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • May Festival going multimedia Open this result in new window
    The Cincinnati Post - Jan 18 4:00 PM
    If you've ever been spellbound by Henry Ossawa Tanner's misty blue "Flight into Egypt" at the Cincinnati Art Museum, wait until you see - and hear - it at Music Hall.
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  • Insurgents in Iraq Claim Convoy Attack Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt - An al-Qaida-linked coalition of Iraqi Sunni insurgents claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack in Baghdad on a convoy of a Western democracy institute that killed a 28-year-old Ohio woman and three security contractors.
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  • Two paws up for 'Cat' Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jan 18 2:52 PM
    When I think of the famous cats of the world, I think of Bast, ancient Egypt's cat-headed goddess, Felix the Cat, Krazy Kat, the Cheshire Cat, the Cat in the Hat, Garfield, Morris and Tom of "Tom...
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  • Al-Qaida-linked insurgents in Iraq claim responsibility for convoy attack Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jan 18 2:04 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An al-Qaida-linked coalition of Iraqi Sunni insurgents claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack on a convoy of a Western democracy institute that killed an American woman along with...
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  • Kaabi to attend Cairo meeting Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI Minister of Labour Dr Ali bin Abdullah Al Kaabi will participate in the 34th round of the Arab Labour Conference to be held in Egypt from March 10 to 17.
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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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  • Insurgents in Iraq Claim Convoy Attack Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Jan 18 2:47 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An al-Qaida-linked coalition of Iraqi Sunni insurgents claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack on a convoy of a Western democracy institute that killed an American woman along with three security contractors in Baghdad.
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  • Nigeria/Cameroon: We'll Survive Cameroon, Egypt -Bala Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 16 10:54 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 to launch first remote sensing satellite Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 16 7:27 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 9:20 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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  • Sheffield Utd to clinch Fathi signing Open this result in new window
    Tribalfootball.com - Jan 18 2:00 PM
    Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock is due to complete the signing of Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi within the next 24 hours.
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  • Mutations may cause concern for bird flu researchers Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    LONDON It could mean a change in strategies, for scientists figuring out how to fight bird flu. The World Health Organization says mutations in the bird flu virus have been found in two infected people in Egypt.
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  • Insurgents claim responsibility for attack that killed Ohio woman Open this result in new window
    Springfield News-Sun - Jan 18 1:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt An al-Qaida-linked coalition of Iraqi Sunni insurgents claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack on a convoy of a Western democracy institute that killed an Ohio woman along with three security contractors in Baghdad.
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  • Al-Jazeera producer charged with harming Egypts national interests Open this result in new window
    CPJ Press Freedom Online - Jan 17 2:53 PM
    New York, January 17, 2007 The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed that Egyptian authorities have brought criminal charges against an Al-Jazeera producer in connection with her work on a documentary about torture.
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  • New Palestinian gov't line-up likely to be announced in Cairo: Report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 18 4:12 PM
    A prominent Palestinian leader in the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) Mohamed al-Hendi said Thursday that the line-up of a long-awaited Palestinian national unity government would probably be announced in Cairo next week, following Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' scheduled visit to Syria this weekend, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Al-Qaida-linked group claim responsibility for Iraq convoy attack Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jan 18 1:17 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) An al-Qaida-linked coalition of Iraqi Sunni insurgents claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack on a convoy of a Western democracy institute that killed an American woman along with three security contractors in Baghdad.
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  • Egyptian blogger on trial Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jan 18 1:18 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) An Egyptian blogger went on trial Thursday on charges of insulting Islam and causing sectarian strife with his Internet writings.
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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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  • Blades close to cutting Fathi deal Open this result in new window
    TeamTalk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport - Jan 18 5:00 AM
    Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock is due to complete the signing of Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi within the next 24 hours.Fathi will become Warnock's fifth capture in 11 days following the arrivals of Matthew Kilgallon and Jonathan Stead last week, while Luton Shelton and Mamadou Seck joined United earlier this week.
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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: Kenya-Egypt Trade Talks Revived Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 17 3:13 PM
    An Egyptian delegation is in the country to revive talks with government officials on strengthening economic and trade ties.
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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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  • U.S. arranges three-way peace summit Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Jan 18 4:33 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.
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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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  • Blades line up Fathi Open this result in new window
    Eurosport - Jan 18 6:25 AM
    Sheffield United are on the verge of signing Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi for 700,000 after the player impressed on trial.
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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 4:22 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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  • Egypt willing to offer LNG to India Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Jan 16 3:59 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 willing to offer LNG to India Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Jan 16 4:01 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: Trade deficit growing Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 16 2:17 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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  • Readers' corner Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 18 9:30 AM
    Sir-- When the prophet said to "guard your modesty," he was also referring to men (' A witch-hunt for our times ' Al-Ahram Weekly 11- 17 January). My experience in Egypt showed that if I did not wear the veil, I was a sex object and harassed by men.
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  • Devil in the details Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 18 9:25 AM
    President Hosni Mubarak recently stated that new laws issued this year would improve democracy and abolish Egypt's 25- year state of emergency, but the opposition described suggested constitutional amendments as merely "cosmetic".
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  • Fathi to make Blades switch Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Jan 18 4:40 AM
    Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock is on the verge of signing Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi. Fathi will become Warnock's fifth capture in 11 days following the arrivals of Matthew Kilgallon and Jonathan Stead last week, while Luton Shelton and Mamadou Seck joined United earlier this week.
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  • Iraq for land Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 18 9:24 AM
    Last week President George W Bush announced his plan to send 21,500 more US troops to Iraq to try to stabilise the country but also warned Arab countries that extremism would rise in the region should America fail in Iraq. He called on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and the Gulf states to increase their support for Iraq's government.
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  • Bird Flu Takes Flight Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Bird Flu Takes Flight
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  • Thursday, January 18 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 27 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A wide-ranging Senate ethics and lobbying reform bill passed overwhelmingly late Thursday after a controversial amendment that would have created a type of line-item veto authority for the president was dropped.
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  • Cat and mouse Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 18 9:26 AM
    Tussles between Al-Jazeera satellite channel and the government have become a common occurrence, with Saturday's brief detention of Howaida Taha, a producer with the Doha-based pan-Arab TV station, on charges of "practising activities harmful to Egypt's national interests", according to an Interior Ministry statement, marked a new low.
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  • FATHI CLOSE TO BLADES MOVE Open this result in new window
    Sporting Life - Jan 18 4:02 AM
    Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock is close to completing the signing of Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi. Fathi will become Warnock's fifth capture in 11 days following the arrivals of Matthew Kilgallon and Jonathan Stead last week, while Luton Shelton and Mamadou Seck joined United earlier this week.
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  • Bras de fer Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 18 9:25 AM
    The first sign of a change of tack in the regime's approach to the legally outlawed Society of Muslim Brothers (MB) came on 11 January when press agencies carried statements made by President Hosni Mubarak during an interview with the editor-in-chief of the weekly independent Al-Osbou , warning that the group poses a threat to Egypt's security.
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  • Orascom Claims First Right Of Refusal For Hutch Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 17 8:55 PM
    (RTTNews) - The Egypt-based Orascom said that it has the first right of refusal in the event of Hutchison decides to sell equity in Hutchison Telecom International Ltd. Orascom indirectly holds close to 10% stake in HTIL through a 19.6% stake in Hong Kong-based HTIL.
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  • Why is Egypt airing insurgent TV from Iraq? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 17 1:00 AM
    Al Zawraa's broadcasting of Sunni attacks on American soldiers highlights sectarian politics.
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  • Rice has loose agenda for Mideast talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 6:14 PM
    Israel and the Palestinians can pick any agenda they want for a preliminary peacemaking summit with the United States, but it is too early to tackle the toughest issues, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday.
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  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Jan 18 4:00 AM
    Egypt and Turkey have put the finishing touches to a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) that is expected not only to open up new markets for Egyptian business but also boost the inflow of Turkish investments after it comes into force in February.
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  • Gulf Arabs, Egypt, Jordan back US plan on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Jan 17 12:43 PM
    KUWAIT: Moderate Arab states told the United States 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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  • OH, FDR! OH, REAGAN! HOW WE MISS YOU! Open this result in new window
    Georgie Anne Geyer via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 5:04 PM
    WASHINGTON -- A recent Zogby poll perhaps illustrates more about Americans' current state of mind than we might imagine. The poll asked respondents which presidential qualities they most preferred. In short, it shows us yearning for the leadership demonstrated by two of our greatest presidents to solve what a "wide majority consider a national crisis."
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  • Crash family remain in hospital Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 17 8:07 AM
    The family of a man killed in a crash in Egypt are still being treated in hospital in the capital Cairo.
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  • Rice says time is ripe for new Mideast peace push Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 18 4:37 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday that she will return to the Middle East early next month to help launch a new Palestinian-Israeli peace process. She said conditions were better for a deal now than they were six years ago when President Bush first took office.
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  • Egypt, Afghanistan to boost bilateral cooperation Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 15 5:56 PM
    Egypt and Afghanistan seek to boost bilateral cooperation as visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta held talks with senior Egyptian officials on Monday.
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  • Rice finds Arab leaders cool to president's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinel - Jan 17 10:37 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Arab leaders were deeply skeptical Wednesday of the U.S. plan for Iraq, a day after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tried to sell it to them. Kuwait's emir told Rice that America should work with Iran and Syria, officials said - a move President Bush has rejected. Meeting with Rice on Tuesday in Kuwait, eight Arab foreign ministers raised tough questions about Bush's new ...
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  • Egypt police arrest 4 more Islamists Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 17 2:56 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian police arrested 4 members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood in dawn raids across the country Wednesday, a security official said.
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  • Egypt arrests three Islamists in crackdown Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jan 17 5:18 AM
    CAIRO - Egyptian police arrested three members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in dawn raids on Wednesday as part of a widening crackdown on the strongest opposition group in the country, a Brotherhood official said.
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  • Blades seek Fathi signing Open this result in new window
    4thegame.com - Jan 18 4:29 AM
    Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock has confirmed that he is closing in on the signing of Egypt midfielder Ahmed Fathi. The 22-year-old currently plays in his homeland for Ismaily, having been part of the Egypt squad that won the African Cup of Nations title last year.
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  • U.S. hopes quartet can revive Mideast peace process Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 4:05 PM
    Britain and the United States explored ways of persuading Israel and the Palestinians to revive peace talks on Thursday after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice invited Middle East negotiators to Washington.
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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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  • Eilat Residents Arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 17 9:48 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Two residents of Eilat were arrested by Egyptian police after accidentally crossing the Israeli-Egyptian border. The two were transferred to the Egyptian town of Taba, and then transferred again to Suez.
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  • EU to Israel: Stop Limiting Operations at Rafiah Crossing Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 18 4:47 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel is being criticized by the head of the European Unions team of observers at the Rafiah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza. Israels frequent closings of the border crossing in response to terror alerts, said Lt. Gen. Pietro Pistolese, are unnecessary.
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  • Rice leaves Egypt's Luxor for Saudi visit Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 15 5:26 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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  • Benjamin Borchelt Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Jan 17 10:14 PM
    Benjamin A. Borchelt, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 22, 1914, in Egypt Mills, son of August and Agnes Scholl Borchelt. He and Sarah...
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  • Seizing the opportunity Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jan 18 1:58 AM
    January 2007 Minister Counselor Cao Jiachang, head of the commercial office of the Chinese embassy in Cairo, feels the weight of two nations on his shoulders. China and Egypt have embarked on a historic journey to boost bilateral trade and investment.
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