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  • Egypt's top cleric rules Islam bars women from presidency Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 12:26 PM
    Islam bars women from becoming head of state, Egypt's top Muslim cleric or mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, ruled in an official fatwa or religious edict published.
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  • Egypt urged to free blogger Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Jan 27 3:49 PM
    US-based Human Rights Watch urged Egypt to free an opposition blogger on trial over writings that prosecutors charge defame Islam and insult President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Egypt Offers More Seats to Study Medicine Open this result in new window
    BruDirect.com - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei Darussalam and Egypt will be embarking on a closer cooperation in the field of medicine with the training of healthcare professionals, more study opportunities for Bruneian students and increased employed opportunities for Egyptian doctors to practice in Brunei.
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  • Free trade agreement with Egypt signed Open this result in new window
    NZZ - Jan 27 10:22 AM
    Switzerland and its fellow European Free Trade Association (Efta) members have signed a free trade agreement with Egypt. An economics ministry statement, issued on Saturday, also announced that Efta ministers had met the Indonesian trade minister with a view to concluding a similar accord.
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  • In Egypt, a New Battle Begins Over the Veil Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 27 3:21 PM
    For Islamists, the head scarf isn?t enough. And this scares the government.
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  • Egypt's top cleric rules Islam bars women from presidency Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Jan 27 4:01 AM
    CAIRO -- Islam bars women from becoming head of state, Egypt's top Muslim cleric or mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, ruled in an official fatwa or religious edict published Saturday.
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  • Rights group asks Egypt to free blogger Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jan 27 7:21 AM
    Cairo: US-based Human Rights Watch urged Egypt on Saturday to free a blogger on trial over writings that prosecutors claim defame Islam and insult President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Vintage Egypt: Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - Jan 26 9:07 PM
    A Bugatti at the foot of the pyramids? A local sailboat transformed into a sumptuous yacht? A few tourists in white suits and Panama hats? These are the images of Egypt under the last kings, Fuad and Farouk, between 1917 and 1952.
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  • Rights group urges Egypt to drop charges against blogger Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 12:22 PM
    Human Rights Watch urged Egyptian authorities to immediately free a blogger who faces up to nine years in prison for having criticised the country's Islamic authorities.
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  • Egypt eyes 7.5% growth Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 26 8:09 PM
    Egypt's economy should grow by around 7.5% this year, up from 7% last year, according to Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and cited by Reuters. Nazif said economic growth would take precedence over curbing rising inflation and distanced himself from possible interest rate hikes.
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  • Drive-by shooting injures one near Egypt Lake Open this result in new window
    Tampa Bay's 10 - Jan 26 12:40 PM
    Tampa, Florida - Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two masked men in a drive-by shooting near the Egypt Lake area of the County.
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  • Kenya: Forces Start With Egypt's Police Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 3:16 PM
    Former premier league champions Armed Forces start their men's campaign against in form Police Union of Egypt according to the draws released yesterday by the organising committee of the Africa Cup of Clubs Championship which kicks off on Monday at City Park Stadium.
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  • Egypt fumes over fresh seven wonders competition for pyramids Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 9:50 AM
    Egypt is fuming over a competition to choose the world's "new seven wonders," deriding it as a marketing stunt that demeans the pyramids of Giza, the only surviving ancient wonder.
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  • Egypt's minister of religion rejects the veil Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Jan 27 6:33 PM
    The Egyptian government is embroiled in an angry dispute with conservative Muslims after trying to clamp down on women who cover their faces with a veil.
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  • Egypt's Orascom plans $500 mln 7-yr bond -banker Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 26 6:10 AM
    LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom plans to sell a $500 million seven-year bond after a roadshow, a banker familiar with the sale said on Friday.
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  • Egypt under Amitabh Bachchan's spell Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Jan 26 12:29 PM
    EGYPT : It is not only in India that Amitabh Bachchan is "Big B", an unparalleled icon of the masses, he has cast his spell over far-away Egypt too.
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  • Egypt/Nigeria: Our Draw Against Egypt Unfortunate - Uwua Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 5:26 AM
    Flying Eagles Coach, Godwin Uwua has said that it was unfortunate that his team scratched to a 1-1 draw against Egypt at the ongoing African Youth Championship.
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  • Egypt/Nigeria: I Felt Bad Being Substituted Against Egypt - Zenke Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 4:45 AM
    Flying Eagles striker; Terwase Zenke has admitted that he felt bad being replaced during Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Egypt at the African Youth Championship.
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  • Rights group urges Egypt to drop charges against blogger Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jan 27 12:52 PM
    Human Rights Watch logo. Human Rights Watch urged Egyptian authorities to immediately free a blogger who faces up to nine years in prison for having criticised the country's Islamic authorities.
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  • Acciona wins 17.1 mln eur contract for 4 desalination plants in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Jan 26 4:14 AM
    In a statement, Acciona said the contract was signed between the water affiliate and Egypt's national water organisation NPWASD January 24. afxmadrid@afxnews.com ped/jfr COPYRIGHT Copyright AFX News Limited 2006. All rights reserved.
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  • Egypt: Sharkia Coach Says Local Sides Could Win Club Event Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 25 2:55 PM
    Egypt's Sharkia club officials have cited local teams as their biggest threat in the Africa Club Championships, which start on Monday at Nairobi's City Park Stadium.
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  • New Bird Flu Outbreaks Require Strong Vigilance Open this result in new window
    Medical News Today - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    FAO has expressed concern about new flare-ups of avian influenza in China, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, South Korea, Thailand and Viet Nam but stressed that the number of outbreaks in the first weeks of 2007 has been significantly lower than the epidemic waves of last year. The UN agency urged countries to remain vigilant and fully cooperate with international organizations. [click link for ...
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  • Nomadic Wonder ; Bedouins Are Showing Tourists the Secrets of Egypt's Sinai Desert - Lush Gardens, Multi-Coloured ... Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jan 27 1:13 AM
    By Will Gethin As we huddle around a campfire in front of a long Bedouin tent, a waning moon throws a mystical light over the surrounding wadi, a dried-up riverbed the size of an Olympic stadium.
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  • Sedki stretched by Sabourine Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    DUBAI Marwan Sedki of Egypt was stretched by Canadas Christofe Sabourine before scraping to victory in the Emirates Academy Tennis Open tennis tournament at the Safa Park here on Friday.
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  • Stuck cargo ship blocks Suez canal Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jan 27 2:58 PM
    A CARGO ship blocked traffic in the Suez canal overnight after running aground across the waterway with steering problems, an official with Egypt's canal authority said.
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  • Egypt launches major gold mining drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 8:51 AM
    Egypt has signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at restructuring the gold mining sector, which officials predicted could bring in more than 10 billion dollars and reshape the country's economy.
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  • War-torn south Sudan to urge Africa reconstruction cash Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jan 27 10:40 AM
    South Sudan will ask African countries, including big players like Egypt and South Africa, to help fund its reconstruction because Western donors have been slow to help, an official said on Saturday.
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  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 Canada joy for African quartet Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Jan 27 10:26 AM
    On the final matchday of the African youth championship's Group B in Congo, Zambia routed Egypt by a significant scoreline of 3-0, while brave Cameroon went out despite beating rivals Nigeria for a bit of pride by 2-0.
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  • Arab League Criticizes Gaza Violence; Haniyeh and Abbas Call for Calm Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Representatives from the Arab League criticized the violence between Hamas and Fatah on Saturday night. Egypts Muslim Brotherhood denounced the violence as well, saying that all of the Arab leaders in Gaza are responsible for the continuing conflict.
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  • Egypt: Drop Charges Against Blogger Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 26 4:02 PM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, January 27, 2007) Egyptian authorities should immediately drop all charges filed against a blogger for his online writings and release him without delay, Human Rights Watch said today. The ...
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  • War-torn south Sudan to urge Africa reconstruction cash Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 27 10:32 AM
    Source: Reuters By Opheera McDoom ADDIS ABABA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - South Sudan will ask African countries, including big players like Egypt and South Africa, to help fund its reconstruction because Western donors ...
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  • Egypt fumes over competition for pyramids Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jan 25 7:14 AM
    Egypt is livid over a competition to choose the world's "new seven wonders", deriding it as a marketing stunt that demeans the pyramids of Giza, the only surviving ancient wonder.
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  • Egypt wants more foreign investment in mining sector Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 25 3:23 AM
    Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum and the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, have signed an agreement for a technical assistance project to strengthen Egypts framework for private sector mining investments.
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  • Egypt: Rwanda to Play in Egypt Boxing Event Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 10:41 AM
    The Egyptian Boxing Federation has extended an invitation to Rwanda to participate in the Zone V championships scheduled for April in Cairo.
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  • Avian Influenza Causes More Human Deaths in Indonesia, Egypt Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jan 26 2:08 PM
    U.S. Navy scientists and their Egyptian partners working in Cairo are helping confirm new human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in North Africa and the Middle East, and are building laboratory capacity in that region and elsewhere to allows scientists and technicians in many countries to quickly identify and diagnose human illness that arises from outbreaks of deadly bird flu in Asia ...
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  • 'Islam women cannot be heads of states' Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jan 27 7:13 AM
    Egypt's top Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, has ruled that Islam bars women from becoming head of state.
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  • Mark Levine: What Rice Missed in Egypt Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 25 5:20 PM
    Ever since 9/11 President Bush has peppered his State of the Union speeches, and most other foreign policy discussions, with references to his goal of spreading democracy to the Middle East, and Iraq in particular. Well, we now know that the Iraq Democracy Project has proven a bit harder than anticipated, what with the civil war and anti-occupation sentiments of most of the population outside of ...
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  • High-energy gospel group to visit Elam Egypt Baptist Church Open this result in new window
    Savannah Morning News - Jan 24 8:26 PM
    One of Southern gospel music's most entertaining and energetic groups plans to make its way to Elam Egypt Baptist Church on Friday night.
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  • Egypt: Imprisoned Blogger Faces Up to Nine Years in Prison for Posting Articles Critical of Islam Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 6:54 AM
    Reporters Without Borders and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information wrote to Justice Minister Mamdouh Marei on 22 January 2007 asking him to intercede on behalf of Abdel Kareem Nabil Suleiman (better known by his blogger pseudonym of Kareem Amer), whose trial is due to start on 25 January in Alexandria.
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  • Intel head links technology, health care Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 6:04 PM
    New technologies are ready to be used to advance health care, while a plan to bring computers and fast Internet access to the developing world is being undertaken, the chairman of Intel Corp. said in an interview Saturday.
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  • Africa sets out to dethrone Ahly Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 26 10:05 AM
    The first round of the 2007 African Champions League gets underway this weekend, as the continent seeks to dethrone 2006 champions Ahly of Egypt.
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  • Handball: Norway - Egypt 27-18 Open this result in new window
    The Norway Post - Jan 24 11:32 PM
    Norway won 27-18 over Egypt in Wednesday's match of the President's Cup at the Handball World Championships in Germany.
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  • Mary Willis Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Jan 26 10:37 PM
    ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Ann Willis, 93, of Lake of Egypt, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, as a result of an automobile accident in Williamson County. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in...
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  • High-energy gospel group to visit Egypt church Open this result in new window
    Savannah Morning News - Jan 24 5:15 PM
    One of Southern gospel music's most entertaining and energetic groups makes its way to Elam Egypt Baptist Church on Friday night.
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  • 22 killed as Gaza clashes rage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 3:36 PM
    Another seven Palestinians died in clashes between rival factions in Gaza, bringing to 22 the death toll in three days of bitter fighting that has torpedoed talks on forming a unity government.
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  • A Cleric?s Journey Leads to a Suburban Frontier Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 27 3:21 PM
    Sheik Reda Shata?s new mosque in New Jersey is a world away from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where he toiled for almost four years.
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  • Dominant Egypt seal berth in last four Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jan 24 9:39 PM
    A dominant Egypt brushed aside Bahrain 2-0 to seal their berth in the semi-finals of the Under-23 International football friendly tournament at the Qatar Sports Club yesterday.
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  • Front Page News Open this result in new window
    Yemen Observer - Jan 27 12:48 AM
    Two Yemeni Islamic militants who sought to join the insurgency in Iraq have been returned to their home country by authorities in Egypt and Syria, where they were arrested, an official and the militants relatives have just told the Associated Press.
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  • Going nuclear Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jan 26 11:49 PM
    Egypt's aspirations for a nuclear power programme were a priority on President Hosni Mubarak's agenda during his talks held in Moscow and Beijing last November. These gained significance in the context of the ongoing international endeavours to tackle climate changes.
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  • Holy Land Comes to Oklahoma Open this result in new window
    The Morning News - Jan 27 1:46 AM
    Over the past couple of decades, a succession of special events in cities like Memphis and Chicago has allowed visitors to experience the Egypt of the pharaohs.
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  • 20 killed as Gaza clashes rage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 12:59 PM
    Another five Palestinians died in clashes between rival factions in Gaza, bringing to 20 the death toll in three days of bitter fighting that has torpedoed talks on forming a unity government.
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  • Mummies & Mosques: Local pair of bicyclers experience Muslim hospitality in Egyptian desert Open this result in new window
    Rapid City Journal - Jan 26 10:50 PM
    We are standing under a concrete awning in the Great Western Desert of Egypt. The temperature is 104 degrees in the shade. Out on the road in the sun our Brunton compass reads 119 degrees.
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  • Orascom Telecom Holdings S.A.E. rated 'B+'; proposed notes rated 'B-'; outlook stable Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 26 9:23 PM
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today it assigned its 'B+' long-term corporate credit ratings to Egypt-headquartered emerging markets wireless telecommunications operator Orascom Telecom Holdings S.A.E. (Orascom Telecom) and related finance subsidiary Orascom Telecom Finance S.C.A.
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  • Ottawa apologizes to man accused of terror ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 8:42 AM
    A Canadian-Syrian national won an official apology and millions in amends for being wrongly accused of terror links and turned over by US authorities to Syria, where he was jailed and allegedly tortured.
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  • Egypt moves to boost gold mining sector Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jan 24 3:05 PM
    CAIRO: Egypt signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday aimed at restructuring the gold mining sector, which officials predicted could bring in more than $10 billion and reshape the country's economy.
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  • US urges Egypt to consider freeing Ayman Nour Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jan 24 9:40 AM
    CAIRO, January 24 -- The United States called on Egypt to consider freeing opposition leader Ayman Nour because of his deteriorating health and urged the government to ensure he gets adequate medical treatment.
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  • Zambia, Nigeria clinch WYC spots Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 27 11:20 AM
    Zambia and Nigeria qualify for Fifa U-20 World Cup after reaching the semi-finals of the African Youth Championship.
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  • Kenya: Armed Forces Face Egyptians in Opening Tie Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 4:16 PM
    Kenya's Armed Forces play Police Union of Egypt in the opening match of the Africa Hockey Federation Clubs Championships at the City Park Stadium on Monday.
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  • Discovering the pharmacy of the pharaohs Open this result in new window
    PhysOrg - Jan 26 12:14 PM
    Scientists at The University of Manchester have teamed up with colleagues in Egypt in a bid to discover what medicines were used by the ancient Egyptians.
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  • Egypt's FM urges Lebanese to maintain restraint Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 25 5:13 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit Thursday called on all Lebanese parties to exercise self- restraint as intense clashes between pro- and anti-government students broke out at Beirut Arab University this afternoon, the official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Cisco gives away 3m of conferencing kit Open this result in new window
    ZDNet UK - Jan 26 12:06 PM
    Networking giant donates systems to the governments of Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates, but can't name any paying customers
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  • Nigeria/Cameroon: No Mercy for Cameroon - Iyam Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 26 1:46 PM
    Following their one all draw with Egypt, players and coaches of the Flying Eagles have resolved to go all out against their last group B opponent Cameroon on Saturday.
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  • Saudi king: Spreading Shiism won't work Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 2:58 AM
    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said in an interview published Saturday that attempts to convert Muslim Sunnis to the Shiite branch of Islam will not succeed, and that Sunnis would always make up the majority of the world Muslims.
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  • World Scene Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 34 minutes ago
    AFGHANISTAN NATO allies urged to boost troops BRUSSELS -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday urged United States' NATO allies to do more in Afghanistan, pledging more U.S. troops and aid while warning of a "dangerous and bloody spring" offensive from an emboldened Taliban.
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  • Intel Head Links Technology, Health Care Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 27 12:17 PM
    AP Interview: Intel Chairman Says Developing World, Health Care Next Step for Technology
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  • Sunni rebels post downed-copter clip Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Jan 26 2:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- An insurgent group that has claimed responsibility for the downing of a U.S. security company helicopter in Baghdad that killed five Americans posted a video Thursday on an Islamic Web site showing the wreckage and two bodies.
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  • Egyptian state paper attacks Iranian policies Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 26 4:02 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The editor of Egypt's most prestigious government newspaper said Iran was trying to spread Shi'a Islam in Arab countries that have no Shi'ites in an attempt to recreate an ...
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  • 'Net sting results in an arrest; Egyptian student tells authorities his computer hacked Open this result in new window
    Benton Courier - Jan 26 12:10 PM
    Saline County Sheriff's Department authorities have made another arrest in the department's continuing Internet sting operation. Mohamed Fahmi Helmi, 29, a student from Egypt, was arrested Thursday on two Class C felony counts of Internet stalking of a minor.
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  • King's ransom Open this result in new window
    The Express-Times - 27 minutes ago
    Philadelphia, one of America's most historic cities, will soon be the temporary home to some of the more than 3,000-year-old treasures of a famed Egyptian king.
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  • Video said to show footage of U.S. helicopter wreckage, two bodies Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Jan 26 5:07 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A video posted on an Islamic Web site purportedly shows the wreckage of a U-S helicopter that crashed this week in central Baghdad. The one-minute-14-second-long video carries the logo of a Sunni militant group.
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  • Egyptian blogger, freedom plea Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Human Rights Watch has pressed Egyptian authorities to free an Internet blogger who has been detained since November on the grounds of writing articles that insulted Islam and President Hosni Mubarak, according to agency reports.
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  • Incorporating Space into Our Economic Sphere of Influence Open this result in new window
    SpaceRef - Jan 27 5:37 PM
    Good evening. Thank you for inviting me to speak tonight. It is not often that an aerospace engineer is invited to speak to an economic forum.
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  • Public hearing, special landfill meeting tonight in Perry County Open this result in new window
    The Southern Illinoisan - Jan 26 6:47 AM
    PERRY COUNTY - A public hearing and special meeting of the Perry County Board of Commissioners will be held at 9 a.m. today at the Du Quoin City Hall as the board reviews and considers adopting a revised landfill host agreement with Greater Egypt Regional Environmental Properties Inc. and Perry Ridge Landfill Inc.
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  • Carter wanted debate, not hate, from book Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan 27 1:17 PM
    Jimmy Carter said he wanted to spark debate when he wrote his latest book. It worked. The former president's "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid" isn't a potboiler. But, since its November release, it has certainly stirred the pot.
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  • Saudi licence to generate $4bn Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    A total of eight Asian, European and African companies are competing to win Saudi Arabia's third mobile phone licence, according to the Arab News. Analysts predict the tender will generate $4bn and the new operator will not negatively impact the business of Mobily or Saudi Telecom due to an expanding market.
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  • Mathematics in Ancient Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al-Ahram Weekly - Jan 25 12:10 PM
    The Greeks developed mathematics as a deductive science that reached its climax with Euclid of Alexandria in his masterpiece The Elements . Before that, during the ancient Egyptian era, mathematics was an inductive discipline of a utilitarian nature used to perform practical tasks such as flood control or land measurement using rope.
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  • Let's escape the Times' viewpoint Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 37 minutes ago
    The name Max Ascoli was uttered the other day. The context escapes me, but not my Proustian reaction. Like biting into that madeleine, I remembered the heyday of those challenging magazines such as Ascoli's The Reporter and Norman Cousins' Saturday Review of Literature.
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  • Death toll mounts in Gaza battles Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 27 4:59 AM
    At least five more people are killed as the deadliest violence for months claims at least 22 lives in the Gaza Strip.
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  • 22 killed as Gaza clashes rage Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Jan 27 6:02 PM
    GAZA CITY -- Another seven Palestinians died Saturday in clashes between rival factions in Gaza, bringing to 22 the death toll in three days of bitter fighting that has torpedoed talks on forming a unity government.
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  • Friday, January 26 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 26 7:02 PM
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Two of President Bush's top advisers, Karl Rove and Dan Bartlett, have been subpoenaed to testify as possible witnesses in the defense of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby, although it remains unclear whether either man will actually be called to the stand, a legal source familiar with the case told CNN Friday.
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  • Etisalat may pay $2-3 billion for Algerian telco Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    DAVOS Emirates Telecommunications Corp. is prepared to pay up to $3 billion to bid for state-run Algerie Telecom, Etisalat chairman Mohammad Hassan Omran said.
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  • Intel Head Links Technology, Health Care Open this result in new window
    IWon - Money - Jan 27 6:11 PM
    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) New technologies are ready to be used to advance health care, while a plan to bring computers and fast Internet access to the developing world is being undertaken, the chairman of Intel Corp. said in an interview Saturday.
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  • Oman in Gulf Cup final Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI Oman stormed into the final of the Gulf Cup for the second time in a row following an exciting 1-0 win over rivals Bahrain at the Al Nahyan Stadium here yesterday afternoon.
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  • Coming-of-Rage Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 26 9:43 PM
    A biography of the British playwright John Osborne, the original ?Angry Young Man.?
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  • The man who knows why we're so hooked on coffee Open this result in new window
    The Observer - Jan 27 4:22 PM
    It is one of the questions that has baffled economists, cultural commentators and consumer-watchers: why are people who drive a hard bargain in all other parts of their lives willing to spend 3 on a shot of coffee and some hot, frothy milk in a very large cardboard cup?
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  • :::- ARAB TIMES -::: Open this result in new window
    Arab Times - 12 minutes ago
    KUWAIT CITY: Two men an Indian and an Iranian have been referred to the State Security police for taking pictures of sensitive areas in Mina Abdullah in the vicinity of the oil refinery and Special Forces camp of the Kuwait Army, reports Al-Anba daily.
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  • Kingdom to Fetch SR15bn From 3rd Mobile License Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jan 27 4:19 PM
    JEDDAH, 28 January 2007 Eight Asian, European and African companies are competing to win the Kingdoms third mobile license, which is expected to fetch SR15 billion ($4 billion) to state coffers, informed sources in the telecom market said.
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  • Khatami says door remains open for Iran-U.S. negotiations Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 27 6:42 PM
    Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said Saturday that the door to negotiations between his country and the United States is open.
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  • Egypt arrests 7 in Muslim Brotherhood clampdown Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 5:02 AM
    Egyptian security forces arrested seven members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood north of the Egyptian capital on Wednesday in a widening crackdown on the country's largest opposition movement, the group said.
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  • RELATED NEWS Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 25 minutes ago
    28 January 2007 Jeddah: Eight Asian, European and African companies are competing to win the Kingdom's third mobile license, which is expected to fetch SR15 billion ($4 billion) to state coffers, informed sources in the telecom market said.
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  • A NATO for the Middle East Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 27 9:36 AM
    US Marines and Iraqi policemen provide the security of the new police station in Ramadi. When the U.S. was faced with a new global threat 60 years ago, the expansionism of Soviet communism, its leaders responded with an awesome burst of creativity.
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  • 19 killed as Gaza clashes rage Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jan 27 6:21 PM
    GAZA CITY - Another four Palestinians died on Saturday in clashes between rival factions in Gaza, bringing to 19 the death toll in three days of bitter fighting that has torpedoed talks on forming a unity government.
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  • US warns Iran of global wrath if it cranks up nuclear capacity Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 26 4:18 PM
    The United States warned Iran of "universal" opposition if it proceeds with plans to beef up its nuclear capacity by installing at least 3,000 centrifuges at a key atomic plant.
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  • U.N. adopts Holocaust denial resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 26 4:31 PM
    The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Friday condemning the denial of the Holocaust, with only Iran rejecting it as an attempt by the United States and Israel to exploit the atrocity for their political interests.
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  • Bush clears GIs to stop Iran agents Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jan 27 3:36 AM
    Fighting against those who aid Iraq militants makes sense, he says President Bush staunchly defended a tough new administration policy on Iran that is drawing criticism at home and causing anxiety abroad, insisting Friday that it is only sensible for U.S. troops to move aggressively against Iranians who endanger them in Iraq.
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  • Lighten up with photo exhibit Open this result in new window
    The Oregonian - Jan 26 12:23 AM
    The temporary awning in front of the Portland Art Museum was specially prepared to handle long lines for the museum's latest major traveling exhibit, "The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt."
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  • Stuck cargo ship blocks Suez canal Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jan 27 12:48 PM
    Traffic was interrupted at 7.30pm (3.30am AEDT) after the Hong Kong-flagged vessel and its 80,000-ton cargo drifted from its path near Ismailiya as it headed northwards from the Red Sea, the official said.
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  • Dipika slams SRFI for not sending a girls team for Asian Juniors meet  Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Jan 27 11:17 AM
    India's No 1 junior squash player Dipika Pallikal is very upset that the Squash Racquet Federation of India (SRFI) is not sending a girl's team for the Asian Juniors team event to be held in Hong Kong from February 3-7. "It's really upsetting to say the least. We had a real chance of getting a medal," the 16-year-old told Newsline from Mumbai. The Chennai girl though, will be taking part in ...
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  • Egypt's Orascom reportedly still interested in Hutchison Essar Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 25 6:00 AM
    CAIRO (MarketWatch) -- Cairo-based Orascom Telecom Holding (ORTE.CI), the Middle East's largest mobile operator by subscribers, Thursday said it is still considering buying Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd.'s (HTX), or HTIL, Indian subsidiary, Hutchison Essar Ltd.
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  • Thursday, Jan 25, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Jan 25 3:06 PM
    ENEIBA, Egypt - Zaineb Tarek grew suspicious when relatives bundled her into a minivan and plied her with potato chips and sweets for a "special trip" to see the doctor.
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