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  • Report warns Egypt against ignoring troubled Sinai Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 11:12 AM
    Continued discriminatory policies against the population of Egypt's Sinai risk giving rise to further terrorist activity in the peninsula, a report warned.
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  • Turkey warns Lebanon and Egypt on drilling rights at sea Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 30 1:53 PM
    Turkey warned Lebanon and Egypt on Tuesday not to press ahead with oil and gas exploration deals they have signed with Cyprus, saying Turkey and Turkish Cypriots also had rights in the region.
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  • Egypt steps on the press as it backtracks on democratic reform Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 12:00 AM
    Court proceedings started Sunday against Howaida Taha, an Al Jazeera journalist arrested while producing a documentary on police torture in Egypt. She's charged with harming national interests and faces five years in prison.
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  • Royal Philharmonic in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is putting on concerts in Cairo and Alexandria, making Egypt the first country in the Middle East and Africa to host its performances. The Cairo concert was held on Tuesday night, while a performance will take place at the Alexandria Opera House on 1 February.
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  • Two Tunisian players in Egypt's Zamalek tried for attacking policeman Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 30 5:51 PM
    Two Tunisian soccer players with Egypt's famed Zamalek club, Wissem El-Abdi and Yamen ben Zekri, are expected to go on trial Thursday on charge of assaulting a policeman, local soccer news website filgoal.com reported on Tuesday.
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  • BP Egypt Finds 1 Trillion Cubic Feet Gas Offshore Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jan 30 11:06 AM
    Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum Tuesday said BP Egypt, a unit of BP PLC (BP), has discovered more than 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves in the Mediterranean Sea.
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  • Egypt puts financial squeeze on opposition Islamists Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 29 9:49 AM
    Egypt has tightened the noose on the opposition Muslim Brothers by freezing the assets of the Islamist movement's financiers it accuses of seeking to revive the group's secret apparatus.
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  • Lanka-Egypt MoU on cultural co-operation Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Jan 30 12:45 PM
    COLOMBO : Sri Lankan and Egypt Governments signed a long term Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in connection with cultural cooperation in Cairo recently. This MoU covers a vast range of fields, Cultural Affairs Ministry sources said.
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  • Tajik leader seeks economic ties on visits to Egypt, Syria Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jan 30 7:02 AM
    MOSCOW - Tajikistans President Emomali Rakhmonov will visit Egypt and Syria next week to discuss political, economic and security issues, an official in his office said Tuesday.
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  • BP in major gas find off Egypt coast Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Jan 30 8:40 AM
    The discovery was made 668 metres below sea level north of Alexandria by BP Egypt and is equivalent to half of Egypt's annual gas consumption, the ministry said in a statement.
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  • Egypt Derides 7 Wonders Of World Contest Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 29 9:28 AM
    Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it is a disgrace that the ancient Pyramids of Giza _ the only surviving structure from the traditional list of architectural marvels _ must compete for a spot.
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  • Egypt: Hamas ready to recognize Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 29 7:49 PM
    CAIRO, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Egypt's top political adviser to the president says the Palestinian Hamas movement is ready to recognize Israel if the latter talks with the group.
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  • Fundamentally Freund: Egypt's Failure to Combat Terror Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 29 11:23 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) The suicide bombing in Eilat yesterday, which killed three Israelis, should raise serious some questions about Egypt's unwillingness, or inability, to combat terror.
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  • Egypt slams bid to update wonders list Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 28 minutes ago
    CAIRO Officials here are scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it is a disgrace that the ancient Pyramids of Giza -- the only surviving structures from the traditional list of architectural marvels -- must compete for a spot.
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  • Egypt paper blames Iran for murder of diplomat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 28 12:01 PM
    Iranian intelligence services were responsible for kidnapping and killing Egypt's top diplomat in Iraq two years ago, the state-owned flagship daily Al-Ahram reported.
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  • Egypt/Kenya: Hockey - Egypt's Police Union Stop Forces Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 29 3:22 PM
    Egypt's Police Union proved too wily for Kenya's Armed Forces and ran away with a deserved 1-0 victory as the Africa Cup of Clubs championship started at the refurbished City Park stadium, Nairobi, yesterday.
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  • RF, Egypt agree on date of anti-terrorism group session FM Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Jan 29 12:58 PM
    MOSCOW, January 29 (Itar-Tass) - Russia and Egypt have agreed on the date of a session of the inter-departmental group for counteracting international terrorism, the Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.
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  • Tunisian duo arrested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 30 7:16 AM
    Two Tunisian players are under arrest for attacking an Egyptian police officer.
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  • Egypt frets Pyramids could lose top-7 rank Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Jan 29 12:29 AM
    Cairo, Egypt -- Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it is a disgrace that the ancient...
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  • Egypt wants more foreign investment in mining sector Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 29 5:31 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 scorns new 7 wonders contest Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jan 29 12:16 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it is a disgrace that the ancient Pyramids of Giza -- the only surviving structure from the traditional list of architectural marvels -- must compete for a spot.
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  • Egypt to boycott Arab Futsal games: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 30 5:51 PM
    The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has boycotted Arab Futsal activities indefinitely in the wake of the brutal assault launched on Egyptian players by Libyans in the Arab Cup last week, local soccer news website filgoal.com reported on Tuesday
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  • Egypt’s Sinai Question Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 30 10:21 AM
    Source: International Crisis Group Terrorism in the strategic and sensitive Sinai is unlikely to be eradicated unless the Egyptian government tackles the underlying political and socio-economic dimensions at the heart of the peninsulas disquiet.
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  • World News: Tele Atlas launches digital maps for Saudi Arabia and Egypt Open this result in new window
    Telematics Update - Jan 29 7:19 AM
    Tele Atlas has expanded its digital map coverage to 64 countries across six continents, with the addition of digital maps for Saudi Arabia and Egypt. (1/29/2007)
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  • Egypt pans 7 Wonders vote Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - Jan 28 9:05 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new Seven Wonders of the World. Egyptians are saying it is a disgrace that the ancient Pyramids of Giza - the only surviving structure from the traditional list - must compete for a spot.
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  • Egypt Derides 7 Wonders of World Contest Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 28 11:37 AM
    Egypt Scoffs at Popular 'New 7 Wonders of the World' Contest, Refusing to Meet With Organizer
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  • Egypt freezes assets of 29 Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jan 29 2:07 AM
    Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday froze the assets of 29 members of the Muslim rotherhood after accusing them of "money laundering and financing an illegal group," a judicial source said. The move applied to 29 members of the movement and their families, and marked the first time such measures - typically reserved for cases of fraud and embezzlement - were taken against the country's largest ...
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  • Egypt's Zamalek make home victory in African Champions League opener Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 29 4:41 AM
    Egypt's famed Zamalek, five-time African Champions League title based in Cairo, celebrated their African Champions League return with a thrashing 4-1 home win overBurundi's Vital'O in the first-leg of the competition's preliminary round on Sunday, local soccer news website filgoal.comreported.
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  • Turkey Warns Against Cyprus Oil Deals Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 30 11:07 AM
    Turkey warned Lebanon and Egypt against an crude oil and natural gas exploration deal signed with Cyprus, saying Turkey and Turkish Cypriots also had rights in the region.
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  • Egypt scoffs at new 7 wonders of the world contest Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Jan 28 10:14 PM
    Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it's a disgrace that the Pyramids of Giza - the only surviving structure from the original list of architectural marvels - must compete for a spot.
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  • EFTA Signs FTA With Egypt, Mulls Trade Deal With Indonesia Open this result in new window
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  • Egypt steps on the press as it backtracks on democratic reform Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 29 2:16 PM
    Two recent cases have caused journalists and bloggers to fear a government crackdown on freedom of expression.
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  • Iran blamed for killing of Egypt envoy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jan 28 9:26 PM
    CAIRO: Iranian intelligence services were responsible for kidnapping and killing Egypts top diplomat in Iraq two years ago, the state-owned flagship daily Al-Ahram reported yesterday.
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  • Egypt's Sedki stages a grand rally Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jan 28 7:10 PM
    DUBAI Marwan Sedki of Egypt swept aside early opposition from Saudi Arabias Sunai Ounalla for a 6-7, 6-3, 7-6 victory in the third round qualifying match of the Emirates Academy Tennis Open tennis tournament at the Safa Park here on Saturday.
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  • egypt: 30 years after bread riots, reform moves forward Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Jan 30 9:17 AM
    Yet 30 years later to the day, in the ballroom of one of Cairos glittering five-star hotels, a gathering of Egyptian businessmen and government officials was congratulated for lifting subsidies and attracting foreign investment.
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  • Egypt calls torture video on web a national security threat Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Jan 30 10:15 AM
    CAIRO Egyptian authorities have warned that the use of the Internet by dissidents constitutes a threat to national security. Egyptian Interior Minister Habib Al Adly said the opposition use of the Internet has damaged national security.
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  • Egypt scoffs at new 7 wonders of the world contest Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jan 28 8:06 PM
    Cairo, Jan 29: Egypt is scoffing at a global contest to name the new seven wonders of the world, saying it's a disgrace that the Pyramids of Giza - the only surviving structure from the original list of architectural marvels - must compete for a spot.
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  • Powerful strike wave in Egypt challenges neoliberalism Open this result in new window
    Socialist Worker - Jan 30 10:01 AM
    Rail workers in the Egyptian capital Cairo have struck for higher wages. Over 700 railway drivers went on strike at Cairo's Misr train station on Saturday of last week.
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  • Posted: 31-01-2007 , 05:15 GMT Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - 18 minutes ago
    After she was in a car accident in Beirut, and was injured in both her legs, Lebanese singer Mariam Fares insisted on attending her concert in Egypt at the Al Ahli Club.
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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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  • Ramy clinches another crown Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jan 30 4:22 PM
    PETALING JAYA: Egypts Ramy Ashour (pic) secured his second squash title of the year, winning the Dayton Open in Ohio on Monday.
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  • Despite fears of dwindling tourism, the show must go on Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Jan 30 4:00 PM
    Undeterred by Monday's terror attack, tourist professionals from Gaza, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt attended the opening of yesterday's international tourism conference in Eilat. In fact none of the 60-odd participants canceled.
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  • Tuesday's High School Sports Schedule Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Jan 30 11:50 AM
    BOYS BASKETBALL Rumson-FH at Freehold: 5:30 p.m. Point Boro at Donovan: 6:30 p.m. Howell at Manchester: 6:30 p.m. Brick at Jackson: 6:30 p.m. Academy Charter at Keansburg: 6:30 p.m. Barnegat at Lakewood: 6:30 p.m. Southern at Brick Mem.: 6:30 p.m. TR South at TR East: 6:30 p.m. Lacey at TR North: 6:30 p.m. New Egypt at Burlington City: 7 p.m. Allentown at W. Windsor-Plainsboro N.: 7 p.m. GIRLS ...
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  • Egyptian forces aided suicide bombing? Open this result in new window
    WorldNet Daily - Jan 30 10:55 AM
    TEL AVIV Israel and Egypt are studying the possibility the Palestinian terrorist who carried out yesterday's suicide bombing here was aided in entering the Jewish state by Egyptian security forces, WND has learned.
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  • Hamas Fighter Killed in Gaza Despite Truce Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jan 30 4:09 PM
    GAZA CITY, 31 January 2007 A Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip was shot dead yesterday despite a truce between feuding Palestinian factions and Israeli planes retaliated to Mondays Palestinian attack by bombing a tunnel at the Kerni border crossing between Egypt and Gaza.
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  • Egypt says Iran has no role in ex-diplomat assassination Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 28 8:02 AM
    Iran - Egypt - Diplomat Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a claim by Al-Ahram daily that Iran was involved in the killing of Egypt's former ambassador to Iraq Ihab Sharif.
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  • Kenya: Hockey - Egyptians Win And Draw Games Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 30 3:06 PM
    Sharkia Club of Egypt survived a scare when determined Delta Flickers of Nigeria pushed them to the limit before hanging for a slim 2-1 win in the Crown Berger Africa Cup of Clubs championship at City Park, Nairobi yesterday.
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  • Egypt denies suicide bomber entered Israel from Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 29 4:29 PM
    An Egyptian security source on Monday denied the report that suicide bomber in the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat earlier in the day entered Israel from the Egyptian border, a local Egyptian TV reported.
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  • Belarus to clash with Egypt in final Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jan 29 10:03 PM
    By John Verghese BELARUS registered a 1-0 win over luckless Qatar to reach the final of the sixth edition of the Under-23 International friendly football tournament at the Qatar Sports Club here yesterday.
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  • Vintage Egypt: Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - Jan 27 11:32 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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  • Autumn of the commandante; another dictator sinks Open this result in new window
    CubaNet - Jan 30 1:39 PM
    By Nina Khrushcheva. The Daily Star , Egypt, January 22, 2007. The death watch for Fidel Castro is something that only Gabriel Garcia Marquez could get right.
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  • Free trade agreement with Egypt signed Open this result in new window
    NZZ - Jan 28 1:13 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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  • Egypt blood donations plunge after 'bags scandal' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 28 11:53 AM
    Egyptian health officials are scrambling to persuade people to give blood after a 70-percent plunge in donations caused by a scandal over "defective" blood bags.
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  • Ibrahimovic turns down Swedish coach Lagerback's overtures to return Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Jan 30 11:27 AM
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic is continuing to refuse playing for Sweden. Ibrahimovic skipped two European Championship qualifiers last year after a dispute with coach Lars Lagerback, and has now turned down an invitation to play a friendly against Egypt on Feb. 7.
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  • World news Open this result in new window
    Belfast Telegraph - Jan 30 6:46 AM
    Police said last night that the 20-year-old bomber from Gaza, who came into Eilat, the southernmost city in Israel, from Egypt, had been recruited and directed by Islamic Jihad, responsible for sporadic suicide attacks since February 2005.
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  • Plans in place for biggest Cairo Conference against war yet Open this result in new window
    Socialist Worker - Jan 30 10:01 AM
    Hamas and Hizbollah will be sending delegates to the next anti-war conference in Cairo, Egypt, from 29 March to 1 April. Last year Palestine's Hamas sent three government ministers. This year they are planning to send a higher level delegation.
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  • Glanzmann appointed General Manager Radisson SAS Resort, Sharm El-Sheikh Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 30 5:53 AM
    Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, the first-class full-service brand of The Rezidor Hotel Group, has appointed Armin Glanzmann as General Manager of its resort property in Sharm El- Sheikh, Egypt.
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  • Palestinian suicide bomber kills 3 Israelis in Eilat Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 29 5:46 AM
    The bomber reached the resort town by walking from Egypt, then hitching a ride from a motorist.
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  • Squash: Egyptain wins Dayton Open Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jan 30 2:50 AM
    PETALING JAYA: Egypt's Ramy Ashour secured his second squash title of the year, winning the Dayton Open in Ohio on Monday. Ramy, the world number six and second seed, defeated fourth seed John White of Scotland 8-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-10 (2-0), 11-2 in a 72-minute final.
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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 29 12:03 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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  • RedaChem Egypt Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jan 30 12:32 AM
    Supply of petrochemical products, detergents, coatings, and chemical solutions.
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  • All set for Ghana/Nigeria game Open this result in new window
    Ghanaweb.com - Jan 30 8:34 AM
    Accra, Jan 30, GNA - All is set for the international friendly game between the Black Stars of Ghana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria at Brentford's Grifffin Park Stadium, London on Tuesday, February 6. The game which is the 55th and will be the first in 2007 since the two sides met in the qualifying rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt last year which is expected to be characterised by ...
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  • Remains of village found near Stonehenge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 5:47 PM
    A village of small houses that may have sheltered the builders of the mysterious Stonehenge, or people attending festivals there, has been found by archaeologists studying the stone circle in England. Eight of the houses, with central hearths, have been excavated, and there may be as many as 25 of them, Mike Parker Pearson said Tuesday at a briefing organized by the National Geographic Society.
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  • Fighting Eases on First Day of a Cease-Fire by Gaza Factions Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 30 5:56 PM
    A Hamas member was shot dead, while Israel bombed a tunnel it said Palestinian militants used to carry out attacks.
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  • American Road Trip Through Arab Eyes Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 30 6:13 PM
    ?On the Road in America? looks, on first viewing, like the sort of television show that Al Jazeera and MTV might produce if they could be coaxed together in front of an editing terminal.
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  • Brookings Briefing: A Saban Center Statesman's Forum Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 8:57 AM
    As violence rises in Iraq, Lebanon, and the Palestinian territories, Egypt is once again a central player in diplomatic efforts to address these regional crises. Close U.S.-Egyptian cooperation will be crucial to salvage Iraq, revitalize the Middle East peace process, and stabilize Lebanon. Yet the imperative for U.S.-Egyptian cooperation comes after a tumultuous two years in the bilateral ...
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  • Associate pastor ends year abroad to settle in Ridgeeld Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Jan 29 11:52 PM
    RIDGEFIELD The Rev. Teri Peterson quickly learned to keep her green eyes averted when walking along the streets of Cairo, Egypt. As an American woman living in the Middle Eastern country, she had to learn to blend in with her female peers.
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  • Comparing Apples and Really Huge Apples Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Jan 30 4:02 AM
    Look at the year on year comparisons between 2005 and 2006's stock market figures and you would be forgiven for deciding that Egypt has lost its much-vaunted "best-performing bourse in the world" status.
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  • Mary Willis Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Jan 29 11:20 PM
    ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Ann Willis, 93, of Lake of Egypt, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Williamson County. She was born in Alexander County, daughter of John and Beulah Miller...
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  • Egypt urged to free blogger Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Jan 27 3:59 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: Drop Charges Against Blogger Open this result in new window
    Kansas City InfoZine - Jan 29 3:57 AM
    Trial Shows Need to End Curbs on Free Speech
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  • Tele Atlas Expands Digital Map Coverage Open this result in new window
    ComputerWire - Jan 29 11:11 PM
    Digital mapping provider Tele Atlas NV has expanded its global coverage after adding digital maps for Saudi Arabia and Egypt, bringing the number of countries to more than 64 across six continents.
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  • Fencing Off Egyptian Border May Be Israel's Next Move Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - Jan 29 9:47 PM
    WASHINGTON A plan to build a security fence along Israel's 100-mile border with Egypt will get a new look after yesterday's suicide bomb attack in Eilat. An Israeli diplomat here yesterday confirmed details disclosed in a Jerusalem Post story that reported a 2005 plan known as "Hour Glass" to build an electronic fence along the portion of Israel that abuts the Sinai Desert. The proposal, ...
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  • Iraqis fleeing conflict flood over borders Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 3:23 PM
    Violence in Iraq and instability in Lebanon are driving hundreds of thousands of people abroad in an upheaval not matched in the Middle East since the exodus of Palestinian refugees when Israel was created in 1948.
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  • Defense Minister... Open this result in new window
    Kathimerini - Jan 30 1:22 AM
    Defense Minister Evangelos Meimarakis (r) inspects an honor guard with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Hussein Tantawi in Cairo yesterday. Greece and Egypt aim to boost bilateral cooperation in the defense sector this year following significant progress in this area in 2006, Meimarakis said.
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  • Gaza's warring factions holding fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 2:44 PM
    Gaza's warring factions began to hold their fire Tuesday as a truce took effect across the volatile territory and brought hopes for an end to the infighting that has left 36 people dead in five days.
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  • The New, New Middle East Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 10:37 AM
    JerusalemISRAEL, says Tel Aviv University historian Paul Liptz, now has more "friends among [its ] enemies than ever before," including some "who don't necessarily want to talk to us.
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  • China-Africa ties: key facts Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Jan 30 2:34 AM
    - Egypt in 1956 became the first African nation to recognise the Peoples Republic of China, seven years after the Communists defeated the Nationalists and took power in Beijing.
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  • So. Amboy clinches tourney spot Open this result in new window
    Home News Tribune - Jan 30 1:38 AM
    The South Amboy High School boys basketball team had four players in double figures as its balanced attack produced a 58-49 victory over New Egypt on Monday night, clinching a berth in the upcoming NJSIAA Tournament.
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  • Holy Land Comes to Oklahoma Open this result in new window
    The Morning News - Jan 30 1:34 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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  • Will Libya one day be a member of the EU? Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jan 29 6:27 PM
    Is it conceivable that the European Union might expand to include Morocco, Libya or Egypt? Richard Jenkins, London Olli Rehn: Geographical, historical and cultural elements all contribute to the European identity. Values define Europe's borders as much as geography.
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  • Egyptian Paper Accuses Iranians of Complicity in Envoy?s Death Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 28 5:41 PM
    Attributed to anonymous sources and denied by the foreign ministries of both Egypt and Iran, the report could strain already tense relations between the countries.
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  • Hassan El-Khatib named Managing Director on new MENA team Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 29 8:38 PM
    Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group announced that Hassan El-Khatib will join the new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) team as a Managing Director advising on investments in Egypt and Northern Africa.
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  • Stonehenge workers' village found Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 30 11:18 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A village of small houses that may have sheltered the builders of the mysterious Stonehenge -- or people attending festivals there -- has been found by archaeologists studying the stone circle in England.
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  • News Briefs Open this result in new window
    Michigan Daily - Jan 30 12:32 AM
    JERUSALEM Suicide bombing is first in Israel in nine months After nine months without a suicide bombing in Israel, a Palestinian walked from Egypt across the open desert border, hitched a ride from a wary Israeli motorist and then blew himself up on yesterday inside a bakery in the Red Sea resort town of Eilat, Israeli officials said.
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  • Israel resort determined to bounce back after bombing Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 8:29 AM
    Israel's glittering Red Sea resort of Eilat is determined to bounce back after its first suicide bombing this week shattered its reputation as a safe holiday destination.
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  • Ibrahimovic turns down Swedish coach Lagerback Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Jan 30 7:26 AM
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is continuing to refuse playing for Sweden.
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  • Tracking U.S. entanglements in the Mideast Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Jan 30 2:04 AM
    POWER, FAITH, AND FANTASY: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present. Michael B. Oren. Norton. 778 pages. $35. 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 ...
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  • MEMO TO REPUBLICANS: SHUT UP, SHUT UP, SHUT UP! Open this result in new window
    Ted Rall via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 12:00 PM
    Iraq Fiasco Exposes Faith-Based Reasoning
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  • Hamas, Fatah swap hostages under Gaza truce deal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 11:56 AM
    Rival Palestinian factions began swapping hostages on Tuesday under a ceasefire deal that went into effect hours earlier, largely halting gunbattles in which at least 30 Palestinians were killed, officials said.
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  • Egypt Offers More Seats to Study Medicine Open this result in new window
    BruDirect.com - Jan 27 7:07 PM
    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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  • Appeals court reinstates key Padilla charge Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 11:45 AM
    A U.S. appeals court reinstated the most serious charge against alleged al Qaeda operative Jose Padilla on Tuesday, reviving a murder-conspiracy count that could send the former "enemy combatant" to prison for life.
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  • Cease-fire holding in Gaza, more or less Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 11:33 AM
    Gaza's warring factions began to hold their fire Tuesday as a truce took effect across the volatile territory and brought hopes for an end to the infighting that has left 36 people dead in five days. But the killing of a Hamas militant by rival Palestinians combined with an Israeli airstrike on a smuggling tunnel following a suicide bombing underscored the fragility of any lull in Gaza's ...
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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 29 9:34 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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  • Cease-fire begins taking hold in Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 11:16 AM
    As a tenuous cease-fire took hold in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh appealed to all Palestinians to prevent a resurgence in the internal violence that killed 36 people in recent days.
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  • Africa seen missing out on clean energy investment Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 30 9:30 AM
    Africa has missed out on booming investment in clean energy projects partly over worries that it is a tough destination to do business, a U.N. official said on Tuesday.
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  • Palestinian Factions Try to Observe New Truce Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 30 9:58 AM
    While Gaza was mostly calm during the day, several previous cease-fires have broken down.
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  • Palestinian cease-fire starts taking hold, but future uncertain Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 30 10:12 AM
    Gaza's warring factions began to hold their fire Tuesday as a truce took effect across the volatile territory and brought hopes for an end to the infighting that has killed 36 people in the past five days.
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  • World Ag Markets Off to Busy Start Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Jan 29 8:11 AM
    CHICAGO - Jan 29/07 - SNS -- International agriculture commodity markets opened the week on a busy note, helped by Egypt's weekend purchase of U.S. and Russian wheat and the announcement of tenders for grains and oilseeds by Jordan and the Philippines.
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  • Egyptian court orders release of 16 Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 29 5:14 PM
    An Egyptian court Monday issued orders to release 16 members of the legally banned Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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