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  • Egypt: Trial of blogger expands realm of repression Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Jan 31 4:56 PM
    Amnesty International today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Karim Amer, the first Egyptian blogger to be tried for writing blogs criticizing Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, President Husni Mubarak and Islam.
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  • Egypt proposes unified Palestinian force Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Jan 31 5:41 PM
    Egypt is lobbying Palestinians to form a force made up of members of all Palestinian factions, to try to resolve the crisis in the Palestinian Authority.
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  • Egypt to start building satellite to control air traffic: official Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 31 4:45 PM
    Egypt will start to manufacture an Egyptian satellite to control air traffic in a few weeks, a senior Egyptian official said on Wednesday.
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  • Ancient Egypt series gets new venue Open this result in new window
    Courier-Post - Jan 31 1:19 PM
    Camden County College's "Ancient Egypt in the New Kingdom" lecture series has been relocated to the 660-seat Dennis Flyer Memorial Theatre, on the Blackwood campus, due to a high volume of advance demand.
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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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  • Egypt: Al-Jazeera Producer to Be Tried On Charges of "Harming National Interest" Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 31 12:40 PM
    Reporters Without Borders has condemned a 27 January 2007 decision by judicial authorities to initiate trial proceedings against Al-Jazeera TV producer Howayda Taha on a charge of "harming national interest" in a documentary she was preparing about police torture in Egypt.
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  • Kenya/Egypt: Police No Match for Champs Egypt's Sharkia Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 31 3:09 PM
    Kenya Police succumbed to a humiliating 3-0 defeat against defending champions, Sharkia from Egypt in the ongoing Africa Cup of Club Champions match played at City Park Stadium.
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  • Egypt needs to tackle Sinai tensions - report Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 31 6:51 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Egypt will not end militancy in its Sinai peninsula, where bombs have killed more than 100 people since 2004, until it tackles political and socio-economic grievances there, ...
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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 cleric lawyer says had no access to files Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 31 4:51 AM
    Source: Reuters By Aziz El-Kaissouni CAIRO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - A lawyer for a Muslim cleric kidnapped in a suspected CIA operation in Italy and handed to Egypt said he had been denied access to medical reports that ...
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  • BP Egypt: Huge gas well discovered Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Jan 31 7:44 AM
    BP Egypt announced Wednesday that it had drilled a successful well, Giza North-1, in the North Alexandria concession held by BP, RWE Dea and EGPC/EGAS. The well encountered a significant gas accumulation as part of a large channel complex.
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  • BP Egypt announces gas discovery in the offshore West Nile Delta Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jan 31 5:23 AM
    BP Egypt announced that it has drilled a successful well, Giza North-1, in the North Alexandria concession held by BP, RWE Dea and EGPC/EGAS.
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  • Girls basketball spotlight: Kelly Cameron, New Egypt Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jan 31 5:06 AM
    New Egypt High School forward Kelly Cameron gives new meaning to leading by example.
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  • BP finds more gas in Egypt Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Jan 31 8:41 AM
    Oil has been found in the offshore West Nile Delta, BP Egypt said Wednesday.
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  • Vodafone Egypt Launches paybox' TopUp Mobiliser -- Taking North Africa to the Next Level in m-Commerce Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Web - Jan 31 10:47 AM
    With the paybox TopUp Mobiliser, Vodafone Egypt re-invents its prepaid card distribution processes to increase transparency across a layered network of more than 5.000 merchants and to lift their 5 million subscribers to the Next Level of mobile Commerce. (PRWeb Jan 31, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/chachingpr.php/Q291cC1TcXVhLU1hZ24tWmV0YS1NYWduLVplcm8=
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  • Zlatan absent from Sweden squad for Egypt friendly Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jan 31 1:56 AM
    STOCKHOLM, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Inter Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been left out of the Sweden squad to face Egypt in a friendly next month while Henrik Larsson has refused to change his mind about retiring from the national side.
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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2007-01-31 14:04 GMT: Centamin Egypt expects to commission Sukari gold project plant in July 2008 Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Jan 31 6:17 AM
    LONDON (AFX) - Centamin Egypt Ltd said it expects to commission its Sukari gold project plant in July 2008, assuming a go-ahead decision in February and subject to project financing being completed in the second quarter.
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  • Vodafone Egypt Launches paybox' TopUp Mobiliser -- Taking North Africa to the Next Level in m-Commerce Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 9:10 AM
    Frankfurt, Germany, (PRWeb) January 31, 2007 -- paybox, the trendsetting company for mobile payment enterprise solutions, announced the launch of the paybox TopUp Mobiliser for Vodafone Egypt.
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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 - Jan 30 7:39 PM
    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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  • Egypt set sights on title Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jan 30 10:17 PM
    Sports Reporter STRONG contenders Egypt will be keen to pick up their third title when they take on Belarus in the final of the Under-23 International friendly football tournament at the Qatar Sports Club today.
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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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  • Egypt court orders release of Islamist students Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 3:43 AM
    The Cairo criminal court has ordered the release of 42 students affiliated with the opposition Muslim Brotherhood held since December, a security source said.
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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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  • Ibrahimovic declines Sweden recall Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 31 9:12 AM
    Inter Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has turned down a recall to the Sweden squad to face Egypt in a friendly next month while Henrik Larsson has refused to change his mind about retiring from the national side.
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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: Once-Barren Hills Bear Fruit With WFP's Help Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 31 11:12 AM
    Mangoes and cantaloupes are springing up in the hills along the river Nile in a WFP-assisted project to help poor Egyptian farmers prosper. WFP spokesperson Khaled Mansour went to see the flourishing crops in the previously arid area.
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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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  • Egypt: Egypt Recommends African Countries Sending Troops to Somalia Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 31 4:59 AM
    The Egyptian government has voiced on Wednesday the indispensability that the African peacekeepers planned for Somalia should accomplish certain conditions of restoring peace and tranquility in the country.
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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 - Jan 30 9:16 PM
    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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  • BP finds Egyptian gas Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    BP Egypt has made a significant gas find in the offshore West Nile delta. The oil major discovered more than 1m cubic feet of gas through its Giza North-1 well. Another well is planned to appraise the Giza complex.
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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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  • The Sentinel Open this result in new window
    The Sentinel - 35 minutes ago
    The Exodus from Egypt New Archaeological Evidence: Myth or History? The Community Calendar is open to eligible local organizations. Contact the Cumberlink Internet Director for more information.
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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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  • Review: The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of Ancient Egypt, by John Ray Open this result in new window
    New Scientist - Jan 31 10:22 AM
    Andrew Robinson looks for reasons why
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  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    New Egypt and Jackson area Boy Scouts from Troop 104 in Jackson spent a recent weekend learning and practicing wilderness survival skills during a simulated wilderness emergency scenario.
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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: PNA Should Have One Security Force Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jan 31 8:31 AM
    Egyptian security officials are trying to convince the Palestinian government to establish a military force made up of the members of all Palestinian factions to prevent infighting among security forces loyal to different factions, Hamas and Fatah officials said Jan. 30. The plan would see the cessation of hostilities between the groups, withdrawing of forces from the streets and the release all ...
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  • Hotlinks Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Jan 31 4:14 PM
    Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor looked to have won the north London derby for Arsenal with a 77th-minute strike, only for Egypt striker Mido to head Spurs an 85th-minute equaliser just five minutes after coming off the bench.
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  • Botswana: Radibe Denied Travel Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jan 31 2:13 PM
    President of the Botswana Teachers' Union (BTU), Japhta Radibe, has read sinister motives behind the refusal by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to allow him to travel for a conference in Cairo, Egypt.
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  • PALESTINIAN FACTIONS SEEK TO FORM ARMY Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jan 31 11:50 AM
    GAZA CITY [MENL] -- Palestinian militias, on the basis of a recommendation by neighboring Egypt, have agreed to form an army. Palestinian Authority officials said Egypt has offered to help in the formation of a Palestinian army that would bolster national unity.
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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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  • Nigeria confirms its first human case of avian flu Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Jan 31 3:58 PM
    Jan 31, 2007 (CIDRAP News) Nigerian officials confirmed today that a 22-year-old woman died of H5N1 avian influenza, making Nigeria the third African country to have a human case, after Egypt and Djibouti.
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  • King Tut Ready for His Philadelphia Debut Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Jan 31 12:03 PM
    For those who remember the King Tut exhibit back in 1977, this exhibit is twice the size. And it features several items that have left Egypt for the very first time.
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  • BP Confirms Egyptian Gas Discovery Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jan 31 8:21 AM
    BP Egypt confirms that it has drilled a successful well, Giza North-1, in the North Alexandria concession held by BP, RWE Dea and EGPC/EGAS. The well encountered a significant gas accumulation as part of a large channel complex.
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  • Baghdad invites neighbors to security conference Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jan 31 1:37 PM
    Iraq has invited its neighbors, including Iran, to discuss ways of boosting security in the war-wracked country at a conference in Baghdad in March, a senior official said Wednesday. A Foreign Ministry official said invitations had been sent to Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey as well as Egypt, Bahrain, the Arab League.
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  • Cairo snub for rights activist Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jan 31 3:02 PM
    A YOUNG Bahraini rights activist was detained for more than 14 hours at Cairo International Airport, in Egypt, and then forced to board a flight back to Bahrain yesterday.
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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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  • BP confirms major gas discovery in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Jan 31 4:23 AM
    It made the discovery in the Giza North-1 well, located on the North Alexandria license, in which BP is the operator and the 60 pct shareholder.
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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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  • Oxford Business Group. Publishers of Emerging Markets Intelligence Reports. Open this result in new window
    Oxford Business Group - Jan 31 8:15 AM
    On January 24, Egypt took a major stride towards revitalising the country's long dormant gold mining industry. Over the past few weeks, a number of noteworthy successes have highlighted the aviation industry's strong standing in the kingdom.
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  • Search by Google Open this result in new window
    Mmegi - Jan 31 11:54 AM
    President of the Botswana Teachers' Union (BTU), Japhta Radibe, has read sinister motives behind the refusal by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to allow him to travel for a conference in Cairo, Egypt. He said the ministry gave no concrete reason for barring him from the Education International African Region Conference.
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  • Algerian daily dismisses anti-Iran news in Egyptian daily Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 31 2:32 AM
    Algeria - Egypt - Iran The Algerian daily `Sawt Al Ahrar' dismissed a news story in Tuesday's edition of Egypt's most widely circulated daily `Al-Ahram' accusing the Iranian Information Ministry of involvement in the assassination of former Egyptian ambassador to Iraq Ihab al-Sherif in 2005.
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  • Chirac?s First Interview on Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    Following are excerpts from an interview by President Jacques Chirac of France with The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and Le Nouvel Observateur on Jan. 29, 2007.
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  • Chirac muses on Iran, and then retreats Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    The French president said that if Iran had one or two nuclear weapons, it would not pose much of a danger. A day later, he retracted many of his remarks which were vastly different from stated French policy and from what Chirac repeatedly has said.
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  • Chirac Unfazed by Nuclear Iran, Then Backtracks Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    France?s president said that if Iran had one or two nuclear weapons, it would not pose a big danger. A day later, he retracted many of his remarks.
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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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  • Freed Guantanamo inmate to contest Australian state election Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 6:32 PM
    A former Australian terror suspect who was jailed for more than three years in the US military's Guantanamo Bay prison camp has announced plans to stand in an upcoming state election.
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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
    Tax-News.com - Jan 30 8:39 PM
    The page you requested contains premium content and you are either not logged in or not subscribed. You need a News Subscription to access this area. Please log in at the top of this page if you are already a member.
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  • Aliadiere fires Arsenal into final Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 31 3:14 PM
    French striker Jeremie Aliadiere fired Arsenal to a 3-1 extra-time victory over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday and a place in next month's League Cup final against Chelsea.
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  • Enchanting science Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 31 5:09 PM
    Enchanting science
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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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  • Nero's Golden Palace to partly reopen Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 4:39 PM
    Nero's Golden Palace will partly reopen to visitors next week, offering rare insight into archaeologists' efforts to preserve the first-century imperial residence from decay and humidity.
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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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  • Chaos hastens Iraq brain-drain Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 4:06 PM
    Six months after the U.S. invasion, Esam Pasha, a 30-year-old Iraqi artist and writer, proudly painted a mural called "Resilience" over a giant portrait of Saddam Hussein on the wall of a government building.
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  • Associate pastor ends year abroad to settle in Ridgeeld Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Jan 30 10:11 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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  • 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 - Jan 30 9:26 PM
    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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  • Israel's Peretz says 2007 critical year on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 1:47 PM
    Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz said on Wednesday this year would be "critical" for the international community in dealing with Iran's nuclear program.
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  • Holy Land Comes to Oklahoma Open this result in new window
    The Morning News - Jan 31 1:37 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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  • Slimmed-Down Vodafone Puts Up Good Numbers Open this result in new window
    Forbes - Jan 31 1:46 PM
    Growth in emerging markets leads profitable quarter.
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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 30 11:34 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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  • Nigeria reports first human death from bird flu Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 31 10:59 AM
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Health officials reported Nigeria's first cases of bird flu in humans on Wednesday, saying one woman had died and a family member had been infected but was responding to treatment.
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  • Editorial roundup Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 11:13 AM
    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
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  • Musharraf rallies support for Mideast peace plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 8:11 AM
    Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has drummed up support for his plan to find an Islamic solution to Middle East violence in talks with the leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia.
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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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  • Syrian FM stresses Iraq's unity in Turkey talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 11:24 AM
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem called for maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity and urged regional countries to help the war-torn country resolve its woes.
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  • Ballet Magnificat! to present Deliver Us! Open this result in new window
    The Athens News Courier - Jan 30 11:07 PM
    Ballet Magnificat!, an international Christian ballet company of Jackson, Miss., is returning to Athens. Once more sponsored by Friendship United Methodist Church, the company will dance the production, Deliver Us! to the music of The Prince of Egypt.
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  • Car bombs, mortars kill 14 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 10:26 AM
    More Iraqi blood was shed as car bombs hammered home a US commander's assessment that time was running out to stem sectarian strife in the beleaguered country.
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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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  • Irish Foreign Minister in Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 31 12:08 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Irish Foreign Minister Dermot Ahren arrived in Israel Tuesday night for a two-day visit to Israel, the first leg of a four-day tour of the Middle East. He plans to visit the Palestinian Authority (PA), Egypt and Lebanon.
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  • Bird flu claims first human life in West Africa Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 7:36 AM
    Nigeria confirmed the first human death from the H5N1 virus in sub-Saharan Africa on Wednesday after tests on a dead woman showed she had contracted bird flu.
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