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  • Egypt reports new bird flu case Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 5:01 AM
    Egypt has announced that a woman had been infected with the deadly bird flu virus, the 21st case since the disease first appeared in the country.
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  • Dutch team finds 'heretic Pharaoh' era tomb in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 5:22 AM
    Dutch archaeologists have discovered a tomb in the Saqqara necropolis from the time of Egypt's monotheistic pharaoh Akhenaton some 3,300 years ago, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has said.
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  • Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Detainees Face Military Tribunals Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 14 10:32 AM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, February 15, 2007) Egypt should release the hundreds of members of the Muslim Brotherhood detained solely for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and association, Human Rights ...
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  • Egypt reports new human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 14 4:42 PM
    A new human bird flu case was confirmed in central Egypt on Wednesday, bringing the number of human bird flu cases to 21 in the populous Arab nation, the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Egypt to tackle bird flu with in-kind compensation to farmers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 13 10:02 AM
    Egypt plans to repay in kind farmers whose birds are culled in areas affected by bird flu, following the failure of a previous financial compensation scheme, a health ministry official said.
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  • Egypt reports 3rd H5N1 case of 2007 Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Feb 14 1:55 PM
    Feb 14, 2007 (CIDRAP News) Egypts health ministry today announced that a 37-year-old woman has tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, marking the countrys third case of 2007.
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  • Vodafone Egypt Picks Bubble Open this result in new window
    Unstrung.com - Feb 14 5:30 AM
    LONDON -- Bubble Motion (www.bubblemotion.com) the world's first voice short messaging service (voice SMS) provider, today announced an agreement with Vodafone Egypt (www.Vodafone.com.eg) to launch its Mini Call BubbleTALK voice SMS to the operator's subscribers.
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  • 'Voice SMS' usage grows rapidly as Bubble Motion announces deal with Vodafone Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 14 2:38 AM
    Bubble Motion the world's first voice short messaging service (voice SMS) provider, announced an agreement with Vodafone Egypt to launch its Mini Call BubbleTALK voice SMS to the operator's subscribers.
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  • RSPCA wants live sheep exports to Egypt banned Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 Finance - Feb 13 3:30 PM
    The RSPCA says Australia cannot ignore the latest examples of its animal exports being mistreated in Egypt.
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  • $36m Serrenia development underway in Egypt Open this result in new window
    World Leisure News - Feb 14 2:41 AM
    Vantage Real Estate has started work on site at the Serrenia mixed-use development on the Red Sea coast in Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt.
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  • Egypt's natural gas reserve adequate for 34 years to come - Minister Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 14 1:43 AM
    Egyptian Oil Minister Sameh Fahmy announced Tuesday that Egypt's reserve of natural gas is adequate for 34 years to come according to September 2006 projections. Fahmi told the parliament that crude oil reserve is enough for 13 years, anticipating that the reserves of gas and oil would be boosted in light of the recent discoveries.
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  • Palestinian militant group says Egypt offers new prisoner swap deal Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 13 4:30 PM
    Egypt has offered a new prisoner swap deal to Israel and the Palestinians over an abducted Israeli soldier last June, a Palestinian faction spokesman said on Tuesday.
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  • Egypt Still Lags Neighbours - But Signs of Life Visible Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Feb 13 5:27 PM
    Following Vodafone's fourth quarter KPIs late last month, its competitor in Egypt, Mobinil, has also now released results - in advance of disclosure from its parent entities Orascom and Orange - which allow an analysis of the market's performance in Q4 2006. With the news of a third entrant last year, the latter two quarters saw an obvious acceleration in growth from both players in the current ...
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  • Ancient coin dulls Cleopatra's beauty Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    So maybe Mark Antony loved Cleopatra for her mind. That is the conclusion being drawn by academics at Britain's University of Newcastle from a Roman denarius coin which depicts the celebrated queen of Egypt as a sharp-nosed, thin-lipped woman with a protruding chin.
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  • Egypt Among Earliest Arab, African Countries Protecting Environment Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Feb 13 12:13 PM
    Egypt is among the earliest Arab and African countries that gave special attention to the environment issue and enacted environmental laws, said Minister of State for Environment Affairs Maged George on Sunday.
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  • Love rumour sparks Muslim-Christian clash in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 13 8:18 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Groups of Egyptian Muslims set fire to Christian-owned shops in southern Egypt after hearing rumours of a love affair between a Muslim woman and a Coptic Christian man, ...
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  • Egypt-Latest bird flu deaths not Tamiflu resistant Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 13 7:02 AM
    Source: Reuters By Alaa Shahine CAIRO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The two latest bird flu deaths in Egypt showed no signs of the mutant virus which is moderately resistant to the antiviral medicine Tamiflu and which killed ...
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  • Newport Media Opens Design Center in Egypt Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Feb 13 9:23 AM
    Newport Media, an innovative fabless semiconductor company supplying products to the mobile broadcast media market, today announced the opening of the Newport Media Egypt Design Center in Cairo.
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  • Egypt: revolt of the hungry Open this result in new window
    Socialist Worker - Feb 13 11:03 AM
    It began in Egypts biggest factory in December with a strike of 27,000 textile workers. Then it spread to other textile mills across the Nile Delta. Egypts biggest strike wave in decades is spreading like wildfire. A new generation of workers, many in their 20s and 30s, have taken the lead.
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  • Egyptian queen Cleopatra was no stunner, coin shows Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 9:11 AM
    When Shakespeare wrote that the face of Cleopatra, the ancient queen of Egypt, "beggar'd all description", he meant that words could not sum up her beauty.
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  • Egypt orders release of Muslim cleric in CIA kidnap case Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 12 1:45 AM
    Egypt has ordered the release of a Muslim cleric who has been held behind bars since he was kidnapped in Italy allegedly by CIA agents four years ago.
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  • Oshkosh Gets $4.9M Contract From Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 14 10:45 AM
    Oshkosh Truck Corp. said Wednesday it won a $4.9 million contract to supply specially designed military trucks to the Egyptian government.
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  • Dana Gas 6th highest gas producer in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 13 1:23 AM
    Dana Gas, the Middle East's first regional private-sector natural gas company, has become the sixth highest gas producer in Egypt, through the activities of its exploration and production subsidiary, Centurion Energy.
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  • Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu: WHO Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 5:21 AM
    A 37-year-old Egyptian woman has tested positive for the deadly bird flu virus, bringing the number of confirmed cases in Egypt to 21, a World Health Organization official said on Wednesday.
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  • Egypt releases cleric allegedly seized by CIA Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 12 7:58 AM
    CAIRO Egyptian authorities have released a Muslim cleric kidnapped in a suspected CIA operation in Italy and handed over to Egypt, the cleric's lawyer said Sunday.
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  • Egypt reports new bird flu case Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Feb 14 6:13 AM
    Report says woman infected with deadly bird flu virus is 21st case since disease first appeared in country.
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  • Egypt Frees Muslim Cleric Seized in 2003 Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 11 6:05 PM
    Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr was grabbed off a Milan street in 2003 and flown to Egypt, where he said he was tortured by Egyptian agents.
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  • Egypt education meet Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 12 7:53 PM
    Delegates from around 70 private and international schools, summer camps and institutions offering language courses in Egypt are meeting in Cairo for the third schools conference and fair, called @School 2007. There will be orientation seminars for parents on every afternoon of the three-day event.
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  • Dutch team finds 'heretic Pharaoh' era tomb in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Feb 14 6:42 AM
    Discovery confirms existence of tombs from important men of state during time of Pharaoh Akhenaton.
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  • Egypt seizes munitions near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Feb 12 9:21 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt: Egyptian police found boxes yesterday with around 18,000 bullets hidden in a tunnel near the Egyptian border with the Palestinian territories, security officials said.
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  • Hot Or Not? Cleopatra Coin Unflattering Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 14 10:00 AM
    Brains over beauty is the conclusion drawn by academics at Britain's University of Newcastle from a Roman denarius coin that depicts the celebrated queen of Egypt as a sharp-nosed, thin-lipped woman with a protruding chin.
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  • Egypts First Lady honors Hani Shaker Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Feb 12 7:10 PM
    Prominent Egyptian singer Hani Shaker was honored by Egypts First Lady Suzan Mubarak at a prestigious charitable event earlier this month. The event was attended by over 1500 VIPs from Egypt and Jordan.
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  • Saudi-based al-Qaida wing urges militants to stop oil flow to the United States Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 38 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A Saudi Arabian terror group with links to al-Qaida is calling for violent acts to stop the flow of oil to the U-S. The group's encouraging Muslim militants to attack oil facilities across the world, including those in Canada and Mexico.
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  • Warner signs two mobile-content deals Open this result in new window
    ZDNet - Feb 14 6:24 AM
    Agreements with mobile operators in Egypt, Norway will deliver music downloads to consumers in Middle East, North Africa, Europe.
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  • Saudi-based al-Qaida wing urges militants to stop oil flow to the United States Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A Saudi Arabian terror group with links to al-Qaida is calling for violent acts to stop the flow of oil to the U-S. The group's encouraging Muslim militants to...
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  • Saudi al-Qaida wing wants oil flow to U.S. stopped Open this result in new window
    CNews - Feb 14 2:46 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - A Saudi Arabian terrorist faction affiliated with al-Qaida has urged Muslim militants to attack oil facilities all over the world, including Canada, Mexico and Venezuela, to stop the flow of oil to the United States, according to an article by the group posted on the Internet.
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  • Ancient coin undermines legend of Cleopatra's beauty Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Feb 14 5:54 PM
    LONDON - So maybe Mark Antony loved Cleopatra for her mind. That is the conclusion being drawn fom a Roman denarius coin which depicts the celebrated queen of Egypt as a sharp-nosed, thin-lipped woman with a protruding chin.
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  • Egypt frees cleric in CIA case, lawyer says Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 12 1:12 AM
    CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities have released a Muslim cleric kidnapped in a suspected CIA operation in Italy and handed to Egypt, the cleric's lawyer said yesterday.
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  • Sheep cruelty shown Open this result in new window
    Warrnambool Standard - Feb 14 4:51 PM
    LIVE exports will continue from Portland to Egypt despite calls for a ban following damning new evidence of cruelty to sheep that went through the south-west port.
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  • Warner Inks Two New Mobile Content Deals Open this result in new window
    WebProNews - Feb 14 11:21 AM
    Earlier today, Warner Music Group disclosed that it had reached new agreements with two leading mobile operators to distribute mobile music content throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The first agreement is with Egypt's Orascom Telecom, which services countries including Algeria, Bangladesh, Italy, Pakistan, Tunisia and Egypt. Through this pact, Warner will be able ...
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  • Egypt frees imam after four years Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Feb 12 1:25 PM
    Rome: A Muslim cleric freed from prison in Egypt on Sunday four years after he was grabbed in a Milan street in a suspected CIA kidnapping yesterday said the ordeal had made him a wreck.
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  • The Desert Is Dying Open this result in new window
    Science Daily - Feb 14 11:11 AM
    Researchers from University of Bergen have found that trees, which are a main resource for desert people and their flocks, are in significant decline in the hyper-arid Eastern Desert of Egypt.
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  • Family from Egypt hoping for transplant for boy, 11 Open this result in new window
    Penn Hills Progress - Feb 14 11:00 AM
    Pierre Habib looks like any other 11-year-old who just wants to find as much time as he can to play.
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  • Egypt releases 'rendition' cleric Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 11 4:29 PM
    A Muslim cleric allegedly kidnapped by CIA agents and tortured in Egypt has been released, his lawyer says.
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  • Cypriot Pres: Lebanon, Egypt Oil Exploration Deals to Go Ahead Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Feb 12 8:02 AM
    The president of Cyprus said in a newspaper interview published Sunday that he has received assurances from Egypt and Lebanon that they will go ahead with oil and gas exploration deals with the island despite threats from Turkey.
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  • Major contract wins signify rapid growth in Egypt for TWMA Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 13 8:08 PM
    Aberdeen-based global waste management firm TWMA has successfully secured major contract wins with both BP and Shell worth approximately 10 million.
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  • Egypt dismisses Israeli arms smuggling claims Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 11 6:27 AM
    Egypt has dismissed Israeli accusations that it was not doing enough to halt weapons-smuggling to the Palestinians across the Gaza border.
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  • Latest al-Qaida tape hits Bush's character Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Feb 14 6:08 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's No. 2 said President Bush was an alcoholic and a lying gambler who wagered on Iraq and lost, according to a new audiotape released Tuesday.
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  • Egypt condemns Lebanon blasts Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 13 5:29 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit Tuesday "condemned with the strongest words the two terrorist attacks" that took place in Beirut earlier in the day, the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Bird flu outbreaks linked to trade Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 14 1:14 AM
    ROME -- Most of the scattered bird flu outbreaks so far this year probably can be traced to illegal or improper trade in poultry, scientists say. That includes recent outbreaks in Nigeria and Egypt as well as the large outbreak on a turkey farm in England.
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  • Egypt Suggests: 1429 Terrorists for Shalit Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 12 9:19 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) According to Hamas official Muhammed Shihab, Egypt has suggested that Israel release 1,429 terrorists in exchange for the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. Shalit was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists over seven months ago while on a patrol near the Kerem Shalom border crossing.
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  • Al-Qaida's Number Two calls for Muslim unity in new audiotape Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Feb 14 6:48 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida's number-two man is reportedly calling for Muslim unity in a new audiotape. A U-S group that monitors extremist messages has released a...
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  • Internet Systems Consortium and GPX Global Systems Inc. Partner to Install Root Name Server in Cairo, Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 12 11:37 AM
    Internet Systems Consortium and GPX Global Systems Inc. today announced the installation of a new mirror of the F-root server in Cairo, Egypt. This new project is fully supported by the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
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  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 calls for Muslim unity in new audiotape Open this result in new window
    Leesville Leader - Feb 14 6:13 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida's No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahri, called for Muslim unity and said American elections that gave Democrats control of Congress would not change U.S. policy in Iraq, in a new audiotape released Tuesday by a U.S. group that tracks extremist messages.
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  • Egypt Frees Muslim Cleric In Rendition Case Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 11 7:51 PM
    (RTTNews) - A Muslim cleric who was allegedly kidnapped by CIA agents from a Milan street in Italy and flown, via Germany, to his native Egypt, has been released, his lawyer has said.
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  • Scientists Warn That Bird-Flu Virus Remains a Threat Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 24 minutes ago
    This year, bird flu seems all but forgotten. But scientists say that the virus is as dangerous and unpredictable as ever.
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  • Cleopatra no stunner to write home about Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Feb 14 5:55 AM
    A coin dating from 32BC depicts the ancient queen of Egypt as no great looker with a pointed chin, thin lips and sharp nose.
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  • Egypt says it's doing enough to prevent Gaza arms flow Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Feb 12 2:53 AM
    Egyptian officials on Sunday dismissed Israeli criticism that Egypt is not doing enough to prevent the flow of terrorist arms through its territory and into the Gaza Strip.
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  • For a Chilly Winter Day, Beef Pie With Polenta Crust Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 13 6:36 PM
    Tempting individual beef pies from Twin Hens, the story of the restaurant Shun Lee Palace, a charming new creperie and cuisine inspired by ancient Egypt.
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  • Philadelphia's African Connections: From Ancient Egypt to South of the Sahara Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 12 8:42 AM
    Visitors coming to Philadelphia can connect with Africa through three extraordinary exhibitions in town: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs at The Franklin Institute; Amarna, Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; and The Art of African Women: Empowering Traditions at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
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  • The pharaohs versus the Bedouin Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Feb 14 6:11 AM
    The International Crisis Group says Bedouin alienation from Egypt is behind terror in Sinai. Egyptian critics say this claim is part of an Israeli plan to solve the Palestinian problem Nobody has heard of either of the two museums that have opened in El-Arish in the past decade.
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  • Help Not Wanted Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    By pushing their alternative development model, wealthy nondemocratic regimes effectively price responsible aid programs out of the market exactly where they are needed most.
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  • Wednesday, February 14 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    NEW YORK (CNN) -- Passengers on a Cancun-bound JetBlue flight remained on the tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport for eight hours Wednesday after winter storms prevented the flight from leaving the ground, according to JetBlue Airways spokeswoman Jenny Dervin.
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  • Madrid bombings trial to begin Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    The trial in the Madrid train bombing case begins Thursday, nearly three years after terrorists killed 191 people and wounded 1,800 on morning rush-hour commuter trains in the Spanish capital.
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  • Egypt frees cleric after 'kidnap by CIA' Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 11 2:54 PM
    Egyptian authorities have released a Muslim cleric kidnapped in a suspected CIA operation in Italy and handed to Egypt, the cleric's lawyer says.
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  • Hilton Hotels Signs Agreement to Manage Second Hotel in Jordan Open this result in new window
    Hospitality Net - Feb 14 4:23 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt | The international arm of Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) has signed an agreement with Aqaba Gate for Hotels and Tourism Projects LLC to manage the Hilton Aqaba. The hotel will be part of a landmark development in the city of Aqaba, Jordan.
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  • Report: Turkey Plans Oil-Gas Exploration Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 13 11:29 AM
    Turkey will start oil-and-gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, the energy minister said, according to a TV station, weeks after Cyprus announced similar plans in deals with Egypt and Lebanon.
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  • Bird flu strikes Egyptian woman Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 1:58 PM
    A 37-year-old Egyptian woman tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus and European officials on Wednesday debated whether they needed to take more action after an outbreak of the virus in British turkeys.
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  • If You're Proud to be an American, You've Got to be a Blithering Idiot Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Feb 14 8:12 AM
    What has America done in your lifetime that you can actually be proud of? I was trying to come up with an answer and I thought of two things that happened in my lifetime. Technologically, America has given the world the personal computer and the Internet, and that is something to be immensely proud of. Politically, one of our presidents, Jimmy Carter, made peace between Israel and Egypt, ...
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  • Al-Qaida's Number Two calls for Muslim unity in new audiotape Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Feb 14 3:31 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida's number-two man is reportedly calling for Muslim unity in a new audiotape.
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  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 denigrates Bush Open this result in new window
    The Wichita Eagle - Feb 13 11:15 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Al-Qaida's second in command said President Bush was an alcoholic and a lying gambler who wagered on Iraq and lost, according to a new audiotape released Tuesday.
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  • Warner Music, Orascom deal Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 13 10:53 PM
    Warner Music has teamed with Egypt-based telco Orascom allowing it to sell music to wireless customers in the region, the Financial Times reported. Warner will supply its catalogue of songs, ring-tones, ring-backs and other music content to about 60m Orascom subscribers in its markets.
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  • Egypt frees kidnapped cleric Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Feb 11 2:45 PM
    EGYPTIAN authorities have released a Muslim cleric kidnapped in a suspected CIA operation in Italy and handed to Egypt.
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  • Egypt frees kidnapped cleric Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Feb 11 2:33 PM
    Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, was grabbed off a Milan street in 2003 and flown to Egypt, where he said he had been tortured by Egyptian agents using electric shocks, beatings, rape threats and genital abuse.
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  • Ads featuring wounded mark Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 2:24 PM
    Army Spc. Tomas Young, shot and partially paralyzed on his fifth day in Iraq, is in the vanguard of a new deployment.
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  • Isis and Osiris in Attica Open this result in new window
    Kathimerini - Feb 14 12:46 AM
    A 2.1-meter statue of Isis, holding roses. The rose was Aphrodites flower and a sacred plant in Egypt. It was one of the Culture Ministrys grandest plans for the Olympics but was never implemented.
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  • SHARIF TO ATTEND ANGER CLASSES Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - Feb 14 2:02 AM
    ACTOR Omar Sharif has been told to take anger management classes after he punched a parking attendant. The actor - known for roles in Dr Zhivago and Lawrence Of Arabia - was in his native Egypt when the case was called at a court in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • Warner signs two mobile content deals Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 9:38 AM
    Warner Music Group announced on Wednesday new deals with two leading mobile operators to deliver its mobile music content across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
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  • Tracy Musacchio: Think Like an Egyptian Open this result in new window
    The News Journal - Feb 14 12:58 AM
    Q: Okay, you're an Egyptologist. Have you been to Egypt?
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  • Al-Qaida number two calls Bush an 'alcoholic' Open this result in new window
    Michigan Daily - Feb 14 12:03 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida's No. 2 said President Bush was an alcoholic and a lying gambler who wagered on Iraq and lost, according to a new audiotape released yesterday. Ayman al-Zawahri said in the tape that Bush has been forced to admit his failure in Iraq after he was "stubborn" and repeated the "lie, which he became addicted to, that he is winning" in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • Switzerland approves probe of CIA flight Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 11:53 AM
    Switzerland on Wednesday followed Italy and Germany in raising the threat of criminal prosecution of CIA operatives involved in anti-terrorism operations in Europe.
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  • Gemalto Enables Egypt's Mobinil to Deploy Unique Value Added Services Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 11 11:00 PM
    Gemalto , a world leader in digital security, today announces it is providing Mobinil with a high-capacity platform hosting a bundle of premium value added services. Mobinil, an affiliate of the Orange-Orascom Telecom Holdings joint venture, is the leading mobile operator in Egypt with over 9 million subscribers.
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  • EU report says some colluded with CIA Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 12:08 PM
    The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial report accusing Britain, Germany, Italy and other European nations of turning a blind eye to CIA flights transporting terrorism suspects to secret prisons in an apparent breach of EU human rights standards.
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  • Muslim Brotherhood says Egypt aims to provoke violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 1:27 PM
    Egypt's largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, accused the regime of trying to provoke violence after 40 members were ordered before a military court.
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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 - Feb 13 10:07 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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  • Democrats, Republicans clash over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 12:00 PM
    House lawmakers on Wednesday argued passionately about the wisdom of sending more troops to Iraq, stressing that the world was watching. President Bush agreed that the Washington debate is being followed closely, saying "people are wondering about our commitment to this cause."
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  • 11 arrested on suspicion of terror ties Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 11:59 AM
    A tip about bomb threats against French supermarkets led to the arrests of 11 people suspected of ties to an al-Qaida-linked recruiting network for the Iraqi insurgency, police said Wednesday.
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  • French police arrest 11 for links to Al Qaeda Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 14 3:49 PM
    The French anti-terrorist police arrested 11 people they asserted were connected to a Qaeda-linked recruiting network for the insurgency in Iraq, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
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  • I'm in it for the money, Orascom boss tells 3GSM Open this result in new window
    Independent - Feb 13 4:46 PM
    Naguib Sawiris, head of the Egypt-based telecoms company Orascom, cut through the jargon endemic to the mobile phone industry at this year's 3GSM conference after admitting that he was in it for the money.
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  • 'Rukhnama' still sways Turkmenistan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 11:35 AM
    No modern work of literature is more tied to the life and thought of a nation as Turkmenistan's "Rukhnama," a book seen in this reclusive, energy-rich country as combined epic history, divinely inspired moral guide and state policy. The country's new president, Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov, solemnly kissed the tome upon taking office Wednesday.
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  • Archaeologists find Akhenaten-era tomb Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 8:38 AM
    Dutch archaeologists have discovered the tomb of the Pharaoh Akhenaten's seal bearer, decorated with paintings including scenes of monkeys picking and eating fruit, Egyptian antiquities officials said on Wednesday.
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  • Egypt denies turning blind eye to arms smuggling Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 11 12:41 PM
    Egypt on Sunday dismissed Israeli accusations that it was not doing enough to halt weapons-smuggling to the Palestinians through tunnels under the Gaza border. "The Israeli allegations that Egypt is responsible for smuggling weapons to the Palestinians through the Egyptian border in the Sinai are not serious.
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  • Ancient coin shows Cleopatra was no beauty Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 14 8:35 AM
    Antony and Cleopatra -- one of history's most romantic couples -- were not the great beauties that Hollywood would have us believe, according to British academics.
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  • U.S. Altering Middle East Priorities Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 13 11:19 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel, Egypt and Lebanon next year will increase more military aid from the United States, which is changing its priorities in the region. Two important factors in determining aid are the immediate need of the countries and their support for fighting Al Qaeda and allied terrorists.
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  • Al-Zawahri: Bush gambled on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNews - Feb 13 2:32 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaidas No. 2 said President Bush was an alcoholic and a lying gambler who wagered on Iraq and lost, according to a new audiotape released Tuesday.
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  • Egyptian woman tests positive for H5N1 bird flu strain Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 14 5:34 AM
    An Egyptian woman has tested H5N1 positive, bringing the total number of persons infected with the deadly bird flu strain in the country to 21, a World Health Organization official here said on Wednesday.
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  • Israel Not Facing Existential Threat Open this result in new window
    Ohmynews - Feb 13 11:31 PM
    In its infancy Israel faced threats from the Arab countries surrounding it, who really did want to carry out a second holocaust, who really did want, and tried, to wipe Israel off the map. As Egypt's president Gamel Nasser announced...
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  • House Debate on Iraq Continues Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 14 9:33 AM
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  • TransGlobe Announces Results at Yemen Well Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Feb 13 3:32 PM
    TransGlobe Energy Corp. on Tuesday announced well results at Nasim #1, Block 72, Republic of Yemen and provided a drilling update on the Nuqra Block 1, Arab Republic of Egypt.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Feb 13 8:49 PM
    Warner Music has forged a partnership with Egypt's Orascom, the leading mobile phone group in the Middle East, that it believes will allow the companies to profitably sell music to wireless customers in a region that has been wracked by piracy.
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