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  • 2007 Home & Garden Guide: King Tut display to show opulence of ancient Egypt Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10 minutes ago
    Judging by hieroglyphics, King Tutankhamen of Egypt had pretty nice digs 3,300 years ago.
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  • Egypt lashes out at critics of blogger jailing Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 1:21 PM
    Egypt on Friday lashed out at critics of the four-year jail sentence it handed a dissident blogger for insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Secularist Blogger Gets Jail in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 23 8:54 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Feb. 22 -- An Egyptian blogger was convicted Thursday and sentenced to four years in prison for insulting Islam and Egypt's president, sending a chill through fellow Internet writers who fear a government crackdown.
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  • Nigerians arrested trying to enter Israel from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 24 9:05 AM
    CAIRO - A Nigerian couple was arrested after trying to cross illegally into Israel from Egypt in search of work, security sources told AFP on Saturday.
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  • Tonne of explosives found on Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 4:10 AM
    Egyptian security forces have found a tonne of explosives on the border between Egypt, the Gaza Strip and Israel, a security source said Friday.
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  • Egypt: Blogger Gets 4 Years Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 22 8:50 PM
    An Alexandria court sentenced a blogger, Abdel Kareem Nabil, to four years in prison for insulting Islam and Egypt?s president through his Internet writings. It was Egypt?s first prosecution of a blogger, but the case of Mr. Nabil, 22, a vocal secularist and sharp critic of conservative Muslims in his blog, has sent a chill through fellow Internet writers.
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  • The Blogger-Martyr of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 23 1:51 PM
    A chill has just gone through the collective spine of the bloggers of the Middle East. On Thursday, Egypt sentenced Abdel Kareem Suleiman (a.k.a. "Kareem Amer" online) to four years in prison three years for blog posts that insulted Islam and one year for similar writings that defamed President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • U.S. Officials Offer Pandemic Flu Aid in Egypt, Switzerland Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Feb 23 4:53 PM
    Officials from U.S. agencies have offered help to the government of Egypt in controlling the spread of avian influenza among birds there and have met with World Health Organization leaders to discuss international cooperation in preventing and responding to avian and pandemic influenza. Separately, scientists from the National Institutes of Health and its National Institute of Allergy and ...
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  • Egypt cleric in CIA 'kidnap' case says he was tortured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 22 10:01 AM
    An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped by the US Central Intelligence Agency in Milan and sent to Egypt said Thursday he was tortured in his home country and demanded his return to Italy.
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  • Egypt blogger jailed for insults Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 22 8:28 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (Reuters) -- An Alexandria court convicted an Egyptian blogger on Thursday for insulting both Islam and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and sentenced him to four years in jail over his writings on the Internet.
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  • Let's retire 'Denial is not a river in Egypt' Open this result in new window
    The Republican - 26 minutes ago
    While waiting for the elevator in the medical center building the other day, I overheard a lady at the pay phone repeat a line that is almost worn out.
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  • Cleric allegedly kidnapped by CIA says he was tortured while in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Feb 23 6:09 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - An Egyptian cleric, speaking publicly for the first time, said Thursday that Egyptian officials tortured him in prison after he was kidnapped in Italy - allegedly by CIA agents - and sent here for interrogation.
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  • Starlets win in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Ghanaweb.com - Feb 23 1:08 PM
    Sources available from the camp of the national U-17 team, Black Starlets has revealed that the team‚s training tour is gradually hitting a snag due to the difficulty in getting teams in Egypt for their scheduled matches .
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  • Arsenal Kicks Off Nugra Drilling in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Feb 23 9:32 AM
    Arsenal Energy Inc. said that drilling operations on the 5.625-million-acre Nuqra concession in Egypt are underway. The first well, the SET-1, has now spud and has a target depth of approximately 3,800 feet.
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  • Egypt sentences blogger to four years for insults Open this result in new window
    San Jose Mercury News - Feb 23 3:26 AM
    An Egyptian blogger was convicted Thursday and sentenced to four years in prison on charges of insulting Islam and Egypt's president, sending a chill through fellow Internet writers who fear a government crackdown.
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  • Pyramids must rise above poll, says irate Egypt Open this result in new window
    Scotland on Sunday - Feb 24 4:16 PM
    THEY are among the world's most iconic structures, visited by thousands of tourists every year.
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  • Imprisoned Blogger's Supporters Say Egypt No Place For U.N. Internet Talks Open this result in new window
    TechWeb via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 1:30 PM
    Several human rights groups have condemned the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Suleiman to four years in prison.
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  • Explosives cache found in Egypt-Gaza border Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Feb 23 5:21 AM
    El Arish: Egyptian security forces discovered approximately one tonne of explosives hidden underground near Egypt's border with Gaza, a security official said on Friday.
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  • Egypt's sands reveal tombs of butler, scribe Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Feb 23 12:35 AM
    Archaeologists say site still has more mysteries to uncover Archaeologists unveiled this week the tombs of a pharaonic butler and a scribe that have been buried for more than 3,000 years - proof, they say, that Egypt's sands still have secrets to reveal.
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  • EGYPT: Teenage girl dies of bird flu Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Feb 23 12:57 AM
    CAIRO, 6 February 2007 (IRIN) - Egyptian health officials confirmed on Tuesday that Egypts 12th fatal victim of bird flu died on 2 February. The victim was a 17-year-old girl from the rural Fayyoum region, south-west of the capital, Cairo.
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  • TNT found on Egypt border Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Feb 23 5:10 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt - Egyptian security forces found a ton of explosives on the border between Egypt, the Gaza Strip and Israel, a security source said.
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  • Egypt: blogger Kareem Amer gets 4 years for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    Addict 3D - Feb 24 8:05 AM
    Xeni Jardin :An Egyptian court this week sentenced blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Suleiman (pictured above) to four years in prison.
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  • Blogger in Egypt who insulted president jailed for 4 years Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Feb 22 10:37 PM
    An Egyptian court has sentenced a dissident blogger to four years in prison for insulting Islam and the Egyptian president. It is the first time anyone has been convicted of those crimes in Egypt in connection to writings on the Internet.
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  • Kidnapped by CIA, cleric claims tortured in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Feb 23 2:29 AM
    ALEXANDRIA: An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped by the US Central Intelligence Agency in Milan and sent to Egypt, said yesterday he was tortured in his home country and demanded his return to Italy.
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  • Egypt's FM meets Japanese envoy, voicing support to forming Palestinian unity gov't Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 22 9:44 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit Thursday expressed Egypt's support to efforts to form a Palestinian unity government while meeting with visiting Japanese Middle East peace envoy Tatsuo Arima, the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Egypt blogger jailed for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Feb 22 6:50 PM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - An Egyptian blogger was convicted for insulting Islam and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak yesterday and sentenced to four years in jail over his writings on the internet.
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  • The Blogger-Martyr of Egypt Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 23 6:33 AM
    An iconoclastic law student is sentenced to prison and shudders go through the Middle East blogosphere
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  • Egypt jails dissident blogger for four years Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 22 11:38 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AFP) - An Egyptian blogger was sentenced to four years in jail on Thursday for insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak, triggering condemnation from international human rights groups.
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  • In Egypt, the Message is "Yes to Americans, No to America" Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Chronicle & Sentinel - Feb 24 6:15 AM
    No one can seem to believe I would willingly bring up a subject as distasteful as world politics. But I persist.
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  • Egypt: RSF Urges President Mubarak to Respect His Commitment to Reform Laws Governing Press Offences Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 24 4:38 AM
    Exactly three years ago, the newly-elected president of the Union of Egyptian Journalists, Galal Aref, made an important announcement: President Hosni Mubarak had just telephoned him and had formally undertaken to abolish prison sentences for journalists in connection with their work.
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  • Archaeologists unveil new tombs in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 21 3:54 PM
    Archaeologists unveiled the tombs Tuesday of a pharaonic butler and a scribe that have been buried for more than 3,000 years proof that Egypt's sands still have secrets to reveal.
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  • Egypt: Trial of suspected Israeli spy starts Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Feb 24 6:55 AM
    An Egyptian man charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and stressed he confessed under torture, a court official said.
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  • Miracle House in Kenya aiding orphans Open this result in new window
    Summit Daily News - 32 minutes ago
    SUMMIT COUNTY - Every day hungry, love-starved orphans live and die on the streets of Misiri, Kenya - a name that means Egypt in Swahili.
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  • Egypt finds explosives near Gaza Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 9:08 AM
    Egyptian security forces say they have found one tonne of explosives near the border with the Gaza Strip.
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  • Rogue bike company moves to Egypt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 7:36 AM
    Police say they will continue to chase the owners of an internet motorcycle firm that left hundreds of customers out of pocket.
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  • New al Qaeda video claims attack in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 23 3:34 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al Qaeda posted a 56-second video Friday of rockets being fired at what it claimed was a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
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  • Egyptian charged with spying for Israel says he confessed under torture Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 24 11:18 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - An Egyptian charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and claimed he had confessed under torture, a court official said.
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  • Egyptian: Torture forced spy confession Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 24 10:32 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and claimed he had confessed under torture, a court official said. Mohammed el-Attar,...
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  • Nine consortiums bid for Saudi mobile licence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - Feb 24 10:03 AM
    Consortiums led by Egypt's Orascom Telecom , South Africa's MTN , and Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co. (MTC) are among those vying for a third mobile licence in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's largest telecom market, the regulator said on Saturday.
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  • Egypt jails dissident blogger for four years Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 22 5:10 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AFP) - An Egyptian court sentenced a dissident blogger to four years in prison Thursday for insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak, friends told AFP.
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  • The Middle East's Leading English Language Daily Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Feb 24 4:17 PM
    DAMMAM, 22 February 2007 The shooting of a new Saudi film is set to start in a few days at locations in Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The Arab entertainment company Rotana will produce
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  • Nine consortiums bid for 3rd Saudi mobile licence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 24 9:05 AM
    DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Consortiums led by Egypt's Orascom Telecom , South Africa's MTN , and Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co. (MTC) are among those vying for a third mobile licence in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's largest telecom market, the regulator said on Saturday.
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  • EGYPT: $450m needed for new bird flu campaign Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 22 4:31 AM
    Source: IRIN Egypt will embark on a new nationwide campaign to vaccinate live poultry against avian influenza, Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif said on Wednesday. The plan comes after a second wave of the H5N1 influenza subtype in the country led to the deaths of seven people since October 2006.
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  • Nine consortia bid for 3rd Saudi mobile licence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 24 8:06 AM
    DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Consortia led by Egypt's Orascom Telecom , South Africa's MTN , and Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co. (MTC) are among those vying for a third mobile licence in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's largest telecom market, the regulator said on Saturday.
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  • Egyptian forces find TNT near Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 11:04 AM
    Security forces on Friday discovered about 1 ton of explosives hidden underground near Egypt's border with Gaza, a security official said.
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  • Egypt blogger jailed for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 22 3:32 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds U.S. State Department comment, paragraph 7) By Alaa Shahine ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Feb 22 (Reuters) - An Alexandria court convicted an Egyptian blogger Thursday for insulting both Islam and ...
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  • Egyptian security forces discover explosives cache near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 23 10:09 AM
    Egyptian security forces discovered on Friday approximately 1 ton of explosives hidden underground near Egypt's border with Gaza, a security official said.
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  • Al-Qaida posts video of rockets purportedly being fired at US base in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Feb 24 11:52 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt Another al-Qaida video has surfaced. It purports to show rockets being fired at what it claims is a U-S military base in Afghanistan.
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  • Accused Egyptian spy says he confessed under torture Open this result in new window
    Vancouver Province - Feb 24 11:42 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt ‚ An Egyptian charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and claimed he had confessed under torture, a court official said.
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  • EGYPT: Chinese suppliers eye Europe access via Africa Open this result in new window
    just-auto - Feb 22 7:49 AM
    Egypt is attracting interest from Chinese automotive suppliers as a possible production location from which to supply Europe.
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  • Egypt jails dissident blogger for four years Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Feb 22 3:45 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt -- An Egyptian court sentenced a dissident blogger to four years in prison Thursday for insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak, friends told Agence France-Presse.
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  • Egypt jails dissident blogger for four years Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Feb 22 3:41 AM
    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt -- An Egyptian court sentenced a dissident blogger to four years in prison Thursday for insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Egypt blogger jailed for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 22 2:46 AM
    Source: Reuters ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Feb 22 (Reuters) - An Egyptian blogger was convicted for insulting Islam and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday and sentenced to four years in jail over his writings on ...
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  • EGYPT: $450m needed for new bird flu campaign Open this result in new window
    IRIN - Feb 22 4:12 AM
    CAIRO, 22 February 2007 (IRIN) - Egypt will embark on a new nationwide campaign to vaccinate live poultry against avian influenza, Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif said on Wednesday.
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  • Iraqi refugee family yearns for new life in unready Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Feb 22 4:12 AM
    UNHCR estimates that Egypt is home to more than 150,000 Iraqis, only 4,749 of which registered with refugee agency.
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  • Persian-era oasis temple sited in Egypt Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Feb 22 5:09 AM
    CAIRO, February 22 -- French archaeologists have found a temple dating from the middle of the 1st millennium BC in Kharga oasis in Egypt's Western Desert, the Egyptian state news agency MENA said on Wednesday.
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  • Al-Qaida: Video Shows Attack on US Base Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Phoenix - Feb 24 7:25 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Al-Qaida posted a video Friday of rockets being fired at what it claimed was a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, though it didn't show the rockets landing.
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  • Egypt blogger jailed for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Feb 22 5:20 AM
    Rights groups and opposition bloggers have watched Suleimans case closely, and said they feared a conviction could set a legal precedent limiting Internet freedom in Egypt, the Arab worlds most populous country.
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  • Muslim ministers meet in Pakistan on Mideast Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Foreign ministers from seven key Muslim states gathered in the Pakistani capital for talks on a new Islamic initiative to end the turmoil in the Middle East.
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  • Egypt: Blogger sentenced to four years in prison Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Feb 22 3:55 AM
    An Egyptian blogger was convicted of insulting Islam and President Hosni Mubarak and sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday. Abdel Kareem Nabil, a 22-year-old former student at Egypt's Al-Azhar University, an Islamic institution, had pleaded innocent to all charges, the AP reported.
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  • Egypt hunts Sinai bomb suspect Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Feb 22 5:40 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt - Egyptian police are searching for a fourth suspect in an alleged Palestinian plot to bomb Israeli tourists in a Sinai Peninsula resort, security sources said.
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  • Egyptian man charged with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 24 3:56 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian man charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and claimed he had confessed under torture, a court official said.
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  • Egypt's women get their own coffee shop Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Feb 23 1:54 PM
    Cairo: "For Women-Only Cafe. Men Are Not Welcome," reads a sign outside an elegant place covered with dark glass in Cairo upmarket quarter of Nasr City.
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  • Hamas sends message to captured Israeli soldier's dad Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 24 4:34 PM
    A Hamas leader on Friday offered a message to the father of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas in June: If you want your son to be released, get your country to follow our demands.
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  • Blogger gets 4-year term in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Feb 23 12:24 AM
    An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced an anti-government Internet blogger to four years in prison in a landmark case that has sent shockwaves...
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  • In Tomorrow's Paper Open this result in new window
    EdmontonSun.com - Feb 24 2:55 AM
    EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Security forces yesterday discovered about a tonne of explosives hidden underground near Egypt's border with Gaza, a security official said.
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  • Skin Care Goes Global Part 4: Skincare and Egypt Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR.com - Feb 23 5:01 PM
    Skincare News brings Egyptian skin care practices to its readers. [PR.com - February 23, 2007]
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  • Only 4,000 miles to go Open this result in new window
    Napa Valley Register - Feb 24 1:23 AM
    IN THE WESTERN DESERT, Egypt Three ultra-endurance athletes have just done something most would consider insane: They ran the equivalent of two marathons a day for 111 days to become the first modern runners to cross the Sahara Deserts grueling 4,000 miles.
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  • EGYPT: Egyptian court finds blogger guilty of insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    AsiaMedia - Feb 23 11:26 AM
    Alexandria --- A court in Alexandria yesterday convicted a blogger for insulting both Islam and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and sentenced him to four years in jail over his online writings.
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  • DONS EYE TOTO TA-TA Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - Feb 24 6:00 AM
    ABERDEEN will decide this week whether to take part in a highprofile pre-season tournament in Egypt that could also feature Wolves and Crystal Palace.
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  • Egypt foils Sinai bombing plan Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Feb 21 10:30 PM
    ISMAILIA, Egypt: A Palestinian man wearing a suicide belt who planned to attack Israeli tourists has been caught after entering Egypt through a tunnel on the Gaza border, Egyptian police sources said yesterday.
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  • GETTY FESTIVAL Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - Feb 24 12:20 AM
    Take your kids on a virtual vacation to Egypt, Byzantium and the Eastern Mediterranean at the Getty Family Festival.
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  • Archeologists unveil 3,000-year-old pharaonic tombs in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Helena Independent Record - Feb 21 11:39 PM
    SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) - Archeologists unveiled Tuesday the tombs of a Pharaonic butler and scribe that had been buried in the sand for more than 3,000 years.
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  • Iraqi refugees long for new life in an unready Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Feb 23 2:19 AM
    CAIRO -- Iraqi Zahra Ahmed, a self-described secular Shiite, decided it was time to leave Baghdad when her 22-year-old daughter was told to cover her head, or lose it.
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  • Egypt sending dissident blogger to prison Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Feb 23 12:14 AM
    An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced an anti-government Internet blogger to a four-year prison term in a landmark case that has sent shock waves through the country's growing community of online dissidents.
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  • Cadet traveled to Africa and learned a terrible lesson on irony and risk Open this result in new window
    Colorado Springs Gazette - Feb 24 12:06 AM
    Theres a lesson to be learned from what happened to him in Egypt, Air Force Academy cadet Erik Mirandette told his classmates Friday. Its not about terrorists, like the one who killed his brother Alex and left Mirandette critically wounded in a suicide blast in Cairo.
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  • A Secret History Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 24 3:05 PM
    In the Middle Ages, many Islamic scholars were women. Will their rediscovery have an effect on Muslim women today?
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  • Egypt foils suicide attack Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Feb 21 10:25 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt - Egyptian police have detained a would-be Palestinian suicide bomber crossing from the Gaza Strip and planning to blow himself up among Israeli tourists in a south Sinai resort, security sources said.
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  • Egyptian boy recovers from bird flu Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 11:48 AM
    An Egyptian boy who was diagnosed with bird flu earlier this month has now fully recovered and been discharged from hospital, doctors said on Saturday.
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  • Egyptian-Canadian Israel spy trial adjourned Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 11:41 AM
    The trial of an Egyptian-Canadian accused of spying for Israel opened on Saturday amid tight security and was swiftly adjourned until February 28, an AFP photographer reported.
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  • Egypt holds 23, including bomb suspects Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Feb 21 10:08 AM
    12:57 p.m. EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian border and security authorities have arrested 23 Palestinians and Egyptians in the Sinai region, including one who was wearing an explosives belt and had crossed from Gaza to Egypt in an underground tunnel, security officials said today.
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  • Blogger gets 4-year sentence in Egypt Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 22 12:56 PM
    An Egyptian blogger was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for allegedly insulting Islam and defaming President Hosni Mubarak. Abd al-Karim ...
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  • Rutgers professor to deliver two lectures at BYU in March Open this result in new window
    The Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 23 11:18 PM
    Gary Rendsburg, chairman of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, will be featured at two lectures at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University in March. Rendsburg will address "Unlikely Heroes: Women as Israel" for a global awareness lecture March 7 at noon. He then will present an ancient Near Eastern studies lecture, "Light from Egypt on the Exodus ...
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  • 3,000-year-old tombs unveiled in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 20 1:43 PM
    Archaeologists unveiled the tombs Tuesday of a pharaonic butler and a scribe that have been buried for more than 3,000 years proof, they say, that Egypt's sands still have secrets to reveal.
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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 23 10:37 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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  • Egypt bloggers fear state curbs Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 22 7:53 AM
    An Egyptian court jails an internet blogger for four years for insulting Islam and President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Egyptian police find explosives near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 23 12:59 PM
    EL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian police found a tonne of explosives near the border with the Gaza Strip on Friday as part of a widening hunt for suspected Palestinian militants in Sinai, security officials said.
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  • Sharif plays a draw with Taher Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 23 7:17 PM
    DUBAI Sharif Mehrshad (France) drew with El Taher Fouad (Egypt) in the fifth round of the Emirates Chess Championship at Dubai Chess and Culture Club.
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  • Egypt hunts fourth suspect in Sinai plot Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Feb 23 2:28 AM
    RAFAH: Egyptian police are searching for a fourth suspect in an alleged Palestinian plot to bomb Israeli tourists in a Sinai Peninsula resort, security sources said yesterday.
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  • Palestinians under Arab pressure to meet demands Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 10:40 AM
    Jordan's King Abdullah said in an interview broadcast on Saturday there was broad Arab agreement that a Palestinian unity government must adhere to the demands of the Quartet of Middle East mediators.
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  • A Whole New Ballgame for Blomberg Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 24 3:12 PM
    Ron Blomberg, whose claim to fame is that he was the major leagues? first designated hitter in 1973, will manage the Bet Shemesh Blue Sox in the inaugural season of the Israel Baseball League.
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  • Iraq insurgent groups vow revenge for alleged rapes Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 22 4:14 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Two Iraqi insurgent groups, one linked to al Qaeda, have vowed to step up attacks on U.S. and Iraqi forces to avenge the alleged rapes of women by members of the security force, according to Web statements purportedly posted by the organizations on Thursday.
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  • Egypt eyes tomb boom after find Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Feb 21 2:17 AM
    SAQQARA, Egypt -- Archaeologists unveiled the tombs Tuesday of a butler and a scribe that have been buried for more than 3,000 years.
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  • Record output and export growth cheers India's tea industry Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 9:22 AM
    India's tea producers are reporting record production and a jump in exports after a nine-year slump caused by weak domestic demand and increased international competition, an industry body said Saturday.
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  • 5 Palestinians Die in Gaza Feud Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 24 9:06 AM
    Though clashes in the town of Khan Younis were being portrayed in the Palestinian news media as a feud between families, they also took on a factional hue.
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  • Egyptian police find explosives near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 23 1:01 PM
    Source: Reuters (Updates throughout) By Yusri Mohamed EL-ARISH, Egypt, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Egyptian police found a tonne of explosives near the border with the Gaza Strip on Friday as part of a widening hunt for ...
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  • Egypt foils Sinai suicide attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 21 4:57 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt (AFP) - Egyptian police detained a would-be Palestinian suicide bomber crossing from the Gaza Strip and planning to blow himself up among Israeli tourists in a south Sinai resort, security sources said Wednesday.
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  • Foreign workers in Saudi remit 14 billion dollars in 2006 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 7:19 AM
    Expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia have sent home some 14 billion dollars in 2006, ranking the oil-rich kingdom second only to the United States, according to the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF).
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  • Egypt says catches Palestinian with suicide belt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 21 6:47 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds further arrests, paragraph 3) ISMAILIA, Egypt, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A Palestinian man wearing a suicide belt who planned to attack Israeli tourists has been caught after entering Egypt through a ...
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  • Egyptian man pleads not guilty to spying Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 24 4:10 AM
    An Egyptian man charged with spying for Israel pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial on Saturday and said he confessed under torture, a court official said.
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