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  • Egypt cleric says Americans tortured him Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 25 7:57 AM
    An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped off the streets of Italy by CIA agents in 2003 claimed Sunday that the Americans who abducted him "savagely" tortured him while deporting him to Egypt for interrogation.
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  • Egypt canal fails to drain Sinai militancy Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Feb 25 1:35 PM
    An ambitious effort to create jobs and pull Egypt's Bedouin out of poverty is falling short.
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  • Egypt, Jordan urge implementation of Mecca agreement Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 25 5:00 PM
    Egypt and Jordan on Sunday called on the Palestinian factions to implement their Mecca accord with good intentions and to help close Palestinian ranks.
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  • Egypt rejects conditions on Palestinian government Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 25 7:01 AM
    Source: Reuters By Alaa Shahine CAIRO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Egypt rejected on Sunday imposing any conditions on the new Palestinian unity government and said it was up to the Palestinians to convince key ...
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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 - Feb 24 9:35 PM
    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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  • Egypt Cleric Says Americans Tortured Him Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 25 8:30 AM
    Egyptian Cleric at Center of Alleged CIA Kidnapping Case Claims Americans Tortured Him
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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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  • More tea exports to Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Feb 25 2:24 PM
    Calcutta, Feb. 25 : Indian tea is set to brew in the Land of Nile in a big way.
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  • Alleged CIA kidnap victim says Americans tortured him Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Cairo, Egypt An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped in Italy by CIA agents in 2003 said Sunday that the Americans who abducted him "savagely" tortured him while deporting him to Egypt for interrogation. The allegations by Osama Hassan Mustafa Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, could intensify criticism of the United States' "extraordinary rendition" program. Italy has indicted 26 Americans and five ...
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  • Child donates $6.75 to mummy's cause Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 25 3:10 PM
    A 5-year-old with a passion for ancient Egypt opened her piggy bank at the University of Memphis' Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology. Geni Gallant's ...
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  • Political Speech Punished in Egypt, Under-Appreciated Here Open this result in new window
    About.com - Feb 25 2:42 PM
    Abdel Kareem Nabil Suleiman, an Egyptian blogger, has been sentenced to four years in prison for expressing personal political beliefs at odds with the government. About's Journalism Guide Bridget Johnson...
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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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  • Egypt bans duckling imports to keep out bird flu Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 25 5:02 AM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Egyptian Agriculture Minister Amin Abaza on Sunday banned imports of ducklings as a precaution against the spread of bird flu, which has killed 13 Egyptians since it hit the ...
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  • El Kass takes temporary charge Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 25 7:35 AM
    Former Egypt international Ahmed El Kass is appointed as caretaker coach of Alexandria club Olympic.
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  • Cimpor Raises Misr Cement Bid 19% to 2.4 Bln Pounds (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 25 9:10 AM
    Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Cimpor Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA raised its bid for Misr Cement Qena by 19 percent to 2.4 billion Egyptian pounds ($421 million) as it seeks to trump a rival offer for Egypt's fifth-largest cement maker.
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  • MTI Automotive appointment Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 6 minutes ago
    MTI Automotive, Egypt's sole importer of the Jaguar, Land Rover, Bentley and Ferrari car brands, has appointed Mostafa Salah to the position of Marketing Manager - Jaguar.
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  • Egypt takes militant Iraqi TV channel off air Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 25 1:11 PM
    An Iraqi satellite television channel that has angered the US and Iraqi governments for broadcasting anti-US and anti-Shiite news reports has been taken off the air by the Egyptian government, the press reported on Sunday. "The Iraqi Al-Zawraa satellite channel on NileSat 101 was cut off after it repeatedly interfered with the transmission.
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  • Egyptian jailed for blog thoughts Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - 19 minutes ago
    A court in Egypt sentenced a blogger, Abdel Kareem Soliman, to four years in prison last week for insulting Islam and the countrys president.
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  • Egyptian cleric claims he was tortured by Americans Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 25 11:34 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped off the streets of Italy by CIA agents in 2003 claimed Sunday that the Americans who abducted him "savagely" tortured him while deporting...
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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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  • Cleric accuses CIA of torturing him Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Feb 25 4:35 PM
    OSAMA Nasr, an Egyptian cleric at the centre of the international row over the US policy of extraordinary rendition, yesterday claimed the CIA "savagely" tortured him after he was allegedly kidnapped in Italy and sent to Egypt for further interrogation.
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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 - Feb 24 9:18 PM
    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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  • Jihad denies reports on planned attacks against Israeli targets abroad Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 25 4:31 PM
    The Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movement denied on Sunday reports that its military wing was planning to carry out suicide attacks against Israeli tourists in Egypt.
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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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  • Child donates $6.75 to mummy's cause Open this result in new window
    Moldova.org - Feb 25 3:41 PM
    A 5-year-old with a passion for ancient Egypt opened her piggy bank at the University of Memphis' Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology.Geni Gallant's contribution -- $6.75 in loose change -- wasn't enough to buy the new mummy cases the museum is looking for, but it was much appreciated, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reported.Geni's donation was so touching, museum Director Mariam Ayad told ...
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  • Child donates $6.75 to mummy's cause Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Feb 25 3:10 PM
    A 5-year-old with a passion for ancient Egypt opened her piggy bank at the University of Memphis' Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology.
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  • Nasr says he would sue Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister [EPA] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Feb 25 9:44 AM
    An Egyptian cleric has alleged that the CIA tortured him after he was kidnapped off the streets of Italy before being sent to Egypt for further interrogation.
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  • Al-Qaida claims attack in video Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Feb 25 2:15 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, although it didn't show the rockets landing.
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  • Egyptian cleric claims he was tortured by U.S. Open this result in new window
    Vancouver Province - Feb 25 9:42 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt An Egyptian cleric allegedly kidnapped off the streets of Italy by CIA agents in 2003 claimed Sunday that the Americans who abducted him savagely tortured him while deporting him to Egypt for interrogation.
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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 takes pro-Sunni satellite TV off the air Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 25 12:26 AM
    CAIRO - An Iraqi satellite television channel that has angered the US and Iraqi governments for broadcasting anti-US and anti-Shiite news reports has been taken off the air by the Egyptian government, the press reported on Sunday.
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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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  • BOHAN's Frist drive wins top ADDY Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Feb 25 12:12 AM
    'Egypt at the Frist, Multi-Media Campaign' named best of show
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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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  • Sharjah Gas Firm Steps Up Expansion Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 25 5:08 AM
    Following finalisation of its $950 million purchase of Canadas Centurion Energy in January, the Sharjah-based company Dana Gas now ranks as Egypts sixth largest gas producer.
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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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  • Arutz 7 TV Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 25 10:20 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Three Hamas terrorists were hurt Sunday when a tunnel they were digging in Rafah, on the Egypt-Gaza border, collapsed on them. The three then managed to dig their way out of the tunnel, suffering only light injuries and some respiratory problems.
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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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  • Only 4,000 miles to go Open this result in new window
    Napa Valley Register - Feb 25 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 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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  • Budget Car Rental attends EMEA conference Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 25 3:53 AM
    Budget Car Rental, a premier car rental company in Bahrain, was attendee at the EMEA regional conference in February. The meeting was hosted at Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt).
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  • Blogger jailed for insulting Islam Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Feb 25 1:45 AM
    NADIA ABOU EL MAGD, ALEXANDRIA An Egyptian blogger was yesterday sentenced to four years in prison for insulting Islam, the Prophet Muhammad and Egypt's president, sending a chill through internet writers who fear a state crackdown.
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  • Better Homes, international growth Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 25 2:08 AM
    Dubai based real estate agent Better Homes is to establish its Project Sales and Marketing division in Turkey, Morocco, Egypt and India this year. The decision comes after the division completed a number of projects overseas in 2006 including in Cyprus and Pakistan.
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  • No 'Brakes' on Iran Nuclear Effort Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 25 5:50 PM
    TEHRAN, Feb. 25 -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that his country's disputed nuclear program was like a train "without brakes" or a reverse gear, prompting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to respond that Iran needs "a stop button."
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  • Ahmadinejad compares Iranian nuclear program to runaway train Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 25 5:20 PM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday said his country would move forward with its disputed nuclear program despite international demands that it halt uranium enrichment, comparing Iran's program to train without brakes, state-run radio reported.
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  • Pakistan meeting of Muslim FMs urges diplomacy on Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 1:19 PM
    The foreign ministers of seven key Muslim nations called Sunday for a diplomatic solution to the "dangerous" standoff over Iran's nuclear programme and other tensions in the Middle East.
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  • MTN vying for Saudi licence Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Feb 25 4:13 AM
    Consortiums led by MTN, Egypt's Orascom Telecom, and Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co are among those vying for a third mobile licence in Saudi Arabia.
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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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  • Nine consortiums bid for Saudi mobile licence Open this result in new window
    CIOL - Feb 24 9:46 PM
    DUBAI: 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.
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  • Israeli troops raid West Bank city Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 2:14 PM
    Israeli soldiers sealed off this city on Sunday, placed its densely populated center under curfew and conducted house-to-house searches for Palestinian militants in the largest military operation in the West Bank in months.
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  • Miracle House in Kenya aiding orphans Open this result in new window
    Summit Daily News - Feb 24 9:12 PM
    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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  • Iran Remains Defiant Ahead of 6-Power Meeting Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 25 12:51 PM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today that his country?s nuclear program had no ?reverse gear.?
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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 24 10:38 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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  • 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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  • Ahmadinejad: Iran won't end nuke program Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 10:45 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday his country's disputed nuclear program was like a train without brakes or a reverse gear, prompting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to respond that Iran needs "a stop button."
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  • ELLEN CREAGER: Cruise 2007's hot spots Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Feb 25 12:44 AM
    The trendy ports of call for Mediterranean cruises this summer will be in Greece and on the sea's North African shore. "Both Beirut and Tripoli have fallen off the map, but what is really hot is Alexandria in Egypt," says Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor of Cruise Critic.com, based in Pennington, N.J.
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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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  • Israeli troops crack down on West Bank city Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 25 8:51 AM
    Israeli soldiers sealed off Nablus on Sunday, placed much of the city under curfew and conducted house-to-house searches for Palestinian militants in the largest military operation in the West Bank in months.
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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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  • In Chaotic Gaza, Islamists Firebomb Internet Cafes Over Morals Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Soon after a firebomb exploded at 3 a.m. and destroyed four computers in the Al-Shawa Online Internet Cafe in Gaza, owner Alaa al-Shawa clicked onto his e-mail at an undamaged machine.
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  • Jordan king embarks on new Mideast peace bid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 7:13 AM
    Jordan's King Abdullah II held talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday on the first leg of a four-nation tour aimed at relaunching Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
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  • Muslim ministers meet in Pakistan on Mideast Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 4:55 AM
    Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz told foreign ministers from seven key Muslim states meeting here Sunday that a joint push by the Islamic world is needed to end the turmoil in the Middle East.
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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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  • Ahmadinejad says 'no brakes' on Iran nuclear drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 8:23 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday defied Western threats to impose more sanctions over Iran's contested nuclear programme, comparing its atomic drive to a "train with no brakes."
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  • UPI NewsTrack TopNews Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    News from United Press International, around the world around the clock ...
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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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  • Pakistan PM urges diplomacy with Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 25 3:34 AM
    Pakistan's prime minister said Sunday that the international standoff over Iran's nuclear program should be resolved through negotiations, not force.
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  • Iranian rocket test 'wake up' call Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 25 4:10 PM
    A senior researcher at an Israeli air and space institute says Iran's successful test of a space rocket Sunday is a "wake up" call for Israeli leaders.
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  • Pave the Way Foundation Invited to Address 100 Ambassadors to the Court of St. James in London Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Web - Feb 25 12:17 AM
    Pave the Way Foundation (PTWF) founder and President Gary L. Krupp was invited to address 100 Ambassadors to the court of St. James at St. James Palace in London. The Ambassadors to Iran, Cuba, Syria, United States, Egypt, Jordan and many others attended this most important event. The event was sponsored by the Three Faiths Forum, an inter-religious organization in London, UK. Pave the Way ...
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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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  • Islamic leaders attend Middle East talks Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 25 4:44 AM
    Foreign ministers from six Islamic nations met in Pakistan on Sunday to discuss the situation in the Middle East, including Iraq, Iran and the spread of terrorism.
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