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  • Egypt closes satellite TV feed from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 8:44 AM
    Egypt has stopped its satellite transmission of a private Iraqi channel whose pro-Sunni programming came under criticism from the U.S. and Iraqi governments, an Information Ministry official said Monday.
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  • France to return 'pharaoh's hair' to Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 7:48 AM
    France is to hand over to Egypt a lock of hair said to belong to the mummy of Ramses II that was put on sale on the Internet last year, French officials said Monday.
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  • Egypt stops pro-militant Iraq TV Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 26 8:59 AM
    Egypt stops transmission of a private Iraqi TV station which glorifies the Sunni insurgency in Iraq.
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  • Egypt canal fails to drain Sinai militancy Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 12:00 AM
    There are stretches along Egypt's Al Salam Canal that look like success: Farmers bustle about lush wheat fields and olive trees heavy with fruit in the middle of one of the country's most arid regions.
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  • Egypt Closes Satellite TV Feed From Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 26 8:30 AM
    Egypt has stopped transmission by its TV satellite of Al-Zawraa, a private Iraqi channel whose propaganda on behalf of the Sunni insurgency had drawn fire from the U.S. and Iraqi governments, an Information Ministry official said Monday.
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  • Egypt Bourse grew 1,380% in four years Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 57 minutes ago
    Maged Shawki, Head of the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange declared during, the annual conference of the National Council for Planning on Sunday, that a wide segment of the population had a growing interest in Egypt's stock exchange.
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  • Meshaal hails Egypt's role in supporting Palestinian cause Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 50 minutes ago
    Chief of Hamas Political Bureau Khaled Mashaal on Sunday paid tribute to Egypt's ongoing efforts to support the Palestinian cause in general and to render successful the Makkah Declaration reached recently between Hamas and Fatah in particular.
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  • France to return 'pharaoh's hair' to Egypt Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    France is to hand over to Egypt a lock of hair said to belong to the mummy of Ramses II that was put on sale on the Internet last year, French officials say.
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  • NTPC to bid for 682.5 MW power project in Egypt Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    NEW DELHI: The state-run utility NTPC Ltd said it is bidding for a 682.5 megawatt (MW) power project in Egypt.
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  • EU to launch new neighborhood policy plan in Egypt Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 26 4:44 PM
    The European Union (EU) will launch a new plan on its neighborhood policy to allocate some 120 million euros (about 157 million U.S. dollars) on March 6 to enhance cooperation with Egypt, a visiting senior EU official said on Monday.
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  • France to return 'pharaoh's hair' to Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Feb 26 10:56 AM
    RAMSES II: An Egyptian flag flies in front of a full-size replica of the Ramses II statue. Hair belonging to the pharaoh's mummy is being returned from France to his homeland, Egypt.
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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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  • EU to give Egypt half-billion euro aid package Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Feb 26 8:57 AM
    Assistance will focus on supporting political, commercial, human rights reforms in Egypt.
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  • Egypt to get 'Pharaoh's hair' Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Feb 26 1:56 PM
    France is to hand over to Egypt a lock of hair said to belong to the mummy of Ramses II that was put on sale on the internet.
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  • NTPC bids for power unit in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Feb 26 3:45 AM
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - National Thermal Power Corp. Ltd. on Monday joined many utilities in the race for British power investment firm Globeleq's assets by bidding for a unit in Egypt.
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  • EGYPT: Blogger jailed as free speech tested in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AsiaMedia - Feb 26 11:34 AM
    Cairo --- In a landmark case for freedom of speech in Egypt, a young blogger has been jailed for insulting Islam and President Hosni Mubarak, drawing anger at home and abroad.
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  • India's NTPC bids for power unit in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 26 3:25 AM
    MUMBAI, Feb 26 (Reuters) - India's National Thermal Power Corp. Ltd. on Monday joined many utilities in the race for British power investment firm Globeleq's assets by bidding for a unit in Egypt.
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  • Egypt canal fails to drain Sinai militancy Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 26 1:00 AM
    An ambitious effort to create jobs and pull Egypt's Bedouin out of poverty is falling short.
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  • EU to give Egypt half-billion euro aid package Open this result in new window
    Eu Business - Feb 26 6:26 AM
    (CAIRO ) - EU External Affairs Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday and presented him with a proposed assistance package aimed at supporting Egypt's reform process.
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  • Egypt shuts down Iraqi channel Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Feb 26 6:38 AM
    Egypt has stopped the transmission of a private Iraqi channel whose propaganda on behalf of the Sunni insurgency had drawn fire from the US and Iraqi.
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  • NTPC bidding for 682.5 MW assets in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Business Standard India - Feb 26 3:50 AM
    National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is submitting a non-binding, indicative bid for buying Egypt-based Sidi Krir Power Project's assets of 682.5 MW through the acquisition of Globeleq Maghreb.
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  • Egypt pulls plug on Al Zawraa Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 25 11:24 PM
    A pro-Sunni Iraqi satellite TV channel, Al Zawraa, has been taken off the air in Egypt as its broadcasts were allegedly causing interference on other channels, reported the AFP citing the Al Gomhuriyah newspaper.
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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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  • Egypts new opposition leader sees end of regime Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    CAIRO - Even as the Egyptian government cracks down on any kind of opposition, an ageing academic who has taken the helm of the faltering pro-democracy Kefaya movement insists the regime is on its last legs.
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  • Yusra deals with rape in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Prominent Egyptian actress Yusra has given her approval for the leading role in the new television drama Al Daktoora Abla wa Thiab Al Madina (Dr. Abla and the wolves of the city).
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  • Egypt removes Iraq pro-insurgency channel from air Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 26 11:02 AM
    Source: Reuters By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - An Egyptian state-run satellite firm has stopped transmitting an Iraqi channel whose footage of U.S. soldiers being blown up by Sunni insurgents ...
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  • egypt: Affray outside KFC outlet Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Feb 26 11:09 AM
    A man dressed in a bright yellow chicken suit protesting against cruelty to animals outside a fried chicken outlet in downtown Cairo was knocked down and had his chicken head yanked off by restaurant staff before being hustled away by police, witnesses said.
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  • Mubarak: no time for interim or unilateral solutions to Palestinian cause Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 53 minutes ago
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak yesterday held a summit meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan during which they reviewed ways of reactivating the peace process, the issues of Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur and ways of boosting bilateral relations.
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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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  • Fouad emerges sole leader in chess Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    DUBAI El Taher Fouad of Egypt emerged as sole leader with seven points at the end of the 8th and penultimate round of the Emirates Chess Championship at Dubai Chess and Culture Club.
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  • Majid to bid for Egyptian sites Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Dubai-based Majid al-Futtaim will bid for three plots in Egypt, through local subsidiary MAF Misr, to build shopping centres, Middle East Economic Digest reported.
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  • Islamic submit in Islamabad worries Tehran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 16 minutes ago
    LONDON, February 27 (IranMania) - A meeting of foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia in the Pakistani capital Islamabad reportedly worries Iran which was not invited to attend, AKI reported.
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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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  • Abbas condemns Israeli army operation in Nablus Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 26 6:00 PM
    Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday condemned an Israeli army operation in the West Bank city of Nablus, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • BOHAN's Frist drive wins top ADDY Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Feb 26 10:40 AM
    'Egypt at the Frist, Multi-Media Campaign' named best of show
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  • Nigeria/Ghana: Ghana, Egypt Bring Nigeria Down to Earth Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 26 12:05 AM
    Nigeria had always prided itself as the epitome of sports in Africa.
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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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  • The Middle East's Leading English Language Daily Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Feb 26 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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  • Egyptian housewife tests positive for bird flu Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 26 1:32 PM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman from the Nile Delta town of Beheira has tested positive for the bird flu virus, Egypt's state news agency MENA said on Monday. MENA identified the woman ...
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  • Uganda: UABF Calls 39 to Start Boxing Preparations Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 26 3:29 PM
    ALL finalists at the boxing National Open have been called to start preparations for the Africa Zone V championship in Cairo, Egypt in April.
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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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  • Egypt takes pro-Sunni Iraqi satellite TV off the air Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Feb 26 3:29 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 Sunday.
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  • Cairo seeks return of Ramses II hair marketed online Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 26 12:56 PM
    France is to hand over to Egypt a lock of hair said to belong to the mummy of Ramses II that was put on sale on the Internet last year, French officials said Monday. Egyptian diplomats made a formal request last week to recover the hair, which was seized by French police after going on sale in November.
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  • In the World Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Feb 26 12:09 AM
    Egypt cleric, on TV, alleges CIA torture CAIRO, Egypt - An Egyptian cleric allegedly abducted off the streets of Italy by CIA agents in 2003 said yesterday that the Americans who seized him "savagely" tortured him while deporting him to Egypt for interrogation.
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  • Chlorine Attacks Raise Specter of Chemical War Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Feb 26 10:17 AM
    By Katarina Kratovac, Associated Press CAIRO, Egypt -- When Iraqi insurgents this week blew up trucks carrying chlorine, the attacks conjured up frightening images of chemical warfare and soldiers choking to death on the battlefields of Belgium in World War I.
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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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  • Egyptian Workers Let Loose on Floating Party Boats Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 26 3:33 AM
    Tourists to Egypt are no doubt familiar with the felucca, a timeless sailboat. Egyptians, however, use the word felucca for another kind of boat on the Nile - a motorboat that blares popular music.
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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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  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 58 minutes ago
    Daily Arab News about the Arabic world, Arabic news for Country by country news coverage. Politics, culture, recipes, book reviews, weather, sports, arts. Covers Egypt, Egyptian life, pyramids, Lebanon, Iraq, the Gulf, its oil, Arabian horses & camel races.
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  • Cleric claims 'savage' torture Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Feb 26 1:10 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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  • Alleged CIA kidnap victim says Americans tortured him Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Feb 25 7:20 PM
    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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  • Import bans introduced Open this result in new window
    Meat News - Feb 26 6:52 AM
    UKRAINE: Ukraine bans poultry and meat imports because of disease outbreaks. Ukraine has imposed ban on meat imports from Egypt and Palestine following outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the two countries.
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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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  • Briefly... CITY/REGION Open this result in new window
    Philadelphia Daily News - Feb 26 12:18 AM
    Egyptian, Jordanian clerics, scholars tour Philly sites Muslim clerics and scholars from Egypt and Jordan are visiting sites in Philadelphia in an exchange program that includes tours of St. John's Hospice, a homeless shelter, and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
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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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  • Angola: National Teams Leave for Cairo Today Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 26 7:04 AM
    The national senior males and ladies plate shooting teams leave Monday for Cairo city, Egypt, where they will take part in the African Nations Championship, from March 01 to 09.
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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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  • Only 4,000 miles to go Open this result in new window
    Napa Valley Register - Feb 26 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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  • Super 25: Schools keep steady in the rankings ... for now Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    The big news is atop the Super 25 boys basketball rankings, where Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) takes over after then-No. 1 St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) lost. Oak Hill concluded its season last weekend and does not compete for a state championship. No teams enter the rankings. The season has less than four weeks left, including playoffs.
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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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  • Muslim countries' Foreign Ministers against use of force to resolve Iran issue Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Feb 25 11:03 PM
    Islamabad, Feb 26 (ANI): Foreign Ministers of Muslim countries have expressed their reservations on the possible use of force to break the deadlock over the Iranian nuclear programme. At a meeting here, Foreign Ministers of seven Muslim countries-- Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and Jordan-- were of the view that all issues must be resolved through talks and not by ...
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  • Cleric at center of alleged CIA kidnapping case claims he was tortured by Americans Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Feb 25 10:30 PM
    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...
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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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  • Abbas arrives in Cairo for talks on Palestinian issue Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Feb 26 1:24 AM
    CAIRO, February 26 -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived here for talks on forming a Palestinian national unity government, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported on Sunday.
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  • Egyptian health official denies new bird flu case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 2:45 PM
    An Egyptian Health Ministry official denied on Monday a report by the state news agency that a woman from the Nile Delta had tested positive for the deadly bird flu virus.
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  • British royals showered with gifts abroad Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 2:04 PM
    Senior members of Britain's royal family are showered with gifts ranging from everyday items like CDs and baseball caps to ornate jewellery when they travel abroad, official records showed on Monday.
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  • Islams Secret Weapon Open this result in new window
    Strategy Page - Feb 26 2:59 AM
    February 26, 2007: A recent opinion poll of Arab countries (Egypt:, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates), questioned a sample of 3,850 individuals, and was done under the direction of American firm Zogby International.
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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 - Feb 25 9:38 PM
    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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  • Al-Ahram says Kuwaiti investments contributed to resolving local problems Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 26 2:28 AM
    Substantial volume of Kuwaiti investments in Egypt reflects the special ties binding the two countries and mutual confidence between them, a local mass-circulation said in a report published on Monday.
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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 - Feb 25 9:25 PM
    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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  • 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
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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 25 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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  • Hamas leader hails Russian efforts over aid embargo Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 11:43 AM
    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal praised Russia's efforts to end a Western aid embargo on the Palestinian administration during a visit to Moscow on Monday intended to win support for a new unity government.
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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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  • African bird flu sparks record support for animal health Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 8:36 AM
    World concern for Africa's management of bird flu spurred unprecendented donor support for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), president Barry O'Neil said Monday in Eritrea.
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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 teamÔs 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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  • Reporter: U.S. planning Iran bombs Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 26 1:28 AM
    The Pentagon is engaged in intensive planning to carry out a bombing campaign in Iran on a day's notice to halt the flow of Iranian aid to sectarian militants in Iraq, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh said Sunday.
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  • U.N.: Sahara marathon completed Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 26 2:11 PM
    Three athletes completed a U.N.-backed 4,580 mile ultra-marathon across the Sahara Desert. On the the 111 day-trek ran the equivalent of two traditional ...
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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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  • The Other Gulf War by Claude Salhani UPI International Editor Washington (UPI) Feb 26, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    After nearly six weeks of heavy aerial and artillery bombardment of Iraqi positions the ground war for the liberation of Kuwait began. Dubbed Operation Desert Storm, the war ended just over four days after it started -- or 100 hours later -- 16 years ago this Wednesday.
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  • Alliant Gets $10M Deal for Rocket Motors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 26 12:22 PM
    Alliant Techsystems Inc., which manufactures weapons and space system products, said Monday it has won a $10 million from a Wireless Facilities Inc. engineering subsidiary to build rocket motors for a missile system.
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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 11:31 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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  • Hamas chief in Moscow for Palestinian govt talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 26 2:17 AM
    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal arrived in Moscow on Monday for talks aimed at lobbying Russia to push for an end to a Western aid embargo on the Palestinian government.
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