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  • Egypt asks Interpol to arrest 3 Israelis Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 5:00 PM
    Egypt asked the international police organization to arrest three Israelis it accuses of being part of a spy ring, a judicial official said Monday.
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  • Egypt asks Interpol to arrest alleged Israeli spies Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 11:10 AM
    Egypt asked the international police organisation Interpol to arrest three Israelis it accuses of being part of a spy ring, judicial and security sources said.
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  • Egypt strike causes textiles halt Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 05 11:05 AM
    Thousands of workers in Egypt go on strike, causing chaos in some of the country's largest textile factories.
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  • Two senior EU diplomats to visit Egypt: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 05 4:43 PM
    Two senior European Union (EU) diplomats are expected to visit Egypt at the end of this month for talks with Egyptian officials over Mideast issues, Egypt's MENA news agency reported Monday.
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  • Uganda: Team Off to Egypt Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 05 3:27 PM
    THE national cycling team leaves today for Egypt where for the Tour de Egypt championship.
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  • Attar was arrested at the airport on January 1 in Egypt while visiting family [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Feb 05 11:44 AM
    Egypt has asked the international police organisation Interpol to arrest three Israelis it accuses of being part of a spy ring, judicial and security sources say.
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  • Egypt top cleric says women presidents okay under Islam Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:00 PM
    Egypt's top cleric declared that Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, denying press reports that had earlier attributed to him the opposite position.
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  • Egypt Asks Interpol for Help in Arresting Suspected Spies Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt turned to the international crime fighting organization Interpol on Monday and asked for its help in apprehending three men accused of spying on behalf of Israel.
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  • Egypt Cuts Average Custom Tariffs By 25% To 6.9% - Min Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 05 7:21 AM
    CAIRO (Zawya Dow Jones)--Egypt cut its average custom tariffs by 25% to 6.9% from the current 9%, the country's finance minister said Monday.
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  • IFC for gas development in Egypt, Bulgaria Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Feb 05 4:50 PM
    The World Bank Group will provide $50 million to help Egypt and Bulgaria develop cleaner fuel.
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  • Greece, Egypt trip an opportunity for the community Open this result in new window
    The Southern Illinoisan - Feb 05 5:47 AM
    CARBONDALE - After 25 years and 1,500 people, Southern Illinois University Carbondale philosophy professor Robert Hahn says he's still looking for people to take to Greece and Egypt.
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  • Canada questions Egypt over spy allegations Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Feb 05 5:53 AM
    OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs officials investigated reports Sunday that Egypt laid espionage charges against four men, including a dual Egyptian-Canadian citizen, accused of spying for Mossad, the Israeli secret service, in Canada and Turkey.
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  • Tejari launches operations in Egypt in partnership with Al Ahly for Development & Investment Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 05 3:23 AM
    Tejari, the region's leading online marketplace, today announced the launch of Tejari Egypt, a major new operation and gateway into the North Africa market.
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  • Tejari to Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 05 4:54 AM
    Online marketplace Tejari has launched Tejari Egypt, a new operation in the North African market.
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  • Acer and Mantrac to support Egypt's 'PC in every home' initiative Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 05 12:23 AM
    Acer Computer Middle East and Mantrac have announced today that they will look to supply the lion's share of PCs earmarked for millions of homes across Egypt as part of its home computing initiative.
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  • Islam not against women presidents, says Egypts cleric Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Feb 04 9:45 PM
    CAIRO: Egypts top cleric declared yesterday that Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, denying press reports that had earlier attributed to him the opposite position.
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  • Egypt charges two Turkish with espionage Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Feb 04 8:46 PM
    Last-minute news posted on the Web site of Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports that Egypt's state security prosecutor, Hisham Badawi, has charged two Turkish citizens with spying for Israel. The two alleged spies were also Israeli citizens, according to the Egyptian prosecutor, said Haaretz.
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  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 4:05 PM
    Egypt has charged an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said on Saturday.
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  • Egypt finds arms cache Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Feb 04 10:55 PM
    RAFAH, Egypt - Egyptian police discovered two arms caches in northern Sinai near the border with the Gaza Strip, including hand and rocket-propelled grenades, a security official said.
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  • Kim Jong Il's Work Published in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Korean Central News Agency - Feb 04 6:10 PM
    Pyongyang, February 4 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Il's celebrated work "Giving Priority to Ideological Work Is Essential for Accomplishing Socialism" was printed in pamphlet in Egypt on Jan. 30.
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  • Canada investigates espionage arrest in Egypt Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Feb 04 1:47 PM
    Foreign Affairs officials are trying to find out more about a man with a Canadian connection arrested in Egypt and charged with spying for Israel.
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  • US supports Egypt's peaceful nuclear program Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Feb 04 2:08 PM
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit on Saturday received US State Department Under-Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Robert Joseph, who is now visiting Egypt.
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  • Egypt top cleric says women presidents okay under Islam Open this result in new window
    The Nation - Feb 04 5:27 AM
    Cairo - Egypt's top cleric declared Sunday that Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, denying press reports that had earlier attributed to him the opposite position.
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  • Hamas blocking western arms for Palestinians shipped via Egypt Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Feb 05 1:49 PM
    GAZA CITY The Hamas-led Palestinian Authority, with the help of Iranian military advisers, has sought to block the flow of Western-financed weapons to the rival Fatah movement.
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  • Egypt finds arms caches near Gaza border Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 04 2:01 AM
    RAFAH, Egypt (AFP) - Egyptian police have discovered two arms caches in northern Sinai near the border with the Gaza Strip, including hand and rocket-propelled grenades.
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  • Egypt photographers protest ousting from parliament Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 5:30 AM
    Egypt's news photographers have staged a protest in downtown Cairo, protesting their exclusion from parliament following the snapping of an unflattering picture of the prime minister eating watermelon seeds.
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  • Tajikistan pres to go to Egypt, Syria to restore trade relations Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Feb 04 2:56 AM
    DUSHANBE, February 4 (Itar-Tass) - Dushanbe hopes that the official visit by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmonov to Egypt and Syria, starting on Sunday, will restore large-scale cooperation with those countries, lost during the five-year civil war in Tajikistan (1992-1997), above all in the trade and economic sphere.
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  • It's because Egypt hates Israel and Israelis - former 'spy' Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Feb 04 3:38 AM
    Egypt hates the State of Israel and its citizens, and this is the reason for the latest accusations from Cairo charging Israelis with spying.
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  • Egypt earns $3.8bn from Suez Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 04 12:38 AM
    Egypt's annual revenues from the Suez Canal hit record levels last year and amounted to $3.8bn, with more than $1bn of that generated in Q4, reported Reuters. A spokesman said the income was the highest received since the canal opened in 1869 although no comparison figures were supplied.
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  • Egypt accuses Israelis of spying Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Feb 04 3:23 AM
    Egypt, which maintains a frigid 'peace' with Israel and regularly vilifies the Jewish state, has accused three Israelis and an Egyptian of spying. An Israeli government official has denied any knowledge of the allegations.
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  • BP Egypt: Huge gas well discovered Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Feb 03 11:38 PM
    BP Egypt announced Wednesday that it had drilled a successful well, Giza North-1, in the North Alexandria concession held by BP, RWE Dea and EGPC/EGAS. The well encountered a significant gas accumulation as part of a large channel complex.
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  • Egypt says Canadian spied on Arabs for Israel Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Feb 05 6:47 AM
    Egyptian authorities have arrested a man they allege was using Canada as a base to spy on members of the Arab community for Israel.
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  • Merkel Arrives in Egypt for Talks on Middle East Violence Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 03 8:09 AM
    Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Egypt today to begin a four-day tour of the Middle East, where efforts to jump-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians are floundering.
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  • Egypt Premiership trio make Egypt squad Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Feb 03 3:56 PM
    African champions Egypt have named Tottenham Hotspur pair Mido and Hossam Ghaly in their 22-man squad to face Sweden in a friendly on Wednesday.
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  • A look into the life of Egypt's boy king Open this result in new window
    The News Journal - Feb 04 12:56 AM
    PHILADELPHIA -- If the opening Saturday of "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" came and went without your knowledge, don't fret. The Franklin Institute's ballyhooed presentation of artifacts from ancient Egypt continues through Sept. 30.
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  • Egypt shifts tactics on Brotherhood Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Feb 05 9:13 AM
    The Egyptian government is opting for new tactics to prevent the country's strongest opposition group from advancing further into mainstream politics.
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  • Egypt charges student, three Israelis with spying Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Feb 03 10:40 PM
    Egypt's State Security Prosecutor, Hisham Badawi, has charged an Egyptian student, Mohamed Essam Ghneim el-Attar, and three Israelis with spying for Israel.
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  • egypt: Putting a financial squeeze on the Muslim Brotherhood Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Feb 05 12:38 PM
    Brotherhood leaders denied the allegations and denounced a political campaign they charged was aimed at breaking the back of their movement and risked harming the countrys economy.
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  • Mastercard, Egypt prizes Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 03 8:09 PM
    MasterCard Worldwide has teamed up with Egypt's Nougoum FM to host the MasterCard Challenge radio competition in which card holders can win an iPod.
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  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 03 6:59 PM
    CAIRO - Egypt has charged an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said on Saturday. High State Security Prosecutor Hisham Badawi said the Egyptian, Mohamed Essam Ghoneim el-Attar, 31, had been arrested and charged.
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  • Egypt name Spurs pair in squad for Sweden friendly Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 03 6:59 PM
    CAIRO - African champions Egypt have named Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido and midfielder Hossam Ghaly in a 22-man squad to face Sweden in a friendly on Wednesday.
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  • Monday, Feb 05, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Feb 05 4:51 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Press freedom is quickly losing ground in the Middle East as authoritarian governments retreat from liberalization undertaken early in the Bush administration's push for democracy, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday.
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  • Egypt name Spurs duo Open this result in new window
    Eurosport - Feb 03 3:44 PM
    African champions Egypt have named Tottenham duo Mido and Hossam Ghaly in a 22-man squad to face Sweden in a friendly on Wednesday.
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  • Egypt welcomes outcome of Quartet meeting on Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 03 5:43 PM
    Egypt on Saturday expressed its welcome to the outcome of the Quartet's Friday meeting which reiterated its support for the Middle East peace process and the establishment of a Palestinian state.
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    580 CFRA News Talk Radio - 47 minutes ago
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  • WHO confirms Egyptian girl died of bird flu Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 05 5:30 PM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl has died of bird flu, bringing the number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Egypt to 12, a World Health Organisation official said on Monday.
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  • Deny al-Qaida leader in Egypt jail Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Feb 05 8:08 AM
    Senior military and government officials are denying reports the head of al-Qaida in Iraq is being held in an Egyptian prison.
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  • Medical clinics used for genital mutilation Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Feb 05 5:35 PM
    The trend has been spotted in Egypt, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti and Yemen, according to demographic surveys and patient reports, the UN Population Fund said.
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  • Saving a treasured trove, ever so slowly Open this result in new window
    Calendarlive.com - Feb 05 6:25 PM
    SINAI, Egypt On a refreshingly cool morning, before the sun drenches every exposed grain of sand in this vast desert, Hemeid Sobhy sets out on foot from the Bedouin village where he lives with his parents and sisters. Neatly dressed in jeans, sport shirt and sturdy sandals, he walks 40 minutes to the Holy Monastery of St. Catherine.
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  • Deadly Bird Flu Claims Egyptian Girl Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 05 2:05 PM
    A 17-year-old girl has died of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Egypt. She was the 12th Egyptian to be killed by the virus, the state news agency MENA said.
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  • Egypt: Indictments for Israelis Accused of Spying Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 03 7:19 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt has officially brought indictments against the three Israelis and one Egyptian accused of spying for Israel. The Israelis, who have not yet been named, are currently living in Canada and Turkey.
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  • Press watchdog say Mideast states restrict media Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Feb 05 5:08 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt An international press watchdog says journalists across the Middle East who challenge the government are threatened by their governments, prosecuted and...
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  • Deadly Bird Flu Strain Kills Teenager Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 05 12:56 PM
    A 17-year-old girl has died of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Egypt. She was the 12th Egyptian to die of the virus, the state news agency MENA said.
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  • Mubarak meets Tajik president on regional, international issues Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 05 4:58 PM
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Monday held talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov, who is visiting Egypt for the first time, on "a number of regional and international issues of mutual concern," the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Egyptian girl dies of bird flu Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Feb 05 1:49 PM
    An Egyptian girl has died of bird flu south of Cairo, bringing the number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Egypt to 12, a World Health Organisation official said on Monday.
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  • Foreign investments in Egypt up by USD four billion in two years - minister Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 05 3:22 AM
    Egyptian Minister of Investment Mahmoud Mohieddin said Sunday the foreign investment in his country rose from USD two billion in 2004 to USD six billion in 2006.During his meeting with members of Egyptian-U.S. Business Council, the minister pointed out the active investor movement on the Egyptian market that attracted European and Arab, particularly the Arab Gulf, investors over the last two ...
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  • WHO confirms Egyptian girl died of bird flu Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 05 1:17 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds details, background) By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl has died of bird flu, bringing the number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Egypt to 12, a World ...
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  • Press watchdog say Mideast states restrict media Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Feb 05 6:04 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt An international press watchdog says journalists across the Middle East who challenge the government are threatened by their governments, prosecuted and imprisoned.
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  • Syria: Talks With U.S. Iraq's Only Hope Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Phoenix - Feb 05 1:40 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview aired Monday that the Bush administration does not have the vision to bring peace in Iraq and that his country could help calm the crisis if approached.
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  • FACTBOX-WHO figures for bird flu cases in humans Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 05 1:02 PM
    Source: Reuters Feb 5 (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl has died of bird flu south of Cairo, bringing the number of confirmed deaths from the disease in Egypt to 12, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on ...
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  • AL chief emphasizes cooperation with Russia before visiting Moscow Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 05 4:13 PM
    Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Monday stressed the necessity to "develop dialogue and cooperation" between the Cairo-based league and Russia before leaving for Moscow for a three-day visit, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Press watchdog: Mideast states restrict media as U.S. push for freedom falters Open this result in new window
    CNews - Feb 05 3:21 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Across the Middle East, journalists who challenge the government are threatened by the state, prosecuted and imprisoned, an international press watchdog said Monday.
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  • Saving a treasured trove, ever so slowly Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 05 12:33 AM
    Ancient manuscripts from Mt. Sinai move into the digital age with the help of a Bedouin camel driver's son. SINAI, EGYPT On a refreshingly cool morning, before the sun drenches every exposed grain of sand in this vast desert, Hemeid Sobhy sets out on foot from the Bedouin village where he lives with his parents and sisters. Neatly dressed in jeans, sport shirt and sturdy sandals, he walks 40 ...
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  • Teenage Girl Dies Of Bird Flu Open this result in new window
    FOX 35 Orlando - Feb 05 12:43 PM
    A 17-year-old girl has died of bird flu in Egypt, according to reports. More follows...
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  • Egypt: Ahly Coach Begs for Naked Behaviour Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 05 7:45 AM
    Manual Jose, the Portuguese coach of Egyptian and African champions Al Ahli, apologised on Sunday for starting to undress in public in protest against a referee's decision.
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  • Egypt investigates four men charged of spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:43 PM
    Investigation is continuing on the cases of an Egyptian who faces charges of spying for Israel with three Israelis still at large, a senior Egyptian security official said on Sunday.
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  • Akron doctor lived to tell about discovery of King Tut's tomb Open this result in new window
    Akron Beacon Journal - Feb 05 6:04 AM
    Dr. Frank McClanahan wasn't exactly the superstitious type. As a medical missionary in Egypt, he was one of the first men inside King Tutankhamen's tomb following its discovery in 1922.
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  • Egypt Uncovers Buried Weapons Cache Near Gaza Border Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 03 11:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt said yesterday that it had seized two boxes containing rocket-propelled grenades and hand grenades along the border with the Gaza Strip Saturday. Border guards found the weapon caches buried under the sand near the Rafiach crossing, a government statement said.
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  • National homepage Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Feb 05 8:44 AM
    A Christchurch woman arrested in Dubai on drug charges says she may have been set up by her cousin's jealous flatmate in Egypt. Mariam Shafeek, 21, arrived home yesterday after Dubai police suddenly dropped the charges.
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  • As it mediates Palestinian chaos, Egypt also accuses Israel of spying Open this result in new window
    JTA - Feb 04 11:12 AM
    JERUSALEM, Feb. 4 (JTA) Just as it was hoping for an Egyptian breakthrough on the Palestinian front, Israel finds itself embroiled in spy allegations from Cairo.
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  • Egypt photographers protest ousting from parliament Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 03 5:05 AM
    CAIRO - Egypts news photographers staged a protest in downtown Cairo on Saturday protesting their exclusion from parliament following the snapping of an unflattering picture of the prime minister eating watermelon seeds.
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  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Feb 03 7:28 AM
    Egypt has charged an Egyptian and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor has said.
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  • Arab League envoy resigns Open this result in new window
    The Record - Feb 05 3:24 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The Arab League sent Mokhtar Lamani to Iraq to persuade its bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders to make peace. He failed, and has now resigned, disillusioned and nearly drained of hope.
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  • German Chancellor Arrives for Talks in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Feb 03 2:49 AM
    German Chancellor Merkel left on Saturday for a four-day trip to Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Topping the agenda are the situation in Iraq, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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  • A True Turkish Delight Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Feb 05 6:37 AM
    Its finally a reality: After years of talks, Egypt and Turkey ratified last month a bilateral free-trade deal that could see trade between the two regional powerhouses more than triple in the next three years to over $3 billion.
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  • Akron doctor lived to tell about discovery of King Tut's tomb Open this result in new window
    Akron Beacon Journal - Feb 05 12:36 AM
    Dr. Frank McClanahan wasn't exactly the superstitious type. As a medical missionary in Egypt, he was one of the first men inside King Tutankhamen's tomb following its discovery in 1922. Over several months, he returned five more times to gaze in awe at its golden treasures.
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  • Arab world's envoy to Iraq abandons his peace mission Open this result in new window
    Pioneer Press - Feb 05 1:10 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt The Arab League sent Mokhtar Lamani to Iraq to persuade its bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders to make peace. He failed and has now resigned, disillusioned and nearly drained of hope.
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  • The conflagration spreads in the Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Feb 05 12:36 PM
    The trouble erupted outside the entrance to the Bureij and Nusseirat refugee camps in the heart of the territory, where a presidential guardsman loyal to Fateh was shot dead when Hamas gunmen ambushed a supply convoy from Egypt.
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  • Opening up the World Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Feb 05 6:38 AM
    With a classic photo of King Tutankhamun on the cover, the National Geographic Society arrived in Egypt last month for the launch of its first Arabic-language magazine, National Geographic Youth (NGY). The much-anticipated project caps a century-old relationship between National Geographic and Egypt as the society teams up with Nahdet Misr Publishing.
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  • Seeking peace, Arab diplomat returns defeated Open this result in new window
    Southeast Missourian - Feb 05 5:22 AM
    Seeking peace, Arab diplomat returns defeated CAIRO, Egypt -- The Arab League sent Mokhtar Lamani to Iraq to persuade its bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders to make peace. He failed,...
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  • Business is Cleaning Up Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Feb 05 6:38 AM
    Does this sound at all familiar? Can you imagine its application in Egypt?
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  • Encouraging Development Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Feb 05 6:37 AM
    Most people know the Chinese proverb about the value of teaching a man to fish rather than giving him one, but there is a similar proverb in Arabic that originates in Egypt: The noblest charity is to preclude a man from accepting charity, and the best alms are to show and enable a man to dispense with alms.
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  • 9.1m tourists visit Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Feb 03 12:08 AM
    Egypt attracted 9.1m visitors in 2006, a 5.5% increase on the previous year according to Minister of Tourism Zoheir Garranah and cited by Gulf News. The global growth rate, according to United Nations figures, is below this at 4.5%. Visitors from other Mena region countries jumped by 12.9% last year and these now make up one in every five tourists to Egypt.
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  • Professor extends class across the globe Open this result in new window
    The Daily Free Press - Feb 05 7:54 AM
    For Boston University professor Robert Schoch, textbooks are not enough for his classes. Instead of reading pages and looking at pictures about Egypt, his students travel there to see the real deal. A College of General Studies natural science professor, Schoch will be traveling with students to Egypt this Spring Break.
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  • Super 25 boys basketball rankings Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 27 minutes ago
    After a hectic week, the Super 25 boys basketball rankings have a new look, with 23 teams switching rank, including St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) taking the No. 1 spot. The top 19 teams were shuffled after a series of head-to-head games among ranked teams. No. 19 Boys and Girls (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and No. 25 Campbell Hall (North Hollywood, Calif.) make their debuts.
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  • U.N. members concerned over reform plans Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    U.N. member states raised concerns Monday to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over his plan to split the growing and overburdened U.N. peacekeeping department and move stymied global disarmament efforts into his office.
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  • Pakistan, Turkey in Mideast peace effort Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 44 minutes ago
    Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to work together to inject new life into Middle East peace efforts, Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Monday.
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  • Historic Manuscript Trove Goes Digital Open this result in new window
    Arts Journal - Feb 05 7:02 AM
    The historic trove of manuscripts at Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery is being digitized.
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  • A New Kind of University Open this result in new window
    Business Today Egypt - Feb 05 6:37 AM
    Creating closer links between academia and businesses has been the major focus of universities and colleges worldwide over the last decade, and the trend has now caught on in Egypt, where the skills of university graduates have famously been out-of-step with the labor market for decades.
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  • Iran Lets Non-Western Diplomats Tour Nuclear Site Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 04 10:36 PM
    (RTTNews) - Diplomats from five countries, Sudan, Malaysia, Cuba, Egypt, and Algeria, representing the Nonaligned Movement, the Group of 77 and the Arab League toured one of Iran's premier nuclear facilities on Saturday, aimed at proving that Tehran's nuclear program is for peaceful purposes and not a cover for nuclear weapons.
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  • Parents turn to clinics for genital mutilation: U.N. Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 4:06 PM
    More parents are turning to medical clinics to perform genital mutilation, wrongly assuming that it spares girls physical and psychological damage, a U.N. agency warned on Monday.
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  • In Public View, Saudis Counter Iran in Region Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 05 6:36 PM
    With three civil wars looming over the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has taken on a more aggressive role in reshaping the region?s conflicts.
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  • Iranian Diplomat Kidnapped in Baghdad by Iraqis With Official ID Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Serious questions were raised about whether Iraqi government forces were involved in the abduction.
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  • Egypt accuses Israel of spying Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 04 6:38 AM
    CAIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- An Egyptian college student has been accused of spying for Israel and recruiting members for an espionage ring, Egyptian authorities announced.
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  • Acer takes on initiative with Egyptian government Open this result in new window
    ITP.net - Feb 05 4:05 AM
    PC and notebook vendor Acer has stated bold ambitions to gain a leading share of the PC market in Egypt by capitalising on a new government scheme. Acer is one of 10 vendors which plans to work alongside the government in an effort to satisfy demand driven by this initiative.
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  • As U.S. confronts Iran, Cold War offers lessons Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 05 5:41 PM
    As U.S. confronts Iran, Cold War offers lessons
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  • More Middle East News Open this result in new window
    GlobeSt.com - Feb 05 4:09 AM
    The Fairmont Heliopolis is a joint venture of Kipco and its real estate affiliates, Gulf - Egypt for Hotels & Tourism and United Real Estate Co. The development site is in central Heliopolis, 10 minutes from the international airport.
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  • 'Women can lead Muslim nations' Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Feb 05 4:53 AM
    Egypt's top cleric says that Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, saying women could hold the highest office in Muslim nations.
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  • Kenya: Sliders Lose Battle for Bronze Against Sharkia Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Feb 05 4:00 AM
    Sliders quest for a first ever continental hockey medal ended up in smoke after giving away a first half lead to lose 1-2 to the enterprising Sharkia of Egypt in the women's third and fourth place play off match of the Crown Berger Africa Cup of Clubs championship at Nairobi's City Park stadium.
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  • Experts: Mideast meeting key for peace Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 12:19 PM
    For the rival Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, a reconciliation meeting this week in Saudi Arabia may be a last chance to avoid civil war.
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