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  • Egypt names nation's first female judges Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 2:04 PM
    Egypt's judiciary chief has named the country's first female judges despite opposition from conservative Muslims, according to a decree published Wednesday.
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  • Egypt: Don't Talk About the (1967) War Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 14 10:51 AM
    An Israeli documentary over military actions in Sinai in 1967 causes a firestorm of protest in Egypt. But both governments would prefer to ignore the matter
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  • Bird flu detected on nine Egypt farms despite vaccinations Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 9:18 AM
    Bird flu has been detected on nine farms across Egypt where the poultry had been vaccinated against the virus, an agriculture ministry official said on Wednesday.
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  • Village ways fuel bird flu spread in rural Egypt Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 6:37 PM
    When Attia Abdel-Hamid Hassan notices the chickens or ducks that he keeps at home in Egypt's Nile Delta starting to wobble on their feet, he puts them in a sack and drowns them in an irrigation canal.
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  • Rice to meet with 'Arab Quartet' in Egypt Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 3:09 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel to Egypt on March 25 to meet with the so-called Arab Quartet on Middle East peace, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Tuesday.
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  • Egypt appoints first women judges Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 14 1:02 PM
    CAIRO -- The Egyptian judiciary has appointed women judges for the first time in its history, the head of Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council said Wednesday.
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  • Egypt demands Israeli probe of alleged PoW slaughter Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 11:28 AM
    Egypt's foreign minister demanded on Tuesday that Israel open an official inquiry into claims in a documentary film that Israeli troops had executed Egyptian prisoners during the 1967 war.
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  • Egypt: Appeals Court Upholds Blogger's Conviction for 'Insulting Islam And President' Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 14 12:11 PM
    On 12 March 2007, the Alexandria Appeals Court affirmed the first degree court's sentence of four years' imprisonment for Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Suliman Amer for "insulting Islam and the president of Egypt".
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  • Telecom Egypt 2006 sales up 11% to EGP 9.5 billion Open this result in new window
    Telecom.paper - Mar 14 2:05 AM
    (TP) Telecom Egypt has reported revenue of EGP 9.5 billion for 2006, up 11 percent from EGP 8.5 billion in 2005, with EBITDA up to EGP 5.4 billion, from EGP 4.7 billion...
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  • Egypt wants probe into PoW slaughter Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Mar 13 10:43 PM
    CAIRO: Egypts foreign minister yesterday demanded that Israel open an official inquiry into claims in a documentary film that Israeli troops had executed Egyptian prisoners during the 1967 war.
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  • Egypt: 4-year Sentence for Blogger Upheld Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 12 7:35 PM
    An appeals court in Alexandria upheld the four-year prison sentence given to a blogger who had criticized conservative Muslims and was convicted of insulting Islam and Egypt?s president, court officials said. The blogger, Abdel Kareem Nabil, left, who is 22 and a former student at Al Azhar University, was sentenced last month to three years in prison on charges of insulting Islam and the Prophet ...
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  • Egyptian FM says Rice to visit Egypt on March 25 Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 13 6:45 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is scheduled to visit Egypt on March 25.
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  • UN chief visits Egypt on March 23 Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 13 5:30 PM
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to pay a working visit to Egypt on March 23, the Egyptian official MENA news agency reported on Tuesday.
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  • Bird flu detected in vaccinated Egypt flocks - source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 13 10:36 AM
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has detected bird flu in chickens and ducks from reportedly vaccinated flocks in a sign that inoculation procedures in the most populous Arab country may be lacking, an animal health official said on Tuesday.
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  • Report: Israelites flee Egypt as Pharaohs army believed drowned Open this result in new window
    JTA - Mar 13 10:42 AM
    Following a series of inexplicable natural disasters, a huge troop of Israelites is reported to have fled Egypt in the dead of night, while the pursuing Egyptian armies were last seen foundering in the Red Sea.
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  • Egypt: Country Leads the Way With Nepad E-Schools Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 13 1:57 PM
    The Egyptian Minister of Education, Dr Yousry Al-Gamal, officially launched the NEPAD e-Schools Demonstration Project at Al-Haddain Secondary School in El Behaira Governate, Egypt in February 2007. The project is a joint venture of the Egyptian Government, HP Consortium, Oracle Consortium and the NEPAD e-Africa Commission.
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  • Eastward-looking Egypt boosts Kazakhstan trade Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 13 11:36 AM
    CAIRO -- Egypt created a private sector company Tuesday to boost trade with Kazakhstan and said it hoped bilateral trade would increase enormously in coming years.
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  • UWMC plans study tours to Europe, Greece, Egypt Open this result in new window
    Wausau Daily Herald - Mar 13 1:00 PM
    The University of Wisconsin Marathon County will offer credit-optional study tours to Amsterdam and Paris July 1 to 13, to Greece Aug. 14 to 27, and to Egypt in January. Other tours to China, India and the South Pacific are being considered for 2008. Entitled Forgotten Truth: Common Insights of Ancient Wisdom Traditions, the tours will include readings on the theme by Huston Smith, Joseph ...
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  • Bird flu detected in vaccinated Egypt flocks-source Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 13 9:02 AM
    Source: Reuters By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, March 13 (Reuters) - Egypt has detected bird flu in chickens and ducks from reportedly vaccinated flocks in a sign that inoculation procedures in the most populous Arab ...
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  • FEATURE-Village ways fuel bird flu spread in rural Egypt Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 13 6:02 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds WHO quote, colour) By Cynthia Johnston EZBET SIDI OMAR, Egypt, March 13 (Reuters) - When Attia Abdel-Hamid Hassan notices the chickens or ducks that he keeps at home in Egypt's Nile Delta ...
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  • Telecom Egypt FY06 Profit Rises 16%, Revenue Up 11% - Quick Facts Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 13 4:22 AM
    (RTTNews) - Tuesday, Telecom Egypt S.A.E (TEGPY.PK) reported that net profit for the full year 2006 rose 16% to EGP 2.4 billion from EGP 2.1 billion in the previous year. Earnings per share for the fiscal year increased 16% to EGP 1.36 from EGP 1.17 in the prior year.
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  • Oh mummy: Louvre's pharoah jars are not what they seemed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 1:21 PM
    One of the star exhibits at the Louvre's egyptology wing, a collection of four jars said to have contained the embalmed organs of Egypt's greatest pharoah, Rameses II, have a sadly less glamorous vintage.
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  • Egypt appoints first batch of women judges Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 14 6:44 PM
    The Egyptian Supreme Judicial Council Wednesday approved the appointment of 31 women in the position of judge or chief justice, which made them the first batch of women judges in this Muslim country, state TV reported.
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  • Court upholds prison for Egypt blogger Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 12 7:35 AM
    An Egyptian appeals court on Monday upheld the four-year prison sentence given to an Egyptian blogger who criticized conservative Muslims and was convicted of insulting Islam and Egypt's president, court officials said.
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  • Nazif: Al Rajhi Saudi group invests one billion to reclaim 100,000 feddans in EGypt Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 13 7:02 PM
    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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  • *Telecom Egypt Posts FY06 EPS Of EGP 1.36 Vs EGP 1.17 Last Year Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 13 1:06 AM
    (RTTNews) - Telecom Egypt (TEGPY.PK) posts FY06 EPS of EGP 1.36 Vs EGP 1.17 last year.
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  • Egypt reports 25th human bird flu case Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 14 6:12 PM
    The Egyptian Health Ministry Wednesday said a 10-year-old girl was tested positive to the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, bringing the number of bird flu human cases to 25 in this populous Arab nation, the official news agency MENA reported.
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  • Egypt plans to import 14 mln tonnes of Kazakhstans wheat a year Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Mar 13 3:39 AM
    CAIRO, March 13 (Itar-Tass) - Egypt will import 14 million tonnes of Kazakhstans wheat a year at a competitive price, Egyptian presidential spokesman Suleiman Awad said on Tuesday.
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  • Telecom Egypt announces FY 2006 consolidated results Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 13 1:38 AM
    Telecom Egypt (TE) (Ticker: ETEL.CA; TEEG.LN), today announced its consolidated financial results for the twelve months ending 31 December, 2006.
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  • Telecom Egypt profit up 16% Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 13 2:08 AM
    Telecom Egypt has posted a 16% increase in full-year profit to $425m for 2006, according to a company statement. Revenues rose 11% to $1.68bn. TE derived 69% of its earnings from retail services during the year.
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  • Egypt: Judge Seeks to Have HRinfo's Website, 20 Others Blocked Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 14 12:11 PM
    HRinfo condemns Judge Abdel Fattah Mourad for taking on a case calling for the Egyptian government to block 21 Egyptian websites and blogs, as reported by the "Rozal Youssef" newspaper on 2 March 2007.
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  • Egypt court rejects blogger appeal Open this result in new window
    The Manila Times - Mar 14 8:41 AM
    An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a four-year sentence against a blogger convicted of insulting religion and defaming the president, a verdict condemned by rights groups as a threat to free speech.
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  • Commentary: Failed states new threat to Egypt Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 14 3:20 AM
    CAIRO -- In an interview published last fall, King Abdullah II of Jordan warned against the eruption of civil war in Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine. Indeed, civil war is an imminent threat in three out of the five Arab countries in the eastern Mediterranean.
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  • Egypt court jails four over theatre fire Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 14 12:46 PM
    Source: Reuters CAIRO, March 14 (Reuters) - An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday sentenced four government employees to jail terms ranging between one and three years for negligence over a 2004 theatre fire that ...
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  • Egypt lawmakers seek damages from Israel Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 13 11:41 AM
    Egyptian lawmakers from the ruling party Tuesday demanded that Israel pay $10 billion in compensation for killing prisoners of war in 1967.
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  • Mr Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Chairman, Emaar Properties statement on Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 14 1:08 AM
    In a press statement, Mr Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Chairman, Emaar Properties PJSC, announced that the company has signed a final committed deal with its Egyptian partners on Monday, March 12, 2007, in Cairo, to buy the entire shares of Emaar Misr for Development Company S.A.E.
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  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi top MICE locations in the Middle East Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI The top five destinations for the multi-billion dollar, meetings, incentives, conference and exhibition (MICE) business for the years to come will be Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Egypt, Morocco and Oman, says a study issued by leading industry consultants.
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  • WSU president to lecture on alt-energy research in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Mar 12 5:15 AM
    Wayne State University President Irvin Reid will present a lecture about the school's alternative-energy research programs this week at the 10th International Conference on Energy and the Environment in Luxor, Egypt.
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  • Sunshine Tours signs agreement with Travco Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI Sunshine Tours, a division of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), signed yesterday an agreement with Travco, a leading travel group based in Egypt, to set up new joint venture named 'ADNH Travco', to develop travel and hospitality projects.
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  • Mubarak says the proposed reforms will guarantee Egypt's democratic freedoms [EPA] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Mar 12 10:59 AM
    Egypt's largest opposition movement, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, has joined forces with secular political parties to reject proposed constitutional reforms.
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  • New Egypt Brotherhood arrests Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 13 7:13 AM
    Egyptian security forces arrest 10 members of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, including a senior leader.
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  • Front Page Open this result in new window
    Howell Tri Town News - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    PLUMSTED - The Plumsted Police Department PBA and the New Egypt Fire Company presented plaques to former Township Committee members Bonnie Quesnel and Joe Przywara at the March 7 municipal meeting in recognition and appreciation of their 16 and 13 years, respectively, of public service to the community.
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  • Egypt, Indonesia report human H5N1 cases Open this result in new window
    CIDRAP - Mar 12 3:10 PM
    Mar 12, 2007 (CIDRAP News) The accumulation of human cases of H5N1 avian influenza continued with the reporting of one case each in Egypt and Indonesia in the past 2 days.
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  • Improved Overnight Wheat Cash Trading Open this result in new window
    Ag Report - Mar 14 7:36 AM
    CHICAGO - Mar 14/07 - SNS -- International agricultural commodity markets were busier overnight with Taiwan, Egypt, South Korea and Morocco active on wheat markets.
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  • Lebanese figure says willing to talk with rival party on int'l court Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 14 6:15 PM
    Leader of Lebanon's pro-government parliamentary majority Saad Hariri said on Wednesday that his party was ready to cooperate with the government to realize reconciliation and introduce some amendments to the issue of the international tribunal, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
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  • Uganda: Sh489 Million for Itojo Hospital Repair Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 14 3:46 PM
    EGYPT has donated $280,000 (about sh489m) for the rehabilitation of Itojo Hospital in Ruhaama county, Ntungamo district.
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  • Cairo's popular waterpipes no safer than cigarettes Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 14 1:17 PM
    Source: Reuters By Aziz El-Kaissouni CAIRO, March 14 (Reuters) - A single session smoking Egypt's popular shisha waterpipes yields a nicotine intake equivalent to more than one pack of cigarettes, the World Health ...
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  • Egypt detains more Muslim Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 7:16 AM
    Egyptian police detained 18 members of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood, including one of the Islamist group's senior officials, in nationwide raids, the movement and security sources said Tuesday.
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  • 50 years on, Lavon Affair still sparks public debate in Israel Open this result in new window
    JTA - Mar 14 11:12 AM
    Defense Minister Pinchas Lavon, left, and Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan, right, speak in a 1953 file photo. Shimon Peres is seated behind them. A 1954 scandal involving Israeli spies in Egypt resonates 50 years later as a military official involved in the operation begins to speak out.
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  • Egypt arrests 16 Brotherhood members ahead of referendum Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Mar 13 10:42 PM
    CAIRO: Egyptian security forces arrested 16 members of the Muslim Brotherhood yesterday in a crackdown ahead of an April referendum on constitutional amendments the Islamists say aim to block them from politics.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 25 minutes ago
    Loading ... Abu Dhabi, 14 th March 2007: Sunshine Tours, a division of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) , signed today an agreement with Travco Travco , a leading travel group based in Egypt, to set up new joint venture named " ADNH ADNH Travco Travco ". This agreement follows a memorandum of understanding signed earlier to implement tourism development and hotel ...
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  • Arab summit to renew peace offer to Israel Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 14 1:58 PM
    Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt announced Wednesday they will seek to relaunch a 2002 peace initiative at an upcoming Arab summit as Hamas and Fatah said a national unity government will be voted on by Parliament Saturday.
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  • Uganda: Massa Lifts Spirits Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 14 12:58 PM
    THE arrival of Egypt-based forward Geoffrey Massa has lifted spirits in the national team training camp as the Kobs and Cranes continue with preparations ahead of next weekend's qualifiers.
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  • Nazif: Al Rajhi Saudi group invests one billion to reclaim 100,000 feddans in EGypt Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 13 7:08 PM
    Al-Rajhi Saudi Group will reclaim 100,000 feddans in Toshka at investment costs amounting to LE one billion. An agreement to this effect was signed yesterday between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Group. Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif attended the signing ceremony.
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  • EU and Egypt agree to cooperate on science and technology Open this result in new window
    Eu Business - Mar 12 11:41 AM
    Egypt has agreed to a series of scientific and technological reforms as part of the EU's European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) initiative, aimed at fostering deeper political relationships and economic integration with its immediate neighbours.
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  • Arab moderates push peace plan ahead of summit Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 14 9:32 AM
    Source: Reuters By Suleiman al-Khalidi AMMAN, 14 March (Reuters) - Pro-U.S. allies Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt said on Wednesday they will seek to give a new push to an Arab peace plan with Israel aimed at ...
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  • Egypt: Don't Talk About the (1967) War Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 11 9:21 PM
    Egypt's leaders find themselves uncomfortably wedged between international and local politics whenever discussion turns to the country's humiliating military defeat by Israel in 1967. It's typically an opportunity for students, leftist intellectuals and Islamists to rage against the Camp David peace accords with Israel, which they say ties their hands in the face of the ongoing suffering ...
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  • Summit peace push pledge Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Mar 14 4:01 PM
    AMMAN: Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt said yesterday they will seek to give a new push to an Arab peace plan with Israel aimed at ending decades of conflict when they hold an Arab League summit this month.
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  • 2004 Toyota Corolla xli from Egypt Open this result in new window
    Carsurvey.org - Mar 13 7:32 PM
    "The Corolla is the car of the century!" What things have gone wrong with the car?
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  • Bird flu detected Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Mar 14 3:11 PM
    CAIRO. Bird flu has been detected on nine farms across Egypt where the poultry had been vaccinated against the virus, an agriculture ministry official said yesterday.
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  • Tomb Raider: Anniversary - Day three Open this result in new window
    Games Radar - Mar 14 12:34 PM
    Welcome to Part 3 of our week-long Tomb Raider: Anniversary blowout. Today, we conclude our interview with game designer Jason Botta as he talks about the new Egypt level and the game's special bonus features.
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  • Sponsored Listing Open this result in new window
    Growth Company Investor - Mar 14 10:52 AM
    As foreshadowed by Growth Company Investor , Centamin Egypt is raising the equivalent of 38 million for its Sukari gold project.
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  • U.S., Iran finding room to talk after tense period, analysts say Open this result in new window
    The Record - Mar 14 2:54 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt -- The confrontation between the United States and Iran is cooling and entering a new diplomatic phase, lessening the chances of a military conflict even as sharp rhetorical attacks persist.
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  • Solvin Sells VCM and PVC Facilities to Trust Chemical Industries, Egypt Open this result in new window
    Rubber World - Mar 12 7:11 AM
    Princeton Jct, NJ (PRWeb) -- Trust Chemical Industries (TCI) signed an agreement with Solvin to purchase the 180 KT/Year PVC and 160 KT/year VCM facilities for relocation from Ludwigshafen, Germany to Port Said, Egypt.
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  • Egypt Detains 9 Muslim Brotherhood Members Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 13 7:03 AM
    Egyptian security forces have detained nine more members of the country's largest Islamist opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood. Security officials say local Brotherhood leaders from Greater Cairo and the Nile Delta were detained late Monday.
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  • EGYPT: New laws to prevent bird flu spread Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 13 7:31 AM
    Source: IRIN The Egyptian government is working on new legislation that will restrict the movement of live poultry as the country reported its 24th case of avian flu.
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  • Israel shows interest in old peace plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 28 minutes ago
    The United States and Israel offered new support Wednesday for a dormant Arab proposal they hope holds promise for peace in the region and spurs efforts to resolve the underlying question of a political settlement for the Palestinians.
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  • ADNH, Travco launch joint venture to promote travel and tourism Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 14 5:53 AM
    Sunshine Tours, a division of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), signed today an agreement with Travco, a leading travel group based in Egypt, to set up new joint venture named 'ADNH Travco'.
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  • Posted: 14-03-2007 , 13:13 GMT Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Mar 14 6:23 AM
    A growing number of Indian pharmaceutical companies are looking towards the Middle East health industry to market their products and set up operations, in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Lebanon Jordan and Egypt to name a few.
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  • Egypt shows 1967 'killings' films Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 12 2:14 PM
    Egyptian anger as a controversial Israeli film about the treatment of Egyptian troops in 1967 airs.
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  • Rice to visit Mideast, talks up Saudi peace plan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 5:48 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday she will visit the Middle East next week and spoke favorably of a Saudi peace plan, despite analysts' skepticism that it can work.
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  • Old Mideast peace plan finds support Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 14 5:17 PM
    The United States and Israel offered new support Wednesday for a dormant Arab proposal they hope holds promise for peace among Israel and Arab neighbors and a goad toward resolving the underlying question of a political settlement for the Palestinians.
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  • Rice to Middle East next week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 4:31 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice confirmed Thursday that she would make another trip to the Middle East late next week in her latest bid to revive Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
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  • Egyptian FM demands Israel probe alleged 1967 POW killings Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Mar 14 1:05 AM
    Egypt's foreign minister said on Tuesday he has demanded Israel investigate the alleged killings of Egyptian prisoners of war during the 1967 Six Day War, in comments that appeared to be an attempt to diffuse a public uproar over his earlier remarks which were decried here as too lenient toward Israel.
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  • Judge fines Egypt's president $5000 Open this result in new window
    iafrica.com - Mar 13 5:26 AM
    An Egyptian court has ordered President Hosni Mubarak and his interior minister to pay more than $5000 in compensation to a man jailed for seven years without charge, security and judicial sources said on Tuesday.
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  • Israeli minister urges normal relations Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 3:25 PM
    Israel's foreign minister welcomed a revived Saudi peace plan Wednesday and called on Arab and Muslim leaders to establish ties with the Jewish state without waiting for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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  • Amnesty International Urges Italian Minister to Forward CIA Extradition Requests to U.S. Authorities Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 9:19 AM
    Amnesty International today called on Italian Minister of Justice Clemente Mastella to forward to the U.S. authorities the extradition requests for 26 U.S. citizens, most of them thought to be CIA agents. The requests have been issued against them in connection with the abduction of Muslim Cleric Abu Omar in February 2003 from Italy to Egypt.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Mar 14 5:19 AM
    Loading ... Abu Dhabi, 14 th March 2007: Sunshine Tours, a division of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), signed today an agreement with Travco, a leading travel group based in Egypt, to set up new joint venture named "ADNH Travco".
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  • Activists honoured at Freedom of Expression awards Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 2:49 PM
    A blind Chinese activist, an imprisoned Egyptian weblog writer, an assassinated Arab journalist, a campaigner for equal rights for women with HIV-AIDS and a filmmaker who documented the Israeli pull-out from the Gaza Strip were honoured here Wednesday for their bravery at the 2007 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression awards.
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  • PRESS RELEASE: NOBILIS announces: CLEOPATRA - A Queen's Destiny A New Deep Historical Adventure Open this result in new window
    gamesindustry.biz - Mar 14 3:13 AM
    Lyon, March 12th 2007. Nobilis is proud to present its new production: CLEOPATRA-A queen destiny developed by Kheops Studio. In this adventure game, the player will be plunged in the tormented period of the Antique Egypt.
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  • Egypt slams Washington over rights report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 12:39 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit lashed out at Washington on Saturday over its annual human rights report, which was critical of the situation in Egypt.
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  • Egypt cleric launches website for moderate Islam Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 12:33 PM
    Egypt's top Muslim cleric or mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, has launched a website to give a voice to moderate Islamic religious opinion, Cairo newspapers reported on Saturday.
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  • Science trumping tourism in China's "Valley of Kings" Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 10:12 AM
    A heated debate over whether to excavate one of the 28 imperial tombs dotting the outskirts of China's ancient capital of Xian has resurfaced with a respected economist weighing in on the advantages to the nation of opening the royal grave.
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  • Thai traders urged to tap treasures in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Bangkok Post - Mar 11 11:57 AM
    As one of the world's most popular tourism destinations and a gateway to Africa and the Middle East, Egypt has become an attractive place for Thai businessmen.
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  • Egyptian, Saudi ministers in Jordan for Middle East peace talks Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 13 7:06 PM
    The Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Saudi Arabia are to visit Jordan today for talks with King Abdullah II on means of reviving the stalled Middle East peace process.
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  • Hamden students sending artwork to Egypt Open this result in new window
    New Haven Register - Mar 13 12:11 AM
    HAMDEN Art students at Hamden High School are hoping to put smiles on the faces of orphans thousands of miles away.
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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 - Mar 13 9:55 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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  • Enigmatic extravaganza Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times via Yahoo! India News - Mar 13 1:32 PM
    The ambience was an alluring pictorial from the land of the pharaohs with swaying belly dancers and sonorous Arabic songs. The bash hosted by the Egypt Tourist Authority, at The Metropolitan Nikko, proffered the warm hospitality of the valley of the Nile.
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  • Kingdom to Join ME Talks Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Mar 13 5:19 PM
    RIYADH, 14 March 2007 The next meeting of the international Quartet focusing on the Middle East peace process will include Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates, according to Javier Solana, European Union foreign policy chief.
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  • Court Upholds Prison for Egypt Blogger Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 12 8:00 AM
    Court Upholds 4-Year Sentence on Egyptian Blogger Convicted of Insulting President
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  • Egypt detains more Muslim Brotherhood members Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 13 3:23 AM
    Egyptian police detained a leading member of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood group in nationwide raids, a security official said on Tuesday.
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  • The Middle East's Leading English Language Daily Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Mar 13 5:19 PM
    RIYADH, 14 March 2007 The next meeting of the international Quartet focusing on the Middle East peace process will include Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates, according...
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  • Iran Moves Out of the Isolation Booth Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 14 8:35 AM
    Last weekend's Baghdad talks brought the U.S. and Iran together in the same room. Now Washington must realize that even its moderate Arab allies want to engage Tehran
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    Israel National News - Mar 13 8:05 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Two Israelis accidentally crossed the border with Egypt on Tuesday night. The two entered Egypt near the Nahal Shlomo area. They were found and questioned by Egyptian security forces, and then returned to Israel.
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  • Egypt court rejects appeal from blogger Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Mar 12 11:30 PM
    CAIRO: An Egyptian appeals court yesterday upheld a 4-year jail sentence against a blogger convicted of insulting Islam and President Hosni Mubarak.
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  • Senegal's president pushes for nuclear power plant Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 7:56 AM
    DAKAR, Senegal (Reuters) -- Senegal's newly re-elected President Abdoulaye Wade has contacted foreign experts to advise on building a nuclear power plant, part of an ambitious program to develop the country's creaking infrastructure.
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  • Syrian VP: Dialogue with US positive Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Mar 13 7:52 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt - Syria's vice president said Tuesday that dialogue with Washington has gotten off at a positive start, speaking following a weekend meeting that involved US and Syrian officials in Iraq.
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  • Turkey to Launch Oil Exploration Tender Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Mar 14 1:27 PM
    Turkey will launch an international tender for undersea oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, a senior oil official said Wednesday.
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  • Report: Libya to deport Palestinians Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 13 10:25 AM
    Libya is working to deport Palestinians to the Gaza Strip, via Egypt, to avoid their permanent settlement in Libya, a newspaper report said Tuesday.
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  • Egypt minister chides U.S rights report Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 10 3:26 PM
    Egypt's foreign minister Saturday blasted a new U.S. report on human-rights abuses worldwide which cast the Egyptian government in a negative light.
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