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  • Egypt MPs threaten to review Israel ties over PoW row Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 6:42 AM
    An influential parliamentary panel in Egypt on Tuesday threatened to review ties with Israel, as the Jewish state played down a report that Egyptian prisoners were executed during the 1967 Middle East war.
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  • Egypt asks Israel to probe alleged 1967 killings Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 5:14 AM
    Egypt called on Israel on Tuesday to investigate charges that Israeli troops led by Israel's current infrastructure minister may have killed Egyptian prisoners of war in 1967.
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  • EU, Egypt sign 558m reform package Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Mar 06 12:04 PM
    Egypt and the European Union on Tuesday launched a reform package that Brussels hopes will push the country towards democratisation despite a recent crackdown by Egyptian authorities on opposition members and concerns about the governments will to carry out political changes.
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  • Only in Egypt! Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 06 3:29 PM
    CAIRO -- A regularly updated collection of weird and whacky news items from Egypt. Barking up the wrong tree?
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  • Egypt demands Israeli probe into report of 1967 prisoner killings Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 06 1:22 PM
    An influential parliamentary panel in Egypt on Tuesday threatened to review ties with Israel, as the Jewish state played down a report that Egyptian prisoners were executed during the 1967 war. Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, during talks with her Egyptian counterpart Ahmad Abou al-Gheit, promised to watch an Israeli documentary which Egyptian and Israeli.
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  • Egypt, EU launch $730 million aid for reform plan Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 06 8:36 AM
    Source: Reuters By David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS, March 6 (Reuters) - The European Union and Egypt launched an ambitious plan on Tuesday under which the EU will provide aid of 558 million euros ($732 million) to ...
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  • Israeli minister postpones Egypt visit Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 05 10:49 AM
    An Israeli Cabinet minister who commanded an army unit during the 1967 Middle East War on Monday postponed a visit to Egypt following allegations there that soldiers under his command killed unarmed Egyptian prisoners.
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  • EU OKs EUR558 Million In Aid To Egypt Meant To Increase Cooperation Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 06 6:24 AM
    BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Union Tuesday approved a EUR558 million, three year financial aid plan for Egypt.
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  • Israeli official delays Egypt trip after allegations of war crimes Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Mar 06 1:13 AM
    JERUSALEM -- An Israeli Cabinet minister who commanded an army unit during the 1967 Middle East War yesterday postponed a visit to Egypt following allegations there that soldiers under his command killed unarmed Egyptian prisoners.
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  • Egypt, EU launch $730 million aid for reform plan Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Mar 06 8:47 AM
    BRUSSELS - The European Union and Egypt launched an ambitious plan on Tuesday under which the EU will provide aid of 558 million euros ($732 million) to encourage political, economic and social reform in Egypt.
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  • Storm brews between Israel and Egypt over PoW killing claims Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 05 5:01 AM
    A major diplomatic row threatened to erupt between Israel and Egypt on Monday over claims that a crack Israeli unit killed Egyptian prisoners during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
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  • In Egypt, remnant carries on rich fabric of Jewish tradition Open this result in new window
    JTA - Mar 05 7:53 PM
    Ben Gaon, vice president of the Jewish community of Alexandria, Egypt, sits in his office under a photo of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the community´s headquarters Sept. 18, 2006.
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  • Egypt anger over 1967 'massacre' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 05 6:36 AM
    An Israeli minister postpones a trip to Egypt, amid media reports his army unit killed 250 Egyptian POWs in 1967.
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  • Israel-Egypt storm brews over PoWs Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Mar 05 10:56 PM
    JERUSALEM: A major diplomatic row threatened to erupt between Israel and Egypt yesterday over claims that a crack Israeli unit killed Egyptian prisoners during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
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  • Egypt's bloggers test state media control Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Mar 05 10:04 PM
    Blogging in Egypt has become a dangerous past-time as authorities react to the scrutiny of an online public.
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  • Ben-Eliezer Postpones Egypt Trip Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Mar 05 4:24 PM
    JERUSALEM, 6 March 2007 An Israeli Cabinet minister has put off a trip to Egypt, where public outrage has flared over media charges that a unit he led in the 1967 Middle East war may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers, an aide said yesterday.
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  • Egypt riled by film's POW massacre claim Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 06 11:40 AM
    An Israeli documentary film that claims Israeli forces killed 250 Egyptian prisoners in Sinai in 1967's Six Day War is straining Egyptian-Israeli ...
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  • In Egypt's 2005 elections some judges risked their careers speaking out against electoral practices [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Mar 05 10:29 AM
    New amendments to Egypt's constitution, could make it almost impossible for Islamic groups, representing the country's largest opposition wave, to seek presidency.
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  • Egypt to deport six Chinese illegal migrants Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 05 1:07 PM
    Egyptian authorities have ordered the deportation of six Chinese caught trying to cross into Israel illegally in search of work, a security source said Monday. The six Chinese were arrested last week by border police as they tried to cross into Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula with the help of local bedouins, the source said.
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  • Egypt outrage at war claims Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Mar 05 8:44 AM
    CAIRO - Egypt summoned Israel's envoy to Cairo after Israeli media alleged the Israeli Army may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers at the end of the 1967 Middle East War.
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  • Egypt's bloggers test state media control Open this result in new window
    ZDNet - Mar 04 6:24 PM
    Bloggers come into the spotlight in Egypt as a force in political debate and as a target of government attempts to limit expression.
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  • Israel minister delays Egypt trip in war crime row Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 05 6:21 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds comment from film-maker, foreign ministry) By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Feb 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli cabinet minister has put off a trip to Egypt, where public outrage has flared over media ...
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  • Israel minister delays Egypt trip in war crime row Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News - Mar 05 2:52 AM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli cabinet minister has postponed a trip to Egypt, where media allegations that a unit he led in the 1967 Middle East war may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers stirred public outrage, an aide said on Monday.
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  • Israel minister delays Egypt trip in war crime row Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Mar 05 6:58 AM
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli cabinet minister has put off a trip to Egypt, where public outrage has flared over media charges that a unit he led in the 1967 Middle East war may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers, an aide said on Monday.
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  • Egypt riled by film's POW massacre claim Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Mar 06 11:41 AM
    An Israeli documentary film that claims Israeli forces killed 250 Egyptian prisoners in Sinai in 1967's Six Day War is straining Egyptian-Israeli relations.
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  • Israel minister delays Egypt trip in war crime row Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 05 3:06 AM
    Source: Reuters By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Feb 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli cabinet minister has postponed a trip to Egypt, where media allegations that a unit he led in the 1967 Middle East war may have killed 250 ...
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  • Israeli minister postpones Egypt visit over war crimes allegations Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 05 12:10 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli cabinet minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer has postponed a planned visit to Egypt in light of allegations that an army unit under his command killed unarmed Egyptian prisoners captured during the 1967 Middle East War, an aide said Monday.
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  • Storm brewing between Israel, Egypt over PoWs Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 05 1:35 AM
    JERUSALEM -- A diplomatic row threatened to erupt between Israel and Egypt Monday over claims that an Israeli unit had killed Egyptian prisoners of war during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
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  • First Human Avian Flu Case in Laos, More in China, Egypt Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Mar 05 8:09 AM
    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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  • Top Rated: Lake Egypt water rated state's best Open this result in new window
    The Southern Illinoisan - Mar 06 5:17 PM
    People don't generally spend much time thinking about their drinking water at home. When they do, cleanliness is generally the first concern. Taste comes in a close second.
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  • Egypt, Israel in prisoner row Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - Mar 05 5:34 AM
    JERUSALEM - A major diplomatic row has threatened to erupt between Israel and Egypt over claims that a crack Israeli unit killed Egyptian prisoners during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
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  • Israeli minister calls off visit to Egypt amid PoW storm Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Mar 05 1:13 AM
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli minister on Monday called off a planned visit to Egypt amid a storm over claims that a unit he commanded had killed Egyptian prisoners of war in the June 1967 Six Day war, his office said.
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  • Egypt's bloggers test the limits Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Mar 05 12:49 AM
    The focus in Egypt has again shifted to its bloggers who are an important forum for political debate, but whose freedom of expression is limited by the government.
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  • Ben-Eliezer cancels Egypt visit amid row over 1967 war charges Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Mar 05 12:26 AM
    Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer has cancelled his scheduled visit to Egypt in the wake of a row over media reports - denied by Ben-Eliezer - that during the 1967 Six-Day War, troops under his command executed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers.
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  • Egypt's economy to grow Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 04 10:09 PM
    Egypt's economy should grow strongly this year, but its public debt burden is a major threat to fiscal stability, reported Reuters. EFG-Hermes expects the economy to grow 6.2% during the fiscal year which ends in June and predicts a 1% rise to 7.2% by 2008-9.
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  • Arab states to be invited to Quartet meet Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 06 12:53 PM
    Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan will be invited to participate in the Quartet's next meeting, a senior European Union official said. The Egyptian State ...
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  • Egypt: Highlanders Hold Ahly, Nasarawa Trash Ports Authority Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 05 12:36 AM
    Ahly of Egypt began their defence of their African Champions League title with a surprise 0-0 draw against Highlanders in Zimbabwe on Sunday while Nigeria's Nasarawa United thrashed visitors Ports Authority of Gambia 3-0.
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  • Israeli minister told to cancel Egypt visit over POW scandal Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Mar 05 12:40 AM
    Tel Aviv- Egypt told a senior Israeli minister to call off a planned visit to Cairo after a documentary broadcast in Israel last week caused outrage in the Egyptian parliament, Israeli newspapers reported Monday. In the documentary, several former Is...
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  • Egypt summons Israeli ambassador to protest prisoner killings in 1967 Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 04 5:14 PM
    Egypt summoned Israeli ambassador on Sunday to protest against Israeli television airing a documentary of Israeli killing of Egyptian prisoners of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
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  • Amlak moves on Egypt Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 06 4:23 AM
    UAE-based home finance lender Amlak Finance is set to tap the growing Egyptian real estate market by opening a subsidiary there.
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  • Egypt summons Israel envoy over doco Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Mar 04 12:14 PM
    Egypt summoned Israel's envoy to Cairo on Sunday after Israeli media allegations that the Israeli army may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers at the end of the 1967 Middle East war.
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  • Automation Technology Egypt 2007 Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 06 1:24 PM
    This exhibition focuses on robotics and automation, instrumentation and process, electrical and electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics, international industrial control and automation technology.
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  • Egypt's bloggers test state control Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Mar 05 7:26 PM
    Egyptian bloggers have come into the spotlight as a forum for political debate and as the target of government attempts to limit their freedom of expression.
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  • Egypt summons Israel envoy over alleged 1967 killings Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 04 10:50 AM
    Source: Reuters By Abdel Sattar Hatita CAIRO, March 4 (Reuters) - Egypt summoned Israel's envoy to Cairo on Sunday after Israeli media allegations that the Israeli army may have killed 250 captured Egyptian ...
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  • Egypt's bloggers test state media control Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 04 9:32 PM
    Egyptian bloggers have come into the spotlight, on the one hand as an important forum for political debate, on the other as the target of government attempts to limit their freedom of expression.
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  • Egypt summons Israeli envoy over 1967 killings Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Mar 04 1:34 PM
    Egypt has summoned Israel's envoy to Cairo to clarify allegations in the Israeli media that the army may have killed Egyptian prisoners of war in the aftermath of the 1967 Middle East war.
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  • Current Issue: Open this result in new window
    Daily Sundial - 4 minutes ago
    The greyhound has a long history of being used as racing animals, dating back to ancient Egypt. Greyhound racing is still a popular sport today, with racetracks around the country being run similarly to horse racetracks. The lives of dogs in the races are very limited.
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  • Current Issue: Open this result in new window
    Daily Sundial - 8 minutes ago
    Thousands of women undergo female genital mutilation as a cultural tradition in countries such as Sudan, Egypt and Somalia, leaving women in pain and without sexual pleasure.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    5th March, Cairo, Egypt: Amlak Finance Amlak Finance , the largest publicly listed Islamic finance company and pioneer in home finance in the UAE, today announced its further international expansion schedule with the launch of Amlak Finance Amlak Finance and Real Estate Investment in Egypt which offers competitve Islamic home finance products available for the first time in the Egyptian market.
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  • Egypt summons Israel envoy over alleged 1967 killings Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Mar 04 11:33 AM
    CAIRO: Egypt summoned Israel's envoy to Cairo today after Israeli media allegations that the Israeli army may have killed 250 captured Egyptian soldiers at the end of the 1967 Middle East war.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    An influential parliamentary panel in Egypt on Tuesday threatened to review ties with Israel, as the Jewish state played down a report that Egyptian prisoners were executed during the 1967 war.
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  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to take part in Quartet 's meeting In Cairo Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:53 AM
    Copyright & other notices Copyright © 1995-2003 Arabic News.com, All Rights Reserved. Send comments & suggestions to the webmaster . ArabicNews.com and ArabicNews are trademarks of ArabicNews.com
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  • Egypt's TV presenter reluctant to return home over safety concerns Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Mar 04 1:48 PM
    Dubai: With dust yet to settle over her latest controversy, Egypt's most famed TV presenter who recently fled to the UK is reluctant to return home over concerns about her safety, a British newspaper reported yesterday.
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  • Charity Repatriates 22 Saudi Families Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Mar 06 4:22 PM
    JEDDAH, 7 March 2007 The Awasser Charity Society succeeded to bring 22 Saudi families back home from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Sweden, according to a local newspaper.
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  • Palestinians wait inside a bus, some are returning to the Rafah crossing for a fifth time [Reuters] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Mar 06 12:29 PM
    The Rafah crossing that allows the people of Gaza out into Egypt has reopened for the first time in three weeks.
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  • Egypt trip "spectacular" for Brick woman Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Mar 04 7:55 AM
    SEEING THE GREAT PYRAMID was just one of the highlights of a trip to Egypt for Mary Martin of Brick. "Egyptians were friendly everywhere, as we visited monuments and tombs. A special event was having dinner at the home of an Egyptian family," Martin writes about a 15-day group tour that included stops in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and a Nile River cruise. "Our security escorts made us feel like ...
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  • Hotlinks Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Mar 06 3:45 PM
    RAFAH, GAZA STRIP - Palestinians wait to pass through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt after it was reopened on March 6, 2007 in the southern Gaza Strip.
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  • Hoss: Local deal won't survive without regional accord Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 06 1:30 PM
    Former Premier Salim Hoss said Tuesday that any solution to the political deadlock in Lebanon would not "live on" unless it was coupled with "a sort of accord between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, on one hand, and Syria and Iran on the other." Hoss was giving a lecture, entitled "The Arab Political Situation from a Lebanese Perspective.
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  • Today's Headlines: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:42 AM
    We are looking for sales & marketing representatives in different countries. Apply now! Egypt Bourse grew 1,380% in four years 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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  • Mubarak receives Amin Gemayel Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:52 AM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak received former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel who said following the meeting yesterday that they discussed a wide array of Arab issues mainly the Palestinian Cause, the situation in Iraq, the Lebanese crisis and a number of related issues.
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  • Egyptian Journalists fined, spared prison, for insulting the president Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:44 AM
    Mubarak receives a message from Bashir Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak exerts great effort to tackle the issue of Darfur where Sharm El-Sheikh yesterday witnessed intensive diplomatic activity by Mubarak where he received Moustafa Othman Ismail, the Advisor to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
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  • Mubarak receives a message from Bashir Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:48 AM
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak exerts great effort to tackle the issue of Darfur where Sharm El-Sheikh yesterday witnessed intensive diplomatic activity by Mubarak where he received Moustafa Othman Ismail, the Advisor to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
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  • Rwanda: Was Kagame's Call On the Nile Waters Crisis Understood? Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 06 7:27 AM
    All countries sharing River Nile with the exception of Egypt and Sudan, which states happen to be the only beneficiaries according to the 1929 and 1959 agreements, are demanding equitable utilisation of the waters for different projects.
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  • Deng: A real-life globetrotter making it in the NBA Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    For Chicago's Luol Deng, it took a visit from countryman Manute Bol, some tutoring from an older brother and a move to London after his father was granted political asylum to start him down an unlikely path to the NBA.
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  • Egypt's grand mufti: Hymen not "rational" proof of virginity Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - Mar 05 4:46 PM
    "Islam does not care for the feelings of ignorant people," says an Egyptian sheik.
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  • Maliki: All invitees will attend Baghdad meeting of Iraq neighbors Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:48 AM
    Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Sunday that countries invited to the Baghdad meeting of Iraq's neighbors, including Iran, as well as the US and other UN Security Council permanent members plus Egypt and Bahrain, will attend the regional and international meeting on Iraq.
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  • Maliki: All invitees will attend Baghdad meeting of Iraq neighbors Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:44 AM
    Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said yesterday that countries invited to the Baghdad meeting of Iraq's neighbors, including Iran, as well as the US and other UN Security Council permanent members plus Egypt and Bahrain, will attend the regional and international meeting on Iraq.
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  • Hamas urges Arab nations to cut ties with Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 06 6:14 AM
    The Islamic Resistance Movement ( Hamas) on Tuesday called on Arab nations, especially Egypt, to cut ties with Israel following reports that Israel may have killed hundreds of Egyptian prisoners in 1967 war.
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  • Draft amendments would take poll oversight away from Egypt's judges Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 05 1:07 PM
    Draft constitutional amendments published in an Egyptian newspaper on Monday would abolish judicial supervision of elections and make it almost impossible for the opposition Muslim Brotherhood to seek the presidency. The text of the draft, published in the independent newspaper Al-Masri Al-Yawm.
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  • Iraqis Being Processed for Refugee Status Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Department of State - Mar 06 4:26 PM
    Processing of Iraqi refugees for resettlement already has begun, the State Department's top refugee policy official says. Ellen Sauerbrey, assistant secretary of state for population, refugees, and migration, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered about 80,000 displaced Iraqis, including in Syria, Jordan, Turkey and Egypt.  Sauerbrey tells USINFO the United ...
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  • Egyptian uproar delays Israeli visit Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 05 1:38 PM
    An Israeli minister postponed a trip to Egypt following allegations that he commanded soldiers who killed Egyptian prisoners of war. Infrastructure ...
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  • Egypt, Iraq highlight importance of upcoming Baghdad meeting Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 03 10:14 PM
    Egypt and Iraq Saturday highlighted the importance of an upcoming Baghdad meeting of Iraq's neighboring countries scheduled on March 10.
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  • State Dept. Human Rights Report Faults China's Curbs on Internet Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    China is at the top of a list of countries blocking Internet access, and Russia and Venezuela have shown serious regression in several areas, mainly in centralizing power in the executive branch, according to State Department officials who released the department's annual human rights report...
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  • Spring break takes students overseas Open this result in new window
    The Lantern - Mar 06 6:19 AM
    Some will tour the pyramids in Egypt. Others will build playgrounds in Ecuador or visit William Shakespeare's hometown.
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  • Best Affirms Al Chark Ratings Open this result in new window
    Insurance Journal - Mar 06 3:12 AM
    A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of "B++" (Good) and the issuer credit rating of "bbb" of Egypt's Al Chark Insurance Company with a stable outlook. "The ratings reflect Al C
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  • Best Affirms Misr Ratings; Outlook Revised to Negative Open this result in new window
    Insurance Journal - Mar 06 3:13 AM
    A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of "A-" (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating "a-" of Egypt's Misr Insurance Company. However, Best also revised its ratings outlook to nega
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  • Egypt pledges not to harm Turkeys interests in the Med Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Mar 05 9:31 AM
    Turkish FM Gül urges national reconciliation on the future of Kirkuk while calling on Arab leaders to assist in Iraq, saying, Today is the day when we will show solidarity with Iraq.
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  • Egypt to deport six Chinese for trying to cross to Israel Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Mar 05 4:19 AM
    CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have ordered the deportation of six Chinese caught trying to cross into Israel illegally in search of work, a security source said on Monday.
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  • Amlak launch Islamic home finance for Egyptian market Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 06 1:38 AM
    Amlak Finance, the largest publicly listed Islamic finance company and pioneer in home finance in the UAE, announced its further international expansion schedule with the launch of Amlak Finance and Real Estate Investment in Egypt which offers competitve Islamic home finance products available for the first time in the Egyptian market.
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  • Egypt's antiquities chief urges ban over Al-Aqsa work Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 05 1:09 PM
    The powerful head of Egyptian antiquities called for a boycott of any foreign archaeological teams working with Israel on excavations in East Jerusalem at an emergency meeting of Arab antiquities authorities on Sunday. "We must take steps to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the heritage and monuments of Jerusalem," said Zahi Hawass.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Mar 06 3:17 AM
    Egypt's banking sector is set to become hotly competitive in 2007. Strong international and regional banks that have entered the market in the past two years are aggressively hunting for market share in what observers are calling a very "new and lucrative" market.
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  • Amlak Launch Islamic Home Finance for Egyptian Market Open this result in new window
    Mena Report - Mar 06 1:13 AM
    Amlak Finance, the largest publicly listed Islamic finance company and pioneer in home finance in the UAE, today announced its further international expansion schedule with the launch of Amlak Finance and Real Estate Investment in Egypt which offers competitve Islamic home finance products available for the first time in the Egyptian market.
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  • Egyptian Tourism Authority launches second phase of Egypt's international tourism website Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Mar 05 5:08 AM
    The Egyptian Tourism Authority has unveiled a host of innovative new features on its international website www.egypt.travel.
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  • Arutz 7 TV Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Mar 06 4:55 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Egypt is alleging that Israel killed its prisoners of war captured in the 1967 Six Day War and has asked the government to investigate the matter.
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  • Meanwhile: Updating the Seven Wonders of the World Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 06 10:31 AM
    A Swiss-Canadian filmmaker is conducting an Internet vote to update the Seven Wonders of the World list.
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  • egypt, european union: A half-billion euro aid package Open this result in new window
    Monday Morning - Mar 05 9:02 AM
    The 558-million-euro (735-million-dollar) package over three years, which includes 58 million euros (76 million dollars) in interest rate subsidies, is part of the European Neighborhood Policy, which offers economic and social benefits for countries beyond the EUs borders.
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  • Middle East Business Information Open this result in new window
    Zawya - Mar 06 1:32 AM
    5th March, Cairo, Egypt: Amlak Finance, the largest publicly listed Islamic finance company and pioneer in home finance in the UAE, today announced its further international expansion schedule with the launch of Amlak Finance and Real Estate Investment in Egypt which offers competitve Islamic home finance products available for the first time in the Egyptian market.
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  • U.S. admits own rights issues, critical of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 1:22 PM
    In a rare admission, the United States said on Tuesday its own human rights record was in question in an annual report that criticized Iraq for its death squads with government links, kidnapping and torture.
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  • Somalia: Egypt And Somalia Foreign Ministers Discuss Somalia Crises Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Mar 05 3:14 AM
    Egyptian foreign minister, Ahmed Abul Gheyt, has had talks with his Somalia counterpart, Ismail Hurra Buba, in the Egyptian capital Cairo over how to develop and reconstruct war-torn country, Somalia.
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  • News from around the web: Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Mar 06 9:45 AM
    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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  • Egypt antiquities chief urges Israel boycott Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Mar 05 12:27 AM
    CAIRO -- The powerful head of Egyptian antiquities called for a boycott of any foreign archaeological teams working with Israel on excavations in East Jerusalem at an emergency meeting of Arab antiquities authorities Sunday.
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  • U.S.: Darfur genocide worst rights abuse Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 11:54 AM
    Fledgling U.S.-backed democracies in Afghanistan and Iraq are failing to protect human rights, the State Department said Tuesday, despite huge flows of American aid to improve conditions after the ousters of the Taliban and Saddam Hussein.
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  • Bloggers driving change in Egypt Open this result in new window
    Silicon.com - Mar 05 12:49 AM
    "The time when they thought they had control over everything has come to an end"
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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 05 10:06 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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  • Art notes Museum offers a late, last glimpse of 'Egypt' Open this result in new window
    The Oregonian - Mar 05 12:15 AM
    The big news at the Portland Art Museum is last week's controversial firing of Bill Mercer. The museum's longtime curator of Native American art spent 10 years developing one of the nation's best collections, creating important connections with Northwest tribes and native artists along the way.
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  • Kenyan orphans get help from Silverthorne Open this result in new window
    Vail Daily - Mar 05 5:53 PM
    SUMMIT COUNTY - Every day hungry, love-starved orphans live and die on the streets of Misiri, Kenya - a name that means "Egypt" in Swahili.
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  • Security, defense help states international exports grow Open this result in new window
    The Daily Record - Mar 05 4:16 PM
    While Maryland has seen international exports grow across the board, exports to Egypt have jumped more than 900 percent since 2000, according to the states Department of Business and Economic Development.
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  • Despite signs of thaw, US slams North Korea, Iran in human rights report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 9:38 AM
    Despite recent US moves to engage diplomatically with North Korea and Iran, the US on Tuesday assailed the two nations as among the world's worst human rights violators in an annual report that faulted friend and foe alike.
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  • Darfur crisis tops U.S. list of world's worst abuses Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 06 9:18 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The continuing genocide in Sudan's troubled Darfur region was the world's worst human rights abuse last year, the United States said Tuesday in a global report that found freedoms eroding in numerous other nations, including U.S. allies Afghanistan and Iraq.
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  • Melrose places seven million new shares Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Mar 05 5:02 PM
    MELROSE Resources, the Aberdeen-based oil independent, yesterday placed seven million new shares in the company to fund oil drilling projects in Egypt, Texas and Bulgaria.
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