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Egypt pours cold water on talk of "negotiations" (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 19:21:53 GMT

Egypt poured cold water on Saturday on speculation that an Arab League working group would start negotiations with Israel on a land-for-peace agreement.


Egypt's Islamists to test new religious prohibition in polls (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 19:16:00 GMT

Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood said on Saturday it will field 20 candidates in upcoming elections for parliament's upper house, despite a new constitutional ban on religious-based political activity.


Egypt cenbank rejects UAE bid for bank: bidder (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 17:39:01 GMT

Egypt's central bank has rejected a sole bid by a consortium led by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for Egypt's National Bank for Development , calling it too low, a member of the group said on Thursday.


Saudi arrested on Egypt-Israel border (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 11:20:36 GMT

Egyptian security forces have arrested a Saudi man trying to get through barbed wire on the Egypt-Israel border east of Sinai, an Egyptian official said on Saturday.


Egypt pours cold water on Arab league (TVNZ)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 04:21:56 GMT

Egypt has poured cold water on speculation that an Arab League working group would start negotiations with Israel on a land-for-peace agreement.


Egypt cenbank rejects UAE bid for bank: bidder (Boston Globe)
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 18:12:25 GMT

Egypt's central bank has rejected a sole bid by a consortium led by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for Egypt's National Bank for Development , calling it too low, a member of the group said on Thursday.


ADIB Egypt bid not yet dead (AME Info)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 04:36:12 GMT

Egypt's Central Bank Deputy Governor Tareq Amer has rebuffed reports his organisation had rejected a bid for the National Development Bank from a UAE based consortium, led by the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, because it was too low, reported Reuters.


Egypt reaps nine golds in African region boxing championship (People's Daily)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 03:29:17 GMT

Egypt on Saturday grabbed nine gold medals in Africa's fifth region boxing championship, the Egyptian MENA news agency reported.


Egypt arrests 10 Muslim Brotherhood members (International Herald Tribune)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 17:49:27 GMT

Police have detained nine members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group as part of Egypt's ongoing campaign against the country's strongest opposition group, a police official and the group said Friday.


Nefertiti Is Too Fragile to Visit Egypt, German Minister Says (Bloomberg.com)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 19:57:40 GMT

April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Queen Nefertiti's bust, a symbol of female power and beauty that has survived more than three millennia, is too fragile to leave Berlin for a trip to Egypt, German Culture Minister Bernd Neumann said.