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Egypt threatens German ban in Nefertiti row (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 18:43:08 GMT

Egypt on Sunday threatened to ban future displays of its ancient artifacts in Germany if Berlin refuses to return a 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti for a temporary exhibition.

Egypt beefs up security after regional attacks (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 18:40:22 GMT

Egypt has beefed up security, especially in tourist areas, after Algeria and Morocco were rocked by a string of suicide bomb attacks, a security source said Sunday.

Egypt call off Kuwait friendly (BBC News)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 14:40:24 GMT

Egypt call off their planned international friendly against Kuwait scheduled for Monday.

Egypt says never to organize antiquity display in Germany without return of Nefertiti bust (People's Daily)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 01:37:14 GMT

Egypt Sunday said it will never hold any antiquity exhibition in Germany in the future unless Germany temporarily returns the bust of ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, the official news agency MENA reported.

Two foreign tourists die separately in Egypt (People's Daily)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 01:37:23 GMT

Two foreign tourists, one German and the other Polish, died in two separate accidents in Egypt on Sunday, the official MENA news agency reported.

Muslim Brotherhood to Run in Elections for Egypt's Upper House of Parliament (Reading Eagle)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 03:49:44 GMT

CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt's largest opposition group, The Muslim Brotherhood, will field 20 candidates in June elections for the upper house of parliament, a leading member said Sunday.

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.

14th Human Dies Of Bird Flu In Egypt (Medical News Today)
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 21:14:48 GMT

The Ministry of Health, Egypt, has confirmed that a 15-year-old girl died of bird flu infection on 10th April. The girl had developed bird flu like symptoms on 30th March and was hospitalized on 5th April - she was from Cairo Governate. So far, 34 humans have become infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus strain in Egypt, of which 14 have died. [click link for full article]

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.