Egypt on Sunday said it aimed to retrieve a 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti from Germany for the opening of a history museum near the Great Pyramids in 2012, despite Berlin's resistance.
Egypt's foreign minister and intelligence chief are heading to Khartoum to bolster efforts to diffuse the mounting crisis in Sudan's Darfur region, the government announced on Sunday.
Egypt made a strong commitment Sunday to its support to restore peace and stability in the war- torn country Iraq as Iraqi Prime Minster Nouri al-Maliki paid an official visit to Egypt.
CAIRO, Egypt Iraq's prime minister is getting a strong endorsement from Egypt, as he starts a tour of Arab nations in search of support for his government.
Egypt pressed Iraq at talks on Sunday to work harder to secure reconciliation between the country's various groups and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said relations with Egypt should be better.
Canada urged Egypt Saturday to allow a Canadian citizen to appeal his 15-year prison sentence for spying for Israel, saying it was concerned about allegations he was tortured.
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will begin a regional tour on Sunday to drum up support for next month's international conference in Egypt aimed at quelling the raging bloodshed in Iraq.
A Canadian citizen born in Egypt has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cairo for allegedly spying for Israel.
CAIRO April 22 (UPI) -- A Canadian citizen born in Egypt has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cairo for allegedly spying for Israel. Three men Egypt claims are agents of the Mossad, Israel's Secret Service, were sentenced in absentia as well Saturday, KUNA, the Kuwait News Agency, reports.
CAIRO, Egypt (Reuters) -- An Egyptian court convicted an Egyptian-Canadian dual citizen on Saturday of spying for Israel and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, and three Israelis tried in absentia were also found guilty, witnesses said.