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US denies Mideast Quartet to meet in Egypt next week (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 16:40:18 GMT

The US State Department denied suggestions Tuesday that major power mediators for Middle East peace would meet next week in Egypt on the sidelines of a conference on Iraq's security.

Mideast Quartet likely to meet in Egypt in May (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 15:08:38 GMT

The major powers mediators for Middle East peace are expected to meet in Egypt early next month, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Tuesday.

Roundup: Iraqi PM obtains strong support during visit in Egypt (People's Daily)
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Wed, 25 Apr 2007 01:51:13 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al- Maliki continued his regional tour to Kuwait on Tuesday after wrapping up a two-day visit here during which he received Egypt's strong commitment to Iraq's peace and stability.

Egypt and Sudan strengthen scientific ties (SciDev.net)
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Wed, 25 Apr 2007 01:10:21 GMT

Sudan will cooperate on science and technology with Egypt and is increasing scientific ties with other Arab and African countries. The countries signed the agreement at a meeting of the Joint Higher Sudan-Egypt Committee in Khartoum, Sudan (18-19 April).

Kuwaiti company wins 50 percent of an oil field in Egypt (People's Daily)
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Wed, 25 Apr 2007 01:05:28 GMT

Kuwait's World Oil and Environment Company has won 50 percent of Egypt's Kom Ombo oil field exploration and production concession, the official KUNA news agency reported Tuesday.

Egypt's Pro-Israel Spy Trials Raise Questions (Voice of America)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 15:01:26 GMT

Earlier this week an Egyptian court sentenced an Egyptian Canadian man to 15 years in prison for spying on behalf of Israel. In the same week, Egyptian authorities charged another man with giving Israel confidential reports on Egypt's nuclear program.

Egypt's Bow to Unions Stalls State Asset Sales, Investing Boom (Bloomberg.com)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 03:37:54 GMT

April 24 (Bloomberg) -- Mahmoud Abdel Latif, who was appointed chairman of Egypt's Bank of Alexandria SAE in September 2002, says he knew as soon as he walked in the door of the main branch that he had a big job ahead. The paint on the walls was peeling, and the offices had an unsavory smell.

Dow Expands Operations in Egypt to Meet Growing Customer Demand, New Facility to Serve the Middle East, Indian and ... (ChemPoint)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 22:24:49 GMT

DUBAI, UAE, April 19, 2007 -- The Dow Chemical Company, the world’s leading science and technology company, opened a new polyurethane systems market development and prototyping laboratory in Egypt.

Human Bird Flu Deaths Reported in Egypt, Cambodia (U.S. Department of State)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 21:07:44 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirms two new human cases of the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of avian influenza in Egypt and another case in Cambodia, and Indonesia’s failure to resume providing potential H5N1 virus samples despite a March 27 agreement to do so. Withholding viruses from WHO collaborating centers poses a threat to global public health security and the ongoing risk ...

Rocket attacks give Israel excuse to attack-Egypt (AlertNet)
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 12:50:18 GMT

Source: Reuters CAIRO, April 24 (Reuters) - Egypt on Tuesday condemned Israeli forces for killing nine Palestinians and also called on the Palestinians to refrain from firing rockets into Israel, saying that would ...