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UN body asks Egypt to reopen probe into Sudan refugee deaths (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 19:10:16 GMT

A United Nations human rights panel on Friday called on Egypt to reopen an investigation into the deaths of 27 Sudanese refugees who were killed when police stormed their camp in Cairo in 2005.

Egypt aids Sudan, Somalia (AME Info)
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Sat, 28 Apr 2007 03:48:19 GMT

The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed Egypt's donation of more than 250 tonnes of food commodities to war-torn Sudan and Somalia. The donation to Sudan is 130 tonnes of wheat flour, while 60 tonnes of rice, 60 tonnes of wheat flour and three tonnes of vegetable oil will go to Somalia.

Muslim Brothers on trial in Egypt military court (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 26 Apr 2007 17:50:33 GMT

Some 40 members of Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood went on trial at a military court on Thursday, charged with being in a banned organisation and funding terrorism, a judicial source said.

Israel seeks expanded EU role at Gaza-Egypt border (AlertNet)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 12:50:17 GMT

Source: Reuters By Adam Entous JERUSALEM, April 27 (Reuters) - Israel has asked the European Union to expand the powers of its monitors at Gaza's border crossing with Egypt to help prevent militants from bringing ...

Egypt begins military trial of 40 leading Brotherhood Members opens (International Herald Tribune)
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Thu, 26 Apr 2007 15:29:22 GMT

A military trial of 40 top figures from the Muslim Brotherhood on terrorism and money laundering charges began Thursday under heavy secrecy, one of the largest such tribunals in years in a crackdown against Egypt's most powerful opposition political movement.

Dow Expands Operations in Egypt to Meet Growing Customer Demand, New Facility to Serve the Middle East, Indian and ... (ChemPoint)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:25:57 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.

Man hurls grenade at Egypt police (Gulf Times)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 10:02:05 GMT

AL-ARISH, Egypt: A Palestinian man lobbed a grenade at Egyptian police who confronted him near the Gaza border yesterday as he tried to smuggle a suicide bomb belt into Egypt, security sources said.

Egypt police clash with Sinai Bedouins (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 15:42:31 GMT

Egyptian police guarding the Al-Awja crossing in the Sinai peninsula on Friday clashed with local Bedouins seeking entry into Israel, and one officer was wounded during a shootout, security sources said.

Egypt Complains Over German Refusal To Loan Nefertiti (Arts Journal)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 04:20:35 GMT

Germany says it won't lend a 3,400-year-old statue of Queen Nefertiti to Egypt because it is too fragile to travel. Egyptians don't accept the excuse. "We will make the lives of these museums miserable," the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt said.

Palestinian injured in infiltration attempt to Egypt: report (People's Daily)
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Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:38:50 GMT

One of the two Palestinians who tried to infiltrate into Egypt from the Palestinian territories was injured as he threw a bomb at the security agencies, the Egyptian MENA news agency reported on Thursday.