Egypt wants an international conference on Iraq this week to call for a three-month cease-fire between Iraqi forces and insurgents, according to a draft resolution. But Iraq strongly objected to the idea on Monday.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaves Washington late Tuesday for Egypt and two critical international meetings on Iraq's future, to be attended by, among others Iran and Syria. U.S. officials do not rule out interaction between Rice and her Iranian and Syrian counterparts.
Egypt wants an international conference on Iraq this week to call for a three-month cease-fire between Iraqi forces and insurgents, according to a draft resolution.
Foreign ministers from some 36 countries have confirmed to attend a conference on the International Compact with Iraq (ICI) due to be held in Egypt's Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported on Monday.
Egypt said Sunday it would seek the temporary return of some of its most precious artifacts from museums abroad, including the Rosetta Stone and a bust of Nefertiti.
The May 3 launch of the International Compact with Iraq (ICI) and the May 4 Expanded Ministerial Conference of the Neighbors of Iraq in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, are intended to facilitate Iraq’s dialogue and better economic and political integration with its neighbors, a senior State Department official says. “We see both of these meetings as mirror images of each other. They are efforts to build ...
Egypt is a land of tombs and temples in various stages of disrepair, but none is more evocative than one of the most badly ruined - the toppled statue of Ramses II in his massive temple, the Ramesseum, between Luxor and the Valley of the Kings.
Velosi Limited has been awarded an interim contract by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. ("Shell Nigeria"). Velosi has also been awarded a two-year contract, with an option to extend a further year, with Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company to service BP in Egypt.
Etisalat will soft launch Egypt's third mobile phone network on May 1, making it the first operator to launch 3G in the populous North African country.
Egypt said Sunday it would seek the temporary return of some of its most precious artifacts from museums abroad, including the Rosetta Stone...