US Vice President Dick Cheney continued his Middle East tour with a lightning stop in Egypt on Sunday for talks with President Hosni Mubarak on helping Iraq and curbing Iran's rising influence.
Egypt on Sunday denied there were any plans to build a causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Sharm el-Sheikh, saying such a project would be bad for tourism in the popular the Red Sea resort.
RALEIGH - As it turns out, movers and shakers in ancient Egypt had a lot in common with their counterparts in the modern world.
US Vice President Dick Cheney makes a lightning visit to Egypt on Sunday for talks with President Hosni Mubarak expected to focus on helping Iraq and curbing Iran's rising influence.
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has denied that there are plans to build a 50 kilometre causeway linking Saudi Arabia with the resort of Sharm El Sheikh, according to agency reports. Mubarak said such a plan would damage tourism in the resort and would also be a security threat.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said reports on Egypt's decision to drop Iraqi debts were inaccurate, the official news agency MENA reported on Sunday.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said reports on building a giant bridge between Egypt and Saudi Arabia were "mere rumors," the official news agency MENA reported on Sunday.
Vice President Dick Cheney is in Egypt Sunday for talks expected to focus on helping Iraq. Cheney arrived from an overnight stay at the Jordanian Red Sea resort of Aqaba after a stop in Saudi Arabia Saturday.
CAIRO, May 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's Al Ahli continued their centenary year celebrations with a record-breaking 32nd Egyptian premier league title as they beat Al Gaish 2-0 on Sunday.
Cairo: Egypt yesterday denied there were any plans to build a causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Sharm Al Shaikh, saying such a project would be bad for tourism in the popular Red Sea resort.