Egypt is to play host to Palestinian factions on Sunday, in a bid to cement a fragile ceasefire between President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah group and the Islamist Hamas group, the official MENA agency reported.
Rights groups on Saturday called on Egypt to fulfill pledges to improve its domestic record following its election to the United Nations top rights body.
Egypt is making fresh contacts with Palestinian factions in efforts to stop their infighting and renew their ceasefire with Israel, the official MENA news agency reported Saturday.
ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), plans to acquire Royal Dutch/Shell's 33 per cent stake in a deepsea gas field off Egypt for 160 million dollars and bring the fuel in liquefied form (LNG) to India.
JEDDAH, 27 May 2007 — Egyptian Tourism Minister Zuhair Garana said that the proposed causeway that would connect Saudi Arabia and Egypt would help double tourism traffic between the two countries. He added that the project is still under consideration but needs more time for feasibility studies.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya has agreed to postpone the execution of an Egyptian man who was due to die on Sunday, after Egypt asked Tripoli to allow more time in that and nine other cases, the Egyptian state news agency MENA said on Saturday.
CAIRO, May 26: Libya has agreed to postpone the execution of an Egyptian man who was due to die tomorrow, after Egypt asked Tripoli to allow more time in that and nine other cases, the Egyptian state news agency MENA said yesterday.
NEW EGYPT -- New Egypt Speedway has canceled its Friday night racing program for the rest of the season. A press release issued by the track said the decision was made after reviewing the low car counts for the Friday races.
Source: Human Rights Watch (Cairo, May 26, 2007) – Following Egypt's election last week to the UN Human Rights Council, the government should immediately fulfill the pledges it made in campaigning for the seat, Human Rights ...
A United Nations military officer from Egypt who was deployed to Sudan?s Darfur region was shot on Friday evening.