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Egypt bashes U.S. for hypocrisy (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 27 May 2007 23:41:53 GMT

Egypt criticized the U.S. Sunday after four Congress members met with a lawmaker from the banned Muslim Brotherhood, less than two months after House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer met the same politician.

Hamas delegation to travel to Egypt for talks next week: spokesman (People's Daily)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 00:23:46 GMT

A delegation from Hamas movement in Gaza is to travel to Egypt next week to hold talks with the Egyptian government over the situation in the Palestinian territories, a spokesman said on Sunday.

Egypt sends more peacekeepers to Darfur (Independent Online)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 00:03:59 GMT

Egypt has sent extra troops to Sudan's war-torn Darfur region.

OVL gets 33% stake in Shell's Egypt block, to invest $380m (The Times of India)
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Sun, 27 May 2007 19:04:04 GMT

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell has offered state-owned ONGC Videsh Ltd 33% stake in an undersea acreage in Egypt.

Egypt hosts Palestinian factions Sunday (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 26 May 2007 12:24:45 GMT

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.

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Sun, 27 May 2007 13:08:18 GMT

WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Egypt has been rocked by labor unrest said to have been supported by the Islamic opposition, a report said.

ONGC to buy Shell's 33% stake in Egypt gas field (India Daily)
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Sun, 27 May 2007 14:59:43 GMT

ONGC Videsh, the overseas arm of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), plans to acquire Royal Dutch/Shell's 33% stake in a deepsea gas field off Egypt for $160 million and bring the fuel in liquefied form (LNG) to India.

Rights groups call on Egypt to improve domestic record (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 26 May 2007 09:56:42 GMT

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.

Hosseini says Egypt welcomes Iranian call for resumption of ties (Islamic Republic News Agency)
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Sun, 27 May 2007 11:16:25 GMT

Iran - Egypt - Ties - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said here Sunday that Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit has welcomed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's call for resuming bilateral ties.

Fatah team in Egypt for talks (Gulf News)
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Sun, 27 May 2007 09:34:25 GMT

Cairo: Envoys of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' party traveled on Saturday to Egypt for talks with Egyptian officials over the Middle East crisis and ongoing Palestinian infighting, senior Fatah officials said.