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Egypt welcomes Iran's readiness to restore ties (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 18:19:11 GMT

Egypt on Tuesday welcomed a recent statement by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that Tehran was ready to restore full diplomatic ties with Cairo.

Letter From Egypt: Rave (Islamic) reviews for Egyptian theater troupe (International Herald Tribune)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 10:19:36 GMT

The Sanna Sharq theater company in Egypt draws crowds (and endorsement from the Muslim Brotherhood) with its political plays, which include sharp anti-American rhetoric.

Labor unrest spreads in Egypt, but Mubarak is containing Muslim Brotherhood (World Tribune)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 01:13:34 GMT

WASHINGTON — Egypt has been rocked by labor unrest said to have been supported by the Islamic opposition, a report said.

Egypt to celebrate World Environment Day with large-scale campaign (People's Daily)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 02:07:42 GMT

Egypt is launching a large-scale campaign to raise public awareness of environmental protection to celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5, Egyptian Minister of State for Environment Affairs Magid George Ilyas Ghattas told Xinhua on Tuesday.

Iranian president's statement on bilateral ties positive: Egypt's FM (People's Daily)
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Wed, 30 May 2007 01:37:09 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Tuesday said Egypt considered as positive President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's statements on Iran's readiness to restore diplomatic ties with Egypt, the official news agency MENA reported.

Egypt welcomes Iran call for resumption of ties (ArabicNews.com)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 20:06:48 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit has welcomed President Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad's call for resuming bilateral ties, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini had said when asked yesterday about an announcement from Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Egypt's readiness to resume relations with Iran with no precondition.

84 million equivalent barrels in the coming year in Egypt (ArabicNews.com)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 20:05:58 GMT

Egypt's Petroleum Minister Sameh Fahmi said Egyptian-Italian cooperation is a model for economic success and a salient feature in the bilateral relationship.

The High Dam protects Egypt's water rights (ArabicNews.com)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 20:05:37 GMT

Egypt's Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mahmoud Abu-Zeid confirmed in a press conference on Sunday that Egypt's situation concerning water share negotiation with the Nile Basin countries is the strongest.

Arab League, Egypt voice concern over Sudan sanctions (Middle East Times)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 17:46:36 GMT

CAIRO -- The Arab League and Egypt both said Tuesday they were concerned about new sanctions imposed on Sudan by US President George W. Bush because of the violence in Darfur.

CAF Africa Cup of Nations Four uncapped players named in Egypt squad (FIFA)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 14:28:55 GMT

Ismaili striker Mohamed Fadl could make his Egypt debut in Sunday's CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group 2 qualifier against Mauritania in Nouakchott.