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Liberia: Egypt Will Help Train New AFL Soldiers (AllAfrica.com)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 19:07:24 GMT

The Egyptian government has offered military training opportunities to the new Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL). Egypt Ambassador to Liberia, Omar Abded Aziz El Sheimy, said the training will start with first Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel in the new army.

Egypt questions neutrality of Quartet on Israel (AlertNet)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 13:34:23 GMT

Source: Reuters CAIRO, May 31 (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign ministry said on Thursday the neutrality of the Quartet of Middle East mediators was in doubt after it failed to condemn Israeli raids in Gaza and the arrest ...

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Thu, 31 May 2007 11:03:51 GMT

Some of the aura of ancient Egypt will come alive when this ride, Pharoh's Fury, is in action at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church festival running today, tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday at the South Toledo parish. Jon Arreguin prepares the ride.

Egypt terms Quartet statement on Gaza violence as unbalanced (People's Daily)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 14:22:06 GMT

Egypt on Thursday termed a statement by the international Quartet on the current Gaza violence as " unbalanced", saying it is not helpful to quelling violence in the region.

Windsor Hospitality Group Restores Its Embassy Suites Brea, Reviving This Elegant Property's Ancient Egypt-Inspired ... (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 23:43:00 GMT

As Windsor Hospitality Group concludes their well-executed renovation campaign at the Embassy Suites Brea, this property once again revives Ancient Egypt's splendor by staying true to its original motif.

Sino-Egyptian joint oil rigs plant set up in Egypt (Financial Express)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 16:37:11 GMT

AL-EIN AL-SOKHNA, Egypt, May 31 (CEIS): Chinese and Egyptian officials yesterday laid foundation stone for a joint project to manufacture oil drills, which is the first land oil rigs plant in the Middle East region.

Egypt intensifies arrests of Muslim Brotherhood: rights group (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 19:04:23 GMT

The Egyptian government has intensified arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members ahead of elections to the upper house of parliament, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

Crédit Agricole Egypt and Visa International launch first Platinum credit card in Egypt (AME Info)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 07:06:31 GMT

In an effort to cater to the needs of Egypt's expanding base of premium banking clientele, Crédit Agricole Egypt (CAE) and Visa International have teamed up to launch the country's very first Visa Platinum credit card.

Egypt: Court Rejects Medical Pass for Nour (New York Times)
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Fri, 01 Jun 2007 02:34:29 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court rejected a new attempt to secure the release of the former presidential candidate Ayman Nour on health grounds in a hasty session that Mr. Nour?s lawyers were unable to attend. The court said it accepted a report by doctors who deemed Mr. Nour, 42, who is serving a five-year prison term on charges widely viewed as politically motivated, healthy enough to serve out the ...

Egypt court denies opposition leader's bid for freedom (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 31 May 2007 13:45:54 GMT

An Egyptian court rejected on Thursday opposition leader Ayman Nur's latest bid to be released from prison on medical grounds, despite his claims that his health has worsened since he was jailed.