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Egypt's elections turn violent; 1 killed (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 19:00:40 GMT

Lines of police barred opposition voters from some polling stations Monday, and violence erupted between supporters of rival candidates, killing one person and marring the elections for Egypt's upper house of parliament.

Egypt's elections turn violent (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 10:01:06 GMT

Elections for Egypt's upper chamber of parliament turned violent Monday as one man was killed in clashes between ruling party supporters and independents outside a polling station in the northern Nile Delta region, police said.

Claim of Egypt poll irregularities (Financial Times)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 03:05:11 GMT

Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood yesterday alleged that there had been widespread irregularities against its candidates in elections for 88 seats in the Shura Council, the upper chamber of parliament.

One more human case of bird flu detected in Egypt (People's Daily)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 00:35:44 GMT

One more human case of bird flu was detected in Egypt, bringing the number of human cases of the fatal virus to 36 in the country, a spokesman for the Egyptian Health Ministry said Monday.

More deaths from bird flu in Egypt (News-Medical-Net)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 00:04:06 GMT

A spokesperson for Egypt's health ministry has confirmed that a 10 year-old girl has become the youngest victim in Egypt of bird flu since the first human case was recorded in the country in March 2006 and is the country's 15th fatality from the deadly virus.

Egypt: 'Tourism is Mainstay of Egypt's Economy' (AllAfrica.com)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:10:09 GMT

When it is said Egypt is the cradle of civilization, the saying, which has become a cliché, does not capture the enviable history and beauty of Egypt. Neither does it bring to the fore the genius of the ancestral Egypt that has been exhumed to enthrall and excite the modern world.

Egypt's Parliamentary Vote Turns Violent (The Daily Comet)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 19:13:50 GMT

CAIRO, Egypt Police barred voters from polling stations and arrested about 100 opposition members Monday, activists said, as Egyptians chose members of the upper chamber of parliament in an election marred by violence that killed one person.

Low turnot has been due to police prevention in some areas of Egypt and voter apathy [Reuters] (Aljazeera)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 17:38:51 GMT

One person has been killed in violence outside a polling station in Egypt's northern Nile Delta region, as Egyptians go to the polls in parliamentary elections.

Egypt: Halt Execution of Accused Taba Bombers (AlertNet)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:58:55 GMT

Source: Human Rights Watch (New York, June 9, 2007) – Egypt should not execute three men sentenced to death by a State Security Court for the 2004 bombings in Taba, Human Rights Watch said today. In a

Govt knew of Habib move to Egypt: report (Nyngan Observer)
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 21:06:44 GMT

Official documents show Australian authorities were aware of the transfer to Egypt of an Australian terror suspect, ABC TV reported.