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Girl infected with bird flu in Egypt (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 21:14:48 GMT

A 10-year-old girl tested positive on Friday for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, raising to 35 the number of cases reported in Egypt, a World Health Organisation official said.

Egypt's latest contacts with Palestinian factions achieve positive results (People's Daily)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 02:21:28 GMT

Egypt has made a great effort to help end Palestinian internal fighting in the past two weeks, which has achieved positive results.

Egypt reports new H5N1 case (CIDRAP)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 21:45:31 GMT

Jun 8, 2007 (CIDRAP News) – A World Health Organization (WHO) official in Egypt today said a 10-year-old girl is being treated for H5N1 avian influenza and is in critical condition, according to news services.

Egypt slams 'unacceptable' Bush call to free dissident (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 16:12:42 GMT

Staunch US ally Egypt has reacted angrily to a call by President George W. Bush to free jailed opposition leader Ayman Nur, an appeal the dissident's supporters fear may set back his chances of freedom.

New human case of bird flu detected in Egypt (China Daily)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 21:30:25 GMT

Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman Abdel-Rahman Shahin confirmed Friday evening that a new human bird flu case was detected in Egypt, the official MENA news agency reported.

Egypt promises to consider sending ambassador to Iraq (africast.com)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 13:59:45 GMT

CAIRO, June 08 -- Egypt Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Thursday said that Egypt has promised the Iraqi side to consider sending an ambassador to Baghdad.

Israel may let Egypt send arms to Fatah (Middle East Times)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 12:26:58 GMT

JERUSALEM -- Israel may allow Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah forces to receive weapons and ammunition from Egypt to help in their battle against Hamas.

Delay won in deportation battle, but Khouzam might still be sent back to Egypt (The York Dispatch)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 11:09:28 GMT

Sameh Sami Khouzam has bought some time. U.S. Middle District Court Judge Thomas Vanaskie ruled yesterday that Khouzam cannot be deported back to his home country of Egypt until June 18.

Egypt stays away from G8 summit, denies tensions with US (EARTHtimes.org)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 10:11:28 GMT

Cairo - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit said in press statements Friday that Egypt was not participating in the ongoing Group of Eight (G8) summit in Germany as it was busy with the upcoming Shura Council election due on June 11. Egypt als...

Egypt: Look beyond the pyramids (The Eureka Reporter)
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Fri, 08 Jun 2007 07:14:10 GMT

“How could I have been so foolish as to have missed this until now?” I said to myself over and over one day while 785 miles south of Cairo visiting Abu Simbel, near the Egypt-Sudan border in an area where the ancient Egypt of the Pharaohs once stood looking out toward the ancient Kingdom of Nubia.