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US House's Jerusalem resolution 'unacceptable': Egypt (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 20:28:50 GMT

Egypt reacted angrily on Saturday to a resolution passed by the US House of Representatives congratulating Israel on the 40th anniversary of the "reunification" of Jerusalem.

Preacher seized by CIA tells of torture in Egypt (Times Online)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 23:06:18 GMT

AN EGYPTIAN preacher who was seized by the CIA in daylight on a Milan street has revealed the details of 14 months of torture to which he says he was subjected after his “extraordinary rendition” to Egypt.

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.

Girl, 10, dies of bird flu in Egypt (Disaster News Network)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 17:22:17 GMT

A 10-year-old girl died Saturday of bird flu, becoming the 15th death in Egypt from the H5N1 avian influenza virus, officials reported. The girl, from the southern town of Qena, became ill June 1 after coming in contact with infected birds, according to reports.

Egypt calls for cooperation with Iran (Islamic Republic News Agency)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 11:54:58 GMT

Iran - Egypt - Meet The Shaikh of Egypt's Al-Azhar University Mohammad Sayyed Tantavi stressed the significance of boosting scientific and cultural cooperation with Iranian universities.

i2 to open 40 new outlets in Egypt by end of 2007 (AME Info)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 09:03:09 GMT

i2, the region's largest mobile provider and newly appointed distributor of Etisalat Misr products has signed an agreement with Egypt's largest retail chain, Omar Afandy to expand i2's retail network across the country and boost sales of Eitisalat products.

Egypt court rules against U.S. university on face veil (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 16:33:04 GMT

An Egyptian court ruled on Saturday that a U.S.-accredited university in Cairo was wrong to bar a female scholar who wears an Islamic face veil from using its facilities, court sources and a lawyer for the woman 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 university loses fight to ban fully veiled student (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 09 Jun 2007 19:51:19 GMT

A Cairo court ruled on Saturday that a private Egyptian university can not ban a visiting student from entering its premises in full Islamic veil, a judicial source said.

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.