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Egypt's Copts says Catholic primacy claim 'fans tensions' (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:46:42 GMT

Egypt's Coptic Church on Wednesday rejected the Roman Catholic Church's claim to be "the one true Church of Christ," saying such provocative declarations unnecessarily stirred up tensions.

Egypt fears Muslim Brotherhood may follow Hamas example (World Tribune)
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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 01:31:18 GMT

CAIRO — The government has been concerned over how the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip would affect the Islamic opposition in Egypt.

Emaar Misr launches largest mall in Egypt (Khaleej Times)
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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 04:30:29 GMT

CAIRO — Emaar Misr for Development S.A.E, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has announced Cairo Gate, the largest lifestyle and entertainment mall to be developed in Egypt.

Egypt strengthens security at Gaza border (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 11:38:00 GMT

Egypt has begun deploying hundreds more police to strengthen security at its border with the Gaza Strip over fears Palestinian militants could try to storm it, security sources said on Wednesday.

Only in Egypt! (Middle East Times)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 12:00:38 GMT

CAIRO -- A regularly updated collection of weird and whacky news items from Egypt. A MAN from Lower Egypt's Sharkia district was recently arrested on charges of bestiality, after having been caught engaging in coitus with his neighbor's donkey.

(AFX UK Focus) 2007-07-11 18:02 GMT: Egypt's upcoming bond rated 'BB+' on progress in structural reform - S&P, Fitch (Interactive Investor)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 17:27:28 GMT

MUMBAI (Thomson Financial) - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said it has assigned Egypt's upcoming EGP bond a 'BB+' long-term senior unsecured debt rating, citing the country's progress on structural reform and improved economic and fiscal management.

Egypt bans French, German poultry after bird flu cases (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 10 Jul 2007 11:44:54 GMT

Egypt on Tuesday banned all poultry imports from France and Germany after the potentially fatal H5N1 strain of bird flu was discovered in birds there.

Angola: Deputy Foreign Minister Addresses Egypt Investment Seminar (AllAfrica.com)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 13:07:44 GMT

A four-day seminar intended to attract Egypt's investment to Angola is taking place since Monday in Cairo, having the deputy minister of Foreign Affairs for Cooperation, Irene Neto,as mains addresser.

Gazans protest to open border crossing with Egypt (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 10 Jul 2007 11:26:44 GMT

Hundreds of Palestinians staged an angry protest in southern Gaza on Tuesday demanding the reopening of the strip's border crossing with Egypt where thousands have been stuck for a month.

Egypt results boost Melrose Resources (ShareCast)
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 12:00:38 GMT

LONDON (SHARECAST) - Melrose Resources steamed ahead today after it reported “very positive” test results from the West Khilala No.5 well in Egypt.