Egypt's Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip could be temporarily opened in the next 48 hours to enable thousands of stranded Palestinians to return home, a security source said on Thursday.
Lake Nasser is a huge reservoir in southern Egypt, created when the High Aswan Dam was built in 1970. Part of it extends into Sudan. All pictures by Mohamed El Hebeishy.
Egypt sends police to its border with Gaza to stop Palestinians stranded in Sinai from crossing over.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Thursday that a Mideast peace conference called for by US President George W Bush will be held in September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abou al-Gheit said Thursday Egypt is determined to see Lebanon's parties agree on the presidential election and a national unity government. Al-Gheit's comments came after his meeting with French envoy, former ambassador Jean-Claude Cousseran, who is visiting Cairo as part of a regional.
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MINYA, Egypt -- An Egyptian policeman Thursday shot dead eight relatives, including three of his brothers, during an argument over an inheritance, a security source said.
Source: Reuters By Yusri Mohamed ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 19 (Reuters) - Egypt opened shelters on Thursday to house hundreds of Palestinians stranded at the closed border with the Gaza Strip for fear that some could ...
CAIRO (Thomson Financial) - A Middle East peace conference proposed by US President George W Bush will take place in September at the same time as the United Nations General Assembly, Egypt's foreign minister said on Thursday.
Egypt has reportedly opened shelters to house hundreds of Palestinians stranded at the closed border with the Gaza Strip.