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Thailand breeze past Egypt 3-0 (Bangkok Post)
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 02:34:00 GMT

Thailand beat Egypt in the 14th World Women's Junior Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima yesterday. About 5,000 local fans cheered their team at the Mall Ratchasima's MCC Hall and were extremely satisfied with the score of 25-18, 25-23, 25-12 in the entertaining game in Group A.

Curfew imposed on Egypt-Gaza border town of Rafah: report (People's Daily)
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 00:18:22 GMT

A curfew has been imposed on the Egyptian side of the border town of Rafah due to possible unrest in the crossing terminal between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, The Daily Star Egypt newspaper reported Friday. The indefinite curfew came int ...

Egypt-Gaza border could open within 48 hours (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 18:02:34 GMT

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.

In Pictures: Egypt's Lake Nasser (BBC News)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 16:22:08 GMT

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 police move to Gaza border (BBC News)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 14:35:55 GMT

Egypt sends police to its border with Gaza to stop Palestinians stranded in Sinai from crossing over.

Mideast conference to be held in NY: Egypt minister (NDTV)
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Fri, 20 Jul 2007 02:45:33 GMT

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.

Cousseran visits Egypt to discuss Lebanon impasse (The Daily Star Lebannon)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 22:55:20 GMT

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.

Thai girls face Egypt in opener (The Nation)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 16:14:39 GMT

[VOLLEYBALL] Thailand face the two-time African champions Egypt in the opening match of the World....

Egypt policeman kills eight in inheritance dispute (Middle East Times)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 18:41:49 GMT

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.

Egypt opens shelters in Sinai for stranded Gazans (AlertNet)
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 16:15:41 GMT

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 ...