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Egypt IT future (AME Info)
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Sun, 08 Jul 2007 01:32:59 GMT

How is Egypt's IT sector progressing and what is internet penetration and usage like? Khaled Elamrawi, Intel's GM for Egypt, Levant and North Africa, give and overview.


Egypt's greatest female pharaoh Hatshepsut was fat, bald and wore false beard (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
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Sat, 07 Jul 2007 09:31:56 GMT

Washington, July 7 (ANI): Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's greatest female Pharaoh was fat, balding and had beard. (She wore a false beard along with men's clothing when she proclaimed herself the Pharaoh of Egypt). She also apparently suffered from diabetes, like many obese women of today, according to archaeologists, who recently unearthed her mummy in Luxor's 'Valley of the ...


Egypt Reinforces Ban on Female Circumcision (NPR)
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Fri, 06 Jul 2007 23:36:47 GMT

Female circumcision has been illegal in Egypt for years, but authorities are making a stronger push to eradicate it after a young girl died last month during the procedure.


Gazans urge reopening of Gaza-Egypt border (africast.com)
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Sat, 07 Jul 2007 14:45:29 GMT

CAIRO, July 07 -- Hamas supporters demonstrated in Gaza city on Saturday to demand the immediate opening of Gaza-Egypt border in order to end the plight of more than 6,000 Palestinians stranded in Egypt.


EU to cut down mission at Gaza-Egypt border (AlertNet)
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Sat, 07 Jul 2007 11:30:21 GMT

Source: Reuters JERUSALEM, July 7 (Reuters) - The European Union's monitoring mission at the Rafah border between Gaza and Egypt will be reduced because it is unclear when the crossing will be reopened, a mission ...


Egypt's greatest female pharaoh Hatshepsut was fat, bald and wore false beard (New Kerala)
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Sat, 07 Jul 2007 13:28:48 GMT

Washington, July 7 : Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's greatest female Pharaoh was fat, balding and had beard. (She wore a false beard along with men's clothing when she proclaimed herself the Pharaoh of Egypt).


EU to cut down mission at Gaza-Egypt border (Khaleej Times)
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Sat, 07 Jul 2007 11:48:38 GMT

JERUSALEM - The European Union’s monitoring mission at the Rafah border between Gaza and Egypt will be reduced because it is unclear when the crossing will be reopened, a mission spokeswoman said on Saturday.


EU scales back Gaza border monitoring (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 08 Jul 2007 03:34:40 GMT

The EU is scaling back its monitoring mission at the Gaza-Egypt border, a spokeswoman said Saturday, suggesting that Gaza's only gateway to the world will not reopen anytime soon.


Israel planning fence on Egypt border (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 05 Jul 2007 19:42:29 GMT

Israel is planning to build a sophisticated fence to prevent smuggling and infiltration across its long desert border with Egypt, an army publication reported, the latest effort to fortify the frontier.


Egypt police stop 40 Africans sneaking into Israel (Middle East Times)
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Fri, 06 Jul 2007 12:27:06 GMT

RAFAH, Egypt -- Egyptian police arrested 40 Africans, mostly Sudanese, attempting to illegally sneak into Israel, a security official said Friday.