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Egypt shuns Islamic banking (AME Info)
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Sat, 11 Aug 2007 04:32:59 GMT

Islamic banking is struggling to take off in Egypt and analysts believe this could be because the government has a misguided perception of it being linked to religious fundamentalism, reported Reuters.

Egypt arrests 11 Sudanese trying to cross into Israel (People's Daily)
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Sat, 11 Aug 2007 01:49:02 GMT

Egyptian security forces on Friday arrested 11 Sudanese trying to cross illegally from Egypt's border areas into Israel, the official news agency MENA reported. The Sudanese were arrested at the borders to the south of Rafah crossing wh ...

Egypt arrests 2 culture officials (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 09 Aug 2007 19:53:30 GMT

Egypt arrested and charged with bribery Thursday two ranking officials at the Culture Ministry for taking kickbacks from the construction companies restoring the nation's antiquities, a security official said.

Egypt arrests 11 Sudanese on Israel border (Middle East Times)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:12:35 GMT

RAFAH, Egypt -- Eleven Sudanese including three children were intercepted at the Egypt-Israel border Friday while trying to cross illegally into the Jewish state, Egyptian security officials said.

Egypt in Uproar Over Christian Convert Case (The Christian Post)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 18:21:47 GMT

An unprecedented legal battle involving a Christian convert has sparked national uproar in Egypt with the convert and people involved in the case facing multiple death threats, raids on their homes, and intense interrogation by the ...

Egypt Turns Down Israeli Request To Return Envoys To Gaza (Nasdaq)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 09:33:57 GMT

(RTTNews) - Egypt has reportedly turned down an Israeli request to move its envoys back to Gaza and resume efforts to bring about the release of captured Israeli Defense Force soldier Cpl. Gilad Schalit, the London-based Arab daily Al Hayat said on Friday.

Aker Kvaerner Wins Al Zaafarana Platform Gig in Egypt (Rigzone)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 14:03:48 GMT

Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract for operation, management and maintenance of the Al Zaafarana FPSO offshore Egypt by operator Gemsa Petroleum Company and partners.

Out of Egypt (New York Times)
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Sat, 11 Aug 2007 04:39:32 GMT

Lucette Lagnado chronicles her Jewish family?s flight after the rise of Nasser.

MAF Shopping Malls sign land contract in Egypt (MENAFN)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 10:03:19 GMT

MAF Shopping Malls sign land contract in Egypt

Egypt says Reliance to invest $10 bln (NDTV Profit)
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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 06:00:27 GMT

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Egyptian government said on Thursday that the Indian industrial group Reliance will invest $10 billion in the oil refining, petrochemicals and plastics industries in Egypt.