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One killed in Hamas rally at Gaza-Egypt border crossing (People's Daily)
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Sun, 02 Sep 2007 03:17:40 GMT

A Palestinian demonstrator was shot dead as he tried to reach Rafah crossing point with Egypt where tens of thousands of Hamas supporters rallied on Saturday evening to demand it be reopened, medics and witnesses said. Witnesses said a ...

International youth forum opens in Egypt's Red Sea resort (People's Daily)
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Sun, 02 Sep 2007 02:17:41 GMT

An International Youth Forum opened in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, the official news agency MENA reported. The three-day forum was opened by Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak, whose Women's International ...

Gaza-Egypt border: Palestinian teen shot dead by Hamas fire (Al Bawaba)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 20:30:06 GMT

Hamas gunmen opened fire on their own supporters Saturday, killing a teenager at a protest on the Gaza Strip-Egypt border, hospital officials said. Tens of thousands of flag-waving Hamas followers gathered at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt to demand it be reopened.

Middlesbrough sign Egypt midfielder Shawky (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 31 Aug 2007 14:22:57 GMT

Middlesbrough signed Egypt midfielder Mohamed Shawky from African champions Al Ahly for 650,000 pounds on Friday.

Thousands rally against closure of Gaza-Egypt crossing (EARTHtimes.org)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 17:37:34 GMT

Rafah, Gaza Strip - Tens of thousands of Palestinians, most of them supporters of the Hamas movement, rallied on Saturday evening outside the Rafah border crossing between southern Gaza Strip and Egypt, witnesses said. Earlier, Hamas had called on th...

US denies Egypt access to students (TVNZ)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 10:19:55 GMT

US authorities have refused Egyptian embassy officials access to two engineering students held on explosives charges in the US state of South Carolina, Egypt's state news agency said.

RI, Egypt exploring cooperation in hyacinth processing industry (Antara News)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 04:46:08 GMT

Cooperatives and Small-and-Medium-Scale Enterprise Minister Suryadharma Ali said Indonesia was having a deal to cooperate in industrial process and marketing of hyacinth with Egypt.

Egypt Growth Reversing Brain Drain (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
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Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:36:07 GMT

Mohamed el-Kashashy has the kind of business experience that could help drive Egypt's economy. During six years working in brand management and marketing, he has led focus groups in Nigeria and cut business deals in Iran.

Egypt adjourns Muslim converts' appeal (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 14:55:24 GMT

An appeal by 12 Egyptian converts to Islam who wish to return to the Coptic Christian Church convened briefly on Saturday before being adjourned to November 17, a judicial source told AFP.

Egypt sees 7.1% growth (AME Info)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2007 05:21:22 GMT

Egypt's Economic Development Minister Osman Mohammed Osman has said the country's economy grew by 7.1% in H1, its fastest annual rate in five years, reported Reuters.