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Drownings a sign of Egypt's distress (Los Angeles Times)
read story   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 08:14:20 GMT
The poor have not fared well under Mubarak, and the deaths of 27 villagers seeking work in Italy spurs criticism of his government. SHIDMOH, Egypt — Eid Shaaban drowned along the Italian coast with borrowed money in his pockets.
Egyptian Prime Minister receives Dana Gas Chairman, discusses investment opportunities in Egypt (AME Info)
read story   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 10:56:53 GMT
His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Nazif, Prime Minister of Egypt, received at his offices in Cairo on November 14, 2007 the Executive Chairman of Dana Gas, Mr. Hamid Dhiya Jafar, who updated the Prime Minister on the Company's ongoing operations and investments in Egypt, including recent gas and oil discoveries Dana Gas has recently made in the country and further projects under development.

Crosco to Provide Drilling Services to RWE-Dea in Egypt (Rigzone)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 15:03:12 GMT
CROSCO will be providing drilling services with CROSCO 3000 HP drilling rig National 801 for RWE-Dea Nile GmbH (RWE). Drilling services will be provided in Egypt and will commence prior to the 2007 year-end.

TMG prices largest IPO in Egypt this year (FT.com via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:15:17 GMT
Talaat Mostafa Group, an Egyptian real estate company, on Friday announced the pricing of its initial public offering, which could raise more than $850m and make it the largest listing on the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange this year.

`Temples and Tombs' exhibit shows the artistic side of ancient Egypt (Albuquerque Tribune)
read story   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 15:38:52 GMT
"Temples and Tombs," a collection of Egyptian artifacts on loan from the British Museum, opens Sunday at 9 a.m.

(AFX UK Focus) 2007-11-16 07:34 GMT: WB president commends Egypt's economic reforms, reaffirms support for growth (Interactive Investor)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 07:55:06 GMT
MUMBAI (Thomson Financial) - Egypt has taken significant steps on the path to economic reform and is among the leading economic reformers of 2007, according to World Bank president Robert B Zoellick.

(AFX UK Focus) 2007-11-16 08:00 GMT: Gippsland reports 'encouraging' results from Abu Swayel project in Egypt (Interactive Investor)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 08:08:16 GMT
LONDON (Thomson Financial) - Egypt focused developer Gippsland Ltd said drilling results from its Abu Swayel copper-nickel prospect south east of Aswan, have been "encouraging."

`Temples and Tombs' exhibit shows the artistic side of ancient Egypt (Albuquerque Tribune)
read story   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 15:40:21 GMT
Kneeling figure of Nekhthorheb; carved out of quartzite, ca. 595-589 B.C. Head from a statue of Thutmosis III; carved out of graywacke, ca. 1479-1425 B.C.

New Egypt football gets shut out by South River (East Brunswick Sentinel)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 02:51:30 GMT
New Egypt coach Tom Farrell knew the Warriors were in for a battle with South River. Farrell expected to be facing a well-coached, physical football team. He got what he anticipated, as his team lost to South River 28-0. New Egypt played South River virtually even for the first half and entered the intermission trailing just 7-0.

Telecom Egypt says in calls talks with Mobinil (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)
read story   Thu, 15 Nov 2007 12:33:34 GMT
CAIRO, Nov 15 - Fixed-line operator Telecom Egypt said on Thursday it was in talks to continue offering international calls access to Egyptian mobile operator Mobinil .