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Egypt recalls delegation in Jerusalem - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Thu, 19 Feb 2009 22:18:48 GMT

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Egypt recalls delegation in Jerusalem
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Egypt recalled a delegation visiting Israel in an apparent protest over the closure of Gaza crossings. Israel's Security Cabinet decided this week to keep the crossings closed until kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit is returned. ...
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Egypt's Nour will not return to helm of Ghad party - International Herald Tribune Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:17:05 GMT

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Egypt's Nour will not return to helm of Ghad party
International Herald Tribune, France
Nour, a 44-year-old lawyer, was the main challenger to Hosni Mubarak in Egypt's first multi-party presidential elections in 2005. He had been serving a 5-year jail term on forgery charges. Nour says the charges against him were fabricated to punish him ...
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Whereabouts of detained Egypt blogger unknown-Amnesty - Reuters Thu, 19 Feb 2009 16:02:09 GMT

Whereabouts of detained Egypt blogger unknown-Amnesty
Reuters
CAIRO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have not disclosed the whereabouts of a blogger and activist who campaigns against Egypt's Gaza policy and was reported to have been detained this month, Amnesty International said. Diaa Eddin Gad, 22, ...

Memo From Cairo Egypt’s Critics Have a Voice, but Never the Last Word - New York Times Wed, 18 Feb 2009 18:30:06 GMT

Memo From Cairo Egypt’s Critics Have a Voice, but Never the Last Word
New York Times, United States
By MICHAEL SLACKMAN CAIRO — In Egypt, there is relative freedom to complain about and criticize the government, even the feared security services. Egypt is not Syria in that way, or Saudi Arabia, where public criticism aimed at the state is often dealt ...
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Lavrov: Russia seeks strategic ties with Egypt - Xinhua Tue, 17 Feb 2009 14:28:36 GMT

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Lavrov: Russia seeks strategic ties with Egypt
Xinhua, China
17 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said here Tuesday that his country is seeking to setup a strategic partnership with Egypt at all fronts. Lavrov made the remarks at a joint press conference with his Egyptian counterpart ...
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Dana Gas discovers gas in Egypt's Nile Delta region - Energy Business Review Fri, 20 Feb 2009 02:03:20 GMT

Dana Gas discovers gas in Egypt's Nile Delta region
Energy Business Review
Dana Gas has discovered gas in the West Manzala Concession in the Nile Delta region of Egypt. The discovery, named West Manzala-2, has encountered approximately 20 billion cubic feet of dry gas. The new well, which was spudded on January 18, ...

Egypt to send more than 1325 peacekeepers to Congo - Reuters Tue, 17 Feb 2009 17:08:19 GMT

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Egypt to send more than 1325 peacekeepers to Congo
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt plans to send more than 1325 troops to eastern Congo to join a UN peacekeeping force tasked with protecting civilians there, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Tuesday. The foreign ministry said the troops would help ...
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Harassment in foreign lands can be a culture shock - Houston Chronicle Thu, 19 Feb 2009 19:26:25 GMT

Harassment in foreign lands can be a culture shock
Houston Chronicle, United States
By LYNN DOAN HARTFORD COURANT AMR NABIL: AP A recent study by a Cairo-based women’s rights group shows that 98 percent of foreign women surveyed said they were harassed in Egypt. BY THE NUMBERS The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights ...

A war of whims - Ha'aretz Thu, 19 Feb 2009 20:39:06 GMT

A war of whims
Ha'aretz, Israel
By Tom Segev On the evening of October 29, 1956, Israel, allied with France and Great Britain, attacked Egypt, and the Sinai Campaign began. The operation lasted for about 100 hours and cost the lives of over 170 Israeli soldiers. ...

Iran plans 'Palestine Conference' to coincide with Gaza conference ... - Jerusalem Post Tue, 17 Feb 2009 12:29:19 GMT

Iran plans 'Palestine Conference' to coincide with Gaza conference ...
Jerusalem Post, Israel
Nimr Hammad, an adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, said PA officials had not received a formal invitation to attend the conference. "I think they decided to do something at the same time that Egypt is organizing a conference for ...