Egypt best placed to talk to Hamas - Miliband
By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Wednesday that talking to the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas was "the right thing to do" but Egypt and other parties were best placed to do it. ...
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PNA to reveal Gaza economic plan at Egypt conference
Palestinians agree on prisoner release ahead of unity talks
Voice of America
ANALYSIS-Egypt bomb unlikely to signal militancy resurgence
By Cynthia Johnston CAIRO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - A bombing that killed a French teenager near a tourist bazaar in Cairo was an unsophisticated attack that is unlikely to signal a wide resurgence of Islamist militancy in Egypt. ...
Video: Bomb attack on tourist area in Cairo
Al-Qaeda ruled out in Cairo attack
Deadly Cairo bombing 'did not target French'
Egypt index follows world markets higher, OCI jumps
CAIRO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Egypt's main stock index .CASE30 jumped over 2.5 percent on Wednesday, following global markets higher, with strong gains in Orascom Construction Industries (OCIC.CA)(OCICq.L). Shares in heavyweight OCI surged 4.28 percent to ...
Bashir looks for a little help from his friends
The National, United Arab Emirates
During a trip to Cairo on Sunday, Mr Bashir asked Egypt to do whatever it could to “delay or halt” the International Criminal Court from issuing the warrant – a decision the ICC has said it will announce next Wednesday. After the meetings, Egypt’s ...
Al-Bashir seeks Egypt's help on Darfur warrant
Sudan's Beshir in Egypt for Darfur talks
Egypt, AL: Israel Targets Undermining Sudan Arab Role
Ancient statue found buried at Egypt Giza pyramids
CAIRO (Reuters) - Maintenance workers at Egypt's Giza Pyramids have found an ancient quartzite statue of a seated man buried close to the surface of the desert, the culture ministry said on Tuesday. The statue, about life-size at 149 cm (five feet) ...
Egyptian Pharaohnic Statue, Maybe 4500 Years Old, Is Found
4500-Year-Old Wig-Wearing Statue Found Near Pyramid
Statue unearthed at Giza pyramids
Egypt: Israel wrong to tie soldier to Gaza truce
International Herald Tribune, France
AP CAIRO: Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman says Israel's latest demand that a captured Israeli soldier be released before a long-term Gaza truce deal with Hamas is struck is a blow to Egyptian mediation efforts between the two sides. ...
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Egypt says Palestinian dialogue delayed
Egypt recalls delegation in Jerusalem
Egypt: FM Spokesman: Egypt to pursue efforts in Palestinian ...
ISRIA (subscription), DC
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ambassador Hossam Zaki told the BBC on Tuesday 24/02/2009 that both Fatah and Hamas movements are serious in ending their rivalry and reaching Palestinian national reconciliation in the Egypt-hosted dialogue scheduled for ...
Egypt: FM Spokesman: 70 countries to participate in Gaza ...
New Egypt captures first basketball title
Tri-Town News, NJ
BY MIKE WHITE Staff Writer At the start of the 2008-09 season, players and coaches of the New Egypt High School boys basketball team made a pact that this would be the season the program took a huge step forward. After all, the Warriors were returning ...
Egypt minister sees growth rebounding to 9 pct
By TAREK EL-TABLAWY , 02.24.09, 08:03 AM EST Egypt's economic growth rate could rebound to between 7 and 9 percent after the global economic crisis, local media on Tuesday quoted the country's finance minister as saying, even as the Arab world's most ...
Bank cut Egypt growth projections
Finance minister sees growth rebounding to 9 pct
US report: Saudis replacing Egypt as regional leader
By Amir Oren A recent US National Intelligence Council report suggests Egypt has lost its superior status among Arab states, and that leadership in the Middle East is passing to Saudi Arabia despite the kingdom's efforts to avoid it. ...
US NIC report: Saudis displacing Egypt as regional leader