EGYPT: Palestinian reconciliation talks kick off in Cairo
Los Angeles Times, CA
Egypt contemplates a full reconciliation between the two factions in order to re-establish its shaken position as a main regional power and a highly influential voice in the Middle East. Photo: Palestinians Azzam Ahmed of the Fatah delegation, right, ...
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Egypt urges Palestinian reconciliation
Hamas and Fatah meet in Egypt
Israel reinstates envoy to Egypt truce talks
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert reinstated his pointman to Egyptian-brokered truce talks with Hamas Wednesday after the envoy apologised for publicly criticising the government's negotiating strategy. ...
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Israel Reinstates Envoy
Israel's Gaza pointman reinstated after apology to Olmert
Wooden sarcophaguses found in Egypt tomb
CAIRO (Reuters) - Japanese archaeologists working in Egypt have found four wooden sarcophaguses and associated grave goods which could date back up to 3300 years, the Egyptian government said on Thursday. The team from Waseda University in Tokyo ...
Archeologists Uncover Wooden Sarcophaguses In Egypt
Egypt moves to delay Sudan president warrant
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 ...
Egypt hints at compromise on ICC prosecution of Sudan president
Nicholas D. Kristof/The New York Times
Al-Bashir seeks Egypt's help on Darfur warrant
Egypt index gains 1 pct, Talaat Moustafa surges
CAIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Egypt's main stock index .CASE30 climbed one percent on Thursday as big caps continued to rise for a second day led by gains in real estate developer Talaat Moustafa (TMGH.CA). The benchmark CASE 30 index ended at 3597.56 ...
Ancient Wooden Sarcophagi Unearthed in Egypt by Japanese Team
They date back to either the Ramesside Period or the Late Kingdom of ancient Egypt, making them between 2300 and 3300 years old. The archaeologists from Tokyo’s Waseda University also found jars that the ancient Egyptians used for human entrails, ...
Japanese mission discovers wooden sarcophagi in Egypt
Egypt's Ghabbour to invest $2.5 mln in Algeria venture
CA), Egypt's largest publicly traded car assembly and retail company, said it would pay $2.5 million for a majority stake in a company that will distribute semi trailers in Algeria. Ghabbour will take a 51 percent stake in the company, called GB-Allab ...
Egypt's Olympic Group buys back 1 mln shares
CAIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Egyptian appliance maker Olympic Group (OLGR.CA) has bought back 1 million of its own shares, the entire amount it was seeking, for about 14 million Egyptian pounds ($2.5 million), the stock exchange said on Thursday. ...
Egypt reporters fined for defying gag on murder trial
CAIRO (AFP) — An Egyptian court fined five journalists 10000 Egyptian pounds (1800 dollars) each on Thursday for defying a gag order in the murder trial of a tycoon, the state-run news agency MENA reported. A Cairo court had imposed a blackout in ...
Reporters fined over Tamim trial
Egyptian journalists fined for violating gag on murder trial
Egyptian court fines five journalists for covering trial
Moderate” Egypt Imitates Saudi Arabian Extremism
International Christian Concern
The video can be viewed here: The decision to detain Christians for running their business in the month of Ramadan is unprecedented in Egypt . Though Egypt claims to be a moderate Islamic country, their decision in this case actually follows the ...
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