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EGYPT: Palestinian reconciliation talks kick off in Cairo - Los Angeles Times Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:16:45 GMT

Xinhua

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, ...
Video: Amnesty urges UN to ban arms to Israel and Hamas - 23 Feb 09 AlJazeeraEnglish
Egypt urges Palestinian reconciliation Jerusalem Post
EU to pledge 436 mln euros to Palestinians for 2009 Xinhua
Aljazeera.net - AFP
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Egypt: Land of Pyramids, the Sphinx…and Outsourcing? - Wall Street Journal Fri, 27 Feb 2009 20:19:05 GMT

Egypt: Land of Pyramids, the Sphinx…and Outsourcing?
Wall Street Journal
The latest to try to cash in: Egypt. Egypt seems like an unlikely place for Western companies to send tech work and open call centers, but Tarek El-Sadany, a government official in charge of helping to grow the country’s information-technology industry ...

Israel reinstates envoy to Egypt truce talks - Reuters Wed, 25 Feb 2009 18:08:29 GMT

Washington Post

Israel reinstates envoy to Egypt truce talks
Reuters
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. ...
World Briefing | Europe Israel: Firing of Envoy Is Reversed New York Times
Israel's Gaza pointman reinstated after apology to Olmert AFP
PM reinstates Gilad after apology over interview Jerusalem Post
Washington Post - Ynetnews
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Egypt rejects US report on its rights record - AFP Fri, 27 Feb 2009 17:00:43 GMT

AFP

Egypt rejects US report on its rights record
AFP
CAIRO (AFP) — Egypt on Friday dismissed as unacceptable a US report which branded Cairo's human rights record as poor, the foreign ministry said in a statement. "Egypt does not accept any country assuming the role of a custodian of the Egyptian people ...
Egypt slams US State Department rights report Ynetnews
Egypt rejects US human rights report RTT News
Egypt to send more peacekeepers to Darfur and Southern Sudan African Press Agency
Ennahar - African Press Agency
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Moderate” Egypt Imitates Saudi Arabian Extremism - International Christian Concern Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:55:58 GMT

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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 ...
Saudi FM: Arab Disputes All Behind Us Now MEMRI
A New Middle East Al-Ahram Weekly
US rights report names and shames Mideast states AFP
Stratfor - Dar Al-Hayat
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Egypt moves to delay Sudan president warrant - The National Thu, 26 Feb 2009 18:16:01 GMT

Times Online

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 ...
Al-Bashir seeks Egypt's help on Darfur warrant The Associated Press
Sudan's Beshir in Egypt for Darfur talks AFP
Southern Sudan Official Welcomes President al-Bashir's Promise to ... Voice of America
Sudan Tribune - New York Times
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Ancient Wooden Sarcophagi Unearthed in Egypt by Japanese Team - Bloomberg Thu, 26 Feb 2009 16:23:08 GMT

Ancient Wooden Sarcophagi Unearthed in Egypt by Japanese Team
Bloomberg
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 Monsters and Critics.com
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Egypt: Five Journalists Fined for Defying Reporting Ban - AllAfrica.com Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:26:55 GMT

Egypt: Five Journalists Fined for Defying Reporting Ban
AllAfrica.com, Washington
Egypt needs to overhaul its legislation in order to truly reflect the democratic principles that President Hosni Mubarak claims to follow." The industrialist who has been on trial in Cairo since 18 October is well-known in political and business ...

French student on school trip killed by bombing in Egypt - A & T Register Fri, 27 Feb 2009 02:29:27 GMT

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French student on school trip killed by bombing in Egypt
A & T Register, NC
Sunday night’s explosion from a homemade bomb raised worries in Egypt of wider damage to the country’s vital tourism industry, which is already suffering from the global economic meltdown. The blast went off in the main square of the sprawling Khan ...
US citizen stabbed in Cairo tourist area Reuters
Piecing the jigsaw Al-Ahram Weekly
Cairo blast claims life of teenage girl Compare-Airport-Parking
Dar Al-Hayat - Reuters
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Empty coffins found in looted Egypt tomb - Daily Times Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:09:35 GMT

Empty coffins found in looted Egypt tomb
Daily Times, Pakistan
Japanese archaeologists have unearthed four ancient wooden sarcophaguses, all of them empty, in an Egyptian tomb that had long ago been looted, antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Thursday. The coffins, some embossed with images of Pharaonic gods, ...