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American in Egypt attacked near bomb site - The Associated Press Sat, 28 Feb 2009 19:20:31 GMT

AFP

American in Egypt attacked near bomb site
The Associated Press
Attacks against tourists are relatively rare in Egypt. But a bomb outside the Khan el-Khalili bazaar killed a French teenager and wounded 24 others on Feb. 22. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the deadly attack. ...
Egypt's prosecutor orders to detain attacker of US tourist in Cairo Xinhua
US tourist knifed in Cairo bazaar AFP
US citizen stabbed in Cairo tourist area Reuters
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Hamas deputy from Damascus visits Gaza - officials - Reuters Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:01:29 GMT

guardian.co.uk

Hamas deputy from Damascus visits Gaza - officials
Reuters
Moussa Abu Marzouk, deputy to Damascus-based Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, entered the Hamas-controlled territory on Friday through the Rafah crossing with Egypt and left a few hours later, the officials said. Most of Hamas's top leaders in Gaza remain ...
Video: Amnesty urges UN to ban arms to Israel and Hamas - 23 Feb 09 AlJazeeraEnglish
Abbas: Int'l aid have to go through PNA Xinhua
Gaza rockets target Israeli town Aljazeera.net
Ha'aretz - 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

BBC News

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
PM reinstates Gilad after apology over interview Jerusalem Post
Amos Gilad suspended as Israel's emissary to Egypt Ynetnews
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Egypt rejects US report on its rights record - AFP Fri, 27 Feb 2009 17:00:43 GMT

Prensa Latina

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 to bolster UN peacekeepign missions in Sudan Sudan Tribune
Egypt rejects US human rights report RTT News
Prensa Latina - ReliefWeb (press release)
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Egypt: Israeli gas prices could rise 70% - Ha'aretz Sat, 28 Feb 2009 23:18:32 GMT

Egypt: Israeli gas prices could rise 70%
Ha'aretz, Israel
He said, however: "There is no fixed price, but foreign gas exportation companies in Egypt agreed that the price should be adjusted to reach between $2.5 and $2.65 per million British thermal units." It is thought that EMG now pays $1.5 per million BTU ...

Al-Bashir seeks Egypt's help on Darfur warrant - The Associated Press Sun, 22 Feb 2009 14:50:14 GMT

Times Online

Al-Bashir seeks Egypt's help on Darfur warrant
The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's president is seeking Egypt's help to "delay or halt" the International Criminal Court from issuing an arrest warrant for his role in suppressing the Darfur rebellion, Sudan's ambassador to Cairo said Sunday. ...
Sudan's Beshir in Egypt for Darfur talks AFP
Egypt moves to delay Sudan president warrant The National
Egypt hints at compromise on ICC prosecution of Sudan president Sudan Tribune
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Wooden sarcophaguses found in Egypt tomb - MSNBC Fri, 27 Feb 2009 05:58:58 GMT

Wooden sarcophaguses found in Egypt tomb
MSNBC
CAIRO - 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 discovered the ...
Ancient Wooden Sarcophagi Unearthed in Egypt by Japanese Team Bloomberg
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 ...

Firebomb thrown at crowded Cairo metro station - International Herald Tribune Sat, 28 Feb 2009 17:29:36 GMT

Firebomb thrown at crowded Cairo metro station
International Herald Tribune, France
The attack on the station in north Cairo came less than a week after a bomb exploded in a popular tourist area of Egypt's capital, killing a French teen-ager. That bombing was the first deadly attack on tourists in Egypt since 2006. ...