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Egypt fatwa: Community can force divorce - United Press International Fri, 13 Mar 2009 20:50:53 GMT

Al-Arabiya

Egypt fatwa: Community can force divorce
United Press International
CAIRO, March 13 (UPI) -- A Muslim cleric in Egypt issued a fatwa saying community members can file for divorce on a couple's behalf. Sheik Gamal Qutb, former head of Egypt's top religious institution, the Fatwa Committee at al-Azhar, said Sunday during ...
Egypt: Cleric asks neighbours to enforce divorce AKI - Adnkronos International
Community can end failing marriage: Egypt fatwa Al-Arabiya
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Saudi hosts Syria, Egypt in effort to end rift - International Herald Tribune Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:51:21 GMT

Voice of America

Saudi hosts Syria, Egypt in effort to end rift
International Herald Tribune, France
AP CAIRO: The leaders of the US-allied Arab powerhouses, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, will meet this week with Syria's president in an effort to end a yearslong rift among Arab countries and blunt Iran's influence in the region. ...
Arab leaders meet to heal rifts BBC News
Egypt: Tripartite Summit meeting in Riyadh to discuss situation in ME ISRIA (subscription)
Mubarak and Assad will seek to repair rift at Saudi summit Jerusalem Post
Christian Science Monitor - Reuters
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Prosecutor expects CIA trial to continue - The Associated Press Fri, 13 Mar 2009 19:00:24 GMT

Reuters

Prosecutor expects CIA trial to continue
The Associated Press
Prosecutors say Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, was taken to US bases in Italy and Germany before being moved to Egypt, where he was imprisoned for four years. Nasr, who has since been released, has said he was tortured. Italy's government denies any ...
Italy's high court rules against prosecutors in CIA 'rendition' case Los Angeles Times
Italy's high court deals blow to CIA kidnap trial Reuters
Judges deal blow to CIA 'kidnap' trial guardian.co.uk
New York Times - Voice of America
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Palestinian Authority Releases 45 Hamas Detainees Upon Egypt's Request - Combined Jewish Philantropies Fri, 13 Mar 2009 13:10:28 GMT

BBC News

Palestinian Authority Releases 45 Hamas Detainees Upon Egypt's Request
Combined Jewish Philantropies, MA
Ma'an reports from Nablus at 1827 gmt that "Palestinian sources close to the Hamas Movement told a Ma'an correspondent in Nablus that the Palestinian security services released 45 Hamas detainees in the West Bank following an agreement that was reached ...
Egypt wants Palestinian unity deal by Saturday International Herald Tribune
Hamas criticises Gaza rocket fire Aljazeera.net
Israeli PM briefed on Cairo talks to free soldier AFP
Calgary Herald - The Associated Press
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Aid To Egypt - Atlantic Online Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:00:58 GMT

Camden New Journal

Aid To Egypt
Atlantic Online
In response to my question here, here's an article about aid to Egypt, the other huge recipient of American tax-payers' dollars after Israel. Money quote: The annual aid to Egypt will be cut to $1.5 billion this year, down from $1.7 billion in 2008, ...
Rethinking Egypt-US relations Al-Ahram Weekly
Egypt-Israel peace treaty sparks debate GulfNews
US Military Assumes New Vital Security Role On Gaza-Sinai Border Evening Bulletin
The Age - News24
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Egypt must halt campaign against bloggers - CPJ Press Freedom Online Fri, 13 Mar 2009 17:40:38 GMT

Egypt must halt campaign against bloggers
CPJ Press Freedom Online, NY
The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to protest the relentless campaign of persecution against Internet journalists and bloggers by Egypt 's various security services. Regrettably, the routine harassment and detention of bloggers, ...

Egypt pushes for 'free-speech' resolution at UN - Vancouver Sun Fri, 13 Mar 2009 23:57:17 GMT

Egypt pushes for 'free-speech' resolution at UN
Vancouver Sun,  Canada
Egypt sought to outmanoeuvre Canada at the United Nations Human Rights Council Friday as it began pushing for a 'free-speech' resolution the West says deviates from traditional norms. UNITED NATIONS — Egypt sought to outmanoeuvre Canada at the United ...

Egypt stresses the importance of intensifying international ... - ISRIA (subscription) Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:39:11 GMT

Egypt stresses the importance of intensifying international ...
ISRIA (subscription), DC
Egypt's permanent ambassador to the United Nations headquarters in Geneva Hisham Badr stressed the importance of intensifying international efforts in combating trafficking in human beings, during the interactive dialogue on 12/3/2009 of the Human ...
Egypt urges Israeli commitment of Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty ISRIA (subscription)
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EGYPT: Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns - IRINnews.org Thu, 12 Mar 2009 06:53:07 GMT

stv.tv

EGYPT: Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns
IRINnews.org, NY
CAIRO, 12 March 2009 (IRIN) - An 18-month-old child contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus on 10 March, bringing the number of human cases in Egypt to 58 since records began in 2006, and prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to ask for a study to ...
Egyptian girl contracts bird flu - agency Reuters
Egypt -Bird flu-Infection Egypt confirms another human bird flu ... African Press Agency
Infant girl becomes 58th Egyptian infected with bird flu virus RIA Novosti
Xinhua - Bloomberg
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Standing by Sudan - Al-Ahram Weekly Fri, 13 Mar 2009 10:39:05 GMT

Reuters

Standing by Sudan
Al-Ahram Weekly, Egypt
It won't be fun for Egypt if Sudan breaks up, or breaks down under pressure. So Cairo stands by Khartoum come what may, notes Gamal Nkrumah As unfavorable ideas go, this one is a corker, as far as Egypt is concerned. The choices that confront Sudan ...
Video: Justice for Darfur RT
Nothing international about ICC Arab News
Standoff over Sudan president could drag on The Associated Press
AllAfrica.com - Sudan Tribune
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