Egypt invites Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Palestinian unity talks:report
GAZA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Egypt on Saturday officially invited the Damascus-based chiefs of Hamas and Islamic Jihad (Holy War) to Cairo to join the inter-Palestinian reconciliation dialogue, a Gaza-based news agency reported. ...
Egypt invites Hamas, Islamic Jihad leaders to Cairo
Questions for Jehan Sadat
Two Gaza rockets hit Israel: military
Israeli negotiators return to Egypt for kidnapped soldier
JERUSALEM, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Two high-ranking Israeli officials have been sent to Egypt in a fresh effort to bring back a kidnapped soldier from the Hamas movement, said the Prime Minister' s Office on Saturday evening. Yuval Diskin, head of the ...
Israel envoys in Egypt to discuss Hamas prisoner swap
Israel's Olmert makes final effort to free soldier
Major effort to free Shalit underway
Los Angeles Times
Shoemakers' view of Egypt's down at the heel
Los Angeles Times, CA
Fouad Bekheet, 65, at the Karem shoe shop in Cairo, Egypt, has been repairing shoes since he was 10. It used to be customers at a shop in a Cairo bazaar would forget to pick up the shoes they left off, but now they often wait in their socks for their ...
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
Egypt: Tripartite Summit meeting in Riyadh to discuss situation in ME
Mubarak and Assad will seek to repair rift at Saudi summit
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
Community can end failing marriage: Egypt fatwa
Aid To Egypt
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, ...
Dissent Of The Day
Sudan, sanctioned and sanctioning
In the absence of Arab League action, Egypt and Qatar are competing to mediate a solution to the tragedy in Darfur. Egypt is calling for a pan-Arab summit in order to settle Sudanese affairs. Qatar is organizing a "private" dialogue of its own, ...
Egypt: UN Chief appreciates Egypt's efforts to contain Sudan-ICC ...
Egyptian president sends message of support to Sudan's al-Bashir
Egypt's FM Pays Short Visit to Talk with Sudan's President
New World's Largest Pool Being Built In Egypt
A company called Crystal Lagoons has announced an ambitious new project, to build the world's largest swimming pool in the Egyptian desert. The pool will consist of twelve giant lagoons at the Sharm El Sheikh beach. The pool is part of a master ...
World's Largest Swimming Pool to Be Built by Crystal Lagoons in ...
Bin Laden: Gaza offensive was a 'holocaust'
The Associated Press
He did not mention any governments by name in the brief excerpts, but Egypt, in particular, drew criticism during the offensive for not opening its border with Gaza to more aid shipments and humanitarian cases. Both Israel and Egypt have closed their ...
Video: Audio recording: Osama bin Laden tape - 14 Mar 09
Bin Laden: Arab leaders 'complicit' with Israel
New Bin Laden Recording Condemns Gaza Strikes
In Egypt, 'Salaam' equals 'Security'
A statue signifying peace, on the grounds of the New Library of Alexandria, Egypt (Marlene H. Phillips, Feb. 2009) Egyptians love to talk politics. And since I also love to talk politics, on my recent visit I was happy to oblige them. ...