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Egypt invites Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Palestinian unity talks:report - Xinhua Sat, 14 Mar 2009 21:13:55 GMT

Voice of America

Egypt invites Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Palestinian unity talks:report
Xinhua, China
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. ...
Questions for Jehan Sadat New York Times
Egypt wants Palestinian unity deal by Saturday International Herald Tribune
Two Gaza rockets hit Israel: military AFP
Al-Ahram Weekly - Aljazeera.net
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Israel envoys in Egypt to discuss Hamas prisoner swap - AFP Sun, 15 Mar 2009 03:26:20 GMT

Ha'aretz

Israel envoys in Egypt to discuss Hamas prisoner swap
AFP
Egypt hosted intensive indirect, closed-door talks between Israeli and Hamas officials last week on a prisoner swap that could pave the way for a long-term truce in the Gaza Strip in the wake of Israel's deadly 22-day offensive in the coastal enclave ...
Israel, Hamas Face Deadline Over Prisoner Accord, Gheit Says Bloomberg
Egypt 'invites Mashaal to discuss Shalit' PRESS TV
The Shalit deal / Premeditated failure Ha'aretz
Xinhua - Reuters
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EGYPT: Religion and a defiant author - Los Angeles Times Sun, 15 Mar 2009 15:32:13 GMT

EGYPT: Religion and a defiant author
Los Angeles Times, CA
The work sympathizes with sects that challenged the divine nature of Christ, and it quickly ignited fury within the Coptic Church, which has about 10 million followers in Egypt. The book was dismissed by the church as the Arabic version of "The Da ...
Controversy and the International Prize for Arabic Fiction Los Angeles Times
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Egypt main stock index jumps over 3 pct, OCI higher - Forbes Sun, 15 Mar 2009 14:56:31 GMT

Egypt main stock index jumps over 3 pct, OCI higher
Forbes, NY
CAIRO, March 15 (Reuters) - Egypt's main stock index gained over 3 percent on Sunday, led by a strong performance by Orascom Construction Industries , following a rebound by global markets. Orascom Construction shares surged 7.05 percent to 137 ...

Claims of British collusion in torture spread to Egypt - guardian.co.uk Mon, 16 Mar 2009 00:12:31 GMT

Claims of British collusion in torture spread to Egypt
guardian.co.uk, UK
Allegations of British collusion in torture have widened to Egypt, where a young British man says he suffered appalling mistreatment during a week of illegal detention while being interrogated on the basis of information that he says can only have come ...
Terror suspect claims UK colluded in torture Independent
Under pressure: the FCO explanation guardian.co.uk
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Egypt's Strategic Uses - Atlantic Online Mon, 16 Mar 2009 01:42:36 GMT

Egypt's Strategic Uses
Atlantic Online
I was glad to read your post comparing aid to Egypt and aid to Israel - especially your last sentence "AIPAC is not a phantasm". But you let yourself be misled by the reply you received alleging that Egypt is not really a military ally - or militarily ...
Aid To Egypt Atlantic Online
Dissent Of The Day Atlantic Online
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Shoemakers' view of Egypt's down at the heel - Los Angeles Times Sat, 14 Mar 2009 23:49:31 GMT

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 ...

Israeli spy chief makes fresh bid to free soldier - The Associated Press Sun, 15 Mar 2009 06:50:13 GMT

GulfNews

Israeli spy chief makes fresh bid to free soldier
The Associated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says the head of its Shin Bet intelligence service is in Egypt as part of a fresh push for the release of an Israeli soldier held by Palestinian militants since 2006. A statement from Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office says ...
PM Olmert dispatches ISA Director Diskin and special envoy Dekel ... Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (press release)
The Day in Israel: Sun Mar 15th, 2009 GlobalPost
Diskin and Dekel fly to Cairo for decisive talks on Schalit Восток, Иран, Еврейский мир, диаспора
Journal of Turkish Weekly
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Report: Egypt summons Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Cairo - Ynetnews Sun, 15 Mar 2009 16:41:01 GMT

Report: Egypt summons Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Cairo
Ynetnews, Israel
Egypt has summoned Hamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal and Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Ramadan Abdullah Shallah to Cairo, to make the final decision on the treaty between the two rival Palestinian factions, the al-Bayan newspaper, ...

Egypt said planning to invite Netanyahu - Ha'aretz Sun, 15 Mar 2009 23:45:53 GMT

Egypt said planning to invite Netanyahu
Ha'aretz, Israel
By Yoav Stern Egypt will invite Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu for an official visit as soon as he takes office, Likud MK Ayoob Kara told Haaretz Sunday. Kara said the message came from Egyptian ambassador Yasser Rida. ...