Voice of America
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. ...
Questions for Jehan Sadat
Egypt wants Palestinian unity deal by Saturday
Two Gaza rockets hit Israel: military
Israel envoys in Egypt to discuss Hamas prisoner swap
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
Egypt 'invites Mashaal to discuss Shalit'
The Shalit deal / Premeditated failure
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
Egypt main stock index jumps over 3 pct, OCI higher
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
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
Under pressure: the FCO explanation
Egypt's Strategic Uses
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
Dissent Of The Day
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
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 ...
The Day in Israel: Sun Mar 15th, 2009
Diskin and Dekel fly to Cairo for decisive talks on Schalit
Report: Egypt summons Hamas, Jihad chiefs to Cairo
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
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. ...