Culling Pigs in Flu Fight, Egypt Angers Herders and Dismays UN
New York Times, United States
By NADIM AUDI CAIRO — Egypt has begun forcibly slaughtering the country's pig herds as a precaution against swine flu, a move that the United Nations described as “a real mistake” and one that is prompting anger among the country's pig farmers. ...
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Pigs to the slaughter in Egypt
Netanyahu to visit Egypt in early May
JERUSALEM (AFP) — Hawkish Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to visit Egypt in the first half of May at the invitation of President Hosni Mubarak, his office said on Thursday. "The prime minister has responded positively to President Hosni ...
Israel's Netanyahu accepts invitation to Egypt
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Better times ahead?
SARC opens new refugee support centre
Syria Today, Syria
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and Danish embassy opened a new counselling centre for Iraqi refugees in Damascus on April 29. The new centre, located in the Saida Zeinab district of Damascus, will provide Iraqi and Palestinian children with social ...
UN envoy expresses alarm at Gaza humanitarian situation
He spoke after two Palestinians were killed when a smuggling tunnel linking the Gaza Strip and Egypt collapsed earlier Thursday. "Fulfilling the humanitarian needs and beginning early recovery is impossible without the adequate entry of fuel, cash, ...
Egypt puts the bite on Gaza tunnel smugglers
Hamas urges Egypt to open border with Gaza
Israeli Arabs held on 'bomb plot'
Mubarak warns against tampering with Egypt
Jerusalem Post, Israel
By AP Egypt's president warned regional adversaries on Wednesday that he would not tolerate what he called their tampering his country's security and stability, a reference to Iran and the Hizbullah that it supports. President Hosni Mubarak's comments ...
In Egypt, a blogger tries to spread 'culture of disobedience ...
Mubarak warns against interfering in Egypt's security
Mubarak vows to defend Egypt borders against threat of 'militias'
DIARY - Egypt/Sudan - April 30
All events/times provisional and in GMT (local time is GMT +3 for Egypt and Sudan). CAIRO - Court session in the Egyptian government's appeal against an earlier court ruling ordering an end to gas exports to Israel. SHARM EL-SHEIKH - Egyptian President ...
French pavilion at Intergas exhibition in Egypt
Egypt will Chair a Strengthened Non Aligned Movement, says Cuban FM
Cuba News, Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, April 30 (acn) Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, said that Egypt will received the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) strengthened when it assumes its presidency and hosts the 15th Summit of Heads of State and Government, ...
Egypt: Foreign Minister meets with Cuban President before leaving ...
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Egypt to host emergency anti-piracy summit
CAIRO (AFP) — Egypt is to host an international emergency anti-piracy conference bringing together an unprecedented number of officials and experts in Cairo in May, the organisers said on Thursday. "An emergency summit has been organised... with the ...
Egypt to host anti-piracy conference in May
International Anti Piracy Summit to be Hosted in Cairo-Egypt
Flu Prompts Shutdowns in Mexico, Texas
New York Times, United States
Nasser Nouri/Associated Press A butcher carried a pig in Cairo on Thursday as Egypt continued slaughtering the roughly 300000 pigs in the country as a precaution against swine flu, even though no cases have been reported. ...
Video: NM awaits H1N1 'swine' flu test kits
WHO to stop using term 'swine flu' to protect pigs
Flu name change may be too late
Egypt Mobinil Q1 net down, misses most forecasts
By Aziz El Kaissouni CAIRO, April 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's Mobinil (EMOB.CA) posted a 6 percent fall in net income for the first quarter of 2009 to 424 million Egyptian pounds ($75 million) on Wednesday, missing most analysts' forecasts as it faced ...
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