World Briefing | Middle East Egypt: Gates Seeks to Assure Allies
New York Times, United States - Thom Shanker
By THOM SHANKER Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates landed in Cairo on Monday on a tour of the Middle East intended to reassure two close allies, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, that they remain valued partners and that they should not fear American efforts to ...
Gates to reassure Mideast allies on Iran
Gates: Arab Allies Should Not Worry About Possible US-Iran ...
Gates Trip Aims to Reaffirm Ties With Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Egypt's Christian Farmers Protest Cull
Wall Street Journal - Margaret Coker
By MARGARET COKER Egypt pressed ahead Monday with plans to kill all pigs in the country, amid rising concerns there that the animal considered unclean by Islam may cause a swine-flu epidemic. Officials in the majority Muslim nation say they are ...
Video: Raw Video: Police, Pig Owners Clash in Egypt
Egypt's Christians see bias in pig slaughter
Egypt's slaughter of pigs draws criticism as misguided
2 Killed as Israel Hits Egypt-Gaza Tunnels
New York Times, United States
By REUTERS GAZA (Reuters) — Israeli warplanes bombed tunnels beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Saturday, killing two Palestinians, after militants there fired several mortar shells at Israel, medical workers said. ...
3 Palestinians wounded in Israeli air strikes on S Gaza
2 Palestinians killed in tunnel
Two die in air raid on Gaza tunnels
INTERVIEW-Nascent Egypt opposition group seeks regime change
Reuters - Cynthia Johnston
A previous effort by the opposition Kefaya (Enough) movement to mobilise mass protests in Egypt lost steam after it failed to block the re-election of President Hosni Mubarak in 2005, who has been in power since 1981. The group rarely brought more than ...
The meaning of Egypt's anger
Mubarak, Netanyahu to discuss regional threats
Report: Israeli prime minister to visit Egypt next week
Indiana Daily Student - Danielle Fleischman
In an effort to appear proactive in the fight against swine flu, Egypt has ordered the slaughter of all the pigs in the country. Unfortunately for Egypt – which has had no reported cases of the disease – a live pig has nothing to do with contracting ...
Swine Flu On Wane: Mexico
Permanent watch on pigs may be needed for flu
Swine flu goes person-to-pig; What's next?
Egypt: Israeli nukes 'greatest threat'
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Brenda Gazzar
Spokesman Hossam Zaki, in a declaration to editors accredited with the ministry, said Egypt's position on disarmament and nonproliferation aimed to safeguard Egyptian security and to address the threats that undermine security and stability in the ...
Egypt invites WorleyParsons as Bechtel talks stall
CAIRO, May 3 (Reuters) - Egypt will invite Australia's WorleyParsons (WOR.AX) to negotiate terms for a nuclear power plant consultancy after talks with tender-winner Bechtel Power Corp stalled, state news agency MENA said on Sunday. ...
Egypt drops US construction giant Bechtel as nuclear consultant
Egypt market ends flat, retail investors eye banks
CAIRO, May 4 (Reuters) - Egyptian shares ended broadly flat on Monday with little international involvement because of a market holiday in London and retail investors looking to pick up laggards in the banking sector. Traders said National Bank for ...
International Middle East Media Center
Egypt policeman shot dead by smugglers on borders with Israel
They were two Ethiopians and three Eritreans. The Egyptian borders are often destinations to illegal migrants especially Africans pursuing jobs in Tel Aviv but Egypt stepped up patrols to stop migrants in recent years.
Official: Egyptian soldier killed by smugglers
Egypt presses ahead with pig cull
BBC News, UK
Officials now say the move is a general health measure aimed at restoring order to Egypt's pig-rearing industry. The move has been widely criticised and the World Health Organisation says there is no evidence that pigs are transmitting the virus to ...
Egypt's call to kill pigs amid flu scare ridiculed
Egypt to slaughter 300000 pigs
EGYPT: After avian flu, Egypt fears swine flu