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Egypt will not raise local wheat prices

Others | 9 August 2010
CAIRO- Egypt will not raise local wheat prices or cut bread subsidies after a Russian wheat export ban sent world prices.. More

Delta workers threaten mass suicide

Others | 9 August 2010
EL-MAHALLAH - Workers in a Nile Delta ginning company briefly blocked the main roads Saturday, threatening to commit suicide under trains over a dispute with their employer over paying their wages... More

Somali pirates hijack sugar cargo ship with 24 Egyptian and Syrian crew, says EU

Others | 9 August 2010
A picture released on Aug. 6 by the EU Navfor shows Spanish frigate SPS Victoria tracking a pirate skiff (bottom) on Aug. 3 in the Gulf of Aden. The Spanish warship foiled an attack on a Norwegian chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden, holding seven suspected Somali pirates pending possible prosecution. (AFP Photo/ EU NAVFOR).. More

Egyptian popular movements hold the government responsible for prices hike

Others | 8 August 2010
Cairo – An Egyptian political front called “The Free Country”, held the government responsible for prices hike calling the Egyptians for joining a demonstration next Monday under the motto “We became hungry”... More

An hour backward in Egypt as of Wed

Others | 8 August 2010
CAIRO - The Egyptian Government made the decision to set the clocks an hour backward starting from Wednesday until September 9. Ramadan is set to start next Wednesday... More

Protest group denies polarisation

Others | 8 August 2010
CAIRO - A co-Founder of a youth movement, using the Internet to press for political change in Egypt, has said that his group is completely independent from other opposition powers... More

Egyptian support to Lebanon against Israel

Others | 5 August 2010
CAIRO-- Egypt Tuesday voiced "full support" with Lebanon against "Israeli violations" following the eruption of a border clash between Lebanon and Israel for the first time in four years. .. More

Egypt court rules on Madinaty land case this week

Others | 5 August 2010
Egypt's Judge Mustafa Hanafi said that Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court will rule on the validity of Talaat Moustafa Group Holding’s purchase of land for its Madinaty real-estate project on Aug. 5.. More

Peres, Mubarak discuss Israeli-Palestinian talks

Others | 5 August 2010
The Egyptian presidency said that Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak and Israeli President Shimon Peres discussed Sunday efforts to relaunch direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians.. More

3 opposition parties to join Egypt's vote

Others | 5 August 2010
CAIRO- Three major Egyptian oppostion have rebuffed calls for boycotting the forthcoming legislative and presidential elections... More

Egyptian hospitalised for alleged torture

Others | 5 August 2010
MANSURA- An Egyptian man jumped off a police station in the Nile Delta town of Bani Ebeid to escape alleged torture.Mohamed Salah Mahmoud, a 18-year-old driver, is now lying in a hospital under security after surving the jump, said his family... More

Mubarak, Sarkozy 'co-ordinate' on peace

Others | 5 August 2010
PARIS- President Hosni Mubarak Monday meets his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy on peacemaking in the Middle East, a senior Egyptian official has said... More

Campaigning and counter-campaigning

Others | 4 August 2010
CAIRO - Rivalry for Egypt’s rule has gathered speed after supporters of President Hosni Mubarak’s.. More

Impossible rockets fired from Sinai

Others | 4 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt Monday denied that the five rockets, which fell near the Israeli beach resort of Eilat and Jordan's port of Aqaba were fired from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula... More

Russia grain trader denies Egypt shipment default

Others | 4 August 2010
Russian state grain trader United Grain Company (UGC) Monday denied that it had defaulted on a wheat shipment to Egypt, adding it was considering legal procedings against its counterparty in the deal.. More

Egyptian group plans to protest with pots

Others | 3 August 2010
CAIRO - A new group of activists Sunday announced plans to stage a massive protest outside the Egyptian Cabinet building in central Cairo this month against rising food prices and what they termed as the “exploitation of traders”... More

Ahly's last-gap goal dashes Ismaili's hopes

Others | 3 August 2010
CAIRO--A stoppage-time goal from Wael Gomaa earned Ahly a 2-1 home victory over Ismaili on Sunday evening to dent their bitter rivals' hopes of reaching the African Champions League semi finals... More

NDP presidential candidate to be named in May

Others | 3 August 2010
CAIRO - The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) will announce its candidate for the 2011 presidential elections next may, according to a senior official... More

Copt jailed over false alert

Others | 2 August 2010
SOHAG (Egypt)-Prosecutors in the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag have ordered a Coptic chef in a monastery be remanded for four days pending further investigations on making a false alert... More

Mercosur, Egypt to sign free-trade deal

Others | 2 August 2010
Mercosur, a South American trade bloc that groups big agricultural exporters Brazil and Argentina, will sign a free-trade deal with Egypt next week, the Egyptian trade minister said on Friday... More

Egypt to face DR Congo instead of Togo

Others | 2 August 2010
CAIRO-Egypt will face DR Congo on August 11 after calling off a friendly against Togo, the team's assistant coach Hamada Sedki said on Saturday... More