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Egypt to dig a parallel channel to Suez Canal by 2012

Others | 25 August 2010
A President of Egypt's Port Said Port Authority Ibrahim Seddiq a tender for the construction of a navigation channel parallel to Egypt's Suez Canal will be offered before the end of this year.. More

Prime-time TV show hits Egypt Muslim Brotherhood

Others | 25 August 2010
A prime-time TV show charting the rise of Egypt's main opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is gripping audiences and angering leaders of the group, who see an attempt to tarnish its name before elections this year.. More

Egypt culture chief sleepless over painting theft

Others | 25 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's culture minister blamed "incompetent" security staff for the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum and .. More

Egypt culture chief sleepless over painting theft

Others | 25 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's culture minister blamed "incompetent" security staff for the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum and .. More

Common values at unity iftar

Others | 24 August 2010
CAIRO - As the Muslim world has turned its attention to the fasting month of Ramadan, Pope Shenuda III, leader of the Coptic Church in Egypt, has urged Muslims and Christians to give money to thepoor... More

Egypt Denies Recovery of Stolen Van Gogh

Others | 24 August 2010
On Saturday a Van Gogh painting titled Poppy Flowers, worth an estimated $55 million was stolen from a Cairo museum.. More

In new posters, Mubarak son for Egypt president

Others | 24 August 2010
Posters have sprouted up around Egypt promoting President Hosni Mubarak's younger son as the country's next leader, in the most overt campaign yet for a controversial father-son succession in this key U.S... More

Egypt steps up hunt for stolen painting

Others | 23 August 2010
CAIRO(update)- Egypt has stepped up the search for a Van Gogh painting valued at more than 50 million dollars stolen from a Cairo museum, an official said Sunday, as two Italians arrested over the theft were released... More

Mubarak accepts invite for Mideast talks

Others | 23 August 2010
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak accepted an invitation to attend the start of direct peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Washington next month, a newspaper reported on Saturday... More

Appeal by Egyptians, convicted of espionage in Qatar, in October

Others | 22 August 2010
CAIRO- Egypt is closely following an appeal by two Egyptians who were sentenced to life imprisonment on espionage charges by Qatar earlier this year, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official said on Saturday , adding that the appeal would be heard in October... More

Campaigns for Egypt opposition, regime supporters on the rise

Others | 22 August 2010
Collecting signatures for petitions and distributing leaflets have recently become trademarks of street politics in Egypt among both regime supporters and opposition, said Egypt's paper almasri alyoum .. More

Rights group calls for resignation of electricity minister

Others | 22 August 2010
CAIRO: The Egyptian Center for Human Rights (ECHR) has called for the resignation of the Minister of Electricity and Energy Hassan Younis, citing the excessive power cuts that have plighted Egypt since the beginning of Ramadan... More

Ramadan bags in return for the poor votes in elections

Others | 19 August 2010
Cairo – Ramadan bags - food supply bags for the needy - lost their real humanitarian aim and turned to be just tools used by the political powers specially those of religious trends in order to achieve their electional targets under the name of supporting the poor during the holy fasting month of Ramadan... More

New cancer hospital planned

Others | 19 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak decided to launch a national subscription campaign to built an advanced cancer hospital in the 6th of October Governorate to replace the diaplating Cairo Tumours Institute... More

Lawyer sues three ministers

Others | 19 August 2010
CAIRO - A Cairo-based lawyer has filed a law suit against the Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Trade and Industry accusing them of being the main cause of a crucial wheat shortage that created new worries about food sufficiency in the country... More

Ahly of Egypt complain against JS Kabylie

Others | 18 August 2010
Al-Ahly are preparing to lodge a complaint against JS Kabylie with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) due to what happened during their match against Kabylie in Algeria in the African Champions League (ACL) on Sunday night, the local media reported on Tuesday... More

Egypt earmarks $1.3b for wheat imports

Others | 18 August 2010
CAIRO--Egypt's main wheat buyer has said it wants to buy 55,000 to 60,000 tonnes of wheat on a free-on-board basis (FOB) from the US, Canada, Germany and Australia. The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) said grain shipments should be delivered from September 16 to September 30... More

Secularist quits Al Wafd over Brotherhood

Others | 18 August 2010
CAIRO--A leading Coptic secularist has quit Al Wafd, Egypt's oldest liberal party, in protest at the chief of the party's visit to the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, a banned-but-influential opposition power... More

Wafd to run for Egypt's presidency

Others | 17 August 2010
CAIRO-- Chief of Al Wafd, Egypt's oldest liberal party, has said that his party will field a candidate in Egypt's presidential elections due next year. .. More

Egypt universities fail to appear on Chinese ranking system

Others | 17 August 2010
Harvard University has topped the Chinese list of university rankings for the eighth consecutive year. No Egyptian or Middle Eastern universities featured on the list.. More

Ahly of Egypt beaten in Algeria

Others | 17 August 2010
ALGIERS--Egypt's Al Ahly were beaten 1-0 by JS Kabylieof Algeria in their African Champions League Group B clash in Tizi-Ouzou on Sunday night... More