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Egyptian Bedouin attack Sinai police station

Others | 26 September 2010
ISMAILIA (Egypt )- Dozens of armed Bedouins surrounded a police station in central Sinai on Friday, locking in 15 police officers and setting a car ablaze in the worst bout of violence in the region for nearly two months... More

57 drug farms seized in Sinai

Others | 26 September 2010
Cairo-Six drug barons have been arrested in North Sinai in a crackdown on crime rings and drug-producing areas , the police announced later Friday... More

Muslim Brotherhood: we plan to participate in Egypt polls

Others | 26 September 2010
CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood does not plan to heed calls for a boycott of November's parliamentary elections, a senior member of the moderate Islamist movement said on Thursday... More

Anti-gov't protest near Abdeen Square

Others | 23 September 2010
CAIRO - Political activists staged a protest in Cairo on Tuesday against what they said plans to hand power to the president's son. .. More

Ex-deputy Cairo governor acquitted in Duweiqa case

Others | 23 September 2010
CAIRO: Gammaliya and Manshiyet Nasser Misdemeanor Appeals Court acquitted Tuesday former deputy Cairo governor Mahmoud Yassin of charges of involuntary manslaughter and injury of the Duweiqa residents... More

Going hi-tech on sexual harassment

Others | 23 September 2010
CAIRO - A hi-tech weapon has been unveiled in the battle against sexual harassment in Egypt, where almost half the female population face unwanted attention from men every day... More

Mubarak visits Berlin, Rome

Others | 22 September 2010
CAIRO-President Hosni Mubarak is due in Berlin on Wednesday for important tals with German Chancellor Angelica Merkel, Egypt's official Middle East News Agency reported on Tuesday... More

Egyptian gov’t defends TMG deal

Others | 22 September 2010
CAIRO - Egyptian Housing Minister Ahmed el-Maghrabi said Monday that the $3 billion Madinaty deal of the Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG), the property development company, was "successful and sound" in its timing and execution... More

Egypt plans to relocate cement factories

Others | 22 September 2010
CAIRO: Starting next year, Egypt will embark on a relocation project which should eventually see cement factories moved out of the Helwan governorate... More

Egyptian security forces on alert in Sinai

Others | 21 September 2010
CAIRO - Egyptian security forces were placed on high alert in Sinai fearing Hamas operatives who infiltrated from Gaza plan to fire rockets at Israel... More

Al-Wafd says to participate in PA elections, opposition divided

Others | 21 September 2010
CAIRO: Al-Wafd Party has decided to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in November, sparking divisions among Egypt’s opposition groups... More

Professors wearing niqab banned from giving lectures

Others | 21 September 2010
CAIRO: Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hani Helal supported a number of universities’ decision to ban faculty members wearing the niqab, or the full face veil, from giving lectures... More

Activists call on Al-Wafd party to boycott PA elections

Others | 20 September 2010
CAIRO: About two dozen activists protested Friday morning outside Al-Wafd opposition party headquarters in Giza, as a general assembly meeting was held inside to decide whether the party will join the race for the coming People’s Assembly elections or not... More

Lawyers: Egypt minister at fault for Van Gogh theft

Others | 20 September 2010
Lawyers for 11 Egypt's Ministry of Culture officials charged with negligence over the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting said on Tuesday their clients were scapegoats and the minister should shoulder responsibility.. More

MP says to present documents implicating PM, ministers in 'free medical treatment' case

Others | 20 September 2010
CAIRO: Opposition MP Mostafa Bakry said that he will present to the Public Funds Prosecution on Sunday 24 documents that prove Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif’s violations in the medical treatment decrees he approved for Minister of Finance Youssef Boutros Ghali... More

Egyptian journalist's trial resumes Sunday

Others | 19 September 2010
GIZA (Egypt)-A criminal court Sunday resumes the trial of an editor of an independent Egyptian newspaper accused of inciting the public against a controversial property tax law... More

Egypt Ghad party to boycott parliamentary election

Others | 19 September 2010
Egypt's opposition Ghad party said Tuesday that it would join Mohamed ElBaradei in boycotting November parliamentary elections.. More

Egypt says has enough wheat

Others | 19 September 2010
CAIRO- Egypt has secured the wheat quantities it needs to avoid shortages in subsidised bread and would not face a rerun of riots in 2008 over bread shortages, the trade minister said on Saturday... More

Egypt court rejects Madinaty appeals

Others | 16 September 2010
Egypt's High Administrative Court on Tuesday rejected two appeals against a lower court's decision in a land case involving property developer Talaat Moustafa Group's (TMG) flagship project Madinaty... More

Egypt Ghad party to boycott parliamentary election

Others | 16 September 2010
Egypt's opposition Ghad party said Tuesday that it would join Mohamed ElBaradei in boycotting November parliamentary elections.. More

Lawyers: Egypt minister at fault for Van Gogh theft

Others | 16 September 2010
Lawyers for 11 Egypt's Ministry of Culture officials charged with negligence over the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting said on Tuesday their clients were scapegoats and the minister should shoulder responsibility .. More