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Foreign minister suggests Egyptian president may seek sixth term

Others | 3 October 2010
Cairo - Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit has signalled that President Hosny Mubarak will be a presidential candidate in the 2011 elections during an interview with a pan-Arab newspaper published on Friday... More

US Senate pushes for democracy in Egypt

Others | 3 October 2010
Washington - A resolution has been drafted in the Senate by Russ Feingold and John McCain to urge President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt to .. More

Egypt MB; We will fight in upcoming elections

Others | 3 October 2010
Egypt's opposition group Muslim Brotherhood (MB) will contest the upcoming Parliamentary Elections, ignoring calls for a boycott, according to a statement by the group.. More

Egypt tycoon gets jail, after death sentence scrapped

Others | 30 September 2010
Egypt's court jailed tycoon Hesham Talaat Moustafa Tuesday for 15 years following a retrial for his role in the murder of a Lebanese singer, after an earlier court ruling sentencing him to death was overturned.. More

Minister: Egypt upcoming elections will be heated

Others | 30 September 2010
Egypt's Minister of Interior said Sunday that he expected upcoming parliamentary elections to be "heated", warning that the authorities would clamp down on anyone who stepped outside the law.. More

'Christian Returnees' issue injunction against interior ministry

Others | 30 September 2010
CAIRO: A group of Christians who converted to Islam and then back to Christianity issued an injunction against both the Minister of Interior and the head of the Civil Status Organization for not implementing a court order that allows them to be identified as Christians on their ID cards. .. More

Egypt, China seek closer bilateral economic tie

Others | 29 September 2010
Egyptian and Chinese industry officials vowed closer bilateral economic ties on Sunday with the signing of an industrial cooperation agreement.. More

Minister: Egypt upcoming elections will be heated

Others | 29 September 2010
Egypt's Minister of Interior said Sunday that he expected upcoming parliamentary elections to be "heated", warning that the authorities would clamp down on anyone who stepped outside the law.. More

Egypt museum employee behind Van Gogh theft

Others | 29 September 2010
Egypt's Minister of Interior Habib el Adli said Sunday that an employee working in a Cairo museum was probably behind the theft of a Van Gogh painting that left Egyptian authorities red-faced.. More

Gov't Oks plan to resolve TMG dispute

Others | 28 September 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's government said on Sunday it had approved a legal committee's plan to resolve a land row around the country's biggest listed developer's flagship project, a dispute which has raised concerns across the sector... More

No new Egypt telecoms licences seen before 2013

Others | 28 September 2010
Egypt's Minister of Telecommunications Tarek Kamel said Sunday that Egypt is unlikely to offer a second fixed-line telephone licence or a fourth mobile phone licence before 2013.. More

Khaled Saied trial resumes amidst allegations of security intimidation

Others | 28 September 2010
ALEXANDRIA: The trial of two policemen implicated in the death of Khaled Saied continued Saturday, amidst allegations that security bodies are undermining court proceedings... More

Azhar slams bishop's comments on Qu'ran

Others | 27 September 2010
CAIRO — Sunni Islam's top religious body late Saturday slammed comments by an Egyptian Coptic bishop who cast doubt on the authenticity of some verses of the Qu'ran, saying his remarks threatened national unity... More

Trial of 2 policemen adjourned in Alex

Others | 27 September 2010
ALEXANDRIA - An Egyptian court on Saturday delayed the trial of two policemen who allegedly beat a young man to death in the city of Alexandria until late October, at the behest of the victim's lawyers... More

No new Egypt telecoms licences seen before 2013-paper

Others | 27 September 2010
CAIRO - Egypt is unlikely to offer a second fixed-line telephone licence or a fourth mobile phone licence before 2013, Egypt's telecommunications minister said in remarks published by the daily al-Mal on Sunday... More

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