MobiNil hyping new services in anticipation of growing competition

CAIRO: MobiNil has just announced the launch of a voice SMS service, known to the rest of the world as voice mail. With this launch, the telecom industry in Egypt…

Najla Moussa Najla Moussa

French foreign minister calls for immediate cease-fire

Germany seeks end to conflict but no instant cease-fire CAIRO: French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy on Saturday called for an immediate cease-fire to stop the escalating violence between Israel and…

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Mubarak urges immediate cease-fire in Israel-Hezbollah fighting, says a deal can come later

Associated PressCAIRO: President Hosni Mubarak on Monday called for an immediate cease-fire in Israel s military campaign against Hezbollah in Lebanon, saying a longer term solution could be worked out…

Salah Nasrawi Salah Nasrawi

U.S. plan for Lebanon likely to fail, say Arab analysts

Reuters CAIRO: A vision of a new Middle East emerging from the conflict in Lebanon as outlined by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice drew ridicule on Monday from mainstream…

Jonathan Wright Jonathan Wright

Arab League closer to calling emergency summit

CAIRO: Fourteen Arab governments have backed a call for an emergency summit on violence between Israel and Hezbollah and the Palestinians, but the Arab League remained one vote shy of…

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Coptic pope slams maverick cleric

CAIRO: The head of Egypt s Coptic Church issued a stern warning Monday to dissident bishop Maximus I and anyone who might be tempted to join the breakaway church he…

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Akhbar El Negoum honors artists

 ŠΘ###Many of Egypt's celebrities and socialites attended the event and were entertained with the astounding performances, here, Lebliba, Mostafa Hussein and wife Hala##Awatef Serag El Deen and Mona Ragab

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Two Egyptians win top prizes in civil rights essay contest

Middle Eastern entries take the lead with "stronger contentCAIRO: Egyptian and Middle Eastern contestants claimed the top prizes in the Dream Deferred essay contest on civil rights in the Middle…

Sarah El Sirgany Sarah El Sirgany

Present and Tense: Wrong number

The call came on my private line, which is only known to a handful of world leaders whom I trust to call at a decent hour and keep it short.…

Nabil Shawkat Nabil Shawkat

Corporations grow by giving back to the community

CAIRO: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become more than just a fashionable affair to the corporate world. Gone are the days when CSR was an option that corporations entertained when…

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