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2009-05-13 06:55:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As a child of a Coptic orthodox family growing up in Cairo, Egypt, during the late '30s and '40s, Aziz Anis did not grasp the significance of the blue-painted and taped windows and the searchlights lighting the dark night sky, nor could he relate the dull thumping sounds he heard to anti-aircraft artillery. Streets full of British soldiers and yellow signs forbidding Allied troops from entering certain areas were images of downtown Cairo from his...

2009-05-11 06:00:00

BOSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc., (AMEX: OOO), is pleased to announce the opening of its newest solution center in Cairo, Egypt. Our newest facility, with a capacity for more than 700 seats, enables Stream to expand its multilingual support offerings to accommodate our strong business growth. As a recognized top outsourcing destination, businesses are attracted to Egypt because of its central location between EMEA and North America and its economic and...

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2009-05-04 12:45:00

Authorities in Egypt are following through with the nationwide slaughter of thousands of pigs in order to protect citizens against the swine flu virus despite criticism from the UN, which claims there is no need for the massive slaughter since the virus cannot be spread by pork consumption. On Saturday, Dr Souad Al-Khouli said there had been no reported cases of the H1N1 virus in humans or pigs in Egypt. The call to slaughter Egypt's entire pig population has been met with disruption among...

2009-04-29 14:51:00

CAIRO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Intelligence Support Services, Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, Managing Director Mr. William "Bo" Fielding, announced today that due to the recent spiking violent piracy in the Gulf of Aden and surrounding areas with over 20 ships and more than 200 people currently being held by pirates, an emergency summit has been organized through contacts with the government of Egypt, Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen, Jordan, Panama, Malaysia, International Agencies and Industry...

2009-02-19 10:00:00

First Ladies and Royalty from Seven Nations Collaborate on the Global Problems of Missing and Sexually Exploited Children CAIRO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her Excellency Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of the Arab Republic of Egypt and President of the Suzanne Mubarak Women's International Peace Movement (SMWIPM) in partnership with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) convened an historic child protection conference today in Cairo. The theme of...

2009-01-29 06:55:00

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "Project Egypt: A Politically Incorrect View" (published by AuthorHouse), a new book by Patrick Roelle, offers a no-holds-barred account of his time working and living in Cairo as a construction project director. From a building project that is plagued with difficulties to the eye-opening realities of life for the city's citizens, Project Egypt is a straightforward account of a country that Roelle believes is both modern and of the Third World....

2009-01-28 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Ancient Art has stated that the information published by the Thomson Reuters news agency regarding Mr. Ali Aboutaam, dated January 15, 2009, is incorrect. The story stated that Mr. Aboutaam was under arrest in Sofia, Bulgaria. In fact, Mr. Aboutaam is at his home in Switzerland and his movements are not restricted. A registered letter was sent on January 19, 2009 to the Swiss office of Thomson Reuters to ensure that this false information, which...

2008-11-03 12:00:26

Egyptian health officials say a rock slide in early September that killed more than 100 residents of a Cairo slum is now threatening the lives of the survivors. Residents who lived through the collapse of 60-ton boulders from the Muqattam cliffs are suffering respiratory problems from sewage that was unleashed by the rock slide, al-Arabiya reported Monday. The walls and ceilings of houses in the slum are continually being soaked by sewage running down the cliffs, says the Arab language...

2008-10-02 15:00:30

Parks and beaches opened its doors since early morning to welcome visitors and the good weather as well as moderate temperature help people to spend a nice time. Weather forecasters said that the weather would be ideal during the Eid where there will be a moderate temperature in all areas and the weather is moderate autumnally. On the meantime, good sea surface temperature will allow visitors to spend a nice time and practice swimming while sea waves will be one to two meters in the...

2008-09-27 15:00:22

"A blaze has caught parts of the Egyptian National Theatre in Cairo", Al-Jazeera ran a "urgent" screen caption quoting its Cairo correspondent at 1640 gmt, on 27 September. Originally published by Al-Jazeera TV, Doha, in Arabic 1640 27 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.