Latest Gamal Abdel Nasser Stories

2010-07-08 04:45:00

KUWAIT CITY, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah will embark on a nine-country, 30,000-mile tour through Latin America beginning Sunday, July 11.

2006-09-04 05:52:27

AMMAN (Reuters) - One British tourist was killed and five Western tourists and their Jordanian guide were wounded in a shooting in downtown Amman on Monday, a Jordanian government spokesman said. Nasser Joudeh said the wounded tourists were three Britons, one Dutch and one New Zealander.

2006-04-02 10:05:53

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities on Sunday ordered a politician and his supporters held for questioning for four days on suspicion of crimes including attempted murder when they occupied the offices of the party he used to lead.

2005-09-06 09:50:58

By Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - For Mohamed Saeed, 28, Egyptian presidents other than Hosni Mubarak are all figures from distant history. Aged four when Mubarak came to power, it's hard for him to imagine an alternative.

2005-09-04 11:07:02

By Edmund Blair CAIRO (Reuters) - Campaigning drew to a close on Sunday in Egypt's first multi-candidate presidential election which most Egyptians have little doubt will give President Hosni Mubarak a fifth six-year term in office.

2005-07-28 04:58:29

SHIBIN EL-KOM, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Thursday he would seek a fifth six-year term in the country's first presidential elections with more than one candidate on Sept. 7.

2005-06-28 15:00:17

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood groupsaid on Tuesday it was inviting opposition groups to aconference to set up a permanent alliance to push for politicalreform in the Arab world's most populous nation.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.