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  Egypt Tours, Egyptian Tours, Nile Cruise, Egypt Vacation, Nile tour
Great Egypt tours are featuring Cairo, the capital of Egypt, The wild Sahara safari tours in Sinai the land where Moses walked his people through for forty years and where he received the ten commends on the St. Catharine mountain.
Egypt also features tours to Luxor the biggest open museum in the world Between Luxor and Aswan the capital of the south you can cruise the Nile in breath taken views of the country side.
Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the travel of an antiquities team to Japan to inaugurate the Egyptian monuments exhibition to be staged in the museum of the University of Wasida, in the City of Sengoku on July 31, 2007 to last till September 9.
www.goegypt.org   (497 words)

  Egypt - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Egypt is predominantly Muslim, at approximately 90% of the population, with the majority being adherents of the Sunni branch of Islam [6].
Egypt is bordered by Libya on the west, Sudan on the south, and on Israel on the northeast.
Egypt's important role in geopolitics stems from its strategic position: a transcontinental nation, it possesses a land bridge (the Isthmus of Suez) between Africa and Asia, which in turn is traversed by a navigable waterway (the Suez Canal) that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Egypt   (3882 words)

 Egypt (Governement) President Nasser -Internally regarded as the founder of modern Egypt - enjoyed immense prestige ...
President Nasser died suddenly in September 1970, and was succeeded by Col Anwar Sadat, hitherto the Vice-President.
President Mubarak, accompanied by King Hussein of Jordan, made an unexpected visit to Baghdad in March 1985, to demonstrate his support for the Iraqi President, Saddam Hussain, although there had been no formal diplomatic relations between Egypt and Iraq since 1979.
President Mubarak, King Hussein of Jordan and Yasser Arafat of the PLO continued their discussions in pursuit of a negotiated settlement of the Palestinian question during 1984-85.
www.arab.de /arabinfo/egypt-government.htm   (596 words)

 President Mubarak of Egypt
Egypt was a country that initiated the peace process, and we remain most willing and determined to do all we can to help bridge the gaps and restore confidence between the parties.
President Clinton, in 1991, when you first were running for the presidency, you made a pledge never to criticize Israel publicly.
PRESIDENT MUBARAK: I think I have already mentioned that in the comments I started with there should be some steps to make that feel much far better and to start the peace process.
clinton4.nara.gov /textonly/WH/New/html/19990701.html   (5749 words)

 President Hotel : Egypt Cairo Hotels
The Hotel President is located on the island Zamalek, in between the two branches of the river crossing Cairo.
In one of the greenest and most quiet residential areas where many of the foreign embassies are situated, the hotel is within walking distance of the Gezira Sporting Club and other main areas of Zamalek while only 17 km from Cairo International Airport.
The Hotel President offers 117 comfortably furnished rooms complete with air conditioning, colour TV with satellite channels, direct dial telephone, radio, and minibar.
www.egyptreservation.com /President.htm   (172 words)

 Anwar al-Sadat
Egypt eventually became the leading "non-aligned" country in the world, giving a voice, through Nasser, to the desires of the undeveloped and post-colonial societies.
Egypt emerged from the war a hero of the non-aligned countries, having successfully resisted colonial powers and maintained its control of the Suez.
The deteriorating economy in Egypt, accompanied by a growing distance between rich and poor, led to internal strife, riots, strikes, attacks on the rich.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/sadat.html   (1145 words)

 President of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the elected Head of State of Egypt.
Under the Egyptian Constitution, the President is also the Supreme Commander of the armed forces and head of the Executive branch of the Egyptian government.
When the President's political party or supporters control Parliament, the President is in effect the ‘dominant’ player in executive action, choosing whoever he wishes for government, and having it follow ‘his’ political agenda.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_Egypt   (1375 words)

 Russian President Putin Visits Egypt
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his visit to Egypt is part of an effort to bolster ties in the Middle East where the former Soviet Union once yielded enormous influence.
The Russian president said he plans to hold direct talks with Arab countries, starting with Egypt, as part of an effort to better understand the views and interests of people in the region.
Egypt has long been a staunch ally of the United States, while Russia has developed stronger ties with Israel, where there is a large Russian-speaking population.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-04-26-voa29.cfm   (405 words)

 The President
Mubarak was named as Vice president of Egypt and was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), in 1978.
Mubarak became President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Chairman of the National Democratic Party.
President Mubarak was re-elected by majority votes in 1987,1993, and 1999 for three successive terms.
www.presidency.gov.eg /html/the_president.html   (252 words)

 President Bush Meets with President Mubarak of Egypt
President Bush gave impetus to the peace process by his vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, living in peace and security.
We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony, without the threat of terrorism or dangers of weapons of mass destruction.
President, thank you for your hospitality and for the invitation to this spectacular location.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2003/06/20030603-1.html   (1259 words)

 ABC News: U.S. Vice President Meets Egypt Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Cheney met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday, This is the first meeting for Cheney in the U.S. official's rescheduled Mideast visit to discuss the situation in Iraq and escalating standoffs with Syria and Iran.
CAIRO, Egypt Jan 17, 2006 (AP)— Vice President Dick Cheney met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Tuesday for talks on the political process in Iraq and the West's standoffs with Syria and Iran.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt both key U.S. allies are the two Arab powers behind an Iraqi national reconciliation conference that is expected to convene next month in Iraq to clear the way for a larger Sunni participation in the political process.
abcnews.go.com /International/wireStory?id=1512669   (445 words)

 Egypt's Third-Term President Facing Daunting Problems
There were few "no" votes in part because some of the opposition parties, including the largest of them, the liberal Wafd Party, were boycotting the referendum, and in part because voters had to use their national identity cards to obtain ballots.
Mubarak, who became president after Anwar Sadat was shot to death in a military parade in 1981, had once said he would not stand for a third term.
Further, officials here fear that Egypt, with its weak economy and myriad social problems, could be left out of a potentially dynamic economic bloc including Israel, the semi-autonomous Palestinian territories, Jordan, and perhaps even Lebanon, Syria and Morocco.
www.washington-report.org /backissues/1193/9311055.htm   (619 words)

 President Mubarak of Egypt
Egypt is building a modern infrastructure in roads, power plants, communication systems.
PRESIDENT MUBARAK: Concerning the interference in the internal affairs of Iraq, you know our principle from the beginning, we never interfere in the internal affairs of Iraq.
President, when you were asked about George W. Bush and the Republicans a few moments ago, you deferred, pleading ignorance.
clinton4.nara.gov /WH/New/html/19990701.html   (5749 words)

Although Egypt's constitution states term limits, for more than 50 years Egypt has had 3 presidents from the military institution who held the presidency uncontested.
Elaasar was born, raised and educated in Cairo, Egypt in 1962.
Egypt, a country of 75 million people, has the highest rate of unemployment.
www.indybay.org /newsitems/2005/08/04/17577561.php   (477 words)

 CBS News | U.S. Vice President Meets Egypt Leader
The diplomats, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issues, said both Saudi Arabia and Egypt are particularly concerned over the role of Iraq's Sunni Arab minority after Shiite victories in the vote.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt _ both key U.S. allies _ are the two Arab powers behind an Iraqi national reconciliation conference that is expected to convene next month in Iraq to clear the way for a larger Sunni participation in the political process.
President Bashar Assad is reportedly asking Saudi Arabia and Egypt to help defuse the situation.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/01/17/ap/world/mainD8F6A3R00.shtml   (464 words)

 President Hotel, Cairo, Egypt GEZ
The President Hotel is located on the island of Zamalek in between two branches of the river Nile crossing Cairo.
As you step inside the quietly luxurious lobby to the president hotel, it quickly becomes apparent that you entered a world of comfort and hospitality.
President Hotel is located close to Flamenco Hotel in the Zamalek area of Gezira Island.
www.asiatravel.com /egypt/cairo/presidentzamalek/index.html   (405 words)

 Gamal Mubarak, President of Egypt? - Middle East Quarterly
President Hafiz al-Asad, who held an exceedingly firm grip on power for three decades, succeeded in securing the succession for his son Bashshar, before succumbing to a heart attack at the age of sixty-nine.
President we beg of you, be fair with this young man. I am well aware of your decision that he must be kept away from "politics," but I also have come to know you as a just ruler, whose just nature will manifest the fairness due him.
While Egypt's "first son" may stand on the brink of a consensual front-runner status, the general climate in other capitals is volatile enough that here-today gone-tomorrow events could erupt without many of the early warning signals of the type that we have been monitoring in Egypt.
www.meforum.org /article/27   (5026 words)

 The Washington Diplomat
Nabil Fahmy became ambassador of Egypt to the United States on Nov. 29, 1999.
He began his career in 1974 in the Cabinet of the secretary of the president for external communications.
From 1975 until 1976, he was a political officer in the Cabinet of the vice president of Egypt.
www.washdiplomat.com /ambprof/egypt.html   (258 words)

 Egypt encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Egypt politics and officials, Egypt History. Travel to Egypt
), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a Middle Eastern country in North Africa.
While the country is geographically situated in Africa, the Sinai Peninsula, east of the Suez Canal, is a land bridge to Asia.
Covering an area of about 1,001,450 square kilometres (386,560 mi²), Egypt borders Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, and Israel and the Gaza Strip to the northeast; on the north and the east are the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, respectively.
www.egyptiworld.com   (263 words)

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Mubarak was born in 1928 in Kafr al Meselha.
He held various positions in the Egypt Air Force before becoming air force commander and deputy minister of war in 1972.
He was appointed vice president in 1975 and assumed the presidency in 1981, following the Sadat assassination.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3020666,00.html   (216 words)

 The Arabist » “I was president of Egypt”
In fact, Nasser was the strongman behind the coup and Naguib, who had been the head of the army under the monarchy, took on the post to assure a smooth transition.
Naguib resembles those weak Arab military strongmen seen in Syria and Iraq in the 1950s — most of them coming out of the old system and with their “class interests” associated with the bourgeoisie rather than the petty middle class.
When he was released (in 1970, I think) from his house arrest, Naguib wrote a book titled “I was president of Egypt.” I always thought that title was full of pathos, as if Naguib had to remind people, in the context of Nasser’s megalomaniac personality cult, that he had been president.
arabist.net /archives/2006/06/02/i-was-president-of-egypt   (282 words)

 President urges Egypt to ensure fair elections
That pledge meets a key test in Egypt, the world’s largest Arab country and a key U.S. ally in the war on terror.
Mubarak, who has served for 24 years through unchallenged yes-or-no referendums and is widely expected to run again, has touted the multicandidate presidential elections later this year as a major democratic reform.
Darfur was a key topic in Bush’s sessions with Mbeki, and the president also discussed the lessened, but ongoing, violence there with NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
www.columbiatribune.com /2005/Jun/20050602News016.asp   (669 words)

 U.S. eases push for Egypt reforms - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Last week, the government accused Talaat Sadat, a member of parliament and nephew of slain Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat, of defaming the Egyptian military by alleging that officers were involved in his uncle's 1981 assassination.
The current president, Hosni Mubarak, was Sadat's vice president and took power in 1981 when Sadat was assassinated by Muslim extremists opposed to Egypt's 1979 peace treaty with Israel.
In the aftermath of 9/11, however, President Bush began calling for democratic reforms in Egypt and the wider Middle East, arguing that U.S. support for authoritarian governments helped foster the rage and frustration that produced al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-10-16-rice_x.htm   (1016 words)

 Egypt News اخبار مصر
Full news archive is at our Egypt News Group.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas met Hamas leaders in the West Bank on Friday for the first time since the Islamists routed his forces in a bloody takeover of the Gaza Strip in June.
However, he ruled out any dialogue with Hamas — the Islamic Resistance Movement regarded as a terrorist group by Israel and the West — until Gaza returns to his authority.
egypt-news.asfory.com   (698 words)

 Egypt shocked by president's declaration
CAIRO, Egypt -- Egyptians are reacting with a mixture of shock, optimism and wariness to President Hosni Mubarak's unexpected announcement that his regime will allow the country's first direct multiparty elections this fall.
Columnist Magdy Mahana, who is known for harsh criticism of Mubarak in the independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, greeted the surprise announcement with enthusiasm, comparing the move's historical significance to former President Gamal Abdul Nasser's popular decision to nationalize the Suez Canal in 1956.
Egypt's constitution is an amalgam of different political trends, Mustafa said, adding serious reform will require a long-term commitment.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /national/213968_egypt01.html   (576 words)

 Egypt Tours & Travel - References   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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Egypt Tours and Travel continues to provide quality tours and maintains the highest standards of performance on all programs.
I wish you continued success in the upcoming season and we are looking foward to a bright future for both of our organizations.
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 Schiller Institute Pres Mubarak on Dialogue of Civilizations
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak- Exceprts from his Madrid Speech, Nov. 2, 2001
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addressed the Fomentor Forum in Spain, on November 2,2001, making proposals for a Middle East peace, and for a dialogue of civilizations.
In this short excerpt from his speech, President Mubarak speaks on the common commitment of the great religions to the intellectual and scientific advancement of human kind, and on the positive role of Islamic-Arab culture in European civilization.
www.schillerinstitute.org /dialogue_cultures/mubarak_11_01.html   (941 words)

 Djibouti's president to visit Egypt
The advisor to the president of Djibouti, Muhammad Sami al-Haj, told journalists at the conclusion of a meeting with the secretary general of the Arab League, Esmat Abdul Meguid, that Djibouti's initiative for establishing peace and stability in Somalia will be at the core of President Guelleh's talks with Egyptian officials.
During his visit, President Guelleh will discuss reconciliation efforts in Somalia with the AL chief, as well as the situation in the Arab states.
The Djiboutian president also suggests a full disarmament of militias' and new deterrent measures to punish "warlords" who refuse to abide to the peace agreement's requirements.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/000124/2000012408.html   (481 words)

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