2009 Egypt Special Weapons News
- ElBaradei sets conditions for Egypt's presidential race RIA Novosti 04 Dec 2009 -- Mohammed ElBaradei, former IAEA head and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has set specific conditions for running for presidency in Egypt.
- Egypt's Opposition Muslim Brotherhood Denies Reports of Dissension VOA 21 Oct 2009 -- Reports of dissension in Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood were swiftly denied by the group's top leader.
- Egypt Names New Ambassador to Iraq VOA 16 Jun 2009 -- Egypt has named a new ambassador to Iraq, filling a four-year vacancy left after the last ambassador was kidnapped and killed by al-Qaida.
- Gates assures Saudi Arabia, Egypt on Obama's Iran overture IRNA 06 May 2009 -- SecDef Gates sought to reassure US allies their relationships with US would not be damaged by efforts to open dialogue with Iran.
- Gates Assures Arab Friends: No 'Secret Bargain' in Works with Iran AFPS 05 May 2009 -- Defense Secretary Gates emphasized today that the US will keep its Arab friends informed of any talks it enters into with Iran.
- Gates Says US-Iran Contacts Will Be Open VOA 05 May 2009 -- US Defense Secretary Gates: US will keep its allies in the Middle East informed as it pursues the possibility of improved relations with Iran.
- Gates Praises Egypt, Seeks Saudi Support in Pakistan AFPS 05 May 2009 -- Defense Secretary Gates praised Egypt as a key ally and said progress on security issues will require Egypt's "full participation."
- Gates: Arab Allies Should Not Worry About Possible US-Iran Rapprochement VOA 04 May 2009 -- Key American allies they should not worry about any potential improvements in American relations with Iran.
- Pentagon Chief To Reassure Saudis On Iran Outreach RFE/RL 04 May 2009 -- US SecDef Gates: Would reassure Saudi Arabia this week that the kingdom would not suffer from efforts to improve relations with Iran.
- Gates Trip Aims to Reaffirm Ties With Egypt, Saudi Arabia AFPS 04 May 2009 -- Defense Secretary Gates is en route to Egypt and Saudi Arabia for sessions aimed at reaffirming ties with the important regional powers.
- Police detain 3 people over deadly Cairo bombing RIA Novosti 23 Feb 2009 -- 3 people in custody over a Cairo bombing that killed a 17-year-old French girl and injured 24 other people.
- 3 Detained in Egypt Bombing VOA 23 Feb 2009 -- Egyptian police say they have detained at least three people for questioning about a bombing Sunday that killed a French teenager.
- Egyptian Opposition Leader's Release Described as a Publicity Stunt VOA 19 Feb 2009 -- Egyptian government released a long time opposition leader ahead of President Mubarak's expected trip to the US.
- Lavrov says Egypt has not asked Russia to pressure Hamas RIA Novosti 17 Feb 2009 -- Russian FN Lavrov: Egypt has not asked Russia to put pressure on the Palestinian movement Hamas.
- Egypt says backs Mideast peace conference in Moscow RIA Novosti 17 Feb 2009 -- Egypt says it welcomes a proposed international peace conference on the Middle East in Moscow and is set to contribute to it.
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