Cruise ship crashes into pier; 3 dead

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A luxury cruise ship crashed into a pier in Egypt Friday, killing three sailors and injuring four other people, the ship's operator said.
Maliki in Sweden for reconstruction summit

Maliki in Sweden for reconstruction summit

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 28 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki arrived in Sweden Wednesday to attend an international conference on Iraqi political progress and reconstruction.

Analysis: The Palestinians' trump card

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatened to resign by the end of this year if no agreement was reached with the Israelis over the creation of an independent Palestinian state.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor

Bush with the pharaohs

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- Bush may have been consistent in telling his Egyptian hosts they needed more democracy, but he was neither realistic nor even relevant.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Bush tells Arab leaders to look ahead

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, May 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush told Arab leaders Sunday "the future is in your hands" and suggested a long list of reforms at an economic summit in Sharm el Sheik, Egypt.

Bush to push freedom in Mideast

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush Saturday said he would urge Mideast leaders to "move past old grievances" and work toward "justice, tolerance and freedom."

No 'breakthrough' seen for Bush trip

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush doesn't expect "any major breakthroughs" in his trip to the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday.

Nine die in Egyptian bus crash

SHARM-EL-SHEIK, Egypt, May 1 (UPI) -- At least nine people were killed Thursday when an Egyptian bus carrying European and North American tourists crashed on the Sinai peninsula, officials said.

Analysis: Nazi mines stop Egypt's oil flow

BERLIN, March 14 (UPI) -- The legacy of Egypt's World War II invasion by Germany hampers the country's access to potentially vast energy resources.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

Bush full of thanks to Egypt's Mubarak

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush departed Egypt Wednesday after speaking alongside Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, whom he thanked six times.

Egypt's Mubarak hosts Bush for talks

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush arrived in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt, Wednesday for Middle East peace and policy talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008.
By United Press International
Sarkozy reportedly has phone for new love

Sarkozy reportedly has phone for new love

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been spotted carrying a new cell phone, apparently dedicated to calls from his new girlfriend.

Analysis: Optimism for Annapolis process

BERLIN, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Annapolis process may very well be the biggest chance for peace in the Middle East since the signing of the Oslo Accords in Norway some 15 years ago, according to a Western diplomat.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Israel and Egypt talk on security

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hosted Israeli officials in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheik to discuss border security issues and proposed housing activity.

Olmert: Negotiations to follow summit

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday the upcoming Israeli-Palestinian peace summit would be followed by "intensive negotiations."

U.N. Security Council extends Iraq mandate

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council Friday voted to renew its participation in Iraq.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, July 23, 2007.

Rice meets with Syrian counterpart

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Thursday with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem in Egypt in the first such contact in two years.

Egyptian summit to convene on Iraq

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Iraq's ambassador to Washington said he hoped his country may find more stability after leaders from the Middle East meet in Egypt this week.

U.N. official urges aid for Iraq

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- The U.N. official monitoring Iraqi reconstruction is urging other countries to provide aid for economic development. Ibrahim Gambari, a U.N. undersecretary-general, told the Washington Times in an interview this week that he is optimistic about the May 3

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007.
By United Press International

Egypt: Sinai a center for arms dealing

CAIRO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Egypt is reportedly cracking down on arms dealers in the Sinai who smuggle weapons to Palestinians in Gaza. Middle East News Line reports that the latest arrest on Oct. 5 involved a man who had 64 anti-tank mines in his garden in El Arish.

Israel's Olmert pleased with Egypt summit

SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt, June 5 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday he was heartened by a weekend peace summit with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Olmert ready to talk peace

JERUSALEM, June 4 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he is willing to consider new peace talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
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