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Islamists in Egypt win big in second round of voteupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 09:02:00

Two Islamist parties won handily in Egypt's parliamentary election runoff, an election official said Saturday.

8 voyages of a lifetimeupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 08:18:00

The romance of long ocean and river voyages of history holds powerful sway over the dreams of many world travelers. But there's no need to relegate the great voyage to the realm of books and dreams -- many can still be done today in classic style.

U.S. tourists die in Egypt crashupdated: Sun Dec 26 2010 20:54:00

Eight American tourists killed in a crash outside of the southern Egyptian city of Aswan. CNN's Christine Theodorou reports.

8 American tourists killed in Egypt bus crashupdated: Sun Dec 26 2010 20:54:00

Eight American tourists -- six women and two men -- were killed in a traffic accident Sunday while on a tour bus in Aswan, Egypt, the country's interior ministry said.

100 tons of diesel spill into Nile as barge sinksupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 01:48:00

One hundred tons of diesel leaked into the Nile River after a barge sank in southern Egypt, but an official said the spill posed no danger to people or marine life.

Six Belgians die in bus accident in Egyptupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 10:20:00

A tourist bus overturned in southern Egypt, killing six Belgian tourists and injuring 26 other Belgian passengers early Friday, a security official said.

Freed hostages return from Egyptupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 07:11:00

Five German tourists held hostage in Egypt for 10 days arrived back in Germany on Tuesday, the German government announced.

Egypt: Freed European hostages heading homeupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 16:23:00

Some of the 11 European tourists and their Egyptian guides kidnapped 10 days ago and released unharmed Monday have left an Egyptian hospital and are headed home, officials said.

Ransom demand for tourists snatched in Egyptupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 09:09:00

Germany's government has taken the lead trying to negotiate the release of a group of 11 European tourists and eight Egyptians abducted in the southern Egyptian desert and taken to neighboring Sudan, authorities said Tuesday.

11 tourists, eight Egyptians kidnappedupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 16:01:00

A group of 11 European tourists and eight Egyptians have been kidnapped in the southern Egyptian desert and apparently taken to neighboring Sudan, an Egyptian government spokesman said on Monday.

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