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Gazans make new border wall hole   Palestinians have bulldozed down part of the Gaza-Egypt border wall, hours after Egyptian troops blocked holes recently made by militants Egyptians retreat from Gaza fence  Egyptian security forces have pulled back from the border after an apparent failure to reseal it. Palestinians still crossing freely in and out of Egypt 'Dozens hurt' in Gaza border clashes  At least 38 Egyptian security force members have been hurt as riot police and armored vehicles sought to restore control over crowds Champions Egypt crush Ivory Coast Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup  Defending champions won an Africa Cup of Nations with a fully-deserved victory over Cameroon Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder'   The father of Diana's boyfriend has testified for the first time at the inquest into their deaths, calling the car crash in which they died 'hot...   Rice hopes to jump-start Mideast talks  U.S. Secretary of State promised to push for the resumption of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process that was sidetracked by a wave of viole... U.S. ship fires on boat in Suez Canal Egypt braces for general strike Riots spread as food prices skyrocket  Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attenti...   al-Zawahiri: Attacks on West works
19 killed in bus plunge Bush ends Mideast tour with peace push Gunfire at Egypt's Gaza crossing Palestinians blow up border wall


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  Thousands of people fled after hearing explosions. Masked Palestinian gunmen blew holes in a border wall
 The Gazans rushed to buy food, fuel that have become scarce because of a blockade
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  Al Qaeda still has plans to target Western countries involved in the Iraq war


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  African leaders have called for a government of national unity, where President Mugabe was re-elected unopposed last week
Jul.16   Train hits cars on track, killing 40  A large truck slammed into the 3 vehicles, pushing them onto the tracks. A train plowed into them, in a northern Egyptian town Jul.19     Arab nations 'agree Sudan action'  Foreign ministers have agreed a plan of action to defuse the crisis between Sudan and the International Criminal Court

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Aug.17   Septuplets' mother has seen them on TV   A day after giving birth to septuplets, a 27-year-old woman said she's only seen her babies on TV and hopes to hold them and name them soon Aug.19   Blaze engulfs parliament   A large fire erupted in a 19th century palace where parliament's upper house is located, and 5 people were hospitalized for smoke inhalation

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Sep.6   Hundreds feared trapped in rockslide
  Massive boulders peeled away from a cliff and buried dozens of homes in a shantytown, killing at least 20 people. 8 boulders fell from the cliffs
Sep.15   Bus crash kills 12  A collision between a tourist bus and a speeding truck in Sinai peninsula killed 12 people and injured 33. The truck burst a tire and lost control Sep.22   Eleven tourists seized  11 European tourists have been kidnapped along with 8 other people while making an off-road tour of southern Egypt Sep.29   Kidnapped European tourists freed
  11 tourists and their Egyptian guides, who were kidnapped 10 days ago in southern Egypt were released unharmed


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Nov.15   Pop-star Tamim murder trial opens  An Egyptian business tycoon Moustafa and a former police officer went on trial in the killing of rising Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim

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Dec.19   Severed cable disrupts web access   Internet and phone communications between Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have been disrupted after submarine cables were severed Dec.25     Israel, Egypt discuss Hamas clashes
  Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met in Cairo amid escalating cross-border violence


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B. 01-01 19 killed in bus plunge Egypt
2. 01-16 Bush ends Mideast tour with peace push Egypt
3. 01-22 Gunfire at Egypt's Gaza crossing Gaza
01-22 Palestinians blow up border wall Gaza
5. 01-25 Gazans make new border wall hole Gaza
6. 01-25 Egyptians retreat from Gaza fence Gaza
H. 01-26 'Dozens hurt' in Gaza border clashes Gaza
I. 02-07 Champions Egypt crush Ivory Coast Ghana
J. 02-10 Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup Ghana





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Bush ends Mideast tour with peace push Gunfire at Egypt's Gaza crossing Palestinians blow up border wall




Egypt, 2008 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Jan.16
Jan.22
Jan.22
  Thousands of people fled after hearing explosions. Masked Palestinian gunmen blew holes in a border wall
 The Gazans rushed to buy food, fuel that have become scarce because of a blockade
Jan.25 Gazans make new border wall hole   Palestinians have bulldozed down part of the Gaza-Egypt border wall, hours after Egyptian troops blocked holes recently made by militants Jan.25 Egyptians retreat from Gaza fence
  Egyptian security forces have pulled back from the border after an apparent failure to reseal it. Palestinians still crossing freely in and out of Egypt Mar.25 U.S. ship fires on boat in Suez Canal



Egypt, 2008 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.1 19 killed in bus plunge
Jul.16 Train hits cars on track, killing 40  A large truck slammed into the 3 vehicles, pushing them onto the tracks. A train plowed into them, in a northern Egyptian town Aug.19 Blaze engulfs parliament   A large fire erupted in a 19th century palace where parliament's upper house is located, and 5 people were hospitalized for smoke inhalation Sep.6 Hundreds feared trapped in rockslide
  Massive boulders peeled away from a cliff and buried dozens of homes in a shantytown, killing at least 20 people. 8 boulders fell from the cliffs
Sep.15 Bus crash kills 12  A collision between a tourist bus and a speeding truck in Sinai peninsula killed 12 people and injured 33. The truck burst a tire and lost control Dec.19 Severed cable disrupts web access   Internet and phone communications between Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have been disrupted after submarine cables were severed



Egypt, 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.5 Egypt braces for general strike Apr.14 Riots spread as food prices skyrocket  Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attenti... Aug.17 Septuplets' mother has seen them on TV   A day after giving birth to septuplets, a 27-year-old woman said she's only seen her babies on TV and hopes to hold them and name them soon Sep.22 Eleven tourists seized  11 European tourists have been kidnapped along with 8 other people while making an off-road tour of southern Egypt Dec.19 Severed cable disrupts web access   Internet and phone communications between Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have been disrupted after submarine cables were severed



Egypt, 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.7 Champions Egypt crush Ivory Coast
Feb.10 Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup
  Defending champions won an Africa Cup of Nations with a fully-deserved victory over Cameroon



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2008 Jan.26 'Dozens hurt' in Gaza border clashes  At least 38 Egyptian security force members have been hurt as riot police and armored vehicles sought to restore control over crowds Apr.22   al-Zawahiri: Attacks on West works
  Al Qaeda still has plans to target Western countries involved in the Iraq war
Sep.22 Eleven tourists seized  11 European tourists have been kidnapped along with 8 other people while making an off-road tour of southern Egypt Sep.29 Kidnapped European tourists freed
  11 tourists and their Egyptian guides, who were kidnapped 10 days ago in southern Egypt were released unharmed
Nov.15 Pop-star Tamim murder trial opens  An Egyptian business tycoon Moustafa and a former police officer went on trial in the killing of rising Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim



Egypt, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.16 Bush ends Mideast tour with peace push Feb.18 Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder'   The father of Diana's boyfriend has testified for the first time at the inquest into their deaths, calling the car crash in which they died 'hot... Mar.4   Rice hopes to jump-start Mideast talks  U.S. Secretary of State promised to push for the resumption of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process that was sidetracked by a wave of viole... Apr.14 Riots spread as food prices skyrocket  Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attenti... Jun.29 Zimbabwe looms over Africa summit  African Union leaders are gathering for a summit which seems set to be overshadowed by the crisis in Zimbabwe Jul.1   Mugabe aide tells West: 'Go hang'  A spokesman for Zimbabwean President has rejected Western criticism of the country's disputed presidential run-off election Jul.1   African call for Zimbabwe unity
  African leaders have called for a government of national unity, where President Mugabe was re-elected unopposed last week
Jul.19   Arab nations 'agree Sudan action'  Foreign ministers have agreed a plan of action to defuse the crisis between Sudan and the International Criminal Court Dec.25   Israel, Egypt discuss Hamas clashes  Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met in Cairo amid escalating cross-border violence