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Egyptian ceasefire initiative includes no conditions for either party: Al-Sisi

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Internationally backed Egyptian proposal was rejected by Hamas, Gaza Strip’s governing body

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One child killed every hour in Gaza: UNOCHA

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian death toll over 650, mass displacements, airstrikes, and shelling continue

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Kerry arrives in Israel amid diplomatic efforts to broker ceasefire agreement

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ban Ki Moon “strongly condemns” Hamas rocket attacks; calls on both parties to “stop fighting”

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Military reveals investigation findings of Al-Farafra attack

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attack executed by 20 armed men in vehicles equipped with explosives, says army spokesperson

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‘The government…has little interest in financial support for housing’: EIPR

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New report criticises Egypt’s affordable housing programmes

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French contractor to supply Egyptian navy with 4 frigates: Industry source

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt would be the globe’s second non-French operator of ultra-modern Gowind-class corvettes

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Foreign ministry welcomes Libyan parliamentary election results

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The foreign ministry congratulated Tuesday its western neighbour Libya after the conclusion of parliamentary elections. “Egypt is looking forward to working with the House of Representatives,” a statement released by the Foreign Ministry said, adding read the rest…

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Hamas has fundamental choice to make: Kerry

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kerry discusses Gaza and ceasefire efforts with Egypt’s president and foreign minister

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EU Election Observation Mission presents final report

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Chief observer recommends Egypt “rebuild confidence” in political process

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2 tribal leaders killed in North Sinai

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Unidentified gunmen kill tribal leaders in separate incidents on same day

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Dozens more killed in Israel’s Gaza operation

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Palestinian death toll breaks 600, while 25 Israeli soldiers and 2 civilians have been killed

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US, UN stand by Egyptian ceasefire proposal

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Both push for ceasefire, hope it will be followed by dialogue on causes of the crisis

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Civil society groups criticise ‘unregulated’ decision to provide emergency cases with free medical treatment

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prime minister issued the decision; groups fear it will not be carried out due to ambiguity of its
nature

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No change to Egyptian ceasefire proposal: Egypt FM

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Gaza is an open wound and Band-Aid won’t help, says Ban Ki Moon

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Death toll rises on both sides in Gaza as fighting enters third week

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Over 100,000 Gaza residents flee their homes in mass displacements as the strip faces increasingly grim conditions

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El-Raml Police Station trial postponed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

ANHRI calls for release of Mahienour El-Massry and all Protest Law detainees

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Coptic Orthodox Church condemns targeting of Iraqi Christians

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Scores of Christians flee Mosul amid continued prosecution by Islamist extremists

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Hamas ‘keen’ on Egyptian role in Gaza ceasefire talks

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Turkey, Qatar and Arab League presented with Hamas terms for ceasefire

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Security Council calls for ceasefire, Gaza death toll rises

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN Security Council expresses “concern” over Gaza crisis, Palestinian death toll surpasses 500

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Egyptian FM calls Moroccan counterpart after prostitution comment

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An Egyptian television host claimed the Moroccan economy was based on prostitution

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Ban Ki Moon, Kerry head to Cairo for Gaza ceasefire talks

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN chief calls on Israel to “exercise maximum restraint” on Gaza

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Egypt summons Turkish charge d’affaires over Erdogan comments

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Turkish Prime Minister describes Al-Sisi as “illegitimate… tyrant”, questions Egypt’s ability to broker peace treaty between Hamas and Israel

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Foreign ministry urges Egyptians in Libya to take measures of ‘extreme caution’

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry is facilitating the safe return of Egyptian citizens from Libya following the killing of 22 Egyptian guards near the Libyan border

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Palestinian losses mount after Israel expands ground operations

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At least 60 people died in a single Gaza neighbourhood as Israeli death toll rises to 7, 5 of whom were soldiers

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Egypt mourns death of 22 soldiers following militant attack

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

National Defence Council discusses Egyptian-Libyan border security to avoid further crossing of militants and weapons

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Gaza ceasefire talks underway in Doha, Egypt absent

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister continues contacts with regional and international counterparts to reach solution to Gaza conflict

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Mahienour El-Massry’s prison verdict reduced to 6 months

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer and activist was primarily sentenced to two years in prison for violating the controversial Protest Law

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Sexual assault verdict ‘first step’: NGOs

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Twenty-two civil society organisations hold state responsible for further action against sexual violence

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Rafah rocket likely stray from Gaza: Security official

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officials say rocket that wounded soldier was meant for Israel

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Minya court acquits 91 arrested following Rabaa dispersal

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants were accused of protesting without a permit and assaulting security forces

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