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European Union ‘temporarily’ removes Hamas from list of terrorist organisations

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Change in status based on a technicality according to EU court statement

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Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian during West Bank raid

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Death comes less than a week after confrontation between Israeli troops and West Bank protesters led to the death of a Palestinian minister

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10 fighters killed in Sinai air raid

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Security sources reported that a vehicle was destroyed, suspected to have been used in launching the attack

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IDF attacks on Gaza buildings ‘wanton and unjustified’: Amnesty International

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights group calls for impartial investigations of alleged international humanitarian law violations during 2014 Gaza conflict

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Schools set to reopen in North Sinai border towns

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Counterinsurgency operations are still underway but “we cannot suspend schooling forever”, says governor

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Al-Sisi decree establishes ‘forbidden’ areas along Egypt’s borders

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Law intended to stabilise “sensitive regions, where people could have hostile intentions”, says analyst

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Israeli raid on Palestinian football club signals dangerous hardening of battle lines

  /  November 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By James M. Dorsey A football brawl in Israel’s politically most loaded derby and an alleged subsequent raid by the Israeli military on the offices of Israel’s foremost Palestinian football club reflects a hardening of read the rest…

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Egypt authorities must end Sinai home demolitions: Amnesty

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ongoing wave of home demolitions and forced evictions amid media blackout must stop, group says

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing to admit Palestinians into Gaza

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has closed the border crossing for a month, after deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed the lives of 30 Egyptian security personnel

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Egypt could send troops to guarantee a Palestinian state, reassure Israelis: Al-Sisi

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Tony Blair, Shoukry discuss Palestine amid rising tensions

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7 militants killed, 67 arrested in North Sinai: Armed forces

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

Military operations destroyed seven tunnels connecting Rafah to Gaza Strip

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Rafah-Gaza buffer zone to expand to 1km

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Decision comes after the armed forces discovered tunnels over 800 metres long

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Israeli navy fires on boat returning from Sinai

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian state media says fishermen injured after Israel navy targeted boat

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8 ‘terrorist elements’ killed in North Sinai operations: armed forces

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unlicensed vehicles, drug laden cars, and “terrorist element headquarters” destroyed on Saturday, claims army

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Sinai enters a new chapter

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Khaled Okasha The terrorist attack that took place in Karam Al-Qawadees , next to Sheikh Zuweid, will open a new chapter for the entirety of the Sinai Peninsula. Will 24 October represent the end read the rest…

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Israel displayed ‘callous indifference’ in Gaza: Amnesty International

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The rights group recommends presenting alleged war crimes to the International Criminal Court

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Israel reopens Gaza border crossings

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Border closed for two days following rocket fire from Gaza to Israel

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1,156 families relocated for ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rafah elders and leaders to meet presidential council

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Rafah ‘elders and leaders’ to meet presidential council

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sinai residents to express vision for future and current issues following establishment of ‘secure zone’ on Egypt-Gaza border

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Israel indefinitely closes Gaza borders after rocket fire

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two borders on the Israeli side were closed early Sunday in response to rocket fire from Gaza into the Eshkel region.

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Endowments ministry vows to discipline North Sinai Imams hiding tunnels

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry warns against the use of mosques for incitement

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Soldiers injured in Sinai bomb amid heightened security

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fresh attack on security forces despite increased military presence in North Sinai

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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

and   /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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5 Syrian refugees face deportation from Egypt

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Amnesty International calls on Egyptian authorities to provide international protection

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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Rafah crossing closed indefinitely after deadly Sinai attacks

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi says government “ready to take action to solve the problem on the Egypt-Gaza border at the roots”

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Will Gaza receive pledged donations?

  /  October 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Hamas remain sceptical about aid pledges

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Egyptian ambassador to UN calls for end to Palestinian occupation

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Amr Abu Atta’s comments came during UN Security Council meeting shortly before peace talks are set to resume in Cairo

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3 soldiers die in Gaza border tunnel collapse

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One officer, two conscripts dead; another soldier injured in collapse

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The lie behind the Gaza Reconstruction Conference

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ricard Gonzalez A good-hearted global citizen would assume that the amount of money raised in an international conference of donors under the title “for the reconstruction of Gaza” is for that purpose. However, they read the rest…

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