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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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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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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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The Gaza Diktat

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

The Versailles Treaty directly led to World War II. It came, infamously, to be known by the German side as the “Diktat”. It is an insidious notion in politics: the dictation of terms by one read the rest…

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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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How’d they do it?

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Timothy Kaldas How’d they do it? How did Israel manage to bombard civilians with impunity and convince so many to stand silently by or even offer their endorsement and secure the support of many read the rest…

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Israel’s ‘Protective Edge’: Why Now?

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini The new Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip is not the first and won’t be the last if the political equation in that region does not change. Throughout previous aggressions Israel read the rest…

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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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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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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  /  3 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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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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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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Egypt stands by ceasefire initiative; Hamas says there was ‘no serious initiative’

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions

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Aid convoy to Gaza forced to turn back

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Convoy prepared by group of political movements stopped at the border for security reasons

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Al-Sisi ‘illegitimate tyrant’: Erdogan

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

Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza

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18 arrested in pro-Morsi Friday clashes

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

Pro-Morsi protesters march against Israeli offensive in Gaza

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Palestinian death toll rises with Israeli ground assault

  /  July 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

More than 30 Palestinians and one Israeli killed

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Egyptian FM in contact with Arab, international leaders over Gaza escalation

  /  July 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sameh Shoukry makes efforts to stop Palestinian bloodshed

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Egypt urges ‘maximum restraint’ as Israel’s Gaza ground offensive begins

  /  July 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on all parties to accept its ceasefire initiative

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Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Following failure of ceasefire, Israel puts boots on the ground in Gaza

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Gaza briefly calm before UN ‘humanitarian pause’ broken

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Diplomatic efforts continue, Hamas remains silent on Egyptian ceasefire proposal

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First Israeli death recorded after Palestinian death toll exceeds 200

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reports by UN body and human rights watchdog show violations of international laws and dire conditions caused by fighting

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Global support for Egypt’s floundering Gaza ceasefire initiative

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt did not contact Hamas directly with ceasefire proposal, says Palestinian official

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In league with the people of Gaza

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

In order to avoid history repeating and tragedy multiplying, Arab leaders should convene in Gaza to end the deadly confrontation there and to present creative solutions to the wider conflict.

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77% of Gaza deaths are civilians: UN body

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Over 190 Palestinians have been killed since the start of the Israeli military operation

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Bleak outlook for Egyptian ceasefire initiative as Gaza conflict continues

and   /  July 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

IDF resumes airstrikes after brief pause, rocket fire continues from Gaza

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