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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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Egypt and Israel admit goods to Gaza

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt transferred food supplies, while Israel transferred construction material

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Build-destroy cycle must be broken: Ban Ki-moon

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UN chief visits Gaza, announces start of reconstruction following $5.4bn pledged earlier this week

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Shoukry receives Chinese envoy for Middle East

  /  October 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two sides discussed need to bolster cooperation and encourage Chinese investment in Egypt

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Shoukry meets Ashton and successor

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign minister discussed regional issues with Italian counterpart who is set to replace Ashton as EU High Representative in weeks

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$5.4bn pledged for Gaza reconstruction

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International community stresses prevention of further conflict between Israel and Gaza

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68 Palestinians deported to Gaza

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinians caught attempting to illegally migrate to Europe through Alexandria

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Kerry, Shoukry define Egypt’s role in fight against ISIS

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt’s religious institutions play important role in fight against ISIS, says Kerry

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FAO seeks $33m to help Gaza’s agriculture

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

International organisation seeks to help over 21,000 families and farmers in Gaza

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UK pledges additional £20m for Gaza reconstruction

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

”Return to status quo not an option for Gaza”, says Department for International Development

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In Pictures: World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated read the rest…

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World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt and Norway are co-hosting the conference in conjunction with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Middle East Quarter envoy Tony Blair, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon among the attendees.

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US to grant $212m towards Gaza Reconstruction

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Conference expected to raise more than $1.5bn

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Rights group urges Gaza donors to end Israeli blockade

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch calls Israeli, Egyptian blockade of Gaza “collective punishment”

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Palestinian economy should not be held hostage by Israel: Abbas

  /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi tells Israel it is time to end the conflict

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Egypt hosts Gaza’s Reconstruction conference, fears of new clashes arise

  /  October 11, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Gaza depends on participating governments’ generosity for reconstruction amid US doubts necessary funds will be collected

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Gulf proxy war: UAE seeks to further damage Qatar’s already tarnished image

  /  October 2, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked in a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organisations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf states. Disclosures of the read the rest…

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Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire and reconstruction with top OCHA official

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”

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What would Einstein have said about Gaza?

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr César Chelala On 9 April 1948, 120 fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin, near Jerusalem, a Palestinian-Arab village of approximately 600 people. During the assault, around 107 villagers read the rest…

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Gaza talks to continue in October: Foreign Ministry

  /  September 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian reconciliation meetings continue in Cairo

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Gaza talks continue despite West Bank killings

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

Hamas says Israel is attempting to “avoid fulfilling the ceasefire agreements”

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Israeli and Palestinian factions begin ‘preliminary negotiations’

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

First round of indirect talks since August ceasefire agreement

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

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

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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Norwegian foreign minister in Cairo for Gaza talks

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

Visit comes after date for the conference on Gaza reconstruction, to be co-hosted by Norway and Egypt, has been set

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Arab foreign ministers discuss regional issues in Cairo

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi and Shoukry conduct several meetings addressing regional issues including the situations in Palestine and Syria

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“The Ice Bucket Challenge” inspires a solidarity campaign with Gaza

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Instead of ice water, a stand-up comedian used sand and dust to raise awareness about the Gaza situation

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‘Crying need for financial support’ in Gaza: UNRWA Commissioner General

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Krähenbühl says “Palestinians are not statistics”

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