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10 children killed in shelling of Gaza park

  /  July 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Violence returns to the besieged strip amid failure to broker ceasefire; Israel claims “Gaza terrorists” responsible for latest tragedy

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Gazans salvage their dead during humanitarian ceasefire

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Death toll rises as more bodies are found under the rubble during ceasefire

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Top diplomats call for extension of 12-hour Gaza ceasefire

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Efforts to extend humanitarian ceasefire continue in Paris as it holds in Gaza

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Three arrested during Friday protests

  /  July 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Small demonstrations disbursed peacefully, says interior ministry

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‘Terminology’ of Gaza ceasefire proposal still needs work: Kerry

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

Netanyahu agrees to 12-hour “pause” in Gaza, Kerry hopeful for extension

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US, UN to announce humanitarian ceasefire initiative: Hamas official

  /  July 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

John Kerry and Ban Ki Moon meet in Cairo in efforts to stop the violence in Gaza

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Egypt condemns Israeli targeting of UNRWA shelter in Gaza

  /  July 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israel insists people were warned, asked to evacuate before launching strike

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Israel’s deadly attack on Gaza – A never-ending déjà vu

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Jonathan Moremi A few weeks ago I bought the book “The General’s Son” by Miko Peled, an Israeli. His father – Matti Peled – was one of the most respected Israeli Generals fighting in read the rest…

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UK foreign secretary urges Hamas to accept ceasefire without preconditions

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hammond meets Al-Sisi and Egyptian counterpart in Cairo to discuss Israeli offensive in Gaza, other regional issues

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Gaza death toll exceeds 770, Israel’s tops 35

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

UN body says a new humanitarian pause is “urgently needed”

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UN Human Rights Council investigates human rights violations in Palestine

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Council strongly condemns violence resulting from Israeli offensive in Gaza; welcomes Egypt’s ceasefire initiative

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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  /  2 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  /  1 Comment

Turkish prime minister criticises Egyptian president over Gaza

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