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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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Abbas begins Cairo visit

  /  September 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Peace process, Gaza reconstruction, Arab League ministerial meeting on Palestinian leader’s agenda

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Palestinian children are children too

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala A friend who lives in Tel Aviv recently told me, “We are so shocked by the death of this little four-year-old boy….he was such a beautiful child. The whole country is read the rest…

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11 killed in attack on North Sinai security convoy

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

Landmine planted on Rafah-Sheikh Zuweid Road, perpetrators unknown

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‘Out of Place’: The Palestinian definition of home

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Violent experiences of losing home leave Palestinian families with “contradicting emotions” and almost no unity between definitions of home by each family

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US to send 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart

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Open-ended Gaza ceasefire reached

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hamas claims victory, Israel claims military pressure forced Palestinian factions into agreement

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The ICC should live up to its mandate

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Dr Cesar Chelala The 1998 Rome Statute, the International Criminal Court’s founding charter, states that one of the critical ICC’s tasks is that “the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as read the rest…

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Arab Parliament ‘puts all resources at disposal’ of Palestinian leadership under Abbas

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

Abbas is expected to request that the UN implement provisions of the 1967 borders, including evacuating Israeli troops from Palestinian territories

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Abbas requests deadline for 1967 borders

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

Al-Sisi offers support to Abbas to implement two-state solution

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Gaza fighting continues, no response to Egypt ceasefire call

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

Netanyahu calls on Gazans to evacuate sites used by Hamas, saying they are potential targets

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Egypt calls for ‘indefinite’ ceasefire in Gaza

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

President Al-Sisi hosted Abbas to discuss the situation in Gaza and Egypt’s efforts to reach a ceasefire

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Abbas calls for indirect talks to resume in Cairo

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

President Al-Sisi hosted Abbas to discuss the situation in Gaza and Egypt’s efforts to reach a ceasefire

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Israel assassinates senior Hamas officials

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Israel kills three Hamas officials, Mohamed Abu Shamala, Raed Al-Attar, and Mohamed Barhum.

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Gaza fighting resumes as truce collapses

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

Israel recalls its negotiators from Cairo and resumes airstrikes on Gaza Strip, Al-Qassam Brigades say Israel has opened “the gates of hell” onto itself

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Update: Gaza ceasefire, talks collapse

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

Israel recalls delegations from Cairo: Official

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Israel, Hamas ready for any outcome of Gaza talks

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

Gaza talks continue in Cairo as ceasefire expiry draws near

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Egypt, Norway to co-host Gaza conference

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

“Keeping a population trapped and starved provides no security for Gaza’s neighbours”, says Norwegian foreign minister

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Border security is a ‘sacred mission’: Defence minister

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

More arrested as security campaign in Sinai continues

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Gaza ceasefire extended for five days

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The extension comes to provide more time for the indirect negotiations taking place in Cairo, says Egyptian foreign ministry

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Al-Sisi, Putin seek stronger ties in Sochi

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Russian and Egyptian presidents look to coordinate on international issues

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Foreign ministry denies Rafah border closure

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egypt claims it has allowed over 7,500 people to pass through the Rafah border crossing; Gaza residents say border “practically closed”

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Fresh Gaza talks in Cairo following new ceasefire

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Israeli delegation returns to Cairo despite low levels of trust, will not negotiate if rockets fired

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Israel will not negotiate under fire: Netanyahu

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Palestinian delegation to leave Cairo if Israelis don’t return

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