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Final verdict for Mohamed Morsi due 16 May

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ex-president and 35 Muslim Brotherhood leaders accused in “espionage trial”

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Court confirms Al-Qassam Brigades ‘terrorist group’ designation

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued group “attacked” state institutions

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New lawsuit filed to designate Hamas ‘terrorist organisation’

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The lawsuit comes three days after Cairo Court of Urgent Matters rules “lack of jurisdiction” in previous case

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Court rules ‘lack of jurisdiction’ in designating Hamas and Ultras ‘terrorists’

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuits argued groups “attacked” state institutions

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Verdict to designate Al-Qassam Brigades as terrorist organisation postponed to 31 January

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuit argued group participated in “terrorist operations” in Egypt

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Hamas defiant as US expresses ‘concern’ over Meshaal visit to Turkey

  /  January 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas also denies Meshaal’s expulsion from Qatar

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Palestinian Authority to pursue statehood bid, despite setbacks

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“We didn’t fail; the UN Security Council failed us,” says Mahmoud Abbas

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Security Council to receive final resolution for Palestinian statehood bid

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas describes bid as “catastrophic”, Palestinian Authority maintains its stance

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Potential UK club acquisition could help Qatar polish its image

  /  December 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By James M. Dorsey Qatar has booked two recent successes in what has become an uphill struggle to improve its tarnished image: a papering over of its rift with Saudi Arabia and the UAE sparked read the rest…

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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza in response to rocket attack

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

First exchange of fire since August truce

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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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Interpol declares high alert for arrest of Yusuf al-Qaradawi

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Qaradawi was stripped of Egyptian citizenship in the 1960s, charged alongside Morsi for prison break

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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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Muslim Brotherhood ‘demons’ trained by terrorist organisation: Prosecution

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

Morsi says he is outside the court’s authority, trial postponed

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Violence will only escalate Israel-Palestine conflict: Egypt

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

Netanyahu orders demolishing of synagogue attackers’ homes

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Egyptian ambassador, Abbas discuss latest developments in Palestine

  /  November 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Officials discuss Palestinian statehood and Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Egypt ‘deeply concerned’ over new rift between Hamas and Fatah

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

Abbas accuses Hamas of seeking to “destroy” Palestinian unity

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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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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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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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Upcoming Israel-Palestine peace talks postponed

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

Senior Hamas official cites “security measures”, says ceasefire will stand

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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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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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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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Morsi espionage trial postponed to 14 October

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

Court awaits further reports relating to the case in which Brotherhood leaders are accused of collaborating with foreign organisations

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Egypt to host talks between Palestinian factions

  /  September 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Indirect negotiations to begin between Hamas and Israel

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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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