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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis trial postponed to 19 May

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants stand charged with killing police officers and attempting to kill former interior minister among other charges

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Cabinet revokes Egyptian citizenship of Hamas-affiliated Palestinian

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Palestinian businessman Wael Diab associated with Gaza’s media, heading several local radio stations, according to Palestinian news agencies

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Plaintiff drops lawsuit to designate Hamas ‘terrorist’ organisation

  /  March 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A ruling that convicted the group is being appealed, verdict expected on 10 May

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Numerous cases on Turkey, 6 April, Anti-Coup Alliance referred to prosecutor general

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Pro-government lawyer claims to have proof that revolutionary 6 April movement is collaborating with foreign intelligence

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Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli general elections

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Future Israeli governing coalition still unclear, Palestinian authorities pushing to bring Israel to ICC

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Hamas seeks to turn over new leaf with Egyptian government

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Our international relations aim at creating one united nation, senior leader says

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Al-Sisi discusses Palestinian cause at summit sidelines

  /  March 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

Israel uninvited, despite president’s opinion praising relations with Netanyahu

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Rafah border to open on 9, 10 March 

  /  March 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The border will be opened under the supervision of Palestinian Authority Presidential Guards, say Palestinian and Israeli media outlets

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Hamas members in Egypt to be arrested, assets frozen: Justice Minister

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group leaders demanded Saudi intervention to revoke verdict

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Islamist parties refuse ‘disgraceful’ Hamas terrorist designation

  /  March 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

In February, Hamas’s military brigades were also designated as a terrorist group

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Hamas reacts to Egypt’s ‘farce’ terrorist ruling

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo court’s decision taints country’s reputation and confirms Israel as ally

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Egypt dubs Hamas ‘terrorist organisation’

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court rules in favour of lawyers claiming Hamas kills security personnel, despite Hamas representatives having visited Cairo in August for talks with Israel

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Hamas terrorist case postponed to 28 February, spokesperson blasts media ‘incitement’

  /  February 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Spokesman speaks of campaign in Egypt to incite public against movement

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Court postpones decision on designating Hamas as terrorists

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Relations between Egypt and Hamas have deteriorated since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi

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Shoukry discusses Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Blair

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Discussion included resuming peace negotiations between the two sides

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Morsi ‘prison break’ trial postponed to Thursday

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

The Wednesday trial of ousted former president Mohamed Morsi for escaping Wadi El-Natrun Prison in January 2011 was postponed to 5 February, state media reported. The defence repeated its request to the Cairo Criminal Court read the rest…

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Hamas accuses Egypt of firing at Palestinian side

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces deny accusations

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Hamas condemns Al-Qassam’s ‘terrorist’ designation

  /  February 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt’s role in mediating future negotiations between Hamas and Israel questioned

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New West Bank settlements destroy Egypt’s efforts in peace talks: Foreign ministry

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Israeli government announced new bids to build 450 settlements over the Green Line

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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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