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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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‘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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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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Egyptian ceasefire initiative includes no conditions for either party: Al-Sisi

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Internationally backed Egyptian proposal was rejected by Hamas, Gaza Strip’s governing body

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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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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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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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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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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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Rafah rocket likely stray from Gaza: Security official

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officials say rocket that wounded soldier was meant for Israel

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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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Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Following failure of ceasefire, Israel puts boots on the ground in Gaza

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Gaza briefly calm before UN ‘humanitarian pause’ broken

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Diplomatic efforts continue, Hamas remains silent on Egyptian ceasefire proposal

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First Israeli death recorded after Palestinian death toll exceeds 200

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reports by UN body and human rights watchdog show violations of international laws and dire conditions caused by fighting

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Global support for Egypt’s floundering Gaza ceasefire initiative

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt did not contact Hamas directly with ceasefire proposal, says Palestinian official

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77% of Gaza deaths are civilians: UN body

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Over 190 Palestinians have been killed since the start of the Israeli military operation

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Bleak outlook for Egyptian ceasefire initiative as Gaza conflict continues

and   /  July 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

IDF resumes airstrikes after brief pause, rocket fire continues from Gaza

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Gaza, the Gordian knot

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

Gaza___ the formula of a quick fix and hope for the best has failed. The simple fact that the recent war in the Gaza strip is the third in six years is enough proof of the read the rest…

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Arab League demands protection for Gaza

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt and Kuwait coordinate ahead of emergency Arab League meeting in Cairo

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Gaza situation ‘devastating and unpredictable’: UNRWA

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

Four thousand families flee to UNRWA facilities; Hamas’s military wing sends unmanned aircraft to Israel

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