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No stability without just solution for Palestine: Shoukry

  /  June 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

FM Shoukry welcomed the Quartet on the Middle East on Tuesday

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IDF seizes Gaza Freedom Flotilla

  /  June 29, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Flotilla is second such attempt to break the blockade on Gaza

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Gazan children’s harrowing cry for help

  /  June 29, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala A year after Israel’s attack on Gaza, children there are still trying to recover from the consequences of the brutal assault. The Israeli attack, which started on 8 July 2014, resulted in between read the rest…

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Securing democratic transition a secondary task of Air Defence Forces: Commander

  /  June 27, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Air Defence Forces is securing air forces units in their fight against terrorism in Sinai, says Commander of the Air Defence Forces El-Tarras

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UN report on Gaza levels accusations against both sides

  /  June 23, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Israel rejected report, Hamas applauded condemnation of possible Israeli war crimes

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Government studies importing gas from Israeli Tamar field

  /  June 22, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Security bodies to approve importing gas from Tel Aviv

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Netanyahu welcomes new Egyptian ambassador in Tel Aviv

  /  June 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Egypt appoints new ambassador in Israel since 2012

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Al-Sisi, Shoukry tackle Palestinian issue

  /  June 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Al-Sisi and Foreign Minister Shoukry met with French, Arab Foreign Ministers

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Layers of conflict: Syria between history and geology

  /  June 21, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD Things just keep getting worse in Syria. The Sunni Jabhat Al-Nusra recently killed 23 Druze clan members in Idlib in an apparently unsanctioned raid. This, as James M. Dorsey warns, read the rest…

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Druze mount next flashpoint in Syrian conflict: Implications for Israel

  /  June 16, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey Syrian Druze have become the next potential flashpoint in a proxy war between Saudi Arabia, Iran and Israel that is exacerbating the Middle East’s multiple conflicts. With rebel forces advancing towards read the rest…

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Rafah border opening extended to 5 days: Palestinian official

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

President Abbas intervened to “ease the burden on families” during Ramadan

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Egypt’s BDS movement ready to challenge corporate, political elites over Israeli occupation

  /  June 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

International headlines were made after Orange CEO seemed to accept movement’s boycott argument

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Israel airstrikes hit Al-Qassam Brigades camp in Gaza

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

Attack is response to missile fired from Gaza into Israel, according to Israeli state media

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‘It is our intention to terminate contract with Israel’: Orange Chief Executive

and   /  June 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

BDS movement accused Orange Telecommunication Company in Egypt of cooperating with Israeli occupation on Palestinian territories

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Hamas official warns of another possible war in Gaza

  /  May 27, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Israel launched airstrikes across Gaza in response to alleged rocket fired from the strip

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Egypt unsatisfied with NPT conference progress

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Top priority for Egypt is Middle East NWFZ, calls for coordinator’s resignation

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Shoukry, UN envoy in Palestine meeting

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

The officials discussed developments in the Gaza Strip reconstruction

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Al-Sisi signs cooperation agreement with Greece, Cyprus

  /  April 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign Ministry official criticises Al-Sisi while on European tour, Al-Sisi tells Spanish newspaper he has prevented Egypt from descending into civil war

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Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East needed: Shoukry at UN

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

FM reiterated demands for the submission of all states under the three pillars of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

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Shoukry to attend Nuclear Non-Proliferation conference

  /  April 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt has pushed for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East since 1970s

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Iran nuclear programme deal prevents arms race in Middle East: Egypt

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

Iran gained international acknowledgement for its nuclear programme, built trust with the West, while Israel condemned the long-awaited deal

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Palestine officially joins ICC

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

Palestine “deserves international support” for its move to the ICC in the face of opposition, say HRW

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2 Egyptians given prison sentences for spying for Mossad

  /  March 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendants were given sentences of up to 25 years, with two Israelis also sentenced in absentia

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Al-Sisi, Ban Ki-moon discuss Israel and Libya

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

UN Secretary General praised Egypt’s political and economic success, encouraged Egyptian participation in coming conferences

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Egypt expects resumption of peace talks with new Israeli government

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt expects any newly formed Israeli government to engage directly in a political process that leads to the resumption of negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday. The ministry added in a statement that read the rest…

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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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Netanyahu’s Congress Speech: Manipulating the Middle East’s security architecture 

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey A satirical video of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress captures the essence of his message and his political strategy on the eve of Israeli elections. “There read the rest…

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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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World shares votes for Egypt, US committed to achieving democracy: Kerry

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

US Secretary of State discusses terrorism, Palestine-Israel issues during Economic Summit which “brings business and peace investments together” 

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Saudi Arabia blocks Swedish FM from speech at Arab League in Cairo

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Swedish government reports it as a response to criticism of Saudi’s rights record

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