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Fear, violence and hardship part of everyday life in volatile North Sinai town

  /  November 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military

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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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Rafah-Gaza buffer zone to expand to 1km

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decision comes after the armed forces discovered tunnels over 800 metres long

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Knife, axe attacks kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine has claimed the attack

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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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Egypt, Israel aware of mutual security needs: Israeli spokesman

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Israel concerned over ABM pledge to ISIS, says Egypt conscious of security conditions

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Israeli navy fires on boat returning from Sinai

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian state media says fishermen injured after Israel navy targeted boat

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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Egypt expresses concern over continued Al-Aqsa Mosque violence

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Over past 3 weeks clashes have flared in Jerusalem between Israeli police and Palestinians

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Israeli ex-general critical of Netanyahu’s leadership

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dr Cesar Chelala 106 former high-ranking Israeli members of the armed forces, police, and intelligence have called on Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make a strong move for peace with the Palestinians. In a read the rest…

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Israel reopens Gaza border crossings

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Border closed for two days following rocket fire from Gaza to Israel

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Egypt condemns ‘Israeli attacks’ on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Attacks are severe violations of international law, says foreign ministry

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Arab League condemns ‘Israeli attacks’ on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League

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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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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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Palestinian-American shot dead in the West Bank

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Shooting of Orwa Hammad is the second by the IDF in the West Bank in eight days

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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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Israeli troops injured by gunfire from Sinai

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

2 soldiers injured and evacuated to Israeli hospital for treatment

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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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Al-Sisi travels to Alexandria to oversee naval exercises

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

Al-Bader exercises mark anniversary of sinking of Israeli destroyer Eliat in 1967

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Egypt-Israel gas deal won’t happen without state’s approval: Petroleum ministry

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

Israeli energy company Delek says purchased gas will be supplied to industrial consumers in Egypt

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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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Foreign ministry condemns Israeli attack on mosques

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry condemns storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and attack on Nablus mosque

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Build-destroy cycle must be broken: Ban Ki-moon

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

UN chief visits Gaza, announces start of reconstruction following $5.4bn pledged earlier this week

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UK pledges additional £20m for Gaza reconstruction

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

”Return to status quo not an option for Gaza”, says Department for International Development

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In Pictures: World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

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

International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated read the rest…

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World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

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

Egypt and Norway are co-hosting the conference in conjunction with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Middle East Quarter envoy Tony Blair, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon among the attendees.

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US to grant $212m towards Gaza Reconstruction

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

Conference expected to raise more than $1.5bn

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