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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 condemns burning of Jerusalem mosque, church

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The attacks are believed to have been implemented by a group of Israeli settlers 

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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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Ex-minister acquitted over suspect Israel gas deals

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Verdict for former petroleum minister is latest in series of acquittals for Mubarak-era figures

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Microsoft plans acquisition of Israeli company developing touch services

  /  February 17, 2015  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Listen By Sally Saad US technology company Microsoft will purchase Israeli company N-trig, specialised in fast-response touch techniques and digital pens, with a total cost of $200m. The 190 company’s employees will be moved to read the rest…

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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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Egypt condemns Israeli settlement activity

  /  February 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Palestine aims transferral of matter to ICC, say Palestinian media outlets

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Don’t fall for Nasrallah’s bluff

  /  February 6, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Nasrallah’s pompous speech rejecting the “rules of engagement” ignores the reality of Hezbollah’s difficult geo-strategic situation in Syria and the fear of a second front with Israel

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Shoukry meets UN diplomat to discuss Palestinian issue

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Robert Serry arrived in Cairo to discuss potential resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

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Petroleum ministry informed ahead of Israel gas negotiations: BG

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

Arafa held meeting with petroleum officials to discuss importing gas from Tel Aviv to Egyptian plants, official says

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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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Egypt continues to link extremism with Israeli-Palestinian conflict as it bids for UNSC seat

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

Recent statements by officials suggest that Egypt’s hopes for security role is based on linking international extremism with neighbouring conflict

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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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Sinai safari trips require downgraded security and lower fees: Tourism company head

  /  January 14, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Trips in region suffer from lengthy licensing waiting periods and high fees

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Al-Sisi to meet Abbas to discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Talks will include Arab financial safety nets for Palestinians, says Fatah leader

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Al-Sisi discusses Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Tony Blair

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

President also meets Jewish Congress president, a businessman and one of the biggest sponsors of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

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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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Palestine to join International Criminal Court: UN Chief

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Despite failure to achieve nation status at UN Security Council late December, Palestine to be accepted onto UN war-crimes court, while official speaks of possible Israeli retributions

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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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Is there a peace partner in Israel?

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

Listen By Fadi Elhusseini The Palestinian-Israeli peace process has again ground to a halt, and each party blames the other for this unfortunate failure. Israeli officials repeat continuously that there is no Palestinian peace partner, 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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Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian during West Bank raid

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Death comes less than a week after confrontation between Israeli troops and West Bank protesters led to the death of a Palestinian minister

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Gaza residents describe life in a city of ruins

  /  December 14, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

After war and donor conferences, humanitarian catastrophe looms in heavily populated strip

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Shoukry, British meetings tackle international security in the Middle East

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

Shoukry stressed risk of third intifada as a result of “provocations” in Palestinian territories

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Egypt-UN meeting tackles international security in the Middle East

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs praised Egypt’s attempts to ease tensions between Palestinians and Israelis

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US seeks to ‘defuse tension’ between Palestinians and Israelis

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

John Kerry set to meet Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to discuss recent developments before UN Security Council meeting

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IDF attacks on Gaza buildings ‘wanton and unjustified’: Amnesty International

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights group calls for impartial investigations of alleged international humanitarian law violations during 2014 Gaza conflict

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Doubts raised over Kellogg’s bid for BiscoMisr shares

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Kellogg’s EGP 940m bid for 51% of company awaiting response from Financial Supervisory Authority

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Shoukry asks Britain to support Libya’s ‘legitimate government institutions’

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

State institutions and dialogue are key to region’s stability, says Egypt FM

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