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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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Award-winning Palestinian cinematographer denied entry to Egypt

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Oscar-nominated production team forced to relocate new film to Jordan

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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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Religious endowment minister welcomes French parliament’s recognition of Palestine

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

Vote is symbolic and does not bind the government of France

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UN envoy in Egypt for Palestinian peace talks

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have escalated recently in East Jerusalem

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Arab League states to back Palestine’s statehood bid in front of UN Security Council

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

In case statehood bid is thwarted, “we would move towards defining our relations with Israel by halting security coordination”, says Abbas

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Arab League foreign ministers gather to discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  /  November 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President Al-Sisi scheduled to meet Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

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UN adopts resolutions presented by Egypt

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign ministry accuses countries voting against resolution of being in favour of “Israel’s illegal practices”

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing to admit Palestinians into Gaza

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has closed the border crossing for a month, after deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed the lives of 30 Egyptian security personnel

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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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Shoukry, Kerry discuss ways to prevent Middle East from ‘sliding into violence’

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s foreign minister also holds meetings with Saudi, British officials

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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, 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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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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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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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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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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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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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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Shoukry meets Ashton and successor

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign minister discussed regional issues with Italian counterpart who is set to replace Ashton as EU High Representative in weeks

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