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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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8 ‘terrorist elements’ killed in North Sinai operations: armed forces

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

Unlicensed vehicles, drug laden cars, and “terrorist element headquarters” destroyed on Saturday, claims army

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Sinai enters a new chapter

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Khaled Okasha The terrorist attack that took place in Karam Al-Qawadees , next to Sheikh Zuweid, will open a new chapter for the entirety of the Sinai Peninsula. Will 24 October represent the end read the rest…

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President orders study for a ‘new Rafah’

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Plan to be delivered within 15 days on sustainable development in northern Sinai

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1,156 families relocated for ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

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

Rafah elders and leaders to meet presidential council

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Rafah ‘elders and leaders’ to meet presidential council

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

Sinai residents to express vision for future and current issues following establishment of ‘secure zone’ on Egypt-Gaza border

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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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Armed forces creating ‘secure zone’ on Gaza border

and   /  October 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Residents told to leave homes as military seeks to destroy Gaza tunnels once and for all

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3-month state of emergency imposed on North Sinai

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

Emergency law first used by Gamal Abdel Nasser back in force

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3 soldiers die in Gaza border tunnel collapse

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One officer, two conscripts dead; another soldier injured in collapse

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Egyptians launch initiative to comfort injured Palestinians receiving treatment

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

“We are all human” has arranged more than 17 hospital visits in Egypt and helped 3 severely injured patients to travel to Germany for treatment

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6 militants killed, 10 arrested in Rafah

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Security forces also destroy a number of tunnels

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‘Dangerous terrorist’ arrested as military campaign in North Sinai continues

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

Military destroys tunnel openings in Rafah as part of ongoing campaign to restore security

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Army destroys 5 tunnels, arrests 5 Palestinians attempting to cross Rafah border

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s armed forces destroyed five tunnels and apprehended five Palestinian nationals attempting to cross into North Sinai at Rafah during operations taking place between 7 and 10 August, according to the military spokesman’s official page. read the rest…

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Foreign ministry denies Rafah border closure

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egypt claims it has allowed over 7,500 people to pass through the Rafah border crossing; Gaza residents say border “practically closed”

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Rafah border open to aid Gaza: Foreign ministry

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Humanitarian aid pours in as ceasefire reaches second day

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No alternative to Egyptian initiative on Gaza: Al-Sisi

  /  August 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cross faction Palestinian delegation expected in Cairo for Gaza talks

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UN, US sponsored Gaza ceasefire broken in less than 3 hours

  /  August 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

At least 35 dead in Rafah after Israel resumes strikes in response to gunfire, Egypt rescinds invitation for talks

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Israel’s deadly attack on Gaza – A never-ending déjà vu

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Jonathan Moremi A few weeks ago I bought the book “The General’s Son” by Miko Peled, an Israeli. His father – Matti Peled – was one of the most respected Israeli Generals fighting in read the rest…

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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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2 tribal leaders killed in North Sinai

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Unidentified gunmen kill tribal leaders in separate incidents on same day

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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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Palestinian losses mount after Israel expands ground operations

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  33 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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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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Aid convoy to Gaza forced to turn back

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Convoy prepared by group of political movements stopped at the border for security reasons

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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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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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Political movements call for opening Rafah border crossing ‘indefinitely’

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Movements collect donations for Gazans; plan aid envoy scheduled to take off to the strip next week

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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing, Amnesty calls for investigation into violations

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Death toll from the ongoing violence leaves 121 dead in Gaza; no deaths reported from Israel

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