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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  /  1 Comment

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  /  2 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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Rafah border crossing closed: Gaza Interior Ministry

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

The border crossing was opened Thursday under exceptional circumstances

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Egyptian political movements condemn latest Israeli Gaza offensive

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Movements call on Egyptian authorities to “stop the offensive”, expel the Israeli ambassador

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Rafah Border crossing reopened for 2 days for Palestinian Pilgrims

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Leading figure in Hamas says many more need to cross, with situation in Gaza worse now than under Mubarak

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Rafah border crossing to be reopened for 4 days

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

Crossing to be opened from Sunday to Wednesday for pilgrimage and humanitarian purposes

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‘Unjust to focus’ on Rafah: Egyptian ambassador to Palestine

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

For the past 11 months, Egyptian authorities have repeatedly shut down the border crossing and it is estimated that thousands need to travel

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Joint Egypt-Palestine committee calls for end of ‘Israeli siege on Gaza’

  /  May 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

This is the first time the committee has convened in nine years and comes ahead of talks at the level of the foreign ministers

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Rafah border crossing opens for two days

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

Egyptian authorities open the crossing for humanitarian cases upon Palestine’s request

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Gaza tunnels discovered in Rafah Mosque

  /  April 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Armed forces find six tunnel openings concealed in a North Sinai Mosque

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Haniyeh calls for permanent opening of Rafah crossing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance

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Rafah border crossing shut after three days of operation

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian authorities had opened the border crossing for three consecutive days this week

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Closure of Rafah border crossing ‘crime against humanity’: Hamas spokesman

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Relations between Cairo and Hamas tense; Cairo court recently banned Hamas activities in Egypt

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Court ruling shows strains on Egypt-Hamas relationship: experts

  /  March 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  12 Comments

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters banned activities of the Palestinian movement temporarily

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Egypt court bans Hamas activities

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  12 Comments

Hamas describes the court decision as “politicised” as tensions between the group and Egypt hit new high

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Hamas says to privatise Gaza crossing

  /  February 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The coastal strip, whose air and sea lanes are blocked by Israel, has three land crossings; Erez and Kerem Shalom with Israel and Rafah with Egypt.

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Rafah border crossing open for three days

  /  February 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The decision comes as many inside the strip are unable to gain access to medical care

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Gunmen bomb Sinai pipeline, army strikes back with arrests

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Sinai pipeline attacked for third time this month, while army destroys “militants’” tunnels and cars

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Three soldiers dead in Sinai, more injured

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

Security forces have been increasingly targeted in the peninsula

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