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Timeline: Egypt's moves from September 2020 to February 2021 culminating in 14 Palestinian factions in Cairo to discuss elections

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Egypt has a long history of supporting Palestinians and their aspirations for an independent state, not only for the obvious reasons of sharing a border with them, having a central role in the region, or having a peace treaty with Israel.

Retrials of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat over charges of ‘storming eastern border,’ ‘spying for Hamas adjourned

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 01:27 GMT

On 29 August 2020, Mahmoud Ezzat got arrested during a security raid on an apartment in Cairo after having been on the run for seven years.

Hamas 'transgressions' result in Rafah border crossing closing off to vehicles, commodities

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 01:12 GMT

Rafah border crossing has been closed to vehicles and commodities owing to "transgressions by Hamas, according to a Monday statement.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry to meet Palestine’s Fatah movement officials, Monday

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 08:58 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign affairs Sameh Shoukry expected to meet, Monday with Secretary General of Fatah's Central Committee (FCC), Jibril Rajoub and, Rawhi Fattouh, a senior official of Fatah's Central Committee at the headquarters of the ministry in Cairo.

Palestine’s rival factions unite to face Israeli annexation plan

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 05:09 GMT

Palestine’s rival factions Fatah and Hamas held a rare meeting via video on Thursday to announce a new stage of joint national work to face Israel’s internationally-condemned annexation plan on the occupied West Bank.

9 MB leaders sentenced to life for communicating with Hamas

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - 11:50 GMT

The defendants faced accusations of spying and communicating with foreign organizations to destabilize the country’s security and stability.

Q&A on case of 2011 prison break

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 10:37 GMT

The judgment of 28 defendants, who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood, in their retrial over storming the Egyptian eastern borders during the 2011 revolution will be proclaimed Aug. 10. Below are Q&A on the most important aspects of the case.

Egypt sentences 5 convicts to 25 yrs in jail for spying

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 03:03 GMT

Another convict, who was present at the cage, was sentenced to 15 years in jail; meanwhile, all the convicts were fined LE 500,000 (US$ 30,000) each.

One Palestinian killed as West Bank protesters clash with Israeli troops

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 07:15 GMT

About 150 Palestinian students threw firebombs and rocks at Israeli soldiers who responded with tear gas and rubber-coated metal bullets.

Israel, Hamas agree to truce via Egyptian mediators

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 08:19 GMT

Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters.

Israel air strike targets office of Hamas leader in Gaza - Hamas radio

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 06:47 GMT

An Israeli air strike targeted the office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip on Monday, Hamas radio reported.

Morsi pardoned 1,303 criminal inmates in 2012: security reports

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 02:35 GMT

Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Mohamed Morsi and many members of the MB group, Palestine's Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah are accused in the case.

Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 10:00 GMT

The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing.

Our intelligence detected 800 militant intruders in January 2011: Mubarak

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 01:11 GMT

That was during his testimony in the “Border Intrusion” case as he asked for a permission to disclose classified information.

Israeli troops kill two fugitive Hamas gunmen in West Bank

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Israeli commandos killed two fugitive gunmen overnight in the occupied West Bank and Hamas claimed them as its members on Thursday, a measure of the Palestinian Islamist faction's resilience in areas controlled by its more moderate rival Fatah.

UN General Assembly blocks US anti-Hamas resolution

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The UN General Assembly on Thursday blocked a US-sponsored draft resolution to condemn Hamas for firing rockets into Israel and inciting violence, Alhurra reported.

Doubts on $90 million Qatari ‘donation’ to Gaza

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 - 03:43 GMT

Qatar delivered $15 million in cash to Gaza Strip while the rest will be paid over the next six months.

Adly testifies in ‘illegal crossing of eastern borders’

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly testified before the Cairo Criminal Court on Oct.28 in the retrial of former President Mohamed Morsi and 28 others.

Palestinian militants agree truce after exchange of fire with Israel

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

The Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptian-mediated truce.

France closes Muslim Shia center on grounds of terrorism

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 04:00 GMT

French authorities issued Wednesday an Official decree to close the Shia Muslim center “Zahra France”, located in Grande-Synthe north of France.

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