Egypt exerted big efforts regarding Palestinian reconciliation: Mahmoud Abbas

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 12:07 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed the “historical” relations with Egypt, which he called “the warm embrace” of Palestine.

Mahmoud Ezat sentenced to life in 'Border Infiltration' case

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Mahmoud Ezat is the former deputy Supreme Guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Memory of the day: Terrorists assassinate Counselor Ahmed al-Khazindar in 1948

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 09:42 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on March 22.

Acting leader of outlawed Muslim brotherhood Mahmoud Ezzat sentenced to 25 years in prison for spying for Hamas

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 12:52 GMT

According to the prosecution, Ezzat and other members of the banned group have been charged with storming the Egyptian eastern borders, attacking security institutions, plotting with Hamas and the international organization of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Hezbollah to create chaos in Egypt to bring down the authorities.

Egyptian president asserts backing to Palestinian counterpart in message delivered by intelligence chief

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 11:52 GMT

The president also directed Egyptian officials to continue brokering a solution to the issue of captives and missing individuals between Israel and Hamas.

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.