humanitarian aid

Egypt continues airdrop of humanitarian aid onto Gaza: Minister of Defense

Sun, 02 Jun 2024 - 08:28 GMT

Egypt affirmed its support for the Palestinian cause against the pressure it is being exposed to, to push the international community to carry out its responsibilities in confronting the Israeli aggression against Gaza, the statement continued.

Egypt, US, Israel to meet in Cairo to discuss Rafah crossing reopening: Axios

Fri, 31 May 2024 - 05:45 GMT

Officials from Egypt, the United States, and Israel are scheduled to meet in Cairo next week to discuss the reopening of the Rafah border crossing, reported Axios, citing US and Israeli officials.

Egyptian relief trucks enter Gaza via Karm Abu Salem crossing

Sun, 26 May 2024 - 03:52 GMT

About 200 humanitarian aid trucks, including four fuel trucks, were redirected from the Rafah border crossing to the Karm Abu Salem crossing

Egypt remains committed to humanitarian duty towards Palestinians in Gaza: A high-level source

Sat, 25 May 2024 - 02:18 GMT

The source added that Egypt's deep-rooted humanitarian ties with the Palestinian people have driven it to apply all possible pressure on Israel to urgently facilitate the delivery of relief materials and fuel to Gaza.

Arab League calls for providing protection for Palestinian families in Gaza

Wed, 15 May 2024 - 01:29 GMT

Families also contribute to promoting awareness of environment protection and adaptation with climate change, the statement said.

Israel hinders humanitarian aid entry to Gaza by occupying Rafah border crossing for 4th day in a row: Hamas

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 01:17 GMT

He added: “Israel prevents the arrival of humanitarian aid to more than 2 million Palestinians, and endangers their lives and the lives of the wounded and sick by preventing their travel for treatment.”

Humanitarian aid to Gaza will increase starting next week: Egyptian high-ranking official

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 09:15 GMT

Egypt is hosting a new round of indirect talks between Hamas movement and Israel regarding reaching a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and increase the humanitarian aid that should enter the besieged enclave.

234 aid trucks enter besieged Gaza Strip

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 02:56 GMT

Data from the Rafah Crossing movement revealed that over the past hours, 48 trucks, including three fuel, three gas, and three diesel trucks entered the strip. Further, 42 trucks carrying essential supplies, such as food, medical supplies, flour, tents, blankets, mattresses, clothing, shoes, cleaning materials, dates, and tissues, have already made their way into Gaza. Additional 186 trucks, primarily laden with aid, entered through the Karam Abu Salem crossing.

Egypt increases Gaza aid delivery to minimum of 300 trucks daily as Cairo hosts ceasefire talks

Sun, 07 Apr 2024 - 03:29 GMT

The State Information Service (SIS) announced that Egypt has escalated the number of humanitarian aid trucks entering Gaza to a minimum of 300 trucks per day through the Rafah border crossing.

Famine 'quite possibly' in some areas of north Gaza, US official says

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 12:36 GMT

Famine is quite possibly present in parts of the northern Gaza Strip, a senior US State Department official said on Friday, adding that an obstacle to getting more aid to Palestinians was a scarcity of trucks in the enclave under Israeli siege.

Photos: Egyptian, Emirati military aircraft conduct airdrops of aid to inaccessible areas in Gaza

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 06:05 GMT

Egyptian and Emirati aircraft carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid to hard-to-reach regions in the Gaza Strip on Friday and Saturday, Egypt's Armed Forces' Spokesman Gharib Abdel Hafez announced.

UN chief arrives in Egypt’s Rafah to reaffirm call for ceasefire in Gaza

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 09:52 GMT

On October 20, 2023, nearly two weeks after Israel launched its war on the Gaza Strip, the UN Chief emphasized the urgent necessity for life-saving aid to promptly reach Gaza.

Egypt, UAE continue airdropping humanitarian aid onto northern Gaza Strip

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 01:58 GMT

The airdrops targeted isolated and inaccessible areas in the northern Gaza Strip, with two planes delivering 24 tons of food and relief aid, the Command reported. With this 11th airdrop, the total aid dropped since the inception of Operation "Birds of Goodness" has reached 462 tons of food and relief aid.

Egypt’s Arish International Airport receives two aid aircraft for Gazans

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 12:44 GMT

The first aircraft arrived from the UAE, carrying 20 tons of food, relief items, and medical aid, MENA reported a source at El Arish airport.

UN Women praises Egypt's pioneering role in providing humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 02:02 GMT

International praise for Egypt's efforts and its role in helping the United Nations to deliver humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip

54 wounded Palestinians cross Rafah terminal for treatment in Egypt

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 12:46 GMT

A total of 54 injured Palestinians crossed Rafah border terminal on Saturday with 108 companions coming from the war-ravaged Gaza Strip.

Photos: Azhar Zakat and Charity House sends 100 trucks loaded with 2,000 tons of aid to Gaza

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 - 08:42 GMT

This marks the fifth humanitarian aid convoy sent by EZCH to Gaza since October, as stated in a Wednesday press release by the Zakat house. The total number of trucks dispatched from EZCH to Gaza now stands at 225.

Ongoing attempts to reach humanitarian truce in Gaza during Ramadan: Expert

Mon, 11 Mar 2024 - 03:15 GMT

The Egyptian state spared no effort to stop the war on the people of Gaza from the first moment, and continued to provide humanitarian aid in various ways.

Photos: Egypt continues aid airdrop to northern Gaza as Cairo hosts new round of ceasefire talks

Sun, 10 Mar 2024 - 12:50 GMT

The Egyptian Air Forces, as part of a global alliance for airdropping humanitarian aid to Gaza, have maintained their efforts to deliver aid to affected areas in the northern part of the strip, announced Armed Forces’ Spokesman Gharib Abdel Hafez on Sunday.

Photos: Egyptian Air Forces join global alliance for aid airdrop to northern Gaza

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 10:43 GMT

Personnel from the Egyptian Air Forces have joined a global alliance to airdrop aid in northern Gaza from Jordan, according to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces’ Spokesman, Gharib Abdel Hafez, on Thursday.