President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace King Abdullah II of Jordan and Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas to confer over the developments of the Palestinian Cause as well as relevant regional and international updates.
Shoukry reiterated Egypt's unwavering support of the Palestinian issue and the legitimate rights of the Palestinians, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez tweeted.
The resumption of the crossing came upon the directives of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to facilitate travel movement for the Palestinians stranded at the crossing.
Egypt is working to reach a ceasefire in the Palestinian territories to avert more escalation of conflict there.
But protesters turned out anyway, waving Palestinian flags and attempting to join up with disparate groups of demonstrators.
Shoukry stressed Egypt's keenness to coordinate with Hariri and political leaderships there to avoid more problems in case that no technocratic government is formed.
Israel unleashed new air strikes on Gaza early Tuesday, targeting the homes of Hamas and Islamic Jihad commanders as Palestinian armed groups fired dozens of rockets toward Israel. The latest escalation comes after weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem.
It also urged the Israeli authorities to bear their responsibility and halt their ongoing violations and provocations in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed the need to resume peace process at the international political level, while taking into consideration the latest international and regional political developments, the Presidency said.
The Turkish authorities claimed that Zaki Mubarak, the victim, was a spy to the United Arab Emirates, and that he died after committing suicide.
The Palestinian football team are taking part in their second-ever Asian Cup in the coming days, and team members born in various parts of the world are hoping to spring a few surprises.
Two Palestinians were killed on Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike targeting a group of citizens in Beit Lahia town in northern the Gaza Strip
Israeli warplanes on Sunday attacked several positions in the Gaza Strip.
FM Shoukry said the continuation of Israeli occupation of Palestine is the root of the crisis and the reason for Palestinians’ tragedies and sufferings
Late prominent Palestinian singer, songwriter, and composer Rim Banna didn’t leave this world before enriching it with a magnificent artistic treasure.
Pope Tawadros said that the Coptic Orthodox Church’s firm stance toward the Jerusalem cause comes from its commitment toward common living aspirations.
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The Palestinian leadership may turn to the U.N. General Assembly if Washington vetoes a draft U.N. Security Council resolution to reaffirm Jerusalem’s status.
The crossing will be opened within the framework of the efforts made by Egyptian leadership headed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to ease the burden on Palestinians.
Palestinian author Huzama Habayeb has been awarded the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature by AUC Press.