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Egypt FM, Fatah official discuss latest Palestinian developments

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 11:11 GMT

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.

Egypt resumes opening of Rafah border crossing

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 12:22 GMT

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's FM to CNN: We work to reach ceasefire in Palestinian territories

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt is working to reach a ceasefire in the Palestinian territories to avert more escalation of conflict there.

Paris police clash with pro-Palestinian protesters

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 11:38 GMT

But protesters turned out anyway, waving Palestinian flags and attempting to join up with disparate groups of demonstrators.

Shoukry, Hariri review efforts to form new Lebanese gov't

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 03:47 GMT

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 conducts deadly retaliatory strikes on Gaza as violence escalates

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 12:48 GMT

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.

Egypt condemns Israel's targeting of Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 01:33 GMT

It also urged the Israeli authorities to bear their responsibility and halt their ongoing violations and provocations in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

Sisi affirms need to internationally resume Middle East peace process in meeting with FMs

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 06:14 GMT

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.

Family of Palestinian died in Turkey files complaint to Egypt's attorney general

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 02:41 GMT

The Turkish authorities claimed that Zaki Mubarak, the victim, was a spy to the United Arab Emirates, and that he died after committing suicide.

With help from diaspora, Palestinians hope for Asian Cup surprise

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 08:43 GMT

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 killed in Israeli airstrike on northern Gaza Strip

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 09:52 GMT

Two Palestinians were killed on Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike targeting a group of citizens in Beit Lahia town in northern the Gaza Strip

3 Palestinians injured in Israeli airstrikes on eastern Gaza

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 11:04 GMT

Israeli warplanes on Sunday attacked several positions in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli occupation of Palestine is the crisis main root: Egypt’s FM

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:35 GMT

FM Shoukry said the continuation of Israeli occupation of Palestine is the root of the crisis and the reason for Palestinians’ tragedies and sufferings

Rim Banna leaves behind artistic treasure

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 10:28 GMT

Late prominent Palestinian singer, songwriter, and composer Rim Banna didn’t leave this world before enriching it with a magnificent artistic treasure.

Pope Tawadros: Church refuses extremist Torah explanations toward Jerusalem

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Pope Tawadros said that the Coptic Orthodox Church’s firm stance toward the Jerusalem cause comes from its commitment toward common living aspirations.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 10:29 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up.

Palestinians may seek U.N. Assembly support if U.S. vetoes Jerusalem resolution: envoy

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 01:52 GMT

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.

In Pics: Egypt opens Rafah crossing for 4 days

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 10:19 GMT

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.

Huzama Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 09:57 GMT

Palestinian author Huzama Habayeb has been awarded the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature by AUC Press.

Abbas: Jerusalem’s Arab identity will not change

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 05:45 GMT

Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that he rejects the U.S. administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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