Gaza Strip

In pics: stages of progress of Egyptian projects for reconstruction of Gaza Strip

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 03:40 GMT

The Palestinian news agency "Sawa" confirmed on Sunday that an Egyptian engineering delegation will arrive in Gaza to follow up on the completion of the Egyptian projects in the strip.

Palestinian children inside Israeli jails subjected to different abuses, says Palestinian official

Sun, 28 May 2023 - 01:21 GMT

Addressing a regional conference in Doha on preventing serious abuses against the children during armed conflicts, he called for protecting the children from Israeli violations inside jails.

UPDATE: Calm prevails in Gaza as Egypt-brokered ceasefire goes into effect

Sat, 13 May 2023 - 07:47 GMT

The Egyptian and Israeli sides have agreed on an Egypt-mediated ceasefire to end days of hostilities in the Gaza Strip starting today 10:00 AM local time, Al Qahera News reported.

Egypt calls for int’l community to help stop Israeli assaults against Palestinians: Munich-format meeting

Thu, 11 May 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called for the international community and countries sponsoring the peace process to intervene in order to stop the Israeli assaults against the Palestinian people.

Number of PIJ senior members killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza Strip: Sky News

Tue, 09 May 2023 - 07:24 GMT

The strikes left so far around 12 Palestinians killed, including children and women, in addition to 20 others wounded.

Sisi receives phone call from Qatari emir

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 10:32 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Tuesday a phone call from Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Egyptian president receives phone call from Israeli PM after brokering ceasefire with Gaza Strip

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 09:22 GMT

President Sisi pointed out that Egypt deployed diligent and concentrated efforts to contain the situation.

Israeli military targeted senior Islamic Jihad operative in airstrike --paper

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

According to reports in Gaza, several civilians were killed including a 5-year-old girl and a 25-year-old woman, and at least 125 more were injured, the paper said.

Egyptian attempts to mediate, calm situation in Gaza Strip

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 06:02 GMT

Egypt has been carrying intensive Egyptian communications to control the escalation in Gaza Strip and calm the situation, according to security source.

'Rafah Border Crossing is still open': Egyptian authorities confirm

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

The Egyptian Authorities confirmed Monday that Rafah Border Crossing is still open in both directions for the entry of passengers, and aid to Gaza Strip.

US diplomat embarks on Mideast tour, including Egypt

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 03:51 GMT

US Deputy Assistant State Secretary for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs Hadi Amr will accompany Lambert during her Mideast tour.

Israeli aircraft carry out raid on Gaza Strip after missile interception

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:01 GMT

A number of Israeli armed reconnaissance aircraft carried out early on Tuesday a raid on Gaza Strip.

Israel lifts West Bank, Gaza closure

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 02:22 GMT

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s office announced the decision to open the crossings, following a situational assessment he held with top military and defence officials.

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.

Rafah crossing between Egypt, Gaza remains open for stranded passengers, humanitarian cases

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 01:05 GMT

The Egyptian authorities on Monday resumed operating Rafah border crossing on both sides,

Rafah crossing between Egypt, Gaza remains open for stranded passengers, humanitarian cases

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Egypt’s authorities, continued on Monday operating Rafah border crossing on both sides to facilitate the transit of stranded Palestinians and the entry of aid and construction materials to the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian medical delegation arrives in Gaza to perform critical surgeries: Extra News

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 09:14 GMT

An Egyptian medical delegation comprising doctors of different specialties have arrived in the Gaza Strip to perform critical surgeries, Extra News reported.

Egypt, Qatar sign deals to supply fuel, basic materials for Gaza

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 10:32 GMT

The total amount provided reached more than USD 1.5 billion, issued to health, education, housing, industry, agriculture, infrastructure projects, roads, and buildings.

Opened for 6 consecutive months: Rafah Border continues to receive humanitarian cases, aid

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 01:28 GMT

The Rafah crossing has been opened for the past six months, and on Tuesday, it enters its seventh month of consecutive operation to facilitate the crossing of humanitarian cases and medical aid to Palestinians.

Rafah crossing between Egypt, Gaza remains open for stranded passengers, humanitarian cases

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:19 GMT

It is also part of the Egyptian commitment announced by Sisi to quickly improve the living conditions of the Gaza dwellers.